IGP Orders Arrest Of Policemen Involved In Dbanj Rape Saga

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the probe of the policemen who allegedly arrested Seyitan Babatayo, the lady that accused musician Oladapo Oyebanjo aka D’Banj of rape. The IGP gave the order in a letter dated June 25, 2020 with reference number CZ:7050/IGP.SEC/ABJ/Vol. 132/978 signed on his behalf by his Principal Staff Officer, DCP Idowu Owohunwa. The letter is titled, ‘Re: Petition Against Inspector Abraham, Supol Ugowe and the Entire Police Officers Team at Ikeja, Lagos Division of the Inspector General of Police’ The letter, which was addressed…

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Banditry: 15 People Killed In Renewed Attacks In Katsina And Zamfara

Bandits have killed 15 people in Unguwar Yabo village of Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State and Marar-Zamfarawa villlages, Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State. While 12 persons were killed in the Zamfara attack, three persons lost their lives in the Katsina attack. An indigene of the village, Malam Sani Mohammed, told SundayPUNCH that the bandits invaded the village in motorcycles and began to shoot at the people indiscriminately. Mohammed said the bandits spent several hours in the village, shooting and looting people’s belongings without response from the…

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Stolen N100m: DHQ Has Failed To Indict 5 Soldiers After Months

The Nigerian Army has yet to apprehend five runaway soldiers attached to the 8 Division, Sokoto State, who fled with over N100m operational money since July 2019. A top source alleged that the soldiers were being shielded by some forces within and outside the army. The personnel were identified as Corporal Gabriel Oluwaniyi, Corporal Mohammed Aminu, Corporal Haruna, Oluji Joshua and Hayatudeen O. Already, a General Court Martial which sat in Abuja and presided over by the Nigerian Army Chief of Policy and Plans, Lt Gen Lamidi Adeosun, on June…

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Armed Robbers Tortured 52 Years Old In Lagos

Suspected armed robbers have attacked a 52-year-old man, Olumuyiwa Akinfenwa, in the Egbeda area of Lagos State, torturing him to death. Our correspondent learnt that Akinfenwa, who lived on Peace Estate, Baruwa in the Ipaja area of the state, was discovered lying in a pool of his blood on Adepeju Street, Egbeda, after the robbery attack. According to the police, the victim was attacked on June 17 at about midnight by the assailants and the matter was reported at the Shasha Police Division. A police report obtained by our correspondent,…

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Nigerians Protest Indonesian Immigration Brutality

Nigerian citizens living in parts of Jakarta the capital of Indonesia have come out to show their grievances to the illicit oppression been melted on them while domiciling in the country. It’s been weeks this Protest had began which has led to the destruction of Nigeria’s Embassy building and some properties damaged by aggrieved Protesters. A Nigerian is reported to have died as a result of him trying to evade arrest by the Indonesian Immigration authority. The deceased was reported to have been in the country for the past 5…

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Obasanjo: No State Is Safe Anymore

As a nation, we are developing but individually, the larger percentage of the people is not growing because the government has failed to address the social sector. Europe and America are what they are today because they developed the social aspect of their countries. The Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has noted that insecurity is one issue common to Nigerians, regardless of tribe, language, religion, location, gender, age or social position. He noted that without reforming the federating units, Nigeria would remain insecure, unstable, unprogressive, stagnated and, at worst, disintegrate. Obasanjo spoke…

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Hushpuppi Made N168bn, Defrauded 1,926,400 Victims

acclaimed Nigerian Instagram celebrity Have been in the news for quite by sometime now as to regarding his involvement in internet frauds. Hushpuppi had flaunted luxuries on social media platform without any viable source of livelihood. Dubai authorities have been tracing his footage for the four months before he hotbed Arrested last week. He had pleaded guilty of the alleged crimes. The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi. In a video released on its official Twitter handle on…

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Prosecute Lawma Contractors For Fraud

Some Nigerians on Tuesday asked the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to identify and prosecute the people indicted by the audit of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority’s account. The PUNCH had reported that the state was being defrauded of millions of naira in a scheme involving LAWMA contractors. The contractors, many of whom are politicians, allegedly inflated the wage bills of the street sweepers and supervisors under them. According to an official source, the state government pays the contractors over N560m monthly. However, a report of the audit of…

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Ghanaian President Apologies To Nigeria On The Destructions Of Mission

the Embassy of Nigeria in Ghana was destroyed last week . Quarters where employees of the mission were burnt and properties destroyed. Consequently, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has called President Muhammadu Buhari Over the demolition of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra. In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Akufo-Addo expressed his sincere apology over the unfortunate incident that has sparked reactions from the Nigerian government. This was confirmed in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu. The Ghana leader assured President Buhari that…

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Police Seal Off APC Headquarter In Abuja

The ongoing crisis rocking the ruling party took a different dimension this week. The NWC disbanded Victor Giadom led Executive Council. Party chieftains in Ondo and Edo state respectively Resigns from the APC. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole accepts the verdict of the Court of Appeal which upheld his Suspension as the national chairman. Consequently, the Nigeria Police Force has sealed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. According to information gathered by Channels Television, the seal-off was…

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Nigerian Government Reacts To Embassy Destruction In Ghana

The Nigerian staff quarters of the Nigerian Embassy in Ghana has been destroyed. The Federal Government of Nigeria has strongly condemned what it terms ‘attacks’ on a residential building within its diplomatic premises in Ghana. Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, disclosed the Federal Government’s displeasure in a series of tweets posted on his timeline on Sunday. Onyeama’s tweets come on the heels of several reports that buildings at the diplomatic premises were brought down by a bulldozer late Friday, June 19, following claims by a businessman who…

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Reason For Senate President And President Buhari Meeting Revealed

Senator Lawan met with President Buhari Behind closed doors. The Meeting were perseceived to be as to the lingering Crisis in the APC and upheaval across the country. President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan on Sunday, met behind closed door at the State House in Abuja. The Senate President revealed this in a tweet on his official handle where he noted that they discussed the crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as well as national security among other issues. According to Senator Lawan, the party will…

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Man Arrested For Torturing 7 Years Old In Oyo

Officials of the Oyo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Inclusion have rescued a seven-year-old girl who has been a victim of physical abuse, torture and assault by her father. The victim’s father, Happiness Bassey, was arrested in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital following a report received by the ministry’s Rapid Response Rescue Team on Sexual, Gender-Based Violence and Child Abuse. While briefing reporters on the incident, the Commissioner for the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Faosat Sanni, described the incident as inhuman treatment of an innocent…

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Comrade Olatunji SUG President Suicide Letter

Glory be to God for this probably the last breathe in my nostrils, no matter how fainting it may seem. More importantly, this may be the last thing I write since my hope to write statement of accounts, proffer economic solutions to the Nigeria financial problems has been dashed and shattered by the powers that be. I accepted to study Banking and Finance to fulfill my dreams but all I live to write now is suicide note. I was arrested on the 9th of February, 2020 and got transferred to…

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Rivers State Court Ban Giadom As Acting Chairman

Victor Giadom has violated the party’s zoning formula. Giadom has lead siege on the party chairmanship position. Court in Abuja Affirms him authentic person for the seat. Another twist is emerging in the leadership controversy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after a Rivers State High Court on Friday, granted an ex parte order restraining Mr Victor Giadom from parading himself as national chairman of the party. Justice Florence Fibresima ruled that Mr Giadom is not qualified to act as chairman, having resigned as the APC Deputy National Secretary in…

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Autopsy Reveals Uwa Was Raped While Still A Virgin

Uniben Undergraduate student was allegedly raped to death last month by some suspected persons. Uwa Rape Case sparked Protest all over social media and some individuals staging peaceful protests across Edo, Abuja and Ogun state. Recent events shows Omozuwa is a Virgin and the pregnancy claim is false. The Edo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof Yinka Omorogbe, on Friday said the slain 22-year-old student of the University of Benin, Uwa Omozuwa, was a virgin before she was raped and murdered. She was reacting to reports on social media…

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EFCC Nabs Kwara NUT Board Over Salary Fraud

The Ilorin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said it had interrogated Mr Salihu Toyin, the state Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, over alleged N31m salary fraud. The anti-corruption agency said this in a statement signed by its Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Dele Oyewale, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin, Kwara State on Friday. Also interrogated in connection to the alleged fraud were the Permanent Secretary, State Universal Basic Education Board, Bayo Audu Onimago, Director of Finance, SUBEB,…

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Nigerian Government Too Ambiguous, Need For National Debate- Prof Osinbajo

Nigerian system of administration is too violatile and expensive to run. There is Need for a review on the government nature and pattern of enforcement of policies through a national confab. The Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has said Nigeria needs a national debate to examine the issues around the size and cost of governance, which has often been described as expensive and unsustainable. He explained that it could be difficult for the government to do something about its cost by itself but that it is something that must be done.…

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Invictus Obi Has Pleaded Guilty To Online Scams

Obi is a well known business associate in the US with vast properties on real estate. The past few days have led to the arrest of popular Nigerian celebrity’s for fraudulent crimes. Obi pleaded guilty for an alleged scam of $11 Million. A Nigerian entrepreneur, Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi, on Thursday appeared before an Eastern District of Virginia court, Emage News has learnt. Okeke, and conspirators appeared before the Magistrate, Judge Robert Krask, on counts bordering on fraud, forgery, among others, said the United States Attorney’s Office…

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