Robbers attack Assemblies of God Church, rape girl, shoot another

Dare devil robbers on Thursday morning attacked the Assemblies of God Church in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, where they allegedly raped a girl and shot another for refusing them. According to reports, some youths belonging to the drama unit of the church, were having an all-night rehearsal in preparation for a drama programme on Friday when they were attacked between 1am and 2am by the hoodlums. While they raped one of the girls, the other was shot when she resisted their attempts to have carnal knowledge of her. They also…

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APC suspends Ojudu, Tinubu’s in-law, 8 others

Special Adviser on Political Matters to the President, Senator Babafemi Ojudu and Hon. Oyetunde Ojo; son in-law to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu are part of the members of the All Progressives Congress(APC) suspended by the party in Ekiti State. Ten members were slammed with indefinite suspension over alleged disobedience action, which was as a result of their refusal to withdraw the case they instituted against the party as directed by the National Executive Council of the party. The NEC had in its meeting of June 25, 2020, and attended by President…

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Gas explosion injures many at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos

A gas tanker exploded around Iju-Ishaga/Ajuwon axis of Lagos, leaving scores of people injured, and properties burnt. The spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Agency, Nosa Okunbor, confirmed the incident. Urging Lagosians to stay calm as LASEMA Response Team is at Cele Bus Stop, Iju Ishaga. Efforts are being made to curb the fire outbreak from extending beyond the area, while casualties are being rescued from the scene to hospital. Share on: WhatsApp

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After electoral defeat, Oshiomhole says he is not down

After a devastating loss recorded at the election by the All People’s Congress (APC), the former National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has finally come out to speak on the election that saw his estranged godson, Governor Godwin Obaseki win a second term in office against his(Oshiomhole’s) preferred candidate, Pastor Ize Iyamu. Oshiomhole in a video recorded from his gym after some exercise, said he was not down, contrary to what many would be thinking in the aftermath of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP’s victory in the September…

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FirstBank appoints Mrs. Oluwande Muoyo as non-executive director

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, today announced the appointment of Mrs. Oluwande Muoyo as a Non-Executive Director. Mrs. Muoyo joined the board of FirstBank from FBN Holdings Plc., the parent company of First Bank of Nigeria Limited. Speaking on her appointment, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, CEO, FirstBank said, “We are excited to welcome Mrs. Oluwande Muoyo to the FirstBank Board. She brings to the Board her depth of experience which spans over three decades in various leadership and strategic positions across the private…

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FBI: Retired Colonel Okpoh hands son over to EFCC to face $6m fraud case

Retired Colonel of the Nigerian Army, Garuba Okpoh and his wife, Justina Okpoh took their son, Felix Osilama Okpoh to the Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to face investigation of fraud related activities. Felix Okpoh is wanted by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) for alleged involvement in a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scheme that defrauded over 70 different businesses in the United States, hence the reason for turning himself in. Okpoh, 31, allegedly conspired with five others to defraud their American victims of…

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Oshiomhole, Tinubu are dangers to democracy

Winner of the Edo State governorship election, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in an interview with ARISE TV said the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, and the party’s former National Chairman, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole would become dangers to the development of democracy in the country if their activities remain unchecked. ”For us the challenge with people like Oshiomhole, Tinubu and others is that they pose a great danger to our democracy; they are extra-constitutional players. “They constitute themselves into what they say they are; they try…

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SMART MONEY WOMAN: FIRSTBANK PARTNERS ARESE UGWU, UNVEILS TV SERIES OF THE AWARD WINNING BOOK

    First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its partnership with Arese Ugwu for the TV adaptation of her best seller, Smart Money Woman. The weekly show – in its first season – is billed to premiere on Africa Magic Showcase on Wednesday, 23rd September 2020 at 9:30pm. The Smart Money Woman is a programme that shows the experiences, sacrifices, struggles and vigour of women in society as they carry out their day to day activities in spite of the gender imbalance in the society, especially in Africa.  The…

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Police arrests Woman who led robbery operation with local pistol, knife in Benue

Police in Benue State have arrested one Mary Jeremiah, for robbing a provision store with a locally-made pistol and knife. She has been remanded in prison on the order of a magistrates’ court in Makurdi. The police charged Jeremiah, who lives in Ofoke Ojope, Apa Local Government Area of Benue, with criminal conspiracy and robbery. Magistrate Erdoo Ter, who did not take the plea of Jeremiah for want of jurisdiction, ordered that she be remanded in the Makurdi Correctional Centre. Ter then adjourned the case until October 22 for further…

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Man slits open pregnant wife’s belly to check baby’s gender

  Pannalal, a 43- year-old Indian father of five girls, sliced open his pregnant wife’s stomach hoping to confirm she was having a boy. He attacked his wife, Anita Devi, on Saturday night at their home in UP’s Budaun district, leaving her in a pool of blood. Anita’s family told investigators that the husband attacked and cut open her stomach to “know the gender” of the child. Though the baby in the womb was unhurt, Anita’s condition deteriorated due to severe damage to her insides and excessive bleeding. The woman…

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