DRUNK POLICEMAN STABS 9 IN ONDO NIGHT CLUB

  Peter Dada, Akure No fewer than nine persons sustained various degrees of injuries when an allegedly drunk policeman, identified as Sgt. Taiwo Orisadare, allegedly stabbed nine persons at a club in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Friday. The policeman, attached to Area Commander’s office, Akure, allegedly stabbed the victims who were said to be young men at a popular club located at Alagbaka, GRA , Akure, during a brawl that ensued among them. According to an eyewitnesses, the policeman, who was allegedly drunk, started harassing the victims who…

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FIRST FEC: BUHARI APPROVES 15 ROADS WORTH 182 BIL NAIRA

President Muhammadu Buhari at the FEC meeting. Photo: Buhari Sallau via Insta   President Buhari at the maiden Federal Executive Council meeting of his renewed mandate, approved contracts for roads across Nigeria, worth over N182bn, Presidency has said. According to the information on the Instagram handle of a presidential aide, Buhari Sallau, the following are the approved road projects: 1. Lagos-Badagry expressroad to Benin Republic, at the cost of N15,297,762,234.22 2. Construction of two bridges at Kontagora-Rijau road at the cost of N1.12bn. 3. Construction of additional lane on Kano-Katsina…

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ZUWAIRA GAMBO ASSUMES OFFICE AS BORNO WOMEN AFFAIRS COMMISSIONER, UNDERTAKES FIRST ASSIGNMENT, SEE PICS

Sequel to the swearing in by HE Prof Babagana Umara Zulum, FNSE,mni, Executive Governor of Borno State of the three Commissioners who were away for Hajj when their colleagues took the oath of office, Hon. Zuwaira Gambo, Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development reported to her Ministry to enable her perform her first official duty of receiving a renovated building from the North East Regional Initiative (NERI). At the handing over ceremony of the affairs of the Ministry, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Hauwa Maimusa, supported by the six Directors…

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SOME JONATHAN MINISTERS CONTRIBUTED MONEY FOR BUHARI’S ELECTION ADOKE

Ex-president resisted intense pressures to use impeachment, emergency declaration to annex more states ahead of 2015 polls Olawale Olaleye Sizzling details of some of the behind-the-scene power games during the five years reign of former President Goodluck Jonathan are beginning to surface, one of which was how the former president had already signed himself into trouble with the Fourth Amendment Bill 2015, if not for the last minute intervention by his former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Bello Adoke. Apart from this, the former president…

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320 NIGERIANS RETURN FROM SOUTH AFRICA ON TUESDAY

Barring any hitch, another set of 320 Nigerians trapped in xenophobic attacks will arrive the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Tuesday September 17, 2019, The Nation has learnt. Towards a successful air lift, a Boeing 777 – 300 belonging to Air Peace and its crew will depart Lagos in the early hours for Oliver Tambo International Airport. This will be the second batch Nigerians to be evacuated after 187 Nigerians arrived Lagos last week. Confirming this on phone, Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, said the airline was working with…

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ICE PRINCE IN SEARCH FOR A SUPERWOMAN

Ice Prince Nigerian rapper and Chocolate City co-executive, Ice Prince Zamani is desperately in search superwoman. The singer made this known via his Twitter handle on Sunday, asking how fans to point him to the direction where he could find one. Just a day, his colleague, Davido announced his engagement to his long term pregnant girlfriend, Chioma to the admiration of his fans, friends, and co-stars. Ice Prince was one of the celebrities who congratulated Chioma and Davido, and it appears he too has been beaten by the true love/marriage bug and…

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COMBINE SECURITY FORCES STATIONED IN MY HOME- NNAMDI KANU

  Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kalu, claims that “a combined security forces” besieged his country home in Isiama Afara-Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State. He said the incident happened on Saturday. The Police said the claim was absolutely untrue. On his Twitter handle @MaziNnamdiKanu, the IPOB leader had tweeted: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu@MaziNnamdiKanu The Fulani assassins in a white Toyota Hilux loitering in front of my house in Isiama-Afaraukwu tonight better retrace their steps. Whoever sent them will be exposed and held accountable. The…

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MINISTERS FIGHT OVER WHO SHOULD HEAD NDDC

Amaechi Wants Dokubo Retained .Sylva Schemes For Tompolo’s Man Less than one month after their inauguration as members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), two of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Ministers, Rotimi Amaechi (Transport) and Timipre Sylva (State, Petroleum) are in a supremacy battle. The two ministers, both former governors from the oil rich Niger Delta region, are scheming to install their cronies as the head of the Presidential Amnesty Office. As this development unfolded, it remained unclear if President Buhari would relieve the current occupier of the office, Professor Charles…

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9.6BIL DOLLAR JUDGEMENT DEBT: NIGERIANS WANT EX- CJN BELGORE PUNISHED FOR BETRAYING THE COUNTRY

$9.6bn P&ID Judgment Debt: Nigerians want former CJN Belgore punished for betraying country Premium Times Nigeria / Adejumo kabir / 4 hours ago Following PREMIUM TIMES report that exposed how former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Alfa Belgore, helped British firm, Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID), to secure the arbitral award of $9.6 billion (N3.2 trillion) against his country, Nigerians have taken to social media to express shock at the revelation and are demanding that the former CJN is made to answer for his role. Mr Belgore, who was head of the Supreme Court between 2006…

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FAKE EFCC OFFICIAL ARRESTED IN LAGOS

The police in Lagos have arrested a 29-year-old man who allegedly paraded himself as an operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The suspect was identified as Emeka Emmanuel and was arrested on Saturday by the Ojo police division. Bala Elkana, the Lagos police spokesperson, revealed this in a statement on Sunday. According to Mr Elkana, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, the suspect defrauded a number of people under the pretense that he would get them a job at the EFCC. The latest victim was identified as Olaposi Semiu, a…

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