ABDUCTED WIFE OF MASARI’S AIDE RELEASED

The abducted wife of Special Adviser to Governor Masari on Inter governmental Affairs Lawal Bagiwa has been released by kidnappers after 26 hours in captivity. The middle aged woman, Binta Mainasara Bugaje, was kidnapped yesterday along Kaduna-Zaria road at around  Jaji town. Confirming her release, the Senior Special Assistant on Social Media to governor Masari, Abdulhadi Ahmed Bawa said the woman is presently been united with her husband and family. However, Bala couldn’t confirmed if ransom was paid or not but said what matters most was that she is safely…

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OFFICE ASSISTANT STEALS BOSS’ 12,000 DOLLARS

…Gives girlfriend N700,000′ An office assistant, Ifeanyi Anyanwu, Wednesday admitted to an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, that he stole his employer’s $12,000, from which he gave his girlfriend N700,000. Anyanwu, 28, an employee of a financial services firm, was arraigned before Mr. B. A. Sonuga on a count of stealing. Prosecuting Corporal Friday Mameh said the defendant committed the alleged offence during his employment with the complainant, Mr Olalekan Salami, a financial analyst. He said the incident occurred at No. 32 Furo Ezimora Street, Lekki Phase 1, in Eti-Osa Local Government Area, Lagos.…

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HATE SPEECH, FAKE NEWS THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY – EL RUFAI

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday said hate speech and fake news were the biggest threat to national security and called for collective action to tackle them. The governor made the observation when he received Maj._Gen. Anthony Alolagbe, the new Commander, Operation Safe Haven, a special task force established in 2010 in Plateau, who paid him a courtesy visit in Kaduna. “There is need to curtail the emerging trend of using social media to create crisis in the country. “I think collectively we have to fight it and…

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IPOB LEADER, NNAMDI KANU DRAGS BURATAI TO COURT

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has dragged the chief of army staff, Tukur Buratai, to court. The IPOB leader in an originating motion filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, Kanu, prayed the court to give an order of ‘Habeas Corpus ad subjiciendum’ which will command Buratai to produce him in court on his next adjournment date for the criminal trial he is facing. Kanu also prayed that further orders which the court may deem fit be give. The motion was filed by…

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UCHE JOMBO, OMONI OBOLI, SOLA SOBOWALE, CHIOMA AKPOTHA MEET WITH SP DOLAPO BADMUS AT A MOVIE SET, SEE PIX

The Zonal Police PRO for Zone 2, SP Dolapo Badmus paid a courtesy visit on the set of “Wives On Strike -The Revolution”, A movie by Omoni Oboli. She took a snap with Actresses, Ufuoma Mcdermott, Sola Sobowale, Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli and Chioma Akpotha. Actress and Producer, Omoni Oboli shared the lovely photo on her IG page and captioned it; “And the HOTTEST, most diligent police woman I’ve ever met @opetodolapo paid us a courtesy visit on the set of #WivesOnStrikeTHEREVOLUTUON..This project is close to her heart. She’s been…

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CONTROVERSY AS 16-YR OLD LOSES MANHOOD AFTER HANDSHAKE IN ABUJA

A mild drama ensued at Kurudu area of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja on Monday after a 16-year-old boy reportedly lost his manhood after shaking hands with a stranger. The boy, Salvation from Abia State, had claimed that his manhood shrank and that he was unable to urinate after shaking hands with one Usman. According to a witness, Usman, an electrician from Nasarawa State, went to the area in search of a brothel. Usman’s first point of contact was Salvation, who after showing him the direction to the brothel…

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REASSIGNING FRANCIS ATUCHE’S 6-YR OLD 25.7BIL NAIRA FRAUD CASE TO ANOTHER JUDGE IS PERVERSE – SUPREME COURT

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Supreme Court on Wednesday revived the six-year-old trial involving a former Managing Director of Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank), Mr. Francis Atuche; and his wife, Elizabeth, who were accused of stealing about N25.7bn belonging to the bank. A five-man bench of the Supreme Court led by Justice Dattijo Muhammad unanimously nullified the order made by the Court of Appeal in September 2016, when the lower court directed the Chief Judge of Lagos State to re-assign the case to a new judge. The apex court, after…

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FORMER DEPUTY SENATE PRESIDENT MANTU SAYS HE’S NOW A BORN AGAIN POLITICIAN

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ibrahim Mantu,  has pronounced himself as a born-again politician. Mantu said whatever he now says is the truth and urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party to believe him. Mantu spoke at the ongoing declaration by Prof. Tunde Adeniran to lead the party as its national chairman slated for December 9 in Abuja. 30 days during which he said God told him the party must pick Adeniran. He said, “I’m now born again, whatever I say now is the truth.  …

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SOUTH EAST SENATORS MEET BUHARI OVER IPOB

Senators from the South East on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the tension generated in the region as a result of the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. The Senators, who were led by the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu said the South East zone was shortchanged by the current Federal Government. Addressing State House Correspondents after the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Ekweremadu said they had fruitful discussion with the president over pressing issues affecting the South East. The Deputy Senate President stressed…

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COUPLE USES HUMAN MEAT TO PREPARE AND SELL MEATPIE, SEE PIX

An alleged cannibal couple made human meat pies and sold them to restaurants, a shocking trial in Russia has revealed. The police are investigating the confession of Natalia Baksheeva and husband Dmitry Baksheev that they killed and ate 30 or more victims. The couple lived in the grounds of a military academy run by the Russian Defence Ministry. She is believed to have sold human meat to military trainees, including student pilots, attending the academy where she worked. According to reports, human remains were found in their fridge, freezer and elsewhere…

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