Thursday 25 May 2017

Wigan incident: Police and bomb disposal unit on scene after road cordoned off

Armed police have cordoned off a road in Greater Manchester in connection to Monday's suicide bombing.

Eyewitnesses described seeing a dozen police cars, police helicopters, bomb disposal vans and officers on the scene near Wigan Lane.

DSS now FG’s terror gang – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose said the Department of State Services (DSS) is behaving like a terror gang by approaching a court in Abuja to secure an order to detain Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah for another 14 days after a Lagos High Court  ordered he should be released within 48 hours or be charged to court.

Why ‘Biafra’ should remain in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has delivered a dispassionate call for the nation to stay united, amid renewed agitation for a breakup and the creation of an independent state of Biafra.

Mr. Osinbajo said Nigerian s should think more of what unites them than what separates them.

BREAKING: Senate passes petroleum industry governance bill

The Senate, on Thursday, passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, which seeks to reform the nation’s oil and gas industry.

The PIGB is the first of four bills that replaced the well-known Petroleum Industry Bill, which suffered setbacks in two consecutive legislative tenures.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, who presided over the plenary on Thursday, said the lawmakers had broken the jinx of passing the bill.

Details soon.

Oliver De Coque Comes To Life At Elders’ Forum, Bags Award

In the days when Highlife music truly thrived and was well sustained, one of its key exponents was the legendary Chief Dr. Sunday ‘Oliver De Coque’ Akanite.

He popularized the highlife music genre, locally and internationally but as fate would have it, Oliver De Coque passed away, nearly nine years ago, specifically on June 20, 2008 after a massive heart attack.

Angry Commissioner curses bribe-taking police officers, orders them out of Lagos

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday warned Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command to shun bribery or leave the state.

According to a statement released, Mr. Owoseni stated this during a lecture on Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officers at the Police Officers’ Wives’ Association (POWA) Hall, Ikeja.

Man Utd secure UEFA League ticket, beat Ajax in Europa final

Manchester United beat Ajax to win the Europa League and reach next season’s Champions League, thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Pogba scored with a deflected strike before Mkhitaryan’s close-range finish on an emotional night in Stockholm.

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