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Newcastle table formal bid of £9m for Super Eagles winger Dennis Bonaventure

SUPER Eagles winger Dennis Bonaventure could be on his way to England before the close of the current January transfer window after Premier League giants Newcastle United formally tabled a £9m bid for him.

 

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Nnamdi Kanu backs Operation Amotekun saying 1m Ipob members will serve in the outfit

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has thrown his full weight behind the new regional security outfit in southwest Nigeria Operation Amotekun saying 1m of his members will serve in the body.

 

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Next week when President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the UK-Africa Summit in London he should present a 10-point list of demands that look like this:

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Given that Britain sold Cadbury to Kraft Foods in 2010 and no longer has a chocolate firm, she should now open a confectionery company in Nigeria to process our cocoa on site. We want a joint venture corporation between UK and Nigerian that will be floated on the London Stock Exchange. The aim is to make Nigeria a leading chocolate supplier

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Sanwoolu refrains from clamping down on Okadas and tricycles across Lagos State

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu of Lagos State has backed down on plans for a widespread ban on the use of Okada motorcycle taxis and tricycles after a meeting with his security council where it was decided that the move would cause severe hardship.

 

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Bauchi's Governor Bala Mohammed successfully undergoes operation in London hospital

GOVERNOR Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State is out of hospital in the UK and now recuperating in his London home after flying into the country last week for treatment on an undisclosed medical ailment.

 

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Society groups united in their condemnation of Malami's political comments on security outfit Amotekun

NIGERIAN society groups and governors of the six states of the southwest geo-political zone have been united in their condemnation of attorney-general of the federation Abubakar Malami for recently declaring the regional security outfit Amotekun illegal.

 

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Cherubim and Seraphim's Pastor Michael Oluronbi found guilty of 24 counts of sexual abuse

CHERUBIM and Seraphim clergyman Pastor Michael Oluronbi has been found guilty of 24 counts of child sexual abuse and rape by a Birmingham high court in the UK after a jury adjudged him of exploiting church members under the guise of deliverance.

 

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NFF steps up moves to secure the services of Ejaria and Dessers as World Cup qualifiers loom

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials have stepped up moves to woo Reading playmaker Ovie Ejaria and Heracles of the Dutch league striker Cyriel Dessers ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers which begin in March.

 

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Now that Hope Uzodinma has been confirmed as governor let all Imolites work on a blueprint to get the state working

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I for one am still waiting for the details of the Supreme Court judgement for clarity on how Senator Hope Uzodinma emerged as the victor in the Imo State gubernatorial elections. Like many of you, I am still unclear about how it happened but the fact remains that he has been declared the winner. Given that the process ends with the Supreme Court, the reality is that we are stuck with Senator Uzodinma for the next four years, so we simply have to make it work

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Attorney-general Malami says Operation Amotekun is illegal and unconstitutional

NIGERIA'S justice minister and attorney-general of the federation Abubakar Malami has dramatically heightened tension across the country this afternoon by declaring that the regional security outfit Operation Amotekun is illegal and unconstitutional.

 

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