Monday, August 24, 2015

Lagos Police Command smashes notorious cult gang, 14 members arrested

The Lagos State Police Command has recorded yet another success in its fight against Cultism and Armed Robbery in the State. In a bid to make good its promise to chase out armed robbers and cultists from the State, the Command has smashed a notorious robbery/cultist group that has continually unleashed a reign of terror on the residents of Mushin and Idi-Oro Areas of Lagos. Acting on diligently sourced and managed intelligence, the Command swooped in on the gang and a total of fourteen of the gang members have so far been arrested. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Fatai Owoseni while appealing to Lagosians to remain calm and to continue to furnish the Command with vibrant and actionable intelligence, hereby warns all cultists and armed robbers that the Command will employ all legal means within his disposal to decisively deal with them and their sponsors cum benefactors, adding that unless and until they desist from such nefarious activities, there shall be no hiding place for them.

Acid attack victim weds. "It was a day I thought I'd never have" she writes

Sonali Mukherjee-Tewary's world came crashing on April 22, 2003 after three men poured acid on her face. The horrific attack left her disfigured and blind. Then one day, a stranger contacted her and offered to pay for her surgery. What began as a phone call turned into a love story. Here is Sonali's story of pain, courage, healing, and finding love...

Boy 'born with 3 penises' undergoes pioneering surgery to leave him with just one

A little boy born with three penises in an incredibly rare occurrence has undergone pioneering surgery to correct the abnormality. According to reports, the two-year-old pictured above with his mum suffers from diphallia, a rare condition where a male is born with two penises.

He also had a third penis considered rudimentary, or undeveloped. In addition, the unnamed boy was born without an anus.

EFCC chairman accused of diverting N1trillion loot recovered from corrupt politicians

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has been accused of diverting over N1tn recovered from corrupt politicians who forfeited their loots. A man named George Uboh recently petitioned the Senate, accusing the chairman of the anti-graft agency of diverting money recovered from corrupt politicians including former Governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha; and ex-Inspector-General of Police, Tafa Balogun.

Buhari raises 13-member panel to probe weapon procurement since 2007

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Security Adviser to convene an investigative committee on the procurement of hardware and munitions in the Armed Forces from 2007 till now, a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said.
According to the statement, the investigative committee’s mandate is to identify irregularities and make recommendations for streamlining the procurement process in the Armed Forces.

Salary Structures In Nigeria And Their Full Meanings

A lot of people in the Nigerian labor market tend to ask questions about the meaning of the various salary structures in Nigeria. 


Nigeria's Roadside Eye Doctor Performs Operations Under Lagos Bridge. Shocking!

A Nigerian, who works under a bridge in Lagos, claims to have a cure for many eye problems. He’s the Lagos Street Optician. “I learnt it from my family but I wanted to learn more so I went to natural medicine school,” explains Mr Faith. Many Nigerians claim to have cures to many ailments, and this “optician” claims to use plants and traditional herbs to heal short sightedness, watery eyes, itchy eyes and more. “Eye wey no dey see well, eye wey dey itch, eye wey dey comot water!” says the Eye Doctor to all who pass by.

Senate Plans To Embarrass Lamorde For Investigating Saraki's Wife - TheCable

The efforts of the senate to investigate Ibrahim Lamorde, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for allegedly diverting N1 trillion recovered from corrupt politicians, are down to EFCC’s recent probe of Toyin Saraki, wife of the senate president, an official of the commission has said.

Tinubu jittery because Buhari likes Fashola; Boko Haram won’t end soon – Gani Adams

National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) Otunba Gani Adams, first came to the limelight when the administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo incarcerated him over attacks and reprisals by rival factions of his group.

Since that episode and eventual reconciliation with the founder, Dr Fredrick Faseun in 2005, he has worked towards putting the OPC at the forefront of promotion of Yoruba culture and tradition in Nigeria and abroad, with accolades to show for his efforts.

‘ Why There Is Improved Power Supply’ - Acting MD YEDC

Anti-corruption disposition of President Muhammadu Buhari has been linked to the improved gas supply and relative stability in power supply across the nation.

Acting Managing Director of Yola Electricity Distribution Company, YEDC, Baba Umar Mustapha, stated this in his maiden interaction with journalists at the headquarters of Yola DISCO.

How Obasanjo Ordered NNPC To Retain NLNG Dividends-thisday

Following the controversy surrounding the retention of dividends paid by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Company Limited to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), it has emerged that the initial directive to retain its 49 per cent share of dividends was actually given by former President Olusegun Obasanjo when he was in office.

Arising from this is another brewing controversy as to whether the dividends belong to the Federation Account for sharing amongst the three tiers of government, or just to the federal government, in this case the NNPC.

Ambode Cancels Fashola's Last Minute Lekki Land Allocations

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has revoked the allocation of over25 plots of land by his predecessor, Babatunde Fashola, in his final days in office.

TheCable understands that the expansive land at Lekki Phase One had been allocated to the Lagos State Water Corporation in 1998 by the then military administrator of the state, Mohamed Marwa, while the certificate of occupancy was signed by Bola Tinubu, former governor of the state, in 2006.
However, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, who was the permanent secretary of the Lagos state ministry of lands under Fashola, had reportedly informed the former governor that the land was “available”.
The land was officially parcelled into 25plots and shared by Fashola who went on to sign the certificates of occupancy on May 26, three days to his exit from office.

Presidency Queries Why Yakasaai, Others Did Not Tell GEJ To Probe IBB, OBJ,

Presidency has again stated that the administration of president Mohammadu Buhari will not shelve the probing of the past government of former President Goodluck Jonathan in the face of monumental fraud and corruption.

It however revealed that no one is under probe at the moment, saying that the government is only taking briefings and gathering evidences to prosecute corrupt officials of the past government.

The presidency’s reiteration followed an accusation of selective probe by a prominent Northern leader, Tanko Yakassai.

Successful Candidates For The 2015 Nigerian Air Force Recruitment Exercise

The name of successful applicants for the Nigerian Air Force Zonal Recruitment Exercise conducted nationwide between 15th - 20th June 2015 is out. They are hereby invited for the final interview scheduled to hold at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo, Kaduna from 13th September - 3th October 2015.

Click the link to check if you were shortlisted

Policemen Kill Trailer Driver, Assistant Over N500 Bribe

The killing of the trailer driver and his assistant was said to have followed their refusal to part with a N500 bribe demanded by the policemen at a roadblock

Policemen in Taraba State have killed a trailer driver and his assistant. The killing of the trailer driver and his assistant was said to have followed their refusal to part with a N500 bribe demanded by the policemen at a roadblock.

Photos: Ogonis head to the street, demand due process for the cleanup of their community by FG

Ogoni indigenes in Rivers state held a peaceful protest at Akpaja street in Ogoni land. They are demanding for due process in the proposed cleanup exercise of the oil spills in their community by the federal government. President Buhari on August 5th ordered a fast track environmental cleanup of Ogoniland. Continue to see more photos from the protest..

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Prophet Breaks Wife’s Leg, Chains Son, 32 Others

A self-acclaimed pastor, identified as Prophet Emmanuel (saw name withheld), has allegedly beaten his wife to coma and broken her leg. The prophet also reportedly chained his son within the premises church at Berger area of the Lagos metropolis. Emmanuel was arrested by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) and later handed over to the police at Surulere Police Station.

Osinbajo At The 55th Anniversary Of NBA (Pics

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo were special guests at the opening of the 55th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

   Speaking at the occasion President Muhammadu Buhari reaffirmed his administrations readiness to fight/curb corruption.

My Late Father’s Friend Raped Me Twice, Says 8-yr-old Girl.. I only assisted her financially—54-yr-old suspect

•....…As man, 42, defiles 8-yr-old in Ibadan

By Evelyn Usman & Ola Ajayi
Policemen attached to Area ‘B’ Command, Apapa, Lagos, have arrested a 54-year-old man for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Ajegunle area of Lagos. This came as a 42-year-old man, identified as Bala, was arrested by police in Oyo State for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in Ibadan. On the Ajegunle incident, the victim (names withheld ) told policemen that the suspect, who is her late father’s friend, had had carnal knowledge of her twice.

Photo: UN sec-Gen lays wreath at scene of bomb blast at UN House Abuja

UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon who is currently in Nigeria this morning laid a wreath at the scene of the bomb blast that rocked the UN House Abuja on August 26th 2011. 21 people died while 60 were injured. Ban Ki Moon later had a meeting with the staff of the UN House Abuja.

Check out Photos from Chief of Army Staff's visit to Borno over the weekend

Photos from the Chief of Army Staff,  Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai's visit to some military stations in Mafa, Dikwa part of Borno state over the weekend. More photos after the jump...

Explosions Reported at US Military Base in Japan

Multiple explosions were heard at about 1 a.m. local time at a warehouse at the US army base in Kanagawa Prefecture near Tokyo. No injuries have been reported yet.
The site is located near residential areas.

Sagami General Depot is used for the storage of fuel and munitions. As the facility has been underused lately, Washington and Tokyo held talks on the return of most of the 200-hectare territory to Japan.