28 Mar 2015

Sad! Boat carrying Olu of Epe's son & APC Epe LGA candidate capsizes as they returned from election monitoring.

A boat carrying a director in the Ministry of Chieftaincy affairs Aremo Azeez Adewale, who is also the first son of Olu of Epe, Oba Sefiu Olatunji Adewale and and Muiz Bello, a local government chairman, APC Epe candidate, capsized this afternoon as the men and others returned from a riverine area in Epe where they had gone for election monitoring. Mourners have thronged the Olu's palace in to sympathize with him.
The prince has since been buried according to Muslim rites at his house in Isasi, Epe. May their souls rest in peace, amen.

27 Mar 2015

Jonathan: Uncommon journey to greatness.

President Goodluck Jonathan comes across as
one of the favourites in tomorrow’s
election. Having learnt the ropes as a deputy
governor, Vice-President, acting-President and
President, he appears well groomed for the
position he is seeking.
President Goodluck Jonathan

The fact that he is the incumbent President,
creates an aura of edge around him, but that is
limited by arguments that incumbency does not
seem to be an asset in this race.
His journey from the creeks of the Niger-Delta
region to the highest office in Nigeria, was
obviously very unlikely.

Such journeys are only possible in a few places
and hardly possible in this part of the globe.
Jonathan’s rise from a shoeless son of a local
ship builder to the highest office in the land is a
remarkable reflection of the Shakespearean quote

Dr Sid and his pregnant wife, Simi, loved up in new photos.

The couple who are expecting their first child
took to twitter to share loved up photos of

Photos: Policemen allegedly assault young man returning from work.

According to the twitter user who shared these
pictures this evening, this young man was
allegedly assaulted on his way back from work by
policemen attached to Oworoshoki division. Read
full story after the cut..
As written by a witness...
4 policemen attached to the Oworonshoki division
assaulted this young man few hours ago on his
way back from work. This took place around New
garage/Oworo area of Lagos State.

According to
him he was walking home and walked past the
front of a police vehicle to get to the other side
of the road (This wasn't a restricted area). Just
as he was crossing over, the policemen

Security personnel on high alert for elections.

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan has
assured that the nation’s security agencies
are prepared for any attempts to disrupt
the peaceful conduct of the elections.
The President gave the assurance during a
nationwide broadcast on Friday.

“Those who may harbor any intentions of
testing our will by unleashing violence
during the elections in order to advance
their political ambitions should think again
as all necessary measures have been put in
place to ensure that any persons who
breach the peace or cause public disorder
during or after the elections are speedily
apprehended and summarily dealt with
according to our laws," he said.

"The nation’s security agencies are also
fully prepared and ready to deal

24 Mar 2015

Nigeria can win 2018 FIFA World Cup, says Elegbeleye.

Abuja – Gbenga Elegbeleye, Director-General,
National Sports Commission (NSC), said on
Tuesday expressed optimistic that Nigeria could
win the 2018 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by
Elegbeleye said this at a reception organised in
honour of the victorious Flying Eagles by NSC.