Saturday, 19 January 2019

Atiku Reacts To Fresh Bank PHB Corruption Allegations By FG, Calls It 'Cock And Bull Story'

Mr Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has reacted to fresh corruption allegations made by the federal government.
Premium Times reports that, Mr Abubakar in a statement on Friday, dismissed as ‘cock and bull story’, the allegation by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Friday, that he (Atiku) has a case to answer over the collapse of Platinum Habib Bank, Bank PHB.

Woman Stabs Female Neighbour To Death In Lagos

A violent woman has been arrested for stabbing her neighbour to death, following a verbal exchange. The sad incident happened at Oke Ira axis of Ajah, Lagos. According to other neighbours, the suspect, identified as Uche, is in the habit of verbally assaulting her co-tenants.

Two Brothers Among 6 Yahoo Boys Arrested By The EFCC, Exotic Cars And N300m Duplex Recovered

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six suspected Internet fraudsters in separate raids carried out at various times across a number of locations in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

Nigerian Businessman Accused Of Rape Kills Himself After Posting Suicide Note On Twitter

Michael Asiwaju, the founder of Asiwaju Royal Furniture in Ojo, Lagos, who is popularly known as Mike Cash, has taken his own life following several r*pe allegations against him. 

Friday, 18 January 2019

Moment President Buhari Erroneously Calls APC Governorship Candidate In Delta ‘Presidential Candidate’ (See Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari caused a stir on social media yesterday when he erroneously referred to the governorship candidate of his party as the ‘presidential candidate’. 

APC Suspends Governor Okorocha For Anti-Party Activities

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State has suspended the Imo State Governor, Anayo Rochas Okorocha for gross anti-party activities with immediate effect, DailyTrust reports.

Drama In Court As 8 Robbers On Death Sentence Threaten Judge, Attack Journalists

There was drama yesterday, at the premises of the Adamawa State High Court, Yola State, when eight convicted armed robbers went wild, assaulting warders, journalists and any other person in sight, a Vanguard report has shown.

Presidential Candidate Of The PDP, Atiku Abubakar Arrives US After 12 Years (Photos/Video)

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday arrived the United States ending a 12-year deprivation of visa to a country in which he once lived and owned properties.

Court Suspends Judgement On Rapist As Pregnant Victim Dies In Accident

Tragedy struck on the Benin-Auchi Expressway in Edo State on Wednesday after a 17-year-old pregnant rape victim, her uncle, an advocacy officer identified as Promise Ezekiel, and their driver, Paul Opashe, were killed in a road crash.

Man Duped Of N12m For Non-Existent Job In Aso Rock Clinic

Two individuals have allegedly fraudulently obtained N12m from one Oniye Wunmi on the pretext that they wanted to help him secure employment in State House Clinic, Abuja. Consequently, the Police on Thursday arraigned one Ogugua Christian in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over the allegation.

Oshiomhole To Politicians: Once You Join The APC, All Your Sins Are Forgiven

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has said sins are forgiven when politicians join the ruling party. He made this statement on Thursday while welcoming new members to the party, at the APC presidential campaign in Benin.

OMG! Nursing Mother Cuts 10-Year-Old Maid With Razor Blade For Stealing Baby’s Milk

A nursing mother, Folake Ogunrinu, has been arrested by operatives of the Oyo State Police Command for allegedly lacerating her 10-year-old maid with a razor blade in the Sanyo area of Ibadan.

Punch Metro gathered that the suspect, who had accused the victim of stealing her baby’s milk, in a bid to discipline her, subjected the girl to torture by allegedly using a razor blade to lacerate her on the back and hand, leaving the girl with severe injuries.

Ghanaian Investigative Journalist Who Exposed Massive Corruption Shot Dead (Photo)

A Ghanaian undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital Accra, police said Thursday.

Teenager Who Planned To Sell Woman's Underwear To Ritualist For N80,000 Lands In Police Net

The Police in Anambra, on Thursday said they had arrested a teenager for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear for ritual purposes, NAN reports. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Haruna Mohammed, a Superintendent of Police, said in Awka that the suspect, 19, was apprehended on January 11 in Onitsha.

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Travel Agent In Trouble For Engaging In N18m Visa Scam (Photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office, on January 15, 2019 arraigned Iheanacho Chikendu before Justice D.E. Osiagor of the Federal High Court, sitting in Umuahia, Abia State on a 10-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N18,782,000 (Eighteen Million, Seven Hundred and Eighty-Two Thousand Naira) only.

SAD! Nigerian Soldier Dies Of Lassa Fever In Jos

Major General Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated, The Nation has reported. The directive was given following the death of a non-commissioned senior officer in the cantonment from Lassa fever.

Celebrity Couple, Simi And Adekunle Gold Chronicle Their Love Story In New Song 'Promise' (Video)

Music stars and celebrity couple Adekunle Gold and Simi have released a new song ‘Promise’ chronicling their love story. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Adekunle Gold announced the song and video release on Thursday amidst the anticipation of their joint album.

First Bank Targets Single NPL Ratio By Year End

It is no doubt that one of the financial institutions with huge bad loans is First Bank Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of FBN Holdings Plc. However, the management of the lender is working tirelessly to ensure the non-performing loan (NPL) ratio of the company is cut from double-digits to a single digit.

Unbelievable! Two Church Security Guards Steal Pastor's Daughter's Pants In Ondo (Photo)

According to a report by Nigerian Tribune, two Church security guards were on Wednesday, arrested by the men of the Ondo state police command over the disappearance of two underwear belonging to the daughter of the clergy in charge of the church.

NNPC Is A Mafia Organisation, I Will Privatise It - Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said on Wednesday that he would privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation if elected, describing the state-owned oil firm as a “mafia organisation.”