Ondo state commissioner's Special Assistant resigns and defects to APC, Former FIFA president, João Havelange, dies at 100 and other major headlines you missed today!

Dear KFBers, hope you had a nice day? Just before you go to bed, here are some major interesting headlines stories you missed today.

Another court order stops PDP from holding its National Convention tomorrow
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja today gave an order stopping the Ahmed Makarfi-led PDP faction from holding its National Convention slated for tomorrow August 17th in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Justice Okon gave the order while delivering judgement on an application by embattled factional chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff seeking to stop the convention.
“An order of interlocutory injunction is hereby made restraining the defendants, any of them, their servant agents from conducting the national convention of PDP and supervising and monitoring same under any guise or electing any national officer of the defendant pending the determination of the substantive suit. An order of Interlocutory injunction is hereby made restraining PDP from presenting anybody and sponsoring any person for election and holding any national convention or conference in the purpose of electing any national officers of the second defendants. An order of Interlocutory injunction is hereby made restraining INEC from monitoring the national convention of PDP scheduled for Port Harcourt on 17th August.”Justice Abang also ordered INEC and the police from monitoring the election.

Nigerian Midfielder, Umanyika dies during training at Azerbaijani club
20 year old Nigerian footballer, Michael Umanyika died yesterday August 15th while training with Azerbaijani First Division club, Zagatala PFK. Azerbaijani is a a country in the Transcaucasian region, situated between Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe.
According to local media reports, Michael suddenly slumped during training. All efforts to revive him failed and he was certified dead on arrival when they got him to the hospital. It was his first training session with Zagatala PFK after returning from Nigeria where he spent his vacation.

Former FIFA president, João Havelange, dies at 100
Former FIFA President, João Havelenge, has died at the age of 100. Havelange served as the seventh FIFA president between 1974 and 1998. He resigned as Fifa’s honorary president in April 2013 following an investigation into bribery allegations and was admitted to hospital the following year with a lung infection.

Cross Rivers state gov suspends commissioner indefinitely for lateness.
Cross Rivers state governor, Ben Ayade, today suspended the Commissioner of Water Resources in the state, Ntufam Ojie and the Managing Director of the state's Water Board Limited, Oju Igile, indefinitely, over their lateness to work. The Governor at about 9am paid an unscheduled visit to the ministry and on getting there, he was told that the commissioner and Igile had not resumed for the day. Ayade while speaking to newsmen, said such acts of indiscipline will not be tolerated.
“This is about 9 o’clock in the morning and the Commissioner for Water Resources is not at his duty post. The managing director of state Water Board is not in the office. I cannot understand why he is not in the office. I, therefore, with immediate effect, announce his suspension. We will appoint somebody to take over this office with immediate effect. Any commissioner I find in this circumstance will leave”he said
2011. He was born on May 8th 1916. May his soul rest in peace Amen.

Security guard in court for stealing two packs of condom
A security guard, Adamu Asaph , was on Tuesday docked in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing two packets of condom.
Asaph, 27, of Manufacturer Delivery Services, Idu Yard, Abuja, was arraigned on a one-count charge of stealing.
The prosecutor, Mr Dalhatu Zannah, told the court that one Ayanwale Saheel of MDS Logistics Company, Idu Industrial Yard, Abuja, reported the matter on Aug. 15 at Life Camp Police Station.
Zannah alleged that on Aug. 5, one Paul Marcus of the same address, caught Asaph stealing two packets of condom valued at N 3,000.
He said the condoms are the property of Society for Family Health, but kept in the custody of the company.
The prosecutor alleged that the accused stole the condom and hid it in the company’s warehouse before it was recovered.

Four die in Abeokuta after consuming excess ‘ogogoro’
At least four persons reportedly lost their lives on Tuesday, in Ibara Housing Estate area of Abeokuta, Ogun State capital after consuming excessive local liquor, popularly known as “ogogoro” .
It was gathered that the seller of the deadly substance, one Salako Taloju, a gateman who operates a kiosk in front of the house of a prominent man in the area, Alhaji Sule Onabiyi, has since been picked by the police.
The seller of the liquor, however, said only three people died and that they were living around the area before the incident.

Undertaker jailed for raping, taking nude photos of 22-year-old womanFor raping and taking the nude pictures of a 23-year-old woman after drugging her, an undertaker, Sheriff Oyewole, 29, is to spend the next nine years in a Lagos prison.
A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court handed down the verdict on Tuesday after it found the rapist guilty on all five-count.
Oyewole was first arraigned on Aug. 19, 2015 on a five-count charge of rape, assault, threat to life, drugging and taking indecent pictures of his victim.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Kikelomo Ayeye, ruled:“With all the evidence before the court, you are found guilty.
“You are hereby sentenced to five years imprisonment each on the first three counts which you are to run concurrently.
“You are sentenced to three years on the fourth count and one year on the fifth count.”
Ayeye said the nine years in prison would be effective from the date of arraignment.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Insp. Nurudeen Thomas, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Aug. 16, 2015 at 8.00 p.m. at Aro Hotel in Lagos.
He said victim’s father had asked her (an introvert) to go with the accused, who had been living with the family for years to a party.
The prosecutor further explained that Oyewole put some drugs in the Irish cream he served her and refuse to let any other person at the party take the drink with her.
“The accused lured the victim into the Hotel in her sedated state, tore her clothes, soaked them in water, after beating and raping her.
“He also took her nude pictures. When the victim regained her consciousness, the accused threatened to post her pictures on the internet if she told anyone what happened.
“The accused followed her to her mother’s shop where her mother and others at the shop noticed her unusual appearance and started asking questions,” he said.
Thomas said Oyewole bolted when he saw that the victim was going to tell her mother what happened, but was caught by a mob who handed him over to the police.
“The girl’s underwear was found in his possession and the nude pictures were also in his phone.”

Stop conducting elections on Saturdays – Adventist Church begs 
The Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nigeria has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to stop conducting elections on Saturdays.
President of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, Western Nigeria Union, Pastor Oyeleke Owolabi, told newsmen in Ekiti on Tuesday that its members were “not feeling comfortable because we are being disenfranchised”.
“We have written many letters to INEC on the need to shift elections from Saturday and I know that it will accede to the request one day.

Ondo state commissioner, Special Assistant resign, defect to APC
The Ondo State Commissioner for Community Development and Cooperative Services, Yetunde Adeyanju, has resigned her appointment with immediate effect. 
The Commissioner tendered her resignation letter yesterday afternoon and later issued a press statement announcing defection to the All Progressives Congress. Similarly, Hon. Giwa Rasheed, a Special Assistant to Governor Olusegun Mimiko, also resigned and defected to the APC.


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