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Daily Archives: June 9, 2017

“Prophet” Butchers 7 year-old boy for rituals

There was tension, yesterday, in Odokekere area of Ikorodu, Ogun State, following the discovery of the dismembered body of a seven-year-old boy, Kazeem Rafiu, at a Church building. The suspects and the bag containg Kazeem’s remains. A self-acclaimed prophet, simply identified as Eri Imole, family friend to the boy’s parents, had reportedly established a white garment church about two months ... Read More »

Osinbajo dares Boko Haram, flies to Borno for IDP’s programme

Barely 24 hours after attacks on a community and some areas in Maiduguri by the Boko Haram insurgents, acting president Yemi Osinbajo yesterday dared the presumed security threat to flag off federal government’s emergency food intervention for the Northeast in Borno State. Inaugurating the distribution of the 30,000 metric tonnes of assorted grains for the Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) for ... Read More »

Diezani Loot: How Army, INEC, Police,others were bribed-witness

Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) on Thursday named some of the individuals and public officials who collected from an alleged bribe of $115m doled out by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to compromise the 2015 general elections. In a document tendered by the anti-graft agency before the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, it stated ... Read More »

After NJC Recall: EFFC arraigns Justice Nganjiwa over $260,000 bribe

The Federal Government has commenced criminal prosecution of Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court Yenegoa, Balyesa State, cleared of corruption charges by the National Judicial Council (NJC) last week. Yesterday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) filed 14 criminal charges against Justice Nganjiwa.Justice Ajiya Nganjiwa, who is handling the Ese Oruru case resumed work on Wednesday, June ... Read More »

Poor Health: Japan Emperor to step down for son

Japan’s parliament has passed a one-off bill to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate, the first Emperor to do so in 200 years. The 83-year-old said last year that his age and health were making it hard for him to fulfil his official duties. But there was no provision under existing law for him to stand down. The government will now ... Read More »

Rotary shows care in Akwa Ibom

Moved by the unfriendly and pitiable learning environment of the students, Rotary International District 1940 of Uyo metropolis has donated 100 three-seat desks to Government Primary School, Afaha Itam, in the outskirts of Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The presentation was made on behalf of the Club by the District Governor, Rotarian Akabom Enebong, who reiterated the ... Read More »

Confirmed: Floyd Mayweather is coming to Nigeria

Famous boxing champion and celebrity, Floyd Mayweather is due to arrive Nigeria on a private visit, sources have revealed to www.thelightnews.com. The Mayweather visit which began like a whiff of joke in the social media can actually be confirmed following our discussion with someone close to the team that are fine-tuning his arrangements. We have it good authority that Mayweather ... Read More »

Niger Delta Group blasts Arewa Youths, demand Independence

A Niger Delta Group, RONDEL Solidarity Movement  is demanding its own independence from Nigeria, In a statement  made available  to The Boss, the group said it was acting in support of the Igbos that were earlier in the week threatened by Arewa Youths. This is the full text: We the people of the Region of the Niger Delta (Rondel), represented ... Read More »