Lawmaker Urges Clerics To Intervene In Nation Building

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 301 total views A member of Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Success Torhukerhijo has called on religious leaders to participate in nation-building by nudging public officeholders when going astray. Hon. Torhukerhijo who made the call while delivering a lecture at Baptist College of Theology, Igede-Ekiti, Ekiti State recently charged clerics in the nation to criticize constructively any government policies that are anti-people and undermine development. Delivering the lecture entitled: “Roles of Pastors In National Transformation,” Torhukerhijo said it wasn’t out of place for religious leaders to check politicians at the…

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25-Year-Old Man Dies Screaming ‘Ah, See Money! Plenty Money!’ In Edo

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 375 total views …..Friend dies in similar circumstances Two young men identified as Ebafor, 25 and Alex, 36, on Tuesday died in mysterious circumstances at the same hospital in Igarra, Edo State. An eyewitness who narrated the incident to our correspondent on Tuesday said the deaths seemed like a case of money ritual gone wrong. The source said, “Ebafor [surname withheld] was with his aunty on Monday night drinking around 9 pm when he suddenly started shouting, ‘Ah! see money, plenty, money! Alex you are a bad friend, a bad friend.’…

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Female Ex-NIS Officer Arrested For Scamming Jobseekers, Collecting N34m

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 363 total views A 42-year-old woman, Hajarat Egbunu, has been arrested by the Katsina State Police Command over an alleged job scam. PUNCH Metro learnt that the Kogi State indigene was a former official of the Nigerian Immigration Service and was based in Abuja. The suspect was reported to have collected N34,800,000 from some jobseekers, who were issued with fake appointment letters. According to the police, the victims were promised jobs with the Economic Community of West African States, Abuja, which will fetch each of them a monthly salary of N3m.…

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Court Sentences Maina’s Son, Faisal, To 14 Years Imprisonment

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 217 total views The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, convicted and sentenced the son of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, Faisal, to 14 years imprisonment. The Court, in judgment that was delivered by trial Justice Okon Abang, found Faisal guilty on a three-count money laundering charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him. It held that the anti-graft agency successfully established that Faisal, operated a fictitious bank account with the United Bank for Africa, UBA, through which his father,…

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Deposed Ologbotsere Plans Suit To Remove Olu Of Warri

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 342 total views,  2 views today Derobed Ologbotsere of Warri Kingdom in Delta State, Chief Ayiri Emami, has faulted his deposition as the Itsekiri traditional prime minister by the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse lll, saying the monarch has no power to take such action. Ayiri Emami, while speaking with a local online media, Niger Delta Today, after the Olu’s proclamation, hinted that he was already consulting his lawyers to file a motion stopping the monarch from parading himself as the Olu of Warri. According to him, he (Emami) does not recognise…

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Prince Okedele Hails Governor Oyetola @61, Prays God To Sustain Grace Upon Him

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 179 total views Osun miner and Chairman, CEO of Prince Olusegun Okedele Clean Mining Industries Ltd , Prince Timothy  Okedele, has joined millions of Nigerians to celebrate Osun state Governor,  Gboyega Oyetola at 61. Prince Okedele who is also a member of Osun State Miners Association & Union ,  commended governor Oyetola for his great leadership qualities resulting in unprecedented achievements in the various sectors and his relief packages for retirees and prompt attention to the issue of workers’ salaries in the state. Okedele who voluntarily retired from the Nigeria Custom…

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Man Arrested For Defiling Nine-Year-Old Girl In Lagos

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 89 total views,  4 views today Men of the Lagos Police Command have arrested one Ayo Adenupebi, for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl in the Akodo area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement on Wednesday that Adenupebi was arrested after the victim’s sister made a report about the incident at the Akodo Police Station. He stated that detectives detailed to investigate the case arrested the suspect, adding that the victim had been taken to hospital for treatment. Ajisebutu said, “Detectives at the…

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