Alleged quantity of fuel consumption by Nigerians false – Sowore

By Our Correspondent The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said that Nigeria is not consuming 60 million litres of fuel. Sowore, who spoke during a pre-recorded interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2023, took a swipe at the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL), wondering where the agency got its figures from. He said the Nigerian Customs Service refuted claims that …

Read More

Gov. Ugwuanyi Pledges To Support Inventor Of Battery-Powered Cooking Stoves

By Alex Enebeli Enugu, – Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State says his administration will support an indigene of the state from Amagunze in Nkanu East Local Government Area, who invented battery-powered cooking stoves, trending on social media. In a statement issued on Sunday in Enugu, his Senior Special Assistant, Mr Louis Amoke, quoted the governor as saying: “the state government has noted with delight …

Read More

Ogun Police Arrest Man For Allegedly Shooting Younger Sister’s Boyfriend

By Ige Adekunle Sango-Ota(Ogun), – The Police in Ogun, on Sunday, arrested a man, Michael Ogundele, for allegedly shooting his younger sister’s boyfriend and injured him at Idiroko area of the state.The Police Spokesperson in the State,SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this known in a statement issued to newsmen in Ota,Ogun.Oyeyemi explained that the suspect,30, was arrested on Feb.2 by the operative of Ogun State Command …

Read More

Republican Councilwoman Married To A Nigerian Pastor Shot Dead In The U.S.

A 30-year-old Republican Councilwoman, Eunice Dwumfour, was shot dead outside her home in Sayreville, New Jersey, in the U.S.  Dwumfour, a member of the Sayreville Borough Council, was the wife of a Nigerian pastor, Eze Kings Akwue, who is based in Abuja and hails from Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State. The couple got married on November 24, 2022, at Champions Royal Assembly in Kubwa, Abuja.  …

Read More

NDLEA Seizes 75.75kg Skunk From Canada

By Ibironke AriyoAbuja, – The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has seized 75.75kgs of cannabis indica, which came from Montreal, Canada, hidden in a container of four used vehicles. with number MSCU 5336680. This is contained in a statement by the Director, Media and Advocacy NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, on Sunday in Abuja. Babafemi said that this was coming barely a month after operatives …

Read More

Collapsing 2-Storey Building Kills 3 In Rivers Communnity

By Desmond Ejibas Port Harcourt, – Three labourers were killed in Aluu community in Rivers on Saturday as the two-storey building on which they were working crumbled. Mr Ngene James, Head, Disaster Management Rescue Team of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Rivers confirmed the incident in a statement issued by the command on Sunday. He said the NSCDC’s rescue team immediately …

Read More

Kidnapped Two Wives And Five Children Of Taraba Monarch Found Dead

Taraba State – The decomposed bodies of two abducted wives and five children of the traditional ruler of Mutumbiyu Chiefdom in Taraba State, Justice Sani Muhammed, have been discovered.  Recall that the gunmen suspected to be kidnappers stormed the monarch’s residence in Jalingo on January 19, 2023 and whisked away several hostages including the monarch?s family Spokesperson of the State Police Command, Abdullahi Usman, who …

Read More

Nasarawa police rescue four abducted school pupils after 14 days in captivity

The Nasarawa State Police Command has rescued the four remaining pupils abducted from the Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) Primary School in Alwaza, Doma Local Government Area of the state. Six pupils were kidnapped by gunmen from a Primary School on January 20, 2023. The police rescued two of the children the following day, while four of them were still held captive.  Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ramhan Nansel, …

Read More

Absurd! Man sets wife ablaze for washing his clothes instead of giving him food

A 46-year-old man identified as Hassan Azeez has been arrested by men of the Ogun state Police Command, for allegedly pouring petrol on his wife and setting her ablaze. A statement released by SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspect was arrested following a report lodged at Ibogun divisional headquarters by the victim’s father, that on October 22, 2022, his …

Read More

EFCC grills actress over spraying and stepping on new Naira notes

Operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have commenced an investigation of Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, an actress and cosmetologist, for allegedly tampering with the redesigned Naira notes, an offense contrary to Section 21 (5) of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Act, 2007. A statement released by the agency on Friday, February 3, says Omoseyin was arrested by operatives …

Read More

PVC Collection: INEC Accuses Utomi Of Invading Its Lagos Office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made an accusation against Pat Utomi. The INEC accused Pat Utomi, a chieftain of the Labour Party (LP), of “invading” its office in the Oshodi-Isolo LGA of  Lagos. Olusegun Agbaje, INEC’s resident electoral commissioner who made the allegation, spoke on Thursday during an interview on Channels Television. Agbaje said Utomi, a professor of political economy, held an “illegal …

Read More

20-Year-Old Ondo Apprentice Allegedly Kills Boss And Dumps Body Inside Well

Ondo State. – A 27-year-old man, Savior Joseph, has been killed by his apprentice, Josiah Godwin, 20, in Ondo State. Godwin is accused of dumping his master’s corpse inside a well after allegedly killing him.h The incident happened at Imafon Community, in Akure South Local Government Area of the State. The problem started when the deceased, who specialised in fixing POP ceilings, smashed the phone …

Read More

Police In Enugu Arrest 3 Suspected Notorious Armed Robbers

By Stanley Nwanosike Enugu, – The police command in Enugu State  has arrested three suspected notorious armed robbers and recovered arms and  ammunition. In a statement on Friday in Enugu, the command’s spokesman, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said that the suspects were all men and aged 39, 22 and 21. Ndukwe said that while the 39-year-old suspect and the 22-year-old suspect were arrested at a   hideout …

Read More

Man Slumps And Dies Inside Banking Hall In Delta After Several Hours Of Waiting To Withdraw Cash

Delta state – A yet to be identified man allegedly slumped and died at a bank in Agbor, Delta state after waiting for several hours to withdraw cash. The incident happened inside the banking hall on Thursday afternoon, February 2, 2023. Ika Weekly Newspaper and some eyewitnesses confirmed the incident on Facebook. One Omole Mike, shared a photo of the deceased and wrote; ?Just now, …

Read More

Unknown gunmen kill Imo judge in court

Gunmen on Thursday murdered Nnaemeka Ugboma, the chairman of Ejemekwuru Customary Court in the Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State. He was killed by gunmen who operated in motorcycles, while presiding a court session, our correspondent was told by close sources. The incident brought the court sitting to an abrupt end as lawyers, court staff and litigants fled. The killing of the jurist who …

Read More