Saturday 1 July 2017

Ali Modu-Sheriff to pilot a crewless PDP, as members abandon party for new

Founder of Daar Communications and a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Raymond Dokpesi, alongside other notable Politicians, on Monday, floated a new political party, named Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA.

The floating of the party, came on the heels of the available information that the Supreme Court is set to rule in favour of Ali Modu-Sheriff, who the Court of Appeal had pronounced the authentic Chairman of the opposition PDP.

Akeredolu to spend N795 million on gifts, donations, guests in 2017

The Ondo State government has earmarked a total of N795 million for gift items during festivals and children’s party, as well as hosting of state guests during special events.

The amount also covers donations to unspecified beneficiaries.

BREAKING: Federal Secretariat Abuja on fire

The Federal Secretariat building in Abuja is currently on fire.

A witness at the scene said that the building housing the Federal Ministry of Health is the one caught in the blaze.

He also said fire fighters are at the scene trying to put out the inferno.

Details later…

Trump loses patience with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump has said that the “era of strategic patience” with the North Korean regime is over.

Trump said this when he met with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in in Washington to discuss the nuclear weapons threat from Pyongyang.

Congo declares Ebola outbreak over after four deaths

Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case of the disease.

The outbreak in Congo's remote northeastern forests, a record eighth for the country where the disease was first discovered in 1976, killed four out of the eight people infected, Health Minister Oly Ilunga said in a statement.

Why I’m defending Evans –Ogungbeje

Lagos lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, has justified his decision to defend suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a. Evans, in court.

Ogungbeje has come under public criticisms for accepting the brief to seek freedom for Evans from police detention, or have him charged to court, weeks after his arrest. Nigerians had taken to the media to condemn the move, saying, the notorious criminal suspect who confessed to denying his victims their freedom did not deserve mercy considering the atrocities he reportedly committed with his gang members.

More details on dead Dr. Henry Bello, the NYC hospital shooter

A doctor forced from a New York hospital because of sexual harassment accusations returned Friday with an assault rifle hidden under a lab coat and shot seven people, killing one woman and leaving several doctors fighting for their lives, authorities said.

The gunman, Dr. Henry Bello, fatally shot himself after trying to set himself on fire at Bronx Lebanon Hospital, they said. He staggered, bleeding, into a hallway where he collapsed and died with the rifle at his side, officials said.

The Oloja Blog Fan Box