Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Ebonyi First Lady To Take Legal Actions Against Policewoman Who Poured Hot Soup On Her Maid

Mrs. Rachael Umahi, wife of Ebonyi State Governor has made known her hurt about a house-help that was scarred by her boss. Mrs Umahi declared on Wednesday that she would take legal actions against the woman, a policewoman, Mrs. Joy Okochi.

Speaking in Abakaliki through her Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Donatus Owo, the governor’s wife said she planned to intervene in the matter to ensure the victim gets justice.

Man Shoots His Wife Dead In Presence Of Her Students

A  primary school teacher was shot dead in full view of pupils on Monday.The woman, Kate Chiloane, 30, was shot by her husband who later shot himself at their home.

Spokesperson for Mpumalanga department of education, Jasper Zwane, told Mail & Guardian that the husband entered her class on Monday morning after lying that he was fetching something from his wife.

Billionaire kidnapper: Evans wins first case in court, trial to continue

Justice Abdulaziz Anka of a Lagos Federal High Court on Wednesday ordered that the fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans against the Nigeria Police Force will proceed.
Anka gave the ruling while dismissing the objections of counsel to the Nigeria Police Force, Emmanuel Eze, during proceedings in Evans’ N300m suit.

Man arrested with ‘decomposing human head’ in Ikorodu

The Lagos state police command says it has arrested a man found with the decomposing head of a woman at Imota in the Ikorodu axis of the state.
Olarinde Famous-Cole, spokesman of the command, who confirmed the incident, said investigation was ongoing to bring the culprits to book.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Buffon On UEFA Shortlist

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gianluigi Buffon have been nominated for the Uefa’s Player of the Year award, the sport’s European governing body said on Tuesday.
Ronaldo helped Real Madrid to a second consecutive Champions League title and finished as the tournament’s top scorer with 12 goals.
Goalkeeper Buffon led Juventus to a sixth successive Serie A title, a third-straight Italian Cup success and a runner-up finish in the Champions League.

SaharaReporters fights back, moves to upturn judgment awarding N4billion to Senate President Saraki

News website, Saharareporters, has taken steps to upturn the judgment of a Kwara State High Court which awarded N4billion damages to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, in a controversial libel suit.
Justice Sikiru Adeyinka Oyinloye gave the judgment against the news platform and its founder, Omoyele Sowore, on June 28. SaharaReporters has described the judgment as fraudulent and dodgy.
The news website has now mounted a strong challenge to the court decision, which it said “contains a plethora of curiosities”.

Woman pregnant with twins six weeks after giving birth, shares experience

An Australian mother has opened up about the moment she discovered she was pregnant — just six weeks after giving birth to her first daughter.
Twenty-seven-year-old Eliza Curby, from Sydney’s northern beaches, went from being a mum of none to a mother of three in 12 months.
“For several weeks, I had felt seriously, seriously exhausted, which I put down to sleep deprivation,” Eliza narrates.

Strip clubs: Hotel operators appear before Kwara lawmakers

The management of the government-owned Kwara Hotel as well as eight other operators of hotels on Tuesday appeared before the State House of Assembly in Ilorin to explain why strip clubs were allegedly being run in their facilities.
Their appearance followed a summon issued to them at Thursday’s plenary of the House following the Motion of Urgent Importance raised by House Leader, Hassan Oyeleke.

Manhunt begins for ‘Nigerian’ cyber criminal attacking organisations globally

An unnamed Nigerian has allegedly orchestrated numerous malware infection campaigns targeting more than 4,000 organisations globally over the past four months.
This has stirred a global manhunt to apprehend the attacker, NAN reports.
Quoting Check Point, the report said the attacks targeted various companies in industries such as oil and gas, manufacturing, banking, and construction, in an attempt to steal data and commit fraud.

Daniel Craig finally confirms he’ll play James Bond again

After two years of nail-biting anxiety on the part of fans, Daniel Craig has revealed that he will star in yet another James Bond flick.
Before now, the British actor had been evasive on whether he will return to reprise the role.
In 2015, Craig told a reporter that he would “rather break this glass and slash my wrists” than play James Bond again.

Airman who killed lover to die by hanging

The Nigerian Air Force has sentenced to death by hanging Airman Kalu Bernard, for killing his lover, Solape Oladipupo, aka Shomzy Shomzy, on March 12, 2017.

The judgment, which started 9am on Tuesday, dragged till 4pm when it was stood down before the panellists reconvened at 7.30pm.

I remain in APC – Kwankwaso

A former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has debunked reports that he has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside some lawmakers.
Kwankwaso, a Senator representing Kano Central Senatorial district, described the report as a “malicious story” meant to tarnish his image.

Lawyer asks court to declare businesses done under ‘State of Osun’ illegal

An Osun based lawyer and human rights activist, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola, insisted on Monday, August 14, 2017 that “State of Osun” is not the same thing as “Osun State” going by the provisions of the 1999 constitution.
Ajibola who challenged the new tax law enacted by the state house of assembly tagged “State of Osun Tax Law” urged an Osun State High Court to declare the law null and void.

‘Women avoid putting yourselves in any situation that can make someone rape you’ – Dencia


Dencia has some words of advice for women on limiting the attempt in getting raped!
According to the Cameroonaian/Nigerian-born singer, women should stop putting themselves in any situation that can make someone rape them.

Army Convoy Crush Customs Officer To Death In Agbara

An officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Baba Nwaguyawo, has been crushed to death while attempting to stop a convoy of the Nigerian Army at the Agbara on Friday.

Report claims that the convoy is been used as diversion to smuggle some cars into the country.

And operatives of the NCS at the Agbara checkpoint had attempted stopping the convoy for a routine search when a Nigerian Army van piloting the fleet killed Nwaguyawo.

Whistleblower: 5000 Tips Received, N11bn Recovered - Adeosun Announces

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the Federal Government recovered N11.6 billion so far from the tips they received since the Whistleblower Policy was launched in December 2016 according to Daily Trust.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the fifth Bureau of Public Service Reform (BPSR) Lunch Time Seminar, with the theme: ‘The Whistleblower Policy and its Implications for Public Servants’, Adeosun said that out of the 5,000 tips received government only acted on 365 of them and that N375.8 million had been paid to 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery.

Man in the Business of Robbing Bank Customers on Bank Premises Nabbed

One Wilson Nnorom, a suspected member of a three-man gang that had been robbing bank customers after withdrawing cash on bank premises in Owerri, has been arrested by the police in Imo State.
According to Punch Metro, the 33-year-old Nnorom, a native of Ebenator-Ekwe in the Isu Local Government Area of the state, was arrested along MCC Road in Owerri, according to a police source.

Ooni Of Ife Reacts To His News Of His Marriage Crashing

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has finally reacted to the news of his marriage coming to an end.

Dismissing the alleged crash of his 17-month-old marriage, Ooni in a chat with, said he and his wife are still happily married.

ASUU interrupts research conference at UNILAG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos (UNILAG) chapter left nothing to chance about its commitment to the strike.

On Tuesday, the union demonstrated its compliance with the total and indefinite strike when members stormed an ongoing research fair conference by the management during a rally round the campus.

Catholic Priests Ordered To Report Confessions or Be Charged

Catholic priests should face criminal charges if they fail to report allegations of child sex abuse disclosed during confession, according to an Australian inquiry.

The measure was among 85 proposed changes published in a report Monday by the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Police officers investigated after 11-minute search of woman’s vagina

 Two police officers in the US are being investigated for allegedly pulling over a college student and performing a vaginal search on her in a parking lot for 11 minutes.

Charneisha Corley, 23, was stopped in Harris County, Texas for running a stop sign and was told to step out of her car to be frisked after the deputies said they smelled marijuana.

Headmaster under investigation for raping 4-yrs-old pupil

A Primary school headmaster, Sule Yusuf, has been remanded in a Katsina prison custody following an allegation that he had sex with a four year old boy.

Yusuf, 57-years old was alleged to have recently committed the offence inside his office at Salihawa Primary School,Tunge-Zuri village in the Musawa local government area of katsina state.

’27 killed’ as bomb blasts rock Maiduguri

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 27 people and wounded 83 in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state.
Quoting sources, Reuters said the attack happened on Tuesday.

Fashola signs 615 pending applications for land titles

Following the delegation of authority to issue consent for land transactions, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Raji Fashola, has signed all the pending 615 applications for land transactions, mortgages, assignments and debentures.
The minister disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Tuesday adding that the letters were already being issued to the applicants.

'Bishop’ Aloysius Ikegwuonu, Main Target of Ozubulu Church Attack, Visits Hospitalized Victims

Aloysius Ikegwuonu, the alleged South Africa-based drug dealer accused of being the target in the assassination-style murder of 13 persons at a Catholic Church in Anambra State nine days ago, has surfaced in Nigeria.
Bishop, as he is popularly called, returned to the community and visited the victims of the shooting that involved him as the target of the suspects.  

Two youths shot dead in Lagos Island mayhem

No fewer than two youths were reportedly shot dead by some miscreants, popularly known as ‘Area boys’ from Okepopo area on Lagos Island in different attacks against their opponents.

Also, six other persons who were shot but escaped death, were at different hospitals on the Island after the attack by Okepopo boys, who invaded some streets, looking for their opponents.

Coutinho tells Klopp he will never play for Liverpool again

Liverpool midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, has told manager Jurgen Klopp, that he will never play for the club again.
The Brazil international submitted a transfer request last week and is not ready to change his stance, even if it costs him a place at next year’s World Cup.