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Ibadan High Chief Beaten To A Pulp On Election Day

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High Chief Akinade Fijabi, father of former lawmaker and House of Reps contestant in Oyo State, Saheed Fijabi had it rough during the last Presidential/National Assembly election when he was beaten to a pulp by thugs at the collation centre.

 

Chief Fijabi, whose son, Saheed contested for the House of Representatives seat under the but lost to PDP’s Olajide Stanley was said to have been on a sick bed when he excused himself to witness the final collation of results at the INEC centre.

 

Unfortunately for the High Chief, some ‘boys’ loyal to another aspirant, Rotimi Ajanaku who had earlier had a confrontation with Saheed Fijabi sighted the elderly man and an argument ensued.

 

Eye witness confirmed to papermacheonline that Chief Fijabi was badly beaten, he was injured on his head and leg, ‘sadly his son also lost the election’, the source lamented.

 

Saheed Fijabi polled 23,019 against the winner, Stanley Olajide who scored 23,964.

 

The last election was Fijabi’s second attempt to return to the House of Representatives of the Ibadan Northwest/Southwest.

 

It was reported that Chief Fijabi, a close friend of Fuji musician, Wasiu Ayinde has reported the attack to security agencies and also the Olubadan of Ibadan.

 

A source revealed that the fight was a result of Chief Fijabi’s constant verbal attack on socialite, Rotimi Ajanaku who also contested against his son under the Accord Party.

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‘wicked, stupid lies’ Aides React To Gov Makinde’s Private Jet Acquisition

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‘it’s wicked and stupid! I don’t know how to respond to such’

 

That was a response from one of the aides to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde when asked to confirm if truly the Governor recently acquired a private jet.

 

A report monitored online by papermache.com alleged that the Governor has joined the league of jet owners in Nigeria.

 

Governor Makinde was said to have been spotted at the Felix Houphouet Airport, Abidjan alighting from the aircraft alongside, Alhaji Azeem Gbolarumi and Alhaji Bisi Olopoeniyan at the just concluded AFCON finals.

 

This stemmed the report that the Governor has just acquired the private jet for his private use.

 

Another aide of the Governor who refused to add his name, citing reasons that he wasn’t allowed to make official comments responded to the allegation as ‘funny! How can you say somebody bought a jet because he alighted from it?’.

 

 

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Access Bank Boss, Herbert Wigwe Dies In Helicopter Crash

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Access Bank boss, Herbert Wigwe has reportedly died in a chopper crash.

 

Wigwe and 5 others were said to be travelling in the helicopter when it crashed somewhere close to Nevada, USA.

 

There was no confirmation if his wife and child was in the chopper with him.

 

According to New York Times, none of the passengers of the ill fated helicopter has not been found.

 

 

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EFCC Declares Emefiele’s Wife, Others Wanted!

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The Economic Finacial Crime Commission, EFCC has declared Margaret, wife of former Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele and three others wanted as part of their investigations involving the former banker.

 

In a notice posted on their website, the Commission hinted that Margaret Emefiele, a CBN official Eric Odoh, a businesswoman, Anita Omoile and a Bureau De Change operator, Jonathan Omoile are wanted for allegedly conspiring with Godwin Emefiele to convert huge sums of money belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

 

The wife of the former CBN boss, Margaret is said to have gone into hiding after her husband was arrested and charged to court.

 

The former CBN boss is claimed to be giving useful information to the investigators who found it necessary to bring in his wife as she was mentioned in all the transactions done by her husband.

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