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Popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky, was on Thursday night arrested in Lekki, Lagos State.

It appears these are trying times for the self-acclaimed African male barbie as his eccentric lifestyle which has constantly earned him backlash from Nigerians, has finally landed him in trouble with the law.

According to the gist going round, the effeminate celebrity was picked up on the night of January 23 at his residence inside Bera Estate, Chevron Drive, in Lekki and taken to an unknown destination.

He was, however, brought back to move his cars. Unconfirmed reports suggest his arrest is in connection with his cross-dressing lifestyle which is heavily frowned upon in Nigeria.

A video was shared to @instablog’s account which shows some armed policemen outside his residence. One of the officers was also quoted as saying, “we will turn him back to a guy.”

Police Arrests Popular Cross-Dresser, Bobrisky

In connection with the death of the popular tradomedical doctor, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf Oko-Oloyun, who was killed on Thursday, January 23, 2020 along Abeokuta- Igboora-Iseyin Road by yet-to-be-known assailants, the police have summoned Some staff and the two police officer attached to the deceased for questioning.

In  a statement released by the the Commissioner of Police Oyo State Police Command, CP. Shina T. Olukolu, which was released on Friday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Police Command, SP. Fadeyi Olugbenga, the police stated that there was an alleged fraud in the account record book of the deceased company which had earlier been burnt by some staff members.

The statement reads: “The Commissioner of Police Oyo State Police Command, CP. Shina T. Olukolu psc(+) wishes to put the record straight on the most unfortunate death of Alh. Fatai Yussuf a.k.a ‘Oko Oloyun’ on Thursday 23rd January, 2020.

“A report was received by the Divisional Police Officer, DPO Igbo-ora that around Akeroro Area on the Abeokuta/Igbo-ora/Iseyin road, the 2-car convoy of the deceased was allegedly ambushed shortly after passing through five different Police Stop and Search teams along the route by yet to be identified assailants who fired at the moving vehicles on the road from the thick forest.

“The 2-man armed escorts of Policemen protecting the deceased engaged the assailants, but they managed to escape back into the forest after a single shot had hit the deceased who died later of his bullet injuries.

“However, an interesting twist to the story was that the deceased probably had earlier detected an alleged book keeping records fraud in his Lagos office which subsequently allegedly led to the burning/destruction of some financial/book keeping records.

Oko Oloyun’s murder: Police interrogate staff, two escorts

Man Utd Set to sign former Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo.

Manchester United are interested in signing Odion Ighalo, according to Sky Sports.

Ighalo, who has previously played for Watford in the Premier League, is currently with Shanghai Shenhua.
The former Super Eagles star scored 33 goals in 82 matches during his spell at Vicarage Road.

United are also looking at Islam Slimani, who is on loan at Monaco from Leicester.

The Red Devils are considering loan offers for the two African strikers, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks for a short-term replacement for the injured Marcus Rashford.

Rashford is set for an extended spell on the sidelines, after suffering a stress fracture in his back.

Man Utd Set to sign former Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo

he Caretaker Chairman-nominee for Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, Saibu Mulero Adeosun, has been confirmed dead a few hours to his screening by the state House of Assembly.

Adeosun was one of the Chairmen-nominees of the 20 local government transition committees in Ogun State appointed by Governor Dapo Abiodun last week.

The deceased was expected to appear before the State House of Assembly Screening Committee on Wednesday for his confirmation but reportedly died a few hours to his screening.

According to a close family source, he woke up around 5am this morning and had already dressed up for a trip to Abeokuta to enable him to appear before the Assembly committee. But he decided to take a little rest and died at the process.

The deceased was a graduate of Mass Communication from Ogun State Polytechnic now Moshood Abiola Polytechnic.

He was a former Special Assistant and Senior Special Assistant to Ipokia local government chairman, and a two-time supervisor in the local government.

Adeosun was a member of the Ipokia Local Government Transition Committee in 2016 and a senior legislative aide in the National Assembly.

He is survived by his wife, Mulikat Adeosun and three children.

Shocking news : Caretaker Chairman-nominee in Ogun dies hours to screening

The Police have promoted 10,114 officers on merit since January 2019 when Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, took office.
Speaking at the decoration ceremony of 40 newly promoted Commissioners of Police at the Force Headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, Adamu said any organisation that does not or delays recognising the potentials of its personnel and rewarding those eligible as at when due, stands the risk of retaining crops of highly demotivated officers who would not be optimally dedicated to standards and goals of the institution.

Giving a breakdown of the promotions so far, he said 7, 127 Inspectors have been promoted to Assistant Superintendents of Police (ASP); 1, 375 ASP to Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP); 498 DSPs to Superintendents of Police (SP); 566 SPs to Ch├Čef Superintendents of Police (CSP); 150 CSPs to Assistant Commissioners of Police (ACP); 273 ACPs to Deputy Commissioners of Police (DCP) and 75 DCPs to Commissioners of Police (CPs).

Others are: 35 CPs to Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIG), and 14 AIGs to Deputy Inspectors of Police (DIGs).
Adamu said the newly promoted CPs fit into his human capacity development requirement and expressed confidence that they will deploy their wealth of experience towards supporting the police in attaining its mandate, especially at this crucial time in the nation’s internal security evolution.
Addressing the newly promoted CPs, Adamu reminded them that to who much is given, much more shall be expected.

“Crime as you know, is a dynamic and increasing complex phenomenon and the nation demands of you higher level of loyalty, courage and professional competence needed to move the Nigeria Police and indeed, the nation to the next level in relation to internal security. In furtherance to this, some of you shall be deployed to critical duty posts where your strength of character and professionalism shall be optimally tested,” he said.
The IGP said the capacity of human assets of any organization, particularly, at strategic management level is fundamental to the attainment of the goals and mandate of such institution.

Adamu said the rapidly changing dynamic of crime and the attendant increasing threat to security requires quality police managers that have the requisite professional knowledge, experience and competency to effectively provide leadership directed at managing such internal security realities.

He said since his appointment as IGP he has been collaborating effectively with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in ensuring that appropriate processes as emplaced to identify and promptly elevate deserving officers with unblemished records for promotion.

“This is a strategic management approach directed at motivating the workforce of the Nigeria Police in committing to the duty of addressing current and emerging internal security threats,” he said.
He expressed gratitude to the PSC for supporting their reform agenda and aiding in the attainment of their human capacity development initiatives.

One of the newly promoted Commissioners of Police, Mrs Evelyn Peterside expressed gratitude to God, the IGP and the PSC on the promotion in recognition of their hard work and commitment.

She said women if given the opportunity could prove they have the capacity to deliver on their mandates.
She promised to work hard justify the confidence reposed in them through their promotion.

Police Promote 10, 114 Officers

The Kremlin on Wednesday reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin condoled with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over the deaths of citizens.

According to the Kremlin, Putin sent a telegram to Rouhani, expressing deep condolences over the deaths of citizens of Iran and to several other countries as a result of a plane crash near Tehran.

“Russia shares the sorrow of those who have lost their family and friends, and wishes them courage and strength,’’ Putin said in the telegram.

A Ukrainian Airlines passenger plane, with 176 people on board, crashed Wednesday morning near Iran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport shortly after taking off.

All passengers and crew were killed.(Xinhua/NAN)

Putin Consoles Iranian President Over Plane Crash

The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disasters Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq has assured all beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s youth empowerment scheme, N-Power, that all their stipends arrears will be paid as soon as the handing and taking over processes are concluded and the grey areas addressed.

She gave the assurance while reaffirming the commitment of the ministry to the success of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP)

Farouq, in a press briefing on Monday in Abuja, said the N-power initiative is one of the four clusters of NSIP that were designed to stem the growing tide of poverty, unemployment and social insecurity in Nigeria, NAN reports.

“I have received an initial briefing from Heads of Agencies and Programmes reports to the minister from October 2019. However, on account of technicalities involved, the Minister said. (NAN)

N-POWER Set to pay Beneficiaries soon - Minister for Humanitarian.