Thursday, 4 August 2016

NDLEA nabs man, seizes N1.78bn worth of hard drug

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Anambra says it has arrested a 31-year-old man, Vincent Chidiebere, for allegedly peddling hard drug worth N1.78 billion.
Addressing newsmen in Onitsha on Tuesday, the Commander of NDLEA in the state, Mr Sule Momodu, said that the suspect was arrested in Awka on July 28 with methamphetamine weighing 25.2kg.

Are Christians second class citizens in Nigeria? by Femi Fani-Kayode

I am glad that Father Mbaka of the Catholic Church has finally seen the light and that he has denounced the Buhari regime. 

This coming from a man that once supported the President vigorously, even when members of his own flock and faith were being slaughtered, marginalised and humiliated, is cheery news. 

I Stole My Benefactor’s Car Because I Deserve It- Suspect


A 24-year-old man, Richard Akinwale, who was apprehended by operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stealing his benefactor, Adelabu Tolani’s vehicle, said he did it to punish Tolani for forgetting his birthday and for asking him to pack out of his house.

Jibrin: Dogara Bribing Lawmakers With $25,000 To Secure Confidence Vote

Abdulmumin Jibrin (1)

The recently sacked Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has accused Speaker Yakubu Dogara of inducing Reps members with $25,000 to sign a document passing a vote of confidence on the Speaker.

Nigerian Soldiers Arrest Top Boko Haram Man Looking Sick

Nigerian troops attached to Operation Lafiya Dole, code name for the military’s anti-terrorism drive, have arrested a suspected high-profile Boko Haram terrorist, Mohammed Zauro, at Sabon Gari in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State. 

Photos: Kenyan prostitute caught stealing her client's valuables after drugging him

A Nairobi prostitute was allegedly caught stealing her client's valuables after she drugged him. When the man said to be a Kenyatta University student became unconscious, the prostitute gathered every electronic gadget in his house.

Lil Wayne's $20m lawsuit suffers setback

American rapper, Lil Wayne, has been told by a Federal judge in the US to settle his qualms with Cash Money Records boss, Birdman, before his$20m  lawsuit filed against Universal Music Group (UMG) can be settled.

Wayne had in March 2016, sued UMG for the said amount for allegedly cheating him of his royalties for songs he did withDrake, Nicki Minaj and Tyga.

Woman gang raped by armed men points finger at husband

A 45-year-old woman, who was gang-raped in Abakaliki, has pointed fingers at her husband, who she claimed sent armed men to rape her. 

Giving an account of her ordeal to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), she narrated that her attackers removed her from a commercial motorcycle she boarded and transferred her to theirs. 

'It is not easy to commit suicide o' - Man saved by police

A 58-year-old man, Joseph Onweji, has threw operatives of the Lagos State Police into bouts of laughter when he declared that committing suicide is not a child's play, after he was saved by the security operatives as he attempted to jump into the Lagos Lagoon on July 24, 2016.

It was gathered that Onweji who said he had been ill for over 36 years with no solution, went to the Third Mainland Bridge, climbed on the railing and was about to jump into the water below when a passing Rapid Response Squad (RRS) police team stopped and rescued him.

Boko Haram’s Change Of Leader – Nigerian Military Reacts

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters has stated that it is unperturbed by the announcement of a change Boko Haram leadership today.
According to Director of Defence Information (DDI), Brig-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, the Nigerian military is not interested in what happens at what he described as “nearly dead” Boko Haram terrorists, including change of leadership or alliance with ISIS.

48-year-old Landlord Hangs Self In Ibadan, Leaves Suicide Note

A 48-year-old landlord on Tuesday hanged himself in Ibadan, leaving behind a three-page suicide note.

The incident happened in Idi-Ose along Akan road in Ona Ara Council Area of the city.

The deceased, Popoola Adepoju, was found in his room dangling from a rope tied to a ceiling fan.

Nigerians may not vote for you in 2019, Mbaka attacks Buhari

Enugu Catholic priest, and Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu State, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigerians will not vote for him in 2019 if he does not address the high level of hunger and suffering  in the country.

Mbaka has been one of Buhari’s most vocal supporters since he asked Nigerians to reject the incumbent, Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party during the 2015 presidential pol and predicted Buhari’s victory.

Wasiu Lawal, Cleric Rapes Woman During Spiritual Cleansing In Lagos

A 42-year-old man, Wasiu Lawal, who allegedly raped a 38-year-old woman on the pretext of helping her spiritually, was on Wednesday in Lagos brought before a Surulere Magistrates’ Court.

The accused, who lives at No.1, Adeleke Agodo St., Ikorodu in Lagos State, is facing a charge of rape.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Christopher Okoniko told the court that the accused committed the offence at about 9pm on July 1 in Lagos.

Woman Who Says Prison Is Like Home, Robs Bank & Wait To Be Arrested By Police

59-year-old Linda Thompson, a transgender woman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to a robbery charge after police say she pulled off a bank heist in Wyoming just so she could return to prison. 

Thompson told a district court judge in Cheyenne that going back behind bars would be like going home. Sentencing for the woman was set for October 12.