Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Protesters Storm UN Office In Abuja

Some protesters on Monday, September 5, stormed the United Nations office in Abuja. The protesters under the aegis of ‎Center for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET), a civil society organization said it was out to the Un of possible plans by Amnesty International to colonise Nigeria again. The group in their scores while delivering a petition to the UN said Nigeria can solve its problems.

EFCC Arrests Ministry Of Environment Staff For Fraud

The long arm of the EFCC has caught up with a serial fraudster named Tariah Otumba Fred, a staff of the Federal ministry of environment, Bayelsa state.

Fred is said to be a notorious fraudster and heads a syndicate that specializes in in forgery, extortion, obtaining money under false pretence, impersonation and other fraudulent activities.

Killer Of Corper Onuh, Arrested By SARS In Bayelsa State

Killer of Corper Onuh, Arrested by SARS, Bayelsa State Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Bayelsa Police Command today Monday paraded a notorious cultist and killer known as Fela over his alleged involvement in the June 2016 killing of James Onuh, a Nigeria Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, in Obele, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. Fela, the suspected killer was also indicted in another killing which took place earlier this year also in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. One source claimed Fela was lured out of hiding out by men of the Anti-Robbery Squad of the Police. ‎When contacted on the development, the spokesman of the State Police Command, Asimin Butwat, said the matter is undergoing further investigation. "Though I can not yet confirm the details, Fela was the one who killed the Corper," the spokesman stated. It would be recalled that Mr. Onuh, a NYSC member serving with the Bayelsa State Ministry of Works, was in June killed by gunmen in Obele, Bayelsa State. Mr. Onuh, a civil engineering graduate of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, died when gunmen, suspected to be cultists, accosted him close to his residence and shot him at close range.

Cross River's Fraud Specialist Arrested (pic)

 Police Arrest Man Who Specializes In Scamming And Defrauding People In Cross River State (Pics)

By Ifere Paul,

The police in Calabar has bursted a ring of hardened criminals who specializes in scamming and defrauding people in Cross River State, Brainnews NG gathers.

The ring leader, one Mr EFFIONG NSA EFFIONG has been collecting over 35-40 thousand naira from unsuspecting public.

Oil Swap: Cracks In FG’s Direct Sale Of Refineries’ Crude

Cracks have emerged in the direct-sale purchase contracts for refineries crude between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the refiner-contractors, threatening the $1billion revenue targeted by government.

Investigation by New Telegraph showed that the arrangement, which government entered into in February, began to have issues in July with considerable improvement in refineries’ efficiency.

Teenagers Arrested In Lagos For Kidnapping Expatriates, Oil Theft (photo)

Olaleye Aluko and Adewale Ogungbemi

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four teenagers for alleged involvement in oil theft and the abduction of two expatriates in the Epe and Igando area of the state.

Our correspondents learnt that the four suspects – Michael Loko, 19; Oluwatomi Obosi, 19; Francis Cyprian, 19; and Olatoye Semiu, 18 – were nabbed by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja, on Tuesday.

Ambode seeks redeployment of some Task Force officers

Some Lagos State Task Force officials harassed, assaulted & detained some men and women in the early hours of September 3rd, in Lekki, Victoria Island and other places on the Island in Lagos State. These young Nigerians suffered from what can be described as a shocking abuse of power.

Cally Air: Cross River Floats Airline

As part of its tourism investment drive, the Cross River State government has concluded plans to float an airline.

Governor Ben Ayade revealed this in Calabar when he hosted a consortium of Indian investors.

According to him, the airline to be called Cally Air would be managed by Dana Group under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

Cancel Primary Election In Ondo - APC Leaders

Some leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State have called for the cancellation of the party’s primary held last Saturday in Akure.

The leaders made the demand in a petition to the chairman of the Election Appeal Committee.

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), emerged the winner of the election to pick the party’s ticket for the November 26 governorship poll.

Made in China G20 and its geoeconomic significance

by Pepe Escobar for RT
What has just taken place in Hangzhou, China, is of immense geoeconomic importance. Beijing from the start treated the G20 very seriously; this was designed as China’s party, not the declining West’s. And much less Washington’s.

Iran’s Leader issues message on 2016 Hajj pilgrimage

(Saker note: note the *very* harsh words of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei against the Saudi Wahabis)
In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most MercifulAnd all praise belongs to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, and Allah’s greetings be upon our Master, Muhammad (PBUH), and upon his Immaculate Household and chosen companions and upon those who follow them rightfully until the Day of Judgment.

Herdsmen Turn National Stadium , Abuja To Grazing Reserve

Itinerant herdsmen have invaded the $300 million National Stadium Complex in Abuja, turning it into a grazing reserve for their cattle. This is in spite of an existing order prohibiting open grazing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), an order the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) is empowered to enforce.

The herdsmen, who usually invade the stadium in groups to feed their cattle, sometimes overwhelm the stadium security officials who try to stop them from their activities, especially at the Package B section of the stadium.

Surviving Airlines Are Only Doing National Service Due To Govt Policies – Arik

Joseph Arumemi-Ikhide, chairman of Arik Air, one of Nigeria’s surviving airline, says the policies of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) do not favour local airlines.

Arumemi-Ikhide, who prides himself as the founder of West Africa’s largest airline, also said Nigerian airlines “are just offering national service”, stating that the fares are the lowest in the world.