Protesters on Monday blocked the Uselu/Ugbowo section of the Benin-Lagos highway over plans by Egor Local Government Area of Edo State to relocate traders.
The protesters, under the aegis of Uselu Market Women Association, were resisting the directive to move to lock-up stores built by the council.
The women, displaying placards, blocked both sides of the highway, preventing motorists from continuing with their trips.
Some of the women said the N1.2m charged for the stalls was too expensive for them, especially given the […]
Prophet Ade Okeowo of Word of Liberty Evangelical Ministry, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has revealed that Nigeria will soon experience a turnaround as prices on commodities will crash in no time, stating that God did not, however, specify that the revelation would come to pass under President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime.
He specifically mentioned that God told him the cost of bag of rice and fuel, will be drastically reduced.
He made this revelation in a chat with Encomium, urging Nigerians to stop casting […]
Jemilah is now nervous, she knows her sister does not know anywhere in Lagos. Where could she have gone to? Could it be that she has eloped with her Ibo boyfriend, Chucks? She begins to have bad feelings about the whole situation. She feels selfish because she has been spending her days attending to her matrimonial issues, not noticing that her sister has disappeared. She tries to reach Meenarh on the phone but the number is switched off. She sends […]
Founder and former presidential candidate of the National Action Council (NAC), Dr Olapade Agoro, wants Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari to be his running mate for the 2019 election.
In an interview with Newsmen, Agoro said: “If I have my way, I will nominate Aisha Buhari as my running mate in 2019. I am looking forward to meeting with Buhari and tell him that Aisha is not fit for the kitchen.
“Buhari made a mistake building up the woman. He […]
It was gathered that the palatial residence of former Bauchi State governor, Mallam Isah Yuguda, has caught the attention of investigation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
This is as officials of the commission visited the mansion situated at Sir Kashim Ibrahim Street, GRA Bauchi at the weekend.
The operatives, who took photos of the building, hinted that it was under investigation.
Bauchi government, after the raid, confirmed the presence of EFCC in the state.
This was contained in a statement by […]
Nollywood Actor Rescued by Good-spirited Nigerians from Kidney Complications Speaks from London (Photos+Video)
After reaching out to Nigerians and soliciting for help after he was diagnosed with kidney related disease, good-looking Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie is beyond grateful to be alive.
Speaking in a newly released video on YouTube, handsome Nollywood actor, Leo Mezie, who has been down with kidney related disease, has been finally rescued by good-spirited Nigerians who were able to raise the much-needed funds for his treatment abroad, has thanked his fans, friends, family and colleagues for their support.
Recall that the […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has put a former Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, under surveillance, it was learnt on Sunday.
Also, investigations revealed that the Economic Governance Unit of the commission, which has been working on the case against Odili, had intensified efforts to vacate the perpetual injunction obtained by the ex-governor to restrain the commission from arresting and prosecuting him for fraud.
A top operative of the EFCC said the commission was making fresh […]
It was gathered that the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has filed four counts of alleged N2.4bn shipping fraud against Innoson Nigeria Limited before a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The charge marked FHC/L/565c/16 filed before Justice Saliu Saidu has five others as defendants.
They are Innocent Chukwuma, Charles Chukwu, Maximian Chukwura, Mitsui Osk Lines and Anajekwu Sunny.
The police accused the defendants of conspiring among themselves to unlawfully falsify shipping clearance documents.
They were accused of uttering the allegedly falsified shipping documents […]
According to reports, the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has inaugurated a workshop on online tracking of terrorists and fraudsters by police investigators, stating that the Force on its own cannot eliminate cyber-crime without the support of the citizens.
He noted that the police would need to work hand in hand with the Cyber-crime Advisory Council Office, the international community and Information and Communication Technology firms to find solutions to cyber-crime in the country.
Speaking at the two-day cyber-crime and forensic investigation […]
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau has explained that security considerations were “purely responsible for the ban on the activities of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in the state.’’
“Plateau has laws regulating the practice of religions; we have a duty to ensure that the practice of religion does not constitute a security risk to anyone,” Lalong said in Jos on Monday.
The governor, who spoke through Mr. Dan Manjang, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, was reacting to allegations by […]
According to reports, the Police on Monday arraigned a 41-year-old businessman, Olawunmi Oladele, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly fighting and beating two policewomen.
Oladele, residing at Fagba area of Lagos, is being tried for breach of peace and assault.
The Prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu, told the court that the accused committed the offences on Oct. 12 at Iju in Agege, near Lagos.
He alleged that the accused and one other person now at large, unlawfully assaulted two policewomen Insp. Patricia Okhide […]