BUHARI TELLS SOUTH WEST LEADERS HE WILL INTRODUCE CCTV ON THE HIGHWAYS BUT PEOPLE ARE WONDERING HOW THIS WILL CURB KIDNAPPING

President Buhari today held a meeting with the Royal Fathers from the South West region and here is what they discussed. Today in my meeting with Royal Fathers from the South West I outlined a number of measures we are taking to improve security nationwide, as follows: We are expediting commencement of our community policing initiative, and revamping police intelligence gathering capacity. Our community Policing reform means we will be boosting the numbers of security personnel — and very importantly recruiting police officers from their Local Government Areas (LGAs), and…

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MAN CHARGED TO COURT FOR BITING WOMAN’S BREAST DURING FIGHT IN DELTA

A 22-year-old man, Precious Michael, who allegedly bit a woman on her breast, on Wednesday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba, Delta. The police charged Michael with assault and causing grievous hurt. The Prosecution Counsel, Mrs Blessing Okafor , told the court that Michael assaulted Miss Ella Ibeawzie, near the Royal park Hotel, Asaba. Okafor alleged that the defendant bit Ibeawzie on her breast and also knocked out her tooth during an altercation. She alleged that the defendant also tore Ibeawzie’s dress, valued at N4,000. The offence, she said,…

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FAKE AGENT CAUGHT WITH 14 STOLEN ATM CARDS IN KADUNA

The police command in Kaduna on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old fake estate agent, Sunday Michael, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Taiwo Road, for allegedly being in possession of 14 stolen Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards. Michael was charged with criminal conspiracy, impersonation, being in possession of ATM cards suspected to be stolen. Insp. Leo Chidi, the Prosecution Counsel, told the court that Blessing James, who resides in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna, reported the matter at the Barnawa Police Station on July 24. Chidi alleged that the defendant and two others now…

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MAN COMMITS SUICIDE OVER MUM’S INABILITY TO GIVE HIM 700 NAIRA IN DELTA

A 20-year-old boy, Augustine Okpako, has committed suicide by drinking fumigation chemical (Quick Action Spray) over his mother’s failure to give him N700 to settle a pressing need. This happened at Awhire community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State, DAILY POST can report. It was learnt that the deceased had requested the said money from his mother, who in turn promised to give him the money the following day (today). The deceased said he cannot wait till the following day, even as his mother was at the…

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TRIBUNAL NULLIFIES ELECTION OF ONDO PDP REPS MEMBER, DECLARES APC CANDIDATE WINNER

The Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal has nullified the election of a member of the House of Representatives, Ikengboju Gboluga. Mr Gboluga represents Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency. He was sacked by the tribunal for allegedly having dual citizenship. Mr Gboluga was in April declared the winner of the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). But the APC candidate challenged the declaration on the grounds that Mr Gboluga holds United Kingdom citizenship in contradiction to the relevant laws of the country, particularly section 66(1) of the 1999 Constitution.…

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IFEANYI UBAH, JIMOH IBRAHIM, BURUJI KASHAMU TOP LIST OF AMCON CHRONIC DEBTORS, SEE OTHERS

FULL LIST: Ifeanyi Ubah, Jimoh Ibrahim, Kashamu… 20 people holding AMCON’s biggest debts Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, set up a task force with a mandate to devise a strategy to recover the N5 trillion owed to the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The agencies tasked to go after the debtors are Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and the permanent secretaries of the justice and transport ministries. At the meeting that held at the Presidential Villa…

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SCHOOL PROPRIETRESS PLEADS GUILTY TO 5MIL ADVANCE FEE FRAUD, GETS 1 YEAR SENTENCE OR 150K FINE

Court Jails School Proprietress for Obtaining N5m by Trick The Maiduguri Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction and sentencing of Josephine Udeh, before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri on a one-count charge of obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N5, 059,000. Udeh, who was the Proprietress of Dala Standard Secondary School, Maiduguri, collected the said sum as WAEC registration fees from 284 students of her school and converted it to her private…

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ZAMFARA BANDITS RELEASE KOREAN DOCTOR ABDUCTED SINCE JANUARY, 250 OTHERS

Maiharaji Altine, Gusau Bandits have released a Korean medical doctor, who had been in captivity for seven months. The doctor had been working at the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State when he was abducted. Also released were 250 people, who are from different parts of the state as well as neighbouring states. Briefing newsmen in Government House Gusau today, the chairman, Committee for Finding Solutions to Armed Banditry in Zamfara State, retired IGP Mohammed D. Abubakar said, “Negotiations are ongoing to make sure that the remaining captives are saved”.…

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STELLA DAMASUS CELEBRATES HER HUSBAND AS HE MARKS HIS BIRTHDAY, SEE PICS

Stella Damasus took to her Instagram page this morning to wish actor, Daniel Ademinokan, a happy birthday. In her post, the mum of two thanked God for blessing her with a husband who is her friend and soulmate. Everyday I go down on my knees to thank God for his love and mercy towards me. I never forget to thank him for giving me an amazing soulmate. I never forget to thank him for blessing me with a wonderful friend and husband. You are a special and rare being. No…

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