2023: I’ll Become President Like Joe Biden โ€“ Pastor Tunde Bakare Expresses Hope

-Adewale Adetoyese The Serving Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has expressed hope of becoming Nigeriaโ€™s President. Bakare said just as Joe Biden emerged as the United States, US, President-Elect, he would also become president. TellAfrica gathered that the clergyman, who has never hidden his aspiration to become president, disclosed this in an interview with journalists, on Tuesday in Lagos State. Speaking with a group of journalists in Lagos, Bakare said in clear terms that he will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari come 2023. According to Bakare: โ€œThere is…

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Sanwo-Olu Moves To End Life Pension For Tinubu, Others

-Adewale Adetoyese Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has proposed to end the payment of life pension and other entitlements to former governor Governors and their Deputies. TellAfrica gathered that Sanwo-Olu made the proposition on Tuesday, during the presentation of the 2021 budget estimate of N1,155,022,413,005.82, tagged, โ€˜budget of rekindled hope.โ€™ He said, โ€œMr. Speaker and Honourable Members of the House, in light of keeping the costs of governance low and to signal selflessness in public service, we will be sending a draft executive bill to the House imminently for the…

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Exposed: DJ Switch Was Right About The Killing, Nigerian Army Acted On Sanwo-Olu’s Order

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, had earlier denied that he knew nothing about the killing of peaceful EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of the state by personnel of the Nigerian Army. Investigative journalists have now revealed the truth of the incidence which corroborate the brief given by a major witness, Djswitch who alleged that upto 15 innocent peaceful protesters were killed by the men of the Nigerian Army on the night. The soldiers involved in the operation have also confirmed that they were actually drafted in…

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APC Launches Revenge After Akeredolu’s Victory, Expels Only Female Lawmaker Over Anti-Party

-Adewale Adetoyese The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has embarked on what seem like a revenge on some of its members, for their roles in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that the party on Wednesday announced the suspension of Honourable Tomomewo Favour, the only female member of the Ondo State House of Assembly representing Ilaje Constituency II by the executive of her ward (Mahin ward IV). Her expulsion came on the heel of alleged anti-party activities before and during the…

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Oshiomhole Begs Ortom For Out Of Court Settlement Over Libel Suit

-Adewale Adetoyese A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomole, on Tuesday, pleaded for an out-of-court settlement in the N10bn libel suit instituted against him by Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom. TellAfrica gathered that Ortom had filed the suit against the former APC chairman over his comments against him at a press conference on July 27, 2018, where he (Oshiomhole) accused the governor of having a hand in the death of two Catholic priests and other parishioners at Mbalom Community, Gwer East Local Government Area…

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Bill Seeking Legalised Cultivation Of Marijuana Passes Second Reading

The bill seeking the legalisation and usage of industrial hemp plants for medical and scientific research is presently before the House of Representatives. According to Vanguard, the bill, which was presented by Princess Miriam Onuoha representing Okigwe North of Imo State, has passed the second reading. This was disclosed by Dr Tonye Jaja Clinton, a legal practitioner, during a media parley organized by Grow Cann Africa in Abuja on the benefits and opportunities of cannabis plants and CBD oil. This is just as experts from Canada have started pushing for…

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New Speaker Emerge As Edo House Of Assembly Members Impeach Speaker

The Edo State House of Assembly Speaker, Francis Okiye, has been removed from office. He was impeached by nine out of the 10 lawmakers on Monday. The new speaker, Marcus Onobun, representing Esan West constituency, was elected. Although Edo Assembly has 24 members, only 10 were controversially inaugurated by the governor last year. The inaugurated members include seven Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers and three All Progressives Congress (APC) legislators. The impeached speaker presided over his own impeachment. The latest development came just about a month to the swearing-in of…

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It’s Official! Akeredolu Re-Elected

-Adewale Adetoyese Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has been declared winner of the October 10, 2020 governorship election. INEC Returning Officer, Prof Idowu Olayinka, declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner with 292,830 votes. Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede polled 195,791 while Agboola Ajayi of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) scored 69,127 votes.

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Ondo 2020: Less Than 24Hrs To Election, APC Chieftain Seeks Akeredolu’s Disqualification Over Unlawful Nomination

Barely 24 hrs to the conduct of the gubernatorial election in Ondo State, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Kalu Kalu Agu , has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja, to stop the APC and its governorship candidate, Mr Olurotimi Akeredolu SAN from participating in the poll. Beside Akeredolu, the plaintiff also want two others to be prevented from upcoming elections in the country and they are the APCโ€™s candidates; Mr Abiru Tokunbo and Mr Frank Ibezim contesting for Lagos East and Imo North Senatorial Districts…

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You’re A Politician, Trump Blasts Pope Francis

-Adewale Adetoyese US President, Donald Trump has replied Pope Francis, who earlier criticized him and described him as non-Christian. TellAfrica gathered that Trump responded to the criticism at a campaign rally in Kiawah Island, S.C., describing the Pope as a politician. Trump equally warned the pontiff about the Islamic State, who he said: โ€œtheir primary goal is to get to the Vatican.โ€ โ€œIf and when the Vatican is attacked,โ€ he said, โ€œthe pope would only wish and have prayed that Donald Trump would have been elected President.โ€ The President had…

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