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Court Grants Iyanya Bail Over Car Theft Case

Court Grants Iyanya Bail Over Car Theft Case



Nigerian popular musician, Iyanya Mbuk, popularly known as Iyanya on Thursday was granted bail in the sum of N20 million by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos over alleged car theft.

Iyanya, who rose to fame after winning the first season of Project Fame West Africa is facing a count charge of stealing.

The charge was preferred by the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police.

In her ruling, Justice Mobolanle Okikiolu-Ighile, said: “I have perused the affidavit and the counter-affidavit of the parties; there is a prima facie case of criminal conversion against him.

She directed that the bail should be perfected within the next seven days or otherwise it shall be revoked”.

She said, “However, there is nothing to show that the defendant will interfere with the proceedings of this case and nothing to show that he will jump bail if granted.

“Bail is, therefore, granted to the defendant in the sum of N20 million with one surety in like sum”.

She ordered that the surety must have a landed property in Lagos and possess its certificate of occupancy.

The judge then adjourned the case until May 27 for trial.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports Prosecution counsel, SP Chukwu Agw filed a 13-paragraph counter-affidavit, urging the court not to grant bail to the defendant.

The SFU alleged that Iyanya dishonestly converted to his personal use or of another person, a black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado jeep marked MAVINIY, with chassis No. JTEBX7FJ7EK165480 and engine No. 2TR1385954.

It said that the vehicle belonged to the complainant, Temple Management Company Ltd. represented by a lawyer, Ayodeji Olomojobi.

The SFU alleged that Iyanya committed the offence sometime in September 2018, in contravention of Section 285(10) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
 Police Officer Girl Friend Dies After Alleged Sex Romp In Ekiti

Police Officer Girl Friend Dies After Alleged Sex Romp In Ekiti



A yet-to-be identified police officer has been arrested in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, following the death of his girlfriend allegedly after sex.

It was gathered from the residents of Atayese street, Bawa Estate, Ado Ekiti metropolis that the incident occurred Thursday’s night inside the room of the deceased.

The suspect, who was a lover to the deceased was said to have visited Ekiti from Lagos, where he works as a policeman.

Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti Command, Mr. Sunday Abutu, said one of the neighbours to the dead lady reported the case at the Oke Ila Divisional Police station in the capital city before his men swung into action.

“The lady died inside her room and one of her neighbours reported at our office at Oke Ila in Ado Ekiti.

“Our detectives immediately visited the house and saw the lifeless body of the lady. The corpse had been evacuated and taken to the morgue of the Ekiti state university teaching hospital”, he stated.

He added that the suspect has been arrested and presently being detained in the police custody.

Abutu , however, clarified that the identity of the man and his profession still remain sketchy.

“We are yet to know whether he is a policeman or not. Let us wait for the outcome of our investigation, it will reveal all that”, Abutu said.
Beckham Finally Confirms He Wants To Buy Ronaldo, Messi For Inter Miami

Beckham Finally Confirms He Wants To Buy Ronaldo, Messi For Inter Miami



Inter Miami co-owner, David Beckham, has confirmed he wants to bring both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the club.

Beckham’s team play their first-ever Major League Soccer (MLS) fixture this weekend against LAFC in Los Angeles.

The former Manchester United and England midfielder has been linked with bringing in some of the biggest players.

“We really believe in the roster we have, the players that we have we’re really happy with but we have also talked about if we have the opportunity to bring in big name players from Europe into our city we will do that.

“Every team in the world would want Messi and Ronaldo in their teams,” Beckham said according to the UK Mirror.

Messi has one year left on his current Barcelona deal, but can walk away at the end of the season for free.

Ronaldo also has 18 months left on his Juventus contract.
Ighalo Makes First Man Utd Start Against Club Brugge

Ighalo Makes First Man Utd Start Against Club Brugge



Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has handed Odion Ighalo his first start for the club against Club Brugge in the Europa League last 32.

Ighalo arrived on a six-month loan from Shanghai Shenhua in the January window.

Since then, the former Super Eagles striker has made two substitute appearances for United against Chelsea and Club Brugge away.

Ighalo has failed to find the back of the net in both games he has featured.

United drew 1-1 against the Belgian club in the first leg and Ighalo will be looking to fire Solskjaer’s men into the next round.
Buhari Doesn’t Know What’s Going On In Nigeria, Far From Reality – PDP

Buhari Doesn’t Know What’s Going On In Nigeria, Far From Reality – PDP



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is oblivious of the serious issues going on in Nigeria.

National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus said this at an emergency meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja.

Secondus stated that Nigeria was at a cross road due to the “obvious inept leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.”.

He noted that the security situation in the country hes refused to abate and that nothing concrete was being done by the government to stop the senseless killing of innocent Nigerians.

“Even when the National Assembly after reviewing the situation and asked the President to overhaul the security system for greater efficiency, the government has continued to demonstrate their insensitivity to the plight of the populace. Nigerians have never been as afraid of their lives as they are at the moment in this country.

“In the North East the Boko Haram insurgency has returned fully and the President feels shocked that the sect still exists. We are already used to our President not knowing what is going on in the country even though as President the bulk stops on his table.

“The President may have been deceived by the intelligence reports from his field men who continues to indulge in propaganda of claiming that the sect has been defeated even when the situation is worsening with banditry and kidnapping spreading all over the states.

“Nothing exposes the President’s insensitivity and distance from reality and from the people like his shock that Boko haram still exists. But what do we expect when the President’s chief security adviser are in loggerhead with the President’s number one aide, your guess is as good as mine on why this administration cannot move this nation forward.”
 Ex-Gov Ambode Takes Action As Court Okays His Probe

Ex-Gov Ambode Takes Action As Court Okays His Probe



Former Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed the ruling of a Lagos High Court which struck out his suit against the State House of Assembly.

The House is probing Ambode over the procurement of 820 buses during his tenure.

In his notice of appeal filed by his counsel, Tayo Oyetibo, SAN, before the Lagos division of the Court of Appeal, Ambode prayed the appellate court to return the case to the High Court.

He is asking that Chief Judge reassign his suit to another judge of the High Court for trial.

Respondents are the State House of Assembly, its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa and the House Clerk, Mr. A. A. Sanni and Fatai Mojeed, the Chairman of the Ad-hoc Committee set up to probe the buses procurement.

On the grounds of appeal, Ambode argued that the court erred in law when it held that the suit he filed was not mature.

He said any person who assumes that his right is being infringed upon or likely to be infringed has the right to invoke the jurisdiction of the court to seek legal protection, which the court has a duty to entertain.

Ambode argued further that the court below erred in law when it held that Section 36 (1) of the 1999 constitution does not apply to the exercise of the powers of the defendants under Section 128 of the constitution.

He argued that Section 128 (1) of the Constitution provides that the exercise of the powers of the House of Assembly is subject to the provisions of the 1999 constitution.

Ambode submitted that the trial court erred in law when it held that the Claimant action does not disclose a reasonable cause of action.

He insisted that the trial judge erred in law when it held that the defendant’s objection was properly taken without the defendants filing a statement of defence.
 I Quit Prostitution The Day My Dad Became My Client - Lady Reveals

I Quit Prostitution The Day My Dad Became My Client - Lady Reveals



A commercial sex worker has come out to confess she has quit her job after the unexpected happened. We will christen her ‘Judith’ to help her hide her identity. She was shocked when her dad showed up as her customer.

Judith claims she spotted an elderly man at a night club who wore a cap and shades that hid his face. She says they usually fight for clients and have minimal time to be keen on details.

The elderly man, who turned out to be her dad, complied and followed her to a lodging. The two reached their room and the man took off his cap and shades ready for sex. Judith, who was already comfortable, removed her clothes keeping in mind that she had to clear with her client and focus on the next one.

Upon turning, Judith came face to face with her biological father. She ran out of the room grabbing her clothes to cover her body.

Judith says it has been 5 years since the incident occurred and she is now a changed woman. Judith quit her job but can never forget what led her to the streets. The duo has neither spoken about the ordeal nor shared it with any of their family members.
 So Sad, Remo Stars FC Player, Taiamiyu, Buried Amid Tears In Sagamu

So Sad, Remo Stars FC Player, Taiamiyu, Buried Amid Tears In Sagamu



The remains of Remo Stars FC assistant captain, Kazeem Tiamiyu, who was killed by a police officer has been buried.

Popularly known as Kaka, Tiyamiyu was buried at his family house in Ajaka area of Sagamu LGA on Thursday.

A candlelight procession was held in his honour on Wednesday, February 26th.

Recall that Tiyamiyu was knocked down by an oncoming vehicle after he was allegedly pushed out of moving vehicle by some police officers on Saturday, February 22nd.

He was, however, declared dead on arrival at the hospital.

The development generated wild reactions from youths in the area who protested on Saturday and Monday.
There Is Nothing Like Take Over In The Entertainment Industry, Space Plenty - 9ice

There Is Nothing Like Take Over In The Entertainment Industry, Space Plenty - 9ice



Popular Nigerian singer, Abolore Adegbola Akande also known as 9ice, says the entertainment space is wide enough to fit upcoming talented Nigerians willing to create a niche for themselves in the industry.

“there is nothing like take over in the entertainment industry. Space plenty.” he said.

The 2008 Best Hip Hop Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards while speaking during a popular show on radio (Yaw and Yaw), insists that signing an artist requires a lot.

“it requires a marketing channel, it requires a distribution channel. When you sign artist sometimes you no go fit do your own thing.” he said.

9ice also frowned at the young upcoming artist who look down on their record labels because they feel they are now bigger than the labels that brought them to limelight.

“I feel i don’t have the investment capability” he said

He insists that his inability to sign any artist does not diminish his support for young upcoming artists in the industry.
Gov. Akeredolu Commissions Radio Station At RUGIPO

Gov. Akeredolu Commissions Radio Station At RUGIPO



Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has commissioned a radio station at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), where he also laid a foundation for an ultra-modern hostel.

Akeredolu at the opening of the station on 101.3FM praised the institution’s governing council for the feat and restated his administration’s commitment to the development of education in the state.

The Governor said ‘’Let me note the efforts of the council, except if we don’t want to be honest with ourselves, the set of people who are in this governing council are the best so far.

“ They are good because Alabi himself attended this school, so he must come back to his alma mata. He has always shown that he has a passion for this polytechnic. I want to congratulate you and your members for the great work you are doing. Ever since the school was established, no Chairman has performed as you have done. Your commitment to the success of this citadel of learning is great.”

“I want to commend you, members of the governing council, the school management and the entire students for this great feat.”

Alabi on his part said, “From all of us in this polytechnic community, we say a big thank you. We also assure you of our continued commitment to the growth, progress, and success of this school. We will not relent in our collective efforts.”

The rector of the institution, Mr. Ogundahunsi Gani Adebola, appreciated the governor for his support, adding that many more projects are coming in the nearest future.