COURT JAILS NIGERIAN WOMAN 23 YRS FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF A 90-YR OLD IN ORDER TO STEAL HER 30,000 POUNDS

A court in the UK  on Thursday jailed a Nigerian woman for 21 years over a failed attempt to kill a 90-year old widow and steal her £30,000. Abosede Adeyinka, 52, who wore a lace disguise over her face when she committed the crime in April, was said to have convictions dating back to the 1990s for offences of assault, burglary and theft from an employer. According to Mailonline, Adeyinka attacked Pamela Batten, 90, with a knife and a hammer after her husband Ernest had hidden the cash in bags at…

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BUHARI APPROVES COMMITTEE TO NEGOTIATE NEW MINIMUM WAGES FOR WORKERS

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Thursday said he had cleared nominations into the committee that would come up with a new minimum wage for workers with President Muhammadu Buhari. Although he did not disclose the membership of the yet-to-be inaugurated committee, he said it was a tripartite panel, including representatives of the Federal and state governments, as well as the private sector. Ngige disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with Buhari…

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EFCC KNOWS WHERE MAINA IS-EX- DSS DIRECTOR

Eniola Akinkuotu and Peter Dada a former Assistant Director of the Department of State Services, Dennis Amacree, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission knows where the ex-Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, is. Amacree said this during an interview on a breakfast television show, Sunrise Daily, on Channels Television on Thursday. Also, the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest and prosecute Maina. When asked if the EFCC should seek help from sister agencies in finding Maina, Amacree said, “Well,…

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MISAU: COURT CANNOT STOP YOUR BEING PROBED, SARAKI TELLS IGP

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The ad hoc committee set up to probe the allegations and counter-allegations between the lawmaker representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isa Misau, and the Inspector- General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday reported the police boss to the Senate over his non-appearance. Idris on Wednesday failed to appear before the committee. He wrote through his lawyer, Alex Iziyon (SAN), to inform the panel that his appearance would be sub judice as there were pending cases in court on the matter. The Chairman of the Ad…

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AISHA BUHARI RIGHT ON ASO RICK CLINIC SAYS PERM SEC.

John Ameh, Abuja The Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, Mr. Jalal Arabi, admitted on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, was right on her recent comments on the poor state of the State House Medical Centre. Aisha had said the hospital lacked basic provisions, including syringes and expressed disappointment that a facility designed to cater for the needs of the first family could be left in that condition. “A few weeks ago, I was sick as well. They advised me to take the first flight out to London; I…

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GOJE’S WIFE FOR BURIAL TODAY

Senator Danjuma Goje Senate President Bukola Saraki has announced that Mrs. Yelwa Danjuma Goje, the late wife of the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, will be buried Friday, November 3, 2017. Saraki, speaking at plenary Thursday, said her body would arrive from the United States of America where she passed away, Friday morning. The funeral prayers will hold at the Emir of Gombe’s palace, he said.

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YOUNG NIGERIAN LADY CONTEMPLATES SUICIDE, REACHES OUT FOR HELP, SEE VIDEO AND PIX

A Nigerian lady, Dunamis Bibiana Beryl, took to Facebook to reveal that she is contemplating taking her own life as nothing seems to be going for her. She shared a video of her crying and talking about how things always go wrong whenever they seem to be going right, she captioned the video ‘Suicide on my mind’ A quick glance through her timeline shows posts of someone who is feeling alone! Pray someone comes to her aid. See video here

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HOW LABOUR LEADER AND HIS VISITOR WERE MURDERED IN KOGI, AS UNIONS SUSPEND NEGOTIATIONS WITH GOVT

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The ongoing efforts to resolve the crisis rocking the Kogi State civil service recorded a major setback on Thursday as the organised labour suspended the negotiations between it and the state government. This was sequel to the murder of the State Chairman of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools, Science and Technology Education Board,  Abdulmumini Yakub. Yakub was allegedly murdered at Ozuwaya, in Okene Local Area of Kogi State alongside one Ibrahim Otaru who reportedly came to discuss some community issues with him. Sources close to…

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I DIDN’T KNOW I AM MARRIED TO A THIEF, PLEASE SEPARATE US, WOMAN TELLS COURT

“My husband is a criminal, a serial pickpocket. I did not know I am married to a thief,” divorce-seeking woman tells an Ibadan Customary Court. Mary, who is married to an Ibadan-based businessman, Mr Ibrahim Gbadamosi, said he was deceived into marrying him for about 20 years unknown to her that the man is a criminal. “Neither Ibrahim nor his friends told me that he was a criminal until he was jailed at Ile-Oluji in Ondo State. “There was a time I sold some of my property to secure his…

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NIGERIAN BORN ACTOR CHIWETEL EJIOFOR, BEYONCE TO STAR IN REMAKE OF LION KING, SEE PICS

Beyonce is set to voice Simba’s childhood friend turned love interest Nala in the live-action remake of Disney’s “The Lion King,” the singer and studio announced Wednesday. The 36-year-old pop megastar confirmed the long-rumoured role in a Facebook post that showed headshots of the voice cast, also revealing that Keegan-Michael Key (“Why Him?”, “Storks”) will be playing a hyena named Kamari. Alongside Beyonce — and mostly previously announced — will be Donald Glover as Simba, James Earl Jones reprising his role in the 1994 animated movie as Mufasa, and then…

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