WOMAN ARRESTED FOR KILLING LOVER OVER DAUGHTER’S BIRTHDAY

Chiemelie Ezeobi Homicide detectives from Surulere Police Division, Tuesday arrested one Stella Peter for stabbing her live-in-lover, Bala Haruna, to death over money for their daughter’s birthday. The couple lived together at No 2 Tejuosho Avenue, Surulere, Lagos for three years and had a baby who just turned one. The 23-year-old suspect was said to have asked the 25-year-old deceased for money to organise a birthday party for their daughter, but the latter did not oblige. An argument ensued which turned violent as the woman used a kitchen knife to…

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PORT HARCOURT SERIAL KILLINGS: POLICE MAKE ARREST

The Rivers State Police Command has again warned hotel owners in the state against operating without installing CCTV Cameras, proper documentation of guests and profiling of staffers. The command also discouraged the running of what they described as “Short Time” services for desperate reasons. State Commissioner of Police, Muhammad Danduara came up with these following the spate of killings in low cost hotels in Rivers state where several women have been murdered. CP Danduara, who linked the killing of young females to cultism,, urged parents to advise their children against…

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BUHARI DISSOLVES OBONO OBLAH’S SPIP

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman. A statement sent to DAILY POST on Tuesday by Femi Adesina, Spokesperson to the President, said that “The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP. “The panel was established in August 2017 by the then Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN to investigate specifically mandated cases…

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ALLEGED 400MIL.SCANDAL: TRIAL OF FORMER SOKOTO GOC BEGINS

The Nigerian Army has commenced the trial of the former General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Sokoto, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, over alleged stolen N400 million by some soldiers under his command. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, while inaugurating the General Court Martial on Tuesday in Abuja, said the trial was in line with the Armed Forces Act Cap A20 Laws of the Federation 2014. The General Court Martial is to be presided over by the Chief of Policy and Plans, Nigerian Army Headquarters, Maj.-Gen. Lamidi Adeosun, as…

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SEE HOW A UBTH STUDENT WHO MET A STAFF OF THE INSTITUTION PICKING TEXTBOOKS FROM THE DUSTBIN FOR HER SS2 DAUGHTER SOLVED THE DESPERATE WOMAN’S PROBLEM

According to the Twitter user, she is a UBTH student. She saw a female worker picking books from the dustbin and after picking the books, she came to her to ask if the books would be relevant for her daughter, an SS2 student. But the books weren’t and she was told so. But the Twitter user promised to help the desperate mother who claimed she was not educated. She came on Twitter to ask for help and help surely came as many of her followers donated books and money for…

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BUHARI STRIPS OSINBAJO OF ALL POWERS, TELLS VP TO SEEK PRESIDENTIAL APPROVAL FOR ORGANISATIONS UNDER HIS SUPERVISION

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to, henceforth, seek presidential approvals for agencies under his supervision, TheCable can report. Under the laws setting up the agencies, the president is empowered to give final approvals but TheCable understands that the provisions were not followed during the first term. TheCable learnt that the directive to follow due process was issued via a presidential memo on Monday. Currently, Osinbajo is the chairman of the governing boards of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), the National Boundary Commission (NBC) and the Border…

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CONSTABLE RECRUITMENT: BUHARI WADES INTO PSC, POLICE MESSY FIGHT

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday waded into the crisis rocking the recruitment of 10,000 police constable. Police There have been disagreement between the Nigeria Police Force, and the Police Service Commission, PSC, over the supervision of the recruitment process. Briefing State House correspondents after submitting  the 2018 Annual Report of the PSC, the Commission’s Chairman and former Inspector General of Police, IGP Musiliu Smith said the disagreement on the recruitment was discussed at the meeting with President Buhari. Fielding questions from State House correspondents after the meeting that…

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EZEKWESILI REVEALS THE TRUTH ABOUT THE DISSOLVED ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT TEAM LED BY OSINBAJO

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of a new economic team. Buhari, on Monday, constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), dissolving the previous led by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The Presidency had said that the new team is made up of the following: Prof. Doyin Salami – Chairman; Dr. Mohammed Sagagi – Vice-Chairman; Prof. Ode Ojowu – Member; Dr. Shehu Yahaya – Member; Dr. Iyabo Masha – Member; Prof. Chukwuma Soludo – Member; Mr. Bismark Rewane – Member; Dr. Mohammed Adaya Salisu – Secretary…

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XENOPHOBIA: EVACUATION FLIGHT FOR RETURNING NIGERIANS DELAYED

By Chinedu Eze It has been confirmed that the flight billed to airlift Nigerians from South Africa has been delayed because authorities at the OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg are yet to give permit to the airline for the flight. The flight was billed to take off at 1:00am early Tuesday and arrive Johannesburg at 7:00 am. The flight was also planned to leave the OR Tambo International Airport Johannesburg at 12:00 pm for Nigeria, to arrive the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos by 7:00 pm. But with this…

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NIGERIA’S MUHAMMED BANDE TAKES OVER AS PRESIDENT OF 74TH UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Ms.Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year. The ceremony, held inside the General Assembly Hall of the UN headquarters in New York, marked the end of the 73rd session . The 74th session will formally begin on Tuesday with the inauguration of Muhammad-Bande, who is the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN. The handover ceremony was witnessed by top officials of the UN led by…

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