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UBEC Chairman’s Kidnapper Killed During Shootout With Police

Sumaila Sule aka SHAHO, the kidnapper who masterminded the kidnap of the UBEC Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna has been killed during a deadly shootout with men of the Nigeria Police. The kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber is a native of Rijana village in Kachia LGA of Kaduna state. He is said to be one of the most vicious and most wanted kidnappers terrorizing citizens in Kaduna and its environs. A statement by the Force Public Relation Officer, Frank Mba, on Sunday read, “He died in the early hours of 18th!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Police Confirm Killing Of Nigerian Varsity Lecturer

A lecturer at the Igbinedion University, Kelvin Izevbekhai, has been shot dead by suspected kidnappers. Mohammed DanMallam, commissioner of police in Edo state, confirmed the killing on Sunday. DanMallam said the lecturer was killed when he attempted escaping shortly after kidnapped victims were being marched into the forest. The gunmen were said to be operating near Okada junction along the Benin-Lagos highway. They had abducted Izevbekhai and other passengers in the bus they were travelling in. “The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Kogi NYSC Coordinator Oludolapo Ahile Dies In Auto Crash

The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash. The Assistant Director, Public Relations, Kogi NYSC, Mr Adedapo Tayo, told reporters that the coordinator was involved in a ghastly accident alongside her husband on Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia highway in Nassarawa State. Tayo told NAN that the accident occurred at Lafia axis of the highway at about 2 p.m on Thursday, May 16, after her vehicle somersaulted twice and veered into the bush. Tayo added that the late!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Despite Insecurity, Group Lauds Buhari For Keeping Nigeria Safe

Despite rising insecurity threats occasioned by bandits, kidnappers and Boko Haram terrorists, a muslim group, Da’wah and Guidance Bureau of Nigeria (DGBN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts to curb insecurity in Nigeria. The group noted that the president deserves to be praised for the efforts he has been making to fulfill his campaign promises to Nigerians to tackle insecurity as part of his cardinal objectives and goals in government. In a statement dated May 17, 2019 and signed by the Secretary of!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

‘Billionaire Kidnapper’ Evans Hires New Lawyer

Suspected billionaire kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a Evans, on trial for several cases of kidnapping, on Friday complied with the order of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos asking him to get a new counsel. Justice Adedayo Akintoye had on April 10 ordered Evans to get a legal representative before the next court sitting because absence of his legal team had stalled procceedings for three consecutive times. This is the third time Evans had changed his lawyers.Evans was charged by the Lagos State Government!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Why Young Africans Are Obsessed With Other Countries –Tony Elumelu

The Chairman of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, on Thursday in Paris disclosed why African youths migrate to other countries. Speaking at Tech for Summit organised by President of France, Emmanuel Macron, Elumelu said African youths have lost hope on the economy. This, he said, has led to a high rate of youth migration. “Africa needs this type of gathering. We are a continent with over 60% of its people under the age of 30, they need economic opportunities, they need hope. “I represented the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

JUNE 12: Fani Kayode Makes U-Turn, Commends Buhari

Barely a day after the Nigerian Senate passed a bill ascertaining June 12 as Nigeria’s new Democracy Day, former Minister of Aviation, Fani Kayode has said he will continue to commend President Muhammadu Buhari for establishing the day as the real Democracy Day. The bill was passed after Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan adopted a report for the senate to concur with the House of Representatives which had earlier in December last year also approved the date. The three clauses of the amendment bill were passed by the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Supreme Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Onnoghen’s Suspension

The Supreme court has struck out an application filed by the Cross River State government, challenging the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Recall that president Muhammadu Buhari had suspended the embattled CJN from office following alleged false declaration of assets. Justice Mary Odili, in a ruling on Friday, however struck out the suit which was filed by the Attorney General of Cross River State on behalf of the state government. There was however a dissenting judgment!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

BREAKING: Suit Seeking Sack Of Saraki, Dogara, 52 Other Lawmakers Over Defection Struck Out

A suit seeking to declare vacant the seats of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, House of Reps Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, and 52 other federal lawmakers, has been thrown out by the Federal High Court in Abuja. The suit which was filed on September 14, 2018 by a civic group, Legal Defence and Assistance Project (LEDAP), had asked the court to declare the lawmakers’ seats vacant for defecting from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to opposition political parties. Recall that in July 2018, 37 House of Reps members!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

NDLEA Chairman Commissions Behavioral Centre In Ogbomoso

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd), is billed to commission a ‘behavioral anonymous center’ in Ogbomosho, Oyo State. The Center, which was built by the Ogbomoso First Community Initiative in the Oke-Anu area of Ogbomoso, will be commissioned on Saturday, May 18, 2019. A ‘behavioral anonymous center’ is a place where people suffering from addiction or substance use disorders can receive care or be counselled. In such places, people who seek or need!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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