Category Archives: Breaking

Lagos State Government Imposes Outright Ban On Commercial Motorcycles (Okada) And Tricycles (Keke NAPEP)

From February 1st 2020, It’ll be illegal to operate commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada and tricycles aka Keke NAPEP or Keke Maruwa. The Lagos State Government made this known to the public on Monday, 27th January 2020 through an press conference and their official Twitter handle. According to them, they’ve “wielded the big stick” against…

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Maryam Sanda Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Husband, Bilyaminu Bello

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello Justice Yusuf Halilu gave the sentence on Monday in Abuja while delivering judgment on the protracted trial of Sanda who was convicted for stabbing late Bilyaminu to death, son of former National Chairman of the…

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OB Newspapers Headline Of The Day

Personnel will have power to arrest criminals, says AG (The PUNCH front-page) Nigerian workers are biggest losers in FG’s plan to raid pension funds for N2trn (Business Day front-page) FCT healthcare centres in deplorable confident (Daily Trus tfront-page) Bank, Profitability, faces pressure from higher CRR, say alayst (Business a.m. front-page) Iheadioha retuns to Supereme court, seeks review…

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Kobe Bryant And 13-Year-Old Daughter, Gianna Reportedly Killed In Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles Lakers superstar, Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna aka GiGi has passed away on Sunday, January 26th in an helicopter crash in Calabasas, Carlifornia, according to online reports. TMZ was the first to report, stating that, Kobe was traveling with at least 3 other people in the private helicopter when reportedly a fire broke out.…

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Buratai Inaugurates the Nigerian Army Polo Association Board of Trustees; Umar, Garba, Danu & Aliyu

On Wednesday the 22nd of January 2020, the inauguration of Nigerian Army Polo Association Board of Trustees was inaugurated. The board is Chaired by Col. Dangiwa Umar (rtd), Gen. M. Garba (rtd), Alh. Nasiru Danu (Grand Patron and supported of Polo in Nigeria) and Maj. General MSA Aliyu. The inauguration was done by the Chief…

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Emir Of Kano Identifies Polygamy As The Reason For Poverty, Backwardness In North

The Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has warned that the people of the North unless they change their culture will continue to be backward and poor. The emir’s representative, Dr Usman Bugaji, according to a report by PUNCH, made the comment in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Friday through a paper presentation. He said, “There are…

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Former Kogi Commissioner Sentenced To 19 Years Jail-Term Over Public Funds Fraud

Former commissioner for Agriculture in Kogi State, Mr. Zachaeus Atte has bagged a 19 years jail term after being found a suspect by The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). According to reports from Guardian Nigeria, an ICPC’s spokesperson, Rasheedat Okoduwa, in a statement yesterday in Abuja, disclosed that Atte was convicted on corruption…

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OB Newspaper Headlines of the Day!

Amotekun: South West No Against Buhari – Akeredolu (The Nation front-page) Killed by Lassa: Family recounts last moments with Doctor (Daily Trust front-page) Leadership tussle claims 2, injures 16 others in Delta (The Daily Times front-page) Amotekun “LL promotes S’West, S’East, S’South succession plans…Elder Statesman, Tanko Yakasai Amotekun: Every state would have it own commanda, says Akeredolu…

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EFCC Calls Transparency International’s Global Corruption Rating Of Nigeria, “Baseless And Appalling”

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has slammed the 2019 Corruption Perception Index, CPI recently released by Transparency International (TI) which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 countries. EFCC who to Twitter yesterday announced that the poor rating was a “baseless and appalling” report measured by a “bogus and ambiguous criteria jaundiced and illogical.”…

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Newspaper Headlines of the Day!

Market’s ready for FG’s N565bn Q1 borrowing plan (business a.m. front-page) Why I was silent on Amotekun, by Tinubu (The Guardian front-page) APC may collapse after Buhari – Governor Fayemi (Daily Trust front-page) Insurer’s premium income may rise 40% on PenCome’s life cover enforcement (Business Day front-page) FG, S’West govs strike deal on Amotekun (Daily Trust front-page) Finally, FG,…

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