Month
May 2019

Federal Government Declares Tuesday June 4th And Wednesday June 5th Public Holidays For Eid-Al -Fitr Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration. A statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, congratulated Muslim faithful on successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the occasion of the celebration to pray for the peace, unity, prosperity, and stability of the nation. [Read]

‘As Petroleum Minister, Buhari Should Have Addressed Subsidy Issues By Now’ – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani has said President Buhari as the minister of petroleum resources should have addressed fuel subsidy “by now.” Sani said this while speaking on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Thursday. The senator was contributing to a debate on a report for the payment of subsidy arrears to some oil marketers. The lawmakers eventually approved a sum of N129 billion as payment for the arrears. The legislator said if Ghana could refine its crude, Nigeria could do the same. According to him, until Nigeria starts refining its crude, the “circle of exploitation” would continue. “The issues of subsidy has been lingering. Until we start refining our [Read]

OMG!! Man Who Went To Separate A Fight Between Husband And Wife Butchered (Photos)

A man who went to separate a fight between a husband and wife has ended up losing his own life after he was butchered. A 35-year-old man, identified as Miller, is on the run after he allegedly slashed the neck of 49-year-old Azure Ayardako leading to his death at Tutuka, a village near Ahafo Kenyasi in the Asutifi North district of the Ahafo region. Information gathered by Adom News suggested that the sad incident happened after Mr Ayardako separated a fight between Miller and his wife known as Mama. “Miller claimed he had poisoned himself and was just about to kill his wife as well for reasons best known to [Read]

I Plan To Be Best Deputy Governor In Lagos State — Hamzat

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, says he plans to be the best deputy governor ever in the state, by working in synergy with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to better the lives of citizens. Hamzat spoke on Friday, at a meeting with the staff of the Office of the Deputy Governor, ODG, at Alausa, Ikeja. According to him, he and Gov. Sanwo-Olu are familiar with the state, the civil servants, where the food is and what to prepare for the people, and have no excuse but to do what is right. “It worries me that the life span of a typical Nigerian is below required standard: men – 46, women [Read]

Here Are More Photos Of The Man Who Buried His Daughter Alive

Will wonder ever end? A Nigerian man identified as Sunday Anthony ogbuaguaka Smart Onye ogene has buried his 4months old daughter alive in Abaechemugo. It is unclear what led to the incident but he said he is not happy with his wife. What a world! More photos below:- [Read]

SHOCKING! 40-Year Old Man In Court For Allegedly Raping 6-Year Old Girl In Lagos

John Ikeji, a 40-year-old man, was remanded in prison for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl in Lagos. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat, an Ikeja Chief Magistrate, who did not take the plea of the defendant, on Friday ordered that the defendant be remanded in Kirikiri Prison. Sule-Amzat ordered that the case file should be sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice. The defendant, who resides at Ijegun area of Satellite Town, Lagos, is facing a charge of defilement. The prosecution counsel, ASP Benson Emuerhi, had earlier told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 5, at Satellite Town. [Read]

WOW! Chelsea stars celebrate UEL victory with Olamide’s song ‘Wo’ [SEE VIDEO]

Europa League winners Antonio Rudiger and Emerson celebrated their victory over Arsenal dancing to Olamide’s song ‘Wo’. The Blues thrashed fellow Premier League outfit Arsenal 4-1 at the Baku Olympic Stadium to claim their second UEL title, having won their very first title in 2013. Real Madrid bound Eden Hazard scored twice, while Pedro and Olivier Giroud also scored a goal each to render Alex Iwobi’s lone strike for the Gunners a mere consolation. Though, the 26-year-old German was not part of the team that who helped Maurizio Sarri win his first title for the Stamford Bridge side in his first season at the club. But he could not hide [Read]

Naira Marley: “They Cheer You Into Crime,When The Heat Is On They Run” – Dolapo Badmus Warns Nigerians

Chief Superintended of Police, Dolapo Badmus has warned Nigerians to stay away from crime and not be fooled by the support they get from people cheering them on to go against the law. The Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, said this while alluding to the arrest of Naira Marley. CSP Badmus wrote: ‘Never let them cheer you up into committing crime…..When the heat is on they will run, you won’t see them again! You will be the only one sweating inside “cooler” while they are out there pressing their keypads. That was a reminder that there is law in the land! I wish your sins are forgiven you [Read]

Court Jails 3 People For Fraud In Benin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Benin Zonal Office on Thursday secured the conviction of three suspected fraudsters before Justice A. A. Demi-Ajayi of the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State. The convicts are Omojowo Samuel, Aluede Emmanuel and James Emakhu. Omojowo Samuel was arraigned on a three count charge bordering on intent to defraud and impersonation. Samuel alias Ademola Faith, Ademola Joy and Ademola Blessing is alleged to have sometimes in 2018 in Benin within the jurisdiction of the court with intent to defraud obtained the sum of N725,650 from one Muhammad under the pretence that the money was meant for the purchase of Customs [Read]

EFCC Arraigns Woman Who Blamed Snake Over JAMB’s Missing N36 Million

EFCC will on Friday, May 31, 2019, arraign the controversial official of the JAMB, Philomina Chieshe who claimed that the missing N36 million JAMB proceeds in her custody was swallowed by a snake in Benue State JAMB office. Chieshe will be arraigned alongside five others, namely: Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola, and Aliyu Yakubu before Justice Peter Afen of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja. Chieshe became notorious when she made an outlandish claim that a mysterious snake swallowed about N36million cash arising from sale of e-JAMB cards in the state. The controversial JAMB official is being prosecuted by the EFCC on an eight-count charge, [Read]

Davido Reacts As Senator Adeleke Secures Another Victory In Court

Popular Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, AKA, Davido has reacted as the Court of Appeal on Thursday, set aside the April 2, 2019 judgement of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari, which earlier voided Senator Ademola Adeleke’s candidacy for the 2018 governorship election in Osun State. NEWSFLAKES NG had reported that Justice Othman Musaon of the High Court had voided Adeleke’s candidacy on the grounds that he was not qualified. The lawmaker was said to have been in possession of an invalid secondary school certificate. But, a three-man panel of the court in a unanimous judgment on Thursday, ruled that the FCT High Court was wrong [Read]

FRSC Cautions School Proprietors Against Hiring Unqualified Drivers

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has warned proprietors of private and public schools against engaging the services of unqualified drivers. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sector Commander of the corps, Mr Gora Wobin, gave the warning at the National Road Safety Club Day held in Abuja on Thursday. The event was in commemoration of the 2019 Children’s Day celebration with the theme: “Walk for keeping Children Safe While Driving”. Wobin who was represented by the command’s Head of operations, Mr Samuel Ochi, decried the employment of roadside drivers by heads of schools as an unhealthy practice capable of endangering their lives. He said that the command had made it mandatory [Read]

Certificate Scandal: Adeleke Qualified To Contest Osun Gov Election – Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, said it was satisfied that Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, possessed the requisite educational qualification to contest the last Governorship Election in Osun State. Ademola Adeleke The appellate court, in a unanimous decision by a three-man panel of Justices, nullified as “perverse”, the judgment of an Abuja High Court in Bwari, which voided Adeleke’s nomination on the premise that he used forged WAEC Certificate and secured clearance to participate in the Osun gubernatorial election that held on September 22, 2018. Two Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, had in a suit [Read]

Picture Pose Gone Wrong!!! Trader Jailed For Posing With Stolen Vehicle On Facebook

A trader, Ekene Mbonu, on Thursday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly buying a stolen car, valued at N3 million and flaunting it on Facebook as his own, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mbonu, 31, whose residential address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing to which he pleaded not guilty. According to the Police Prosecutor, Sgt. Michael Unah, Mbonu allegedly purchased a Toyota Camry 2008 with registration number, KSR 665 CB, worth N3 million, property of one Alex Ewuzie. The car was suspected to have been stolen by Ewuzie’s house keeper, one Peter, now at large. Unah told the [Read]