27-year-old Yahoo Boy Beats Girlfriend To Death In Ogun State (Photo)

Men of the Ogun State Police command have arrested a 27-year-old suspected Yahoo boy, Obeta John for killing his girlfriend.  He was apprehended on Tuesday, November 29 after he allegedly killed his girlfriend, one Idowu Buhari, an HND1 Mass Communication student of Gateway polytechnic Saapade.  The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect was picked up …

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Release Nnamdi Kanu Unconditionally — Bianca Ojukwu Tells Buhari

Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late Biafran leader, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu has called for the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra. She made the call in Owerri over the weekend at the 11th Memorial Lecture of Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu. According to her, “there cannot be any cogent reason for defying orders made by courts of competent jurisdiction in …

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Imprisoned APGA Factional Leader Granted Bail

The factional leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Chief Edozie Njoku, who was remanded at the Suleja Correctional Centre on Monday, November 28, alongside the factional national youth leader of the party, Chukwuemeka Nwoga, has been granted bail. The factional party leaders have been accused of forging the judgment of the Supreme Court to parade themselves as National Chairman and National Youth Leader of the …

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Olosho Or Hookup Is Not Something To Be Proud Of – Actress, Sonia Ogiri To Ladies

Sonia Ogiri, a US-based actress, has warned Nigerian ladies involved in prostitution aka olosho to stop it before it is too late.  According to the actress, such a thing is not what anyone should be proud of. She urged the active ‘oloshos’ to step up and embrace legitimate hustle.  She wrote: “Just like my late elder brother asked my late father after our family morning devotion, “Dad …

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FEC Approves National Language Policy For Primary Education

Abuja, – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a National Language Policy for use in all primary schools across the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made this known to State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting which was  presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja. He said: “A memo on national policy was approved by the council. …

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2022 World AIDS Day, Any Hope For People Living With Virus?

By Hadiza Mohammed-Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) As the world gets set to mark 2022 World AIDS Day (WAD) with the theme “Equalise’’, there is theneed to critically analyse the state of people living with the virus, stigma problem and how accessibleand affordable are the drugs they need to keep them healthy. There is also the need to analyse commitments toward stopping the spread …

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Aregbesola Inaugurates E-passport Centre In Canada

By Yahaya Isah Abuja, – Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has unveiled the new enhanced Nigerian passport in Canada. Aregbesola who inaugurated the central Passport Production Centre in Ottawa, Canada, said Nigerians living in Canada will now have access to the highly coveted 64-page 10-year validity passport. This is contained in a statement by the Media Adviser to the minister, Mr Sola Fasure, on Wednesday …

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Court Remands Timber Operator Over Alleged N155,000 Fraud

By Dorcas ElusogbonIle-Ife (Osun), – An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday, remanded a 30-year-old man, Olalekan Boyenle, for allegedly fraudulently obtaining 200 pieces of planks worth N155,000. The Prosecutor, Insp Irewole Jimoh, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Sept. 15, around 11:40 a.m. at Ayetoro area of Ipetumodu. Jimoh stated that the defendant fraudulently obtained the sum of N155, 000 from …

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NHRC Records 499 Cases in 11 Months In Borno –Official

By: Hamza Suleiman Maiduguri, – The National Human Rights Commission in Borno said it recorded 499 cases of human rights abuses betwen January and November. The State Coordinator, Jummai Mshelia, disclosed this during a conference in Borno on Wednesday. Mshelia said about 200 cases sent to the Ministry of Justice for prosecution were processed while others were pending. According to her, most of the cases …

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Attacks: INEC Chairman Counts Losses, Gives Way Out

By Adeyemi AdeleyeLagos, – ) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says timely arrest and prosecution of perpetrators of attacks on its facilities and assets nationwide would end the trend.The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at the opening of a two-day Induction Retreat for the commission’s Residents Electoral Commissioners in Lagos on Wednesday.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the retreat is …

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Buckingham Palace staffer accused of racism during British-born Nigerian guest’s visit

A Buckingham Palace staffer has been accused of racism towards a British-born Nigerian guest during her visit.  The guest identified as Ngozi Fulani, was visiting the palace for an event on behalf of domestic abuse charity Sistah Space, to mark the UN’s 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. She was reportedly quizzed over her nationality at a reception yesterday, November 29, by the royal household employee. While it …

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Pack your bags, head to Kuje prison now – HURIWA tells IGP Usman Baba

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has applauded the court ruling that sentenced the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to three months imprisonment. The group hailed the justice system for its courageous decision, adding that it shows that nobody is above the law. HURIWA noted that the Judiciary had lawfully exercised the judicial authority conferred on it by Section (6) subsection (1) …

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Buddhist temple left without monks after they all test positive for meth

A small Buddhist temple in Thailand has been left without monks after they all tested positive for methamphetamine. The four religious leaders were exposed after the local council made them do a surprise drug test during an inspection on Monday, Nov. 28. Another four monks – spread across three other temples in the Phetchabun province – also showed traces of the same drug. All eight …

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UN Agency Says Only 12% Women Are ICT Compliant In Africa

By Temitope Ponle Abuja, – The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), says only 12 per cent of women currently operate in the information and communication technology (ICT), sector in Africa. Mr Mactar Seck, Economic Affairs Officer at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), said this at the ongoing Hybrid 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from Nov. 28 to Dec. …

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LASTMA arrest suspected kidnappers, rescue woman

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) arrested two suspected abductors on Tuesday. The operatives also rescued a female victim inside their car around the Presbyterian Church in Yaba, Lagos. A statement on Wednesday by General Manager Bolaji Oreagba said the suspects were nabbed by a LASTMA team monitoring traffic. Oreagba disclosed that the personnel and a passerby chased the gang and later caught up …

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Ogun: Yahoo-boy kills girlfriend for refusing to remit fraud proceeds

A 27-year-old suspected internet fraudster, otherwise known as Yahoo boy, Obeta John, has allegedly killed his girlfriend, Idowu Buhari over claims that she refused to remit to him, a proceed of fraud paid into the girl’s account by a victim. The victim, an HND 1 student of Mass Communication, Gateway Polytechnic Saapade, Ogun State, was reportedly beaten to death by the suspect. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the …

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