CBN IGNORES REPS, GOES AHEAD WITH CASHLESS POLICY

  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it was going ahead with its decision to impose charges on cash deposits and withdrawals in banks in excess of N500,000 for individuals and N3 million for corporate entities. Although the policy became effective on Wednesday, The House of Representatives on Thursday told the apex bank through a resolution to suspend it. ALSO READ: CBN retains interest rate at 13.5% Answering questions from reporters shortly after the Monetary Policy Committee meeting, CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele said the policy was not new as…

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15 ARRAIGNED FOR STEALING FROM PATIENCE JONATHAN AND PLOTTING TO KILL HER

The police in Bayelsa have arraigned 15 persons for stealing from former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, and allegedly plotting to kill her. The suspects were arraigned before the Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa, on Friday, September 20. Recall that the police had in June arrested some persons for breaking into her Otuoke home, carting away jewelries and other valuables worth N3bn. They were said to have stolen seven gold bangles and jewelries, five Samsung air conditioners, two sets of upholstery chairs, and six Samsung flat screen television…

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WHY WE CLOSED OUR BORDERS- BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, received the leadership of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Igbere TV reports. Our State House correspondent reports that the delegation, which were drawn from Nigeria and other West African countries, were received at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking on the closure of the Nigerian border, President Buhari said the aim was to put an end to smuggling and dumping of substandard items from other countries into Nigeria. He lamented the impact of fake drugs…

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MY MARRIAGE SUFFERED BECAUSE OF MY SUCCESSFUL CAREER, YVONNE JEGEDE REPLIES ALI BABA

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede, has reacted to comedian, Alibaba’s post about how high achieving women are being frustrated in relationships and marriages. Yvonne Jegede Alibaba, in his post, pointed out that most women in this generation are becoming very ambitious and instead of it motivating the men, they have become very insecure. The actress, in her reaction to his post, stated that it is the story of her life, as she took a swipe at her estranged husband, Kunle Abounce. See her comment below: View this post on Instagram Could this be said any…

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SECURITY TIGHTENED IN NASARAWA AS GUBER ELECTION TRIBUNAL GIVES JUDGEMENT SATURDAY

  The Nasarawa State Police Command on Friday said it had beefed up security in the state to prevent any breakdown of law and order ahead of the judgment of the governorship election petition tribunal slated for Saturday. The tribunal had fixed Saturday for judgement in a petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party and it’s governorship candidate, Mr David Ombugadu, challenging the victory of Governor Abdullahi Sule in the March 9 governorship election. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bola Longe, told News Agency of Nigeria that the police…

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DISMISS BUKOLA DAKOLO’S SUIT AGAINST ME, BIODUN FATOYINBO TELLS COURT

  Ade Adesomoju Abuja The Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has reacted to the suit accusing him of raping then 17-year-old Busola, now a mother of three and wife to Timi Dakolo, an inspirational singer. In his preliminary objection, which he filed against the suit on Friday, September 20, 2019, Fatoyinbo told the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja where the suit was instituted that the prayers contained in the case were ‘ungrantable.’ Describing the suit as being statute-barred, having not been filed…

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AFTERMATH OF ELECTION TRIBUNAL RULING: ATIKU SENDS MESSAGE TO NIGERIANS

  A Message of Gratitude to Nigerians For Your Support on This Necessary Journey. Dearly beloved citizens of Nigeria, I write to personally thank you for your support for our shared common goal and the solidarity I enjoyed from all walks of life and every strata of society, right from July 21, 2018, when I informed you, the good people of Nigeria, that I would contest the 2019 Presidential election, to Wednesday, September 11, 2019, when the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal rendered its verdict. Nothing good comes easy, and hard…

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ROBBERS LURE TRANSPORTER WITH TRIP, MURDER HIM, BODY PARTS MISSING

A 33-year-old transporter, Destiny Ehikwe, has been murdered by suspected thieves in Illah, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State. The deceased, who left behind his wife and seven-month-old baby, was said to be plying the Asaba-Agbor-Benin route with his Sienna space wagon, and was contracted by a man in his 20s to convey some items for him. A member of the deceased’s family, one Mr Okonta, told PUNCH Metro that Destiny was contracted on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, to convey the items from Issele-Uku to Ubolue. He said,…

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CAPTURED SERIAL KILLER REVEALS WHAT HE DOES WITH THE PHONES OF VICTIMS

Gracious David West, the Serial Killer in Port Harcourt has continued his confession. In new video, during his parade by police, he confessed on how he started from Lagos and moved to Owerri and from Owerri to Port Harcourt. He also revealed how met the lady at club and exposed a phone seller identified as ‘China’ who has a shop at Waterline in Port Harcourt. He said he sells the phones of his victims to the guy. Meanwhile, the Rivers state police boss addressed the issues raised by some who…

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D’BANJ, WIFE WELCOMES BABY BOY IN THE US

Kokomaster D’banj Afro music artist D’banj also popularly known as Kokomaster as has welcomed a new baby boy. Recall earlier when the artist lost his one-year-old son, Daniel Oyebanjo III after he reportedly drowned in a pool in their residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. Two months following the tragic incident, the artist dedicated a beautiful song to his wife. It was a really hard time for D’banj as he revealed that he never thought he would ever lose a child and that the sad incident really affected him and his wife. D’banj Shortly…

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