CULTURE AND COLOR AS OBA OF BENIN IS CROWNED TOMORROW, SEE COLOURFUL PICS

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The great Benin Kingdom is known for having preserved its cultural heritage and guarded it jealously over the years. Below are some very strange pictures from the coronation ceremony of the new Oba. It was obtained from a dialogue with a source in Benin, that the festivities which is full of pomp and pageantry, are […]

OKOROCHA SLAMS VOICE OF NIGERIA BOSS: YOU ARE NOT APC SPOKESMAN FOR OUR ZONE, STOP YOUR NOISE

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The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has pleaded with the leadership of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to call to order the Director General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr Osita Okechukwu over comment capable of running down his government. Okorocha made this appeal Yesterday in Owerri through a release made available to newsmen by […]

UMANA UMANA REPLIES JUSTICE OKORO’S ALLEGATIONS OF OFFERING BRIBE FOR JUDICIAL VICTORY IN 2015 AKWA IBO GUBER ELECTION

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The 2015 All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Umana Okon Umana, on Wednesday dismissed claim by one of the arrested judges, Justice John Okoro, saying he and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi attempted to bribe him. Justice Okoro, one of the judges arrested by the Department of State Services, DSS, […]

READ GOV FAYOSE’S REACTION TO BANIKORO’S CLAIM OF GIVING HIM 5.377BILLION

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The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the voluntary return of ex-minister Musiliu Obanikoro to Nigeria as “dramatic and compromised,” following the latter’s alleged confessions to the anti-graft agency, EFCC. Mr. Fayose said he will not be distracted by Mr. Obanikoro’s reported confessions that he transferred N2.3billion to the Ekiti leader from the Office […]

THREE MEN MADE PHOTOCOPIES OF NAIRA NOTES AND TOOK THEM TO THE BANK, READ WHAT HAPPENED NEXT

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Operatives of the Rumuepirikom Division of the Rivers State Police Command, on October 18, 2016, arrested three suspected fraudsters in connection with circulating fake currency notes. They are Andrew Ogah ‘m’, Ozoemena Okeke ‘m’, and Helen Ozoemena Okeke ‘f’. They have photocopied N500 and N1000 denomination notes of Nigeria currencies and were arrested when Mr. […]

EFCC INVESTIGATING SOME SERVING GOVERNORS FROM SOUTH EAST FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is investigating 522 cases in the South-East. The EFCC zonal head, South-East zone, Mr. Johnson Babalola, said this while addressing journalists in Enugu on Wednesday. Giving a summary of the Commission’s activities in the South-East, Babalola said some companies linked to serving governors in the zone are […]

POLICE AIG ZONE 11 REVEALS HOW TO KNOW WHETHER POLICEMEN YOU MEET ON THE HIGHWAY ARE ON ILLEGAL DUTY

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Mr Dan Bature, an Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) of Police in Charge of Zone 11 comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo states, says any policeman checking vehicle particulars on the highways is on illegal duty. Bature said this on Wednesday in Ibadan during a two-day familiarisation visit to Oyo State. He said that the duty of the […]

KIDNAPPERS GANG CAUGHT AS THEY WITHDRAW RANSOM FROM BANK IN PORT HARCOURT

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Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Rivers State Police Command have smashed a kidnap gang responsible for numerous kidnap cases in Eleme area of the state. Acting on a tip-off, the operatives were able to arrest stanley Mgbiri ‘m’, Mkpowu Blessing ‘m’, and Micheal Hope ‘f’, who are serial kidnappers terrorizing the axis. The […]

REAL REASONS NUC SCRAPPED DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES IN UNIVERSITIES

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The Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) says it has scrapped the sub-degree diploma programmes in the Nigerian university system. The commission said it arrived at the decision after a meeting with Abubakar Rasheed, executive secretary and vice chancellors of federal, state and private universities in the country. The meeting held from October 10 to 12. “The […]

NAFDAC ARRESTS MAN WHO PRODUCES FAKE PEAK MILK

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THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has arrested a 56-year-old man, Christopher Nnabuihe, for selling faked Peak Milk. The suspect, who lives at 42, Cameroun Road in Calabar, Cross River State, has confessed to the crime. A NAFDAC statement made available to Southern City News on Tuesday quoted Nnabuihe as confessing […]