Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ese Oruru’s Parents Stage Walkout As Court Grants Yunusa Bail-the Leadership

There was mild drama at the Federal High Court in Yenagoa over the decision of the presiding judge, Justice Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa to grant Yunusa Dahiru aka ‘Yellow’ bail with stringent conditions over his arraignment on a five-court charge bordering on abduction, illicit affair and rape of 14-year-old Ese Oruru.

The accused, Yunusa Dahiru, was granted a bail of N3m and two sureties of like sum who must present three years tax-clearance receipts to be verified by the Court Registrar.

The two sureties who must be within the jurisdiction of the Court must be a title holder and a civil servant of grade 12 above.

Emefiele Should Resign - Save Nigeria Anti-Corruption Initiative

The economy of our great nation has never had it this bad since independence under a Central Bank Governor,” the group said.

The Save Nigeria Anti-Corruption Initiative on Monday gave Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), 14 days to resign his appointment so as to save the Nigerian economy from total collapse, citing various problems attributable to his poor performance and complicity.

Edo 2016: Don’t Sell Your Votes, Ogiemwonyi Tells APC Delegates

By Charles Kumolu With campaigns by politicians jostling to succeed Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State getting more frenzied by the day, delegates to elect the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the September 10 governorship race in the state, have been advised to critically scrutinise the credentials of those who have indicated their intentions to govern the state.

Masari Paints Katsina Schools With APC Colour

Governor Aminu Bello Masari inspected the on-going rehabilitation of government public schools in Daura local government. The Governor inspected Daura I, Daura II, Muhammadu Bashar Primary School and Family Support Primary/Secondary schools to check the level of work. He called on parents and teachers to do more in the discharge of their responsibilities to compliment the efforts being put by the government. People & Society The decision by Masari to paint schools building with APC Color came under criticism by the public who believed the conventional public school color should be maintained as an identity peculiar to the schools. Also, others cautioned Governor Masari to give priority to enhancing teachers teaching capacity and also provide teaching materials to these schools before embarking on cosmetic painting of school that will not have any effect on the student understanding during learning periods. It was reported but not yet confirmed by Katsinareporters.wordpress.com on the said amount to be sent on each school on the rehabilitation and the cosmetic painting of which was earlier reported to be N45million each.

House Of Reps To Honour Ayodele Daniel Dada

The House of Representatives is to recognise the exceptional academic performance of a graduate of the University of Lagos, Mr. Ayodele Dada, at its session soon, The PUNCH has learnt.

The event had been scheduled for March 22 but the House shifted it because it would not be sitting.

Dada, who studied Psychology, graduated with a 5.0 Cumulative Grade Point Average.

The feat is first in the history of the university and has been a big topic of discussion, particularly in the academic community in the country in the past weeks.

Rapists Strangle UTME Candidate In Ogun, Dump Corpse Inside Bush (photo)

Parents of 20-year-old Joan Egemba, have been thrown into mourning after their daughter was stabbed and strangled by some suspected rapists in the Ijebu Igbo area of Ogun State.

Joan, who bagged a National Diploma in Accountancy from the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, enrolled for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the deceased left her home in the Odo Eran, Sango-Ota area around 12pm on Thursday, March 3, for the National Open University of Nigeria centre in Awa Ijebu, where she was posted to sit for the exam the following day.

Corper Attacked In Rivers Rerun Election In Hospital Before His Death

The corp member pictured above was rushed to an undisclosed hospital in Rivers state after he was attacked by some political thugs in Awelga, for allegedly refusing to convey electoral material to ward 4 as ordered by a political thug during the Rivers rerun election of Saturday March 19. New reports claim the boy has given up the ghost.

See photos above

3 Brothers Rape Woman & Daughter Till Dawn In Osun Robbery Attack

An Osun State Magistrate's Court in Osogbo has ordered the remand of three siblings accused of raping a woman and her daughter.

The magistrate, Mrs. Abibat Basiru, ordered that the three accused arraigned by the police -Dayo Tajudeen (18), Kamaru Tajudeen (21), and Ahmed Tajudeen (27) - be remanded at the Ilesa Prison.

The police prosecutor, Mr. Mireti Wilson, had told the court that the accused, who were armed, broke into the apartment of one Mrs. Adebayo and raped the woman and her daughter till dawn before they carted away N700,000 and two phones valued at N15,700.

WordPress vs Blogger: 6 Reasons Why Wordpress Is Better Than Blogger

When you want to create a blog, you get confused on which blogging platform to choose. Is it going to be WordPress or Blogger??
Now, when we talk about creating a blog from the professional front, WordPress is a very good choice. WordPress is a self hosted blog and there are so many things you can do on it which you can’t do on a Blogger blog.

Blogger and WordPress offers free blogging platform which is a nice way to start your blogging career, though certainly not the best. Free blogging platforms have some limitations unlike a self hosted WordPress blog

Soros's Europe Destabilization Plan ? Brussels Under Attack!

 Many Dead As 'Suicide Bomb Attacks' Rock Airport And Train Station During Rush Hour

Brussels, the capital city of Belgium is on total lockdown after at least 23 people have been killed and several injured following suicide bombers terrorist attacks. Two explosions rocked the city’s main international airport, and a third in a subway station at the heart of the city.

According to news agencies, 13 people were killed at the airport, and 15 in the subway bombing, while 30 others were wounded. Prime Minister Charles Michel of Belgium said there were “numerous” dead. “We were fearing terrorist attacks, and that has now happened,” he said.

At least 13 reportedly died, possibly including the attackers, after two suicide bombs rocked Brussels Zaventem airport just after 8am this morning.

 At least 35 are thought to be seriously injured with hundreds of "walking wounded" after the series of blasts.

Air Force Officer Physically Assualt Woman in Benin City, Damages her Car -

An Air Force official had a physical alteration with a woman identified as Mrs Joy Agboghinde 51, in front of Benin City Electricity headquarters for allegedly obstructing traffic.

According to eyewitness who spoke with Tribune said  the fight between the army officer, a major, and Mrs Agboghide, was caused by traffic situation in front of the BEDC office due to traffic congestion and indiscriminate parking of vehicles in the area.

It was learnt that the woman, who was driving from the Forestry Road axis, was asked to allow vehicles coming from the off Akpakpava axis pass and after allowing about five vehicles pass she insisted on passing thereby obstructing traffic.

APC calls for outright cancellation of Rivers rerun elections

APC in Rivers state has called for the outright cancellation of last Saturday's rerun election for National and State Assembly members, saying the election was marred by high incidents of violence and thuggery. Speaking at a press conference in Port Harcourt, the state party chairman, Davies Ikanya, accused the police of conniving with PDP members in the state to rig the election.