BOKO HARAM AMBUSHES SOLDIERS, 8 DEAD, 5 MISSING

About eight soldiers have been confirmed dead and five others missing after insurgents suspected Boko Haram insurgents ambushed troops of the Sector Three in Lake Chad area on Friday, a security source said. The incident happened around Gasarwa general area on Gajiram-Monguno road. The troops were coming from Monguno and heading to Maiduguri on Friday morning.  According to the source, the insurgents used rocket-propelled grenades to engage the troops. The source added before the arrival of the troops backup from Monguno and air support, the insurgents had withdrawn with lots…

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YVONNE JEGEDE BEGS FORMER TOASTERS TO COME BACK

Ayo Onikoyi Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede who recently got divorced is now begging her old toasters to come back as she is now out of relationship. In a post on her Instagram page, Jegede wrote a special announcement to her old toasters formally announcing that her marriage is over. She ended the post with “a ti lo a ti de” a Yoruba phrase meaning “we have gone, we are now back” “Special announcement, if you have toasted me before and I told you I was in a relationship, please come…

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MAN WHOSE DAUGHTER WAS RAPED IN RIVERS HOSPITAL SETTLES FOR 370K COMPENSATION TO FORESTALL PROSECUTION, SEE PICS

The victim (right) with leader of Behind Bars Initiative, Gwamnishu Harrison. A man whose 14-year-old daughter was allegedly raped about a week ago by a 67-year-old man in Rivers State, Nigeria’s South-South, has opted for financial compensation, rather than have the police go ahead with an investigation. “She’s my daughter, I have the right to decide what I want. My decision is also her decision,” Rufus Felix told PREMIUM TIMES, Friday, defending his decision to receive N370, 000 as part of a settlement. “They are exposing my daughter to the…

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MOTHER OF FOUR BLEEDS TO DEATH AFTER TAKING ABORTION PILLS FROM BOYFRIEND IN EBONYI

The Ebonyi State police command has confirmed the death of a 29-year-old mother of four, Mrs Chinasa Odah, from Inikiri Effium, Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State, who administered drug for abortion giving to her by his suspected boyfriend, one Mgbada. According to DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the death noted that the woman bled to death at Sudan hospital on Saturday, August 24, leaving behind living her four children. She said that the suspect will be arraigned after investigation as “the matter as still under investigation.” DSP Odah said: “The…

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Gunmen on Thursday evening killed five villagers and burned some houses at a village in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Mr Bege Katuka, the Interim Management Committee Chairman of the Local Government told the News Agency of Nigeria, on Friday, in Kafanchan that the attackers stormed the village around 4:00 p.m. “Five persons were killed, while two others are still missing. “A number of houses, including the new Police Outpost, were vandalised and BURNT “We have urged the people to remain calm and have confidence in the security agents that…

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MAN DIVORCES WIFE FOR SHOUTING EX-LOVER’S NAME DURING LOVEMAKING

A Zimbabwean man, Felix Dube, has sued his wife, Nombulelelo Moyo, at a divorce court, for habitually shouting her ex-lover’s name during sex with him. According to iHarare, Dube had approached the Bulawayo Customary court, claiming he suspects Moyo was still dating her ex, given the frequency, with which she calls out his name during their intimate moments. He told the court, “I’m customarily married to Nombulelelo Moyo and our union has irretrievably broken down as I suspect that she is still dating her ex-lover because, whenever we are in bed, she…

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FAYOSE’S RESPONSE TO EKITI ASSEMBLY INVITATIONS LEAVES THEM DUMBFOUNDED

Former Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, earlier today visited the state house of assembly, after he was summoned over alleged misappropriation of local government funds while in office. Though there was drama in the House after he was asked by lawmakers to return back home, and come on a later date. Speaking on the turn of events on his verified Twitter handle, Fayose said, “I just left the Ekiti House of Assembly where I met with the Speaker and some Principal Officers. I’m a clear conscience, I fear no accusation.”…

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MIKEL OBI’S RELATIONSHIP WITH BABY MAMA, OLGA UNDER THREAT OVER TURKISH MOVE

Olga Diyachenko, girlfriend of former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has threatened to dump the Chelsea legend over his transfer move to Trabzonspor this summer. We had reported that Mikel joined the Turkish Super Lig side after leaving English club, Middlesbrough. According to AOIFootball, Olga has threatened Mikel that she will no longer come to Turkey to visit him with her children. The report added that Olga is not happy with the 32-year-old after he left England for Turkey, adding that the pair relationship has gone sour. Mikel and…

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POLICE COMMISSION SUSPENDS RECRUITMENT OF 10,000 CONSTABLES

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has disclosed the suspension of the ongoing recruitment process of 10,000 Constables into the Nigeria Police Force, NPF. PSC explained that the suspension would enable it to finalise the remaining stage of the exercise. A statement by the Commission’s spokesperson, Ikechukwu Ani on Friday urged candidates to wait for further directives from it. The statement reads: “The Police Service Commission has enjoined applicants for recruitment into the Constable Cadre of the Nigeria Police Force to exercise some patience as it finalises the remaining stage of…

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