Pay Us N500m, Family Demands From Gbajabiamila Over Newspaper Vendor’s Death

-Adewale Adetoyese The family of Ifeanyichukwu Okereke, a vendor who died after being shot by a security aide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has written a letter to the Speaker, demanding N500 million. TellAfrica learnt this through a letter dated November 23, 2020, signed by the lawyer of the family, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN). Ozekhome was given the mandate to write the letter by the father of the deceased, Okorie Okereke; and the younger brother to the deceased, Destiny Okereke. The letter read in part,…

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NDDC: Akpabio Responds To Reps Threat To Sue

Honourable Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, on Thursday has said he never referred to members of the 9th National Assembly as beneficiaries of NDDC contracts. Mr Akpabio stated this via a letter in response to the request of the speaker on Tuesday. The speaker had, on Tuesday, given Mr Akpabio a 48 hours ultimatum to publish names and other details of National Assembly members who allegedly benefited from contracts of the NDDC. The speaker’s call came after an allegation by Mr Akpabio at an investigative hearing held…

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How The Minister of Health “Dropped The Ball” Just As The Secretary To The Government Of The Federation Goofed

Between the Minister of Health who stated that Doctors are doing a “standard job” during the pandemic novel Coronavirus and not aware of their entitlements to any hazard allowance and the Secretary to the Federation who doubles up as the Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Control of COVID-19 who claims he does not know that the entire health  care sector in the country is in such a bad state, who is the better public office holder? On Thursday, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Enahire stated that he is…

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