Author: Stanley Ugagbe

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has launched a manhunt for a Lekki Lagos-based notorious drug dealer, Sowunmi Ayodeji Kayode, who is now on the run after driving his luxury car to crush an NDLEA officer in his bid to escape arrest when operatives were on a search of his house last weekend. In a statement yesterday, the NDLEA said Anti-narcotics officers of the Agency had on Friday 18th August stormed the residence of the wanted drug dealer located at 2/3 Adetola Ayeni close, Lekki, Lagos for a search and possible arrest following credible intelligence that he was dealing in…

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Tinubu’s ministerial lineup is “Elephantine” – PDP The Peoples Democratic Party has decried President Bola Tinubu over his choice of ministers. The Ogun State Chapter of the party in a statement by Otunba Segun Showunmi, described the ministerial lineup as dismal. The PDP argued that Tinubu mostly recycled people who have underperformed in the system over the years. According to the statement, the Presidential candidate of the party in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar who is contesting Tinubu’s victory in court, would have assembled better Ministers. Read the full statement below: APC’s 48 Imprudent Ministers Of Nigeria. – Atiku/Okowa’s PDP’s…

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Talent is a remarkable gift that each individual possesses in varying degrees. Whether it’s an aptitude for playing a musical instrument, excelling in a sport, or displaying a knack for problem-solving, talents are the seeds of greatness waiting to be nurtured. However, having talent alone is not enough to ensure success; it requires dedication, perseverance, and strategic efforts to harness and maximize your potential. In this article, we will explore the steps to effectively harness your talents and pave the way for a fulfilling journey of growth and achievement. 1. Recognize and Acknowledge Your Talents: The first step towards harnessing…

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In the modern context, the concept of being a “good wife” has evolved beyond traditional gender roles to encompass qualities that contribute to a healthy and thriving partnership. The foundation of a strong marital relationship rests on mutual respect, open communication, and shared responsibilities. This article outlines some essential attributes and practices that can contribute to becoming a supportive and empowered partner, fostering a loving and lasting bond. 1. Effective Communication: Open and honest communication forms the bedrock of any successful relationship. Listening actively to your partner’s thoughts, concerns, and feelings helps create an environment of trust and understanding. Sharing…

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In the intricate framework of a democratic society, the principle of separation of powers stands as a pillar of strength. At its core lies the concept of judicial independence, a cornerstone of the rule of law that ensures the proper functioning of a just and fair legal system. This article delves into the reasons why an independent judiciary is vital for upholding democracy, protecting individual rights, and maintaining the balance of power within a nation. 1. Safeguarding Democracy: An independent judiciary acts as a crucial check on the potential abuse of power by the executive and legislative branches of government.…

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Multi-billion naira worth of illicit drugs were again seized at a warehouse tucked in the midst of popular International Trade Fair Complex, Alaba, Ojo area of Lagos by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the weekend. A statement by Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy, said recovered from the warehouse owned by a wanted billionaire drug baron, include: 1.4 million (1,400,000) pills of tramadol 225mg weighing 826kgs; 3.2 million (3,200,000) pills of codeine with gross weight of 3,360kgs; and 2,841 cartons of codeine syrup containing 284,100 bottles with 28,410 litres of the psychoactive substance, with a…

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Today, let’s reflect upon a theme that calls us to venture into the depths of our faith and human experience. As believers, we often find comfort within the boundaries of our routines, habits, and familiar territories. However, God’s call for us is to go beyond these limitations, to explore the uncharted territories of faith, growth, and service. 1. Beyond Comfort Zones: Our journey of faith requires us to step out of our comfort zones and venture into the unknown. Think about Abraham leaving his homeland, Moses leading the Israelites through the wilderness, and the disciples leaving their fishing boats to…

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Mr. Julius gives his wife money to pay Junior’s tuition fee. Mrs. Julius gets to school on Monday morning to do as the husband had instructed. While on her way out of the Principal’s, she meets Junior who runs to embrace her. ‘Why are you here’? Junior asks. I came to pay your tuition fee and I have done that, she says. An elated Junior thanks her mother for paying his fee. In the evening when Mr. Julius returns home from work, Junior goes to tell his father to help him thank his mother for paying his fee. Mr. Julius…

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the “desperation” by Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress (APC) “to plunge Nigeria into a state of war by dragging our military into a needless conflict with Niger Republic”. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologubagba, the PDP observed that the “insistence by the APC administration to draft Nigerian soldiers into Niger Republic in defiance to the disapproval by the National Assembly and Nigerians across board, validates apprehensions in the public domain of ulterior motives by the Tinubu-led APC to import crisis and destabilize our nation for…

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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on behalf of the PDP family has congratulated the Deputy National Woman Leader, Hajara Yakubu Wanka on her appointment by the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, as Commissioner in the State’s Executive Council. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologubagba, the PDP said her appointment by Governor Bala Mohammed is another testament in recognition of her “selfless service, deep intellect, competence, administrative skills and patriotic roles towards the development of our great Party, the PDP, Bauchi State and the Nation. “The National Working Committee (NWC)…

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday, celebrated the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Party in the February 25, 2023 Presidential election and former Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as he marked his birthday. The PDP in a statement, noted “with pride that over the years, as a medical doctor, Local Government Chairman, Secretary to Delta State Government, Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, two term State Governor and Vice-Presidential Candidate, Senator Okowa has distinguished himself as a very humble, honest, brilliant and result-oriented professional, exceptionally resourceful leader and excellent administrator who remains committed to the wellbeing of the people…

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A heartbroken Nigerian woman has taken to the public to narrate how she caught her husband in their matrimonial bed with another woman. In a post shared on Facebook by social influencer, Fegor Chime, the woman who preferred anonymity said she returned from work to meet her husband oiling the lady on their bed. Unable to handle the situation, she is now seeking the counsel of her online in-laws on how to deal with her husband. She wrote: Good afternoon Ma’am. Please post for me and hide my ID. I need advice mummy. My heart is bleeding right now ma.…

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Nigerian Table Shaker, Reno Omokri has revealed certain characteristics that can help men to identify a wife material. In a post on Facebook, the former Presidential aide who is known for his nuggets, stated that a wife material is a woman who is looking for a partner, not a financier. According to Omokri, a wife material has her own independent, legal and verifiable source of income, adding that she has high relevance but is not high maintenance. He wrote: 12 Characteristics Of a Wife Material * She is looking for a partner, not a financier * She gives you love,…

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The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, following the approval of his recommendation by the Police Service Commission, has ordered the deployment of thirty-five (35) Commissioners of Police to various state commands and formations across the country. The IGP, in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, assured that the postings are in line with the commitment of the police leadership to ensuring effective policing, security, and the maintenance of law and order in Nigeria. Amongst the newly posted Commissioners of Police are CP Adelesi E. Oluwarotimi to Kwara State Command; CP Adebola Ayinde Hamzat, fdc,…

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In April when I traveled to Benin City, a place I call my third home after Delta and Lagos, I was literally taken aback by the horrifying cost of living. At every point of purchase, I kept shouting Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, as if the Son of man was being taken to Golgotha for another crucification. The height of it was the ferocious cost of transportation. I wondered in outright bewilderment if that was the same city I schooled for four years and have visited every year since I graduated in 2015. Overtime, there have been sordid tales across the nation…

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An unsatisfied and worried son of Adam has taken to the public to bemoan his girlfriend’s inability to go more than one round of sex. The man, who expressed his frustrations over the development, noted that he has been putting in the hardwork to ensure that his babe meets up to his sexual expectations. This development was contained in a post shared on Facebook by social influencer Fegor Chime. In the post, the man who preferred anonymity is seeking the counsel of his online in-laws on how he can salvage the situation. He wrote: Good day ma Fegor, please help…

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday, congratulated Nigerians on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, urging them to use the divine occasion to pray fervently for the triumph of justice and the Will of the Almighty Allah in the affairs of the nation. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologubagba, the Party commended Nigerians for their resilience and urged them to use the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir to reinforce their patience, hope and trust in God despite the prevailing economic, social and security challenges confronting the nation. “Our Party charges Nigerians not to allow the hardship and sense of…

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FG Warns Skit, Movie Producers over Unauthorized Use of EFCC Jackets, Symbols The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has urged content creators, movies and skit producers who use EFCC-branded Jackets, symbols, insignia and other accoutrements to seek authorization before usage. In a statement yesterday, the Commission said the use of the EFCC brand in movies without authorization is illegal. “While the Commission appreciate the desire by some operators in the creative sector to produce movies/skits with plots around economic and financial crimes, it is incumbent on such operators to seek the Commission’s authorization, including vetting of scenes which purport…

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My Husband’s Money Is ‘Our’ Money But My Money Is My Money Mr. Stanley Ugagbe has N1 Million in his account. His adorable wife, Mrs. Juliet Stanley has N3 Million in her account. Their house rent which is N800,000.00, has just expired. Between the man and his wife, who should pay the rent? In recent weeks, the above scenario has continued to divide opinions on social media among users – including the married, divorced, singles and the about to weds. A forensic analysis of some of the comments on this issue shows that most of the reactions are informed by…

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Presidential candidate in the 2023 election, Omoyele Sowore has berated Wike and the disbanded G-5 Governors for meeting with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the Aso Villa yesterday. In a post on Facebook, Sowore who rebranded the G-5 Governors as G-string, said their meeting with Tinubu means that they had learned nothing and forgotten nothing. Also, Sowore berated and mocked Wike and the disbanded G-5 Governor on his facebook page He wrote: HUSTLERS UNITED! From so-called Powerful “G-5” Governors to Perforated G-String Ex-Governors (except for Makinde who is still a serving governor). The hustle is real. Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike…

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Popular Nigerian Table Shaker, Reno Omokri has asked Nigerians who can’t afford to board vehicles due to the increase in transportation fares brought by the removal of fuel subsidy to opt for Bicycles. In a post on Twitter, Omokri argued that the removal of the fuel subsidy is in the interest of the nation. He urged State governments to acquire trains and commercial buses that could board passengers at affordable prices. He wrote: “I just returned from Ghana. They are an oil-producing nation, like Nigeria. Yet, they don’t have cheap petrol like Nigeria. Petrol (Premium Motor Spirit) in Ghana is…

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La Liga President say Man City Premier League title best La Liga President Javier Tebas has questioned the popular notion that the Premier League is the best League in the world. In a press conference yesterday, Tebas who was in Barcelona, said the fact that Manchester City have won the Premier League five time in the last six years speaks volume on if it’s the best league in the world. He said “The Premier League the best league in the world? There is a lot of talk about that league, but they don’t seem to remember that Man City have…

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Tinubu Panacea To Nigeria’s Problems : Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has congratulated the new President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his successful inauguration as the nation’s helmsman. The Governor, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Yinka Oyebode, on Monday, also congratulated all Nigerians on the successful completion of the process of transitioning power from one administration to another, adding that the seamless transition is an attestation to the growth of democratic culture in the country. Gov Oyebanji hailed Nigerians for keeping faith with the All Progressives Congress (APC) by electing…

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Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s aide, Ossai Ovie Success has averred that his principal has more achievements than his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike. Ossai made the remark in a post on Facebook yesterday. He argued that Okowa’s 8-year spell as Delta’s number one man has impacted the State positively than what is obtainable in Rivers State under the leader of the disbanded G-5 Governors. Without providing statistics, Ossai said the administration of the PDP’s Vice Presidential candidate in the keenly contested 2023 election has created over a million jobs. He wrote: Okowa performed more than Wike as Governor The Delta State…

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Federal Government and President Muhammadu Buhari to speak out on the alarming reports in the public space of moves to declare Friday, May 26, 2023 a public holiday as a ploy to stop the Supreme Court from sitting to deliver judgment on the disqualification case against the APC Vice Presidential candidate, Sen. Kashim Shettima, over double nomination, already scheduled for that date. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologubagba, the PDP also called on the Federal Government to come clean on a further allegation, which is also in…

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Kaduna State University student arrested in Sodom and Gomorrah Jailed Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna, has convicted and sentenced one Jonnah Hussaini, aka Anthony Anguilar, to two years imprisonment on a one count charge bordering on Impersonation. The defendant was arrested by the Kaduna Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, around Karji area, Sodom and Gomorrah, following intelligence shared by the Department of State Services on his alleged criminal activities. Upon investigation, it was discovered the defendant who is a student of Kaduna State University, is into romance scam…

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if your patner alway say no Sex before marriage then there is something fishy, Stanley Ugagbe has just entered a relationship with Anita. They hope to take things serious as they have both come of age – perhaps, they can date their way to the Altar. They are doing everything possible to make it work, including the various compatibility tests. Just like Stanley, Anita believes that they have to ‘oil’ to be sure that they are sexually compatible. As an experienced person in the ministry of knackademus, Anita expects Stanley to thrust her to cloud nine. On his part, legendary…

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday congratulated the Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, as he marked his birthday, describing him as a good-natured leader with a heart for the people. In a statement, the PDP said Senator Ademola Adeleke is a very humble, caring, compassionate and committed leader; a dedicated administrator and people’s governor who embodies the hope, aspiration and determination of the people of Osun State in their quest for purposeful leadership, development and economic sustenance. “Our Party notes with pride, Governor Ademola Adeleke’s sense of urgency in redirecting governance towards meeting the needs of the people of…

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Osun State Election: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Governor of Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, over his victory at the Supreme Court which upheld his election as the duly elected Governor of the State at the July 16, 2022 Governorship poll. In a statement yesterday about Osun State Election, the PDP said “the verdict of the Supreme Court, the highest court in our Country serves as the ultimate triumph of the Will of the people of Osun State as expressed at the Polling Units, in their resolve to free their State from oppressive, retrogressive and anti-people forces.…

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The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has perfected plans to influence the outcome of the Presidential election Petition currently pending before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. In a Press conference yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, the PDP also alerted the nation of “recent intimidation, harassment, threats and vicious attacks by APC leaders against Nigerian youths and eminent Nigerian personalities for speaking out against APC’s planned moves to install a government that does not enjoy the mandate of majority of Nigerians as expressed at the Polling Units. “The alleged planned onslaught by…

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