EZEKWESILI CONDEMNS CALLOUS JOKE BY BUHARI ON IGP BEING LEAN BATTLING SECURITY

A former Minister of Education and human rights activist, Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for what she referred to as a “callous joke about insecurity.” Ezekwesili was reacting to a video in which the President had equated the dwindling weight of the Acting Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, to his working hard at securing the nation. After he arrived the country from his 10-day private visit on Sunday, a reporter had asked the President: “Are we likely to see a different approach in the fight against…

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INTERNET KINGPIN ARRESTED IN CALABAR

Four Internet Fraudsters Arrested in Calabar Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested four internet fraudsters in Calabar, Cross River State, following two seperate raids carried out in the early hours of Saturday, May 4, 2019 and Sunday, May 5, 2019. The Saturday morning operation led to the arrest of a known “yahoo” kingpin, Akpojivi Joel Onoriode, a 29-year-old graduate of Delta State University, Abraka who is married with two kids. Onoriode was arrested in his lavishly furnished duplex located at…

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MAN STABS DRUNKEN FRIEND TO DEATH, SEE PIX

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 28-year-old man, Oni Olohunwa, for allegedly stabbing his friend to death. The deceased friend, Baraka Taiwo, was reportedly drunk at the time he was stabbed at a party. New Telegraph gathered that argument ensued between the duo after which the suspect brought out a knife and stabbed the deceased in the chest and back. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the arrest of the suspect in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abeokuta. Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of…

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SHAME, SHAME, SHAME ON YOU NORTH, ABUJA PASTOR SARAH OMAKU LAMBASTS NORTHERN LEADERS IN NEW VIDEO

A video of Nigerian Pastor, Sarah Omakhu calling out Northern Leaders over failed educational system in the north has gone viral. She compared the north with Yorubas and Ibos in terms of education and stated that the north is lagging behind and the northern pupils and students can’t really speak English. She said “Shame Shame, Shame On The North” Sarah Omakwu is a Dynamic Christian Speaker and Senior Pastor Family Worship Centre, Abuja. See reactions here, Watch Video Below, http://www.thenaijafame.com.ng/2019/05/shame-on-north-pastor-sarah-omakhu.html?m=1 (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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DAD KILLS 4- MONTH OLD SON WITH LETHAL INJECTION IN BENUE

A Makurdi Magistrate’s court in Benue State on Monday remanded one Solomon in prison for alleged culpable homicide and attempt to commit suicide. The Magistrate, Mrs. J.O Ayia, ordered that the accused person be remanded at the Federal Prisons, Makurdi for further investigation. The police prosecutor, Sergeant Godwin Ato told the court that the case was reported by one Laadi Solomon of Tse- Akpongu Mbagen in Buruku Local Government Area of Benue State on April 20, 2019. Ato said the complainant reported that the accused person, who is her husband,…

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COURT GRANTS ADELEKE’S REQUEST TO TRAVEL ABROAD

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to travel to the United States of America for medical check-up on Tuesday The judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, however, ordered him to honour a fresh police invitation on May 6 (Monday), before travelling the next day. In his ruling delivered on Friday, but whose enrolled order was sighted by The PUNCH on Monday, the court specifically directed the Police not to prevent the…

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FULANI HERDSMEN KILL 2 BOYS IN OWERRI

Fulani herdsmen in Owerri, the Imo State capital have reportedly killed 2 young boys guarding a farm in the early hours of today. According to a Facebook user Egeonu Clinton, the young boys are reportedly from the Northern part of the country and they had earlier warned the Fulani Herdsmen in Owerri to stay away from the farm. According to the report, the herdsmen left and came back with arms and ammunition to kill the young boys. Read below: This nonsense has to stop ooo… Fulani herds men has entered…

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MY HUSBAND CALLS ME A PROSTITUTE, WOMAN TELLS COURT

A 55-year-old housewife, Hama Aliyu of Sabon Gayan village, Kaduna State, on Monday dragged her husband, Dahiru Musa, before a Sharia court l, Magajin Gari, for allegedly calling her a commercial sex worker. Aliyu told the court that since her husband married a second wife, he has not fed not cared for her in ten years. “I go to the forest to get firewood by myself. Sometimes I go with my children to look for food. Upon that, he insults and beat me sometimes. ”He calls me a prostitute. My…

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MY TRIP TO LONDON NOT TO COMPILE MINISTERIAL LIST- BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure. The president stated this on Sunday in Abuja after a 10-day private visit to London. Buhari stated that he did not discuss the issue of the appointment of new cabinet ministers with anybody. The president said: “I didn’t discuss with anybody. So, I don’t know how they knew about it. I didn’t discuss it with anybody.’’ On possibility of introducing fresh approach in…

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I WAS OFFERED MONEY TO COMPROMISE LAST ELECTIONS IN KWARA -REC

How I was offered money to compromise 2019 elections in Kwara — REC How I was offered money to compromise 2019 elections in Kwara — REC By .  Malam Garba Madami, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara on Monday said that he resisted money offered by politicians to compromise the just concluded 2019 general elections in the state. Madami, who hails from Gurara Local Government Area, of the state made this known to newsmen after his daughter’s wedding in Minna. “There was pressure by politicians who offered me money to…

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