Thursday, May 12, 2016

OOU Law Student Declared Missing

Abiola Okanlawon has been missing for over a month now, according to a family member. He is a diploma student at Ogun State university, studying Law. His brother said; According to friends, he left school on the 2nd of April 2016 and till now we've not heard from him. Thinking he was at his friends place we felt he'll go back to school when school resumes on the 3rd of May but he hasn't and nobody knows his whereabouts. Anyone with info should call 07053722609 or 08166183764 or the nearest police station

FG To Re-evaluate Foreign Exchange Policy – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the country is substantially re-evaluating its foreign exchange policy, adding that a flexible approach should be expected soon.

“We expect that with a more flexible policy, we will be able to attract more capital into the system and ease business,” Osinbajo said at an investors’ conference held by Renaissance Capital in Lagos on Wednesday, adding, “We expect that very soon we will see a more flexible approach to the currency.

Nnamdi Kanu: "Buhari Influencing Judges To Convinct Me"

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says President Muhammadu Buhari is influencing the court to convict him for treasonable felony.

Kanu made this allegation through his lawyer, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, at a media briefing in Abuja on Wednesday.

Ejiofor said the president’s “pronouncement” on issues regarding Biafra was prejudicial, and that they were capable of forcing the hands of the court to convict his client.

Petrol Price’ll Go Down In Six Months – Kachikwu

‘Femi Asu

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said Nigerians will be amazed at what will become of the price of Premium Motor Spirit in the next six months.

The Federal Government had on Wednesday announced the removal of fuel subsidy, with a new petrol price band of N135 to N145 per litre, up from N86 and N86.50.

The development has been greeted with mixed reactions, with labour vowing to protest against it.

Suicide Bomber Intercepted By Policemen In Maiduguri, Borno (Graphic Photos)

This afternoon, combined team of Nigeria policemen maintaining security duties at the entrance of Borno State Government Secretariat, (which was known as Musa Usman Secretariat) in Maiduguri, intercepted and prevented a male suicide bomber from entering to attack workers based on suspicion.

Unfortunately, in the process of stopping him, he detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) on his body, instantly killing himself, a policeman and critically injuring another policeman that stopped him from gaining entry into the Secretariat Complex.

Nigerian Student Is Cleared Of Rape In The UK (photo)

A Nigerian student was falsely accused of rape by a 21-year-old shop assistant who claimed she drunkenly thought she was having sex with his white friend, a court heard yesterday.

Sam Obeghe, 24, was having sex with the woman at his flat at the end of a drunken night out in Bolton, Greater Manchester, only to stop when she unexpectedly cried the name of his 22-year-old friend Zack Garrigan.

Nigerians Reject Labour Move Against Pump Price

Nigerians from diverse groups on Thursday, rejected the call by the country's organized labour to mobilize against the new pump price.

Rather, the labour is urged to focus on its agitation for minimum wage increase, instead of a new pump price, which Nigerians according to them have been indirectly contending with since the fuel scarcity began four months ago.

Trade Union Congress Reacts To New Fuel Price

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria on Thursday expressed disappointment over the new price of petrol announced by the Federal Government on Wednesday.

In a statement by its President and General Secretary, Bobboi Kaigama and Simeso Amachree, the TUC said it does not know how the Federal Government arrived at the new price of N145 for petrol.

It equally said it does not appreciate how it arrived at the decision to allow market forces alone determine the cost of the product.

Proof Buhari's/APC Fuel Subsidy Is A Scam Planned Months Ago To Decieve Us

Buhari/APC are very smart. I now understand the format.

Make Fuel scarce for 8months.

Make Nigerians very Frustrated.

Make them buy it at exorbitant prices from 150-250 Naira per litre.

Make it very difficult to even get the fuel even at that price.

Make them beg for black market fuel at N300 per Litre.

Subsidy: Muslims Call On Labour To Dialogue Not Occupy Nigeria

With the new post-subsidy regime in place in Nigeria, many have spoken out against the development. There have been threats to do something similar to #OccupyNigeria. There’s a restlessness in the streets that seems like a calm before the storm.

The NLC have already vowed to fight the price hike in fuel and you need only look at social media to see that people are advocating pretty radical means to fight back.

CIA Coup Sucessful: BREAKING: Brazil's senate votes, President Dilma suspended

– President Dilma Rousseff has been suspended – Her suspension follows a vote by the Brazilian Senate – The Senate voted 55 votes to 22, sustaining motion for suspension – Michel Temer the vice president will now take over till Ms Dilma’s trial is over The Brazilian Senate has voted to impeach and suspend President Dilma Rousseff, and now she is to face trial. According to the BBC, Ms Rousseff is accused of illegally manipulating finances to hide a growing public deficit ahead of her re-election in 2014, which she denies.

Niger Delta Avengers threaten to blow up oil blocs belonging to Atiku, Danjuma, Adenuga, others

The Niger Delta Avengers has threatened to blow up the oil blocs of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma, ex-Minister of Petroleum, Alhaji Riwalnu Lukman, other Northerners and South-Westerners in Niger-Delta region.

In an email by its spokesperson, Col Mudoch Agbinibo and obtained by Vanguard, the militants who are fighting for a sovereign state of the Niger Delta, issued the oil well owners a two-week ultimatum to shut their operations in the Niger Delta and evacuate the workers from the locations or have them blown up.