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5 Arrested As OPC, Police Clash In Lagos




A clash between policemen and suspected members of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, at Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos, yesterday, threw the area into pandemonium.

The fracas, it was learnt, started after some policemen on stop-and-search flagged down an OPC vehicle which was moving towards Agege area for an event.

According to an eyewitness who identified himself as Timothy; “The policemen fired tear gas canisters which choked some of the OPC members. Others still managed to flee the scene in their vehicles.

“But some of those affected by the tear gas were arrested and handcuffed at the end of the altercation which lasted about an hour.”

Spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Ngozi Braide, who confirmed the incident said, five persons, among them a female were arrested.

Braide, who described the incident as disturbance of public peace, said “It was a case of disturbance of public peace/ assault on police officers.

“At about 11.30 am, hoodlums numbering over 300 masquerading as OPC members launched an unprovoked attack on policemen on rescue mission and dislodged them.

“Five of them, Paul Adeola, Kemi Ajayi, a female; Sunday Oguniyi, Kazeem Oloyede and one Austin were arrested in two Volkswagen buses with number plates XY 31 GGE; XT 29 FKJ and one Nissan saloon car with number plate DU 721 GGE and an unregistered Toyota Camry car were recovered from them.”

When contacted Otunba Gani Adams, leader of one of the factions of OPC said those involved in the rift were not from his faction.

“Those who clashed with the police are never our members. Our findings revealed that they are launching a political party called Unity Party at Amao Street in Agege today (yesterday). It was on their way to the place that they clashed with the police.

“We were in Osun Osogbo last week and throughout our stay there, there was no report of any violence.

“We have never clashed with any law enforcement agency. The national leaders of OPC are with me where we are holding the national coordinators’ meeting.

“I can tell you categorically that those who clashed with the police are from the other faction.

“It is unfortunate that at this level of our political history, some people still believe they can lead a group they cannot control. You don’t lead an organization you cannot control. We are law abiding citizens of this country and we would never take laws into our hands,” Adams said.

Responding, OPC founder, Dr Frederick Fasheun, said; “I do not know of any faction in OPC. And the report has not reached me”.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff



 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.


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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities



The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying



BREAKING: Court Jails Rep Member For Lying


A member of the House of Representatives, Victor Mela has been sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court in Wuse, Zone 6.

The lawmaker who represents Billiri/Balanga federal constituency was, however, given an option of fine.

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Recall that on November 10 that a magistrate court found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.

The magistrate had, however, set a different date for sentencing of the lawmaker after his lawyer pleaded for leniency.

Mr Mela swore to an affidavit thrice, denying citizenship of another country whereas he has a British passport.


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