BLAMING TRADITIONAL RULERS FOR INSECURITY AMOUNTS TO FAILURE- BALARABE MUSA TELLS FG

By Dirisu Yakubu The worsening security situation in some parts of the country, particularly in Zamfara state, North-West  Nigeria, has in the past few weeks fetched the nation local and international opprobrium. Almost on a daily basis, gunmen whose identity remained a subject of conjecture, continue to maim and kill. Unlike members of the Boko Haram that premised their violent campaign against the values of western education, secular justice and democracy; perpetrators of the current killings have been fingered in many things including cattle rustling, kidnapping for ransom, armed robbery…

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EXTRAJUDICIAL KILLINGS: HOW POLICEMEN GUNNED DOWN 3 ADULTS 1 TEENAGER IN LAGOS WITHIN ONE MONTH

By Evelyn Usman An unkind fate recently visited 67-year-old Mrs Olufunke Odebiyi, whose only son, Kolade Johnson, had life snuffed out of him, by a bullet from the riffle of one Inspector Ogunyemi Olalekan, who was attached to the Anti-Crime Unit of the Lagos State Police Command. Soldiers and policemen stand at the gate of the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters…

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2 BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY STUDENT DROWN DURING AN OUTING, SEE PICS

The corpse of a Benue State University (BSU) student that drowned yesterday has been recovered. The victim, Adekole Christopher’s corpse was found at the river bank, while the body of Emmanuella Mson is yet to be found. It was gathered that Emmanuella, a 100 level medical student and the only child of her parents drowned alongside Adekole (100L student of Computer Science) – on Friday evening beside BSU water works, an area close to the river. According to reports, the students had visited the area on grounds of playing football…

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SENATE PRESIDENCY: APC SPEAKS ON AHMED LAWAN BEGGING PDP SENATORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT

Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday said it has no problem with Ahmad Lawan, its choice for the position of Senate President, meeting with relevant stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to canvass for votes. Despite the threat by Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of APC, that it will have nothing to do with the PDP because the APC is the majority in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Lawan was reported to have met with some PDP senators and governors, soliciting their…

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ANAMBRA TECHNOVATION GIRLS, IFEST BIYS WORTH BILLIONS OF DOLLARS- SILICON VALLEY GROUP

Anambra ‘Technovation’ girls, IFEST boys worth billion dollars – Silicon-Valley group Saturday, April 13, 2019 (PM News) The Silicon Valley-Nigeria Economic Development (SV-NED) says the five Nigerian girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School, Onitsha, and the four boys from St. John Science and Technical College, Alor, both in Anambra, are worth several billions of dollars. Chairman of SV-NED, Chief Temitope Ajayi, said after Jumia listed on New York Stock Exchange that the Anambra girls and boys were littered all over Nigeria, adding all they need is an opportunity. The five…

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INSIDE ALIKO DANGOTE’S 15.5 BIL LUXURY YACHT, SEE PICS

62 year old Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, sure knows how to live the big life. According to Shipsandports, the President of Dangote Group, owns a luxury yacht, which he bought in 2013 for a mouth watering $43 millIon (₦15.5 billion Nigerian Naira). The picture above shows the 100th richest man and his friends having a nice a time on his custom-made luxury Watercraft that features well furnished bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom with sauna, just to mention a few. From L-R: Femi Otedola of Forte Oil, Segun Awolowo of Nigeria…

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ALLEGED 12.2 BIL FRAUD: PATIENCE JONATHAN TO KNOW FATE MAY 9

Alleged N12.2bn Fraud: Patience Jonathan Knows Fate May 9 …As Witness Described Shagaya, Patience as Co- Conspirators Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, April 12, 2019, fixed May 9, 2019 to deliver judgment in an application for final forfeiture filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of the sums of$8,435,788.84 (about N3 billion) and N9.2 billion (totalling about N12.2 billion), linked to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The court had, on April 19, 2018, ordered an interim…

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3,500 CHILDREN JOIN BOKO HARAM

MORE than 3,500 children recruited by armed groups in the last five years are involved in the on-going Boko Haram war in Nigeria, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Friday. The child-terrorists, according to UNICEF in a statement were aged between 13 and 17 and were recruited between 2013 and 2017. The disclosure was made on Friday ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Chibok school girls abduction. “These numbers are only those that have been verified, while the true figures are likely to be higher,” UNICEF said.…

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SUBSIDY IS FRAUD, NIGERIA PAYING FOR INEFFICIENCY SAYS NLC

THE  Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Saturday described fuel subsidy as a huge fraud, saying that the government is merely paying for inefficiency if it claims to be paying the subsidy. Addressing a press conference at the Labour House, Abuja yesterday, NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, warned the government to be weary of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its advices; nothing that many media houses have been trying to amplify the IMF recommendation that subsidy should be removed. Comrade Wabba was addressing the media on the public declaration of…

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