Yes, Sunday Igboho is with security operatives -Lawyer confirms

One of the counsels to the Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has confirmed the areest of their client saying the activist actually surrendered himself and was not captured by the security operatives. Igboho was reportedly arrested on Monday night in Cotonou as sources noted that he was heading for Germany. He was, however, nabbed by security operatives in the neighbouring country. Olajengbesi said, “Truly he was arrested and I have confirmed that. We are making efforts to ensure that he is fine. You…

Dangote Makes Nigeria Third-Highest Country in Terms of Urea Capacity Additions

With the coming on stream of Dangote Fertiliser Limited, global urea capacity is poised to see considerable growth over the upcoming years, potentially increasing from 222.96 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) in 2020 to 305.92 mtpa in 2030, registering a total growth of 37%, according to a GlobalData report.  The 3.0 million metric tonnes of Dangote Fertiliser plant and around 88 planned and announced plants are scheduled to come online, predominantly in Asia and Africa, over the next five years.  GlobalData, which made this announcement in its Global Urea Capacity…

DSS WHISKED AWAY N3M, CCTV BOX DURING RAID – IGBOHO’S AIDE

A new twist to Igboho saga as one of the aides of the self acclaimed Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has said operatives of the Department of State Services took away N3m and a Closed-circuit television box during Thursday raid of the activist’s house in Ibadan, Oyo State. Punch correspondent, who visited Igboho’s house, observed bloodstain on the floor in front of the main building. Windows of some vehicles and buildings on the premises were shattered. There was thick blood clot in one of the chalets, an…

Nigerian Pastor Arrested For Stealing Church Funds In Ireland

A Nigerian pastor living in Co Kildare, Ireland has appeared at Naas District Court accused of taking €70,000 from church funds over an eight year period, RTE reports.  Ebenezer Oduntan, 56, of 45 The Close, Curragh Grange, Newbridge is facing 39 allegations under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Theft and Fraud Act 2001 dating between 2012 and 2020. At the time of the allegations, Mr Oduntan was pastor of a parish of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (City of David) based at Naas Enterprise Park in Naas. Det…

BUHARI ASKS COMMUNIST PARTY OF CHINA TO PARTNER APC

Buhari has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 100th anniversary of founding the Communist Party of China, seeking its partnership with APC.President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping on the 100th anniversary of founding the Communist Party of China, seeking its partnership with APC.In a letter to the Chinese leader, according to a statement Mr Buhari’s media aide Femi Adesina, the president said China succeeded in building a “moderately prosperous society” and is on the way to building a “modern socialist country.” Mr Buhari also affirmed that…

NNAMDI KANU LIVED FIVE-STAR LIFE, TRAVELLED IN PRIVATE JETS, SAYS LAI MOHAMMED

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, lived a five-star life across several countries, travelling on chartered private jets, living in luxury apartments and turning out in designer clothes and shoes. Mohammed said this at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday on the re-arrest of the IPOB leader. He said Kanu was re-arrested through a collaborative effort between Nigerian security agencies and their international counterparts. The Minister said, “As you are aware, the leader of the…

FG to arraign Dana Air MD, Jacky Ranesh, for alleged fraud

If all things go as stated, the Federal Government is expected to arraign the Managing Director (MD) of Dana Air, Hathiramani Jacky Ranesh on October 13, at the Federal High Court, Abuja on allegations bordering on fraud.Justice Obiora Egwuatu fixed the date after counsel to the defendant, Ade Adedeji, SAN, told the court that the absence of his client in court was to the knowledge of the prosecution. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the arraignment of Ramesh and two others, in suit number CR/101/21, was in the…

Crisis Rocks Epe Palace Over Politics

The situation at the moment in the palace of Oloja of Epe, Oba Kamaldeen Animashaun is what can be described as fire on the mountain.Since two of his children went into the race of contesting for Epe local government Chairmanship, sources say peace has literally evoporated from the royal family.It was exclusively gathered that all attempts to calm the nerves of the two parties have failed and reconciliation seems impossible.On one hand is Princess Olayemi who is believed to have the underground support of the king.The othe party is Quam…

NIGERIA IS POOR, ONLY OPTION IS TO BORROW ― SENATE PRESIDENT

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday, apprised President Muhammadu Buhari of the activities lined up by the National Assembly, saying after the meeting that Nigeria is a poor nation that has no option but to borrow to fund infrastructure. Fielding questions from correspondents after the meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja, he, however, assured that the legislature would not be frivolous in granting Executive requests for loans. According to him, such requests would be subjected to thorough scrutiny to be sure that they are necessary and when approved, the use…

AFTER GOD, IT’S BUHARI, SAYS UZODIMMA

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo says President Muhammadu Buhari is the next powerful person after God in Nigeria. In a clip seen by Peoples Gazette on Monday, the governor said Mr Buhari possessed the power to decide which region should get what, suggesting the South-East is sidelined for its refusal to cooperate with Mr Buhari’s regime. Mr Uzodimma said, “After God in Nigeria, the next person is Buhari. He has the power to dictate where there should be light or not, and it happens. Why have we decided that there…