MAD kicks against marginalisation of Ebonyi in appointment of FCT Judges

A pro -Federal Character and equity Civil Society Organisation – Make A Difference Initiative (MAD)has decried the absence of any indigene of Ebonyi State in the appointment of judges in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) judiciary. While congratulating the Chief Judge of the FCT, Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf on his confirmation as the number one man at the FCT judiciary, MAD urged him to remedy the anomaly. The electronic statement signed by the organisation’s Executive Director, Lemmy Ughegbe, he said MAD was “gravely concerned about the conspicuous absence of any judge…

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A Brilliant Man of Impeccable Values and Principles – Dare Adeleke Celebrates Mentor, Chief Yekinni Adeojo

Dare Adeleke, Executive Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company and Oyo PDP Chieftain, has felicitated with Chief Yekini Ayoade on his Birthday.Adeleke, while wishing Ayoade a wonderful birthday celebration, described the former PDP Deputy National Chairman and Seriki Musulumi of Yorubaland as a brilliant man of impeccable values and principles. Adeleke said: “Life indeed is a reflection of how we live it. The more we age is the more we have past years of experiences and legacies to live behind.Today, I celebrate my leader, my father and mentor, Chief Yekini Ayoade…

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Mayor Akinpelu’s Diary: Lessons from Ikoyi Tower Tragedy

It would be an understatement to say something catastrophic happened on November 1, 2021 at Ikoyi, Lagos State. That was when one of the three towers of 360 Degrees towers, the 21-storey high-rise building developed by Femi Osibona came down, killing 46 people at the last count. The developer, Femi Osibona was one of those who died along with his friend who was on his way to America to celebrate his 50th birthday, his two P.As and several workers working on the building. Already, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has…

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Tordue Salem: NUJ Demands Independent Inquiry, Autopsy

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) FCT Council has tasked the Federal Government to empanel an independent probe into circumstances surrounding the death of Vanguard Newspapers reporter, Tordue Salem. Salem went missing on October 13 in Abuja and was reported dead on November 11 by the newspaper he worked with for several years. In a press statement, Friday in Abuja, jointly signed by Comrade Emmanuel Ogbeche and Ochiaka Ugwu, chairman and secretary of Council respectively, the union said it was disturbed by the death of Mr. Salem and the account…

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All Night Wake Keeping for Abuja Society Lady Kosor Felicia Akpapunam was a Bomb!

it was a roller coaster evening of culture and Entertainment all through Wednesday night in Ezi kingdom, located in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State, when home folks, relatives, friends and well wishers hit the town which is a thirty minute drive from Asaba for the traditional all night wake keeping of the Abuja society Lady and philanthropist, Chief Mrs. Kosor Felicia Akpapunam, wife of the Entertainment Guru, Henry Akpapumam aka DJ Mannix. The Ezi ‘all night wake’ was part of a kaleidoscope of events lined up by…

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Dare Adeleke Honoured with Award of Excellence Unequalled Performance in Service

The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Pacesetter Transportation Services, Hon. Dare Adeleke, has been honoured with an award of excellence by the Prime Media Group. Adeleke’s unequalled performance in office and his unalloyed support for Governor ‘Seyi Makinde led government in the state, qualified him for the special award. The event, which held at the conference room of the agency was greeted with commendations from many present, describing the person of Hon. Adeleke as a man who works his talk. Responding on the investiture, the elated Peoples Democratic Party, PDP stalwart…

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Nigeria Must Concentrate on Science for Growth – Dare Adeleke speaks on STEM Model…lauds AKE foundation for embarking on community service

The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Pacesetter Transportation Services, Hon. Dare Adeleke, has disclosed that the essence of anyone being in position of authority is service to humanity. He made the remark on Wednesday, when he chaired the commissioning of borehole projects built for some orphanage homes in Ibadan, by Alfred Komolafe Foundation, in collaboration with the Mathematics Association of Nigeria (MAN) and the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN). Adeleke noted that his life as a humble servant of the people, is about giving service and making life a little…

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Stop Maligning Bode George, You’re being Sponsored by APC – Dare Adeleke Tells Adetokunbo Pearse

Oyo PDP Chieftain and chairman Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke has accused Adetokunbo Pearse, a member of the PDP in Lagos State, of telling blatant lies, in his recent published open letter to Lagos PDP founding father, Chief Olabode George, titled, “The Burden of Guilt”. Pearse, among other accusations he leveled against Bode George, accused the former Military Governor of Ondo State, former Chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority, and former National Deputy Chairman of the PDP, of encouraging a divided party, fraternising with the opposition and making the…

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$32m Fraud Case: Court declares Iyalaje Oodua, Toyin Kolade wanted

…Lawyer risks sanction A Federal High Court in Lagos has summoned a lawyer Mr O. Awowole to show cause why he should not be sanctioned for failing to present a defendant, Princess Oluwatoyin Kolade, that he allegedly undertook to produce in court. Justice Peter Lifu ordered Awowole to appear on Tuesday, November 9, following Kolade’s failure to honour a hearing notice for his arraignment last Thursday on an alleged $32million fraud charge. The lawyer was also absent when the matter, marked: FHC/L/407C/2019 was called. Kolade,a top society lady is one…

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Final Journey for Kosor Akpapumam Begins in Asaba

The final journey home for Abuja society Lady, Chief Kosor Felicia Akpapunam ( aka Sister Kay) has begun.On Friday, Nov 5th her remains left the morgue of the National hospital, Abuja via Aero Contractors to Asaba Accompanied by her two sons Chuks and Ogechukwu who were seen off by their Dad, the entertainment Guru, Henry Akpapunam, aka DJ Mannix, and his younger Brother Ken, Hajia Hadiza Mohammed, younger sister of the deceased and a handful of family friends.Personal friend of the couple and media consultant Mr. Al Humphrey Onyanabo said,”…

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