Daily Archives: December 6, 2017

Police nab woman in bid to sell twins for N350,000

The Police in Katsina State have arrested one Salima Lawal, 30, of Marabar-Kankara, Malumfashi Local Government Area, for allegedly attempting to sell her twin babies. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the twins are  baby girls and  less than two months old. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Besen ...

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Restructuring: Northern senators, governors to meet in Katsina

The Northern Senators’ Forum and the 19 Northern governors would on Monday converge on Katsina for a three-day retreat to deliberate on the agitations for restructuring of the country. Chairman of the forum, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Abuja that the retreat would also ...

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After Atiku, PDP woos Saraki, Kwankwaso, others

The Board of Trustees of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on aggrieved members who left the party to follow the footsteps of former Vice President Abubakar Atiku “and return home.” The Chairman of the board, Sen. Walid Jibrin, made the call while briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja. He ...

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SEC begins forensic audit of Oando Wednesday

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will commence a forensic audit of Oando Plc on Wednesday, contrary to reports that the audit had been stopped following the suspension of the Director-General of the Commission, Mr Mounir Gwarzo. In a letter obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday in Abuja,  SEC notified ...

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Chairmanship: Enugu PDP endorses Dokpesi

The Enugu State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday endorsed Chief Raymond Dokpesi as its candidate for the party’s national chairman to be elected at Saturday’s National Convention. Chairman of the party in the state, Mr. Austine Nnamani, announced the endorsement when the state executive committee members and ...

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Soyinka blasts the ‘maggots’ of Social media spreading fake news

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has blasted fake news writers,  vicious liars and character assassins operating in the Social Media space and  suspected that their motive was  to use him to start a tribal war in the country. According to the Nigeria’s  P.M.News,  Soyinka spoke at the Freedom Park on Lagos Island ...

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Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil

The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil, for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo said a typographic error led to the naming of the Ministry as the Ministry of Happiness and Couples fulfilment. It is now called ...

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Joke Silva: I was an adopted child

Nollywood veteran, Mrs. Joke Silva-Jacobs has revealed a family secret as an  adopted child of the Silva Family. She said she was adopted  decades ago from a foster home run by the Red Cross in Lagos. The beautiful and respected actress, now 56 years old,  revealed the secret at the first Annual ...

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ICPC nabs ex-Appeal Court Justice over N200m bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding N200 million bribe. Spokesperson of the commission, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Okoduwa alleged that the suspect demanded the bribe ...

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Palestinians protest against U.S. Jerusalem plan in Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrated in Gaza city Wednesday against a possible move by the U.S. to change the status quo of Jerusalem. Demonstrators marched from Al-Saraya square in central Gaza towards the unknown Soldier square in the west side of the city in response to calls by the Palestinian national ...

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