A woman who was on Thursday, October 14, sentenced to three years imprisonment after she was found guilty of defrauding her victims to the tune of N6.2 million, has been given an option of N30,000 fine as a replacement for the conviction. The woman, whose name was given as Amina Lawal Yahaya Gumau (also known as Amina Jauro), was sentenced to three years imprisonment by Justice.
It was sheer divine grace that saved all the passengers inside a commercial minibus in the afternoon of Thursday, October 14, when the driver of the minibus lost control and collided with a high capacity bus, causing the minibus to tumble in the process. The incident, which occurred around 12:15 p.m. at the descent of Stadium Bridge inward Barracks en route Ojuelelgba, was said to have occurred as a result of the recklessness of the minibus driver who was on top speed and was unable to control the situation.
Buhari meets Pastor Tunde Bakare in Aso Villa PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, received Pastor Tunde Bakare of The Citadel Global Community Church, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Mr Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, made the disclosure via a post on his official Facebook age.
Jonathan, Okonjo-Iweala, Ganduje, others get awards PHOTO CREDIT: Leadership News Former President Goodluck Jonathan, World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and some state governors are to be honoured on November 18, 2021, for their services to their country and the global community.
Raymond Dokpesi: Polygamy, one of my greatest errors in life PHOTO CREDIT: P.M. News Nigeria Raymond Dokpesi, The Chairman Emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, has said going into polygamy was one of the greatest errors of his life. Dokpesi stated this on Saturday in an interview with journalists in Abuja Saturday.
Today's Headlines: I Write More Heartbreak Songs Than Love Songs, Says Yemi Alade; Ayu Emerges PDP Consensus Candidate
I write more heartbreak songs than love songs, says Yemi Alade PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers Multiple award-winning singer, Yemi Alade, has stated that she keeps writing more heartbreak songs than love songs. The songstress made this revelation via her verified Instagram page on Thursday, as she also announced her next performance.
Ensure health infrastructures meet UN provisions, Jonathan Urges FG, others PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers Former President Goodluck Jonathan has challenged governments at all levels to ensure that the healthcare needs of Nigerians meet the United Nations specifications on health. He said that the COVID-19 pandemic has opened the eyes of everyone including administrators, politicians and professionals that health-related issues should no longer be taken for granted.
Group wants Tinubu to run for 2023 PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria The Tinubu Support Organisation (TSO), yesterday, insisted that they would not relent in persuading the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to run for the office of president during the 2023 election.
Fela's clarity of purpose attracted me-79-year-old ex-manager PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers Mr Rikki Stein, Ex-Manager of the late Afro-beat king, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, on Tuesday said he was attracted to the musician because of his resolve to fight for the rights of the common man. Stein, who worked with Fela for 15 years, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Lagos.
PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Lagos monarchs within the Badagry Division have endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Bola Tinubu for the 2023 presidency. They described Tinubu, a former Lagos Governor, as the best candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The traditional rulers made the pronouncement at a town hall meeting organised by the South West Agenda (SWAGA’23) on Sunday.
National Convention: APC moves to avert implosion, reconstitutes reconciliation committee PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers As part of measures to stave off a possible implosion within its ranks, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has reconstituted its National Reconciliation Committee, with a view to reconciling all aggrieved stakeholders ahead of its national convention.
Nigeria better as one, says Osinbajo PHOTO CREDIT: Punch Newspapers Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that Yoruba, Igbo and the North are not better off on their own. This is as he said that Nigeria is better off as one nation, adding that “this is why we are strong and we can face the world.”
Today's Headlines: FG Reintroduces Bursary Payment To Undergraduates, Tega Expresses Her Frustration
PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers As teachers across the world celebrated the Teachers’ Day, yesterday, the Federal Government said it would reintroduce the payment of bursary awards to students in tertiary institutions, just as it gave the assurance of ensuring the safety of students in schools.
PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria British heavyweight boxer, Tyson Fury, has advised Anthony Joshua to retire from boxing if he loses his rematch with Oleksandr Usyk. Recall that Joshua had recently lost his WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight titles to Ukrainian Usyk. Joshua activated his rematch clause with Usyk immediately after the comprehensive defeat.
PHOTO CREDIT: PEOPLES GAZETTE Attorney General Abubarkar Malami is expected to declare a state of emergency in Anambra, according to the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The administration also dismissed complaints of the action, arguing that the threats presented by separatist agitators IPOB were far more serious than those posed by criminals in the north.
PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Former boxer, David Haye has warned British fighter, Tyson Fury, not to be over-confident ahead of his third fight with American boxer, Deontay Wilder. Haye believes Fury needs to realise that his fight against Wilder is the biggest bout of his life, adding that the Gypsy king could be going into the contest under-prepared.
PHOTO CREDIT: Vanguard Newspapers GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, threw his weight behind the presidential bid of National Leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, in 2023, saying he has the quality to lead the nation. Sanwo-Olu made the remark at the official launch of a campaign group, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju, SWAGA ’23, held in Ikeja, Lagos.
Tyson Fury Vs Deontay Wilder: Mike Tyson predicts heaven weight clash PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Former heavyweight champion, Iron Mike Tyson, has tipped Tyson Fury to beat Deontay Wilder on Saturday night. Tyson told BBN: “You know, Deontay Wilder has nothing to be sad about or nothing to complain about, he’s fought great fights.
PHOTO CREDIT: Daily Post Nigeria Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has advised youths to contest for elective positions during the 2023 general elections if they want to assume power. Osinbajo stated this during a two-day retreat for young lawmakers in Lagos on Monday. He warned that power is never given on a platter.
Today's Headlines: Shi'ites Dare Police, Hold Procession; No Regret Having A Baby At Tender Age - Jackie B
PHOTO CREDIT: Premium Times Nigeria There was tension on Tuesday in Abuja, the nation’s capital city when members of the up Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites and security forces, including police and military operatives, clashed. The clash threw residents of the city in confusion.