Enugu herbalist marries 58 wives, gives reason

Simon Odo, an herbalist in Enugu State, popularly called Onu Uwa, has explained the reason behind his decision to marry 58 women, saying most men die untimely due to pressure from bad wives. Odo, who is also known as King of Satan, spoke on Monday in an interview on why he married his 58th wife recently. He said he could not tolerate insolence and unruly behaviour from the women, adding that he used to marry a new wife anytime he was let down by the attitude of any of his previous…

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US $22.79b: Reps suspend Buhari’s loan request

The consideration of the $22.79bn external loan request by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) has been suspended by the Federal House of Representatives, without a specific date issued. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, however, asked that the consideration be stood down without giving a new date. “We will step that down for today,” Gbajabiamila said, asking the Chairman, Rules and Business, Abubakar Fulata, to move for the standing down. He had made this known in reaction to a member of the House, Mr Henry Nwawuba, who presented a petition…

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Aminu Ado Bayero becomes Emir of Kano

Governor Umaru Ganduje of Kano State has announced Aminu Ado Bayero as the new emir of Kano, a few hours after Muhammadu Sanusi was deposed. Announcing the new emir of Kano, secretary to the state government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji disclosed that the new appointment was in consonant with section 11 subsection 1 of deposition laws of 1999 as amended which empowers Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje to do so. The SSG noted that the final choice of Aminu as new emir was based on the recommendation of Kano Kingmakers who had…

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Golden Gazelle launches products for sexual wellness for women

Golden Gazelle Nigeria Ltd in conjunction with its foreign partners Benostan SA Greece have introduced into the Nigerian market its range of products for sexual satisfaction of women, from the young to women in menopause. Many women say that feelings of desire, arousal and sexual satisfaction do not happen as naturally and as often as they would like. Several factors account for this – stress from everyday living or health challenges such as diabetes or high blood pressure. Arousa was developed to provide a much more needed option for all…

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15 Osun monarchs want Oluwo suspended

Fifteen monarchs who are members of Iwo Traditional Council, yesterday, demanded the suspension of the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale over what they described as an “unbecoming attitude of a monarch.” The monarchs that signed the communiqué are Oba Dirkrullahi Akinropo, Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Abibu Adetoyese, Olu of Ile-Ogbo, Oba Adekunle Oyelude, Olowu of Kuta, Oba Oyeleso Oyebamiji, Olupo of Oluponna, Oba Abioye Oyewale, Olubode of Bode-Osi, Oba Ismaila Gbadamosi, Ola of Ajagunlase. Others are; Oba Abdul Kadiri Olatunji, Oluwo of Iwo-Oke, Oba Kaseem Orioye, Onigege of Igege,…

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Dangote truck crushes commuters’ bus, 7 persons dead

A truck belonging to Dangote Plc, conveying bags of cement rammed into a yellow commercial bus at Tollgate, Ota, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, Ogun State, leaving seven persons dead. The deceased included five adults and two children while 10 persons sustained injuries in the crash which occurred around 11.30am on Saturday. Eyewitnesses say a sienna bus with the number plate, APP 122 CD was also involved in the accident. It was gathered that there was traffic on the expressway at the time and the truck had a brake failure, forcing the…

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School girl shot, multiple injuries sustained as Okada riders protest ban at Iyana Ipaja

Iyana Ipaja, a suburb within Alimosho Local Government part of Lagos State, affected by the restriction of motorcycles transport turned a near ‘war zone’ as motorcyclists and the police clashed over the ban and restriction on the activities, leaving many people with varying degrees of injuries. One of the victims, Mariam Shobukola, a Senior Secondary School student was said to have been shot during the clash. Also, a patrol van belonging to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) was set ablaze at the Iyana-Ipaja roundabout, a police utility vehicle…

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Amotekun: Northern groups launch regional security outfit

A regional security outfit named Shege ka Fasa has been created by the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, and was launched yesterday to operate in a similar to Amotekun. The CNG said the reason for setting up the outfit was to complement the police and military in efforts to tackle the security problems in the Northern region. The outfit would also  carry out  specific and general task that would realign attitude and thinking of the public with the ideals and objectives of the founding fathers of the region. Presenting what…

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Okada Restriction: Why Lagos Residents should support ban

. That Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has gone ahead to implement the restrictions or as some people call it, ban of the movement of commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (Keke Marwa) is no news. The decision was met with criticism and condemnation of the government by several residents of the state owing to what they perceive as the inconveniences the policy or the decision would cause. But beyond the inconveniences and disadvantages of the policy, it is necessary to trace the genesis of the restrictions and what…

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Dasuki appears in Court after 14 Months in custody

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) appeared in court on Thursday to stand trial over allegations of illegal possession of firearms and money laundering. He appeared before Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja, one of the courts where the federal government is prosecuting him on the alleged infractions. The former NSA was re-arraigned before Justice Mohamed in 2017 on an amended seven-count charge bordering on alleged unlawful possession of firearms and money laundering. He pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted but…

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