Tuesday, 28 March 2017

23-yr-old Man butchers 72-yr-old Woman over Land dispute in Ogun

A 23-year-old man, Adeoye Ikugbayigbe has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for butchering a 72-year-old woman, Funmilayo Shada, over a land dispute on March 17th.

The police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi on Monday in Abeokuta, Ogun state, said:

"Son of the deceased, Ekundayo Shada, filed a complaint at the police station after sighting the suspect with his mother’s severed head.

DR Congo police accuse rebels of killing 39 officers

DR Congo police accuse rebels of killing 39 officers

Congolese national police accused rebels Monday of massacring 39 of their officers in the violence-wracked Kasai region.
The victims were killed in an “ambush” early Friday and buried in a mass grave by supporters of late militia leader Kamwina Nsapu around 75 kilometres north of Tshikapa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s central Kasai region, a police spokesman said.

Lionel Messi suspended for four matches 'insulting' assistant ref

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Lionel Messi has been banned for four international matches - just five and a half hours before Argentina's World Cup qualifier against Bolivia kicks off.
The Argentina and Barcelona forward was punished for directing "insulting words" at an assistant referee in Thursday's 1-0 win over Chile.

Abubakar Shekau is still alive - Defence Minister

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Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence, says Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, is still alive and could be hiding in Sambisa forest, a stronghold of the sect in Borno state.

Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, Dan-Ali said Shekau had been disguising with masks to evade arrest.
He maintained that the military had overpowered the sect, and expressed the belief that its leader will be arrested “as soon as possible”.

Fed govt sacks 5 federal directors over employment irregularities

Fed govt sacks 5 federal directors over employment irregularities

The Federal Government has sacked five directors at the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) for what has been reported as illegal recruitment exercise.
The five directors were reportedly appointed during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The directors were reportedly sacked with immediate effect.

Monaco’s Mbappe would be welcome at Real Madrid – Ramos

Monaco’s Mbappe would be welcome at Real Madrid – Ramos

Monaco star Kylian Mbappe would be “welcome” at Real Madrid this summer, captain Sergio Ramos has said.
Mbappe, 18, has scored 12 goals in 22 league appearances to help Monaco lead Ligue 1 and is reportedly being monitored by clubs including Real, Barcelona and Manchester United.

Police dismiss sergeant who murdered 16-year-old in Imo

Police dismiss sergeant who murdered 16-year-old in Imo

The police Sergeant, Wilson Ufere, who killed 16-year-old Obinna Iwuoha, on Thursday on the Anara-Umuahia expressway in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State have been expelled from the Nigeria Police Force.
Ufere, had at about 5:30 pm at ‘Ugwu Omiri Lawyer’, while on a road duty with two other colleagues, opened fire directly at a close range on a group of youths, mostly teenagers who were on a church procession.

Photos: TY Bello Shares Adorable Photos Of Her Twin Boys

The singer and photographer shared the beautiful photos with the twin boys, Christian and Christopher and wrote:

Video: Churchill's brother, Tokunbo And Family's CSO Speaks, Exposes Tonto Dikeh's Misleading Claims

As the crisis between Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and Olakunle Churchill linger over accusations of infidelity and domestic violence coupled with constant blackmailing attacks on social media, the arrow head journalist " MEDIA ROOM HUB " that anchored both couples interview, has further joined the estranged husband's younger brother Tokunbo and the Chief Security Officer of the family in the interview party.

5 Directors Sacked, Staff Redeployed At Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate has sacked five directors over employment irregularities and redeployed some staff back to the office of the Accountant General of the Federation.
Daily Trust gathered that the development followed a staff audit authorised by the Head of Service of the Federation upon the request of the Executive Secretary of the Directorate, Barr. Sharon Ikeazor.

FG Names New Sambisa Shooting Range After Late Lt. Col. Abu Ali

The Federal Government has named the newly established Nigerian Army shooting range at the Sambisa forest after the late Lt.-Col. Abu Ali.
Abu Ali, who was the commander of an army formation at Mallam Fatori in Borno east, died in a battle on Nov. 4, 2016, when Boko Haram terrorists attempted to invade and take the town.

22-year old man jailed for stealing N170 in Abuja

22-year old man jailed for stealing N170 in Abuja

A Karmo Grade I Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday sentenced one Wisdom Gabriel, 22, to two months imprisonment for stealing N 170 at a chemist’s shop in old Karmo Market.
The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave the convict N5,000 option of fine.
The judge said that the sentence would serve as deterrent to others that may be tempted to commit similar crime.

"We Will Beg Buhari To Run In 2019" – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday said nothing has changed its earlier resolve to field President Muhammadu Buhari for reelection in the 2019 general elections despite his recent health challenges.

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the party, in a chat with Independent said he is standing by his earlier statement that the party leadership will beg President Buhari to contest the 2019 election irrespective of his health situation.

Nigeria's Angry Children of Suicide - Reuben Abati

I once wrote about Nigeria’s “children of anger”, but the country seems to have progressed from anger to clinical depression, resulting in a rise not merely in social aggressiveness, but a determination by certain individuals to escape from it all. The percentage of Nigerians seeking escape through suicide nonetheless remains small relative to the size of the population, but the sharp increase in the number and frequency of reported suicides in the last two years alone speaks to a certain dysfunctionality requiring closer inquiry.

Heads To Roll Over Convicted Ex Adamawa Governor’s Release From Prison

Who wrote the letter asking an Adamawa State High Court judge to release the convicted former governor of the state, James Balla Ngilari, from prison?

This is the key question the leadership of the Nigeria Prison Service was battling to unravel last night, a few hours after some forces within the service had connived to free Ngilari, who had barely served a month out of his five-year jail term, from prison.

14-Year-Old Ghanaian Girl Raped By Five Men Contemplates Suicide

The 14-year old girl who was defiled by five men at Nkawkaw in the Eastern Region says she has been contemplating suicide for some time now.

The traumatised girl dropped out of school at Class Four after her ordeal and says she is being haunted by the dastardly incident which has left her with life-threatening complications.

Her revelations come as the Nkawkaw police arrest a third suspect, Awudu Kamiru, an 18-year-old head porter.

Boko Haram Attack Communities, Abducts 4 Women, 6 Youths in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram members attacked communities in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, kidnapping 10 people including four women, an official has said.

Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno, said suspected Boko Haram members had invaded Konduga Local Government Area and abducted four women and six youths.

'Dead Man' Found at a Bar Drinking Beer on the Day of His Burial

Pure drama took place in a village in Awendo, Migori, Kenya, after a man who was thought dead was found alive.

According to Daily Nation, residents were shocked on Saturday, March 25, when the man believed to have died and whose burial plans were already underway, was found in a bar in Rongo, another town.

5-Year-Old Boy Burnt To Death In Tragic Edo Fire Incident

A five-year old boy whose name could not be ascertained has been burnt to death, The Nation reports.

The deceased and his brother were locked inside a room by their father when fire engulfed their building.

Their victims’ father was said to have gone out to buy something when the incident occurred.

6 Students Of UNILAG Gang Rape 17-Year-Old Fellow Student

Six students of the University of Lagos, who allegedly gang-raped a 17-year-old female colleague, were on Wednesday granted reprieve by a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

They were released on a N6 million bail.

The accused are: Simeon Omowole, 18; Randy Chukka, 17; Samuel Oyefara, 18; Peter Adeboyega, 17; Chuka Chukwu, 19; and Peace Nwakanma, 18 (a female).

Manchester City fined £35,000 for failing to control players against Liverpool

The Football Association has fined Manchester City £35,000, after the club admitted a misconduct charge for failing to control their players , during their 1-1 draw at the Etihad.
City’s players protested in the 50th minute, after referee Michael Oliver awarded a penalty to Jurgen Klopp’s side, after Gael Clichy fouled Roberto Firmino in the area.

Car Importer Denies Importing Range Rover For Bukola Saraki

The Importer of the Bullet-proof range rover allegedly belonging to Bukola Saraki, Mr. Tokunbo Akindele has denied importing any vehicle for the senate president. He said; “In 2015, we imported the bullet-proof SUV for the company use, we later changed our minds, as we got an alternative.

“I have not given up on marriage” — 53 year old Veteran actress, Ngozi Nwosu

Veteran actress, Ngozi Nwosu is one talented and comic actress who has been in the Nigerian movie industry for nearly 20 years. She has opened up about marriage saying she still hasn’t given up on marriage.

Jumia Delivery Man Killed In Port Harcourt By A Lady & 2 Men

The Head of News of Coolfm, Nigeriainfofm and Wazobiafm, Port Harcourt Branch, Blessing Olomou has shared the news of a Jumia delivery man who was allegedly murdered by 3 suspects after he went to PH to deliver some items.

EFCC Boss, Magu To Sue The Sun Newspaper, Denies Owning House In Maitama

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has denied owning any house or houses in the Maitama area of Abuja.

Reacting to a report captioned, Magu Under Fresh Probe over 2 Abuja Mansions, which appeared in The Sun Newspaper of March 25, the EFCC boss dismissed the story as a work of fiction that threatens legal action against the newspaper and the authors of the story.

Man Jailed For Insulting Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, On Social Media

A Katsina Chief Magistrate’s Court today sentenced one Gambo Saeed to nine months imprisonment for insulting and defaming the character of Katsina state governor, Aminu Masari, on social media.

At the hearing of the case against Saeed today, the Police Prosecutor, Inspector Isa Liti told the court that Saeed was arraigned following complaints received from the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Radio Monitoring, Mansur Ali Mashi

Obasanjo’s Wife Files Suit In Lagos Court To Stop Son’s Wedding

Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday filed a suit at an Ikeja High Court, seeking to stop the wedding of her son, Olujonwo Obasanjo, scheduled for May 11.

Ex-President Obasanjo and the father of the bride, Sir Kessington Adebutu, promoter of Premier Lotto known as “Baba Ijebu” are respondents to the suit.

Mrs Obasanjo, who is the twin sister of Chief Kenny Martins, the former Coordinator of the Police Equipment Fund, is seeking a postponement of the wedding of her son, Olujonwo to Tope Adebutu scheduled for May 11 and May 12.

Why I called for investigation of Saraki, Dino – Senator Ndume

Erstwhile Senate leader, Ali Ndume has stated that he has no ill feelings against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Senator Dino Melaye.

This spoke with regards to his call for their investigation for their alleged involvement in various scandals.

While responding to questions, when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Privileges in Abuja, he bared said there was nothing ‘ulterior’, noting that the Senate was being bashed in the media as a result of the allegations against the duo.