Veteran comedian, Baba Sala, dies at 81

A foremost comedian, Moses Adejumo, popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead. He was 81. Baba Sala died in Ilesa on Sunday evening and his body has been deposited at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex Annex, (Wesley Guild Hospital) in Ilesa. His media assistant, Mr Isaac Hastrup, confirmed the death of the ace comedian to our correspondent on the telephone on Monday morning. Hastrup said, “Baba has died. He died some minutes to 10pm on Sunday night. His remains had been taken to the morgue. He died of…

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One dead as suspected cult groups clash in Delta community

A suspected cultist has been reported dead in a rival cult clash in Ovwian Community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. We gathered that latest clash broke out between the Aye, Dominion and Aro-Bagger confraternities. Details of what led to the bloody clash remain unknown at the time of filing this report. Our correspondent learnt that the deceased was killed in a fierce battle at about 3pm on Monday. The decease whose remains had been deposited in a mortuary had tattoos all over his body. The cult groups…

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Why Nigerians should believe what Aisha Buhari said about APC, primary elections – Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to a statement by Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari criticizing the primary elections conducted by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in some states. Aisha had on Sunday expressed disappointment over the processes employed during the elections. She called on Nigerians to speak out against what she tagged as ‘impunity’ employed by the ruling party’s leadership. Her comments stirred mixed reactions from Nigerians as some applauded her for speaking out, while others accused her of criticizing the process…

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Mikel, Essien react to Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi and former Ghanaian international, Michael Essien ‘have reacted to the retirement of Chelsea legend, John Terry from football. Recall that Terry on Sunday evening announced his retirement from football, via his Instagram page. Mikel and Essien, who played alongside Terry for many years at Chelsea, congratulated the former centre-back, []Mikel, Essien react to Chelsea legend, John Terry’s retirement Share on: WhatsApp

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Benue APC in crisis as Oshiomhole rejects Dickson Akoh, backs Dan Onjeh as Jime’s deputy

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has reportedly rejected the proposal by the leadership of the party in Benue South to deputize its guber candidate in the state, Emmanuel Jime with Dickson Akoh. Akoh is the National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, whose bill was recently thrown out by President Muhammadu Buhari. It was gathered that the APC caucus in Benue had suggested Akoh as running mate to Jime, who recently picked the party’s ticket for the 2019 governorship election in the…

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