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Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years
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Drug Smuggler who Swallowed Over 90 Packages of Cocaine Jailed for 4 years

A drug smuggler who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine worth an estimated £80,000 been jailed for 4 years in the UK. Henry Michael Penijn, 36, who lived in the Netherlands with no fixed abode, was investigated by the UK National Crime Agency after flying from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, into Gatwick Airport on 12 December 2020. Shortly after being stopped by Border Force, Penijn admitted that he had swallowed more than 90 packages of cocaine, though he gave no explanation as to why he’d done it. After having the drugs tested, NCA investigators found the cocaine was 64% pure, and would have been worth in excess of £80,000 if cut and sold on British streets. Penijn appeared at Lewes Crown Court on 19 January 2021, where he was sentenced to four years in prison, having entered ...
Return Oba Of Lagos’ Staff Of Office Or Face The Consequences, Ruling House
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Return Oba Of Lagos’ Staff Of Office Or Face The Consequences, Ruling House

The Akinshemoyin ruling house of Lagos Island has condemned, in strong terms, the looting of the traditional and ancestral heritage of Lagos State and the carting away of the staff of office of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Ridwan Akiolu by hoodlums who invaded the palace on Wednesday. While describing as shocking and bitter the use of brute force on peace protesters by soldiers at the Lekki Toll gate on Tuesday, the ruling house, in a statement jointly signed by Prince Salami-Abisako and Prince Adeyemi Sarumi said it will not fold its arms and allow miscreants to destroy Lagos State. The statement reads: “Though we are in total support of the peaceful protest of the Nigerian youths tagged: #EndSARS #EndPoliceBrutality, we, Lagosians condemn with all sense of responsibility the gruesome ...
Iran Says UAE, Bahrain Will Bear The Severe Consequences Of Israel Deals
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Iran Says UAE, Bahrain Will Bear The Severe Consequences Of Israel Deals

Iran President Hassan Rouhani's remarks come a day after Israel, UAE, Bahrain sign normalisation deals brokered by US Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain would be responsible for any "consequences" resulting from their normalisation of relations with Tehran's archrival, Israel. Rouhani's remarks came a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the foreign ministers of Bahrain and the UAE signed agreements establishing full diplomatic ties at a White House ceremony. Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Rouhani said Israel is "committing more crimes in Palestine every day". "Some of the region's countries, their people are pious Muslims but their rulers neither understand religion nor [their] debt ... to the nation ...
‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was not Killed by the Police – Oyo Police
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‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was not Killed by the Police – Oyo Police

The Oyo state police command has made a clarification on how ‘One Million Boys’ gang leader, Ebila was killed. In a statement released by Oyo police spokesperson Olugbenga Fadeyi on Monday July 13, it was gathered that the police did not kill Ebila. It was further learnt that the gang leader has been on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command over the death of one Moshood Oladokun a.k.a Ekugbemi, the leader of a rival cult group in Ibadan who was murdered on April 11, 2020 at Sokelu village Olunde Area, Ibadan. Before meeting his waterloo on Sunday July 12, Ebila evaded being arrested by the police three consecutive times. The statement read;   The attention of the Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc has been drawn to a caption on social m...
Wilfried Zaha Responds with Powerful Statement after 12 year old boy is Arrested for Racially Abusing him
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Wilfried Zaha Responds with Powerful Statement after 12 year old boy is Arrested for Racially Abusing him

Crystal Palace footballer, Wilfried Zaha has responded after a 12-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly sending sickening racist messages to the player on social media. The 27-year-old footballer posted screenshots of the racist abuse he received on Sunday to his social media accounts ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at Aston Villa, alongside the caption: "Woke up to this today."   One of the messages sent to Zaha read:  "You better not score tomorrow you black c***." The other read: "Or I'll come to your house dressed as a ghost." Alongside the message, two images of the Ku Klux Klan, a racist hate group, and another displaying an edited version of a box of cornflakes, carrying the words ‘coonflakes’ and displaying a man with his face blacked up were also ...
Why I Raped and Killed my Sister-in-law – Suspect
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Why I Raped and Killed my Sister-in-law – Suspect

A suspect identified as Aminu Bala who allegedly raped and killed his sister-in-law, has confessed on the reason why he committed the heinous crime. The incident according to reports happened at Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. Bala confessed, in an interview with The Punch, to the crime stating that he did it because of his brother’s perceived hatred towards him. Read excerpts from the interview below: Where are you from?I am from Damaga village, Maradun Local Government Area in Zamfara State. I am a labourer. I did not attend any school. You have been arrested for allegedly raping and killing your elder brother’s wife. Is it true? Yes, I committed the offence. Why did you rape and kill your sister-in-law?I did it because I was not on good terms with m...
Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria
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Rape is Evil, if you Did it in the Past it will Hunt Your Future – Lagbaja Reacts to Recent Rape Saga in Nigeria

Nigerian musician, Lagbaja has weighed in on the ongoing rape saga in the country. Taking to his Instagram page this morning, the 60-year-old afrobeat veteran condemned rape and also noted that there are consequences for those who have committed the act in the past. He shared a post, which read: 'MY SILENCE IS NO, MY NO IS NO, MY BODY IS MINE, MY LIFE IS MINE' and then wrote:  'Hmmmm, I can't believe in this 2020 people still do evil things like this. It is wrong, it is WRONG. If you did it in the past it would hunt your future, smh!.'  
Obaseki’s Disqualification: “APC Will Suffer Dire Consequences” – Oyegun Reacts
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Obaseki’s Disqualification: “APC Will Suffer Dire Consequences” – Oyegun Reacts

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the party will suffer “dire consequences” in Edo State on account of the disqualification of Governor Godwin Obaseki by the APC screening panel. Odigie-Oyegun described the outcome of the screening as a hatchet job aimed at installing a stooge that will allow some people unfettered access to the Edo Treasury. This was contained in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Chief Ray Morphy, in Abuja, on Friday. The statement read in part, “While not a surprise, that disqualification is a clear indication that internal democracy has been murdered in APC, a party which we founded on the principles of fair play and good conscience! “I daresay that APC will suffer dire consequences in ...
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s channel, Loveworld News sanctioned by UK agency over Coronavirus and 5G conspiracy claims
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s channel, Loveworld News sanctioned by UK agency over Coronavirus and 5G conspiracy claims

UK broadcast regulator, Ofcom has imposed a sanction on Loveworld Limited following the broadcast of Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's unsubstantiated claim of 5G being the cause of the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall that the founder of Loveworld Ministries had claimed that the outbreak of Coronavirus is part of the plan for installation of 5G technology and creation of a one world order. He also stated that the panic created by the disease is part of an evil scheme to vaccinate everyone against their wishes. Hydroxychloroquine was also presented on the Christian network as a “cure” for Covid-19, without acknowledging that its effectiveness and safety as a treatment was clinically unproven, or making clear that it has potentially serious side effects. In a statement released on Monday M...
We Don’t Know What Caused Strange Deaths In Kano – FG
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We Don’t Know What Caused Strange Deaths In Kano – FG

The Federal Government says there are no conclusions yet with regard to ‘strange’ deaths in Kano State. The Minister for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19. He said that investigations were still ongoing in the matter. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kano State witnessed yet-to-be-explained deaths in the recent past. No fewer than 150 people were feared dead in the state, prompting investigations to determine whether the deaths were related to COVID-19. According to the minister, unexplained deaths did not only occur in Kano but in eight states of the federation. He gave the assurance that ministry would continue to investigate them. The minister said that Nigeria...
LaLiga warns Barcelona, Real Madrid, Others over Big Deals this Summer
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LaLiga warns Barcelona, Real Madrid, Others over Big Deals this Summer

LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has warned clubs that financial regulations will be enforced strictly next season. Tebas had told clubs they cannot spend beyond their means this summer and will have to cut salaries to cope with the financial implications of COVID-19. “We have seen the cash flows for each club and right now they have squads which exceed the [financial] limits we will establish for next season,” Tebas told the Instituto Iberoamericano de Derecho Deportivo. “That brings consequences. Clubs are going to have to look at their academies and come up with a strategy to reduce salaries. There’s no other solution. Transfers that exceed financial limits will not be allowed – impossible.” LaLiga has had a cap in place since 2013, which stipulates ...
Germany Bans Gatherings of More Than Two People to stop the Spread of Coronavirus
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Germany Bans Gatherings of More Than Two People to stop the Spread of Coronavirus

The German government has barred public gatherings of more than two people, except for families, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking after meeting the leaders of Germany’s regions on Sunday afternoon, Chancellor Angela Merkel made it clear that the new restrictions are not desirable but necessary. “None of us wished that we would ever have to face the people with such rules,” she said. Merkel who also revealed that she was going into isolation because her doctor had tested positive for the coronavirus warned of consequences if people violate the new measures, but did not specify what that would entail. “These are not recommendations, but rules,” she said. The new regulation says: “Spending time in public space is only permitted on your own, with anot...
Osho-Virus Behind APC Crisis – VON DG, Osita Okechukwu Replies Tinubu
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Osho-Virus Behind APC Crisis – VON DG, Osita Okechukwu Replies Tinubu

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu has blamed suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole over the crisis rocking the party. Okechukwu who had a face-off with Oshiomhole prior to the 2019 election, served the response after APC Chieftain, Bola Tinubu who declared support for the embattled APC Chairman accused his colleagues with aspirations ahead of the 2023 elections of fueling the crisis. Recalling how APC delegates unanimously and consensually elected the former Edo State Governor as the Chairman of the party two years ago, the VON DG stated that it is quite sad that Adams Oshiomhole is now a bull in a China Shop. Okechukwu said; “As passionate and loyal members of the APC at the grassroots level, the...
Denmark Becomes Second Country in Europe to go on Coronavirus Lockdown
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Denmark Becomes Second Country in Europe to go on Coronavirus Lockdown

Denmark has gone into total 14-day lockdown in other to halt the spread of coronavirus after an increase in cases. At a press conference on Wednesday evening, Denmark’s Prime Minister, Mette Frederiksen announced that the country will close all kindergartens, schools, and universities for two weeks to slow the spread of the coronavirus. In a press conference yesterday, Ms. Frederiksen said: 'This will have huge consequences, but the alternative would be far worse. 'Under normal circumstances, a government would not present such far-reaching measures without having all the solutions ready for the many Danes concerned. 'But we are in an extraordinary situation.' According to The Local, the Prime Minister added: 'We will not get through this as a country without a cost. Bus...
North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Warns of ‘Serious Consequences’ if Coronavirus Spreads to his Country
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Warns of ‘Serious Consequences’ if Coronavirus Spreads to his Country

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un has warned that there will be 'serious consequences' if the deadly coronavirus spreads to his country. At a ruling party meeting, Kim called for the country's anti-epidemic headquarters to strengthen screening and tests and seal off all 'channels and space through which the infectious disease may find its way,' Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said on Saturday. 'In case the infectious disease spreading beyond control finds its way into our country, it will entail serious consequences,' the agency quoted Kim as saying during the politburo meeting of the Workers' Party. It was also reported that he also called for the strict enforcement of preventive measures against the 'tricky' virus that spreads rapidly and emphasized that all f...
Delta Traditional Rulers Seek Uniform Security Outfit
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Delta Traditional Rulers Seek Uniform Security Outfit

Traditional rulers in Delta North Senatorial district of Delta State have called for a uniform community security outfit to curb insecurity in the district. The monarchs who spoke up against the attacks carried out by herdsmen in the district, stated that such unprovoked attacks will no longer be tolerated. Chairman of Delta North Traditional Rulers Forum, Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor 11 who is also the Obi of Owa presented a five point communiqué which warned arms-bearing herdsmen to stay away from their land in their own interest. He said; “Our people are no longer going to the farm for fear of either being attacked, maimed, killed, kidnapped or raped and we are saying that enough is enough." The monarchs who resolved to immediately reinvigorate the vigilante groups in vario...
Rugby Federation Says Ntiense Remains Suspended
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Rugby Federation Says Ntiense Remains Suspended

A spokesman for the Nigeria Football Rugby Federation, Debo Osundun has refuted a story making the rounds alleging that the federation’s President Kelechukwu Mbagwu has been suspended from office. A ministry source maintained that as the supervising the ministry, it only issued directives to the Rugby President, but do not have the authority to suspend the President of a federation without the board’s input. Osundun confirmed that a letter was received from the ministry which would be discussed during the board meeting early February. “Ntiense Williams cannot be imposed on the board as he is an appointee of the said body. It is common law that an employee cannot be imposed on an employer or vice versa and as such Williams remains sacked until the board pronounces otherwise.” ...
Anambra Anti-Tout Arrests 35 Illegal Revenue Collectors
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Anambra Anti-Tout Arrests 35 Illegal Revenue Collectors

Thirty-five illegal revenue collectors terrorizing Onitsha particularly Upper Iweka and Niger Bridge Head Onitsha and its environs have been arrested by the Anambra State anti tout outfit, Focused Initiative Against Touting, FIAT, set up by Anambra State Government Ministry if Transport. The State Commissioner for Transport Dr Christian Madubuko, who disclosed this said that out of the 35, three have been convicted and sent to prison, while others are on bail. Dr. Madubuko disclosed this while parading another twenty arrested by operatives of FIAT yesterday at different locations in Onitsha. Addressing newsmen yesterday at the Onitsha Terminal Park, Dr. Madubuko, said those granted bail with their case pending in the court will face the wrath of the law without pardon. Dr Madub...
Donald Trump Reveals Why He was Forced to Iranian Military
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Donald Trump Reveals Why He was Forced to Iranian Military

  U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States killed top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani to stop a war. Addressing newsmen in Florida, Trump alleged that Soleimani was “plotting imminent and sinister attacks on American diplomats and military personnel, but we caught him in the act and terminated him”. Blaming Soleimani for the death of hundreds of American civilians and servicemen, the president said he should have been killed long ago to save many lives. “For years, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its ruthless Quds Force, under Soleimani’s leadership, has targeted, injured, and murdered hundreds of American civilians and servicemen.   “The recent attacks on U.S. targets in Iraq, including rocket strikes that killed an American and injured...
For the first time since 1979, Iranian female fans will be allowed entry into the stadium to watch men’s football
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For the first time since 1979, Iranian female fans will be allowed entry into the stadium to watch men’s football

Amid heightened pressure from FIFA, Iranian women fans will be allowed to attend the men’s soccer World Cub qualifying match in the Islamic Republic in October   While foreign women have been allowed limited access to matches in Iran, Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men’s teams are playing since the Islamic revolution in 1979.   FIFA wrote to the Iranian Football Federation in June asking it to provide a timeline toward women being able to buy tickets for the qualifiers, or face consequences. “Women can go to Tehran’s Azadi stadium to watch the match between Iran’s national team and Cambodia in October for the Qatar World Cup qualifier,” IRNA quoted deputy Sports Minister Jamshid Taghizadeh as saying. The AFC, the Asian soccer governing body which ...
Army to Boko Haram – Surrender Now Or Be Crushed
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Army to Boko Haram – Surrender Now Or Be Crushed

Following the attacks on troops that led to the death of two Colonels and 26 soldiers in Yobe and Borno States last week, the Nigerian Army at the weekend warned Boko Haram fighters to surrender their arms or be crushed. It said the army was ready to dislodge them if they continued their offensive. It also warned them to take advantage of the amnesty offered by the federal government in order to rejoin the society or be ready to face the dire consequences. The army confirmed that insurgents killed a Colonel, captain and three soldiers during an attack on troops between Mainok and Jakana on the Damaturu-Maiduguri highway, Borno State although other military sources said the casualty figure was higher. The call came as special forces, comprising intelligence operatives located mi...
Why Nigerians are being Killed in South Africa – Peter Obi
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Why Nigerians are being Killed in South Africa – Peter Obi

Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23 presidential election, Peter Obi has condemned the incessant killings in Nigerians. He however noted that the targeting of Nigerians by the killers “has a lot to do with the way and manner we as a nation value and treat our own people”. “When we criminalize our people all the time, you don’t expect to get the desired respect and valuing from other people. “For Ghanaians to be listed among nationals that can enter South Africa without visa while Nigerians are being subjected to such extreme humiliation and killings, should tell a lot about how the global community regards us.” Speaking to newsmen on Sunday, Obi said that Nigerians should not be k...
US Customs Seizes $15,860 Undeclared Cash From Nigerian Couple
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US Customs Seizes $15,860 Undeclared Cash From Nigerian Couple

US Customs and Border Protection officers at Baltimore Airport have seized over $15,000 of undeclared cash from a Nigerian couple at the airport. The Nigerians, according to reports, arrived from London but failed to declare the exact amount of money they had with them. US Customs seize $15,860 undeclared cash from Nigerian couple. The couple had reported to CBP officers that they possessed $15,000. However, officers discovered an additional $5,850 in the woman’s purse. The officers seized the $20,850 and then released $4,990 to the couple as humanitarian relief. The officers also released the couple to continue their visit, saving them from criminal prosecution. The Nigerians were not identified in a press statement issued on Tuesday. US Customs said it is perfectly legal to c...
5 Lessons Every Youth Should Learn From The Naira Marley’s Case
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5 Lessons Every Youth Should Learn From The Naira Marley’s Case

Okay!! so Naira Marley has been in the news lately over his unabashed and unashamed support for Internet fraud. The whole thing started when he said on Instagram, “If you know about the history of slavery, you go know say, Yahoo no be crime“. That statement alone generated spines of controversies with several celebrities weighing in their opinions on the issue of Internet fraud. Weeks after, Naira Marley is cooling off in the confines of Ikoyi Prison. It started from being invited for questioning to spending several days at the EFCC detention facility together with Zlatan and three others and now he has been charged to court alone. As humans, we make mistakes, it now behoves on us to learn from our mistakes to achieve greater things. You might want to ask, what does this ...
Live With The Consequences – Victoria Inyama On Regina Daniels’ Marriage To Ned Nwoko
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Live With The Consequences – Victoria Inyama On Regina Daniels’ Marriage To Ned Nwoko

U.S. based Nollywood actress, Victoria Inyama has reacted to the recent social media brouhaha trailing Regina Daniels, after it was revealed she is married to 59-years-old billionaire Ned Nwoko. According to Victoria, Nigerians were minding their businesses when she started posting her lavish lifestyle on social media, so she should live with the consequences of her action. See her post below,...
Governor Ambode Begins Fixing of Potholes on 87 Major Roads in Lagos
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Governor Ambode Begins Fixing of Potholes on 87 Major Roads in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has begun immediate repairs of potholes across the State, with over 87 major roads enlisted for intervention. Special Adviser, Lagos State Public Works Corporation and Drainage, Engr. Temidayo Erinle, in a statement on Friday, said the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had directed that the Corporation should commence immediate rehabilitation of critical roads across the State. He said the roads mapped out for repair were presently in terrible state, and that the situation was impeding free flow of traffic in those areas with its attendant consequences. "We have received quite a number of complaints from residents and motorists on the State of the roads and how it was directly affecting travel time which in turn has negative effects on the ease of...
Ekiti Govt Issues Stern Warning to Petrol Dealers
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Ekiti Govt Issues Stern Warning to Petrol Dealers

The Ekiti State Government, on Saturday warned owners and operators of filling stations in the state to desist from hoarding of petroleum products or face the consequences. The government’s warning was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Olayinka Oyebode and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado Ekiti. Oyebode said that such an act was fast creating artificial fuel scarcity in the state. He noted that hoarding of petroleum products was an act of economic sabotage, which created unnecessary hardship for the people and cripples businesses. Oyebode said that monitoring teams had been despatched to go round filling stations in the state and ensure that no filling station hoard fuel at the detriment of ...
2019: Election Tribunal receives 18 petitions in Kaduna
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2019: Election Tribunal receives 18 petitions in Kaduna

PolJustice A. H. Suleiman, Chairman, National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna state, says the tribunal has received 18 petitions from candidates not satisfied with the outcome of the just concluded 2019  polls in the state. Suleiman who addressed lawyers and Newsmen during the tribunal inaugural sitting on Thursday in Kaduna, said 10 of the petitions were in respect of the February 23 National Assembly elections, while eight were for the March 9 State House of  Assembly poll. Suleiman warned that absence of parties and their Counsel will not stop proceedings of the tribunal. He added that where necessary, “appropriate provisions of the Rules of Court or Practice Direction (as the case may be) will be invoked against the defaulting party.“ He stressed th...
Boat Owner Arrested After Carrying 12 Pupils Without Life Jacket
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Boat Owner Arrested After Carrying 12 Pupils Without Life Jacket

A boat owner and its driver have been arrested after The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) spotted the driver carrying 12 pupils without life jacket on the Lagos Lagoon. General Manager of NIWA, Lagos office, Muazu Sambo, said the owner of the boats and driver, Mr. Balogun Oriyomi and Solomon Gbenga respectively, will be handed over to the police, The Guardian reports. According to the NIWA GM: “ln the morning of last Thursday, the management of NIWA on a control inspection arrested a private passenger boat on the Lagos lagoon. The boat was conveying school children of the Government Secondary School who were all under 16 years old from Tarkwa Bay to Osborne for a school event. “The route is one of the busiest. Most shockingly, none of the children wore a life ja...
I Was Not Arrested – Mike Adamu
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I Was Not Arrested – Mike Adamu

Businessman, Mike Adamu has denied being arrested or detained by the Nigerian Police over a purported court order. Mr. Adamu, who is the CEO of Reform Sports West Africa Limited and son of Amos Adamu, former Director-General, National Sport Commission, made this assertion via a press statement he signed and sent to the media on Sunday. The statement became necessary after a number of media platforms went to town with reports that Adamu had been detained based on the order of a Magistrate Court in Mpape, Abuja. In the statement, Adamu vowed to pursue the matter to a logical legal conclusion. Read below: My attention has been drawn to false online and print media reports suggesting to the public that I was arrested, arraigned and ordered to be remanded in custody by a magistra...
British Jihadi ‘Terrorist’ Shamima Begum Gives Birth in Syria
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British Jihadi ‘Terrorist’ Shamima Begum Gives Birth in Syria

British Jihadi bride Shamima Begum has reportedly been delivered of a baby boy in a refugee camp where she is taking abode in northern Syria.   In a report by Metro UK, a statement released by their lawyer said: ‘We, the family of Shamima Begum, have been informed that Shamima has given birth to her child, we understand that both she and the baby are in good health. ‘As yet we have not had direct contact with Shamima, we are hoping to establish communications with her soon so that we can verify the above.’ Begum, 19, has been the subject of a national debate during the past week when she resurfaced in a refugee camp four years after escaping to Syria with two other girls. She begged to be allowed to return to Britain to have her third child, after her two other child...
JYEI Urges Nigerians to Vote Responsibly
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JYEI Urges Nigerians to Vote Responsibly

Jeunesse Youth Empowerment Initiative (JYEI), a Lagos-based Non-Governmental Organisation has called on Nigerians, especially the youth, to “vote responsibly and bear in mind that the individual Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) was a Trust vested in its holder by fellow citizens.” In a statement released in Lagos by its Communications Lead, Ms. Victorine Nyamsi, JYEI said: “The PVC remains a trust that should be used responsibly by every voting adult as the consequences of its use affect all Nigerians, not just the individual voter alone. Therefore, every holder is an important stakeholder whose conduct should not be underestimated.” According to the statement, it was surprising that despite an overwhelming number of people, especially young people who actively engage political issues ...
Election duty allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary accounts – Nigerian Police
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Election duty allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary accounts – Nigerian Police

The Nigerian Police has once again assured that its officers are properly motivated and trained to conduct themselves professionally during the general elections that kicks off tomorrow. 'Our officers are properly mobilized, trained & adequately motivated to act professionally in the elections. Election Duty Allowances have already been paid directly into individual salary account. We won't disappoint the Nigerian people' the IG said today. He added that, 'any citizen that intends to offer himself/herself to be used negatively as cannon folders for political actors should either have a rethink or be ready to face the consequences. We will deal decisively with elements that attempt to test our will by engaging in electoral offences'.
Man Apprehended With Female Pants Says a Prophet Sent Him To Steal them
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Man Apprehended With Female Pants Says a Prophet Sent Him To Steal them

25-year-old panel beater, Adejoh Ojonugwa, pictured above, who was recently arrested for stealing the pants of his sister and sister in-law, has said that Prophet Olajide Ogunleye also known as Kokoro-Ayo, of the Celestial Church of Christ, Ibanujemidopin Parish, Uso in Owo Council area of the state, sent him to steal the pants as part of the rituals to make him rich.   While being paraded at the Ogun state police command, Adejoh said he recently approached Ogunleye for ways to get rich fast and that the clergyman asked him to get pants and ladies underwear. “l was given a concoction by the prophet and, from that point, l could not remember what l was doing until l was arrested by police detectives. l regained my memory after four days when l remembered visiting the prophet for...
Slay Queen Stripped And Tortured For  Stealing a Phone
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Slay Queen Stripped And Tortured For Stealing a Phone

A video of an unidentified slay queen stripped and tortured over an alleged phone theft in Benin City went viral some few days back. In the video, the lady was heard crying and denying stealing any phone, while she was being humiliated by the crowd who refused to show her mercy. Nigerians in their reaction to the video, have condemned the act and called for the arrest of everyone involved in perpetuating the evil act. The League of Patriotic Lawyers has also joined other groups who are seeking justice for the said lady. They have given Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Olusegun Odumosu, 24 hours to unravel those behind the torture and insertion of pepper into the lady’s private part. Chairman of the platform and former Student Union President of the University of Benin...
Women Can Never Be Equal With Men – Huddah Monroe
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Women Can Never Be Equal With Men – Huddah Monroe

Kenyan socialite, Huddah Monroe has agreed that women can never be equal to men. She made this known in reaction to an article she read online. According to the article, a woman’s private part gets loosed especially in the first year after child birth. Reacting to the article, Huddah Monroe stated that it simply shows how favoured men are over women, which is why she believes women can never be equal with men. See screenshot of the article below. The last time Huddah Monroe made the news was when she stated that 99% of hoes once made their money off Nigerian men. She revealed this on social media where she stated: “Just realized all my life the men I’ve dated 99% are NIGERIANS… I am addicted to BAD boys … we all like to hate on them but we love how they hit on you with no a...
Huddah Monroe Calls out Lagos Big Boys Who Claim to Have Slept With Her
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Huddah Monroe Calls out Lagos Big Boys Who Claim to Have Slept With Her

Huddah Monroe, the Kenyan socialite took to Snapchat to call out some Lagos big boys who claim to have slept with her in discussions with their peers. Huddah Monroe who warned such Lagos big boys to stop ruining her for her husband, claimed that seeing her online doesn’t mean that one knows her personally. Read her post below; This is not the first time the Kenyan socialite will be running an exclusive on Nigerian men. Few months ago, she revealed that 99% of all hoes made their money from Nigerian men. She wrote; “Just realized all my life the men I’ve dated 99% are NIGERIANS… I am addicted to BAD boys … we all like to hate on them but we love how they hit on you with no apologies, as promiscuous as they are. You hoes love them . LMFAO! GTF...
Army Neutralize Suspected Militia In Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States
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Army Neutralize Suspected Militia In Benue, Nasarawa and Taraba States

The Nigerian Military said that it has stepped up efforts against all form of criminality in Nasarawa, Benue and Taraba states, as it repelled attacks from some criminal gangs and militia operating across communities in the states. On Wednesday, in Lafia, Maj.Gen. Adeyemi Yekini, Commander of “Operation Whirl Stroke”, before newsmen, revealed that the troop recovered 45 assorted weapons and 701 rounds of live ammunition from the suspects in Zwere, Toto Local Government Area of the state. According to the commander, 39 locally-made rifles, two G3 rifles, three locally-made pistols, one SMG, five G3 rifle magazines, four revolver cartridge holders and 100 special rounds of 9mm for pistol, among other items were recovered by the military. He said “Operation Whir...
APC Crises Worsen, Court Nullifies All River’s Primaries
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APC Crises Worsen, Court Nullifies All River’s Primaries

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has declared illegal, null and void the direct and indirect primaries conducted by factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. The court also restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from recognising any candidate of the APC for the 2019 general elections in the state and ordered the commission to remove the names of all APC candidates from the ballot and other electoral materials. The court took the decisions in its judgments in two separate matters brought before it. In the suit brought before the court by Senator Magnus Abe and 48 others against Rivers APC, the presiding judge, Justice Kolawole Omotosho, in his judgment declared that both the indirect and direct prima...
‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary Features Victims Of The Singer As They Share Harrowing Details Of Sex Abuse
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‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Documentary Features Victims Of The Singer As They Share Harrowing Details Of Sex Abuse

For over 20 years, R. Kelly has been accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct and abuse but he has so far denied all the allegations. This week, a documentary produced by Lifetime is exploring the allegations brought against Robert Kelly. Multiple alleged victims of the singer, including his ex-wife Andrea Kelly all featured in the documentary and they spoke about their ordeal. As expected, a lot of tears were shed as the women recounted the alleged abuse - sexual, mental, emotional, and physical - which they suffered in the hands of R. Kelly.     The documentary, made up of six parts, includes commentary from R. Kelly’s critics, including the founder of the #MeToo movement, Tarana Burke, and the singer John Legend. The docu-series has gained attent...
Police Ban Pasting of Campaign Posters at Night
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Police Ban Pasting of Campaign Posters at Night

The Lagos State police command Lagos police spokesman, Chike Oti, who made the disclosure, warned political actors to adhere to the instruction. “The office of the Commissioner of Police is inundated with complaints of indiscriminate removal/destruction of campaign posters/billboards of political parties/aspirants by unknown persons. It was alleged that those involved in this act usually operates at odd hours, particularly between 1:00a.m. and 4:00a.m. The trend, if not reversed, may lead to breakdown of law and order with its attendant consequences. “Thus, police authorities after due consultation with relevant stakeholders, hereby warn that pasting of campaign posters/billboards and other advertisements should be done during the day between the hours of 6:00a.m. and 6:00p.m. on...
I Don’t Care What My Customers Do With The Guns I Sell – Gunrunning Suspect
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I Don’t Care What My Customers Do With The Guns I Sell – Gunrunning Suspect

A 45-year-old gunrunning suspect who was arrested by the Niger State Police Command for unlawful possession of firearms, has disclosed that he doesn’t care about what his customers do with the guns ssell. The suspect identified as Musa Mora from Babana in Borgu Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested with six locally-made single barrel guns and three live cartridges disclosed that he bought the guns from Benin Republic and sold them to those who needed them for self-protection. The gunrunning suspect who alongside his accomplice, Babangida Rabiu, an indigene of Dangulu area of Zamfara State, who is still at large, had on two occasions travelled to Benin Republic to illegally purchase firearms. “I buy and sell locally-made guns and I sell them to people who are in need o...
Navy Renews Onslaught on Crude Oil Theft in N’Delta
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Navy Renews Onslaught on Crude Oil Theft in N’Delta

The Nigerian Navy at the weekend intensified the destruction of illegal refineries in the Niger Delta, with the activation of a fresh onslaught, codenamed operation ‘Ex Toru-Gbown (waterways protection)’ in the region. During the exercise which had been on for four days, at least a hundred finished illegal refineries were destroyed, while several new ones just springing up were demolished by a swamp buggy. Commodore Felix Esekhile, Commander Nigerian Naval Ship, NNS Soroh, Yenagoa, who led the troops during one of the operations at Okarki, a border town between Bayelsa and Rivers States, said the navy was returning to the large expanse in the creeks for the fifth time this year. He said with the new facilities, including speed boats acquired by the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Adm...
EU, Germany May Support Nigeria’s Power Sector Metering Programme
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EU, Germany May Support Nigeria’s Power Sector Metering Programme

The European Union (EU) and Germany may consider supporting the implementation of the Meter Assets Providers (MAP) programme and eligible customers regulation of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). MAP regulations are set to provide standard rules to encourage the development of independent and competitive metering services in the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), with the NERC saddled with the licensing of pre-qualified providers who will finance, install, maintain and where necessary, replace end-user electricity meters. The revelation on EU and Germany’s possible support in the MAP programme is coming as an impact investment firm in the off grid electricity market, All On disclosed Monday that with about 60 million petrol and diesel generators curren...
Breaking: Imo PDP Breaks, As N-PDP Emerges
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Breaking: Imo PDP Breaks, As N-PDP Emerges

Hundreds of members of the Imo state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Monday formed a New- PDP with Fabian Ihekweme as the state Chairman. Mr Fabian Ihekweme (center) The N-PDP, was formed in Owerri, capital of Imo state, at Villa Garden Hotel. According to Ihekweme, “It is the intention of N-PDP in the foregoing, to put the NWC of PDP on notice to immediately commence urgent actions to redress the very issues that brought about the crisis in the party on or before the 29th of November 2018 or be prepared to manage the consequences of a pandemic drift of over 200,000 members.” Details coming……
Militarization of 2019 Polls may Mar Exercise, Abdulsalami Warns
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Militarization of 2019 Polls may Mar Exercise, Abdulsalami Warns

Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar A former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that militarisation of the 2019 elections will dent the credibility of the exercise and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with attendant security consequences. He said that the responsibility of security agencies must be defined as their roles are very critical to the success or failure of any election. “Heavy policing and militarisation of election as recently observed in Ekiti was enough to scare voters from coming out to exercise their franchise,” he said. Gen. Abubakar spoke Friday night at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) where he delivered a lecture on ‘Election and Security in Nigeria: Policy Options and Strategies’ ahead of the grad...
Review NHIS Leadership, Guild of Medical Directors Appeals to FG
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Review NHIS Leadership, Guild of Medical Directors Appeals to FG

The Guild of Medical Directors (GMD) has appealed to the federal government to review the leadership of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in the interest of peace and harmony. The National President of the guild, Dr Femi Babalola, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Wednesday in Abuja that primary health care should be left for the primary health care centres. He said that government should mandate compulsory enrolment of all eligible Nigerian families into the NHIS. “Accredit and include more private hospitals in the scheme to improve and ensure nationwide coverage. “Engage private hospitals in the enrolment of Nigerians into the scheme. “There is a dire and long overdue need for yearly monitoring, evaluation and review of guidelines. “Standards, tariff and operations ...
Harry Kane Seals England’s Nations League Final Spot
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Harry Kane Seals England’s Nations League Final Spot

England staged a superb late comeback to beat Croatia at Wembley to reach the finals of the inaugural UEFA Nations League. Croatia, England’s World Cup semi-final conquerors in Moscow in July, looked set to inflict their curse once more and relegate Gareth Southgate’s side from the elite group when Andrej Kramaric’s twisting finish put them ahead via a deflection off Eric Dier after 57 minutes. England needed two goals to win the group and reach the semi-final and final stages in Portugal next June and at least inflict a small measure of revenge on Croatia for that World Cup disappointment. And they responded brilliantly to get the win their performance deserved and secure qualification for the next stage of the tournament as substitute Jesse Lingard scored from almost on the line wit...
Nigeria Calls on Israel, Palestine to End Hostilities
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Nigeria Calls on Israel, Palestine to End Hostilities

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a statement on June 19, 2014 in the West Bank city of Ramallah during the 56th convention of the American Federation of Ramallah Palestine (ARFP), considered to be the largest Palestinian Organization in the US. AFP PHOTO/ABBAS MOMANI Nigeria has called on Israel and Palestine to end all forms hostilities between them and work towards peace in the region. Nigeria’s statement was delivered at the UN by Dr Ibrahim Umar on the ‘Report of the Special Committee to Investigate Israeli Practices Affecting the Human Rights of the Palestinian People and Other Arabs of the Occupied Territories’. Umar, who is Senior Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the UN said: “Nigeria calls on Israel, Palestine and other Arab State...