BUSINESSMAN ARRESTED FOR FONDLING LADY’S BREAST IN PUBLIC

A businessman, Shehu Mohammadu, was on Thursday docked at a Jos Upper Area Court in Plateau for allegedly fondling a lady’s breast in public. Mohammadu, 44, was arraigned for committing acts of gross indecency publicly. The Prosecutor, Insp. Ibrahim Ashir, told court that the accused publicly touched the breasts and buttocks of the 24-year-old lady without her consent. Ashir told court that the offence was committed in the Toro Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Sept. 5 and that the case was reported at the C- Division Police Station…

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INEC RELEASES TIME TABLE FOR EKITI, OSUN ELECTIONS

  Wale Odunsi The Ekiti State Governorship election will hold on July 14, 2018, while Osun State Governorship election will hold September 22, 2018, INEC disclosed on Thursday. Commencement date of Campaigns for Ekiti Governorship election is April 15, 2018, and that of Osun State June 24, 2018. These were made known by INEC national commissioner, Solomon Soyebi. Meanwhile, INEC has disclosed that more parties will soon be registered. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this during a consultative meeting with national leaders of political parties on Wednesday in Abuja.…

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NBC SHUTS DOWN RADIO PROGRAMME FOR DISCUSSING ASABA MASSACRE

So alot of you heard about the proposed media censorship sometime ago, which the govt denied. Well it looks like its true after all as this afternoon, a talk show on radio was abruptly ended after the NBC called and asked for the show to be taken down. Popular political analyst Chxta was talking about the #AsabaMassacre. What’s your take guys? Screenshots below. 4 Likes 1 Share Re: NBC Shuts Down Show On Radio Discussing “Asaba Massacre” by Raziii(m): 3:50pm On Oct 04 .

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PATIENCE JONATHAN STEPS OUT IN STYLE AT AN EVENT RECENTLY, SEE PICS

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan has been in the news recently for many reasons, especially her issues with the EFCC. Other than that however,  ex President Jonathan’s wife has been very quiet and limited public appearances. But recently, the outspoken ‘Mama Peace’ who turns 60 on the 25th of this month was spotted at the wedding of her friend’s son in Abuja. Prior to now, Mama Peace has come under fire many times for her ‘interesting’ sense of style but for the wedding in question she brought her A-game. Dressed…

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GTBANK APOLOGISES TO CUSTOMERS OVER EPILEPTIC SERVICES

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has apologized to customers over their inability to access some banking channels yesterday such as mobile banking channels, ATM machines as well as transactions across the counter. The bank has sent out apology to customers while acknowledging they failed in giving satisfactory services as they normally deliver. Below is the memo as released by the bank: https://www.financialwatchngr.com/2017/10/05/gtbank-apologizes-customers-network-failure/

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SEE AS PROTESTERS STORM UK EMBASSY, DEMANDING THAT THEY PRODUCE NNAMDI KANU

Protesters flood British High Commission, insist UK must produce Kanu to face trial in Nigeria. A civil society organisation, Advocates of Social Justice for All (ASJA) has called on the Government of the United Kingdom to release the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to face his trial in the country. Last month, a Federal High Court in Abuja declared IPOB a terrorist organization after the federal government proscribed it and approached the court for an order to decare IPOB a terror group. Shortly after IPOB…

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BUHARI NAMES NEW FEMALE DEPUTY GOVERNOR FOR CBN

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs. Aishah Ahmad, as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. According to a statement on Thursday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President had presented Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation. Adesina said the woman would replace a former Deputy Governor, who retired early this year. “In accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act 2007, President Buhari urged the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to…

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NIGERIAN STUDENT IN AUSTRALIA GUILTY OF IMPORTING 10MILLION HARD DRUGS, SET TO BE SENTENCED

An Australian court will sentence a Nigerian post-graduate student, Jackson Igwebuike on 25 October, after he was found guilty of importing methamphetamine worth $10million to Canberra. The drug, worth N3.6 billion was imported by Igwebuike to Canberra in ornate golden fish statues in October 2015, but alert security men intercepted the drugs and substituted the ice before he collected the parcel. The drug could have had “calamitous consequences” if sold in the community, federal prosecutors told the court. Lawyers for the 34 year-old Nigerian, a graduate of University of Benin,…

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JIGAWA HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY PROBES GOVERNOR BADARU

From: Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse The Jigawa State House of Assembly has directed Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar ‎to explain the rationale behind the expenditure on the procurement of school furniture being carried out in most of the local government areas of the which they said contravenes the 2017 fiscal budget. The‎ Assembly members, on Thursday, argued on the floor that the present project being carried out by some council chairmen under the directive of the governor was not captured in the 2017 budget. They, therefore, wondered where the state drew the…

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THERE’S ANOTHER GOVT WITHIN BUHARI GOVT- SHEHU SANI

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has said the letter by the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu to President Muhammadu Buhari is an indication that there is a “circle of power within the President’s government”. The Minister, in the letter had accused the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr . Maikanti Baru of insubordination and humiliation. Kachikwu had also expressed disappointment at the fact that he had no express access to the president. But speaking on Channels Television, on Wednesday, Sani said Kachikwu’s…

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