Refrain from bias practices, sectionalism, NNHRD warns HURIWA, others

Shun sensationalism, NNHRD tells Huriwa The Network of Nigerian Human Rights Defenders (NNHRD) has condemned the posture of some civil society organizations and human rights groups that have gone outside their role as civil society organizations. The group on Monday, noted that the CSO’S have abandoned their role as promoters of good governance and societal values and resorted to raising unsubstantiated high fallutine allegations against certain persons, groups and government which has brought huge embarrassment to the human rights community. In a release signed by the convener, Comrade Baruwa Ladan…

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Herbalist and four others arrested for alleged robbery in Ogun (photo)

The police in Ogun state have arrested a herbalist and four others for allegedly carrying out robbery attacks in Osiele and its environs in the Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.   A statement from the public relations officer of the state police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, gave the names of the suspects as Dayo Ajala, 39; Ismaila Badmus, 35; Obasanjo Sunday, 24; Chukwuemeka Paul, 27; and Okikiola Adeshina, 46.   Oyeyemi said the suspects were arrested last Friday, July 24 by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the command following information received…

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Four dead, others injured as truck suffers brake failure and rams into a car and bikes in Oyo

Four women were killed in Oyo state when a truck rammed into a passenger car and two commercial motorcycles.   The incident happened on Wednesday, July 1, near the popular Aleshinloye Market, Ibadan, Oyo state   Four others sustained serious injuries in the crash.   The truck belongs to a popular dairy company located at Eleyele area of the city. It was gathered that the truck had a brake failure and veered off its lane crushing a Micra car and the motorcycles.     Confirming the accident, the Oyo State Police Public…

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EFCC arrests Social Media Influencer, Adedamola Adewale and four others for Internet Fraud (photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, has arrested five alleged internet fraudsters, including Instagram comedian/social media influencer Adedamola Adewale, for their alleged involvement in internet-related fraud.   The five suspects were apprehended in different areas of Lagos during a raid by operatives.   Adewale, 20, and her accomplice, Lamina Hamzat Ajibola, were arrested at the Agungi area of Lekki, Lagos State, while Israel Onyebuchi, Emmanuel Olayode and Valentine Nwokorie were picked up at the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State.     According to the commission, the arrest of…

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INTERPOL confirms Hushpuppi’s arrest, plans to extradite him and two others to Nigeria

  The International Police (INTERPOL) Nigeria has confirmed the arrest of Instagram celebrity Raymond Igbalode a.k.a. Hushpuppi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).   Commissioner of Police (CP) INTERPOL in Nigeria, Garba Umar, confirmed his arrest to The Nation, He said plans are on the way to extradite him to Nigeria.   “It is true that Hushpuppi was arrested by the INTERPOL. We are currently working on bringing him to Nigeria to face charges of fraud. Some of the offences were committed here in Nigeria and he has to answer for them.…

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Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ Wadume and six others arraigned for ‘terrorism’

Suspected Taraba kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Bala aka Wadume was on Monday June 8 arraigned before before a Federal High Court in Abuja.   Wadume was arraigned alongside Aliyu Dadje (a police Inspector), Auwalu Bala (aka Omo Razor), Uba Bala (aka Uba Delu) Bashir Waziri (aka Baba Runs), Zubairu Abdullahi (aka Basho) and Rayyanu Abdul on amended charge of 13 counts bordering on terrorism, kidnapping and related offences.   Though the case was initiated through a 16-count charge filed on January 21 this year, by Simon Lough (an Assistant Commissioner of Police) in the…

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Buhari sacks Uwakwe as NECO registrar, four others dismissed

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sack of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the registrar and chief executive officer of the National Examinations Council (NECO).   The NECO registrar who has been suspended since 2018 following a probe of allegations of unsatisfactory conduct against him with one involving the mismanagement of N25 billion, was dismissed alongside four members of the management for various offences bordering on financial impropriety.   The sack notice was conveyed in a letter written by Sunny Echono, the permanent secretary of the federal ministry of education. Uwakwe was accused of violating the Public…

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184 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Lagos, Kano, Katsina, others

184 new cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in Nigeria.   According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, out of the 184 new cases, 51 were recorded in Lagos, 23 in Jigawa, 16 in Bauchi, 16 in Katsina, 14 in Kano, 10 in FCT,  10 in Rivers,  9 in Kwara, 5 in Delta, 5 in Kaduna, 4 in Sokoto, 4 Oyo, 3 in Kebbi,  3 in Nasarawa,  3 in Osun,  2 in Ondo, 1 in Ebonyi,  1 in Edo,  1 in Enugu,  1 in Anambra, 1 in Plateau and  1 in Niger…

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Five persons allegedly killed, others injured as police, youths clash over lockdown enforcement

Five persons were allegedly killed during a clash between youths and police officers enforcing the stay-at-home order due to the Coronavirus pandemic in Kaduna state.   The clash reportedly took place at Trikania in Sabogeri Nasarawa under Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Monday April 6.     According to SaharaReporters, traders converged at a temporary market located at Trikania following the closure of Monday market as a result of the lockdown order. It was gathered that the Civilian Joint Task Force made attempts to disperse the traders but the move was…

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Final Year Delta Poly Student Dies In Auto Crash, Others Injured

By Emmanuel Enakeno A fatal accident involving students of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ogwashi-Uku, has left at least a final year Higher National Diploma (HND) student of the institution dead. At least two other students of the institution were said to have sustained life threatening injuries in the auto crash.   The accident was reported to have occurred along the school road at the front of the popular African house in Ogwashi-Uku at about 9pm on Thursday. The deceased, identified as Monday Odogbor, died on the spot owing to the…

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Female Native Doctor, Two Others Murdered Over Alleged Killing Of 17-Year-Old Student For Money Ritual

    By Osahon Osahon Four persons including a female native doctor were on Monday burnt to death by angry resident of Otuo community in Owan East Local Government Area of Edo State over alleged killing of a 17-year-old girl for money ritual According to community sources said three of the victims were responsible for the murder of a 17-year-old Ohiole Glory, who was a student of Azama College, Otuo It was learnt that the fourth victim, simply identified as Lukman, was alleged to be notorious kidnapper and armed robber…

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Breaking: SARS, Others Banned With Immediate Effect

Adamu made the announced Monday at his inaugural conference with Commissioners of Police and other senior officers in Abuja, on Monday and was disclosed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide, Bashir Ahmad, via his Twitter handle. “JUST IN: The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed A. Adamu has ordered the immediate disbandment of the Federal SARS, Special Investigation Panel and Special Tactical Squad,” he tweeted.

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DJ Neptune, Aramide, Slimcase, Others Set for Music Business Talk on MeetsMedia @MeetsMedia

You are invited to the biggest Music Talk event in Nigeria. The annual MeetsMedia Talk event powered by Scoop Concept promise to be exciting and the best way to experience it is to be there this Thursday 28th of June 2018! Venue: Best Western Classic, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. Time: 11am Attendance is FREE!  Make reservation to attend via https://bit.ly/2JWG5lx  ‘MeetsMedia’ is an interactive chat platform and networking circle for Media Professionals mainly from Nigeria. The platform recognizes Organizations and brands that have maintained consistent growth over the years and welcome individual to talk new project and ambitions. What to expect: Panel discussion will…

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My Song Ege (Dribble) is better than others Shaku-Shaku out there. @DANNYSIJA brags

My name is Ojo Daniel Olaborode while my stage name is Danny S .I’m a Performing artist, I was born in Lagos Nigeria on November 11 1995 a native of Ekiti State and I grew up in Iju Ishaga Mainland Lagos state, Nigeria. My interest in music was established at Tender Age when I was in a music group with my friends. Music has always been a prominent part of my life.     My love for music has been for some years back but  recorded my first track Shengbenne…

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