POLICE REVEALS WHY THEY SEALED OFF GOVERNOR UDOM EMMANUEL’S CHURCH

The Police in Akwa Ibom said they shut down the Quo Iboe Church on No.112, Ikot Ekpene Road, on Sunday, to prevent further clash among members. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, is reported to be a worshipper in the parish. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Zaki Ahmed, said this while speaking with newsmen on Monday in Uyo. Ahmed said there was clash among the worshippers on Sunday during which many worshippers sustained injuries. He also said that the Police sealed off the church when information reached…

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650MIL FRAUD: TRIAL OF FCT MINISTER, OTHERS ADJOURNED TILL OCTOBER 11

An ABUJA Federal High Court on Monday, further adjourned until Oct. 11, the trial of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and others, facing money laundering charges in the sum of N650 million. The defendants were re-arraigned on June 27, before Justice Chukeujekwu Aneke, alongside two People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftains, Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti, on an amended 24-count. The charge was preferred by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. They were first arraigned before Justice Sule Hassan, on Jan. 16, 2018, and had each…

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IMPEACHED BAYELSA ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SAYS HE REMAINS SPEAKER

Hon Tonye Isenah, Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly on Monday rejected reports of his impeachment as false and a nullity as he remains the speaker of the house. There was heavy shooting at the Bayelsa House of Assembly during a session of the assembly when hundreds of youths stormed the assembly complex in Yenagoa. Iseanah deferred the session inconclusively for the house to continue on recess. In any case, young people who assaulted the meeting promptly raged the House, shooting sporadically and carried off the mace while a few…

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LAGOS POLICE INSPECTOR PICTURED WITH INDECENT DRESSING FACES PANEL, SEE BEFORE AND AFTER PICS

L-R: Inspector Michael Olubode in uniform; in mufti   The Nigeria Police Force says an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad whose photograph trended all day last Friday is already facing internal disciplinary procedure. The NPF identified the inappropriately dressed officer as Inspector Michael Olubode. Olubode’s manner of dressing while he appeared to be on duty caught attention when it was tweeted. PUNCH Online got in touch with the man who tweeted the image, and, speaking off record, he said the copyright of the image belonged to a deaf friend of…

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BUHARI COMMISSIONS INDUSTRIAL COURT HEADQUARTERS BUILDING, SEE PICS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja pledged that his administration will continue to adequately fund the judiciary to enable it discharge its responsibilities. The President also said it is the collective duty of the three arms of government to ensure fair justice delivery and safeguard the rights of all Nigerians. The President spoke at the commissioning of the annex building of the headquarters of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Area 3, Abuja, which also marked the valedictory session of the President of the Court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo.…

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NIGERIAN ARMY CANNOT DEFEAT BOKO HARAM BY CONVENTIONAL BATTLES ALONE BUT BY SPIRITUAL WARFARE- BURATAI

The Nigerian Army today held a seminar on spiritual warfare to counter insugency and violent extremism in the country. The seminar held at the Nigerian Army Resource center in Asokoro, Abuja. Speaking at the event, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, said that Boko Haram and other terror groups operating in the country cannot be defeated by warfare alone. He noted that finding appropriate narratives that will counter the ideologies of the sect members will contribute immensely to the progress being made towards eradicating their activities in Nigeria. Represented at…

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GUNMEN ABDUCT ADAMAWA UNIVERSITY PROF, SHOOTS HIS BROTHER DEAD

Gunmen have abducted a Professor of Soil Science in Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, Adamu Zata and killed his brother, Dr Sheda Zata. The kidnappers killed the professor’s younger brother, a veterinary doctor, possibly in panic, according to a family source, Mr Padio Phin. He said the twin incidents occurred in the early hours of Monday at the professor’s residence in Girei, near Yola The source told our correspondent that Dr Sheda, who decided to spend the night with the professor after having come from his rural posting…

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MAN DISCOVERS TWO OF HIS THREE KIDS WERE NOT FATHERED BY HIM AFTER 12 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

The time devil settles in your home is when one gets married to a bad partner. I got married to a wrong woman about 12years ago, we had 3kids, 2 boys and a girl, our first child (a boy) is 11years old. I have been suspecting her for some time now. We’ve been having issues recently, our families and friends have tried to help us reconcile but she kept insulting me and my family members an attitude which she developed overnight. Initially she stole from my save about a million…

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MAN ARRESTED FOR ORGANISING RALLY IN SUPPORT OF OSINBAJO FOR 2023 PRESIDENT, SEE PIX

Coordinator of a youth group that organised a political rally for Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, last week in Akure, Bamise Akintomide, has been arrested by the police in Ondo State, SaharaReporters has learnt. It was learnt that he is currently being detained at the Criminal and Investigation Bureau Department of the Ondo State Police Command headquarters in Akure, the capital. A source, who confirmed Akintomide’s arrest to our correspondent on Monday, said he must have been picked up for organising a rally in support of the Vice President. The…

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