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Adebo Ogundoyin: Anger Over Mum’s Alleged Domineering Influence On 33yr Old Oyo Speaker As He Survives Impeachment Plot

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The very young but thriving political career of 33yr-old Speaker of the Oyo state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Adebo Ogundoyin is currently facing a tough test. The battles he had been fighting in the background got to a peak about 2 weeks ago, when reports of his escaping an impeachment plot hit the media. Chief among the threats to his well-being politically also, is the allegation of his mum’s domineering influence on him, which a lot of his political party (PDP) have issues with.
The speaker is the son of Chief (Mrs) Tina Ogundoyin, ever-beautiful wife of late billionaire and philanthropist from Eruwa, Oyo State, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin who died in 1991. The popular woman ruled the Ibadan social scene some years back (especially in the 90s and 200s), but as the years grew further, she stepped off from the stage. She reduced her frequent appearance on the social scene, and many wondered what could have been happening to her.

However, Tina (fondly called Queen of Sheba back in the days), was to stage a strong and unprecedented comeback to the scene last year, when her son, Adebo against expectations emerged the speaker just less than a year into his political sojourn. This time around, she is no longer just a society woman, but a politician with influence. Interestingly, she was in politics from the early parts of her life. We learned she even met the Speaker’s dad at a political function

Hon. Speaker Ogundoyin and Family

Although Tina is now aging gracefully, having clocked 60 in February, she still got her presence intact. She is the type to notice and her interest in the center stage of the society is still intact. This however, has gotten her clashing with other political interests in the state. And this, expectedly, is taking a toll on his son’s political career, that is barely 2 years old.

Our sources in Oyo state alleged that a powerful bloc in the ruling party in the state has been unhappy with Tina’s alleged dominating influence. Their grouse is their inability to trade political business with the Speaker without his mum’s input. This group, we heard, has a robust relationship with the state Governor, Seyi Makinde. A source loyal to the group told us under anonymity that the Speaker’s mum had to approve any decision to be made by the speaker on all issues.

“The Speaker’s mum must know about and approve any political meeting that has to do with his son, including the ones she couldn’t attend personally. Where is that done? People voted for his son and not her. And now, she has suddenly turned herself to the political leader of her son’s constituency and a major stakeholder at the state level. Where was Tina Ogundoyin prior to 2018? Did she even know how the party survived until that point? our source queried.

Meanwhile, the impeachment scare a fortnight ago was not a ruse, the source revealed. He confirmed that acrimony had been rocking the house under Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin’s leadership for some months now. The members of the house who were part of the plot queried Ogundoyin’s ability to lead a strong assembly capable of making each member record achievements. They are rooting for the Deputy Speaker, Abiodun Mohammed Fadeyi (Ona-Ara State Constituency), who enjoys support from the governor, to replace Adebo.

Meanwhile, reports said it took the timely intervention of a former Governor of the state, Rashidi Ladoja to quell the plot. He was said to have intervened by reaching out to the Governor to avoid the PDP-led government sliding into crises after just one year in office. Ladoja and the Speaker’s mum are close. He was even said to have single-handedly worked the PDP assembly ticket for her son during the by-election of 2018 that first brought him to the house following the death of the former speaker.

Chief Mrs. Justina Iyabo Ogundoyin is a successful businesswoman. She is a Princess from the Anyakudo royal family lineage of Orlu Local Government in Imo State. She is the fourth and last wife to late Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin,( a billionaire businessman from Eruwa, in Ibarapa East Local Government of Oyo state) whom she had three sons and a daughter for. Adebo is the second child of his mother. At 33, the Speaker is not married but is believed to have a relationship bound for the alter. Her mum also weighs a big influence on his marital plans, we also gathered.

 

 

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Meet Kazeem ‘Kasnoi’ Kuku, An Emerging Force in Real Estate Business in Nigeria

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The real estate business in Nigeria has just received a boost with the emergence of Kasnoi Luxury Homes, positioned to change the face of property business most especially in Lagos, the business hub of Nigeria.

Owned by the young, shrewd businessman in his 30s, Kazeem Kuku, alumni of the famous Ijebu Ode Grammar School and Philosophy graduate of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Kasnoi Luxury Homes was launched over 10 years back with branches in major cities of the country.

Kasnoi, as Kazeem is fondly addressed within the business circle, is a business player who knows his onions, very focused and determined, making him one of the emerging forces in the real estate sector in Nigeria.

Kasnoi Luxury Homes is into mega construction of all sorts of buildings, though it deals mainly in the construction of detached and semi-detached structures.

The construction firm recently won the attention of residents of Lekki with the successful construction of 15 blocks of tastefully furnished detached and semi-detached houses at the Lekki Lake Golf Resort, including others at Ogunfayo Lakowe, a stone throw from Amen Estate in Eti-Osa local government area of Lagos State.

Kazeem Kuku, a passionate young entrepreneur with many years of experience, is a strategist who has spent the better part of his career in business development, innovations, and strategy.

Born of the famous Kuku dynasty in Ijebu land, Ogun State, Kazeem, we learned, is planning to expand his business tentacles in Lagos State.

Though, a socialite and strong member of the budding social age-group otherwise known as Regberegbe in Ijebuland, Kasnoi cherishes a quiet lifestyle.

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Untold Story Of How Customs Comptroller General’s New Marriage Is In Trouble

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…As Wife’s Ex-Boyfriend Demands N9Million

Controversy seems to be trailing the marriage between the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hammed Ali rtd and his beautiful wife, Zainab Abdullahi as her former boyfriend, Zubairu Dalhatu Malamai is demanding the sum of N9,081,207,45 being money spent on her while their relationship lasted.

A letter was written by Zubairu’s lawyer, Sir I, I Wangida of Buba Partner and titled ‘Letter of Demand of Our Client’s Monies Giving As Loans, Investments and Other Materials Collected By You During Your Deceit, Mischievous Breach of Trust Relationship’ dated 22nd May 2020, states that Zainab had a three- year relationship with Zubairu during which he spent the said money, hoping it would culminate into marriage

Zubairu & Zainab

We gathered that prior to Zainab’s marriage to the Customs boss, Zubairu had tried to pacify her to have a rethink about dumping him but this culminated into a quarrel and Zainab allegedly said she would refund all that was spent on her

‘Be that as it may, we have our client’s brief, that you have decided to pick another man for yourself as husband and while our client congratulate you in your new home, we have our client instruction to also disclose his displeasure over your reaction few days before your new marriage by taking an unnecessary fight with him thereby insulting him and calling him all kinds of names and your claims that he calculates all you have collected from him as loans, investment and trips ticket, so you can pay him as you are no longer interested in the affairs’

Zubairu further demanded the sum of N9,081,207,45 and listed how the money was expended on flight tickets to South Africa, Dubai, the United States of America, and United Kingdom.

The letter states ‘the sum of N9,081,207,45 only being the sum spent on travels tickets for KSA on the 20th of March to 5th April 2018, UAE on 17th Feb to 27th Feb 2019, etc’

‘N1.5million loan for your investment, N200, 000 only paid for you on behalf of Dan Sanyawa, N450,00 for clothing business in the US, N280,000 for sho rent at Hanefa Plaza, Court Road, N350,000 given to your father, N350,000 house rent refund, N350,000 for your China trip, N500,000 you collected for your car purchase, N250,000 for chinchy investment, N1,763,000.00 for LEFE clothes and some other items’

To authenticate the source of the letter, we spoke to Zubairu’s lawyer, Sir I, I Wangida’s lawyer on phone, he confirmed writing the letter and added that the matter will soon be charged to court.

we also contacted Joseph Attah, Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Customs Services, who said Hajia Zainab ‘s lawyer would reply to the letter sent by her former boyfriend.

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PDP Will Bounce Back In Edo, Says Imasuangbon

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Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Barr. Kenneth Imasuangbon, has boasted that he would lead the party to bounce back to governance in Edo State.

Imasuangbon, popularly known as ‘Rice Man’ said he knew the strategy to defeat whomever the ruling All Progressives Congress project as its candidate.

Speaking after submitting his nomination form, Imasuangbon thanked Edo youths, traders and artisans for mobilising N10m for the purchase of the form.

Imasuangbon said he would not forget their sacrifices after electoral victory.

He also tasked leaders of the PDP to ensure the party primaries are free and fair.

His words, “Today signifies the beginning of the march towards taking over Osadebey avenue in Edo State. I assure you that the days of the APC are numbered in Edo.

“The PDP is winning the election and that can only be done if I win the primaries. There is nothing to worry about that. Edo people know me and what I can do.

“My appeal is for the PDP leadership to be fair and firm. We will not allow past experiences to reoccur. What I demand is a free and fair primaries”.

We are here on behalf of the Rice Man to submit his nomination form purchased for him by the artisan, market women and the common men in Edo state who trust in his ability to govern the state well with genuine development and move the state out of poverty”

This is a journey we have been on since the last fifteen years and I see this as the best opportunity for us to rescue the state from the misrule of the APC that have failed the people and I believe strongly that with the people by my side and the grace of God, we shall succeed.

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