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Woman arraigned for putting pepper in the eyes, private parts of a minor

  A 40-year-old woman, Mrs. Deborah Gabriel, who molested her eight-year-old housemaid, Glory Ugbon, by putting pepper in the girl’s eyes and private part, has been arrested and detained by the Lagos state Police Command.The Punch reports that the housemaid was brutalized by her boss after she allegedly stole a plate of rice when she was hungry. According to the …

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AIG parades 458 suspected criminals in Kaduna, promises mass transfer of policemen

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), zone 7, Mr Ballah Nasarawa, on Friday, said a total of 458 suspected criminals have been arrested in Kaduna State, in the last 10 days. Policeman get sets to quell protect of stuThe News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the AIG had relocated to Kaduna following spate of kidnappings and other criminal activities in …

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Boko Haram sends proof of life video of Chibok girls to CNN

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) Boko Haram has sent a proof of life video which shows 15 of the more than 200 girls abducted by Islamist fighters from the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok two years ago, CNN reported. The video showed the girls wearing black hijabs in an unspecified location, stating their names, that they were taken from Chibok and the …

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Shiite Leader, El-Zakzaky, Lost Left Eye, Left Hand Paralysed, Says lawyers

—————Institutes N2 Billion Suits Against Army, FG He told us how the soldiers invaded his home and how they killed his followers. In fact, he told us that the soldiers after killing many outside, forced their way into his house, opened the door and meeting them inside, they closed the door again and started shooting sporadically at their direction Counsels …

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Presidency dismisses London Telegraph’s article on President Buhari

The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed an article by The Telegraph (London) allegedly accusing Nigeria of using aids giving to it by Britain to persecute President Muhammadu Buhari’s political foes rather than fight Boko Haram. A statement issued in Abuja by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, said the article was full of factual …

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‘We Don’t obtain Suspect’s Statement Under Duress’ – Lamorde Lamorde present gift to Colm

The Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, has debunked the allegation that suspects who are being investigated for alleged corrupt practices by the Commission are made to give their statements under duress. He said the state- of-the- art recording facilities in the EFCC interrogation rooms would not allow any interrogator to humiliate a suspect. Speaking in his …

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Police arrest “Presidential Adviser on Defence Matters”

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Monday said it had arrested a 70-year- old fake Presidential Adviser on Defence Matters. Presenting the suspect who claimed to be a retired Army Colonel, to the media, the command’s Spokesman, ASP Anjuguri Manzah, said the suspect was arrested on Oct. 18 in Maitama area of Abuja, following a tip-off . “Police …

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Court of Appeal adjourns judgment on Saraki’s appeal indefinitely

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday adjourned ruling on an appeal filed by Senate President, Bukola Saraki challenging his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal indefinitely. Mrs Christy Haruna, one of the Court Clerks announced the postponement of the judgment at the open court. “I have been instructed by the court to inform parties and interested members …

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Femi Adesina, An Embarrassment To The Presidency – PDP

Our attention has been drawn to a vacuous statement by the media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, in his futile attempt to counteract facts presented by the PDP that this administration is dictatorial and selective in its fight against corruption. Mr. Adesina, in his habitual deceptive and diversionary manner, left the critical issues of governance raised by …

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Don’t expect miracles from me – Buhari

Contrary to his posturing while campaigning, the President-elect Major General Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians not to expect miracles from him. Speaking in an interview with BBC Africa, Buhari listed his immediate areas of focus as security, unemployment and corruption but emphasised that he is not a miracle worker. His words: “We are asking Nigerians their cooperation, they shouldn’t …

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