”The Nigerian community lost two citizens to gruesome murders over the weekend.
”Mr Bonny Iwuoha, 48, from Ihitte/Uboma in Imo state, was stabbed to death at about 11:45 p.m. on April 6, 2019 in Johannesburg South.
”We gathered that his assailants followed him from 152 Hay Street Turffontein, and thereafter, stabbed and killed him in front of his gate at Turf Road, Turffontein.
James Sowole in Akure
The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State, Saturday affirmed the qualification and eligibility of Osun State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, to hold office.
The court, presided over by Justice M A Damjuma, dismissed the appeal against the judgment of Osogbo High Court which had confirmed the eligibility of Adeleke to contest for the governorship of Osun State.
SCORECARD: In Remembrance Of The Aregbesola Years
Agriculture And Food Security Achievements A total of two hundred and sixty-one (261) farmers’ cooperative groups with a combined membership of four thousand, nine-hundred and fifteen (4,915) had been granted credit facilities to the tune of five hundred and thirty million, nine hundred and fifty-four thousand, one hundred and seventy six naira and thirty kobo…”
YUSUF APRIL 5, 2019 8:44 AM OP-ED
All Progressives Congress in Osun State has filed petitions challenging results of two House of Representatives and two House of Assembly seats before the state Election Petitions Tribunal.
They are Oriade/Obokun and Ede/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituencies, as well as Obokun and Ede North state constituencies.
Governor, State of Osun, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola recently commissioned a new secretariat complex for Ila Central Local Council Development Area (LCDA) where he restated his unwavering commitment to the service of the people at the grassroot
Congratulating the management, staffers and the people of Ila Orangun for the milestone achieved, he charged the LCDA not to rest on its oars at ensuring that the lofty ideals of his administration percolates the grassroot.
The foundation for Walter Onnoghen's unceremonious exit was laid the very day he was appointed by the then acting President, Yemi Osinbajo.
Yesterday, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, finally threw in the towel after a tumultuous career as head of the nation’s judiciary.
According to his lawyer, Adegboyega Awomolo, (SAN), he resigned in the interest of the judiciary which he headed. “I have just spoken with him. He confirmed to me that he resigned yesterday. He said he resigned in the interest of the judiciary.”
The PDP warned the members to urgently withdraw all the cases they instituted against Adeleke in court or be ready for sanctions. Leadership reports that a statement by Prince Diran Odeyemi, the deputy national publicity secretary of PDP, on Thursday, said the party was not happy with the myriads of cases instituted against it by members
According to Odeyemi, any member of the PDP who has genuine interest in the party must not allow himself to be used by those who do not mean well for its progress. In his reaction, however, Akin Ogunbiyi, who was the runner during the Osun PDP gubernatorial primary, denied any link with the travail of Senator Adeleke. Speaking through Kunle Omolere, the director of strategy, Idera de Movement, Ogunbiyi said: “It is on record that the only case instituted by Dr Ogunbiyi was that of Osun West senatorial ticket which was brazenly taken away from him after all reconciliations to the contrary. The case had long been decided and the rest is left to posterity.” Pledging his loyalty to the PDP, Ogunbiyi but noted that there is nothing wrong with somebody approaching the court to seek justice when cheated.
Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, yesterday said God’s kindness made it possible for him to break the second term jinx and record many unprecedented feats, saying he had no reason to regret over his senatorial election loss.
The governor said this while addressing guests at a thanksgiving service to mark the 60th birthday of his wife, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, held at the Government House, Ibadan.