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Daily Archives: April 30, 2018

Mother burns her daughter with electric iron for “being a disgrace to the family” (graphic photo)

Mother burns her daughter with electric iron

A mother has been arrested for burning her daughter with an electric iron in Lagos, Nigeria. Ayo Sheriff, 30, used an electric iron to burn Aishat Sheriff, 16, at their home over a minor misunderstanding. According to the Lagos State Police Command, Aishat, a secondary school student and a part-time student auxauxili nurse, was given 500 Naira by her boss ...

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Photos: Bukola Saraki visits NYSC camp ground in Kwara following death of female corps member

Bukola Saraki visits NYSC camp ground in Kwara following death of female corps member

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, today paid a condolence visit to the NYSC oreintation camp in Ilorin, Kwara state following the death of one of the corps members, Miss Hilda Eva Amadi. Miss Amadi reportedly died following a severe injury she sustained during a “Man o’ War” drilling exercise in the ongoing orientation exercise at the camp. Saraki expressed sadness over ...

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Photos: Christians in Jos, Kaduna and Plateau state protest recent attacks on Christians in Benue

Christians in Jos, Kaduna and Plateau state protest recent attacks on Christians in Benue

The Christian Association of Nigeria last week urged all Christians to come out on Sunday April 29th, 2018 to stage a peaceful protest over the repeated attacks on Christians by suspected herdsmen in Benue state. Christians in Akure, Ondo state, Jos in Plateau state and Kaduna state staged a peaceful protest, demanding an end to the killings. The protesting Christians ...

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Lagos police command explains why Third mainland bridge was temporary shut

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On Sunday, 29th April 2018, the third mainland bridge was temporarily shut to traffic. The Lagos state police command has released a statement explaining why the bridge was shut. Read below: The Third Mainland Bridge was temporarily shut to traffic on Sunday morning 29/04/2018 due to “Simulation Exercise” carried out by NEMA, LASTMA, the Police, the FRSC and other agencies ...

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Kogi State man raises alarm after seeing his dead daughter’s name on the petition to recall Dino Melaye

Kogi State man raises alarm after seeing his dead daughter’s name on the petition to recall Dino Melaye

Kevwe Jawhoru, a Nigerian man on Facebook who hails from Kogi State has raised alarm after seeing his dead daughter’s name on the petition to recall embattled Senator, Dino Melaye. According to him, ‘I had a bad experience today, the evil men behind Dino recall open up my old wounds today, my late daughter miss Thomas faith, that dead on ...

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Jeweler accuses singer Davido of threatening to kill him over a N60m deal, releases voice recording of the threat made via phone call

Jeweler accuses singer Davido of threatening to kill him over a N60m deal, releases voice recording of the threat made via phone call

A luxury shopper and Jeweler, Kazeem Afolabi has accused singer Davido of threatening to kill him and members of his family over a failed N60 million deal. In a series of post shared on his IG page, Kazeem narrated how their business relationship went sour. Davido is yet to respond to the allegations. Why would you decide to wake up ...

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Nigerian Army parades 3 suspected herdsmen involved in Benue killings after fierce gun battle

Nigerian Army parades 3 suspected herdsmen involved in Benue killings after fierce gun battle

The Nigerian Army yesterday paraded three suspected militants captured by its troops after an exchange of gunfire at Tormatar village in Benue State. The Commanding Officer of 72 Battalion, Lt. Col. Suleiman Muhammad, said troops of the 707 Special Forces Brigade in Makurdi, apprehended the trio while they were converging on a camp to launch further attacks on the state. ...

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Nigerian referee, Joseph Ogabor banned for one year over “attempted match manipulation”

Nigerian referee, Joseph Ogabor banned for one year over "attempted match manipulation"

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has banned Nigerian referee Joseph Ogabor for a year for “attempted match manipulation”. CAF says the incident concerned a Confederation Cup match between Nigeria’s Plateau United and USM Alger of Algeria’s on 7 April in Lagos. “The decision follows investigations conducted and evidence submitted by the South African match officials of the said match, ...

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Another Nigerian romance scammer arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money

Another Nigerian romance scammer arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money

A Nigerian man has been arrested in Thailand for deceiving women into transferring him money as a part of a romance scam. The suspect identified as Light Chinezurum Mmaramigro was arrested on Friday morning, April 27, at his apartment in Bangkok after he posed as an online suitor, engaging in romantic relationships with Thai women before asking them to transfer ...

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Tourism blogger, Chiamaka Obuekwe announces the end of her marriage 3 months after wedding; says she almost committed suicide

Tourism blogger, Chiamaka Obuekwe announces the end of her marriage

25-year-old popular travel/tourism blogger, tour guide and Co-founder of Social Prefect Tours, Chiamaka Obuekwe got married to her business partner and lover Aniefiok Ntia in January 2018. She took to Instagram hours ago to announce the split. She started by saying that Aniefiok is now free to date all the pretty and slim girls. She went on to narrate how ...

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Dino’s Recall: INEC Chairman should be sacked over forgery of signatures – Concerned Nigerians Group

Dino’s Recall: INEC Chairman should be sacked over forgery of signatures - Concerned Nigerians Group

Read the press statement by Concerned Nigerians below… We observed yesterday with dismay the charade called the recall of senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye. The recall according to our team of observers who were on ground to witness the process was fraught with irregularities, manipulations and forgery. We are calling on president Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack ...

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Army nabs four Boko Haram suspects in Yobe State

Army nabs four Boko Haram suspects in Yobe State

Troops of 233 Battalion deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE on Friday, April 27, while on raid operation to Mingel and Damagun in Fune Local Government Area of Yobe state nabbed four Boko Haram terrorists with their collaborator. The suspects who are all from Borno State include: a. Chari Masaa – 40years b. Gonbuzu Abar – 30years c. Modu Moduchollo – ...

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The explosion at the country home of Ohaneze Ndigbo President, John Nwodo is callous, horrendous and wicked – PDP

The explosion at the country home of Ohaneze Ndigbo President, John Nwodo is callous, horrendous and wicked - PDP

Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the explosion at the country home of the President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Nnia John Nwodo. PDP describes the action of the arsonists as callous, horrendous and wicked. Party invites security agencies to investigate and unravel the identities of the masked characters behind the dastardly act. All ...

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Gunmen abduct PDP chieftain in Ekiti, demand N30m ransom

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Suspected kidnappers have abducted the Financial Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, Kayode Oni. According to reports, Oni was abducted along the Efon Alaaye-Erio-Ekiti federal highway while returning to his home in Aramoko Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti west local government area in company of his daughter and grandson. Confirming Oni’s abduction, the publicity secretary of the party, ...

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Reno Omokri reacts to Lai Mohammed’s claim that Boko Haram strolled into Abuja at will during Jonathan’s administration

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The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed in a recent interview alleged that members of the Boko Haram sect, strolled into Abuja at will to carry out attacks during the last administration. Reno who was Jonathan’s spokesperson, has now reacted to Lai’s comment. In a tweet he posted on his handle, Reno wrote ”What nonsense is Lai Mohammed saying that Boko ...

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Okada-Snatching Robber dies while trying to escape arrest in Ogun

Okada-Snatching Robber dies while trying to escape arrest in Ogun

An armed robber who specializes in robbing and dispossessing commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada riders’ of their motorcycles has died in an accident while trying to evade arrest after shooting at a victim and snatching his motorcycle at Abule Ijaiye area of Lefenwa, Ogun State. A statement by the state police command public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the ...

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