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Residents of Ovia North East LG Decries Threat To Life From Former Community Secretary, Best Ukposisi

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Residents of Ovia North East LG Decries Threat To Life From Former Community Secretary, Best Ukposisi

 

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The elders, Youths and residents of Ogbeson N’Evbuosa Community in Ovia North East local government area of Edo state earlier today, in a peaceful protest in Benin city the Edo state Capital appealed to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Edo state government and the inspector general of Police to come to their aid and secure them from an alleged threat to lives by the activities of a former secretary of the community Best Ukposisi and others.

 

 

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Speaking on behalf of the protesters the Odionwere of the community Pa. Samuel Igbinosun, displayed a clarification letter from the Palace of the Oba of Benin clarifying his position as the rightful and approved Odionwere (head) of Ogbeson N’ Evbuosa village in Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State.

Pa. Igbinosun alleged that the Ukposisi brothers led by Best Okposisi have been terrorizing the community over the years selling all kinds of land of the community.

According to him, two members of their community identified as Best Okposisi and Ike Okposisi are after their lives as a result of being witnesses to the unlawful and oppressive activities of the Okposisis.

He alleged that the two persons have sold almost all the land in the community and stole about #100 million Naira from the pulse of the Ogbeson N’ Evbuosa community unlawfully.

He further added that, they had already petitioned the Inspector General of Police on the matter and investigation is already ongoing but, the wives of the accused reached out to the police authority and justice is about to be thwarted.

“The reason why we are here today is that, we are appealing to President Bola Tinubu, the Senate President, Edo state governor, the Palace of the Oba of Benin, security agencies and well meaning Nigerians to come to our aid over the injustice that happened in the Ogbeson community.

“Okposisi is after our lives to kill us. Himself and accomplices have stolen over One Hundred Million Naira from Ogbeson community account, sold hectares of land to unauthorized buyers. They are now after our lives to kill us. Just because we are witness to what is happening in the community.

“We have gone to Abuja and investigation is ongoing and all of a sudden we heard that the wives of Best Okposisi and Ike Okposisi have contacted IGP Solomon Arase that their husband should be released. They are now on their way to Benin as we speak. We beg the presidency to come to our aid. To make them conclude the investigation and not coverup or pervert justice.”

In his response, the Chairman Nigeria Union of Journalists, Edo State Council, Comrade Festus Alenkhe assured the the protesters that the issues raised will be thoroughly investigated to ensure balanced reportage.

He thanked them for towing the line of peace during the protest: ” Please, maintain peace because right now Edo State needs peace. As the 2024 election is coming, we pray nobody shall die especially in your village. Try as much as possible to stay away from anything that may lead to death.”

A call put across to one of the accused Friday Okuwe was picked by his wife who said her husband wasn’t around for comment.

All efforts to reach the Edo state police command PPRO for comment proved abortive as he was said to be away for official engagement.

 

Residents of Ovia North East LG Decries Threat To Life From Former Community Secretary, Best Ukposisi

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Egbe Obaneye Okunrin Earmarks #15m To Empower Members At SME Business Seminar

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SAHARA WEEKLY Reports That One of the fastest growing age-groups, otherwise known as Regbregbe in Ijebuland, Egbe Obaneye Okunrin Akile-Ijebu will on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 hold the second edition of its SME Business Seminar.

 

 

 

 

 

Egbe Obaneye Okunrin Earmarks #15m To Empower Members At SME Business Seminar

 

 

 

The event which promises to be business friendly and educative has been scheduled for Chinese Hall, of the upscale Conference Hotel, Ijebu-Ode, the heartbeat of Ijebuland.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

According to a statement by the headship of the Regberegbe, Giwa Oluseye Yusuf, the group through its Baba Egbe has earmarked #15m for the empowerment of 10 members during the SME business seminar to be anchored by Mr Bola Bhadmus, CEO WelthBrifge Asset Management Limited.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘You are cordially invited to the Idokowo Egbe Obaneye 2.0 SME seminar, where industry experts and thought leaders will share insights and strategies for small and medium-sized enterprises to thrive in today’s dynamic business landscape. Join us for a morning of networking, learning, and growth’.

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Kano Probe: Independent CSO report exonerates APC National Chairman, Ganduje of any wrongdoing

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…cautions against use of state apparatus to witch-hunt perceived enemies

 

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The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, has been exonerated of allegations of corruption.

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The Coalition for Truth and Justice made this known in its preliminary report on the purported probe of the former Kano State Governor.

In the report signed by its convener Dr Okwa Dan, the Coalition said from8 its findings, there was an intense campaign aimed at character assassination and mischief against Ganduje.

The Coalition added that the alleged evidence presented against Ganduje on supposed bribery lacks the necessary clarity and direct linkage to establish guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

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The Coalition for Truth and Justice, therefore, warned against the use of state apparatus to witch-hunt perceived political opponents.

“The Coalition for Trust and Justice wishes to use this medium to inform members of the public of the smear campaign, which does not reflect the realities on the ground with the allegations,” the statement said.

“The allegations remain a figment of the imaginations of its proponents, who have recently deployed enormous resources in the diatribe against Dr Umar Ganduje. It is instructive to note that Dr Umar Ganduje is targeted because of his position as the National Chairman of the APC, which has witnessed proactive leadership in managing the affairs of the APC.

“Our findings showed that the Kano state government elected to play in the gallery by spreading falsehood and giving a dog a bad name to hang. The recent probe is one such example of the slander campaign against Dr Umar Ganduje that can’t be substantiated. It is a feeble attempt at tarnishing the image of the national chairman of the APC.

“To ensure we are not weighing in on the wrong side of history, the Coalition for Truth and Justice (CTJ) diligently examined the allegations of corruption levelled against Dr. Umar Ganduje,). Our preliminary findings are based on rigorous research, legal analysis, and adherence to principles of natural justice.

“The bribery allegations against Dr. Ganduje are serious and should have ordinarily merit thorough investigation. However, the allegations must be approached with fairness and objectivity, not the kind of lynch mob that the incumbent Kano State Government has convened. Our research reveals that the evidence presented lacks the necessary clarity and direct linkage to establish guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

“The probe, teleguided by Dr. Ganduje’s predecessor in the person of Engineer Rabiu Musa Kwankawso, raises questions about its procedural integrity. The absence of due process, including proper documentation and adherence to legal protocols, undermines the investigation. Its credibility is eroded.

“Dr. Ganduje, like any other citizen, enjoys the presumption of innocence until proven guilty. As a result, we, place it on record that allegations alone do not constitute guilt. The burden of proof lies with the accusers.

“The allegations against Dr. Ganduje are mostly anchored on a piece of supposed video evidence. This widely circulated video allegedly showing Dr. Ganduje receiving bribes lacks authenticity and context. Without proper forensic analysis and verification, relying solely on this video undermines the pursuit of justice. We took note that the video evidence has been discredited. prior

“The entire episode, therefore, has all the markings of selective targeting. This raises several posers. Why focus solely on Dr. Ganduje when corruption allegations cut across various political offices? Why not have a holistic and comprehensive investigation that includes all relevant actors?

“After an extensive assessment of the allegations, the Coalition for Truth and Justice states that some vested interests are behind the slander campaign to cause untoward embarrassment to Dr Umar Ganduje.

The Coalition for Truth and Justice frowns at such a disposition that has the potential to elicit negative remarks on the personality of Dr Umar Ganduje. Given the findings of our preliminary analysis of the issues in focus, we boldly state this.

“Our findings revealed that the allegations have political undertones that were well intended towards mischief rather than facts or evidence. Therefore, the purported probe remains a waste of time and resources by the Kano State government.

“The Coalition for Truth and Justice wishes to state in unequivocal terms that Dr Umar Ganduje did not commit any infraction while in office as they would want the unsuspecting members of the general public to believe. The facts before us indicate a regime of transparency and accountability.

“The Coalition for Truth and Justice, as a result of this, informs members of the general public that the allegations of corruption against Dr Umar Ganduje are, at best, a political strategy aimed at shifting focus on the ineptitude of the government of Kano state in delivering on the dividends of democracy.”

 

Kano Probe: Independent CSO report exonerates APC National Chairman, Ganduje of any wrongdoing

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Nova Care CEO, Tijani Olumide Bags ‘Face of London 24’ Awards.

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Nova Care CEO, Tijani Olumide Bags ‘Face of London 24’ Awards.

 

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The Managing Director of Nova Care and Recruitment Limited, United Kingdom has bagged the face of London 2024 awards on the 16th of May 2024.

The awards was organized by Triangle Media International, a creative and balanced reporting outfit cutting across the world.

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The awards was presented based on tremendous efforts of Mr Tijani Olumide in caring for Nigerians and other citizen in getting a stable job in the United Kingdom among other philanthropy gesture to humanity.

He was ably represented by Omooba Damilare Oloyode who is a close ally to Tijani Olumide.

Below is the awards and certificates

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Nova Care CEO, Tijani Olumide Bags 'Face of London 24' Awards.

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