Lagbaja has rejected an offer by the Iyiola Omisore Campaign Organisation
to perform at the grand reception of President Goodluck Jonathan’s
scheduled visit in Osogbo, Osun State, next week.
According to reports, the masked musician had been approached to thrill
supporters of Senator Iyiola Omisore, the candidate of the Peoples
Democratic Party, PDP, ahead of the August 9 governorship election in
Responding to the offer, Lagbaja allegedly said: “Though
the court of the land discharged and acquitted you (Omisore) in the
murder case against the former Minister of Justice in Nigeria, the late
Cicero of Esa-Oke and foremost nationalist, Chief Bola Ige, I have
deep-rooted innermost conviction that you are culpable in the death of
my mentor and benefactor.
“If you offer me all the allocation of
Osun State during your four-year-tenure,peradventure you win (which I
seriously doubt), I will not perform for Iyiola Omisore governorship
Lol! The traditional wedding of Surulere crooner, Dr. SID and his
heartrob, Simi Osomo held Sunday at the Ark Event Center, Lekki, Lagos, however, SID's mother-in-law, Mrs Osomo and her childhood friend kinda causes a scene.
Dailypost reports that quite a number of
industry acts and prominent personalities, witnessed the squabbles involving
SID’s mother in-law, Mrs. Osomo and her childhood friend. As a matter of fact, the issue nearly got out of hand as the
latter threatened to pull off the preparations for the big day, citing
the disrespectful tendency of Mrs. Osomo.
“The woman was angry
about Dr. SID wife’s mum extreme arrogance. They’ve known each other for
decades and she knows how best to relate with her,” a source told Dailypost.
the wedding approached, Simi’s mother was all edgy, talking to...
The Nigeria Police say a second explosion has rocked the ancient city of Kano.
The police announced the fresh explosion via its twitter handle.
The explosion came less than five hours after a blast tore through the Hotoro area of the city, killing no fewer than five persons.
The police say the second explosion was also detonated by a suicide bomber just like the first.
The number of casualty as well as other details are unavailable at this time.
There is panic across the city and sorrow is etched on the faces of residents.
Today, 28-07-14 at about 10:00am, another suicide bomb went off at Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC Mega Filling Station at Hotoro Quarter along Maiduguri Road, Kano.
A suicide bomber suspected to be a female had slipped into the crowd of citizens buying kerosene at the Station before detonating the explosives. The suicide bomber and three others have been confirmed dead, eight persons are injured and rushed to the Hospital.
It is instructive to note that the Mega Station did not go ablaze due to the security barricade put in place by the Policemen on duty at the station. Such a situation would have clearly complicated the Emergency response.
Security Forces have cordoned off the scene, and Police Bomb Disposal Experts are "sweeping" the area. Citizens are advised to stay off the scene, be vigilant and report any suspicious person(s)...