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Friday, 26 May 2017

Delayed Salaries: LUTH Resident Doctors Stage Protest

It was a tense atmosphere at the gates of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Ara as the three main entrance gates of the hospitals were put under lock by the armed policemen following a protest by the health workers over unpaid salaries.

The protest march which occurred yesterday, May 24, 2017, was staged by the members of the Joint House unions and the Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) over the delayed salaries of its members.
It was gathered that the entrance to the hospital was locked following an order from the Chief Security Officer of the facility in order to prevent the protesters from gaining entrance into the hospital facility.
Speaking on the incident, the President of the LUTH chapter of the Association of Resident Doctors, Dr. Adebayo Sekumade, explained to Eyes Of Lagos that the doctors held the protest over unpaid salaries, poor working conditions and other grievances within the hospital.

Dr. Sekumade lamented the poor, deteriorating state of the hospital adding that there are no materials such as needles, syringes, latex gloves, adequate power supply and more for doctors to work with.
The group however appealed to the Federal and State governments to intervene and resolve the matter in order to prevent industrial disharmony.
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Actress, Sola Sobowale Shares Throwback Photo

The actress shared the throwback photo on her Instagram page
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PHOTOS: Gov. Ganduje Inspects Giginyu And Zoo Road Hospitals

Kano state Governor Umar Ganduje & other dignitaries also inspected the Giginyu and Zoo Road hospitals being completed by his administration. See photos below

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PHOTOS: Gov. Ganduje Inspects 8.6 KM Road In Kumbutso

Kano state Governor Umar Ganduje & other dignitaries also inspected Gidan Maza to Kumbutso road which is 8.6 KM long at a cost of 700 Million. See photos below

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Cristiano Ronaldo shares photo of him and his girlfriend

The Real Madrid star took to his Instagram page on Thursday night to share a photo of him cuddling his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez. Love is a beautiful thing!
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PHOTOS: Olu Of Warri Visits Osinbajo

Acting President, Prof, Yemi Osinbajo received the Olu of Warri, HM Ogiame Ikenwoli & other member of the traditional council at the State House. See photos below

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PHOTO: 25-Year-Old Man Killed By Fake Soldier During An Argument

A fake soldier, Victor Oluwole, has been arrested by the police in Plateau State for allegedly stabbing to death a 25-year-old resident, Pokyes Danladi, in West of Mines community in the Jos North Local Government Area. It was learnt that the incident, which happened on Sunday, had caused tension in the community, as Oluwole’s gang members had threatened to wreak havoc.

It was learnt that Pokyes’ mother, 60-year-old Martha Danladi, is hospitalised over the shock of her son’s death at the Nigeria Police Clinic in Jos.

An eyewitness, Jackson Hickson, said Pokyes was rushed to Birhman Hospital where he later died.

He said, “On Sunday at about 11pm, I went to West of Mines junction to eat with friends. Suddenly there was an argument, and I saw my neighbour, Pokyes, lying on the ground bleeding profusely. All his chest and neck were covered with blood.”

The father of the deceased, Dakuru Danladi, demanded an investigation into the killing, calling on the government to ensure that justice was done the matter.

The Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Tyopev Terna, confirmed the incident, adding that the case had been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department.

He said, “The suspect was arrested on the spot with the knife and he has confessed to the crime. The suspect said it was just an argument and he was provoked and had to use the knife on the victim.”
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PHOTOS: Another batch of 165 Nigerians deported from Libya

 164 Nigerians were again deported from Libya Thursday. The deportees comprising of 97 males, 53 females, 11 children and 3 infants arrived the cargo section of the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos aboard a Libya chartered plane at about 6.30pm.

 The deportees were received by officials of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, the International Organisation for Migration, IOM, Airport security officials and the Nigeria Police. According to NEMA, the deportees were picked up from various prisons and detention camps in Libya by the International Organisation for Migration, IOM .

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Rob Kardashian shares adorable photo of his daughter, Dream

She is so cute

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Governor Okorocha Rejects Appointment Given To His Daughter By FG

-His Excellency Governor Rochas Okorocha Rejects the Appointment.

The attention of the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has been drawn to the publication listing one of the daughters, Mrs. Uju Rochas Anwuka as a member of the Board of the Federal College of Education (Tech), Omoku.

And it is important to swiftly state, with every sense of concern, that the governor had read about the appointment like every other Nigerian because he was never consulted or briefed on the appointment and that is why the whole thing looks suspicious.

To the governor, the appointment was obviously not done in good faith.

Whoever was the brain behind the appointment did so out of unbridled mischief. Otherwise, the person behind the appointment would have had the courtesy of either informing the father or the mother.

The truth of the matter is that the governor’s daughter does not need the appointment. The governor has therefore asked whoever was behind the appointment to withdraw it since the daughter would not have needed the appointment, even if he had not become governor.

Indeed, the governor has the feeling that whoever was behind the appointment did it with something else at the back of his or her mind, otherwise the person would have acted well his or her part by informing him or the mother or even the daughter herself.

The daughter and the entire family reject the appointment.

Sam Onwuemeodo
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor

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Thursday, 25 May 2017

PHOTO: Police Arrest Christ Embassy Pastor Over 4 Abortions Mess

The police at Area M Idimu Command have finally arrested the serving minister at Believers World Ministry popularly known as Christ Embassy church, Rev. Sunday Olisa in connection with the alleged sexual molestation of his house maid which resulted in four pregnancies and abortions.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the arrest followed a pain-staking tracking of Olisa by the police team led by the Area Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Austines Akika on Wednesday.

Our correspondent gathered that following report by P.M.EXPRESS, Akika mobilized and led the operation and Olisa was eventually arrested in a hideout in Isolo, Lagos.

Olisa was said to have sneaked into the Hospital where the victim was receiving treatment and wanted to pay the bill and take the victim away before he was arrested on a tip off.

P.M.EXPRESS reported that the 16-year old orphan (name withheld) was lying critically ill with heavy bleeding coming from her private after she was induced with uncompleted abortion by his benefactor who is a minister at Christ Embassy Church Egbe branch in, Lagos.

The incident happened at 6 Dolamo street in Agodo Egbe in Ikotun area where the pastor, Sunday Olisa reside with the victim and family.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the police at Area M Idimu Command have started manhunt for the cleric after he reportedly escaped mob action from the residents over the incident.

The victim who was in a hospital bed narrated how ordeal to P.M.EXPRESS how he started living with Olisa through her uncle, George Aguba.

She said her Mother was from Mali and married her father who was from Kwale in Delta State and had three Children.

She narrated that her parents died when she was 10 and their uncle planned to take them back to Kwale before Olisa offered to assist and took her to his house.

She said ” when i was 10, Olisa will call me inside his bedroom where nobody was around and drugged me and raped me severally and after the drug clear and I wake up, I will discover that my private was wet”.

She said that had continued and when he attempted to report to the leaders of the church, they shut her up and told her to endure and do not complain because Olisa was sponsoring her education.

He said Olisa have taken her to different hospitals whenever he impregnated her and it has been like for the past six years.

She said she was frustrated and her movement regimented and was not allowed to meet her relations including her uncle, George.

On why he was in the hospital, the helpless victim, said Olisa impregnated her and wanted to cover it up and took her to a doctor where they carried out an abortion and brought her home.

She said after the abortion which was the 4th, she started having heavy bleed and she became afraid and came out from and street and raised alarm before he collapsed and taken to a Hospital where the doctors have been battling to save her life.

She said the doctor said the abortion was not completed which caused the heavy bleeding coming from her private.

She said she does not know how fate if she survive and discharged from the Hospital because he has no contact again with his uncle who did not know what she was passing through.

When our reporter went to the resident where Olisa lives, the residents confirmed the incident and rained curses on Olisa.

At the area M. Command who is handling the matter, the Area Commander, ACP Austines Akika was not around to comment on the matter.

However, Police sources confirmed the incident and told P.M.EXPRESS that the matter is being investigated by a team of Police led by Female DSP Agatha.

P.M.EXPRESS gathered that there is no officials response from the Church but some of the members expressed shock over the matter and was helping the police investigation.
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PHOTOS: Nigeria’s First Female Professional Mechanic, Sandra Aguebor

Sandra Aguebor is the CEO and Founder of the Lady Mechanic initiative and Sandex Car care. It is true that in Nigeria women are gradually getting into corporate positions that men usually dominate in the past. However it is uncommon to see women who are professional car mechanics.

In Universities today, women like Sandra have dared to study male-dominated and practical courses.
Sandra Aguebor discovered her calling in her teenage years. She attributes her engineering talent to a divine encounter she had at 13.

“It all started through dreams, at the age of 13. I saw Jesus Christ teaching me how to fix cars in a series of dreams that lasted seven nights.”

Sandra Aguebor
Nigeria’s first lady mechanic had to face a host of challenges and setbacks from her male counterparts, family and the society at large. Somhow she channeled the obstacles as a source of motivation and positive energy.
Certain that this was what she wanted to do, Sandra gave engineering her best. She started working at a local garage during her secondary school days.

“I would get to school at 8 am and leave at 2 am. My overall was already in my school bag. From school, I would dash to the garage and work till 6 or 7 pm.”

In time she started working with the Nigerian Railway Corporation.
After 10 years, she became her own boss and established her own car garage which is still operational till date.
Sandra has been in the car repair business for 32 who years now.
Sandra Aguebor
Making a success out of her career, many could clearly see the lady was right when she chose the profession that most women would never even give a thought.

“For me to become the first female Nigerian mechanic, I had to work five times harder than men to prove myself. Now, many people don’t know my name, it’s ‘Lady Mechanic’ everywhere I go.”

Sandra showed her philanthropic side by reaching out to women in need. She assembled them all and enrolled them in her teaching classes.

In 2004, Sandra founded the Lady Mechanic Initiative. The organization specifically grooms women in the business of fixing cars. Thus, helps them to be employed and financially independent.
Another interesting detail of the trainees is that the some of them equally found the initiative to be a sort of therapy. Some of these women used to be commercial sex workers, victims of sex trafficking, school drop outs and financially incapacitated mothers/wives.
Sandra Aguebor
Records show that since 2004, Sandra has empowered and trained over 1 000 women in fixing cars under the Lady Mechanic Initiative programme across 5 Nigerian states.

“Our clients keep coming back – they prefer us because we are determined to be better than a lot of mechanics who take their job and their salary for granted,”

Sandra Aguebor has a vision that by the year 2025, she must have trained up to 100 000 ladies who would serve as pillars and pathfinders across several African communities.
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Gov. Obaseki demolishes APC chieftain’s shopping complex http://

businessman, John Osamede Adun, popularly known as Bob Izua, was Thursday demolished by Edo State government.
The complex was located at the popular and ever busy Mission Road, at the heart of Kings Square, in Benin-City.

A statement issued by Mr. John Mayaki, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki, said the demolition was in fulfilment of the State government’s commitment to enforcing all physical and town planning laws in the State and to restore integrity to the environment’s master plan.

It stated that “there are town planning rules and laws in the State and nobody is bigger than the law. So, for the development of Edo state and to upgrade the people’s standard of living, there should be full compliance from everyone to the law.”
Mayaki in the statement further said that the demolished buildings which had about 150 pick-up shops, contravened the government’s approved plan.

He disclosed that what the owner of the buildings sought government’s approval for “was at variance with what was erected. In other words, the structure which was built was in contravention of what was approved,” he said.

But speaking with journalists, the owner of the demolished property, Mr. John Osamede Adun, said it was untrue that the land has invalid document, adding that he legally acquired the property from five families, namely Legema, Igbinosun, Morgan, Elaho and Mandilas.

Adun further added that he sold part of the property measuring 100 x 130 feet at the sum of N135 million to the immediate past Governor of the State, Adams Oshiomhole.
He also disclosed that he always informed the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development every stages of development of the property, adding that he was given a valid approval from the ministry before commencing of construction.

“I don’t have problem with the Governor. I don’t have any quarrel with the Governor. He is my Governor. We are in the same party. He is right to do what the people report to him.

“I sold part of that land to [former] Governor Adams Oshiomhole for use for Comrade Bus park. Oshiomhole acquired 100 x 130 from me and he paid me N135 million. Before I start construction I wrote to the State government. The government official monitored stage by stage development of the building. The building is legal.
“When I demolished the building, I wrote the government and then approved this plan for me dated February 06, 2017. The state government designed the complex building themselves because the design I showed them, they rejected it and give me another design.
“The house belong to me. It is not illegal. I showed you all the approval from the Ministry of Urban and Housing Development,” he said.
He further disclosed that his son, Nosa, was arrested along with a police Inspector on the order of a top government official at about 1 am.

“My son, Nosa was arrested along with Inspector. He went there to notify the people that there are tiles that were bought inside the building and that he should be allowed to remove them when he was arrested”, he stated.
He said the cost of the tiles destroyed was about N7 million.
Adun further disclosed that he borrowed the sum of N750 million as well as sold his property in USA to build the complex.

He said the former building was about 86 stores but the demolished complex contained 218 stores.
“There are about 109 stores down and 109 stores up. I don’t take money from anybody to build. I borrowed N750 million from the bank. I also sold my house in USA and my wife signed for me as a witness. I sold the property for over $80,000 and I pump the money into the building.
Meanwhile, traders who claimed to have already paid for the stores have called for the refund of their money.

Some of the traders said they paid according to the size of their stores, ranging from N400, 000, N200, 000, N150, 000 and N70, 000.
The traders also alleged that paid between N100, 000 and N120, 000 as “kola” to the owner of the property.

Celestine Okoro, who spoke for the traders at the premises on Nigeria Union of Journalists in Benin, said: “In December last year (2016), we made an advance payment for 2017. I have two stores there. Depending on the size of the store, some persons paid N200, 000, some paid N150, 000. The least amount is for those paying for attachments, which cost N70, 000.

“All of us have paid for 2017‎. In January, we were informed by the landlord that he wants to demolish the building and replace it with a standard one. When the building got to the lintel level, he demanded another payment, which he called ‘kola money,’‎ or consultation fee.

“The old tenants paid N100,000 while the new ones paid N120,000. We also paid an extra N175,000 or N400,000 for seven months‎, depending on the size.
“Surprisingly, the governor came last week and sealed the place. Since then, we have been hanging around to hear from him (Adun), but we were kept in the dark. We did not know what our fate was until this morning ‎(Thursday) when the building was demolished.”
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