Akeredolu’s wife blasts critics as she pays tribute to late husband

Former Ondo State First Lady, Betty Akeredolu seized the opportunity of her tribute to her late husband and former Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, to lash out at her critics asking “do they know what love is? Betty, in her tribute, hit hard on the critics of her relationship with her late husband. The former first lady said “It’s me, your adorable Betty. You just left me. Just like that! It hurts. Badly it hurts. Now alone to face all mockery from the so-called friends and adversaries alike. Now…

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Prophet drowns during Valentine’s day hangout at Lagos beach

A fun-seeking Lagos-based prophet, Oriyomi Remilekun, was said to have drowned during a beach hangout in the Ajah area of the state to celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day. PUNCH Metro learnt that the deceased led some youths of his white garment church to the Avista Beach situated in the area on Saturday, February 17, to commemorate the Day. A source privy to the incident told our correspondent that the picnic which lasted through the evening had ended when the whereabouts of the late Oriyomi became unknown. The colleagues were said…

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Account of court proceedings as Kwara ex-Gov. Ahmed is docked for N10bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the immediate past governor of Kwara State, Abdulfatah Ahmed, for N10 billion fraud. Ahmed allegedly spent an aggregate sum of N1,610,730,500 to charter private jets for local travels. The former governor was on Friday, February 23, 2024 brought before Justice Evelyn Anyadike of the Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin. Ahmed was arraigned on a 12-count charge bordering on alleged mismanagement of public funds to the tune of N10 billion. Count one of the charges reads: “That you, ABDULFATAH AHMED (while…

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Aide laments alleged secret trial as EFCC docks Kwara ex-Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed for N10bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned former governor of Kwara State Abdulfatah Ahmed at Federal High Court Ilorin. However, journalists were barred from covering the arraignment of the former governor as they were denied entry into the court. Speaking with journalists outside the court premises, Wahab Oba, Chief Press Secretary to Ahmed, lamented what he described as secret trial of the former governor, saying the trial is a political persecution. “The former governor Dr. Ahmed is supposed to be arraigned by the EFCC so we are here…

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