Afternoon Update: Group Demands Nigerians Out Of South Africa, Laycon Reveals He Has ‘sickle Cell’, Making Him And Erica Trend On Twitter, US Hails INEC And Security Agencies Over Edo Governorship Election

Ex-Rivers PDP Chair, Obuah Begs APC On ‘Plot’ To Expel Oshiomhole

Former Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, Felix Obuah, has begged the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State to forgive Adams Oshiomhole.

He said this in reaction to alleged plot to expel the former Edo Governor.

Obuah’s reaction on Wednesday was signed by his spokesman, Jerry Needam…READ MORE>>>


Why I Didn’t Pick Akeredolu’s Deputy As Running Mate – Jegede

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Ondo governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, has revealed why he did not pick the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, as his running mate.

Agboola had defected to the PDP from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a bid to secure a governorship ticket, but lost out to Jegede in the primaries.

The Deputy governor eventually left PDP for Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), where he emerged as the flagbearer…READ MORE>>>


Reason Why Vee Called Ozo An Agent Of The Devil

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Vee has said that evicted housemate Ozo is an agent of devil for nominating her for eviction from the TV show.

She made this known during a discussion with her love interest, Neo, days after Ozo was evicted from the BBNaija house.

A few days ago, Vee revealed that she was never in a relationship with Neo and that if he should ask her out she would turn him down…READ MORE>>>


Group Demands Nigerians And Zimbabweans Out Of South Africa

Only One SA march_ Group demands Nigerians and Zimbabweans out of South Africa (details) lailasnews

A group of South Africans calling themselves Only One SA are demanding that Nigerians and Zimbabweans leave the country.

The group have claimed that despite their inflammatory tags, they are not xenophobic.

According to the Only One SA group, they are set to march against the presence of Nigerians and Zimbabweans in Pretoria…READ MORE>>>


Tolulope Arotile Death: Air Force Immortalises Late Flying Officer

Tolu Arotile Death_ Air Force immortalises late Flying Officer lailasnews

The Nigerian Air Force immortalized the late First female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile who died on July 14 in Kaduna State.

Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s First female combat helicopter pilot, was hit with a car driven by her ex-classmate, leading to her death at the age of 24.

She died as a result of head injuries she sustained from the accident, which happened at the Nigerian Air Force base in Kaduna state…READ MORE>>>


NIDCOM Denies Reports Claiming Staff Of The Nigerian Embassy In Switzerland Called The Police On Nigerian Citizens

NIDCOM denies reports claiming staff of the Nigerian embassy in Switzerland called the police on Nigerian citizens

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. has denied claims made in a viral video that staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Switzerland called the police to arrest Nigerian citizens.

Recall that on Tuesday September 22, a video surfaced online in which a Nigerian man claimed the embassy staff sent in police officers to arrest them when they visited the embassy for some documentation. Some of the Nigerians who were heard shouting on top of their voices, alleged that they had already made payments for their passports to be renewed but the embassy failed to fulfill the service they paid for.

Reacting to the video, the Head of Media at NIDCOM, Abdulrahman Balogun, denied claims…READ MORE>>>


US Hails INEC And Security Agencies Over Edo Governorship Election

US hails INEC and security agencies over Edo governorship election

The United States government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies over the conduct of the Edo State Governorship election.

In its tweets on Wednesday September 23, the US government also commended the people of Edo State for exercising their franchise…READ MORE>>>


Laycon Reveals He Has ‘sickle Cell’, Making Him And Erica Trend On Twitter


Big Brother Naija housemate, Laycon has revealed that he has a milder symptom of the sickle cell anaemia – the SC genotype.

He explained on the reality show that he has haemoglobin that carries symptoms similar to those of Sickle Cell disease, but milder.

According to Laycon: “My blood group is Sickle Cell, I don’t like to tell people my genotype because I feel they will think I’m sick.”…READ MORE>>>


Man Posing As An Aide To Assistant Inspector General Of Police Arrested For Defrauding 11 People Of Over N10m

Man posing as an aide to Assistant Inspector General of Police arrested for defrauding 11 people of over N10m (photo)

35-year-old Nwabueze Izuchukwu, pictured above, has been arrested for allegedly posing as an aide to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG in charge of Zone 13 Ukpo, Anambra State, Danmalam Mohammed, and defrauding his victims of over N10 million.

According to a statement released by the Public Relations Officer of Zone 13, DSP Nwode Nkeiruka, the suspect, Ichie Izuchukwu Nwabueze, was apprehended while defrauding members of the public of their hard-earned money under the false pretence of raising funds for the furnishing of the residential quarters of the AIG…READ MORE>>>