Thursday, April 28, 2016

Arewa Consultative Forum Decries Case Against Saraki

A representative of the Arewa Consultative Forum, Senator Joseph Waku, who represented Benue North Senatorial district from 1999 to 2003, today decried the way and manner that the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) case against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has been handled.

Speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of the CCT, Waku said that he was mandated by the Arewa Consultative Forum to observe the proceedings, and report back to the Forum.

Photos: Rivers State Police arrest two kidnapping kingpins, 5 others

The Rivers State Police Comman has announced the arrest of a notorious kidnapping kingpin and five members of his gang. Below is the statement issued by the command today, April 28:

3 year old boy left with facial injuries after savage attack from dog

A three year old boy was attacked and bitten by a stray dog (lurcher-type hound) as he walked alongside his dad. The boy was immediately rushed to hospital for treatment to injuries to his face. His family agreed to release images of the wounded toddler to warn people and also assist the police in tracking down the dog.

Photo: Man stabs girlfriend to death in Ilorin, Kwara State for refusing his marriage proposal

A man allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in the Tanke area of Ilorin, Kwara state, on Monday, April 25, for refusing his marriage proposal.

It was gathered that the man, a franchise officer with one of the leading mobile telecommunication operators (MTN) in the area also stabbed his girlfriend's mother when she tried to settle the issue between the two. She sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital where she is receiving treatment.

Photos: Fake pastor who engages in fetish activities arrested in Ondo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State command has arrested a 34 years old pastor of Christ Apostolic Church "Dangunro", Moses Abiodun who hails from Esa Oke in Osun state for burying fetish items in his Church located along Ijare road before Ikota Junction in Ifedore local government area of the State.

Apple pays tribute to ‘young and talented’ employee who ‘took his own life’ at their Company's HQ

Apple has paid tribute to a Hispanic employee of theirs who killed himself at the company's Cupertino headquarters a day ago. His death came just after Apple's stocks tumbled - when their revenue declined for the first time in 13 years.

Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Senator Iyabo Anisulowo In Ogun State

A former Minister of state for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo has been kidnapped by armed men alongside her security aide along Igbogila road in Yewa North local government area of Ogun state.

NFF Saga: Jos High Court denies Chris Giwa's claims that Amaju Pinnick's election was nullified

Chris Giwa had claimed earlier that he got a ruling from a high court in Jos nullifying Amaju Pinnick's election as NFF President and also asking that he, Giwa, take over the glass house as the new NFF President. But the high court in Jos have come out to deny the claims made by Giwa insisting that at no time did the court mention Amaju Pinnick's name.

EFCC Seize A Wrist Watch Worth £600,000 From Diezani Allison-Madueke

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has swooped in on former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke seizing some of her properties and an expensive wrist watch.

According to TheNation, the anti-graft agency seized houses from the former Minister of Petroleum Resources and a very expensive wrist watch worth £600,000 as well as jewellery in gold and diamond.

Ogun state governor reacts to kidnap of former Minister, Iyabo Anisulowo

 Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has expressed shock at news of the kidnap of a Chieftain of the APC in the state and former Minister of State for Education, Iyabo Anisulowo. Anisulowo and one of her aides were kidnapped in Ilaro in Yewa South local government area of Ogun State yesterday evening April 27th.

Enugu State Police says herdsmen are not responsible for the killing of dozens of people in the state

The Enugu State Police Command has debunked the rumour making rounds on social media that herdsmen allegedly invaded Umuchigbo, Abakpa Nike, Enugu State and killed several people. They are blaming the killing on hoodlums. After the cut is the statement issued yesterday by the Command.