Thursday, August 18, 2016

GEJ Denies Being Probed for Alledged Links to the NDA. Threatens Libel Suit

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied being under probe for alleged links to the Niger delta Avengers. Read press release posted on his website below:

Police arrest notorious kidnapping gang terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja & its environs (photos)

Police have arrested a notorious kidnap for ransom gang that has been linked to kidnapping and violent crimes along Kaduna-Abuja and its environs.

No going back on Dogara-gate scandal- Abdulmumin Jibrin says

Embattled ‎former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, says he is not going back on his fight with Speaker Yakubu Dogara. Read his latest statement below...

Female serial killer: Woman kills boyfriend, husband and other men

Indiana police has captured 34 year old Kelly Marie Cochran believed to have killed multiple men, including her husband, and a boyfriend. Rolling Stone magazine reports below...

Fake soldiers abduct and rape 15-year-old in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two suspects who posed as soldiers and abducted a 15-year-old girl in the Oworonshoki area of the state.

Our correspondent learnt that the suspects, Damilola Balogun and Joseph Agbo, allegedly raped the teenager overnight and left her by the roadside.

"Sheriff Bewitched PDP Governors" - Femi-fani Kayode

 When I warned our people about President Muhammadu Buhari and what he would do with power no-one listened.
When I warned the PDP leadership and particularly our PDP governors about the dangers of making Ali Modu Sheriff National Chairman they would not listen.
I also told them that the government would NOT allow the convention to hold because Sheriff is working for them.

FG Probes Jonathan Over Bombings In Niger Delta - Daily Trust

The federal government has launched an investigation on the possible involvement of former President Goodluck Jonathan with the spate of bombings that have crippled the country’s oil industry and affected itspower generation capabilities.

Obiano To Ngige: You're Confused

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has advised the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Chris Ngige to concentrate on how to create jobs for teeming unemployed Nigerians as well as find solution to the lingering problems in the labour sector rather than “seeking attention” by criticising his government.

"I Have Found My Missing Original Certificates" - Obaseki

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday said that he has found the original copies of his academic credentials, which had earlier been declared missing in a sworn affidavit.

Drug Scarcity Hits Aso Rock Clinic Despite N3.87 Billion Budget

Despite the N3.87bn allocated to it in the 2016 Appropriation Act, lack of drugs and other essential medical items have crippled operations at the State House Medical Centre.
The centre provides medical services to the President, Vice-President and their families, aides, members of staff of the State House and other entitled public servants.

Convention: How PDP Governors Ignored BOT Advice

Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja

Facts have emerged on how governors of the Peoples Democratic Party ignored the recommendations of the party’s Board of Trustees on how to end the crisis in the party thereby jettisoning the chance to salvage the situation and make the convention hold.

Investigations by our correspondent in Abuja on Wednesday revealed that the governors rejected the recommendations made by the Reconciliation Committee of the BoT on how to avoid a controversial national convention.

PDP Plotting To Import Thugs For Edo Polls — Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has called on the Police to checkmate plans by some opposition politicians to import thugs into the state from neighbouring states with a view to causing mayhem during the September 10 governorship election in the state.

Speaking during a visit to him by the Assistant Inspector-General in charge of Zone 5, Benin City, Mr. Adeyinka Kolawole Sodipo, Governor Oshiomhole the Police must provide a level-playing field for all parties to ensure a credible electoral exercise.

"Accuse Buhari Of Receiving Pension & Risk Criminal Investigation" - Garba Shehu

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that anyone who claims that the President received pensions from the army should face “criminal investigation.”

Garba said this on Wednesday, claiming that the President did not receive pension or cars from the army, as did former commanders-in-chief.

Why I Named My Dog ‘buhari’ — Trader

The Police in Ogun State, yesterday, released unconditionally, the 30-year-old trader, Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, who was arrested last Saturday for naming his pet dog ‘Buhari’.

PDP Convention Is A Big Joke: Sheriff

The factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, has described the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the PDP which extended the tenure of the Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee by one year.

EFCC Detains Achike Udenwa Over N350 Million Election Fund

EFCC detains Imo State Ex-Governor Achike Udenwa 
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today re - arrested the former governor of Imo State Achike Udenwa in connection with alleged campaign scandal at the last presidential election.
Udenwa as a State Co-ordinator for The Presidential Campaign Organisation in Imo State was said to have collected the sum of N350,000,000 (Three Hundred and Fifty Million Naira Only) from the former senator representing Kaduna South and Director of Finance for the PDP presidential campaign organisation, Nenadi Usman.

Nigerians To Pay 9% Tax On Calls, SMS, MMS, Data, Others

By Naomi Uzor
Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, on CST bill which seeks to levy nine per cent on subscribers for the use of the various communication services, Shittu said the outcome of deliberations on the bill would form the basis of his advice to the President.

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