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JUST IN: Reps Gives Police 24hrs Ultimatum Over Budget Documents Allegedly Carted from Goje's Residence

Speaker House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara 

The House of Representatives has given the police 24 hours to return all documents relating to the 2017 appropriation bill allegedly carted away from the residence of a senator, Danjuma Goje, who heads the Senate committee on appropriations, Premium Times reports.

This was due to a motion raised at the plenary by Abubakar Ahmad (Gombe-APC). The House also condemned in strong terms, the invasion of Goje’s residence by security operatives on April 20.


A special team of officers from the Force Headquarters, Abuja had on April 20 carried out a raid on the Asokoro residence of Goje, a former governor of Gombe State, and are yet to give an official reason for the raid.

While raising the motion, Ahmad said security agents destroyed doors, bags, ceilings and soakaways and took away documents including reports of the 2017 appropriation bill which was scheduled to be laid before both chambers of the National Assembly during the week. The proposed budget was initially slated to be passed before the end of March 2017 but the Senate later gave a May 5 deadline for the passage.

“The gestapo manner in which the security agents invade private residences in the course of carrying out their duties is causing apprehension in the minds of citizens” “Unless steps are taken to halt these extra-legal actions, the nation may descend a near fascist state,” Ahmad said.

While leading the debate, Ahmad also raised concerns that the budget may not be passed as scheduled. “Now that the documents are in their (the police) possession, how do we proceed?. We have to curb the excesses of these security agents before it gets out of hand,” he said.

Also contributing to the debate, Herman Hembe (Benue-APC) said it is unfortunate that a senator of the federal republic will have his house broken into by security agents. Hembe said he was particularly worried for ordinary citizens if a senator could be so treated.

“We must condemn this act in its entirety” he said as he also raised concerns that the money found in the house was inconsequential and doesn’t warrant such action." Betty Apiafi (Rivers-PDP) concurred with motion. She said all Nigerians cannot be treated as criminals. “It has happened to the judges, it has now moved to the legislators, who knows what will happen tomorrow?” she said.

Another lawmaker, Tobi Ogechukwu (Enugu PDP), said if Nigeria has to practice democracy, rule of law has to be adhered to.

“Just like Hitler did, they have proceeded to the legislature and we cannot allow this.” The House unanimously agreed to set up an ad-hoc committee to invite the Inspector-General of Police to appear before it to explain what warranted the invasion and to tell the House the laws that backed the force to carry out such operations.

The committee is to report back in two weeks for further legislative action.

Speaker House of Reps, Yakubu Dogara  The House of Representatives has given the police 24 hours to return all documents relating to the...

Breaking News: FIFA to Introduce Video Refereeing at 2018 World Cup


FIFA president Gianni Infantino 

Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA has revealed on Wednesday that video assistant referees will be used at next year’s World Cup in Russia for the first time.

According to Agence France Presse, Infantino revealed this at a congress of the South American Football Confederation in Santiago, Chile.

He said: “We will use video refereeing at the 2018 World Cup because we’ve had nothing but positive feedback so far.”

Video assistance was introduced to support referees with “game-changing” decisions for the first time in a FIFA competition at the Club World Cup in Japan in December.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino  Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA has revealed on Wednesday that video assistant referees will be ...

Debie-Rise Visits Her State, Commissions New Bore Hole (See Photos)


Big Brother Naija 2017 contestant, Debie-Rise had her home coming yesterday, 26th April. The singer visited the first lady of Kogi State and also commissioned a bore hole with her.

She shared beautiful photos from the visit and wrote; “Debie Rise Along side ‘Her Excellency’, 1st lady of Kogi State, as we commission a new borehole project at GGSS OBOROKE.” 

See photos below;


Big Brother Naija 2017 contestant, Debie-Rise had her home coming yesterday, 26th April. The singer visited the first lady of Kogi State an...

Miyonse Becomes PayPorte Pioneer FoodStore Ambassador (See Photos)


The big brother Naija 2017 ontestant has joined the Payporte family as a pioneer FoodStore Ambassador.

He shared the good news on his Instagram and wrote;… “Ladies and Gentlemen; Friends and my esteemed Fans, the culmination of your continued support over the last couple of months has helped in crossing another Milestone today. 

I officially joined the #PayPorte family today, as the pioneer FoodStore Ambassador. The Payporte brand is no doubt the fastest growing online store; that is set to revolutionize the e-commerce industry in Africa. It’s not just a Win for me alone; it’s our Achievement. 

Thank you all, let’s do more.

The big brother Naija 2017 ontestant has joined the Payporte family as a pioneer FoodStore Ambassador. He shared the good news on his Inst...

I Didn’t Disclose Senator Adeleke’s Killers – Fani-Kayode


Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has denied reports that he allegedly listed the killers of Senator Isiaka Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west in the hallowed chamber.

Speaking on his Facebook page, Fani-Kayode maintained that the report was ‘fake’ if it was not from any of his official social media pages.


He wrote: “There is a scandalous post going all over social media about the death of Sen. Isiaka Adeleke which was purportedly written by me. The post claimes that certain people killed the late Senator.

“Pls note that I am not the author of this post though the unscrupulous people that wrote it put my name on it.

“IT IS FAKE!

“Anything that is not on my official Twitter handle, official Facebook community page or Facebook friends page is NOT from me. “Femi Fani-Kayode, 25th April, 2017”.

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has denied reports that he allegedly listed the killers of Senator Isiaka Adeleke, lawmaker r...

I Will Kill 200 Nigerians If Buhari Dies - Police Officer From Borno Threatens


Inusa Saidu Biu and President Muhammadu Buhari 

Inusa Saidu Biu, a police officer from Biu, a Local Government Area in southern Borno state has threatened to kill 200 people if Buhari whom, according to him was poisoned but was saved by God, dies.

Saidu Biu described Buhari as the cat with nine lives.

He stormed social media to air his controversial views which earned him strong attacks from Nigerians who found his words unbecoming of a security operative duty-bound to save lives.

Inusa Saidu Biu wrote: "After they poisoned him God did not let him die, Buhari the cat with nine lives, now they want you resign so that they will continue to steal our yam? no way, your enemies will die like mosquitoes before you including those who are commenting negatively, shege yan buro uba, zamu ci uwarku, if Buhari die I promise to kill 200 people."

See screenshots from his Twitter post:


Inusa Saidu Biu and President Muhammadu Buhari  Inusa Saidu Biu, a police officer from Biu, a Local Government Area in southern Borno sta...

Shocking Moment Oba of Lagos Humiliated Ooni of Ife in Public (Watch Video)


Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi 

Many people have been left in shock after the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, recently, humiliated the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi at a public function.

A clip of the video which has gone viral, shows the Ooni of Ife arriving the venue of the event which had the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu II, sitting beside an unidentified oba. The Ooni walked over to greet the obas, but as soon as he offered the Oba of Lagos his hands, Oba Akiolu looked away and dismissed him with a wave of the hand.


The embarrassed monarch quietly returned to his seat.

The sad incident has left many people fuming on social media describing the action of Oba Akiolu as childish.

A Twitter user wrote: "What I've learnt from d Ooni of Ife & Oba of Lagos incident is that not every1 deserves ur humility. Sometimes do gra gra & carry shoulders."

Someone else added: "Oba of Lagos is like Espanyol while Ooni of ife is like Barca. The both of them are miles apart in terms of recognition and hierarchy." "What do you expect from an ex Bribe taking Police officer?

Oba of Lagos can't stop being Jealous. He is on his own. Iranu ati abasha. Ooni 1" someone else added.

"Ooni is the spiritual head of the Yorubas, While Alaafin is the political head. Idk where the Oba of Lagos falls in," another user tweeted.

A Facebook user, Kenny Statesman said, ”No No No!!! This is not worthy of Oba of Lagos, seriously I’m extremely disappointed.”

In another post, Deji Afolayan wrote, “… I see no reason why Oba Akiolu should act like that, I really like the Oba of Lagos but his action here is uncalled for.”

One Kayode Henry wrote, ” This attitude is unbecoming of a king in Yoruba land. The Ooni of Ife no matter his age is a superior Oba to all other obas… "If it were to be in the days where culture and tradition still takes its rightful place, all the obas no matter your age should be on their feet whenever the Obaluaye of Ife ( Ooni) comes in . But the respectful king did not even think about that but came to embrace the Oba of Lagos on his seat, but all he could do is this show of shame.”

Abiodun Olojede said, ”What an act of arrogance. It is very unfortunate that the Oba of Lagos disgraced himself, not the highly respected Ooni of Ife…See the video and do have your say."

Watch video below: 

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi  Many people have been left in shock after the Ob...


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