5 days after his release from Ikoyi prison, police arrest suspect for robbery in Lagos

By Emmanuel Udom Lagos Rapid Response Squad operatives, Lagos State Police Command have re – arrested a robbery suspect five days after he was released from Ikoyi Prison. The suspect, Tunde Okunola, 26, was re – arrested in Marwa Roundabout, Lekki with an accomplice, Segun Adigun, 27, while trying to rob one Gift Omini at around 4;45 a.m on Wednesday. While the gang, Okunola and Adigun were arrested in the morning, another robbery gang operating on okada, Raimi fatai, 16 years and Yusuph Balogun, 22 years, was arrested Wednesday night…

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Shittu sues APC over NYSC certificate

Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu has sued the All Progressives Congress(APC)  for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant in Oyo state on account of not presenting  the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme discharge certificate. He claimed  it was wrong for APC to disqualify him from the governorship primary election  for not presenting the certificate. He asked the court to declare  that the submission/presentation of NYSC Discharge Certificate to APC is not part of the requirements for him to participate in the primary election for Nomination of Governorship candidate of…

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Customer raises alarm as N350m ‘disappears’ from his access Bank accounts

 Serious trouble may be brewing for Access Bank Plc as one Pascal Nwabueze Innocent has alleged that over N350 million been fraudulently withdrawn from the two accounts he operates with the bank without his authorization. Nwabueze Innocent raised the alarm when he discovered that over N116 million has been fraudulently withdrawn from both his personal and corporate accounts with the bank. However, in the course of probing into the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of the N116 million, the customer further discovered that over N350 million was missing from the account.…

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‘We have killed 20 people in Ogun’, suspected cult leaders tell police

By Emmanuel Udom One Sheriff Afeeri and Owoseni Wasiu, suspected to be leaders of Aiye and Eiye confraternities in Ogun state, confessed to the police that members of their groups have killed no fewer than 20 people around Sango Ota and Ifo in recent times. Nigerian Pilot gathered that based on a tip-off on their criminal activities, the suspects were trailed by undercover police detectives to their meeting place at Agosi area of Ifo, Ogun state. Though, Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ogun police public relations officer could not be reached for official…

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Using data and tech to transform Nigerian retail market

By Murray Anderson  The convergence of AI, tech, and data on Nigeria’s multi-billion dollar plus retail market – will be a strategic focus to local & international developers, investors and retailers at the 4th annual West Africa Property Investment Summit taking place on 15 and 16 November 2018 in Lagos. Considered one of the world’s most significant and accessible investment opportunities, the opportunity in the country has long whet the appetites of the world’s capital movers; however, for many, the opportunity has been missed or misjudged to a lack of…

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MD arrested over allegation of piracy, loss of N600m

Detectives attached to the anti-vice unit, zone 2  police headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, have arrested the Managing Director of EPP books Limited, Mr. Chizozim Aguguo, a business mogul, for allegedly almost causing Tonad Publishers Limited to close shop. Tonad Publishers Limited was said to have laid-off most of its workers, after a copyright infringement that ate deep into the financial muscle of the company. The lawyer of Tonad Publishers Limited, Blessing Ahmed of Blue Diamond Law Firm, said that the publishing firm was fast sliding into bankruptcy without any fathomable reason,…

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Nigerian Army University introduces degree programmes on WAZOBIA

Nigerian Army University Introduces WAZOBIA Degree Programmes The Nigeria’s three major languages, Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo, are among the 38 pioneer degree programmes to be offered at the Nigeria Army University (NAU), Biu, Borno State. The three language popularly tagged WAZOBIA, which is a combination of WA in Yoruba, ZO in Hausa and BIA for Igbo to mean ‘Come’ in English. This was disclosed by the pioneer Registrar of specialized-institution, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim in a chat with PRNigeria. He said the essence of introducing the three languages as degree courses…

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Why Adams Oshiomhole must resign resign as APC chairman now, concerned members insist in Cross River

By Ita Akpan Calabar Thousands of concerned members of All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Cross River embarked on a peaceful protest in Calabar, the state capital, carrying Placards with different inscriptions like, “Oshiomhole must resign” calling on the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomohle to step-down to save the party from falling. We are chagrined that, Oshiomhole had deliberately rebuffed to recognize the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Usani, as the governorship candidate of the party in the state even with a court order, Federal Commissioner of Niger…

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2019: Kimeku vows to free Deltans from slavery

 …… As Okpegwa sue for unity in DPP By Onome Posper Asaba The gubernatorial candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) in Delta State, Mr. Richard Kimeku, a technocrat, has said the forthcoming general elections will be a turning point for the people of Delta State as they will be set free from poverty and slavery they have been subjected to by the ruling class, declaring that he will be elected and will be sworn in as the governor of Delta State on 29th May, 2019. Speaking at the stakeholders…

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Lagos police chief dares cultists, political thugs, others ahead of 2019 elections

By Stephen Ogundijo / Suraju Raji  Lagos The commissioner of police Lagos State Command Imohimi Edgal at his resumption in office vowed that his agenda is to make Lagos safe by riding the state of crime and criminals, that he would go all out to ensure that anybody who is not qualify to carry arm will be fished out no matter how highly placed, will face the full weight of the law. The man has been translating his word to action. His operatives charged with the responsibility of recovering illegal…

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