Thursday, 9 April 2015

Killers of DPO paraded by the police in Ibadan

Some of the suspects who murdered a police officer in Ibadan.

Suspected killers of a Divisional Police Officer (DPO), attached to the Agugu Police Division in Oyo State, Ikeokwu Nwogu, have been arrested and paraded by the state Police Commissioner, Muhammad Katsina.
The late DPO was murdered on April 1, 2015, at the Adekile area of Ibadan, during a reign of anarchy that reared its head in the aftermath of the alleged discovery of a kidnappers’ den in the area, a claim the police said was false.

Court Refuses To Stop Fayose’s Impeachment

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola, have raced to a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the 19 All Progressives Congress members of the state House of Assembly from impeaching them. But they met a brick wall as the judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, turned down their request and granted only the prayers contained in their ex parte application relating to the service of the court processes on the defendants. Fayose and Olusola, in the ex parte application, asked for an interim order stopping   the impeachment notice served on them and the moves to remove them from office.

Photo: Davido And Bola Tinubu Pictured Together

Prophet TB Joshua Lays Curses On Zimbabweans For Spreading Lies Against Him

The pastor and the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet TB Joshua, has rained cuses on some Zimbabweans whom he claimed are spreading false rumuors about him.

The controversial pastor said on Thursday, April 8, 2015 that if the people did not desist from spreading lies against him, they would be utterly destroyed.

Zimbabwean media claimed that Joshua had predicted that three of their prominent preachers would die this year. The alleged prophecy was contained in a message delivered by TB Joshua in his church.

Wike Worships Money; He Can Betray His Mother For Money - Amaechi

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Rivers State Governor, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has taken a pot shot at the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, Nyesom Wike, alleging that the PDP flag bearer can betray his biological mother for money.

Amaechi, who disclosed this at a town hall meeting in Port Harcourt on Thursday, described Wike as a thug who was unfit to lead the state, but admitted that it would be the prerogative of the people to decide who they want to emerge as governor.

Save us from Dangote, Cement producers beg Buhari

Cement manufacturers under the aegis of Cement Producers Association of Nigeria, have called on the President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), to assist them in fighting corruption in the sector allegedly perpetrated by a cabal “that has been dictating cement policies for personal interests.”
In a tacit reference to popular businessman and President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, they specifically pleaded with Buhari to assist in reducing the price of cement from N2,200 to N1,000 per bag.
This appeal when considered, CPAN said, will be the first dividend of change for Nigerians.

Woman refused to take her husband off life support - then he came out of his coma

Woman refused to take her husband off life support - then he came out of his coma

Matt Davis almost died in a motorcycle accident in 2011.
He was left in a coma and on life support after suffering a severe brain injury and broken bones.
Doctors said Matt, who was just 22 at the time, had a 10 per cent chance of emerging from the coma.

Trader baths neighbour with acid

A bad friend has bitten the finger that fed him.

A Lagos trader, Samson Amaechi, has been dragged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, on two-count charges of unlawful attempted murder and unlawful causing of grievous harm, after he poured acid on his neighbour, one  Chukwuemeka Okorie.
According to the police prosecutor in the case, Feddy Asu, the 22-year-old Amaechi committed the offences at 9, Herbert Macaulay Way, Ebute Meta, Lagos, where the duo lived, on March 27.

Ex-Kogi Gov, Abubakar Audu's N11bn contract scam trial gets April 15 date

Ex-Kogi governor, Prince Abubakar audu

The trial of former Governor of Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, who had been dragged to a Federal Capital Territory High Court by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), over an N11 billion scam scam has been fixed for April 15, 2015.
The court presided over by Justice A.O Adeniyi, affirmed that the ex-governor and a former Director General of the Directorate of Rural Development in the state, Alfa Ibn Mustapha, should be presented in court on the said date for the trial to commence.

32-yr-old female drug trafficker's only concern are for her children

A weeping Gladys Omari is full of regrets.

For 32-year-old mother of three, Nwaokolo Gladys Omari, who was arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs to Spain, her only concern is that she would not see her children for a long time because of her arrest.
Omari, who was weeping profusely when she was paraded by the national Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said that all she wanted was to make quick money and dash back home to her kids, but luck was against her.

Okonjo-Iweala Listed Among 50 Greatest World Leaders

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named one of the 50 greatest leaders in the world by globally-acclaimed Fortune Magazine.

Occupying the 33rd spot on the list, the minister was recognised alongside the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf; Catholic Pontiac, Pope Francis; Chinese President Xi Jinping; Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi; Bill and Melinda Gates as well as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerburg and Apple Chief Executive Officer, Tom Cook.

South East PDP Resolve to Remain in The Opposition

The Peoples Democratic Party members from the south east region met yesterday at the residence of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Enugu and resolved to remain in opposition.

In attendance at the meeting were Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, Minister of State for Defence, Col. Augustine Akobundu (retd); Senator Hope Uzodinma, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senator Gil Nnaji, the host, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, among others.

No One Will Steal Under My Watch – Buhari

President-elect Muhammadu Buhari yesterday vowed to make judicious use of the nation’s resources, declaring that he will neither embezzle nor allow anyone to embezzle the country’s resources.

Buhari, who made the statement during a town hall meeting yesterday in Yola, said he would give priority attention to fighting corruption, insecurity and enhancing educational development, noting that most of the social ills bedevilling the country could be traced to dearth of education.

Read Fashola's Address To Lagosians Over Saturday's Governorship Election


Dear Lagosians, 

First let me thank you all for turning out to vote on the 28th March 2015 and for doing so peacefully to make history by electing the All Progressives Congress candidates in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Once again, I must address you as we approach Saturday’s elections, when you will be electing a Governor who will continue after me and consolidate on the progress we have built together.

I will resign from politics rather than dump PDP – Governor Aliyu

Babagida aliyu

The Governor of Niger State, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has stated that those who have decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressive Congress because of the outcome of the presidential election were only after their stomach.
He said they were in the shackle of poverty of integrity, morality and principle.
The governor who was defeated in his senatorial bid last two weeks made this assertion while receiving a group of former local government chairmen in the state at his office Wednesday in Minna, the Niger State capital.