How Femi Kuti disappointed Osinbajo at Fela’s shrine, tells VP ”I won’t support you

Nigerian musician, Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti, popularly known as Femi Kuti has said that he will not support President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. The music star, who recently headlined the annual Felabration event at the popular shrine in Lagos, openly stated that he won’t support the Buhari-led government because of his father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Kuti revealed this to the crowd in the presence of the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo. He said, “When I went to his (Osinbajo’s) house, he asked me to support him…

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57-year-old man allegedly rapes daughter to death

A 57-year-old man, ‎Daramola Kehinde has been remanded in prison by an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly raping his 16-year-old daughter death. Kehinde, of no fixed address, is facing a count charge of rape. The prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the court that the accused committed the alleged offence on Aug. 10, at Iyin-Ekiti. Okunade said that the accused raped his 16-year-old daughter, which led to her death. According to the Prosecutor, the offence contravened the provisions of Section 31 (2) of Child Rights Law and Section 214 of…

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Juventus defeat Manchester United, Real Madrid win

Juventus took control of Group H in the Champions League, following their 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday night. All the pre-match hype was about Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to his old stomping ground and Paul Pogba facing his former team. But it was Paulo Dybala, who sealed the win with a 17th minute goal, as the Serie A champions dominated the game. Real Madrid beat Plzen 2-1 at Santiago Bernabeu, while Manchester City thrashed Shakhtar Donestk 3-0. Bayern defeated AEK Athens 2-0 in the early kick-off,…

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Ernest Shonekan is not dead, Ogun Govt denounces rumour

The Ogun State Government on Tuesday said former Head of Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan is still alive and not dead as being rumoured. Rumours of Shonekan’s spread on Tuesday evening, but the Ogun State Government said such rumours should be disregarded as the former Interim President was still alive. Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, denounced the rumour through a telephone call to journalists Share on: WhatsApp

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UK briefs Nigeria on plan to issue travel document to Kanu

British authorities have briefed the Nigerian government about the temporary travel document they are about to issue to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who holds a Nigeria-U.K dual citizenship. A senior Federal Government official with the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed this development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, on Tuesday. He explained that the British authorities had further reassured that they had the best intention towards Nigeria and its citizens. The IPOB leader, who…

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