LAGOS 1004 ESTATE RESIDENTS RAISE ALARM OVER DPO ABETTING CRIMINALS

1004 estate in Victoria Island, Lagos The 1004 Homeowners and Residents Association (1004HORA), Lagos, on Friday appealed to President Mohammadu Buhari to deliver them from the hand’s criminals terrorising the estate and allegedly abetted by the police. The estate’s Acting Chairperson, Mrs Lola Ademola, told a news conference that the call had become expedient as their efforts to stem criminality in the 41-year-old estate were frustrated and had not yielded the desired result. According to her, the DPO in charge of the Divisional Police Officer of Bar Beach Police Station,…

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36 FEARED DEAD IN EBONYI ACCIDENT

5 persons have been rescued so far — Police By Peter Okutu – Abakaliki No fewer than 36 persons have been feared dead, following an accident that occurred at Akaeze Development Centre in Ivo Local Government Area of the State. Vanguard gathered that the accident occurred at Akaeze bridge in Akaeze development center. An unconfirmed report has it that a 608 bus conveying 36 people coming from a burial ceremony in Ebony State lost control and plunged into Akaeze River. “After the burial ceremony in Ebonyi,  the 608 buses conveying…

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GUNMEN ABDUCT 5 FAMILY MEMBERS, 2 OTHERS IN KADUNA

File photo of a gunman wearing bullets At least five persons including a mother and her four children have been reported kidnapped by some yet-to-be-identified gunmen in Barkallahu community in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The fresh attack comes barely one week after 17 family members were kidnapped who were said to be on their way to the farm at Udawa village in Chikun Local Government Area of the state. While the police authorities are yet to confirm the incident, eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the attack occurred…

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TENSION IN DELTA AS POLICE RELEASES NOLLYWOOD DIRECTOR ACCUSED OF MURDER

Matthew Ochei, Asaba The release from police custody of a Nollywood director, Mr Nonso Ekene, over the murder of one Miss Obiageli Onekanse is now causing ripples in Delta State The police had arrested a gateman and Ekene for the alleged murder of Obiageli on September 4, 2020. In a petition addressed to the state Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Community and Social Development in the state, Mrs Flora Alatan, on Thursday, said the state government was interested in the gruesome murder of the 36-year-old…

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LADY ARRESTED, RAPED AND KILLED BY SARS OFFICERS IN ABUJA, SEE HER PICS

A lady identified as Ifeoma has died in police custody a day after she was arrested by SARS in Abuja.According to report, she was arrested when the officers came to arrest her fiance without seeing him. The legal team is accusing SARS of assaulting her sexually before killing her. Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2020/09/sars-arrest-lady-in-abujakill-her-after.html?m=1 re)

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PDP RIVERS RAISES ALARM OVER SIEGE LAID ON WIKE’S HOTEL IN EDO

  The attention of the entire People of Rivers State has been drawn to the siege laid at the Hotel where the Governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike is lodging while on official assignment in Benin, Edo State. Recall that Governor Wike was appointed Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election; this is same position Governor Ganduje of Kano State occupies for his party the APC. Governor Ganduje and Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State are all in Benin, Edo State carrying out their assignment…

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NIMR DEVELOPS TEST KIT FOR COVID-19

The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research at Yaba, Lagos, says it has developed molecular test kit for COVID-19. The research institute says the test kit is known as the SARS CoV-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay, SIMA. The test kit is for COVID-19 detection, according to the institute’s Director-General, Prof. Babatunde Salako. In a chat with PUNCH Healthwise, on Friday, Salako said the innovation was borne out of the global sample testing challenges experienced by scientists and physicians. Speaking on the importance of the test kit in the fight against the global pandemic,…

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IMO GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW LAW WHICH GRANTS HIM POWERS TO ORDER DETENTION OF RESIDENTS OF THE STATE PERPETUALLY

BREAKING: Imo Governor, Uzodinma, Signs New Law Empowering Him To Arrest, Detain Residents Perpetually Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, has signed into law the Imo State Administration Of Criminal bill No 2 of 2020 (ISACJL, 2020), which empowers him to arrest and detain any resident of the state for as long as he wishes. According to documents seen by SaharaReporters, any person detained on the orders of Uzodinma can only be released when he grants a license to the said individual. It also abolished all forms of preliminary inquiry or…

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BYAELSA DRAGS FG, RIVERS AND AKWA IBOM GOVTS TO COURT OVER SOKU WELLS

Bayelsa drags FG, Rivers & Akwa Ibom to Supreme Court over Soku oil wells Bayelsa State government has filed a suit before the Supreme Court seeking to stop the Federal Government from further paying monthly statutory allocation from Soku oil wells to Rivers State. In the suit filed in Abuja, according to Channels TV, Bayelsa State Government is invoking the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, which enables a state government to sue the Federal Government directly at the apex court. No date has been fixed for the hearing. A…

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