I AM STILL LAGOS CP SAYS OWOSENI

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State , Mr Fatai Owoseni , on Wednesday said he was not aware of the appointment of a new police commissioner for the state . Owoseni told newsmen at the Lagos State Police Command , Ikeja , that he was yet to receive any directive concerning a new police commissioner in the state . “ When we get the information , we will let you know , ” Owoseni told journalists , in reaction to reports of his reassignment , which was published by…

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UBER DRIVER NEARLY JUMPS INTO LAGOON IN LAGOS OVER N90K DEBT, SEE PICS

A Uber driver, identified as Hammed Olojo, 31 was on Sunday afternoon restrained by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad on patrol of Third Mainland Bridge from jumping into the Lagoon. Olojo, who drove himself to the Third mainland Bridge in a Uber Toyota Corolla saloon car had written a short note and left it in the car when he was retrained by the officers who monitored him a while before walking up to him. Olojo, an ex – convict, drove the grey Corolla with the registration number EKY 312…

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KEBBI BEGINS MASSIVE SOYA BEANS PRODUCTION

Kebbi begins massive soya beans production By Ismail Adebayo, Birnin Kebbi | Publish Date: Aug 24 2017   Kebbi begins massive soya beans production Some top government officials and royal fathers on the entourage of the state deputy governor were seen inspecting harvested soya beans at one of the farms in Danko Wasagu Kebbi State appears to be charting another path to economic prosperity through soya beans production. The state, known for its breakthrough in rice production, is collaborating with a private company in Lagos and has engaged over 30,…

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FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACK OLU FALAE’S FARM AGAIN, DESTROY MULTI-MILLION NAIRA CROPS

Some suspected Fulani herdsmen on Monday attacked the farm of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation , Chief Olu Falae , at Ilado village in the Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State , destroying some crops worth millions of naira . The Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio -cultural group , Afenifere , Mr . Yinka Odumakin, disclosed this to journalists in Akure after the monthly meeting of the association, held at the residence of the leader of the group , Chief Reuben Fasoranti on…

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NIGERIAN GOVT RUBBISHING HUMAN RIGHTS, MUST PRODUCE CITIZENS SECRETLY DETAINED-AMNESTY INT’L

Global rights group, Amnesty International, AI, has accused the Nigerian government of secret and illegal detention of several Nigerians. It insisted that the situation was total disrespect for fundamental human rights of the victims. AI said it expects government to produce all those in its detention and charge them to court if there are allegations agains them. The body said this as details of the charges slammed against 16 top Nigerian Government, Army and Police officials before the US District Court for the District of Columbia by lawyers of 10 pro-Biafra activists,…

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MOTHER CHARGED TO COURT FOR POURING PEPPER INTO DAUGHTER’S VAGINA IN ABUJA

Forty-two-year-old mother, Mercy​ Segun, was on Wednesday arraigned at a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja for allegedly beating her daughter and pouring pepper into her vagina. Mercy, who resides at Idu Gbagyi, Karmo, is facing a three-count of criminal force, assault and causing hurt to a minor. The prosecutor, Mrs. Florence Auhioboh, told the court that the defendant’s neighbour, one Gift Afegua, reported the matter at the Karmo Police Station on August 22. She alleged that Mercy, knowing her daughter to be a minor, ill-treated her by pouring…

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STUDENT GOES ON SPENDING SPREE AFTER HAVING 1MILLION DOLLARS MISTAKENLY CREDITED INTO HER ACCOUNT

A South African university student’s spending spree on clothes, a party and a new smartphone slammed to a halt after it emerged that the roughly $1m fuelling her splurge had been given to her in error. A company that hands out student funding accidentally transferred 14 million rand into the young woman’s account, instead of the 1,400-rand ($107) monthly food allowance she was supposed to get, officials said Wednesday. The Walter Sisulu University, in the Eastern Cape region, said the whopping error was made in June during monthly disbursement of…

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BUKOLA SARAKI AND HIS SON, OLUWASENI SARAKI, IN MECCA FOR THE HAJJ, SEE PICS

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and his son Oluwaseni Saraki have arrived Saudi Arabia to join the millions of Muslim faithful gathered in the holy land for this year’s hajj. According to media reports, the Senate President will spend the period of the pilgrimage to pray for the unity, stability and development of Nigeria as well as better health for the leader of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate President is expected back early September when the Hajj rites would have been completed by pilgrims.

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HUMANITARIAN WORKERS WITHDRAW FROM IDPs CAMP IN MAIDUGURI

Humanitarian workers have pulled out of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. The decision followed the outbreak of violence in the camp during a protest by the IDPs over the quantity of food brought in for distribution. The Gubio Road IDP camp is home to displaced persons from 11 local governments of the state, and one of the 13 government recognised IDP camps in Maiduguri. The needs of the affected population are enormous and almost insatiable, even with the team of government aid agencies…

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HOW FALSE PROPHET NEARLY DESTROYED MY WEDDING DAY, SEE PICS

A few weeks before my wife and I got married, something happened. After church one Sunday, a man approached her on her way back home and told her that God gave him a message for her. He said, ‘God told me to tell you that the man you are about to get married to is not the right person for you.’ Wow. Although she knew what God had said about our marriage in times past, a shadow of doubt was cast on her mind. This was a complete stranger, yet…

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