Archive: Oct 2016

Tens Killed as Shiites are being attacked in the North

Angry youths in Kaduna state

Over eleven people have been confirmed dead as some angry youths, on Wednesday, October 12, set ablaze the home of leader of the Shi’a Islamic sect, Mukhtar Sahabi, along Zango road, in Tudun Wada, Kaduna state.

According to Leadership, five people were reported to have been killed in Katsina state, four in Kaduna and two died in Sokoto states, while several vehicles were burnt during the incident. The youths who are reported to be inhabitants of the area, attacked some members of the Shiite sect who were living in the house.

Dipo Melaye buys Rolls Royce worth N180million

Rolls Royce for Senator Dipo Melaye

Controversial Senator representing Kogi Central Dipo Melaye has acquired yet again another car, a 93-year-old Rolls Royce estimated at N180 million.

Mr. Melaye has over 20 of such cars in his stable, According to Sahara reporters he purchased the car in Las Vegas two years ago.

It will be recalled the Senator has a 2015 Slingshot estimated to cost about N4.78 Million; he also has a Mercedes Benz 190 (1958 Model) and a Hindustan Ambassador.



Court takes over Godsday Orubebe’s property


The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Tuesday found a former Minister of Niger Delta affairs, Godsday Orubebe, guilty of false declaration of asset.

‎The tribunal, chaired by Danladi Umar, declared its judgement, seizing the asset said to have been exempted in Mr. Orubebe’s declaration form, but placed no other penalties against him.

Mr. Orubebe was accused of failing to declare an asset he acquired while in office as minister of the Niger Delta.

The asset, plot 2057, Asokoro district, Abuja was aquired barely a month before the end of his tenure and traced to him, but exempted in his asset declaration form.

Mr. Orubebe said he had put the said asset up for sale before the expiration of his tenure.

But the tribunal found Mr. Orubebe guilty of possession of the said plot, stressing that prosecution proved its case beyond doubts.

In his ruling, Mr. Umar decided that the arguments put forward by the prosecution were valid and thier documents admitted in envidence.