FULANI HERDSMEN KILL 32 TIV FARMERS IN COORDINATED ATTACKS IN NASARAWA

Linus Oota, Lafia Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen have again murdered over 32 Tiv villagers at different locations across the southern senatorial district of Nasarawa State in a series of well coordinated attacks. The attackers are said to have carried out the attacks on the Tiv villages simultaneously across Awe, Keana, Obi and Doma LGAs of the north central state, leaving 19 others with severe gun and machete injuries. As at the time of filing this report, over 10,000 Tiv villagers were said to be trapped along the Agwatashi-Jangwa…

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BUHARI’S DECLARATION: OBASANJO SHOULD HAVE BEEN LOCKED UP SOMEWHERE- SEN GAYA

Former governor of Kano State and Senator representing Kano South Senatorial district, Kabir Gaya has condemned what he called Olusegun Obasanjo’s meddlesomeness in political affairs of the nation, saying he ought to.mind himself as a statesman. Speaking with DAILY POST in Abuja, on President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration, the lawmaker scored Mr. President high, while explaining that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is a serial complainant. He said had Obasanjo’s administration been probed by Buhari, he would have been locked up somewhere. “President Buhari’s interest to run is based on the interest…

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IBB HOSTS PDP CHAIRMAN, SECONDUS IN MINNA, SEE PICS

Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday met with former military Head of State, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, famously known as IBB. The meeting between the leadership of the former ruling party and Babangida took place at the latter’s Hilltop Mansion in Minna, Niger State. In a tweet, Secondus said the meeting was part of the party’s consultations. “Happening Now!!!!! “Peoples Democratic Party, @OfficialPDPNig National Chairman Prince Uche Secondus in Minna at the Hill top residence of Former President Ibrahim Babangida in company of the…

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PRIMARY SCHOOL DROPOUT WHO PRACTISED AS A MEDICAL DOCTOR FOR 4 YEARS ARRESTED

Chiemelie Ezeobi One Abdulrahman Mohammed, a primary school dropout, who has practiced as a medical doctor for four years, was monday arrested and paraded by the Lagos State Police Command. The 39-year-old suspect owned a clinic at the Idi-Araba area of Mushin, where he administered intravenous injections to patients and also collected blood and urine samples for diagnosis. Parading the suspect, the state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal said Mohammed had confessed that he usually bought the drugs from Idumota to stock up his fake clinic. Edgal who said the…

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NANNY BURNS 8- YR OLD’S BUTTOCKS ON HOT STOVE

A nanny is on trial in Lagos after she allegedly burnt an eight-year-old girl’s buttocks on a stove. Fatimah Yakubu, 37, was brought before Mr B. I. Bakare of an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday on a one-count of assault occasioning grievous harm. Prosecuting Sergeant Friday Mameh told the court that the defendant committed the alleged offence last Tuesday at 11 am at her residence. Mameh said, “The defendant grievously harmed the eight-year-old girl by burning her buttocks with a burning stove which caused her bodily harm”. The offence, Mameh added, is contrary…

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I WILL REPLACE BUHARI AS NIGERIA’S PRESIDENT SAYS OKOROCHA

Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has said he will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Okorocha stated this on Monday when he hosted some political stakeholders at the Government House in Owerri, the state capital They had visited him to endorse Uche Nwosu, his Chief of Staff and son-in-law, as the next Governor of the state. Okorocha said Buhari’s declaration for a second term was a good development and that “he will win again, just like he did in 2015”. “Buhari will win again and again. After Buhari, the turn will…

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LANDLORD, SON ALLEGEDLY SUFFOCATE TENANT TO DEATH IN LAGOS

Landlord, son, allegedly suffocate tenant to death An elderly man, Augustine Anumudu; and his son, Okey, were on Monday brought before an Ebuta-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly suffocating a tenant to death. The duo were brought before the court on a two-count of conspiracy and murder. The charge was read to the duo, but their plea was not taken. Inspector Julius Babatope had told the court that the offences were committed on April 2, 2018 by 2.00 p.m, at No. 3B, Esomo St., off Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos State.…

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COMMISSIONER OF POLICE ORDERS DETENTION OF 11 POLICEMEN OVER INSUBORDINATION

The Commissioner of Police in Zamfara State, Kenneth Ebrimson, has ordered that 11 policemen guarding the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office, Gusau, the state capital be remanded in police cell indefinitely. Mr Ebrimson gave the order following the refusal of a member of the team to answer a phone call from him on Monday. The commissioner was angered by the CBN patrol team leader, an inspector, who had earlier arrested a driver for parking by the uncompleted CBN building. The man, after unsuccessfully pleading with the patrol team leader…

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DANCING SENATOR, ADEMOLA ADELEKE DECLARES INTEREST IN OSUN GUBER SEAT

Ademola Adeleke, senator representing Osun west senatorial district, has declared his interest to contest the September 22 governorship election. Adeleke made this known in a letter he addressed to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Aleleke, who has spent barely a year in the senate, replaced Isiaka, his elder brother, who died in April 2017. A few days to the election, Adeleke defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP and still won. In his letter to the leadership of the PDP, he said the decision to contest the gubernatorial election…

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HOW I PAID EX- MINISTER 450MIL NAIRA, BANKER REVEALS

A witness Mrs. Annet Gyen who was Head of Operations at Fidelity Bank, Jos Branch in 2015 has told the Jos Federal High Court how she paid the sum of N450 million to former Minister of Water Resources Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe, former Acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau state, Raymond Dabo and the state campaign coordinator of Goodluck Jonathan, Leo-Sunday Jitong. It will be recalled that in a suit FHC/J/141C/2017, Ochekpe and two others were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before…

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