Saturday 20 February 2021

Aborode Father: What I Told Sunday Igboho After My Son Was Murdered By Herdsmen


What I told Sunday Igboho after my son was murdered by herdsmen —Aborode, father to slain Igangan politician

In this interview by KEHINDE OYETIMI, Alhaji Lasisi Folohunso Aborode, father to deceased Dr. Fatai Aborode who was allegedly murdered by herdsmen in December 2020, speaks about the long history of herder settlements in the Ibarapa axis of Oyo State, the advent of unrest in the zone and the death of his son.

How long have you lived here in Igangan?

I am an indigene of Igangan. I am retired as a chief environmental health officer. I am the father of the late Dr. Fatai Aborode. I am also the Baba Adinni of Igangan land which means that I am one of the religious leaders of Igangan. I was on January 16, 1942. I clocked 79 on January 16, this year.

Herdsmen Not Responsible For Aborode’s Killing – Makinde


Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Saturday declared that herdsmen were not responsible for the killing of Dr. Fatai Aborode.

We recall that Aborode, a former House of Representatives candidate, was last year killed in Igangan, a town in Ibarapa North Local Government Area of the state by yet to be identified persons.

The killing and other killings, kidnapping and attacks in Ibarapa geo-political zone have been attributed to suspected herdsmen.

Friday 19 February 2021

Paternity Scandal: Sir Shina Peters Reacts To Reports Of Alleged Love Child With Late Actress Funmi Martins

Shina Peters, the veteran Nigeria musician and newly ordained Bishop, has addressed allegations that the late Nollywood actress, Funmi Martins, bore him a son, whom he has abandoned.

Martins was a popular Nigerian actress who passed on in 2002. Her daughter, Mide Martins-Abiodun, followed in the footsteps of her late actor mum. She is also an established crossover actress.

Two months before her death, she welcomed her third child, Damilare, who is her alleged love child with the juju musician.

The claims first surfaced online after a popular Instagram blogger alleged that the boy, Damilare Peters, 19, has been abandoned by his older sister, actress Mide Martins and the music star.

Patience Ozokwor: How Zebrudaya & Pete Eneh 'Dragged' Me Into Nollywood


Veteran Nollywood actress Patience Ozokwo has said that actors Chika Okpala and Pete Eneh dragged her into the industry, Igbere TV reports.

The 62-year-old said this in an Instagram post on Thursday.

Sharing a throwback picture, Patience said she was into radio drama and stage play before Nollywood.

Early years in Nollywood

Eyes firmly on the goal

Fun fact:

Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, Fayemi, Others Attend Jakande’s 8th-Day Fidau Prayer (Video)


Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led state officials on Friday to the Ilupeju residence of the late ex-governor of Lagos Lateef Jakande for his eighth-day fidau prayer, Igbere TV reports.

Jakande died on February 11 at the age of 91. He was buried the following day at the Vaults and Gardens private cemetery Ikoyi, Lagos.

Thursday 18 February 2021

Blessing Okoro Goes Into The Street In Just her Towel And Panties On Her Head To Celebrate 500K Followers On Instagram (video)


Controversial relationship expert, Blessing Okoro has celebrated hitting 500k followers on the photo and video sharing platform, Instagram, in an unconventional way.

The ‘Breakup or Makeup’ founder went into the street in just her towel and wore panties on her head. She also hung her bra on one shoulder as she ran hysterically into the street to celebrate her new feat.

In other news, Relationship expert, Blessing Okoro has taken to social media to berate those criticizing her over her lifestyle.

The Helicopter Gunship Attack In Orlu, Imo Happened On February 14


Air Strikes In Orlu: "They Have Finally Brought The War Upon Us"


The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reacted to the air operations on camps believed to have been occupied by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) by the Nigerian military in Imo State, Igbere TV reports.

The operations sent residents of Orlu and Orsu local government areas of Imo State scampering for safety.

Reacting to the airstrikes, IPOB in a statement made available to Igbere TV said the Federal Government of Nigeria has brought war upon the Biafran people.

Wednesday 17 February 2021

TIME Magazine Names Davido Among World The 100 Most Influential People In 2021


The Nigerian superstar, Davido hit another milestone as he was named one of the next 100 most influential people in the world for 2021 by Time Magazine.

Davido in his reaction wrote on his social media platforms: ‘Proud to be included in the inaugural #TIME100Next list”.

Meanwhile, the excerpt for the selection of Davido was written by Nigerian rapper and BBNaija Lockdown season 5 winner Laycon, according to the magazine.

It reads, “Davido is one of the biggest voices in Afrobeats because his music connects with people, often in ways that transcend his expectations.

First Wife Of Dr Tosin Ajayi Owner First Foundation Medical Centre Reveals Why They Were Seperated For 35 Years


Mrs Oluyemisi Adenike Ajayi is the first wife of the late Managing Director of First Foundation Medical Centre, Lagos, Dr Tosin Ajayi.

Though there was a mild drama during his funeral last Thursday where the children scuffled with their father’s second wife, former beauty queen, Helen Prest-Ajayi, over dust-to-dust rites, Oluyemisi has taken time to narrate her marital journey with the late physician.

She wrote in her tribute:

 “Dr. Joseph Ademola Olutosin Ajayi, you were so many things and different things to so many people. But to me, you were my first love, my only love, my friend, my only husband and the father to all my 5 children.

I still can’t believe you are gone and keep wondering why you did not say goodbye to the children and 

US Based Nigerian Woman Fought Husband's Side-Chic Inside DPO's Office Over Their Property (Video)


A Nigerian woman who came all the way from the US after being abandoned by her husband has been seen settling scores with the man's side chic.
The woman fought her husband's side chic inside the office of a Divisional Police Officer in Isheri, Lagos.
Footage of the dramatic incident surfaced as the woman fought for the property she acquired with the man.
Katherine Daramola, 57, a US-based lawyer, had accused her estranged husband Adetokunbo Daramola of abandoning her and their 4 children in the United States and returning to Nigeria where he got his mistress to start living with him in her house.

Mide Martins Accused Of Allegedly Abandoning The Last Child Of Her Late Mum, Funmi Martins


Popular Nigerian actress, Mide Martins has been accused of allegedly abandoning her late mum, Funmi Martins’ last child.

According to the Instagram blogger, Gistlover, late Funmi Martins has a son with popular juju musician Sir Shina Peters.

Gistlover alleged that the boy is 19 years now has dropped out of school because of lack of funds as Mide Martins has blocked the boy on Whatsapp and abandoned him leaving him to his fate.

Ngozi Okonjo-iweala Family; Husband, Children & Parents - She And Her Children All Attended Harvard


Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Family; Husband, Children & Parents

People & Profile

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is an economist and international development expert. In this article, we will be introducing you to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Family; Her father, mother, husband and children.

Ngozi is actually an international figure. But not much is known about her other family members.

However, her husband and children are all doing well in their respective field.

Olakunle Churchill Celebrates His Son's 5th Birthday; Prays For Tonto Dikeh

Olakunle Churchill, the ex-husband of actress Tonto Dikeh, took to his Instagram handle to celebrate their son, King Andre who turns five today, February 17, IgbereTV reports.

In his post, Churchill prayed for God to honour King Andre's mum, Tonto, and also surround him with peace. His post reads:

''Today has always been a significant date in your life and existence. May the Lord surround you with peace, prosperity, bless your friends, honour your mum, and most importantly shower you true happiness all the days of your wonderful life. My son. KING ANDRE OMODAYO OLADUNNI CHURCHILL, on your birthday, I pray for nothing but your good health and happiness in life. May the grace of God keep you always protected in Jesus name''

Tuesday 16 February 2021

U.S. Government Asks Court To Make Obinwanne Okeke A ‘Scapegoat’


The United States government has asked the federal trial court in Virginia to impose a stiff sentence on Obiwanne Okeke, to serve as a deterrent to other Individuals with criminal tendencies.

In its deposition, exclusively obtained by PREMIUM TIMES, the U.S. authorities opposed the defendant’s plea for a lenient sentence.

“The public must have confidence that the activities of the defendant and his co-conspirators are treated with the utmost seriousness. The public must look at the actions of the defendant, being a participant in the online fraud schemes that have become so very prevalent, and know that such conduct cannot be tolerated.

“Individuals inclined to consider committing crimes like those of the defendant must be made to pause in thinking about the consequences that follow,” Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Raj Parekh, said.

Gov. Umahi Revalidates His APC Membership; Insists South-East Is APC (Photos)

The Governor of Ebonyi State Engr. David Umahi has performed the revalidation of his APC membership in line with the ongoing nationwide registration, revalidation and reconciliation exercise, IgbereTV reports.

The Governor made the revalidation at his Onu-ofukuru polling unit in Umunaga, Uburu.

The Governor commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the National leadership of the APC for the opportunity granted to some eminent Nigerians to be part of the Government of the centre through the ongoing APC Registration and revalidation exercise.

Abroad-based man cries out from Nigerian prison as he accuses his half-sister, Chief Justice of Ondo state of using her position to keep him in jail (video)


A man who has been in a Nigerian prison for the past three years has cried out while accusing his half-sister of being responsible for his predicament.

The man named Olupelumi Fagboyegun, claimed his half-sister, Justice Olarenwaju Olutoyin Akeredolu née Fagboyegun, who is the Chief Justice of Ondo state and also a pastor at Redeemed Christian Church of God, has been using her position to frustrate his case and keep him in jail.

He said he's lived abroad for over 30 years and came to Nigeria on holiday but he was forcefully arrested from his father's house.

The man, who shares a father with the Ondo State Chief Justice, said he was charged with ''forceful entry into his father's house.''

He said he's been awaiting trial for 3 years now and his sister has been using her position to keep him in jail

He claimed the Ondo State Judiciary is "run like a family affair" such that "if you don't know anybody, "you cannot get justice."

Nigerian Woman Waiting On The Lord For 28-Years Of Marriage Gives Birth To Sextuplets Six Years After She Welcomed A Set Of Twins


One Mrs Doris Levi Wilson, from Koluama community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has delivered a set of sextuplets six years after she gave birth to twins. 

The twins, a male and a female, arrived after 28 years of childlessness. She gave birth to the sextuplets, four girls and two boys on Tuesday, February 9, 2021

APC Plans To Pair Jonathan With El-Rufai For 2023 Presidential Ticket


The All Progressives Congress is considering giving a joint ticket to former President Goodluck Jonathan and Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, for the 2023 presidential election.

Top sources within the party told SaharaReporters that Jonathan is being considered as a strong voice in the southern region, while El-Rufai is being packaged to represent northern interests and later become the president when the presidency is again zoned to the North.

"There are plans already to pair El-Rufai with Jonathan for 2023. We believe both forces are strong and have goodwill in their regions and are good for the party," one of the sources confirmed to SaharaReporters.

It was learnt that there had been pressure on Jonathan, to defect to the All Progressives Congress and run for president in 2023 on the ruling party's platform.

Some APC chieftains, including governors, had visited Jonathan at his Abuja residence last November on his 63rd birthday.

David Mark's Daughter, Bauchi Rep Join APC

 Daughter of former Senate President David Mark and member representing Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency of Benue, Hon. Blessing Onuh, has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA).

The member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency, Hon. Yakubu Abdullahi, also dumped the People's Redemption Party (PRP) for the APC.

In two separate letters read by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the two lawmakers said they were leaving the platforms that sponsored their elections due to crisis at all levels of the parties.

General Azubuike Ihejirika Joins APC (Photos)