Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Mentally Deranged Man Who Killed Ogun Pupils Nabbed

The  mentally deranged man who stormed Saint John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area  on Monday, March 12th and hacked two pupils to death has been nabbed by the police.

EFCC closes case in ex-permanent secretary’s N14.1 million fraud trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has closed its case in the trial of Clement Onubuogo, a former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment at an Ikeja High Court, Lagos.

The EFCC closed its case during Wednesday’s proceedings following the conclusion of the testimony of a fourth prosecution witness.

DPP plays Evans’ confessions video in court

A leg of the trial of suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, continued on Wednesday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, with the prosecution playing a video which captured Evans’ confessing to kidnapping and armed robbery.

The video clip was played at the request of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions, Ms. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, who led the prosecution team.

DPP plays Evans’ confessions video in court

A leg of the trial of suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, continued on Wednesday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, with the prosecution playing a video which captured Evans’ confessing to kidnapping and armed robbery.

The video clip was played at the request of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions, Ms. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, who led the prosecution team.

Sky suspends Jamie Carragher until end of football season

Jamie Carragher has been suspended by Sky for the rest of the football season.

The suspension comes after Carragher was filmed spitting towards a father and his 14-year-old daughter from his car window.

Scores escape death as tanker falls on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Barely two weeks after a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol fell at Owode-Iyana Ilogbo axis along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, another tanker also loaded with the same litres of petrol fell on the road early this morning at Singer Area, Sango-Ota.

The tanker travelling outside Sango-Ota fell at a failed section of the road and crushed a white Hyundai delivery van, which was by its side.

Buhari queries IG, demands full report of police operations

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari seized the opportunity of the encounter to query Idris for flouting his directive that he should relocate to Benue State following the killings recorded in the state.

Senate, House consult as Buhari rejects elections reordering

The Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives are consulting on whether to override President Muhammadu Buhari's veto to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which seeks to re-order the sequence of polls in 2019.

The president in a March 8, 2018, letter written to both chambers of the National Assembly said the amendments by the lawmakers were in conflict with existing laws.

Soldiers And Police Clash With Road Safety Officials In Abuja

There is tension in Abuja following a clash which has broken out amongst Nigerian security agencies. It was gathered that the violence broke out after soldiers and policemen attached to The Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) tried to serve the Road Safety office in Wuze Zone 7 a violation notice.

Local Hunters And Cattle Breeders Clamp Down On Kidnappers In Adamawa

Tired of the incessant abduction in their region, local hunters alongside Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders nabbed a group of Kidnappers in in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The hunters and cattle breeders reportedly organized themselves and laid an ambush for the suspected kidnappers before apprehending them.

President Buhari queries IG of Police over Benue attacks

Presdent Buhari queries IG of Police on Benue attacks Lailasnews

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari seized the opportunity of the encounter to query Idris for flouting his directive that he should relocate to Benue State following the killings recorded in the state.

The meeting was said to have lasted about 30 minutes after which Idris left the Presidential Villa without talking to anybody.

Olisa Metuh arrives court in wheelchair, begs to travel to UK for treatment

Olisa Metuh arrives court in wheelchair begs to travel to UK for treatment Lailasnews

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, who is facing corruption charges, on Wednesday, arrived for continuation of his trial before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, in a wheelchair.

Olisa Metuh was wheeled into the courtroom to continue his defence to the seven-count charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him and his firm, Destra Investment Limited.

“I saw my zip opening by itself” – Imam jailed for defiling 2-year-old girl

The High Court sitting in Mukono, Uganda, has sentenced a 63-year-old Imam with 3 wives, for defiling a two-year-old girl.

Musa Mulo, an Imam at Kibubbu Mosque, was convicted upon his own plea of guilt.

Britain Expels 23 Russian Diplomats Over Chemical Attack On Ex-Spy

Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a Russian former double agent in southern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, adding it was the biggest single expulsion in over 30 years.

May told parliament Britain would also freeze Russian state assets wherever there was evidence of a threat and downgrade its attendance at the soccer World Cup this summer.

Former Barcelona Scout Recalls How He Signed 13-Year-Old Lionel Messi On A Napkin

Former Barcelona scout Carles Rexach, has recalled how he signed football star Lionel Messi at the age of 13. The former scout who was in Argentina at the time, was tasked with going to watch the youngster play in South America, but it was decided that Messi would be flown out to Spain instead and put to the test at Barcelona’s legendary La Masia academy.

Unsurprisingly the Barcelona coaching staff weren’t overly optimistic when the tiny youngster, recently turned 13, walked through the door.

Two Women Caught After Hiding Stolen Meat, Other Items In Their Underwear

A video footage currently trending online shows the moment two women were apprehended after stealing food items in a shopping mall. According to reports, the women were acting suspiciously before they were apprehended by one of the staff who alerted security.

Meet The 22-Year-Old Social Media Star Accused Of Forcing Girls Into Prostitution

A sex worker whose own website claims she is the ‘most hated hoe in LA’ has been charged with sex trafficking young girls. Melanie Denae Williams, 22, known on social media as ‘Pretty Hoe’, allegedly solicited two under-age girls to engage in prostitution, the US Attorney’s Office said.

‘Pretty Hoe’, from south Los Angeles, also faces allegations that she ordered one woman who she forced into sex work to strip before she threw bleach at her and beat her with a broomstick.

Lady Blasts ‘Unserious Guys’ As She Weds Her Man 2 Months After Meeting Him

A lady from Awgu, Enugu state who wedded two months after meeting her husband – has taken a swipe at ‘unserious’ guys. According to the beautiful lady identified as Rubby Nebechi Demian, any man that loves his partner will not hesitate in marrying her as she shaded those guys that love studying women as ‘a university course’ before getting married.

She revealed that she met her man on December 2017 and officially tied the knot on February this year.

President Buhari arrives in Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to troubled areas in the country.

The President is billed to visit Yobe to meet with families of 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, on February 19.

Akeredolu urges Senate to confirm Magu’s appointment as EFCC chairman

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has pleaded with the Senate to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).

Akeredolu, represented by his Deputy, Mr Agboola Ajayi, made the plea on Wednesday in Akure, while playing host to a team from the commission’s zonal headquarters, Benin Office.

Armless mathematics teacher writing with her teeth goes viral

Armless mathematics teacher writing with her teeth goes viral Lailasnews1

According to several reports, A mathematics teacher identified as Madam Enyonam has set the internet agog with her determination, selflessness and ability to empower children despite her disability. A hashtag that was started on Twitter, has led to the discovery of a female mathematics teacher, teaching her students by writing with her teeth because apparently, she had no arms.

A photo showed the picture of the teacher, believed to be called Madam Enyonam, teaching math without her arms because she had none. It is reported that she is a teacher at R/C Addo-Agyiri School.

Vincenzo Montella: Sevilla played ‘game of their lives’ at Manchester United

Vincenzo Montella says his Sevilla team played the “game of their lives” at Old Trafford to dump Manchester United out of the Champions League.

A 2-1 victory on Tuesday night was enough to send Sevilla into the quarter-finals, having drawn the home leg 0-0 three weeks ago.

Substitute Wissam Ben Yedder proved to be Sevilla’s hero on the night, scoring twice in five minutes before a late Romelu Lukaku goal.

Indonesian island to shut down mobile internet for ‘Day of Silence’

Mobile internet will be shut down across the Indonesian resort island of Bali during a local Hindu holiday when work or play is forbidden, an official said Wednesday.

Nyoman Sujaya, the head of Bali’s communications and information office, said cellular operators will switch off their internet services on Saturday in observance of Nyepi, or Day of Silence.

33 containers of Tramadol seized by NAFDAC operatives

NAFDAC operatives seize 33 containers of Tramadol lailasnews 3

About 33 containers of the banned drug, Tramadol has been confiscated by the The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control. According to the agency, the drugs were being conveyed to a yet-to-be-ascertained location in the country.

The NAFDAC Director-General, Prof Christiana Adeyeye, disclosed this in Abuja while speaking at the National Chemical Security Training Conference.

World famous scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

World famous renowned scientist Stephen Hawking dies at 76 lailasnews 3

Popular physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said.

The Briton was known for his work with black holes and relativity, and wrote several popular science books including A Brief History of Time.

Grandma and her daughter sell a day-old baby for N250,000

Grandma and her daughter sell a day-old baby for N250,000 lailasnews 2

A grandma and her daughter have been arrested after they sold a new born baby for N250,000.

The woman identified as Patience, 39 years and her daughter, Blessing Emmanuel, 22 years were reported to have sold the baby to one Ijeoma Okechukwu at Jakande Estate, Oshodi, Lagos.

26 year old man raped and murdered grandma of 72 years in her home

26 year old man raped and murdered grandma of 72 years lailasnews

A boy identified as Craig Keogh has been accused of raping a 72 year old grandma before killing her with a pillow in her homer, a court heard.

Jane Hings had been molested by the suspect during a drink and drug-fuelled attack in the early hours of September 24 last year.

Tears As Nigerian Man Is Allegedly Stabbed To Death By His Girlfriend In Italy (Photos)

A Nigerian man living in Italy identified as Evangelist Igg has reportedly lost his life in a most sad manner.

Benue Killings: Buhari Summons IG Over Breach Of Presidential Order

President Mohammodu Buhari has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to answer query as to why he breached a Presidential order to relocate to Benue following reported killings in the state.

It would be recalled that President Buhari had on Jan. 9 directed the Inspector-General to move to Benue with a view to check the reported cases of attacks on innocent citizens in the state.

Father Who Traveled To Bury Uncle, Loses Son To Police Bullet

A police sergeant attached to Badia Police Station has been accused of shooting to death a 16-year-old boy, Emmanuel Chukwu, at Ijora Badia area of Lagos. The incident occurred last Saturday. Father of the deceased, Mr. Uzor Chukwu, was said to have travelled to Ebonyi State to bury his uncle, while his son was shot dead by police in Lagos.

It was learnt that Emmanuel, who was a student of Randle Secondary School, Apapa, was at their apartment about 8a.m. at No, 7 Fadaina Street.

Super Eagles Coach Reveals Players Who Might Not Make The World Cup Team

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has dropped a strong hint that Plateau United goalie, Dele Ajiboye and Feirense starlet, Dele Alampasu will not be included in the 23-man roster for the 2018 World Cup. Rohr pointed out that Alampasu is inactive at his Portuguese club.

DPR seals 7 fuel stations in Rivers over pump price

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has sealed seven filling stations in Rivers State for selling above government-approved pump price of N145.

The sealed filling stations include Abesco on the Eastern By-Pass, Forte Oil in Ogbunabali, Sobaz in Ikwere Road and PatCoin Mgbougba.

Antonio Conte: Eden Hazard a different player from Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta

Antonio Conte claimed that Eden Hazard must start winning football’s biggest trophies if he is to bear comparison with a “genius of football” like Andres Iniesta.

Iniesta was a fitness doubt for Barcelona against Chelsea in the second leg of a tight Champions League round-of-16 tie at Camp Nou due to a hamstring injury, but Ernesto Valverde confirmed on Tuesday that the Spain international would be in the squad.

Saudi Arabia approves nuclear power programme policy

Saudi Arabia’s cabinet on Tuesday approved the kingdom’s policy on its atomic energy programme, the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The national policy limits all atomic development activities to peaceful purposes within the frameworks set by international conventions and legislation, the report said.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s coalition movement disowns SDP

Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) has denied insinuations that it has adopted the Social Democratic Party (SDP) as the political platform through which to realize its aspirations.

CNM is being promoted by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and claims to be a group of progressives, as well as, technocrats determined to provide Nigerians with an alternative, other than the two dominat political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

11-Year-Old Maid Strangles And Stabs 5-Year-Old Boy Placed In Her Care

An 11-year-old girl has been arrested for the death of a 5-year-old boy left in her care at a home in Okoloko street, Abule-Ado Shoba, Lagos state.

Ojiugo Ifechukwu Duru allegedly strangled Chikamso after the child’s mother left her with him and his younger brother while she went to her place of business which was close by.

Buhari ‘queries’ IGP for ‘flouting his order’ on Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari summoned Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, to the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday over his “breach of the order” to relocate to Benue following the killings in the state.
On January 9, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the inspector-general to move to Benue in order to check the reported cases of attacks in the state.

Ugandan MP advises Men to Beat their Wives

As a man, you need to discipline your wife,” Ugandan MP Onesimus Twinamasiko said on Ugandan national TV NTV.

Twinamasiko said this concerning the comments by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni who said men who beat women are cowards.

Jim Ovia is set to earn N7.95 billion in dividend this year

Chairman and Founder of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr Jim Ovia is expected to earn a whopping N7.95 billion in dividends for the financial year ended December 2017.
The billionaire is the single majority shareholder of Zenith Bank, Nigeria’s largest bank by Asset Base, owning directly about 2,946,199,395 out of the 31,396,493,787 ordinary shares available. This gives him a 9.38% interest in the bank.

Why President Buhari sacked General Boroh as presidential amnesty boss

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may have sacked Brigadier-General Paul Boroh (Rtd) as Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme over graft-related issues bothering on the embezzlement of funds meant for the programme.
Sources within the Presidency disclosed that Boroh was summoned to the Presidential Villa on Friday, last week over allegations leveled on him.

Commissioner warns DPOs against settling rape cases

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Murtala Mani, has warned Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state against ‘settling’ rape cases and sexual harassment of underaged girls.

Represented by the command’s spokesperson, Cordellia Nwawe, at a news conference in Sokoto on Tuesday, Mr. Mani said rape of underage girls was a crime against the state.
He said such cases could only be resolved in a competent court.

Man in court for allegedly forging Okonjo-Iweala’s letter

The Police on Tuesday arraigned one Obiejogo Azuka in an FCT High Court, Apo for forging a reference letter allegedly made by former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to gain employment.
Mr. Azuka is accused of using the alleged forged document to secure job with the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company.

We’ve restored stability in foreign exchange market - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari  yesterday said the government had restored stability to the foreign exchange market.
“We have restored stability in foreign exchange market and have recorded improvements in our foreign reserves which have grown from 24 billion US dollars in September 2016 to 42 billion US dollars by mid-February 2018 and now 46 billion US dollars.

2019 ambition pits lawmakers against governors

The governorship aspirations of many senators have pitched them against  governors and other party leaders in their states. As the polity prepares for next year’s general elections, RAYMOND MORDI and MUSA ODOSHIMOKHE examine the crises generated by the matter and the chances of the aspirants. 

Governors and senators are at loggerheads in many states. The bone of contention is next year’s governorship polls. Many senators want to succeed the governors in their states. But, the governors have their anointed candidates.

Buhari Does Not Know Everything About Nigeria’s Security – Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has disclosed that the president is not completely aware of everything going on in the country because he’s not “omniscient”.

The president’s spokesperson was reacting to the public outrage that has trailed the president’s public admission that he was ignorant of the fact that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, had not carried out his order to relocate to Benue State to stem the spate of violent attacks carried out by cattle herders.

Lady expresses shock at discovering her sister she raised is sleeping with her husband

Lady expresses shock at discovering her sister she raised is sleeping with her husband
It has been proven times without number that it is indeed a cruel world and pain is a burden to be carried by one in it….alone…or so is the case of a lady who is still in shock upon her recent but tough discovery.

Rather unfortunately too, nature cannot be cheated and in as much as one will be sorry for her, no one can help carry her burden.

Queens college alumna narrates how money for the containment of diarrhoea was embezzled

Below is a story of how an amount donated by alumnae of Queens College for the containment of diarrhoea in the school was embezzled by one of the alumnae.

There was a diarrhea outbreak last year in the school which rendered some of the students sick. It is reported that the outbreak was caused by the contaminated water sources in the school which contained various forms of E-Coli, and Salmonella, among other dangerous pathogens. The Lagos State Ministry of Health had to shut down the school till the situation was contained.