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Daily Archives: September 15, 2017

INEC announces plan to engage 20,000 personnel for Anambra governorship election

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will engage at least 20,000 personnel for the conduct of the November 18, 2017 governorship election in Anambra state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, disclosed this at the commencement of a two-day workshop for the Civil Society Situation Room on today in Awka. Nkwachukwu revealed that 35 ...

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EFCC arrests eight men for Internet Fraud

EFCC arrests eight men for Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Lagos zonal office, has arrested eight suspected Internet fraudsters. The suspects are Samson Olujobi, 28 (a.k.a Mau Rice, Melinda Mcginnis); Abraham Sunday ( a.k.a. Raymond Dodson) 32; Gabriel Ayo ( a.k.a. Robert Mcintosh, Donald Great) 25; Omotayo Raphael (a.k.a. Michael Black) 25; Semiu Sunday Olawale (a.k.a. J. Cabtree) 23; Dafe Onosigho (a.k.a. Johna ...

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Tension forces Governor Lalong of Plateau State to declare indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos

Tension forces Governor Lalong of Plateau State to declare indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jos over reported clash in the state’s capital. Emmanuel Nanle Samuel, the director of press and public affairs to the Governor who gave the statement also said that the governor was surprised at the tension that was building up in the state. According to the statement, ‘the governor ...

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If you didn’t like my new book, read the one I wrote for kids – Hillary Clinton replies Donald Trump

If you didn't like my new book, read the one I wrote for kids - Hillary Clinton replies Donald Trump

Yesterday, President Trump reacted to Hillary Clinton’s newly published book ‘What happened’ Where she explained why she lost the 2016 elections. In the book, Clinton blamed the Electoral college, former FBI director, James Comey, Russian President Vladimir Putin and eventually took responsibility for the loss. In his reaction, President Trump who won the election tweeted, ‘Crooked Hillary Clinton blames everybody ...

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Lagos police arrest 6 in connection with the killing of Guilder Ultimate search winner, Hector Jobarteh

Lagos police arrest 6 in connection with the killing of Guilder Ultimate search winner, Hector Jobarteh

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos state, Imohimi Edgal, has announced the arrest of six persons in connection with the murder of Hector Jobarteh, the winner of the third edition, Guilder Ultimate Search, GUS. The 38-year-old reality TV star was shot dead at his home in Oko-Oba on September 4th minutes after returning from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja ...

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Two soldiers allegedly involved in the attack on NUJ Secretariat in Abia State have been arrested and facing trial – Army spokesperson, Sani Usman

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The Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, says two soldiers allegedly involved in the attack on Nigerian Union of Journalists secretariat in Abia state have been arrested and are facing trial. It could be recall that about 20 Soldiers in number on the 12th, September 2017, forced their way into the secretariat smashing phones, upturning chairs and ...

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Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II’, accuses politicians of incitement

Army commences full scale operation ‘python dance II', accuses politicians of incitement

The Nigerian Army has accused some politicians of attempting to cause crisis between its personnel and people in the South East zone for their selfish interest as it launches exercise “Python Dance II’’. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, made the accusation in an interview with newsmen on Friday. “It is so sad and unfortunate that a particular ...

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