Sunday 4 June 2017

Nigerian govt, Osinbajo condemn London terror attack

The Federal Government on Sunday condemned the deadly terrorist attacks on Central London Bridge and the Borough market in “the strongest terms” and voiced its deep condolence to the relatives and victims of the attack.

Seven people died in the attack in central London on Saturday night and 48 were injured.

Oyo APC‎ chieftains in ghastly auto crash

But for fate, All Progressives Congress (APC) faithful in Oyo State would have been mourning three of their chieftains who narrowly escaped death in a ghastly auto crash along Oyo/Ogbomoso Road, Sunday.

Breeze FM: Senate says demolition saddening, unfortunate

The Senate on Sunday condemned the recent demolition of Breeze 99.9 FM, a private radio station based in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital.

Senator Suleiman Adokwe, the Chairman, Senate Committee on National Orientation and Information, who led other senators to the demolished structure, described the development as “saddening and unfortunate”.

Pray For My Son – Wizkid’s 2nd Babymama Binta Diamond Says

Fans have become worried for singer, Wizkid’s son, Ayo Balogun Jnr, after his mother, Binta Diamond, took to her Instagram page to solicit for prayers for the one-year-old.

Several Major Fake News Capable of Causing Panic and Setting One Against The Other

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to be extra vigilant in view of the worsening cases of fake news being spread by unscrupulous persons, who are bent on destabilizing the polity and causing disunity among the country’s various ethnic and religious groups.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said over this weekend alone, several major cases of fake news were recorded, each of them capable of causing panic, triggering chaos or setting one group against the other.

Boko Haram: 600 security personnel deployed to Maiduguri mosques, churches – NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Borno Command, has deployed about 600 personnel to various worship centres in Maiduguri to assure worshippers of their safety.

The State Commandant of the Corps, Ibrahim Abdullahi, made the disclosure on Sunday in Maiduguri in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.

“We Sell Stolen Keke NAPEP for N75,000 - Suspect

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an alleged member of a five-man gang that specializes in stealing tricycle, popularly known as ‘keke NAPEP’, and motorcycles in the Lagos metropolis.

Police Arrest 12 in Connection With Attack on London Bridge

Police arrested a dozen people Sunday in connection with the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market that killed seven people and injured nearly 50.

Authorities said the 12 people were arrested in the Barking neighborhood of East London. The BBC reported that those arrested were eight men and four women. Searches were also being carried out at properties in the area, police said.

Fuel Hike: Saraki Refutes Report, Says It's Lie

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described as both false and wicked the swirling reports about likely fuel hike, allegedly being orchestrated by the Senate, saying there is no such intention in the first place.

Saraki, who said he was going to order an official statement to that effect, however dismissed as a lazy type of journalism the habit of taking innocuous reports on the surface and misinterpreting them as if such writers have predetermined motives.

200 Officer Cadets Pass Out from Army School Jaji

The Nigerian Army has passed out 200 Officer Cadets of Direct Short Service Commission 23/2016 at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji, Kaduna today which is presided by the Reviewing Officer and Minister of Defence, Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali.

The cadets comprised of 72 Medical Doctors out of which 8 are Consultants in various fields of Medicine, 26 Lawyers, 21 Public Relations specialists, 18 with specialty to Army Aviation and Engineering, 19 Protestant Chaplaincy, 21 Catholic and 23 Islamic Affairs specialists.

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