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Mohbad: Police give update on autopsy

The Lagos State Police Command has given an update on the autopsy being conducted on the remains of the late Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad.


The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said the autopsy was carried out by best forensic pathologists in the country.


In a post on his verified X handle, the command’s spokesman revealed that family members of the late singer were present during the autopsy.


The PPRO debunked rumour that the process may be hijacked by some unscrupulous individuals who would not want the singer to get justice.


 Tinubu appeals US court order directing CSU to release his academic records


President Bola Tinubu has filed an appeal against an order of a US court directing the Chicago State University (CSU) to release his academic records to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Abubakar had approached the court, seeking to compel the university to grant his request on the grounds that the documents would strengthen his suit challenging Tinubu's electoral victory.

On September 19, Jeffrey Gilbert, a US magistrate judge, granted the request and ordered CSU to release Tinubu's academic records within 48 hours.

However, on September 21, Tinubu filed a motion seeking to extend the deadline and stay the execution of the magistrate's order on several grounds.

Tribunal strikes out Rhodes- Vivour petition against Sanwo-Olu's victory

The Lagos governorship election petition tribunal has affirmed Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected governor of the state.

In a judgment delivered on Monday, the tribunal dismissed the petition of the Labour Party (LP) and Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, its candidate, for lacking in merit.

Rhodes-Vivour approached the tribunal to challenge Sanwo-Olu's electoral victory in the March 11 polls.

He asked the court to nullify the governor's election on the grounds of non-qualification and corrupt practices as well as non-compliance with the provisions of the Electoral Act, 2022.

Facebook user arrested after giving bad review of Erisco product


The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has confirmed the arrest of Chioma Egodi, a consumer, who gave a review of an Erisco Foods product.

On September 17, Egodi, made a post on Facebook, stating that she tasted Nagiko Tomato Mix, one of the tomato paste variants of Erisco Foods Limited, and found it sugary.

She shared a picture of the opened can of tomato paste alongside her post. Edogi has since deleted the post.

"I went to buy Tin tomatoes yesterday that I will use to make stew, I didn't see Gino and Sonia, so I decided to buy this one. When I opened it, I decided to taste it omo! Sugar is just too much! Haaa biko let me know if you have used this Tin tomato before because this is an ike gwuru situation," she wrote.

Impeachment: Ondo Assembly serves letter to Deputy Governor


The Ondo State House of Assembly has served the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, a letter of allegations of misconduct, signalling the commencement of his impeachment process.


Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide Oladiji, while briefing newsmen on Monday in Akure, said Aiyedatiwa was served today through substituted service.


NAN reports that the Ondo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday during the plenary session, directed the Clerk to write the deputy governor over allegations of gross misconduct against him.


According to Oladiji, since Wednesday, September 20, the House had been trying to see how to serve Aiyedatiwa with the notice but due not succeed, until it went through the court.

Subsidy removal: We are aware of your economic challenges – FG to Nigerians


The federal government has once again claimed the Tinubu administration is fully aware of the economic challenges that Nigerians have faced since the removal of the fuel subsidy and the impact of the global economic downturn.


Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, George Akume, said this during a World Press Conference to mark the 63rd Independence of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday.


Akume claimed the government is working assiduously to provide the necessary palliatives to mitigate the challenges.


He said the government was engaging the Organised Labour to address areas of concern for the well-being of all Nigerian workers.


PDP links Supreme Court fire outbreak to Atiku, Obi’s appeals


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the fire incident that occurred at the Supreme Court on Monday was suspicious.


Recall that a section of the apex court went up in flames at about 7 a.m. on Monday.


Although the cause of the unfortunate incident is yet unknown, the Federal Capital Territory Police Command has commenced investigation into the matter.


Reacting, the PDP, in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, said the development was suspicious, citing the appeal of electoral matters pending in the court.


What I’ll do if I were President – Pastor Sam Adeyemi


The Senior Pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, has proposed a weekly practice of addressing constituents if he were in a leadership role as President of Nigeria or the governor of a state.


Adeyemi emphasised the importance of regular communication between leaders and the people and stressed that such addresses could be brief, but they would focus on promoting development and progress.


He said this while speaking on  Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, on Monday.


 “If I was the governor or president of Nigeria, I would address the nation every Sunday evening or Monday. It may be five minutes but I will sell the idea of development.


Former UFC champion Israel Adesanya risks jail term for drunk-driving in New Zealand


Israel Adesanya, former UFC middleweight champion, on Monday pleaded guilty to drunk driving charges against him in New Zealand.


Adesanya was pulled over and found with 87 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood in his system after attending a dinner party with his friends on 19th August 2023.


The legal limit in New Zealand is 50 milligrams.


Adesanya entered a guilty plea to the charge, which carries maximum penalty of three months in prison or a £2,189 fine, when he appeared at Auckland District Court.

APC youth leader begs Atiku to discontinue suit against Tinubu in US court


An All Progressives Congress, APC, youth leader, Hyde Kalu, has urged the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, to discontinue the suit he filed against President Bola Tinubu in the United States.


Atiku had in the suit asked a US district court to order Chicago State University, Tinubu’s alma mater, to release the President’s academic records.


Kalu, in a statement on Monday, urged Atiku to allow the judiciary in Nigeria to decide disputes arising from the 2023 presidential election.


He noted that Nigeria is being ridiculed in the comity of nations as a result of the legal dispute in the US.


Tonto Dikeh blasts Pastor Tunde Bakare - "Keep mute and respect your old age"


Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has slammed the General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, for faulting the lifestyle of the late singer, Mohbad.

#BBNaijaAllStars: Cross emerges as final Head of House, picks two BFFs


 Big Brother Naija All Stars housemate, Cross, has won the final Head of House (HoH) game of the season after he defeated five other finalists in the arena games.


Cross wins the HOH title for the second time in three weeks and replaces Ilebaye as the Head of House.


Cross won after he finished his task earlier than the other housemates during the arena games on Monday.


He also got to select two FFs (friends for the week) and chose Pere and Cee-C.


BREAKING: Tribunal affirms Sanwo-Olu's victory, dismisses Jandor's petition


The Lagos Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Olajide Adediran against the election of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Ibafemi Hamzat.


The tribunal upheld the election of Governor Sanwo-Olu and Dr. Hamzat.


The three-person Tribunal presided over by Justice Arum Ashom threw out the petition for lacking in merit.


In an unanimous judgment, it held that all the issues raised by the petitioners are pre-election matters of which the Tribunal lacks jurisdiction to entertain.


Strike: President Ajaero turned NLC into tribal group to support Peter Obi – Omokri alleges


Reno Omokri, a socio-political activist, has accused the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, President, Joe Ajaero of turning the body into a tribal union.


Omokri claimed that Ajaero turned the NLC into a union that supported the presidential ambition of the 2023 Labour Party, LP, candidate, Peter Obi.


He claimed that Ajaero would undermine any administration not presided over by Obi.


Tweeting, Omokri wrote: “Does it not constitute a conflict of interests to have as President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, a man like Joe Ajaero, who campaigned for and endorsed Peter Obi for President? Obviously, the man cannot be neutral.


Fire Didn’t Affect Election Petition Documents, We Have Soft Copies - Supreme Court


Director of Press and Information of the Supreme Court, Dr Festus Akande, has said the fire incident that gutted part of the court’s building did not affect the presidential election petition tribunal.

FULL LIST: 13 Zamfara varsity students freed as troops rescue seven


The Joint Task Force of Operation Hadarin Daji has rescued another seven female students of the Federal University Gusau in Zamfara State.


The bandits attacked the university and abducted over 20 students from their rented lodge in the Sabon Gida, Bungudu LGA of the state, last Friday.


According to Zagazola Makama, a counter-insurgency publication focused on the Lake Chad region, the seven students were rescued alongside three male workers of Gupran Engineering Zervices Ltd.


The troops had earlier rescued six female students the same Friday.

Lagos Tribunal Describes PDP’s Jandor As ‘Busybody’


The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition sitting in Ikeja has described candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 18 election, Olajide Adediran popularly known as Jandor, as “busybody”.

BREAKING: Tribunal rejects APC’s request to dismiss PDP’s petition


The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal on Monday dismissed the preliminary objection of the All Progressives Congress which asked it to dismiss the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party.


The preliminary objection was dismissed because the petitioner did not comply with provisions of the Electoral Act about payment of security as to cost.


A member of the tribunal’s three-member panel, Justice Mikail Abdullahi, who read some preliminary motions challenging the competence of some aspects of the petition, dismissed the objection.


The Labour Party’s governorship candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, and the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, are challenging the victory of Sanwo-Olu at the March 18, 2023, governorship election.


Mohbad reaped the reward of associating with evil men – Pastor Tunde Bakare


The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Tunde Bakare, has said popular singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad, was cut short in his prime because he associated with evil people.


Bakare said Mohbad reaped what he sowed while he was alive.


He spoke at a church event in Leicester, United Kingdom, yesterday.


Speaking on the theme, ‘Harvest,’ the clergyman said, “My wife and I listened to a tape last night on MohBad. How many of you know MohBad? The Nigerian artiste who died at 27? MohBad.


Independence: FG unveils programmes for 63rd-anniversary celebration


The Nigerian government has outlined activities for the 63rd anniversary of the nation.


The agenda for the 2023 Independence day celebration was released by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation, George Akume at the World Press Conference in Abuja on Monday.


The theme of this year’s anniversary is “Nigeria at 63, Renewed Hope for Unity & Prosperity.


The programme of events, according to Akume: include;






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