Monday 26 June 2017

Suspected ritualists’ den discovered beside Ondo Assembly

A suspected ritualists’ hideout has been discovered near the Ondo State House of Assembly in Akure, the state capital.

The building is located in an isolated area around Igbatoro Road just behind the Gani Fawehinmi Arcade.

TSA employee caught stealing cash from woman's luggage at security checkpoint

As if airport security wasn’t stressful enough, an airline passenger in Florida has had to confront a TSA officer who tried to steal money from her luggage.

A TSA agent working at the Orlando International Airport was arrested on Thursday for taking cash out of a female passenger’s bag while she went through security, reports WFTV Orlando.

‎2017 Budget: You are ignorant, Fashola blasts Senate, House spokespersons

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed deep concern over the recourse of the National Assembly’s spokespersons to name calling over his observations on the 2017 Budget.

In a Press Release signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Hakeem Bello, the minister said he was worried that the National Assembly spokespersons failed to address the fundamental points about development-hindering whimsical cuts in the allocations to several vital projects under the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing as well as other ministries.

Book on Brigadier Maimalari killed in 1996 Coup for Public Presentation

A book titled “The First Regular Combatant, Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari” would be unveiled and presented to the general public on July 4 at the International Conference Centre Abuja.

A former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, is billed to chair the book launch.

Victor Wanyama Street in Tanzania axed after a day

Tottenham and Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama was honoured in Tanzania on Saturday by having a street named after him in Dar es Salaam.

Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement with city of St. Anthony (Dash Cam Video)

The family of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed last year by a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, has reached a $3 million settlement with the city, according to a statement from the city and lawyers for the family.

Jeronimo Yanez, who is leaving the force, was acquitted June 16 of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of intentional discharge of a firearm that endangers safety. Castile was killed July 6 during a traffic stop, and his girlfriend streamed the shooting's aftermath on Facebook Live.

BPP urges court to void N1.786b contract for PHCN’s liquidation

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) has urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to void a N1.786,287,040 contract awarded for the wind-up/liquidation of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), claiming it was illegal.

It is BPP’s contention that the contract – for the provision of legal advisory services for the liquidation of PHCN – awarded in 2014 by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) to a law firm, JP Gadzama LLP (formerly J. K. Gadzama & Partners LLP) was without compliance with due process as required under the Public Procurement Act (PPA) 2007.

Parliament's summer holiday could be extended 'to stop MPs plotting coup against Theresa May'

MPs could have their summer holiday extended to three months under reported Conservative plans to stifle rebellion against Theresa May.

Parliament would rise sooner than the planned date of 20 July, while the September sitting would be scrapped, resulting in a summer break of as long as 12 weeks, according to the proposals.

NGO builds New City for Ebonyi less privileged

The less privileged in Ebonyi will soon have a new lease of life as Africa Nations Development Programme (ANDP), an Abuja-based NGO, has began the construction of a N7 billion New City free for them.

The New City, sited at Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government area of Ebonyi, when completed will contain 5,000 units of modern two-bedroom detached houses, schools, police stations, markets, hospitals among others.

50-year-old Spinster Weds In Abuja RCCG

It was a day of joy and bewilderment as a 50 year-old spinster, who was never married, finally hooked her heartrob at the weekend in Abuja at an event greeted with fanfare given its uniqueness.

The newest bride in town, Omolayo Oyeyemi Oyewole is an ordained Deaconess of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) of Fountain of Living Water Parish, Tudun Wada, FHA Lugbe, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Toyo Baby Opens Up On Funke Akindele

“I would be stating in clear terms the relationship I had with Aunty Funke. I used ‘had’ and would be talking in past tense because like you know, I am presently not on the Jenifa’s Diary series. And guess what? The news just broke lately, but I have been off the series since May,2016 (last year); it’s been over a year already.”

Photos From Launch Of Olajumoke Orisaguna's Reality TV Show

Model Olajumoke Orisaguna recently announced that she will be introducing her reality TV show “Olajumoke Sauce” as she shared a behind the scene video on her Instagram page.

Boy charged with raping eight-year-old child in a park

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with raping an 8-year-old girl in a park.

Police said the girl was attacked just before 7pm last night in Nuthurst Park, Manchester.

SAD: WWTBAM yanked off air!

Popular Nigerian TV show, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ has gone on a hiatus, for the first time since its inception 13 years ago.

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