Saturday, 1 April 2017

Ex-DSS Officer Confesses to Stealing N310m from Saraki's House

A former operative of the Department of State Services (DSS), Abdulrasheed Maigari, has confessed how he stole N310 million from the house of Senate President Bukola Saraki.

He disclosed that that it was an army captain in charge of the security of the place that ordered the action.

Maigari, who is part of a kidnap gang that has been terrorising Abuja for some time now confessed that he was part of the security men who stole N310 million from the house of Sen. Saraki in 2015.

Please stop hugging transformers - APC pleads with Nigerians

Due to viral photos of people posing with transformers over the lack of constant electricity since President Buhari came to power, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Nigerians to stop hugging transformers. According to the statement made via the party UK Twitter account, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola is working non-stop to improve power services in Nigeria.

Photos: Two suspected motorcycle thieves escape lynching in Abia State

Two suspected thieves escaped lynching Friday after they were caught while trying to sell a stolen motorcycle for N8000 at Akara Junction in Isuikwuato Local Government Area. According to Abia Facts Newspaper, the duo stole the motorcycle from Uzuakoli and came down to Isuikwuato to sell it before they were apprehended.

Man City’s Gabriel Jesus could return to action soon – Guardiola

Man City’s Gabriel Jesus could return to action soon – Guardiola

Gabriel Jesus could be in contention to play in the FA Cup final if Manchester City get there, coach Pep Guardiola has said.
Gabriel has been out of action since breaking a metatarsal in his right foot at Bournemouth on Feb. 13.
The Brazil international had an operation soon afterwards and Guardiola said that, if his recovery continues to go well, he could feature in the final games of the season.

Photos: Kenyan Police arrests suspected Islamic State terrorists

Police in Kenya have arrested a terrorists linked to the Islamic State terror group, whom they described as a key link in its financing as well as human trafficking cartel.
Ali Hussein Ali, alias “The Trusted One” was arrested on March 27 together with his accomplices Ibrahim Abasheikh Mukhtar and Abdi Mohamed Yusuf (aka Dader) in Malindi during a joint operation by Kenyan and other security agencies.

Army Veteran comes out as Transgender at 90

Patricia Davies, born Peter, a 90-year-old World War II veteran from Leicestershire, England has recently made the courageous decision to begin estrogen treatments and come out as transgender.

"It feels like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I was living a lie." she told Caters News Agency.

China bans burqas and 'abnormal' beards in Muslim province

China has introduced new restrictions in the far western region of Xinjiang in what it describes as a campaign against Islamist extremism.
The measures include prohibiting “abnormally” long beards, the wearing of veils in public places and refusing to watch state television.
Xinjiang is the homeland of the Uighurs, a traditionally Muslim group who say they face discrimination.

Nigerian family jailed in US for internet dating scam

Nigerian family jailed in US for internet dating scam

A United States District Judge, Paul W. Grimm, has sentenced Gbenga Ogundele aka Benson Ogundele, age 58; of Laurel, Maryland to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, aka Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola/Moji T. Popoola, age 42, also of Laurel, to 18 months in prison, each followed by three years of supervised release.
They were jailed for conspiracies to commit wire fraud and money laundering arising from a scheme to defraud vulnerable victims of millions of dollars. Ogundele was also convicted of aggravated identity theft in connection with the scheme.

Why I raped my seven-month-old step daughter – Suspect

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A 57-year-old man, Magaji Dansale, yesterday confessed to raping his seven-month-old stepdaughter, describing it as “regrettable and an act of the devil”. Paraded alongside other suspected criminals at the Katsina Police Command headquarters yesterday, he said his action was uncalled for, and pleaded for leniency.

Table tennis player slumps, dies during training

A Kwara table tennis player, Timothy Abiara, on Thursday in Ilorin slumped and died while training at the table tennis hall of the State Stadium Complex.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abiara represented the state at both the 2011 and 2012 editions of the National Sports Festival in Port Harcourt and Lagos.

Abiara died during a game with another player, suddenly holding his chest and shouting, with those watching the game thinking he was reacting to a lost point.

Man Dies Having FIVESOME With 4 Ladies In Lagos

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KOKOMASTER . That was his alias by which he was more known in the neighbourhood as a lover boy and a super stud.

But, March 23 was a.tragic day for late Olanimu Babatunde, as he died trying to live up to his billing as a man of high sexual prowess. The 29 -year- old died after a fivesome sex romp with four young ladies in his house on Thomas Street, Lagos Island.

Boko Haram Kidnaps 22 Girls And Women In North-East

Boko Haram Islamists have abducted 22 girls and women in two separate raids in north-east Nigeria, residents and vigilantes said.

In the first attack on Thursday, the jihadists raided the village of Pulka near the border with Cameroon where they kidnapped 18 girls.

“Boko Haram fighters from Mamman Nur camp arrived in pickup vans around 6am and seized 14 young girls aged 17 and below while residents fled into the bush,” a Pulka community leader said.

"Stop Visiting Ijaw Land", Asari Dokubo Tells Osinbajo

Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari is the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, NDPSF, and one of the arrowheads in the struggle to redress perceived injustice in the Niger Delta. In this interview with Saturday Vanguard, he asserts that other ethnic nationalities in the Niger Delta have climbed on the back of the Ijaw to benefit from the struggles waged by Ijaw groups and person.

He also appraised the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and explains his stand on the recent overtures of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to stakeholders in the Niger Delta. Conflict in the Niger Delta I do not believe that there is conflict between the Niger Delta as a whole and the Nigeria state, but rather, it is between the Ijaw and the Nigerian state. 

Two Fraudsters Busted At Their Shrine In Ogun State

Operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), while on routine Patrol along Owode Obafemi Ofada Road Ogun State on March 27, 2017, at about 10pm, discovered a sienna bus packed in a suspicious manner, the operatives accosted the occupants, and upon inquiry discovered that the occupants are suspected fraudsters whose modus operandi was to lure people into a shrine and dupe them of their hard earned money.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Gets New Appointment Under Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as the board chairman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Femi Adesina, spokesman of the president, confirmed this in a statement issued on Friday.

Adesina said Mustapha Maihaja hade been appointed as the new director-general of the agency, and that other members of the NEMA board are: Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Talba Alkali representing the transport ministry, Rabiu Dagari, representing foreign affairs and Ngozi Azadoh representing health ministry.

Resign Now, Nigerian Lawmaker Tells Buhari, Writes Open Letter To Mr President

So many issues are left unattended even small issues that a presidential cough can deal with are left hanging. Supporters are worried, understandably resorting to grumbling in hush voices while keeping bold faces and holding on to hope and prayers.

The govt has so many soft target for internal and external opposition to feast.We must tell ourselves the truth rather than live in denial. At PMB's age, working actively for over 50 years , even without his present health condition, his capacity will be greatly challenged.