Date
August 9, 2019

BREAKING: Nigerian Army Has Captured Bobrisky – Gov Wike

A suspected gang leader, popularly known as Bobrisky of Gokana has been arrested by the Nigerian Army. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, South South Nigeria, has announced the capture of notorious cultists, Bobrisky who was declared wanted on Thursday. Governor Nyesom Wike had earlier placed a 30 million naira ransom for his capture on Thursday. Announcing this at a security meeting at Government House in Port Harcourt, elated Governor Wike promises to pay any amount of money to get trouble makers arrested. Governor Wike who is also calling for the profiling of lecturers of the Rivers State University to ascertain their involvement gang groups, challenges community leaders to speak [Read]

VACANCIES: Civil Defence Begins Recruitment [SEE HOW TO APPLY]

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board, CDFIPB, has announced the commencement of recruitment into the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. A statement signed by the Secretary of CDFIPB and posted on NSCDC Facebook page said the recruitment would be in six categories. It directed applicants to commence their online registration from 10th August 2019 to 7th September 2019. The statement also directed qualified candidates on how to apply. The statement entitled: “Recruitment into the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps” reads in full: The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board (CDFIPB) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for full time appointments to fill existing [Read]

Corruption Allegations: Court Grants Maurice Iwu N1bn Bail

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Maurice Iwu, who is being charged for an alleged N1.23bn by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, was on Friday granted bail in the sum of N1bn with two sureties by a Federal High Court in Lagos. Iwu was arraigned by the EFCC on four counts bordering on fraud before the court. The anti-graft agency alleged that Iwu committed the offence in the build-up to the 2015 general elections in which President Muhammadu Buhari defeated Goodluck Jonathan to assume power. According to the EFCC, Iwu, between December 2014 and March 27, 2015, “Aided the concealment of N1.23bn in the account of [Read]

Court halts APC indirect primary mode in Kogi

ABUJA – Justice Taiwo Taiwo of Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered parties in the suit challenging the planned adoption of the indirect primary mode by the Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to take any steps that could affect the subject of the case pending its final determination. The Nations reports that Justice Taiwo gave the order on Friday while ruling on an ex-parte motion filed in the suit by some members of the Haddy Ametuo-led faction of the party – the Ex-officio, Destiny Eneojoh Aromeh; Organising Secretary, Isah Abubakar; Zonal Youth Leader, Noah Aku, and Zonal Women Leader, Mrs. Joy Onu. [READ ALSO] Kogi [Read]

[JUST IN] BBNaija 2019: Omashola, Frodd and Esther Fight Over Egg [SEE VIDEO]

Big Brother Naija housemate, Frodd has said he will never make the mistake of humbling Omashola after they engaged in a rift on Friday morning. The drama began when Omashola needed eggs for breakfast but could not find any, as some of the housemates kept some. Angered by his inability to find eggs, Omashola raised his voice at the housemates, after which Esther asked him to opt in for another option. Frodd however came in to the picture to also ask Omashola to eat something else, this therefore led to a brawl between the duo. Frodd told Omashola: “Stop shouting and find something else to eat. Seyi hid three eggs, [Read]

NANS Tackle South African Firms Over Ceaseless Xenophobic Attacks

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that members of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday staged a peaceful demonstration, and also picketing some major South African’s business firms in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. According to reports among the firms picketed werr: MTN offices, Stanbic IBTC bank, among others, while the action led to serious traffic gridlock had vehicular movement disrupted, forcing motorists and motorcyclists plying the Obafemi-Awolowo Way to take alternative route, and was as a result of the incessant killings of Nigerians in South Africa. The students also carry placards with various inscriptions which read: “We Say No To Xenophobic Attacks”, “We Shall Apply The Third Law [Read]

Ogun Govt Set To Establish Dry Port To Improve Agriculture

ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State government has announced that, a dry port that would encourage the processing of agricultural products for export, would be established around Itori in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun disclosed this when a team from African Development Bank, led by the Senior Special Adviser to the President, Prof. Oyebanjo Oyelaran- Oyeyi Nka, paid him a courtesy call on Abeokuta. Governor Abiodun said the establishment of the dry port would complement the airport currently under construction, as it would handle agriculture and related products. He said agriculture remained one of the sector his administration would focus on, as it [Read]

Lagos State Government Shuts 52 Pharmacies, Others

LAGOS – Lagos State Taskforce on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods have sealed no fewer than 52 pharmacies, patent medicine shops, and unlicensed premises in Oshodi-Isolo, Alimosho and Somolu councils for illegal operation, among others. Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Titilayo Goncalves, disclosed this yesterday when she received the report of the task force. She explained that the affected outlets were operating without a license, engaging unqualified persons to man and dispense drugs, selling ethical products and displaying and storing drugs in environments, which compromise their potency and integrity. “Although some of the pharmacies visited were registered, it is disheartening to note that quite a [Read]

Police Arrests Man For Sleeping With Mad Woman In Lagos [PHOTOS]

A man has landed in serious trouble after he was caught sleeping with a mad woman in Lagos. The Police in Lagos have arrested a 30-year man, who reportedly specialised in engaging and impregnating mad ladies on the streets, after he allegedly took a pregnant mad woman into an uncompleted building to have s-x. The suspect, Laminu Alli, was apprehended by the Lagos residents after he was reportedly caught inside the uncompleted building, where he went to have s-x with victim simply identified as Christiana.   The incident happened at Isheri Olofin along Igando-LASU Expressway to Iyana Iba area of Lagos.   PM Express gathered that it was not the [Read]