NYSC: HOW EMPLOYERS USE CORPERS AS SLAVES- NYSC COORDINATOR

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has revealed that some employers use corps members posted to their organisations as slaves. Mr. Emmanuel Attah, NYSC Coordinator, Osun State chapter, said this on Wednesday at the opening of the 2018 NYSC/Corps Employers workshop in Osogbo. Atta said this was unfortunate because it would not make the affected corps members to give their best. He said some of the corps members’ employers do not pay them any allowance, adding that the N19,800 allowance being paid them by the Federal Government was not adequate…

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3.1BIL DASUKIGATE CASE: JUDGE ACCUSES EFCC OF MISCONDUCT, WITHDRAWS FROM CASE

Justic Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over display of gross misconduct in the prosecution of an alleged N3.1B corruption case. The Judge who accused the EFCC of frustrating proceedings in the trial and attempting to take over control of court withdrew from the EFCC case and returned its file to the Chief Judge of the Court, Justice Abdul Adamu Kafarati for re-assignment to another court. The trial involving a serving Colonel in the Nigerian Army, Nicholas Ashinze and…

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NIGER GOV, BELLO STONED IN BIDA, SEE WHO THE LG CHAIRMAN IS BLAMING

Alhaji Mohammad Bagudu, Chairman, Bida Local Government area of Niger State on Wednesday claimed that the attack on Gov. Abubakar Bello in Bida town was politically motivated. Bagudu told the NAN that the local council would do everything possible to prevent a recurrence. The governor was stoned by youths in Bida on March 8, when he visited the town to assess the damage caused on Bida old market by a night fire. The police have since announced the arrest six persons suspected to have been involved in the incident. The chairman stressed…

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IGP DISOBEDIENCE OF BUHARI MEANS HE IS LOSING CONTROL OF SERVICE CHIEFS SAYS PDP

Tony John, Port Harcourt The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  has said the disobedience of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to relocate to Benue State, as ordered  by President Muhammadu Buhari, shows that the president is losing control of his security chiefs, even as the Chief Security Officer of the nation. Also, the party noted that the several reports of killings by herdsmen and Boko Haram showed that the present administration lacks the power to win the war against insecurity in the country.…

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NO GOING BACK ON REORDERING OF ELECTIONS- REPS SPOKESMAN

House of Representatives The House of Representatives on Wednesdaydeclared that it would override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on ten bills, just as the House said it would re-gazetteer portion of the electoral law on reordering of election rejected by the president. Briefing newsmen, Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Honourable Abdulrasaq Namdas said that, the House had earlier decided that “We will not act on the electoral act until the president either assent or choose to withhold his assent, and from there we will know the action that we…

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YOU LIED BY SAYING YOU HANDLED DAPCHI SCHOOLGIRLS KIDNAP BETTER THAN JONATHAN HANDLING CHIBOK GIRLS, JONATHAN’S AIDE REPLIES BUHARI

SPECIAL Assistant to Former President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari lied by claiming that he handled the Dapchi Girls kidnapping saga better than Jonathan handled the Chibok girls kidnap. A statement on behalf of GEJ Media Office by Omokri indicated that the claim made by Buhari during a visit to Damaturu, Yobe State capital was false. The statement quoted President Buhari, as saying in Damaturu: “The Federal Government’s response to the unfortunate abduction of the schoolgirls is a clear departure from the…

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BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER’S TRIAL: DPP PLAYS VIDEO CONTAINING ALLEGED CONFESSION BY EVANS IN COURT

Oladimeji Ramon A leg of the trial of suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, continued on Wednesday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja, with the prosecution playing a video which captured Evans’ confessing to kidnapping and armed robbery. The video clip was played at the request of the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions, Ms. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, who led the prosecution team. In the video, which was projected on the wall of the courtroom, Evans was seen seated in a room on a leather sofa, wearing a red…

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MISSING SCHOOLGIRLS: BUHARI VISITS DAPCHI SCHOOL, SEE PICS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, assured that his administration would do everything possible to rescue and reunite all Dapchi and Chibok abducted schoolgirls with their families. The President gave the pledge in Damaturu in a meeting with stakeholders while on a day visit to Yobe State. Buhari later visited Government Girls Science and Technology College, Dapchi,  where 110 schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists. See photos as posted by @buharisallau on Instagram.  

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18-YR OLD COMMITS SUICIDE OVER LOW UTME SCORE IN DELTA

Posted By: Bolaji Ogundele, A university admission-seeker simply identified as Loveth has reportedly committed suicide in Ekiugbo, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Loveth, who was said to be displeased with the 163 mark she garnered in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), was found dead at her home on Wednesday morning. Our correspondent gathered that the deceased picked medicine as her choice of study. The Nation gathered that the deceased took three bottles of Sniper and these were found by her side on Wednesday morning. According…

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THIS WRITER SAYS DEEPER LIFE GIRLS ARE MARRYING TOO EARLY

After viewing wedding photos​ of so called modest deeper life girls I was surprised to discover that these girls that are getting married are literally babies, they are 22, 23,24&25 years old, you can still see their baby faces. What is pressuring these girls to get married too early, I don’t know. Are they marrying too early because they want to avoid fornicating? Are they marrying too early because they don’t want to be like that 38 years old single woman who let all the good guys go whilst she…

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