The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has denied social media speculations that the Kwara South Senatorial District ticket has been retrieved from him on account of the last House of Representatives by-election results in the state.
Governor Ahmed stated this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, on Friday.
He described as politically motivated mischief the rumours that he has been asked to step down due to the Peoples Democratic Party’s loss of the Ekiti, Oke Ero, Irepodun and Isin Federal Constituency by-election to the All Progressives Congress.
Ahmed said, on the contrary, consultations had been going on before the November 17 election within the political family to consider the request by the leadership of the Ibolo division of Kwara South, from where the current senator hails, for a second tenure in the Senate.
Furthermore, he said the ongoing consultation was based on the view that the Igbomina and Ekiti divisions had successfully served two terms in the Senate as opposed to the Ibolo division, whose representative had served only one term in the Senate.
While describing the last by-election as a farcical exercise marked by voter intimidation, widespread disenfranchisement and the use of security agencies against PDP supporters and members, Ahmed said the result of such a disputed election could, therefore, not have formed the basis of a review of his candidacy for the Kwara South Senatorial District election.
Governor Ahmed assured that PDP will win the general elections in the state as the people of Kwara have resolved never to allow such harassment by security agents again.
Ex-Skye Banker, Tunde Ayeni Not Detained By EFCC, Only Invited For Questioning Over Alleged Fraud
Following recent reports published by a national daily, The Punch Newspapers that the anti-graft body, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc., (now Polaris Bank,) Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for alleged fraud, it has been reliably discovered that Tunde Ayeni was only invited for questioning at the Abuja office of the commission hours ago.
Confirming the development, the acting spokesman for the EFCC, Mr.Tony Orilade, said Ayeni was only being grilled by detectives over some issues related to fraud and embezzlement allegedly committed by Ayeni when he was Chairman of the bank
It would be recalled that the anti-graft agency had entered into an agreement with the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, to check out some banks and its officials, who facilitated the huge non-performing loans in AMCON’s portfolio.
Nigeria Police List Criteria For Having Sex In A Car [SEE LIST]
The Nigeria Police Force has listed the criteria to have sex in a car for it not to be a crime.
The position of the police was made known by the Head of its Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, Abayomi Shogunle, who said having sex in a car is in itself not a crime.
Tweeting a response to a question on his Twitter handle, Shogunle said in response to if it is a crime to have sex in a car: “No.
“Sex in a car in a public place is not a crime in Nigeria, provided the location is not a place of worship; both persons are 18 years and above; the act is consensual (agreed to by parties); parties are of opposite sex.
“If threatened with an arrest over above, please report to the Police.”
The issue came up after an incident last week during which a couple was harassed by a mob for having sex in a car.
Bizzare: Father Kills His Four Children In Their Sleep, Hangs Himself
A dad, Archibong Patrick, has killed his four children, who were asleep, and then also himself.
The incident occurred on Tuesday in Alesha community near Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
Patrick, said to be 35, had chased away his wife from their two-room apartment before carrying out the dastardly at.
As Patrick’s wife fled from the house shouting for help, the man went after the four children aged one, three, five and eight.
He set the home ablaze and hanged himself around 1am after killing the children.
The development has been confirmed by the Police.
The spokesman of the Rivers State Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, said the remains of Patrick and his children have been evacuated from the burnt house.
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