Latest News in Nigeria Today: Aliko Dangote admits withdrawing $10m just to look at it. President Buhari declares Nigeria Terrorist free and invites Foreign investors into the country. Read iDonsabi for full details.
1. Lecturer Did Not Commit Suicide – University Management.
Following the death of Mr. A.O. Subair, a lecturer of the department of mathematics at the University of Ibadan, the management of the University of Ibadan has waved away rumours going round that Mr. Zubair committed suicide.
Mr. Olatunji Oladejo, Director of Communication for the The University of Ibadan through telephone interview informed the News Agency of Nigeria (NANS) in Ibadan on Saturday that, Mr. Subair did not commit suicide rather he was caught up in the inferno in his home.
“It wasn’t a suicide attempt as he was caught up in the inferno at Philipson Road, where he resides, and couldn’t escape.
“It was only that particular room that was badly affected, he could not get out and he died out of suffocation from the fumes of the fire.
2. I Once Withdrew $10m Just to Look at it – Dangote.
Richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote has revealed in a video that he once withdrew $10 million just to look at it.
The big time billionaire revealed that he did that just to be sure the money is actually there and not just on paper.
Aliko Dangote made his statement while speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Governance Weekend ongoing in Abidjan.
According to his story, he drove to the bank and withdrew $10 million, took it home, put it on his bed, looked at it, and returned it back to the bank the following day.
He said he did that that to convince himself that he is actually as rich as the papers say.
3. Girlfriend Hospitalized After Finding Out Her Boyfriend Is Getting Married In Akure.
A lady with the name Tola took to twitter to reveal that her boyfriend who told her two weeks ago that he was traveling for a friend’s wedding actually travelled for his own wedding.
Two weeks after he left Lagos for Akure, Tola heard nothing from him, leaving her extremely worried about his sudden disappearance.
In the early hours of today, Tola, with the twitter handle @tolabrown took to twitter to share the story to her followers.
A few hours after she tweeted her predicament, Tola tweeted a video of herself receiving treatment at a hospital.
4. Osinbajo Should Not Expect Any Preferential Treatment in The 2023 Election, says Babachir.
Babachir Lawal, a former secretary to the Nigerian government, has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo not to expect the All Progressives Congress to give him preferential treatment in the 2023 presidential election.
He believes that the constitution did not limit the presidency to any part of the country, and even himself could be the next president.
5. Kizz Daniel Mobilizes Policemen To Demmie Vee’s House Over a Disagreement.
According to eye witnesses, Madu Crooner, Kizz Daniel, was seen in the company of Policemen at Demmie Vee’s house in Lekki, on Friday.
Fortunately, Demmie Vee was outside Lagos for a show so his arrest was futile. Following Kizz Daniel exit from G-Worldwide Entertainment last year. He started his own record label – Fly Boi Inc.
In Aug 2018, Kizz Daniel took online to reveal artists Demmie Vee and Philkeys as his first signings to the label.
Social Media users have took to guessing what could have happened between the two artists.
Some say the rift between the two may be caused by issues of revenues and funds within the music label.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo 1-year-Old Son, Mateo, Shows Impressive Football Skills.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s youngest son, Mateo Ronaldo seem to be showing some impressive skills for football.
In a new video that was shared today (April 6 2019) on Instagram by the Portuguese himself, Mateo was seen kicking a football with his superstar father.
The toddler wowed with his impressive football skills at such a young age as he didn’t miss any of his father’s passes to him.
In the video, the Juventus striker was seen backing the camera as he kicked the ball with his young son.
7. Lagos Police Commence Investigation Into Child Molestation Case at the UNILAG Women Society School.
The Lagos State Police Command has began the investigation into the alleged molestation of a four-year-old pupil of the University of Lagos Women Society Nursery and Primary School, Akoka, Lagos.
Report has it that the suspect, Abiodun Matthew, was a driver employed by the management of the University of Lagos Women Society Nursery and Primary School
Further report has it that he was close to one of the teachers identified as Charity Madumere who sometimes left the pupils in his care.
However, it was indeed in one of such cases when Madumere left her class in his care that he allegedly molested the kindergarten pupil.
8. Buhari’s Aide Expresses Surprise At His Energy.
Lauretta Onochie, a presidential aide has expressed her surprise at the strength of President Muhammadu Buhari after getting reelected for the second term.
Lauretta in a statement on her Facebook page said one would expect the president to be exhausted from the camapign train, but he kept going about his business in the Presidential Villa, Abuja showing sign of strenght.
9. Jeff Bezos’ Ex-wife, Mackenzie Bezos Now The 4th Richest Woman In The World.
Jeff Bezos announced their intention to dissolve their marriage on January 9, 2019.
Mackenzie Bezos, novelist, and according to New York Times “was Amazon’s first accountant and was involved in its transformation from a small online bookseller to the e-commerce behemoth it is today, the second company in American history to be valued at over a trillion dollars.” took to twitter to announce the finalization of the divorce.
Jeff Bezos net worth is estimated at $137 billion and Mackenzie Bezos is going to be walking away with $36 billion settlement placing her at the number four spot of the richest woman in the world.
Mackenzie Bezos and Jeff Bezos have 4 kids together and they seemed to have part in friendly terms as Jeff also took to twitter after the finalization of the divorce.
10. Ending Banditry A Key Priority for Me – Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration and he would do whatever it takes to ensure the country’s security system confronts these public enemies with merciless determination.
11. I have a Master degree in Engineering but I towed a different path – Mr Eazi.
Hip-hop star, Mr Eazi has revealed that he has a master’s degree in engineering.
The talented star stated that despite having a master’s degree, engineering wasn’t his path of life.
Mr Eazi revealed that he studied engineering in the university because of his father who is also an engineer.
He further stated that unlike most people who usually tell tales of not having a silver spoon while growing up, he had one.
Mr Eazi further revealed that his father wanted him to toe a similar path as him but he chose a different path for himself.
12. El-Rufai decides to Support NNPC on the Project $2.8 Billion Gas Pipeline Project.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, yesterday made his intention known to support the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, when he received the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Maikanti Baru, at the government house in Kaduna.
He also mentioned that upon completion of the project, it would create several opportunities for the state, and the country at large.
The Governor declared that his Government would join forces with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC to ensure the projected $2.8 billion Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline comes to actuality.
13. Simi, Shut The F**k Up and Leave Yahoo Boys Alone – King Bright.
Nigerian Comedian and Event Host, King Bright, @kingbrightofficial on Instagram took to his Instagram page to blast Simi’s outburst on Yahoo boys during her live instagram session.
During Simi’s live Instagram Session earlier today, a fan told her to stop insulting yahoo boys as they always buy her CDs, Simi replied saying Yahoo boys should stop buying her CDs. “There’s no justifying Yahoo Yahoo.” She said.
King Bright however took to his Instagram inferring that Simi is a hypocrite and instead of calling out Yahoo Boys, she should call out her politician friends who steal money and her female friends who sell their bodies for money.
14. President Buhari Invites Foreign Investors, Declares Nigeria Terrorist Free.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the World Economic Summit in Jordan has told the international community that all the territories of Nigeria is safely in control of the Federal Government of Nigeria due to the efforts of the arms forces.
President Muhammadu Buhari delivered the keynote speech at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari revealed that his administration has made considerable improvement fighting against the Boko Haram insurgency in the North Eastern part of Nigeria.