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THING YOU SHOLD KNOW ABOUT LATE NIGERIAN ACTOR SADIQ DABA

Veteran broadcaster and actor, Sadiq Daba, died on Wednesday evening after losing a battle to leukaemia and prostate cancer.

His death was confirmed by filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, with whom he recently worked with on the 2020 motion picture, Citation.

Afolayan, who said that the ace broadcaster died on the evening of Wednesday, March 3rd, said he spoke with his wife and son who confirmed his passing to him.

Many Nigerians, including billionaire Femi Otedola, had donated money for his treatment abroad and showed massive support on social media.

Daba made waves in the 1980s on Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

He has featured in several TV series and movies, with “Cock Crow at Dawn” and “October 1st” as notable mentions.

Since his sad passing, Nigerians have continued to mourn veteran broadcaster and actor, Sadiq Daba, who died on Wednesday and was buried on Thursday.

Below are things you should know about the veteran:

THING YOU SHOLD KNOW ABOUT LATE NIGERIAN ACTOR SADIQ DABA

THING YOU SHOLD KNOW ABOUT LATE NIGERIAN ACTOR SADIQ DABA

1. Sadiq Daba was born and raised in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

2. As a child, Daba enjoyed listening to the radio and would often mimic the leading broadcasters of that time day.

3. In 1968, he returned to Nigeria by boat at age 15.

4. He studied at the NTA TV College and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he bagged a degree in Mass Communication.

5. Daba, who had always wanted to be a broadcaster, got his first taste of the job when he auditioned for and got employed at Radio Television, Kaduna.
Over his career, he worked at NTA Sokoto, NTPC Lagos, and NTA Lagos.

6. Daba first gained recognition for his acting in the late 1970s when he starred in ‘Cockcrow at Dawn,’ as Bitrus.

7. His other works include ‘Behind the Clouds,’ ‘A Place Like Home,’ ‘Soweto,’ ‘Moment of Truth,’ and ‘Ripples.’

8. Daba in 2015 won a Africa Movie Academy Award for “Best Actor” for his performance in ‘October 1’.

9. In 2018, the National President of the Actors of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas endowed him with the moniker, ‘Garkuwan Nollywood,’ which translates to “Shield of Nollywood.”

10. His last film appearance was in ‘Citation,’ which was directed by filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan.

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ENUGU STATE INEC OFFICE ON FIRE PHOTOS HERE

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ENUGU STATE INEC OFFICE ON FIRE PHOTOS HERE

The Enugu State Commissioner of Police, ENUGU STATE INEC OFFICE ON FIRE PHOTOS HERE Mr Mohammed Aliyu has ordered investigation into the fire outbreak at the Obollo-Afor office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the State.

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Aliyu also directed the cordoning-off of the scene for the thorough probe to further ascertain the actual cause of the fire outbreak and damages incurred.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, in a statement on Friday, said that the fire incident happened at INEC office in Obollo-Afor, Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, on May 13 at about 9.40 p.m.

“The Command received a distress call at its Udenu Police Divisional Headquarters alleging that there was fire outbreak at the Obollo-Afor office of the INEC in Udenu council area.

“Police operatives attached to the Division immediately raced to the scene, while contacting Enugu State Fire Service office in the area to promptly put off the fire,’’ he said.

ENUGU STATE INEC OFFICE ON FIRE PHOTOS HERE

He further stated that the fire was eventually put off before it could spread to other offices around the building, through combined efforts of the fire service, the police and law-abiding citizens.

According to him, preliminary investigation suggests that the fire may have been caused by power surge due to sudden power supply to the building before the incident occurred.

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BUHARI SON INLAW WANTED BY EFCC OVER 65$ MILLION FRAUD

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BUHARI SON INLAW WANTED BY EFCC OVER 65$ MILLION FRAUD

The Independent  BUHARI SON INLAW WANTED BY EFCC OVER 65$ MILLION FRAUD Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Yau Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, wanted over an alleged $65 million fraud.

BUHARI SON INLAW WANTED BY EFCC OVER 65$ MILLION FRAUD

Kumo, who got married to Fatima, one of the president’s daughters in 2016, was alleged to have perpetrated the crime alongside one Tarry Rufus and another Bola Ogunsola.

In a statement on Thursday, Azuka Ogugua, spokesperson of the anti-graft commission, asked anyone who had information on the whereabouts of the trio to report to the ICPC headquarters or the nearest police station.

“The persons whose pictures appear above, Mr. Tarry Rufus, Mr. Gimba Yau Kumo and Mr. Bola Ogunsola, are hereby declared WANTED by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with issues bordering on misappropriation of National Housing Funds and diversion of the sum of Sixty Five Million dollars ($65,000,000),” the ICPC said.

BUHARI SON INLAW WANTED BY EFCC OVER 65$ MILLION FRAUD

 

“Anyone who has useful information on their whereabouts should report to ICPC Headquarters Abuja, any of the ICPC State Offices or the nearest police station.”

Kumo, who served as Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

He hails from Gombe State.

The presidency is yet to react to the allegations levelled against him.

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BREAKING: FAKE EFCC OFFICIALS CAUGHT IN LAGOS

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BREAKING: FAKE EFCC OFFICIALS CAUGHT IN LAGOS
According to a Twitter user by name Samuel Otigba
BREAKING: FAKE EFCC OFFICIALS CAUGHT IN LAGOS
BREAKING: FAKE EFCC OFFICIALS CAUGHT IN LAGOS

Omoooo today is wild. We caught 2 men that came into our estate claiming to be EFCC officials, with fake EFCC ids & accompanied with Mopol, trying to extort money from a resident. One of the fake officers tried escaping by jumping from a 4 storey but fell into the electric fence.

BREAKING: FAKE EFCC OFFICIALS CAUGHT IN LAGOS

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