EFCC Invites Oduah Over Alleged Diversion Of N3.6bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the lawmaker representing Anambra North Senatorial District, Stella Oduah, has been ignoring invitations to her over an alleged diversion of N3.6bn meant for the installation of security devices at the airports when she was the Minister of Aviation. The commission alleged that …

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JAMB Suspends Worker Who Claimed N36m Was Swallowed By A Snake

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board said on Sunday that it had suspended its employee, Philomina Chieshe, on account of N36m which was reported to have been swallowed by a snake in the board’s office in Makurdi, Benue State. The JAMB Head of Information, Fabian Benjamin, told Sahara Reporters on Sunday that …

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Plateau Governor Simon Lalong sacks all Commissioners

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has dissolved his cabinet. Punch correspondent learnt that the decision was to inject fresh blood into his government that would pave way for his planned reelection in 2019. Sources also hinted that Lalong decided to sack all his commissioners because of poor performance. The decision …

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Wife Sentenced To Death For killing Husband

The High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, on Wednesday sentenced 30-year-old Victoria Gariga to death by hanging for killing her husband, Henry. The court presided over by Justice Nayai Aganaba said the woman committed the crime on February 4, 2015 at their residence along Ebisam road in Akenfa, Yenagoa, …

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Customs Seize 31 Exotic Vehicles, 14 Trailers Of Rice In Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 31 exotic vehicles. Also impounded were 14 trailers of foreign parboiled rice, containing 8,400 bags. The unit’s Area Controller, Mohammed Uba, paraded the items in Lagos yesterday. He disclosed that the vehicles include: …

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Imo State Indigenes Ranked As Highest Users Of Condoms In Nigeria

A monitoring and evaluation specialist with United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Maureen Zubie-Okolo, has stated that Imo state indigenes use the highest numbers of condoms in Southeast states. Zubie Okolo made this statement during a briefing ​in Enugu ​State on Saturday, February 3, while unveiling the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey …

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Zuckerberg Acknowledges Mistakes In Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg offered fresh self-criticism on Monday (Feb 5), acknowledging making numerous mistakes in building the world’s biggest social network as Facebook marked its 14th birthday. “Over the years, I’ve made almost every mistake you can imagine,” the Facebook co-founder said on his personal page. “I’ve made dozens of technical …

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Police Arrest Lagos Couple For Running Baby Factory

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a couple on Treasure Palace Close, in the Igando area of the state, for allegedly harbouring pregnant women and selling newborn babies. The couple – Adeola Adebayo, 50; and 40-year-old Binta Adebayo – were arrested on Sunday by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad …

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Federal University In Yola Closes Indefinitely

The Senate of Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola has ordered an indefinite closure of the school following students’ unrest Sunday. The decision was the outcome of an emergency meeting of the Senate which took place Monday. The school confirmed one student had been killed. Earlier reports said the crisis …

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Man Accused Of Impregnating, Aborting Three Times For Orphan

The Lagos State Government has taken an orphan, Basirat, into protective custody after she was allegedly abused by her teacher, then her sister’s husband. According to Punchng, Basirat had been put in the care of her sister who lived in the Ajah area of Lagos State, after her parents died …

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Igbo Is The Most Foolish Tribe In The World – MASSOB Leader

Founder and leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazurike, has described Igbos as foolish. The MASSOB founder insisted that Igbo may not become Nigeria’s president because they only fight for their pocket. Speaking with Punch, Uwazurike recalled how Igbo was pushed aside …

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Gunmen Kill Seven In Nasarawa Village

The Nasarawa State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the killing of seven persons in a night on Kadarko, a village in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. According to Mr Kennedy Idirisu, its Public Relations Officer, the victims were killed by gunmen that invaded the village on Monday. He …

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