Obaseki’s Aide Denies Involvement In Widows’ Empowerment Scheme

Obaseki’s Aide Denies Involvement In Widows’ Empowerment Scheme

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie, has denied involvement in any widows’ empowerment scheme. In a statement on Wednesday, Osagie cautioned the public to be wary of fraudsters who are exploiting the political campaigns to deceive and defraud people. “There is a scam message being sent on social media on a specious empowerment scheme targeted at women and widows in the state said to be linked to me. This is a scam,” he said. Read Also: Benue Woman Welcomes Baby…

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Mr P blasts Nigerians, says he has no pity for Nigeria anymore

Mr P blasts Nigerians, says he has no pity for Nigeria anymore

Over a live video chat with controversial On-Air-Personality (O.A.P), Ifedayo Olarinde, popularly known as Daddy Freezy on Instagram, Nigerian singer, Peter Okoye of the P-Square, otherwise known as Mr. P, expressed his disappointment in Nigerians and vowed never to have pity for Nigeria anymore. The sensational singer and dancer who was seen lamenting in the video said the government would continue to use the people because they know the people will continue to be vulnerable. In his words: “It was before I pity this country, if I pity this country…

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DSS reportedly arrests acting chairman of EFCC Ibrahim Magu over alleged embezzlement

DSS reportedly arrests acting chairman of EFCC Ibrahim Magu over alleged embezzlement

Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, has been arrested by officials of the Department of State Services (DSS). Magu who was arrested today Monday, July 6, is currently undergoing interrogation at the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive. According to reports, Magu was arrested over allegations he was diverting some of the funds recovered from suspected looters by the commission. It was learnt that the security details to Magu put up a stiff resistance during the arrest of their principal. Magu’s arrest comes a few weeks after Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General…

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24 -year old woman stoned to death ‘by her husband and his brother’ in brutal honour killing in Pakistan

24 -year old woman stoned to death 'by her husband and his brother' in brutal honour killing in Pakistan

A 24 -year old woman was allegedly stoned to death by her husband and his brother in a brutal honour killing in Pakistan. National Highway and Motorway Police found a mutilated body with severe head injuries near the Indus Highway on June 27. They were able to identify the body of Waziran who lived in the village of Wadda Chachar. Local police believe the woman was pelted with stones and repeatedly hit with a wooden stick during the attack in Jamshoro.  In a video shared online, Waziran’s grieving father, Gurl Muhammed,…

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Hushpuppi: Protesters storm US Embassy, demand arrest of Atiku and Dino Melaye (photos)

Hushpuppi: Protesters storm US Embassy, demand arrest of Atiku and Dino Melaye (photos)

Some protesters on Monday July 6 stormed the US embassy in Abuja, demanding the arrest of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Timi Frank, Dino Melaye and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains, and an investigation of their link to arrested suspected Nigerian fraudster,  Raymond Abbas Igbalode a.k.a Hushpuppi. The protesters said to be members of Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF) held up placards which read “Say No to fraud, Interpol act now”, Interpol act and arrest Dino Melaye”, “Show me your friend and I will tell you who you are”, “FBI should investigate Atiku Abubakar.” They also…

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Bandits kill 15 farmers, three others, abduct APC chairman in Katsina

Bandits kill 15 farmers, three others, abduct APC chairman in Katsina

At least 15 farmers were killed in Yargamji village of Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina when bandits attacked the village on Monday. Residents in the area disclosed that the bandits who stormed the village around 10 am attacked the farmers on their farmlands and killed them. According to sources, they killed 15 farmers before stealing an undisclosed number of cattle and food. Read Also: Troops Capture 2 Wives Of Boko Haram Commander In Adamawa It was gathered that those killed include a 12-year-old boy, while the Chairman of the…

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Police arrest killer of medical doctor in Zamfara

Police arrest killer of medical doctor in Zamfara

The Zamfara State police command has arrested a suspect who allegedly participated in the gruesome murder of a medical doctor, Dr Enoch Okpara, in the state. Parading the suspect at the police headquarters in Gusau, the commissioner of police Usman Nagoggo said the suspect was arrested at Lalan area while preparing to make a kidnap at Mareri area. According to the commissioner of police, the six (6), suspects include; Abubakar Namalika, Alhaji Shehu Bagewaye (Leader Maijan Ido Bandits Camp), Iro Tsoho, Danhajiya Smally, Auwalu Banawa, Muhammad Jansaidi in the state.…

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47-year old LASTMA official stabs lover, kills self over infidelity

47-year old LASTMA official stabs lover, kills self over infidelity

A 47-year-old official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Emmanuel Mekuri, has stabbed himself to death following a disagreement with his live-in lover. The deceased Mekuri allegedly stabbed his lover in an attempt to kill her, but she escaped, however, the LASTMA official stabbed himself in the stomach. The late LASTMA official Mekuri had reportedly accused his lover of infidelity, leading to serious disagreement and later a clash between the two of them early on Sunday. The image maker in charge of the state police command, Bala Elkana,…

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Troops capture 2 wives of Boko Haram commander in Adamawa

Troops capture 2 wives of Boko Haram commander in Adamawa

Troops capture 2 wives of Boko Haram commander in Adamawa The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Sunday said that four terrorists, including two women, Aishatu Manye and Kelune Mate, identified as wives of the local Boko Haram commander at Gajingi in Madagali area of Adamawa State were amongst insurgents captured alive in the 17 operations successfully conducted by the military last month in renewed efforts to end insurgents’ activities in the country. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations (DMO)…

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Third Mainland Bridge: FG to resume repairs

Third Mainland Bridge: FG to resume repairs

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said consultations were on for another phase of repairs to begin on the Third Mainland Bridge. Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the consultations were towards evolving perfect traffic management architecture. “We want to do maintenance work on the Third Mainland Bridge very soon. Most likely on the 24th. We may close it from the 24th of July. Read Also: Lagos Lawyer To Confront High Court Over Arrest Of Funke Akindele And Husband “We are…

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