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Daily Archives: June 15, 2017

Guinness Nigeria appoints Viola Graham-Douglas as Corporate Affairs Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and subsequently became the Company Secretary/Head of Corporate Services before being ... Read More »

Segun Oni set for Ekiti Guber Race

All is now set for the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Ekiti State Governor, Chief Segun Oni to enter the 2018 Gubernatorial election in Ekiti State. Oni is expected to officially make on open declaration to run for governor in July. The Director General of the Segun Oni Campaign, Dr. Ife Arowosoge, disclosed ... Read More »

Lagos arrests Sir K Oluwo, notorious Ikorodu Landgrabber

Efforts by the Lagos State Government to curb the activities of land grabbers popularly known as Omo onile received a massive boost on Thursday as the Special Task Force on Land Grabbing set by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode arrested one Kamorudeen Lamina alias Sir K Oluwo, a notorious Omo onile kingpin, who has been terrorising the people of the State especially residents of Ikorodu. ... Read More »

Two South African Communities Give Nigerians Quit Notice

The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Wednesday accused two communities in the country of ordering Nigerians to quit their territories. President of the union, Ikechukwu Anyene, said the Kuruman community in Northern Cape Province gave Nigerians till Thursday to leave the place. Anyene also said the Klaafontein community, Extension 5, Johannesburg, has also directed landlords not to renew the ... Read More »

Seized Arms: FG sues Customs officer, others

he Federal Government yesterday arraigned five men, including an official of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Saliu Abdullahi Danjuma, on eight-count charges bordering on illegal importation of 661 pump-action rifles into the country. Others that were arraigned before Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High in Lagos, are Mahmud Hassan, Oscar Okafor, Donatus Achinulo, while Mathew Okoye, who was said to ... Read More »

“Dino Melaye lacks home training”-Kogi Governor

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday described the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, as a social defiant  who lacks home training and should be checked by the Senate. Speaking with State House correspondents after he met with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, he warned federal lawmakers needed to carry out the ... Read More »

Shocker: Two brothers jailed for keeping mother & Sister as Slaves

Two brothers have been jailed after they kept their mother and sister as slaves, according to a report by Daily Independent UK Faisal Hussein, 25, and Arbaaz Ahmed, 19, only gave their closest relatives £1 a month to spend on sanitary products and told them they were not allowed to use the taps in the house in Bradford. The brothers gave ... Read More »

What Police Found in Kidnap Kingpin Evans’ house will shock you

There was a shocking revelation during a thorough search of a  property owned by Kidnap kingpin, Chukwumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans yesterday. A source revealed that a huge foreign currency haul was discovered hidden. The currencies: dollars, pounds and Euros were in white envelopes and hidden in different parts of the building.And on being confronted with this find, Evans reportedly broke ... Read More »

Kano Police arrests 124 suspected gays!

Kano Police Command has arrested no fewer than 124 suspected rapists and gays across the state between April and June. While parading the suspects in Kano, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Magaji Majia, said they had recorded 115 cases of rape, sodomy and other acts of gross indecency within the period under review. The PPRO noted ... Read More »

Appeal Court overturns Orubebe’s CCT Conviction

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, nullified the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, which found former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe guilty of allegation that he falsely declared his assets in 2007. In a unanimous judgement, a three-man panel of Justices of the appellate court led by Justice Mohammed Abdul Aboki, ... Read More »