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LOL!Rivers state students in the UK ambush Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

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Rivers state students in the UK ambush Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

Photos: Rivers state students in the UK ambush  Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

 Aggrieved students from Rivers state who were sent to the UK on scholarship by their state government and have not been paid their allowances nor fees for a while, today ambushed the state governor, Nyesom Wike, in London.

Governor Wike had just left the Chatham house where he delivered a speech and was on his way out when the students carrying placards with various inscriptions, accosted him and asked that he release funds for the payment of their fees and allowances.

According to reports, Governor Wike asked those who were studying Medicine and Engineering to be patient as the government would soon meet their demands while those on scholarship for courses like Law, Philosophy, and others were asked to come back home as the state has a University with enough lecturers to teach such courses.

Governor Wike reportedly told the students that the state is currently experiencing an economic meltdown and would not be spending money on things that have alternatives back home.

An angry Governor Wike told one of the students that she was rude.

Photos: Rivers state students in the UK ambush  Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

Photos: Rivers state students in the UK ambush  Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

Photos: Rivers state students in the UK ambush  Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

Photos: Rivers state students in the UK ambush  Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

Photos: Rivers state students in the UK ambush  Gov Wike in London, demand the payment of their school fees and allowance

 

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Breaking News:Yoruba Freedom Fighter, Sunday Igboho Arrested in Cotonou

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Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been arrested in Cotonou, Benin Republic by security operatives in the West African country.

Igboho was arrested Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by Nigeria’s secret police.

A source privy to his departure from Nigeria said he had perfected plans to secretly escape from Nigeria through Cotonou and was heading to Germany.

He was, however, nabbed by security operatives in the neighboring country.

Speaking with SaharaReporters, a source privy to the incident, said, “Sunday Igboho has been arrested in Cotonou. He was arrested about an hour ago.

“He was supposed to travel to Germany through Cotonou this night. He wanted to leave Africa through Cotonou. He was arrested by security operatives in Cotonou.

“They are planning to bring him back to Nigeria.”

Recall that the Department of State Services had declared Igboho wanted after its operatives carried out a bloody midnight raid on his residence in the Soka area of Ibadan, Oyo State.

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Popular Nigerian Singer, Sound Sultan dies at 44

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Singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan, has died. A statement released by his family says he died on July 11 after a long battle with throat cancer.

The singer is survived by his wife and three children.

 

The statement reads;

“It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Multi-talented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter, Onlanrewaju Fasasi a.k.a Sound Sultan.

Too sad! Singer, Sound Sultan, dies at 44

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#EndSARS: Court strikes out suit against Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Falz, BurnaBoy, Aisha Yesufu and others

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Justice Bello Jawu of a High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit filed by one Kenechukwu Okeke, a human rights activist, against Davido, Aisha Yesufu, Pastor Sam Adeyemi, and 47 other celebrities and activists over their activities during the October 2020 #EndSARS protests.

The judge in a ruling delivered on Friday, July 2, also restrained the Nigeria Police Force and Okeke from taking any steps to prosecute the individuals for their role played during the #EndSARS protest.

Okeke had in November 2020 filed criminal proceedings before a magistrate court in Abuja against the 50 persons over claims they promoted the October 2020 #EndSARS protests.

In the suit, he alleged that the defendants acted in a manner “with intent to assist in the promotion of an unlawful assembly under the guise or composition of #EndSARS

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