Sunday, 4 June 2017

N’Assembly members to buy N50m Abuja flats

N’Assembly members to buy N50m Abuja flats

Members of the National Assembly are currently subscribing to a mortgage facility that will make each lawmaker cough out N2.5m every month, according to a report.
It was gathered that the lawmakers are buying flats in an estate close to Apo Legislative Quarters in Abuja at N50m each, while payment for each unit will be spread over 20 months.
The Senate had, at the resumption of plenary on April 4, 2017, entered an executive session, where the mortgage facility was discussed behind closed doors.

Nigerian Victim Of Sex Trafficking In Italy Tells Her Shocking Story

Cynthia recounts her story: “I had problems back in Nigeria, family problems.” Cynthia says. “My aunties, well, a woman I was so close to in my village I called her auntie, said her brother ran a pharmacy in Italy and he needed a girl to help him there.”

Edinson Cavani limps off in Republic of Ireland win against Uruguay

PSG star Cavani limps off for Uruguay in Dublin

Cyrus Christie showed there is life after Seamus Coleman as he helped fire the Republic of Ireland to a friendly victory over Uruguay in Dublin.
The Derby full-back, who is in line to start next Sunday’s World Cup qualifier against Austria with Coleman recovering from a double leg fracture, scored his second senior international goal on the way to a morale-boosting 3-1 win at the Aviva Stadium.

Dammy Krane Charged To Court, May Serve Jail Term

Nigerian singer Dammy Krane, has been charged to court on a 9-count charge, after he was arrested in Miami, United States for grand theft and credit card forgery.

It was gathered that the singer who tried to book a private jet on TapJets with a stolen card, is still in custody.

No One Can Point at a Single Lie From Me - Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed looks to have lost his edge against a worthy opponent after he appeared on the latest episode of the Osasu Show where he assessed the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration at two.
The Minister who seemed unprepared for the heavy lifting which came at him during the interview had earlier been questioned on his take regarding Nigerians who have accused him of telling ‘little white lies’ to which he replied that this was mainly because he was the face of the opposition party for nearly a decade.

Tuchel won’t be taking Leverkusen manager job – agent

Tuchel won’t be taking Leverkusen manager job – agent

Thomas Tuchel’s agent Olaf Meinking says his client will not be taking over as manager at Bayer Leverkusen.
The former Borussia Dortmund boss, who parted ways with the club three days after leading them to victory against Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB Pokal, had been linked with the Leverkusen job, vacated after the team declined to extend the contract of then-interim manager Tayfun Korkut.

Gambia: At least 1 dead after Jammeh supporters clash with West African troops

Gambia: At least 1 dead after Jammeh supporters clash with West African troops

A Gambian protester died of gunshot wounds Saturday, the day after being shot as supporters of former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh clashed with West African forces.
Gambian information minister, Demba Ali Jawo, told AFP that a group of people had protested on Friday in Jammeh’s home village of Kanilai, 100km east of the capital Banjul, over the presence of West African ECOMIG forces in the area.

Nigerian teen arrested for imprisoning his professor in the U.S

A Nigerian teen Jude Chiedu Akachukwu, who walked into a professor’s office without being invited, closed the door, blocked the doorway, threatening that the professor won’t leave the office until she agreed to allow him to make up an exam, was arrested on Tuesday.

It was gathered that the 19-year-old college student imprisoned the Santa Fe College professor against her will, and also grabbed her arm as she tried to walk away.

My husband is recovering fast… he’ll return soon - Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s president, says her husband who is receiving medical attention in London, is recovering fast and will return to the country soon,
The Nation is reporting .

President Muhammadu Buhari, who had earlier spent 49 days in London over his ill-health, returned to the UK for medical follow-up on May 7.

Angry man unleashes over 100 bedbugs in City hall,after he was denied benefits

A disgruntled man slammed a cup full of live bedbugs on a counter Friday afternoon inside Augusta City Center,Kansas,USA because he was denied benefits.

The man came into the General Assistance office and asked for a form to request assistance but was told by the city staff he did not qualify, Manager William Bridgeo said:

Saudi-bound female pilgrim arrested for swallowing 32 wraps of cocaine (Photo)

A 54- year- old single mother of four children was arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos .

She was going on pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia with substances that tested positive for cocaine.

We sell stolen Keke NAPEP for N75,000 – suspect

We sell stolen Keke NAPEP for N75,000 – suspect

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an alleged member of a five-man gang that specializes in stealing tricycle, popularly known as ‘keke Napep’, and motorcycles in the Lagos metropolis.
The suspect, Ekene Chukwuan, 21-year-old, was arrested in the early hours of Thursday after he and four other members of his gang broke into an apartment at 49, Falana Street, Iyana-Ejigbo Lagos, and carted away with one tricycle and one motorcycle at around 2:00 am.

My future is at Arsenal – Giroud

My future is at Arsenal – Giroud

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud says he wants to stay and challenge for the Premier League title, despite reported interest from Marseille.
The 30-year-old’s future has been placed into doubt after a season in which he was only handed 11 top-flight starts by manager Arsene Wenger.

‘I Caught My Husband Sleeping With Our Housemaid’

What would be your reaction if you caught your spouse red handed sleeping with the housemaid/boy?
My name is Chidinma and I have been married for five years, still praying for a fruit of the womb.

Rivers Police Arrests 82-year-old Man, Another With Large Cache of Bullet

The Rivers state Police Command says it has arrested eighty-two year old Nworia Weli for alleged possession of large cache of live cartridges.

The Command in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Nnamdi Omoni said the old man was arrested with one Henry Chukwuemeka by personnel in Ahoada area of the state.

Fani-Kayode calls for the division of Nigeria

Recall that the former Minister has been a strong advocate of the struggle for a state of Biafra, and has supported the leaders of different pro-Biafra groups in the country, most notably, Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
In an article he entitled, “Give me Oduduwa or I die,” Fani-Kayode noted that he cannot stay in a country with those who, according to him engage in underage marriage and kill their fellow human beings at will.

Meet The South African Twins That Are Married To One Man

The sisters say they are used to sharing everything even right from an early age. Watch them below

Facebook Investigating Page That Offers ‘Advice On How To Rape Women’

A Facebook group run by a group of men has sparked outrage after members started offering ‘advice’ on how to drug and rape a woman. The page has previously been closed down due to its controversial content. But it swiftly returned as an invitation-only page with the same logo and garnered up thousands of members.

Over N55bn Declared Missing in Katsina State

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate loss of funds and properties in 2016 in Katsina State, has declared over N55 billion missing and unaccounted for under the administration of ex-gov, Shehu Ibrahim Shema.

Chairman of the Commission, Barrister Ado Mohammed Ma’aji who put the figure at N55, 984, 273, 521 billion disclosed this while submitting their report to the Governor, Aminu Bello Masari Friday night at the Muhammadu Buhari government house in Katsina. 

Pay Council Workers or Face Litigation - Group Gives Gov Okowa 7 Days Ultimatum

The Centre for the Vulnerable and the Underprivileged (CENTREP) has given Governor Ifeanyi Okowa seven days ultimatum to offset the 13-month salary arrears owed local government workers or face litigation, Nigerian Tribune reports.

Oghenejabor Ikimi, executive director of the group gave the warning on Saturday in a statement signed and made available to journalists in Warri.

Secret Recruitment Scandal Rocks Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation

As millions of young Nigerians continue to roam the streets in search of elusive jobs in both the public and private sectors, a major recruitment scam is rocking the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation ( NDIC) where about 132 new employees have been recruited secretly.
The recruitment, Saturday Telegraph learnt was conducted without the corporation advertising the jobs even if for formality sake. The implication was that the vacancies were thrown open only to the children of the high and the mighty in society.

Man with new tattoo dies from flesh-eating bacteria after swimming

Man with new tattoo dies from flesh-eating bacteria after swimming

People heading to tattoo parlours have been warned after a man died following the contraction of a deadly flesh-eating bug.
The unnamed 31-year-old had a pair of hands praying and a crucifix inked on his leg, the Daily Record reports.
Experts usually advise that people with new tattoos should wait at least two weeks before entering pools or sea water due to the risk of infection.