Date
October 22, 2019

Son of notorious drug lord ‘El Chapo’ freed after Cartel gunmen battle security

  MEXICO – Sinaloa cartel gunmen took over a Mexican city on Thursday, turning the streets into an apparent war zone. Their mission was to rescue the son of the notorious drugs lord, El Chapo, who had been captured by police. Officers were forced to release Ovidio Guzmán López after gang members threw up roadblocks with blazing trucks, and staged a prison break of 51 of their comrades. The battle came only a week after Mexico’s interior secretary Olga Sánchez Cordero pledged that the country would “very soon” see results of the deployment of a 70,000-strong National Guard – a showpiece unit formed this year by president Andrés Manuel López [Read]

Princess Shyngle one-month-old engagement crashes over fraud, infidelity allegations

  Nollywood actress Princess Shingle is single again after her Senegalese fiance was recently arrested over alleged fraud in New York. Frederic Badji was allegedly picked up in September, 2019, around the same time the actress announced she’s quitting social media. Also, it was revealed that Frederic had been cheating on her and she only discovered recently. Princess Shingle has since moved out of his house in New Jersey and has ended the engagement. [Read]

EFCC misled court to seize my houses ~ Saraki

  Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has stated that his attention has been drawn to an order said to have been granted by a Federal High Court in Lagos for a temporary forfeiture of his property on 17A McDonald Road, Ikoyi, following an ex-parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement by his special adviserbkn media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki stated that the Federal High Court in Lagos must have been misled into granting that order as neither him nor his lawyers were aware of any application by the EFCC for any forfeiture order. [READ ALSO] Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s houses in Ikoyi He [Read]

Lagos Task Force Sentence 37 Traffic Offenders To 100hrs Community Service, Seize Vehicles, Motorcycles

  LAGOS – Thirty-seven traffic offenders on Tuesday have been sentenced by Mobile Court sitting at Task Force Office in Oshodi, to 25 and 100 hours of community service for violating the Traffic Law of Lagos State. This is the order of the presiding Magistrate, Omobola Salawu who convicted the offenders and sentenced them after they were arraigned before the court. The Magistrate also ordered that they forfeit their vehicles and motorcycles to the state government in order to serve as to deterrence to others. During the judgement, the Magistrate advised road users to be patient until government fixed the roads. Leading the prosecution of the offenders the Attorney General [Read]

Seven EFCC operatives nabbed over plots to smuggle Maina out of custody

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested seven of its operatives in connection with a plot to smuggle former Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Chairman, AbdulRasheed Maina out of the anti-graft agency’s custody, the Nation reports. They are undergoing investigation along with a woman, Zainab Abbas, to determine their involvement in the plot. The anti-graft agency is detaining Maina and probing him for alleged N2.1 billion fraud. An official of the agency alleged on Monday that Zainab Abbas, who visited Maina, coordinated the failed attempt to spirit Maina out of custody. According to the source, the seven EFCC men were on duty when the plot was to [Read]

Many injured, vehicles damaged as thugs attack Kwankwaso’s convoy in Kano

  KANO – Former Governor of Kano State and leader of Kwankwasiyya Political Movement, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, was attacked by people suspected to be political thugs in Kano, Monday. The attack, which followed the former governor’s visit to his hometown, Madobi where he had gone to open a midwifery school, was said to have been carried out around the state underpass. Eight persons were said to have been critically injured while several cars were damaged beyond recognition. However, Hajiya Binta Sipikin, Kwankwaso’s media aide, linked the attack to thugs loyal to Governor Abdulahi Ganduje. She said, “This attack was preplanned because we were told that heavy armed thugs were [Read]

Staring At Women’s Breast Makes Men Live Longer – New Study [A MUST READ]

  A German scientist, Dr Karen Weatherby has disclosed in his study that staring at women’s breasts is healthy and also elongates the life span of men. A study which was also published in the New England Journal of Medicine was carried out over a period of five years involved 500 men, half of whom were instructed to stare at women’s breasts in a lustful manner for no less than 10 minutes every day. The other half were instructed to abstain from doing such, NAN reports. It concluded that men who stared at breasts, more often, showed lower rates of heart problems, slower resting heart rate and lower blood pressure, [Read]