IKE, ELO EVICTED FROM BIG BROTHER NAIJA HOUSE

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija housemate, Ike has been evicted from the reality show. SleekGist Reports And Mercy burst into hot tears. She cried and cried and was inconsolable. He was evicted from the Pepper Dem edition of Big Brother during the live eviction show on Sunday, after the eviction of Elo on penultimate #BBNaija live eviction show, tonight. His eviction has left 6 housemates to now battle for the grand prize of N60m. And for the final show next week, from which the ultimate winner will emerge, Ebuka announced that…

Read More

DSS ARRESTS ACTIVIST AS HE LANDS IN NIGERIA FROM GERMANY

  September 29, 2019Azeezat Adedigba Nigeria’s State Security Service, SSS, has arrested an activist, Chido Onumah. Mr Onumah, a journalist and author, was arrested at the Abuja airport on Sunday evening, an associate told PREMIUM TIMES. The journalist returned to Nigeria from Spain where he recently bagged a doctorate in communication studies. He arrived via a Lufthansa airline and was waiting for his luggage at about 5:00 p.m. when SSS officials accosted him, the associate who was at the airport to receive Mr Onumah told PREMIUM TIMES. It is believed…

Read More

SEE PROJECTS HEADING TO DAURA ALL BECAUSE OF BUHARI

Many projects have been completed with several still ongoing. Some are still being planned as sites have been allocated for them. Some of the projects include rehabilitation or expansion of existing ones, re-activation and completion of those abandoned as well as new ones. Heavy-duty machines and construction sites can be seen at different locations executing different projects, including road construction, drainages, schools, water projects, etc, depicting an apparent testimony of benefiting from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. During a visit to the town, our correspondent discovered that there is…

Read More

6 TIMES BUHARI HAS DISOBEYED COURT ORDER

The refusal of the Department of State Services to release Omoyele Sowore , the publisher of SaharaReporters, an online news platform from its custody has brought to mind several other instances where the government ignored court orders. From unlawful imprisonment to outright refusal to obey court directives , below are some of the instance where the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has erred. Omoyele Sowore Omoyele Sowore , a former presidential candidate and publisher of SaharaReporters , an online news platform was on August 3 , 2019 arrested by the DSS…

Read More

UK ISSUES NEW IMMIGRATION RULES, SEE DETAILS

UK Immigration Update: Statement of Changes to Immigration Rules Announced A statement of changes to the UK’s Immigration Rules was announced on 9 September. Here is a summary of the most relevant changes. Tier 2 (General) This category allows UK companies to sponsor non-European Economic Area (EEA) nationals to work in skilled roles in the United Kingdom. It is subject to an annual limit of 20,700 places, divided into monthly allocations. The main changes that employers should be aware of include the following: Ph.D.-level roles will be removed from the…

Read More

POLICE UNCOVER LAGOS BABY FACTORY WITH 19 PREGNANT GIRLS

Ignatius Igwe The Lagos State Police Command has uncovered a baby factory from a detention camp in the Ikotun area of the state. The police also rescued 19 pregnant girls and a day-old-baby. The victims, some of whom are between ages thirteen and twenty eight, were allegedly lured to Lagos with promises of jobs. One of the victims, Hope Bright from Rivers State who narrated her ordeal said her two-year-old child whom she came with from the village was snatched from her. “As I reached there, the woman checked me.…

Read More

36 CASES OF YELLOW FEVER REPORTED IN KATSINA

A woman being vaccinated against yellow fever in Katsina State on September 28, 2019. At least 36 cases of Yellow Fever have been reported in Danmusa and Kankara Local Government Areas of Katsina State. The Permanent Secretary at the State Ministry of Health, Dr Kabir Mustapha stated this at the flag off ceremony of a preventive mass vaccination campaign in the state capital. He revealed that more than seven million people representing 87% of the state’s population are to be vaccinated against the disease following its outbreak in the two LGAs.…

Read More

BANDITS KILL POLICEMAN, 7 OTHERS IN NIGER

Laleye Dipo in Minna Suspected bandits at the weekend killed a policeman and seven members of a local security operative in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State. A top police source told THISDAY on Saturday in Minna, the state capital, that the slain policeman was a “constable” but did not disclose his name. The bandits were said to have rustled several heads of cattle from Kusherki village and were escaping with the animals when the incident occurred. “The policeman and local vigilante raced after the bandits in order to…

Read More

NBA BERATES DSS OVER DISOBEDIENCE OF COURT ORDERS

NBA National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kunle Edun Nseobong Okon-Ekong The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a notorious agency that enjoys treating judicial process with disdain, particularly as it pertains to obeying orders of courts enforcing the fundamental rights of Nigerians. The NBA position, which was made known in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Kunle Edun, referred to the “Unfortunate and flagrant disobedience of the order of Hon. Mr. Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court sitting at Abuja…

Read More

NHIS CLEARS THE AIR OVER ITS ACCOUNTS BEING HACKED

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has assured stakeholders that the scheme’s account remains secured, intact and beyond the possible reach of hackers and other nefarious entities as it only operates the federal government’s Treasury Single Account (TSA). The Head of Media and Public Relations of the scheme, Ayo Osinlu, made this known on Sunday in a press statement. According to the statement: “The discovery of fraud in the operations of one of the Health Maintenance Organisations (HMO), Clearline International Limited, leading to the arrest of two persons, one of…

Read More