Friday, April 1, 2016

Man Steals Formula To Feed His Baby, Gets Jailed In Kirikiri

Policemen attached to Igando division in Lagos have arrested a man who allegedly stole an infant formula worth N45,000 in a supermarket.

The 28-year-old suspect, Nurudeen Sulaimon, allegedly stole the formula to feed his crying new born baby.

There were different accounts on the circumstance that led to the act. A version said his wife was delivered of a baby last week Saturday, but had difficulty in breast feeding the baby, as her breasts were not bringing out milk. Though the baby was reportedly given water to drink but he kept crying, apparently yearning for milk that could sustain him.

Fashola Settles EEDC And Geometric Power Dispute Over Supply To Aba

Abuja – The Federal Government on Thursday settled the power dispute between Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) and Geometric Power Limited over which of the two companies would supply power to Aba and its environs.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said in Abuja where the companies signed an agreement that the settlement of the dispute was a historic achievement in the sector.

He said that it was important that two former ministers in the country, Prof. Barth Nnaji and Mr Tokunbo Kayode, were on different sides of the dispute.

I Never Said Fuel Scarcity Will End By April 7th - Kachikwu

Chineme Okafor in Abuja with agency report
In its bid to reduce fuel importation in the foreseeable future, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that nine companies have submitted bids for the co-location of new refineries within the complexes of its three existing refineries in Kaduna, Warri and Port Harcourt.

This is just at the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has clarified that he never informed the Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) last Tuesday that the fuel shortages will end between April 5 and 7, but assured THISDAY in a phone conversation that concrete measures had but put in place to end them soon.

Nigeria's First 'Frozen Egg' Baby

*First in West Africa, 5,001st in the world
By Sola Ogundipe

LAGOS — Nigeria has recorded the first successful birth of a baby conceived from frozen egg of a 44-year-old woman, who had suffered infertility for eight years, making it the first in the country and West Africa.

The birth and conception of the baby, named Tiwatope, which is the 5001st in the world, were carried out by Nigerian fertility specialists at The Bridge Clinic, a Lagos-based fertility treatment centre, where the mother had her eggs frozen using the vitrification (flash-freezing) process.

Bola Tinubu: My Life As A Cab Driver And Security Guard: PM News

Many are of the opinion that former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu was born right at the middle of a money-printing machine, but that is not true.

Some rumours also have it that his parents were very wealthy, so he practically worked for nothing in his life but that is also not true.

The diminutive Nigerian politician had to work his way up the ladder. He was once a cab driver and even a security guard who worked very hard to reach where he is today.

In a special publication by TheNEWS magazine, Tinubu detailed how he worked has a cab driver and a security guard. Here are excerpts from the interview.

Another Colour Revolution In Brazil: Brazilian Unrest Sign of US Maintaining its Sphere of Influence

Another colour revolution in Brazil.. BRICS countries Need permanent anti-colour revolution implimentation tactics to tackle this colour revolutions.
Russia has done it beautifully back home..

I think Brazil need an empire of over 1 million pro-goverment loyalists to counter this puppetry sponsored colour revolution.

Driver And Conductor Rape Lagos Job-Seeker (Photo)

Olaleye Aluko

The police in Lagos have arrested a commercial bus driver, identified only as Akeem, and his conductor, Sodiq, for allegedly robbing and raping a 22-year-old lady in the Costain, Iponri area of the state.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Akeem and Sodiq, along with two others still at large, had picked the victim, Mercy (pseudonym) from the Obalende area, and were supposed to head for the Victoria Island where the victim reportedly had a job interview.

Our correspondent gathered that Mercy, who hails from Otupko, Benue State, and holds a Nigerian Certificate in Education, on March 10, had been called by a friend to attend the job interview.

Stock Market Shareholders Lose N1.15trn In Q1

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), which stepped into 2016 on an unfavourable note, finished the first quarter with a loss of N1.146 trillion.

Available statistics show that activities on the floor of the Exchange skewed downward, as the market, which opened high at N9.850 trillion in capitalisation and 28,642.25 in index at the beginning of trading last January, closed yesterday at N8.704 trillion and 25,306.22 index points, representing a loss of about N1.146 trillion or 11.63 per cent year to date.

Diesel Tanker Rams Into School Wall In Lagos (Photo)

A diesel tanker rammed into the walls of Corona School Gbagada, Lagos at about 10 last night. But thankfully, none of the staff or students were around when it happened. Photo credit: Nike Adeyemi

FG Declares Emergency Over Fuel Scarcity

In a desperate move to end the recurrent fuel shortages, particularly of premium motor spirit, PMS (petrol) being experienced in the country, the Federal Government has declared a state of emergency for petroleum products distribution.

This comes even as private operators in the country now have the responsibility to bring in 60 percent of the scarce commodity in the second quarter, Q2 import allocations.

A very competent source told Vanguard in confidence yesterday that for Q2, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA 44% allocation to Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association, DAPPMA; 40% NNPC/PPMC; and the balance of 16% to Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN.

How Police Killed My 6 Months Pregnant Wife: Widower Cries Out (photo)

Widower, police bicker over woman’s death

A row has broken out between the police and the widower of an expectant mother, who died after her release from custody.

Mr Solomon Wilfred is claiming that his wife, Vivienne, who was six-week pregnant, died from “emotional stress” after her ordeal.

But the police denied that she was kept in custody, saying she was “released immediately her husband said she was pregnant and has health challenges”.

Russian Hero Who Died Liberating Palmyra Is Dad-to-Be Alexander Prokhorenko

The Russian Special Forces officer who was killed during the operation to liberate Palmyra from the Daesh terrorist group has been named as 25-year-old Alexander Prokhorenko, who ordered air forces to strike his position after he was discovered by Daesh terrorists.