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Abomination! Father impregnates 19-year-old daughter in Ode Remo

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his biological daughter.

The suspect was arrested last Thursday following a complaint by the victim that her father was fond of sleeping with her, adding that he later got her pregnant.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

Oyeyemi added that the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at the Ode-Remo divisional police headquarters by the victim.

The PPRO said, “She reported that she had been living with her father for the past two years, but sometime in June 2021, her father forcefully had sex with her.

“She stated further that since then, she had been raped several times by her father, who always threatened to kill her if she dared inform anybody.

“The 19-year-old victim informed the police that her mother separated from the father a long time ago, and that she was living with her mother until about two years ago when the suspect asked her to come and live with him.

“She decided to report, not minding the threat of her father, when she discovered that she was pregnant.

“Upon the report, the DPO, Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi, quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime, but claimed that he was used by the devil.”

Oyeyemi said the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had ordered the transfer of the case to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.

Abomination! Father impregnates 19-year-old daughter in Ode Remo

Dollar hits N575 days after CBN declared war on Aboki FX

The dollar rose to between N572 and N575 in different parts of Nigeria, on Monday barely two days after online platform, Aboki FX, stopped providing updates on the exchange rate.

Our correspondent, who visited the ever-busy Wuse Zone 4 which is the hub of bureau de change operators in Abuja, observed that the dollar was sold for N574 as opposed to the N570 it was sold for on Friday.

In Lagos, the dollar was sold at N572 while in Kano it was N575 as of 3pm on Monday.

The pound was sold for N780 as opposed to N770 last Friday.

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, had accused the online foreign exchange update platform, Aboxi FX, of manipulating the forex market.

Emefiele, had said the bank would shut down the operations of Aboki FX which it described as illegal.

Subsequently, Aboki FX said in a statement on Friday that it would no longer publish exchange rates for now and hoped that the naira would stabilise.
It further stated that it usually gets its information from bureau de change operators in Lagos.

Dollar hits N575 days after CBN declared war on Aboki FX

Military siezes power from President Alpha Conde in Guinea

Guinea's special forces claimed Sunday to have captured President Alpha Conde and "dissolved" the country's institutions, in a video sent to an AFP correspondent, while the defense ministry said it had repelled their attack on the presidency.

"We have decided after having taken the president, who is currently with us (...) to dissolve the current constitution, to dissolve the institutions; we have also decided to dissolve the government and the closure of land and air borders," said one of the uniformed and armed coup plotters in the statement, which has also been widely circulated on social networks but has not been broadcast on national television.

The coup plotters, with whom AFP's correspondent confirmed the source of these images, broadcast a video of President Conde in their hands. They ask him if he has been mistreated, and Alpha Conde, in jeans and a shirt on a sofa, refuses to answer them.

For its part, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement that "the insurgents (had) spread fear" in Conakry before taking the direction of the presidential palace, but that "the presidential guard, supported by the defense and security forces, loyalists and republicans, have contained the threat and pushed back the group of attackers.

AFP

Military siezes power from President Alpha Conde in Guinea

Senator Biyi Durojaiye dies at 88

Ijebu Igbo born fourth Republic senator on the platform of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in 1999. Senator Biyi Durojaye , is dead, report gathered says the former senator aged, 88.

Otunba Biyi Durojaye  reportedly died on Monday, in Lagos, after a brief illness.

Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye was once the chairman, Board of Commissioners for Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

He had represented Ogun East Constituency in the upper chamber of the National Assembly at the start of the Fourth Republic on the platform of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in 1999.

As at time of filling this report, course of his death is sketchy,but the news has thrown his hometowm of Ijebu Igbo into mourning.

Senator Biyi Durojaiye dies at 88

President Buhari departs Abuja for UN General Assembly in New York

 President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja on Sunday for New York, United States of America, to participate in the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA76).

The session opened on Tuesday, September 14. The theme for this year’s UNGA is, “Building Resilience Through Hope – To Recover from COVID-19, Rebuild Sustainably, Respond to the Needs of the Planet, Respect the Rights of People and Revitalize the United Nations.” President Buhari will address the Assembly during the General Debates on Friday, September 24 when he will speak on the theme of the conference and other global issues. In the course of the Assembly, the Nigerian leader and members of the delegation will partake in other significant meetings such as; The high level Meeting to Commemorate The Twentieth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Durban Declaration and Program of Action on the theme “Reparations, Racial Justice and Equality for People of African Descent.” The delegation will also participate in Food Systems Summit; High Level Dialogue on Energy; and The high level Plenary Meeting to commemorate and promote the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. The President will also hold bilateral meetings with a number of other leaders of delegations and heads of International Development organizations. He will be accompanied to New York by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Attorney General and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami (SAN); and Minister of State for Environment, Sharon Ikeazor.

Also on the President’s delegation are: National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd); Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar; Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on SDGs, Mrs. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire. President Buhari is expected back in the country on Sunday, September 26.

President Buhari departs Abuja for UN General Assembly in New York

President Buhari sacks Ministers of Agriculture,Power...Redeploys 2 Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a reshuffle in the cabinet formed on August 21, 2019.

In a statement to cabinet members during the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday 1st September, President Buhari announced that Mohammed Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Engr. Sale Mamman, Minister of Power were leaving the cabinet.

In the same vein, Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, Minister of Environment, was redeployed to assume office as the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, while Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, Minister of State, Works & Housing will now be the Minister of Power.

The President said the changes were sequel to the “tradition of subjecting our projects and programs implementation to independent and critical self-review” through sector reporting during Cabinet meetings and at retreats.

He added that “these significant review steps have helped to identify and strengthen weak areas, close gaps, build cohesion and synergy in governance, manage the economy and improve the delivery of public good to Nigerians.”

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President

(Media & Publicity)

September 01, 2021

The full text of the statement is reproduced below:

On Wednesday 21st August, 2019 the current Federal Executive Council was sworn-in after a rigorous retreat to bring returning and new members up to speed on the accomplishments, challenges and lessons drawn from my first term in Office and to emphasise the 9 priority areas of government for the second term.

2. Two years and some months into the second term, the tradition of subjecting our projects and programs implementation to independent and critical self-review has taken firm roots through sector Reporting during Cabinet meetings and at Retreats.

3. These significant review steps have helped to identify and strengthen weak areas, close gaps, build cohesion and synergy in governance, manage the economy and improve the delivery of public good to Nigerians.

4. I must commend this cabinet for demonstrating unparalleled resilience that helped the government to navigate the disruption to global systems and governance occasioned by the emergence of COVID-19 shortly after inauguration. The weekly Federal Executive Council meetings was not spared because the traditional mode was altered.

5. As we are all aware, change is the only factor that is constant in every human endeavour and as this administration approaches its critical phase in the second term, I have found it essential to reinvigorate this cabinet in a manner that will deepen its capacity to consolidate legacy achievements.

6. Accordingly, a few cabinet changes, marking the beginning of a continuous process, have been approved. They are as follows:

Ministers Leaving the Cabinet:

I. Mohammed Sabo Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, and

II. Engr. Sale Mamman, Minister of Power.

Redeployment:

I. Dr. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar, Minister of Environment, to assume office as the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development;

II. Engr. Abubakar D. Aliyu, Minister of State, Works & Housing assume office as the Minister of Power.

7. In due course, substantive nominations will be made to fill the consequential vacancies in accordance with the requirements of the constitution.

8. I have personally met with the departing members to thank them for their contributions to discussions in cabinet and the invaluable services rendered to the nation. Today, effectively marks their last participation in the Federal Executive Council deliberations and I wish them the best in all future endeavours.

9. Finally, I wish to reiterate once more, that this process shall be continuous.

10. I thank you all and May God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

 

President Buhari sacks Ministers of Agriculture,Power...Redeploys 2 Others

Missing Ijebu Chief Imam Sheikh Mushafau Bakare found dead inside car

A prominent Islamic cleric and Chief Imam of Atiba community in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Sheikh Mushafau Bakare, who was reportedly kidnapped by unknown gunmen, has been found dead.

Relatives and close associates of the cleric had earlier raised an alarm that Bakare was abducted on Wednesday night.

However, his lifeless body was found inside his newly acquired Toyota Highlander in the early hours of Thursday around the Ikangba area in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State.

It was learnt that his lifeless body was reportedly discovered by police officers attached to Obalende Divisional Police Office, Ijebu Ode.

A source said his mobile lines kept on ringing for hours while search operations were ongoing.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had not responded to a text message on the incident.

The cleric was laid to rest on Thursday morning, in the community, according to Islamic rites.

Missing Ijebu Chief Imam Sheikh Mushafau Bakare found dead inside car

EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa slumps at Aso Rock

The Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, was rushed out of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Thursday, after he slumped...Bawa was giving his goodwill message at the National Identity Day celebration when he suddenly stopped speaking.


He was talking about a man the commission arrested in Ibadan, Oyo state, with 116 SIM cards when the incident happened.

Bawa had stopped talking and covered his face with his right palm, saying, “Please, excuse me, I can’t continue.”
He was assisted to his seat by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami and other senior officials at the event, but the anti-graft czar slumped on his seat he was immediately rushed out of the seat of power.

 

The Master of Ceremony (MC) later announced that the Bawa’s condition was stable.

“I am happy to announce to you that the EFCC Chairman is now stable,” he said.

But the chairman and those who rushed him out are yet to return to the hall as at time of filing this report.

EFCC Chairman Abdulrasheed Bawa slumps at Aso Rock

NDA confirms attack on it's Kaduna School by Bandits

PRESS RELEASE
SECURITY BREACH OF NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY ARCHITECTURE
The security architecture of the Nigerian Defence Academy was compromised early this morning by unknown gunmen who gained access into the residential area within the Academy in Afaka. During the unfortunate incident, we lost two personnel and one was abducted.
The Academy in collaboration with the 1Division Nigerian Army and Air Training Command as well as other security agencies in Kaduna state has since commenced pursuit of the unknown gunmen within the general area with a view to tracking them and rescue the abducted personnel.
The NDA community and Cadets are safe in the Academy. We assure the general public that this unknown gunmen would soon be apprehended and the abducted personnel rescued.
Bashir Muhd Jajira
Major
Academy Public Relations Officer
24 August 2021
NDA confirms attack on it's Kaduna School by Bandits

Gov. Dapo Abiodun's Father Pa Emmanuel Dies at 89

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state is bereaved.

The Abiodun Family of Iperu-Remo, Ogun State in statemeent  announced the passing on of their Patriach, Dr Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun, who slept in The Lord on Monday August 2, 2021 at the age of 89 after a brief illness.

Dr Abiodun, a devout Christian, is survived by his wife, Mrs Victoria Abiodun, many children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and other family members, amongst them the Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR.

A statement by the Family today in Iperu-Remo said the deceased, an Educationist, worked as a school teacher for many years across the old Western State and was fondly called “Baba Teacher” due to his dedication to duty imparting knowledge and inculcating the right values in his students.

The statement by  Prince Dapo Abiodun said further announcements will be made by the family in due course

Gov. Dapo Abiodun's Father Pa Emmanuel Dies at 89
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