Tuesday, September 6, 2016
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.