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Alleged abduction: Melaye resurfaces, releases evidence of Police awareness

Melaye has also provided evidenceof police statement to prove that his kidnap was duly reported to the Nigerian Police. The senator was allegedly kidnapped by gunmen on Thursday morning while on his way to Lokoja, the Kogi state capital, but the Police said they were not aware of the development. Melaye, who pasted a snapshot […]

9 knife-wielding Nigerian drug sellers arrested in India

Nine knife-wielding Nigerians allegedly peddling drugs in Mumbai have been arrested by India’s Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC). During the arrest on Friday night, police recovered 104 grams of cocaine and nine grams of mephedrone, all worth Rs 5.38 lakh, from the accused who attacked the cops with knives while resisting search.  According to MumbaiMirror the accused […]

Gunman shoots 42-year-old Nigerian dead in South Africa

The Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of Mr Chibuzo Nwankwo, a 42-year-old member from Enugu State. The community said that Nwankwo’s death brings to 121 the number of Nigerians killed in South Africa since January 2016. Mr Habib Miller, the Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, confirmed the […]

U.S. jails Nigerian 14 years for scams • Sir Gabriel Igbinedion’s son-in-law on trial

A day after a Nigerian-American Osmond Eweka, son-in-law of Bright Igbinedion, was charged with fraud in New York, another Nigerian, Ochuko Sylvester Eruotor has been sentenced to 14 years in a U.S. prison. The latter’s offence was that he led a fraud ring that prosecutors in Texas said laundered $3.5 million from hundreds of victims. […]

Saraki quizzed at National Assembly over Offa bank robbery saga

A team of police investigators yesterday interrogated Senate President Bukola Saraki in his office at the National Assembly over the Offa robbery. Saraki’s media office disclosed that the interrogation took place at about 1.40 p.m. A statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Olu Onemola, said the meeting was at the instance of the […]

How Nigerians reacted to Melaye’s freedom from ‘kidnappers’

By Yusuf Luka Nigerians have weighed on the escape of the Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, from those who reportedly abducted him. DAILY POST recalls that Melaye, on Friday announced his escape from kidnappers. The lawmaker was billed to appear in court on Thursday but failed following a reported attack on him by gunmen suspected […]

2019: Atiku, the political prostitute, formally declares for presidency

— 22nd July 2018 Announcing his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election, Atiku said the current All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government had performed below par… Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has formally declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The declaration, which took […]

Samuel Ortom: Executive flip-flopping when the centre no longer holds

2nd July 2018 Samuel Ortom was born on April 23, 1961. He holds a Masters of Public Administration from the Benue University and a Ph.D from the Commonwealth University, Belize, which he earned through distance learning. Tope Adeboboye His face hardly feigns defiance; neither does his demeanour depict the rebellious persona. Add that to his […]

Imo demolishes hotel, houses belonging to kidnap kingpins

hidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Imo State Government in collaboration with the state Police Command have jointly demolished one hotel and five buildings belonging to three suspected kidnappers and armed robbers who kidnapped and murdered a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Amos Akano. The suspects, who have reportedly confessed to the murder and other criminal […]

If President condones disrespect for his office, I’ll not condone same for the party -Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday lamented that ministers are taking advantage of President Muhammadu Buhari’s “fatherly disposition” by not being up and doing in the various ministries they head. He also threatened to prevail on Buhari to sack such ministers from the federal cabinet, adding that if […]

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