Date
August 15, 2019

Ogun Govt Launches Official Job Portal, As Osinbajo Promises FG Partnership

ABEOKUTA- The Ogun state government has offered automatic employment to 20 residents of the state. The Governor of the state, Dapo Abiodun publicly offered the 20 newly employed civil servants automatic jobs to mark the commencement of the launch of the official job portal. The newly employed civil servants who were between 25 to 35 years were selected after emerging the top 20 to win an ‘interview game’ played at the launching which was held in Cultural centre, Kuto, Abeokuta. Abiodun explained that the portal will be a platform that would provide readily available information to graduates and people with vocational skills so as to match them with potential employers [Read]

BREAKING: El-Zakzaky discharges self from hospital, Alleges Undue Govt Interference, Poor Treatment

Barely 96 hours after landing in New Delhi for medical treatment, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has discharged himself from the Medenta Hospital and is now on his way back to Nigeria. The President, Media Forum of IMN, Ibrahim Musa, confirmed to our correspondent that El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, who were airborne, left New Delhi around 5:00 p.m. Nigerian time. Musa in a statement blamed alleged interference by the Federal Government for the scuttling of the IMN leader’s planned treatment. It said, “Following lack of breakthrough in the impasse that ensued in the treatment in New Delhi of Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, it is [Read]

Imo Gov, Ihedioha Appoints Kanu Nwankwo as SSA on Sports

OWERRI – The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has appointed Nigeria’s football legend, Kanu Nwankwo as his Senior Special Assistant on Sports. Ihedioha made the announcement when Kanu visited him at the government House Owerri to present his CAF medal. According to a statement by “Izuchukwu Akwarandu, the governor’s aide on new media, Kanu Nwankwo’s appointment is with immediate effect. “Papilo, as fondly called by his fans, came to present his most recent CAF award, which was given to him at the just concluded Nations Cup in Egypt, to the sports-loving governor of Imo State. The star also presented a branded jersey to the governor.” “The governor while welcoming the [Read]

Lagos Businessman Defrauds Girlfriend Of N4.5m, Aborts Her 5 Months Pregnancy

LAGOS – A businessman in Lagos has gotten himself into serious trouble after he allegedly defrauded his girlfriend and aborted her pregnancy. An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday remanded a businessman, Obinna Amaefula, who allegedly defrauded his girlfriend of N4.5 million and aborted her five months pregnancy, Punch Metro reports. Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje remanded Amaefula, who pleaded not guilty to a four-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretenses, stealing and assault. According to the prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, the defendant committed the fraud on May 20 at Atunrase Estate, Gbagada, Lagos. “The defendant collected the sum of N4, 550, 000 from his girlfriend and the complainant, [Read]

One Dead, Five Injured As Truck Runs Into Building In Ogun

ABEOKUTA – NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the driver of a truck in the early hours of Thursday lost control and rammed into a building at Ijaye in Abeokuta, killing a nine-year-old boy and injuring five occupants of the building. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi, who noted that the incident occurred around 3:46a.m on Ijaye -Iyana Mortuary axis in Abeokuta, said that the driver of the truck took to his heels immediately after the accident. He alleged that the accident was caused by speeding and loss of control by the truck [Read]

Man hospitalized after wife bites off lower lip

A 35-year-old man is recuperating at the Narok County Hospital after his wife reportedly bit off his lower lip. Benson Onsongo told journalists from his hospital bed that they had argued that morning after she accused him of refusing to give her fare to travel up-country. It happened at their rental house in Talek trading centre in Narok West sub-county on Monday night. Narrating the sequence of events on that day, Onsongo said he was at work when some neighbours informed him that his wife had attempted suicide. She had jumped into a nearby river. “I rushed to the place and found that she had been rescued. I asked her [Read]

[PHOTOS] Mass Protests As Five men gang-rape 19-year-old pregnant woman

INDIA – A pregnant teenager suffered a miscarriage after she was ganged raped in Banswara, western India. The woman, 19, from India’s lowest caste, was eight-weeks pregnant when five men attacked her and her boyfriend with swords and iron rods. According to Metro.co.uk, her boyfriend died by suicide following the attack. The couple were travelling from Banswara town to a nearby village on a bike around 10pm on July 13 when three men stopped them and attacked the boyfriend, before stealing his phone and forcing him to leave. Unable to save his girlfriend, he returned to his village and was later found hanging from a tree. Parbati Lal, the Banswara [Read]

MAPOLY Matriculates 1,500 New Intakes, Urge Them To Be Industrious

ABEOKUTA – The Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, Ogun State on Thursday matriculated no fewer than 1, 500 students newly admitted into full-time and part-time programmes of the institution amidst glamour and glitz.  The Rector of the institution, Dr Samson Adeola Odedina in his address, disclosed this during the 2018/ 2019 Matriculation Oath taking ceremony held in the polytechnic. He urged the students to be industrious,  committed, focused and disciplined in order to graduate in flying colours. According to him, MAPOLY is a reference point in the entrepreneurial, scientific and technological industry, adding that the institution’s graduates have over the years proven to be job creators, role models and not [Read]