POLICEMAN WHO SHOT CORPER DEAD DISMISSED, AWAITING TRIAL

The policeman, Inspector Benjamin Peters, who killed a corps member, Angela Igwetu, in Abuja has been dismissed from the Force and arraigned in court over the incident. The Commissioner of Police in charge of the Federal Capital Territory, Sadiq Bello, disclosed this to journalists in Abuja on Friday. He said that the errant cop is “on remand awaiting commencement of trial.” According to him, Peters should not have shot at the car, adding that his claim that the girl was shouting for help was not sufficient ground to fire his…

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ALI NDUME: WHY SENATORS ARE AFRAID OF SARAKI

Ali Ndume, the senator representing Borno South in the National Assembly, has revealed why his colleagues are allegedly afraid of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and compromise on critical issues. He claimed that senators compromise a lot because going against the “standpoint” of the Senate President will lead to them losing certain “advantages and privileges” due them. Speaking at a News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, forum in Abuja, Ndume said these alleged privileges were all in the hands of the Senate President. He alleged that the Senate has been personalized,…

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BUHARI THREATENS TO DEAL WITH POLITICIANS SPONSORING VIOLENCE

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday promised to wield the big stick against some unnamed politicians who he alleged are behind the violence rocking parts of the country. He said such politicians would be fished out and dealt with accordingly. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke at the closing event of the 2018 Army Day celebrations held in Borno State. The President was reported to have said the disgruntled politicians who have lost out were sponsoring violence in order to get…

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BREAKING: FG DRAGS SUSWAM TO COURT OVER ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF ARMS

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Federal Government, yesterday arraigned the former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The former Chief Executive of the state, who has been under the custody of the Department of State Security (DSS) was arraigned on a three-count criminal charge bordering on his alleged illegal possession of fire arms. He was brought to court from custody, under tight security by armed operatives of the DSS for arraignment. The Federal government had in the charge sheet further, alleged that Suswam converted…

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COUPLE BEATS WOMAN TO DEATH OVER POT OF SOUP

A 35-year old woman was allegedly beaten to death by a couple over scuffle she had with their children in Okpo village, Ekwulobia, in Aguata local government area of Anambra State. The deceased, identified as Uju, said to be related to the couple, Mr and Mrs Okafor, reportedly gave up the ghost following series of flogging by the suspects. The Nation gathered that the children of the suspects were playing football within their compound in the evening of the fateful day when their ball suddenly fell into the deceased’s pot…

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HOSPITAL GIVES FAMILY WRONG BABY HOME, CALLS THEM 10 DAYS LATER FOR AN EXCHANGE

This sounds funny but on another thought needs to be taken serious. A twitter user made a tweet about how a family was called 10days after baby was delivered to tell them they took the wrong child home and demanding for a swap. A lot of question running through, what kind of mistake? How could they be so careless? Tweet below: This guy just got a call from the hospital, 10 days after his child was born, that he went home with the wrong baby. Hospital informed him to bring…

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MAN SETS HIMSELF ABLAZE IN LAGOS, SAYS SUFFERING IS TOO MUCH IN NIGERIA, SEE PIX

 Christopher Oji A man believed to be in his early 20s Wednesday afternoon, set himself ablaze in the Omole Phase 1 area of Ojodu, Lagos. The man, whose identity has not be confirmed, was said to had armed himself with a gallon of petrol and lighter and started narrating how Nigerians were going through hardship. A witness, Ben Chinedu, told Daily Sun that: “I was Gate when I saw a crowd and I stopped to make enquiries. I saw a young man in his 20s; he was armed with a…

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REFORMED APC ARE LIKE HERDSMEN LOOKING FOR WHERE TO CHOP-

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has described members of the breakaway faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC), Reformed APC, as herdsmen looking for where to ‘chop.’ Sagay, speaking in an interview with the Independent condemned the rAPC members, saying they have contributed nothing to the development of Nigeria asides claiming assets. Speaking further, he said the rAPC members have no right to the use the acronym ‘APC’ as they are not registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC)…

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