Thursday, 20 August 2015

I never knew vandalising pipelines is a criminal offence - 30yr-old suspect

A 30 year old suspected member of a syndicate vandalising pipelines of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Jamiu Ajani, said yesterday he did not know selling petrol obtained from vandalized pipelines was a crime.

The syndicate was intercepted by the task force at Owode area of Ikorodu in a Chevrolet truck, while transporting the stolen products to buyers in various parts of Lagos State.
Ajani was arrested alongside his accomplices, Demola Lawrence and Raymond, by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Task Force on Pipeline Vandalism, which recovered 300 units of 50-litre jerry cans loaded with premium motor spirit, PMS, from them.

Probe Tinubu, Fashola! Bode George tells President Buhari

PDP Chieftain Bode George has asked President Buhari to probe the administrations of former Lagos state governors, Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Fashola. In a statement released yesterday August 19th, Bode George said Buhari cannot claim to be fighting corruption and not investigate the circumstances surrounding the controversial N78 million website.
 "We are living in a very interesting time. There is an air of repugnancy everywhere most specifically in my state where the immoral stench and the dark odium of Mr. Babatunde Fashola’s administration is daily being unearthed.

Omotola Jalade son turns 17 today, mum sends special message via Twitter

To celebrate her budding music producer son, Captain E, who turns 17 today, the actress shared this photo and wrote;
"Happy birthday@iamcaptainE ! I have not met a young person as Hardworking as this kid. I was an early starter myself , started working at age 15/16 but mine was out of

Indian brothers decapitated their sister over affair with cousin

2 Indian brothers decapitated their teenage sister and paraded her severed head through their village because they disapproved of her 'romantic relationship' with one of their cousins.

Several people watched in horror as Phool Jehan, 17, was dragged out of her house, severely beaten and beheaded by her 2 brothers this past Monday. They however, did not tell the police what had happened.

Wednesday, 19 August 2015

Comedian AY joins the league of the G-Wagoners...

Comedian and movie producer AY Makun turned a year older today August 19th and bought himself a brand new G-Wagon as birthday present. Happy birthday to him. More photos...

My husband do have sex with various women inside his church, wife tells court

Mrs. Doris Oseni,42, told a Customary Court in Ondo town, Ondo State, that she caught her husband of 12 years, Prophet Femi Oseni, on the floor of the church office, having sex with another woman who is also an evangelist in the church, hence asked the court for the dissolution of their marriage on the grounds of adultery.

25year old man caught with N48million Cash, another with 79bags of weed - NDLEA

25-year-old John Okafor was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for being in possession of N48m cash. It was learnt that the suspect was apprehended with the money on the Abaji-Abuja Expressway on Monday by the anti-narcotic officials who were on a routine patrol.
He was said to be one of the  the passengers of a commercial bus coming from Onitsha, Anambra State, when he was arrested.

CBN bars foreign firms from printing cheques for Nigerian banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has denied accreditation to foreign printers who hitherto printed cheque books for some Nigerian banks. In a circular released, yesterday, entitled: “Circular to deposit money banks, cheque printers and other stakeholders on the accreditation of cheque printers for 2015/2016″ and signed by Director, Banking and Payment Systems Department, Dipo Fatokun, the Central bank said it has duly notified all accredited printers and issued certificates to them.

Photos: Jidalights Events gives you the dream event you want to bring to life

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[MUSIC] Fast rising Christian Music Star, 'CENTSONIA', releases new album ‘Jehovah Praise’

CENTSONIA displaying her new album 'Jehovah Praise'

We come into the world and while we live, we embark upon a series of activities, absorbing experience, which enables us to formulate a philosophy of life to chart our courses of action; but then we are mortal. Nevertheless, our imprints remain a guide to those of the living, who may need guidance either as a warning on the vanity of human wishes; or an encouragement, or both. In this interview with News-Portal Magazine, Mrs Sonia Omagbon who just launched her third album, was able to point out the challenges that face Christian musicians and how to overcome them. Excerpts:

Friday, 14 August 2015

Photo: One chance robbery suspects apprehended in Abuja

The Nigeria police have arrested a robbery syndicate made up of one female and three male persons. (pictured above). The gang specializes in one chance robbery of innocent citizens within the FCT. Below is the press statement from the police...

Crashed helicopter's black box found - NAIB

Nigeria's Accident Investigation Bureau this evening announced that they have finally recovered the Black Box of the Bristow helicopter that crashed into the Lagos lagoon on Wednesday August 12t

Thursday, 13 August 2015

OMG! 4 died as passenger helicopter plunged into Lagos lagoon

Below is a press statement from the Lagos State Police Command. Read below...
Following a distress call received from Local Divers at about 3:10 pm today, 12th August, 2015, that a Helicopter plunged into the Lagos Lagoon at Oworonshoki, a

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Tragedy as woman slashes 3month old son's throat

Police say they have arrested a woman suspected of killing her 3-month-old baby by slashing his throat in a cemetery chapel in a small central Spanish town.

Monday, 10 August 2015

Why I killed my girlfriend after 3 rounds of sex

30 year old Richard Effiok, confessed to stabbing his girlfriend after three rounds of sex  on Monday.
Effiok, who identified his deceased girlfriend as  23 year old Bassey Udoh, said the incident happened on May 22, 2015, at Nelson Mandela Street in Calabar, Cross River State.

ATM: No more 150k but 60k per day - CBN

In the new arrangement, all ATMs that were enabled for domestic and foreign transactions have been restructured to limit Naira cash withdrawal at ATMs from N150,000 per day to N60,000 per day while foreign currency is $300 per day.

Tragic! Imo state NSCDC officers killed man of 26years accidentally

26-year-old Okechuku Izuchukwu Iwuchukwu, a tricycle (keke) operator, allegedly died in the hands of some men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Orji, Imo state.

Saturday, 8 August 2015

Jealous ex-boyfriend bathe girl with acid

The Lagos state police have arrested a 30-year-old factory worker, Paul Nwokobia, for an acid attack, which has left his former gf, Rosemary, a 23-year-old caterer, badly disfigured.
It was learnt that for many years, Nwokobia, a Delta State indigene and

Thursday, 6 August 2015

ISIS executes 19 girls for refusing to have sex with fighters

According to reports, ISIS members executed 19 women for refusing to have sex with its fighters. A Kurdish official claimed that the women were being held hostage in Mosul, Iraq, when they were rounded up and shot dead this week for refusing to be sex slaves to ISIS fighters.
"They were put to death because they refused to 'participate in the practice of sexual jihad,' a spokesman for the Kurdish Democratic Party in Mosul told Iraqi News

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Another Lecturer rapes 18- year-old female seeking admission in Unilag

A part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, Afeez Baruwa, has been arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly raping an 18-year-old girl, identified as Caroline (not her real name).

It was learnt that the victim, who was reportedly raped inside a study room, was seeking admission into the University.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Very Graphics: Man crushed by train in Makurdi yesterday

 A man was crushed by a train in Makurdi, Benue state yesterday evening. *Warning* See the very graphic pics after the cut...

How some teens attack shops, stab 3 to death in Oyingbo, Lagos State

There was pandemonium on Freeman and Borno streets in the Oyingbo area of Lagos State when teenagers, armed with cutlasses and knives, attacked and looted shops, while some traders were injured in the area.
It was learnt that the teenagers, on the fateful day went to Old Apapa Road, Oyingbo, and stabbed three persons to death on Saturday. During the 30 mins attack on the two streets, the teenagers, who

Photos: VP Osinbajo to commission Dangote cement factory in Ndola, Zambia

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived Zambia yesterday for a one day visit where he will be joining the Zambian president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu to commission a 1.5Mt Dangote Cement plant and 30MW coal-fired power plant in Ndola, Zambia. Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole and some

Photos: Another fuel tanker involved in a ghastly accident along Ikorodu road

A fuel tanker carrying petroleum product was involved in a ghastly accident at Mobil junction close to Anthony bustop along the busy Ikorodu road this morning. Petroleum products spilled all over the road but thankfully no one died in the incident. Fire service and LASTMA officials are already at the scene to contain the situation. See more photo...

OMG!!! Photos of a newborn abandoned and found stuck head-first down a toilet

A newborn baby was rescued from inside a Beijing public toilet after her mother gave birth and walked away.

The child became stuck, head-first, down the pipe of the toilet, and was discovered by the police after members of the public called them to say they could hear a baby crying.

Political Magic! How Jonathan raised fuel subsidy from N300bn to N1.9trn – Amaechi

Former Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of increasing the country’s subsidy claim from N300 billion to N1.9trillion all by himself during his administration.
He said: 
“The fuel subsidy was N300 billion under former President Olusegun Obasanjo and it remained the same under late President  Yar’Adua. Within 6 months under President

How Burundian Journalist and AFP correspondent were arrested and beaten up

According to Esdras Ndikumana, (pictured above), who is a reporter with AFP, he was taking photos at the scene of the assassination of Burundian top general on Sunday in the capital Bujumbura when he was arrested by members of the National Intelligence Service (SNR) and taken to their office where he was subjected to severe beatings on his back, legs and the soles of his feet. They also broke his finger. He was later released and hospitalized...

OMG! 5 children died after SUV they were in rolled into a pond

Five children drowned after an SUV they were traveling in plunged into a pond near a temple in Bihar, East India yesterday Monday August 3rd. Of the deceased, three are girls and two boys, aged between eight and twelve. The heart-breaking incident took place at Brahmpur village in western Bihar’s Buxur district.

Governor Ambode approved and appoints 19 new permanent secretaries in the SPS

Press statement from Lagos state government
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of 19 new Permanent Secretaries in the State Public Service. In a statement issued on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, the appointments are in line with the Governor’s drive to restructure the civil service for efficient performance and service delivery. The development is also coming on the heels of the streamlining of some

9yr old Kaiser Carlile dies after being accidentally struck in the head with a bat in Kansas

Kaiser Carlile, the bat boy for the Liberal Bee Jays summer baseball team in Liberal, Kansas, was struck in the head with a bat as a player took practice swings during a game against the San Diego Waves on Saturday August 1st. Carlile, who was wearing a helmet, immediately slumped. He was rushed to the hospital where he died the following day. The bat had pierced through his helmet.

The team president Nathan McCaffrey announced the sad news in a statement yesterday, on Sunday

Nigeria Senators, Businessmen, politicians, others make list of chronic bank debtors

Nigerian Deposit Money Banks on Monday continued with the policy of naming and shaming their delinquent debtors with further publication of the names of firms and their directors whose loans have become non-performing for more than one year.

While nine banks published the names of the loans defaulters on Monday, four banks released the lists of their chronic debtors, owing a total of N143.81bn, on Tuesday. The four banks are First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Access Bank Plc, Diamond Bank Plc and Unity Bank Plc.
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