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45 Police Men Receive Special Promotion For The Arrest Of Kidnap Kingpin, Evans

45 Police Men Receive Special Promotion For The Arrest Of Kidnap Kingpin, Evans

Metro, Security
Infamous Kidnapper, Evans The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the special promotion of 45 police officers for gallantry. It also approved the promotion of 13 others who played major roles in the arrest of Chukwudumuje Onuoamadike, aka Evans, a notorious kidnapper and 21 Members of his gang. The Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. Ani said the commission took the decision at its 27th Plenary Meeting in Abuja. “The promotion and acting appointments were based on the superlative performance of the officers in the arrest of the deadly gang who terrorized Nigerians,”he said. He said that the officers were of the Intelligence Response Team, (IRT), Special Tactical Squad (STS) and Technic
Gunmen Kill Pregnant Woman, Rip Her Open, Escape With Unborn Baby

Gunmen Kill Pregnant Woman, Rip Her Open, Escape With Unborn Baby

Metro, Security
A pregnant teenager’s womb was ripped opened by unidentified people, who took the unborn baby away and also killed three others on Wednesday. gunmen The killings have reportedly created panic and fear in Rumuoro village in Ogbakiri clan, Emohua Local Govern-ment Area of Rivers State. The victims, as gathered, include Pastor Joseph Nheme, Mr. Kingsley Owhonda, Miss Queen Ada Amah and Miss Mini Elizabeth. A community source, who preferred anonymity, disclosed that Pastor Nheme, who is from Igodo’s compound, was shot at the riverside while fishing with his son, Godknows Iheme, adding that Godknows narrowly escaped while his father’s corpse was taken away by the invaders. The source said Owhonda, from Wokne’s compound, who also went for fishing, was abducted and taken to a bush, where he
You Will Not Escape Justice:  Lagos State Government To Evans, TB Joshua

You Will Not Escape Justice: Lagos State Government To Evans, TB Joshua

Metro, Security
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said suspected kidnapping kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans and TB Joshua will not escape justice Evans, who was arrested at his mansion in Magodo area of Lagos last year, is being prosecuted by the State Government in court alongside others for masterminding and executing series of high profile kidnappings and murder in the State. The State’s Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, who said this at the ongoing Ministerial Press Briefing held in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, said the State Government was committed to ensuring the logical conclusion of all pending cases in court and serve justice to the people. “On the Evans’ matter, the cases filed against him are ongoing in
Incredible! Wives Batter 138 Husbands In Lagos

Incredible! Wives Batter 138 Husbands In Lagos

Metro
The Lagos State Government has raised the alarm over increasing rate of wives beaten their husbands in the state, saying that 138 of such cases had been reported in the state in the last one year. In 2016, at 55 men were beaten by their wives in Lagos, while in 2017, it rose to 138, which represents an increase of over 100 percent of women violating their husbands in the state. State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem disclosed on Tuesday that there had been rising cases of women beaten men in the state. He said the Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) of the Ministry of Justice had been inundated with several cases of women beaten in the state. “The Ministry has noted an increase in report of domestic abuse against men. To date
How APC Governors Are Plotting To Unseat Buhari – President’s Associate, Ali

How APC Governors Are Plotting To Unseat Buhari – President’s Associate, Ali

Metro
An All Progressives Congress chieftain and associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, Ali Ibrahim has allege that APC governors are plotting to unseat the president come 2019 He said the plot followed the alleged move by the governors to imposed their loyalists instead of proper election ahead of the ward and states congress as well as APC national convention. ” As I am talking to you now, we are aware of the APC governors’ plan to replace only vacant positions in their respective state to prepare them against Buhari during the national convention to hold soon because we have discovered some governors don’t want to conduct state congress election as announced by the APC for fear of losing election,” said Ibrahim The APC chieftain thundered that if eventually,
NGO Launches Communication App For Disabled People

NGO Launches Communication App For Disabled People

Health, Metro, Technology
A Mongolian non-governmental organization (NGO) announced Monday that it launched a special-purpose mobile portal, “Bird 1.0,” for communication of disabled people in Mongolia for the first time. This app was created by Bird developers NGO, with the aim to facilitate communication of disabled people, support them, and provide inclusive education of children with disabilities. The “Bird 1.0,” available on both iOS and Android devices, allows users to post more than 230 words. In addition, the users can enrich the vocabulary and imagery of the app fitting their needs. This app can be used by up to 30,000 people and it will be improved year after year by adding new words and images, developers said.  As of the first quarter of this year, there are over 120,000 people with disabiliti
Apapa Road Nightmare: Stakeholders Blame NPA, BPE, FG

Apapa Road Nightmare: Stakeholders Blame NPA, BPE, FG

Business, Metro, Security
THE prevailing chaos engendered by the continued invasion of the Mile Two/Berger/Tin Can axis of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway by tankers, trailers and other articulated trucks has  completely crippled  traffic in the area. With the situation becoming worse by the day, questions have been raised why it persists and what the relevant authorities are doing to restore traffic sanity in the area. A failed section of the road at Berger Cement But while many have chosen to blame truck drivers for the development on account of their perchance to  park indiscriminately on roads and bridges, accusing fingers have also been pointed at other sources perceived as also contributing to the problem. In the fore front of this blame game are stakeholders in the maritime industry who said both the Niger
Sani Sidi And The Seven NEMA Looters

Sani Sidi And The Seven NEMA Looters

Economy, Health, Metro, Politics, Security
Mohammed Sani Sidi, the  director-general of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and seven of the agency’s directors  allegedly stole over a billion naira, $284,000 and £95,000, the Nigerian presidency has revealed. All the officials have been suspended from office. Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi A Presidency official said   Sani Sidi, maintained 20 different accounts in various banks despite his public servant status. The official alleged that the suspended staff had hurriedly and illegally taken the matter to the House of Representatives in a pre-emptive move to stonewall the ongoing investigations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) hoping for a cover-up. He said an authoritative report submitted to the Presidency by agencies involved in the investigation
Nanny Sent To Kirikiri Prison For Burning Girls Buttocks With Hot Stove

Nanny Sent To Kirikiri Prison For Burning Girls Buttocks With Hot Stove

Health, Metro, Security
A 37-year old nanny, Fatimah Yakubu has been sent to the Kirikiri Prison, Apapa, Lagos till she fulfilled the bail conditions granted her by an Igbosere Magistrate Court for allegedly using burning stove to burn the buttock of an 8-year old girl entrusted in her care by her parents over excessive play. The accused was arrested on the ordered of the Divisional Police Officer, DPO in charge of Ilasan Division, Lekki, Lagos, SP Onyinye Onwuamegbu following a complaint by the parents of the victim. The accused was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court on a one count charge of felony to wit, burning an 8-year old girl with hot stove which caused her severe bodily harm. Police Counsel, Friday Mameh informed the court in charge No F/26/2018 that the accused committed the offe...
$6.7m Fraud: GlobacomLtd And Its Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni Defrauds Emitac Mobile

$6.7m Fraud: GlobacomLtd And Its Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni Defrauds Emitac Mobile

Economy, Foreign, Metro, Security, Technology
The telecommunications giant — GlobacomLtd and its Chief Marketing Officer, Ashok Israni — were on Monday hauled up before an Ikeja Special Offences Court over alleged 6.7 million dollars fraud (N2.41 billion). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had slammed a 6.7 million dollars fraud charge on Globacom and Israni who allegedly committed the offence against Emitac Mobile Solutions, a Dubai-based company. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Monday’s proceedings were, however, stalled following the absence of Israni and representatives Globacom in court for their arraignment. The defendants also had no legal representation. Addressing the court over the development, Mr Anselem Ozioko, the lead prosecuting counsel for the EFCC, said Globacom and Israni h
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