According to reports made available by NEMA, Number of dead is about 9, while about 39 sustained various degree of injuries and are being hospitalized at various hospitals. 12 eighteen-seater buses were destroyed.
Henry Ojuola, who ran with Audu on the platform of defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), is the current member representing Yagba East in the Kogi State House of Assembly.
Also, the House member representing Bassa Local Government, Hon. Sunday Shigaba followed Ojuola's step by dumping All Progressive Congress (APC) for PDP.
Both Ojula and Shigaba officially decamped from APC to PDP yesterday, thursday 30th, October in Lokoja, Kogi state capital.
Obahiagbon, has this to say;
Whatever may be the oracular oration of the police in denuding Tambuwal of his security apparatchik, this is one diaphanous exempli gratia of scabrous impunity, institutional desecration and executive apacheism which must be pooh poohed by all compos mentis homosapiens and its hereby pooh poohed and remains pooh poohed".
Ogunbodede and the three other accused persons: Zaccheaus Tejumola, Adenose Clement and Jalekun Omitowoju were arraigned before Justice .N. Ayo Emmanuel of a Federal High Court, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Ogunbodede's ordeal started when the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, IITA's branch petitioned the EFCC, alleging that the Director- General falsely claimed to have used the sum of N115million to pay hazard allowance to its members in December 2013. They also alleged that, he claimed to have used the sum of N15million to harvest crops, when he actually spent N800, 000(Eight Hundred Thousand Naira only)
When the charges were read to them, they pleaded not guilty
Count One reads: "That you Professor Benjamin Adefemi Ogunbodede, Zaccheaus Tejumola, Adenose Clement, Jalekun Omitowoju Yisau, Afribiz Viables Ventures, Allied Aque-Forte Ventures, Manifield Mercies Ventures, Agbeloba Agrotech Ventures Limited, Torosbury International Agency Limited, Cradle Engineering Services Limited, Momm Limited, Al-Tora Allied Business, Arieco Trading Ventures, on or about the 6th day of June, 2011 within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court conspired amongst yourselves to commit an offence to wit: conversion of the sum of N115, 750,000 (One Hundred and Fifteen Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) which sum was derived from theft and you thereby committed an offence contrary to section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 No.11 and punishable under section 15(1)(a) of the same Act".
In view of their pleas, prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, prayed the court for a trial date and remand the accused persons in prison custody. He opposed the bail applications filed by counsel to the 1st defendant, Tunde Olupona and counsel to the 2nd and 3rd defendants respectively: I. A Salawu and V.W. Adegboye.
Justice Ayo Emmanuel adjourned the matter till November 11, 2014 for hearing and remand all the accused persons in Agodi prison, Ibadan.
IT'S FINALLY HERE! TUNDE KELANI TO PREMIERE HIS MOVIE 'DAZZLING MIRAGE' ON 7 NOVEMBER, STARRING LALA AKINDOJU, KUNLE AFOLAYAN & TAWIO AJAI-LYCETT
The love story is written by Ade Solanke and is an adaptation of Yinka Egbokhare's novel of the same title. It traces the life of a sickle cell sufferer, running through betrayal and denial, but focused on helping the public understand what sickle cell really means, for the people affected by it.
"Dazzling Mirage is an inspiring story centred around a young advertising executive," Kelani says. "This talented beautiful lady living with sickle cell disorder, Funmiwo (Kemi 'Lala' Akindoju) overcomes social stigma, prejudice and her own low self-esteem to achieve career success, marriage and motherhood. This story is very dear to my heart, and its also a love story for those of who gave our hearts to make it – we are very happy to finally be able to share it with the public."
Shot at various locations in Nigeria, it showcases sterling performances by talented actors such as Kemi 'Lala' Akindoju, Kunle Afolayan, Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Yomi Fash Lanso and Seun Akindele amongst others.
The premiere of the movie is sponsored by the Lagos State Government, Still Earth Limited and Access Bank.
You can watch excerpts of the movie on Facebook at facebook.com/TundeKelaniMainframe and the trailer at youtube.com/watch?v=pQKGw6P1OXs