TRANSPORT MINISTER, AMAECHI, OTHER RAIL PASSENGERS ESCAPE BY WHISKERS AS BANDITS ATTACK ABUJA KADUNA TRAIN AGAIN

Hundreds of Abuja-Kaduna train passengers, including the minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, have escaped attack by kidnappers on Sunday evening. DAILY NIGERIAN reliably gathered that the kidnappers laid in ambush around Mando area and attempted to waylay the passengers, who arrived at arrived at Rigasa train station around 8:15pm. Sources said no sooner the kidnappers opened fire on the vehicles than mobile policemen and soldiers arrived the scene in armoured vehicles to disperse the hoodlums. “We were lucky the police and soldiers are nearby to come our rescue. The minister…

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NEW BAYELSA GOVERNOR, DIRI REACHES OUT TO OPPOSITION

By Mike Odiegwu, Yenagoa Bayelsa Governor, Douye Diri, has called on the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate in the last election, Chief David Lyon and other opposition parties to support his administration. Speaking during a thanksgiving service on Sunday, Diri promised to run an all-inclusive government. He insisted that he needed the cooperation and support of all leaders of the state, including former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to succeed. While thanking God for giving him the mandate, the governor urged…

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WHERE IS SENATOR ADEMOLA ADELEKE

A former Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Osun State and senator who represented the Osun-West Senatorial district until June 2019, Ademola Adeleke, has been missing in action for some time and his admirers are not happy with his absence. Fondly called the ‘dancing Senator’, Adeleke went off the social radar ever since he lost the ‘battle’ for the Osun governorship seat, to his main contender, the All Progressives Congress’ Gboyega Oyetola. The politician who came close to being called the Governor of Osun State was obviously distraught when he…

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APC TAUGHT PDP TO POLITICISE SECURITY, SHEHU SANI REPLIES PRESIDENCY

A former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has responded to the allegations of the presidency bordering on insecurity. The Presidency on Saturday raised alarm over plots by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to politically embarrass President Muhammadu Buhari over the rising insecurity in the country. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said the opposition party was planning to lead a 2,000 man protest against security chiefs in the country. Mr Shehu said this is the latest plan to embarrass his principal after the president was booed in Maiduguri last week. “The Presidency wishes to…

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MAN COMMITS SUICIDE AS GIRLFRIEND HE TRAINED IN SCHOOL DUMPS HIM

A man known as Mr. Ossy from Aguleri in Anambra State Nigeria committed suicide by hanging himself on a Mango tree after sponsoring one Miss Melisa Nnaji from Enugu State to the University level at Institute of Management Technology (IMT) with the promise of getting married to her after graduation. Regrettably, the man couldn’t stand the shock when he received an invitation of the girl’s marriage coming up 18th of March 2020 through one of his best friend called Nnadozie, Which led him to commit suicide. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2940702139326101&id=100001590311104 (Quote) (Report) 2…

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IDENTITY OF LAGOS UBER PASSENGER WHO JUMPED INTO LAGOON REVEALED

It was reported yesterday of a young man who boarded a car-hailing service, Uber from Gbagada. He had complained of stomach trouble and asked to relieve himself only to jump into the lagoon. https://www.nairaland.com/5688834/uber-passenger-jumps-into-lagos A search has been carried out by officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) who in turn had engaged local divers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV2I2h60trk Chances of getting him alive is slim, as the search has been suspended for two days as a result of exhaustion and the opposing water-currents. However, Idowu Badmos, driver of the call…

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JUDGE ASKS COMPLAINANT TO DO NEEDFUL BEFORE HEARING CASE FILED SINCE JUNE 2019

Businessman sues Eko Hotels, seeks reassignment of Judge An international businessman, Chief Solomon Nwadiogbu, has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to reassign his case against management of the Eko Hotel and Suites from Justice S. Saidu, over alleged bias and lack of confidence. Nwadiogbu told reporters in Lagos at the weekend the suit he filed against the Eko Hotel and Suites over the illegal seizure of his personal belongings valued at about N400m is about to be frustrated by Justice Saidu, who has allegedly refused to hear the…

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MAN, FRIENDS, ASSAULT MEDICAL DOCTOR, SECURITY IN ABUJA FMC

Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja has condemned an assault on one of its members while on call on Saturday. The Association in a statement signed by its President, Dr Adejo Arome and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) on Sunday in Abuja, threatened to take necessary action if security agencies did not prosecute the perpetrators. Arome said that the assault was committed on Saturday when the doctor on call was discharging his duty. According to him, the doctor on duty was…

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3 SIBLINGS BURNT TO DEATH IN ANAMBRA INFERNO

  Tragedy struck in Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State today February 15th after three siblings, two boys and a girl between the ages of two months to five years, were burnt to death in a fire outbreak inside their parent’s home. According to a statement by the state police command spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, the deceased children suffered varying degrees of burns and died on the spot. He added that properties worth millions of naira were lost in the inferno.  “Today 15/2/ 2020 at about 02:am, there was a fire…

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THIS LADY SEDUCES MEN THEN KIDNAPS THEM, ABDUCTED HER FEMALE FRIEND ALSO

How she stole late friend’s ATM, emptied account MUHAMMED SABIU writes that a woman kidnapper named Hauwa is as active in the kidnap trade as any of her male counterpart, but basically using her beauty as bait. NEMESIS finally caught up with a notorious kidnapper operating in the North, who confessed to the abductions of some of her boyfriends. While kidnapping is assumed to be the exclusive preserve of men, this female kidnapper has shown by her statement, according to police sources, that even ladies are not left out of…

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