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OSUN: Reactions As Oyetola Floors Adeleke At Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s verdict which upheld the victory of Gboyega Oyetola as winner of the 2018 Osun governorship election has started generating reactions on social media. The reactions are coming after the Supreme Court, in a final ruling delivered by a seven-member panel on Friday, held that Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) indeed defeated Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Osun governorship poll. Adeleke had set out to challenge the declaration of Oyetola as winner of

INSECURITY: Fani-Kayode Tackles Pastor Adeboye Over Remarks On Service Chiefs

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has disagreed with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over a statement credited to him that replacing Service Chiefs will not solve Nigeria’s security challenges. Adeboye was quoted to have made the statement during a thanksgiving service that held at RCCG’s “Throne of Grace” headquarters in Ebute-Metta, Lagos state. “I believe the service chiefs are working and aside from those that have attained their retirement

Deji Adeyanju Released On Bail

A Magistrate Court in Kano State has released the convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju on bail. Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode who confirmed this, said Adeyanju was granted bail in the sum of N500,000 and two sureties, and was asked to deposit his international passport. Fani- Kayode on his Twitter page wrote: “Great news that Adeyanju Deji has been granted bail after spending over 60 days in a Kano prison simply because he spoke truth to power. “We give thanks to God. I am so proud of this…

Death Threat: ‘El-Rufai Playing With Fire That’ll Consume Him’

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has slammed the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, over his death threat to foreigners who attempt to interfere in the affairs of Nigeria. Governor El-Rufai had on Tuesday stated on national television that any foreign official who attempts to come to the country to intervene in the government’s affairs “will go back in body bags”. The Governor was apparently reacting to the recent statements by the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union,…

Onnoghen: Fani-Kayode Sends Strong Message To Southerners, Christians In Nigeria

Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says "southerners and Christians in Nigeria have finally been conquered and colonised" following President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of a new acting Chief Justice on Friday. Recall that President Buhari had suspended Nigeria's Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen, over charges of false assets and non-assets declaration leveled against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). The President, who based his action on a directive he…

Court Stops EFCC, Police, DSS From Arresting Fani-Kayode, Odumakin

A Federal High Court in the FCT has placed a restraining order on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Department of State Services, DSS, and the Nigerian Police from arresting or detaining Femi Fani Kayode and Yinka Odumakin. The order was given on Monday by Justice John Tsoho, following an ex parte application filed by Mr Chukwuma Machuckwu Ume (SAN) on behalf of the duo. Mr Machukwu disclosed to the court that the three security agencies were planning to arrest and detain his clients’ over the…

CJN Onnoghen: Fani-Kayode, Odumakin Drag EFCC To Court

Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, and the spokesman of Pan-Yoruba group Afenifere, Chief Yinka Odumakin have dragged the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to a Federal High Court. The duo dragged the anti-graft agency to court following a threat by the EFCC to arrest and detain them for alleging the agency raided the resident of the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. Also joined in the suit are the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Police Force (NPS).…

Onnoghen: EFCC Invites Fani-Kayode, Odumakin Over ‘False Report’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), today, Wednesday, invited former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and Afenifere chieftain and activist Yinka Odumakin to answer questions over a false report they had circulated. Fani-Kayode had posted a tweet on Tuesday that EFCC operatives had surrounded the residence of the Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen while Odumakin, posted a video saying he had learnt of the EFCC’s move against the CJN. Spokesperson for the anti-graft office, Tony Orilade, in his reaction,…

EFCC Knocks Fani-Kayode, Odumakin Over Claims It Arrested CJN Onnoghen

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reacted to claims that its operatives raided the residence of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode had claimed that the anti-graft agency had surrounded the home of the CJN and were seeking to arrest him. Spokesperson of the EFCC, Tony Orilade, in a statement, said the anti-graft agency never went to the CJN’s house. Orilade further said the EFCC will file a libel suit against Fani Kayode,…

Who Killed AVM Alex Badeh?

The sad and brutal assasination of the former Chief of Defence Staff and former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Alex Badeh, in the dying hours of President Buhari's birthday, is a despicable and cowardly act. Not only was he an officer and a gentleman but he was also a profoundly good man who was criminalised, humiliated and treated in a malicious and unacceptable manner by a vicious, malevolent and evil government that had targetted him for villification and destruction right from the start. Despite…
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