BRITISH AIRWAYS STAFF FIRED OVER RACIST CHANTS

British Airways has sacked 23-year-old air hostess, Joanne Wickenden, who shot a racist video where she was seen ranting and insulting Nigerian passengers. She sparked outrage after the video in which she was seen in her British Airways uniform before flying from London Heathrow to Abuja on Friday night. According to MailOnline, Ms. Wickenden told officials at British Airways that the video which she uploaded via her Snapchat was ‘just a joke’, adding that she was set up by a British Airways colleague who recorded her and shared the clip.…

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OSINBAJO NOT SIDELINED, HE’S BUHARI’S CLOSEST CONFIDANT – GARBA SHEHU

The presidency yesterday refuted allegation that a cabal at the presidential villa has sidelined Vice President Yemi Osinbajo since the return of President Muhammadu Buhari. Responding to report containing the allegation on a national daily (not LEADERSHIP) titled, ‘Buhari’s return: Aso Rock cabal stages a comeback, sidelines Osinbajo’, the presidency described the story as a recycled hate campaign. In a statement by senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, the presidency regretted that over the past few months, some media organizations had been publishing…

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POLICE PARADE SUSPECTED NOTORIOUS KIDNAPPERS ALONG ABUJA MAJOR ROUTES

Below is a press releases by the Nigerian police force made available to PoliticsNGR; PARADE OF SUSPECTED VICIOUS AND NOTORIOUS KIDNAPPERS/ ARMED ROBBERY GANGS, TERRORIZING ABUJA – MINNA AND ABUJA – KADUNA HIGHWAYS AT DIKKO NEAR SULEJA, NIGER STATE BY CSP JIMOH MOSHOOD FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, ON 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2017. SUSPECTS: 1. HUSSAINI MOHAMMED A. K. A GENERAL MAIGEMU SAMBISA AGED 43 YRS, ‘M’ GANG LEADER AND PRINCIPAL SUSPECT. 2. ADAMU HUSSAINI A. K. A BANKIS, AGED 29YRS, ‘M’ 3. BALA MOHAMMED, AGED 39YRS, ‘M’ ADAMU, AGED 34YRS, ‘M’…

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PHOTO-NIGERIAN LADY LIVING IN GHANA MURDERED TWO WEEKS AFTER HER WEDDING, HUSBAND ON THE RUN

A Nigerian lady identified as Vera Udechukwu, who resides in Ghana with her Nigerian husband, has been killed barely two weeks after her traditional wedding in August.   Facebook user, Onyebuchi Ememanka, who shared the sad story online, is demanding an inquiry into what could have led to the death of the young lady. In his post shared on Facebook tagged   “WHO KILLED MISS VERA UDECHUKWU?”, the Onyebuchi said Vera was found dead in her husband’s apartment in Ghana on September 10th and up till now, no one knows the…

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RUSSIAN COUPLE SUSPECTED OF KILLING AND EATING UP TO 30 VICTIMS

Russian police have discovered a shocking case that according to reports is one of the country’s most grisly cases of cannibalism after pictures of dismembered bodies were found on a phone belonging to one of the main suspects. The gruesome case in the southern Krasnodar region has led to the arrest of a 35-year-old man and his wife, both of whom are alleged to have murdered as many as 30 people since 1999 and consumed parts of the bodies. Police have identified seven victims so far. The crimes were uncovered…

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SARAKI RESHUFFLES CHAIRMANSHIP OF SENATE COMMITTEES

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday announced a reshuffling of the chairmanship of Senate committees. The Senate Committee on Trade and Investments now has Senator Sabo Mohammed as the Chairman, while Senator Andy Uba (Anambra-South), who was Chairman of Committee on Public Accounts, was redeployed to Committee on Interior. Senator Matthew Urhoghide (Edo-South) was moved from Committee on Culture and Tourism to Committee on Public Accounts, while Senator Fatimah Raji-Rasaki (Ekiti-Central), who was Chairman of Committee on Trade and Investments, is now Chairman of Culture and Tourism. Committee on Local Content now…

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OLAMIDE CHANGED MY LIFE AFTER FUNDING ‘SHAKE BOY’ VIDEO-SKALES

Raoul John Njeng-Njeng, aka, Skales the rapper Nigerian rap artist, Raoul John Njeng-Njeng, known as Skales has revealed that Olamide Adedeji alias ‘Badoo’ was the one who sponsored his ‘Shake body’ music video and since then his life has not been the same. The 26-year-old made this known via his Twitter handle on Monday. Skales  said this in appreciation of Olamide’s funding of his video. In response to his tweet, Olamide playfully chastised the shake body crooner over revealing what was supposed to be a secret between them. Skales wrote:…

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BIAFRA: IF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PRODUCES NNAMDI KANU ALIVE, HE WONT JUMP BAIL-LAWYER

Counsel to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, has said Nnamdi Kanu would never jump bail if he is still alive. Ejiofor said this while disclosing that Kanu had not been seen since September 14 when men of the Nigerian Army allegedly invaded the IPOB leader’s residence in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. Speaking with Vanguard, Ejiofor maintained that it is now the responsibility of the federal government to produce Kanu in court on his next adjourned date. According to Ejiofor: “The fact is that…

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