Friday, 9 March 2018

CRIME: Thief caught on CCTV in Ikeja Village stealing phones

A phone thief who was captured in a viral CCTV footage currently circulating on the internet has disclosed that he was propelled to steal an iPhone 8S in a retail outlet in Ikeja because of the need to pay his school fees.
The suspect, Timilehin Olaniyi, who was captured in a trending CCTV footage disclosed that he was desperate to pay his school tuition fee of N80,000, hence he stole the iPhone 8S.
Olaniyi, a 200 level student of DS Adegbenro ICT College, Ogun State noted that he was in Computer Village, Ikeja on 16th February, 2018 in the morning to dispose off an iPhone 5s given to him by his course mate to enable him raise money for his school fees.

NEWS: We will arrest the vicious cycle of violence in Nigeria - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to arrest the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country. Speaking Thursday in Jos, Plateau State at a Town Hall meeting in the course of his two-day official visit to the state, President Buhari who also launched the Plateau State Roadmap to Peace, congratulated the Governor for uniting the people of the state.

“I wish to encourage your Excellency to continue with the good work you are doing, and I wholeheartedly congratulate you for uniting the people of Plateau State. I am indeed quite impressed with gains and successes recorded in the area of conflict management and peace-building, which has returned this state to the path of relative peace. Let me express

NEWS: Hospital belonging to self acclaimed doctor sealed by NAPTIP for issuing certificates to kidnappers

 Photos: NAPTIP seals hospital belonging to self acclaimed doctor who issues certificates to cartel involved in kidnapping and sale of babies

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sealed up HeathLink Hospital and Maternity Complex at Green gate Estate Nkwele Ezunaka in Obosi, Anambra State.
The hospital belong to a self acclaimed Doctor Ossi Odili who reportedly issues certificate to a cartel suspected to be involved in kidnapping and sale of babies across the country.

CRIME: Nigerian man, one other arrested in the U.S. for alleged involvement in financial scam

 Nigerian man, one other arrested in the U.S. for alleged involvement in financial scam

Eagle police arrested a 38-year-old Nigerian man, Babajide Ayowole Ogunnubi, on felony racketeering and theft charges for his part in a classified ad scam involving a local newspaper and a Walmart in Beaumont, Texas.
Ogunnubi allegedly convinced Linda Lazard Franks, 56, of Beaumont, to sign for money orders and other financial transactions and then give the money to him.
Franks told Eagle police that Ogunnubi told her that he had lots of friends in the Houston and Beaumont areas who would send money to him.

CRIME: [Photo] Notorious pipeline vandal arrested by Police in Bayelsa State

Photo: Police arrest notorious pipeline vandal in Bayelsa State

The Bayelsa State Police Command on Tuesday, arrested a suspected cult member and pipeline vandal, Temona Boleigha Alison.
The Spokesman for the command, DSP Asinim Butswats, who confirmed the arrest, said Alison’s arrest was made possible due to a tip to the state’s Strike Force, a team specialised in tracking down wanted criminals.
Alison, said to be a member of a crime syndicate, has been linked to the vandalism of

Thursday, 8 March 2018

CRIME: [Photos] 48 suspected gangs of kidnappers/armed robbers alongside other criminals paraded by CSP Jimoh Moshood

Parade of 48 suspected gangs of kidnappers/armed robbers alongside other criminals by CSP Jimoh Moshood

Suspected gangs of kidnapperd/armed robbers, cattle rustlers and car snatchers terrorizing FCT-Niger -  Kaduna - Plateau - Katsina - Nasarawa - Zamfara states alongside locally made prohibited firearms fabricating gang, were arrested and paraded by Bosso Division Public Relation Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood on 7th March, 2018. 
See photos and the press release after the cut...

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

BREAKING: [Graphic Photos] Fulani herdsmen reportedly invade Ebonyi Community, kill scores

Graphic Photos: Fulani herdsmen reportedly invade Ebonyi Community, kill scores including a child

Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Tuesday, invaded Eche Alike Ikwo in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi state, killing unconfirmed number of people. Several others were wounded in the attack. Graphic photos after the cut...

SAD: [Photos] 5-year-old boy, his younger brother set ablaze by their house help in Anambra State

Photos: 5-year-old boy dies, his younger brother fighting for life after being set ablaze by their minor house help in Anambra State

A five-year-old boy, Ekene, set ablaze along with his younger brother, Ebuka, passed away yesterday night in Awka, Anambra State capital. Ebuka is currently fighting for life at the hospital.
According to their uncle, Kingsley Ubani, the boys were set ablaze by their househelp three weeks ago for no reason. He wrote:

CRIME: EFCC re-arraigns former Kwara State INEC secretary, Christian Nwosu on charges of accepting gratification

EFCC re-arraigns former Kwara State INEC secretary,?Christian Nwosu on charges of accepting gratification

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today re-arraigned a former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Administrative Secretary in Kwara State, Christian Nwosu on charges of accepting gratification.  

Nwosu was charged alongside Tijani Bashir, as well as former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke who is still at large and one Yisa Adedoyin, who was earlier convicted, after pleading guilty.  Nwosu had earlier pleaded guilty to receiving N30 million bribe to rig the 2015 general election results.

EFCC had accused the defendants of conspiring to directly take possession of N264,880.000 which they reasonably ought to have known forms part of an unlawful act,

NEWS: [Photos] President Buhari receives FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of Russia 2018

Photos: President Buhari receives FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of Russia 2018

Recently, President Buhari received the FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of the 2018 Football World Cup billed to hold in Russia.
The CHAN Super Eagles Team and Bobsleigh Winter Olympic Team were also present at the State House alongside Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Minister of Sports Solomon Dalung, FIFA representative France Christian Karembeu, President Coca-Cola West Africa Mr Peter Njonjo and Chairman House Committee on Sports Hon. Godfrey Gaiya.
More photos after the cut...

NEWS: U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson announces $533m humanitarian assistance for Nigeria, others

United States Secretary of State, Rex Tllerson, has announced an additional $533 million assistance to Nigeria and other countries facing famine, food insecurity and conflicts in Africa.  
Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and countries in the Lake Chad basin will also benefit from the humanitarian assistance.  Tillerson said; “today I’m announcing $533 million in additional humanitarian assistance to fight famine and food insecurity and address other needs resulting from conflicts in Somalia, South Sudan, Ethiopia, and the Lake Chad Basin. The alarming levels of hunger in these areas are largely man-made, as conflicts erupt and people flee their homes.  “Under these conditions, people cannot produce crops and often

PERSONALITY: I lost N2b monthly due to Apapa traffic gridlock - Africa richest man, Dangote

The Management of Dangote Group says its sugar and salt companies lose about N2 billion monthly to the perennial traffic gridlocks on Apapa Port roads  every month.  The company’s traffic Manager, Mr  Mohammadu Rabiu, revealed this at a stakeholders meeting called at the instance of the Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy in Lagos.  

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting was aimed a finding a lasting solution to the chaotic traffic situation in the area.  Rabiu said that the company was losing

Monday, 5 March 2018

PERSONALITY: Boko Haram have abducted far more people than ever before under President Buhari's Administration - Reno Omokri

According to reno Omokri, Boko Haram have abducted far more people under Buhari than ever before.
In his words, 'they abducted #DapchiGirls, Police women, Unimaid lecturers, NNPC staff and now United Nations staff. Yet Buhari claimed he defeated Boko Haram'.
See his tweets after the cut...

CRIME: 22 Nigerian youths involved in Internet fraud arrested by Ghanaian Police

Ghanaian police authorities have arrested 22 Nigerians for allegedly engaging in cyber-crime, known in local parlance as “Yahoo Yahoo”.
According to Citi News, the police also arrested a Ghanaian taxi driver believed to be an accomplice. They were nabbed at their hideout at Oyarifa in Accra.

POLITICS: The exit of Jerry Gana and Tunde Adeniran is not a threat to PDP - Gov. Dickson

Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson has said PDP is a national asset owned by all Nigerians, and not by any individual.

The Governor in a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo in Yenagoa on Sunday, also described Professors Jerry Gana and Tunde Adeniran as icons of democracy and leaders of progressive politics in the PDP and the country, stressing that they must be wooed back to the PDP fold.  

Dickson who is also the Chairman of PDP Reconciliation Committee believed, while the leaders of the party are important stakeholders in the scheme of things, the the real

CRIME: 27-year-old man stabs father to death and mother for refusing to buy him a motorcycle

The Anambra state police command have arrested 27-year-old man, Ifeanyi Oguejiofor, pictured above, for stabbing his father, Osita Oguejiofor, to death for refusing to buy a new motorcycle for him. Ifeanyi, who is a commercial motorcycle rider, also stabbed his mother, Mrs. Josephine Oguejiofor, several times with the same kitchen knife after killing his father, but she survived and was rushed to the hospital. The attack on his father, who was a trailer driver, and his mother, said to be a spiritualist (Ezenwanyi), took place at 8am last Saturday February 3rd.
It was also gathered that Ifeanyi, after stabbing his father to death, stabbed his mother and, thinking that she was dead, he stabbed himself in a bid to commit suicide but his mother

ENTERTAINMENT: Full lists of OSCAR 2018 winners

Last night, the The 90th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. United States with Jimmy Kimmel as the host.

From Frances McDormand's rousing speech to 'The Shape of Water' taking home the big prize, the 90th Academy Awards was filled with excitement for the movies and a celebration of women and equality.

See the full list of winners after the cut...

POLITICS: Christians & Southerners really benefited from President Buhari's appointment - VP Yemi Osinbanjo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has debunked claims that appointments made by President Buhari are in favour of the north. In an interview with a group of journalists and social media practitioners in Lagos on Friday, the vice president dismissed allegations of nepotism against the Buhari Administration.

The transcript of the interview was on Sunday released to State House correspondents by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity where the vice president noted that Buhari's cabinet comprised 20 Christians and 18 Muslims.  

Osinbajo said while four of the five southeastern states had substantive ministers while seven northern states had ministers of state. He said there were  people who did not know

POLITICS: We will defect to PDP ahead 2019 election if care is not taken - Aggrieved APC Members

There are strong indications that there could be a mass defection in the Lagos chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress ahead of the 2019 elections. The mass defection is being spearheaded by some aggrieved members of the party over the recent endorsement of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for second term and Remi Tinubu for third term in the Senate.

The aggrieved members, who described the endorsement as "a unilateral decision", are mainly from the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and the All Nigeria Peoples Party(ANPP), which merged with the ACN faction to form the current APC in Lagos state.

It will be recalled that at a meeting of the Lagos Central Senatorial District Leadership Forum held at Victoria Island, Lagos a week ago, Prince Tajudeen Olusi (OON) endorsed

Saturday, 3 March 2018

NEWS: Nigerians angry with President Buhari for attending a wedding in Kano state today and not visiting Dapchi community

Nigerians call out President Buhari for attending a wedding in Kano state today and not visiting Benue or Dapchi community

Today, President Buhari is in Kano State to attend the wedding ceremony of Governor Ajimobi’s son who is getting married to Governor Ganduje’s daughter.
Nigerians on social media are however criticising the president who is yet to visit Benue State after the string of Fulani herdsmen killings and Dap’chi where several Nigerians have been killed and kidnapped in recent weeks.
See all the reactions after the cut...
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