Category Archives: Breaking

Nigerian Soldier Goes Rogue, Injures Four, Kills Colleague & Commits Suicide

A sergeant of the Nigerian Army, identified as Adegor Okpako went rogue. He attacked four of his colleagues, murdered another and commited suicide at the 192 Battalion in the Gwoza area of Borno State. According to PUNCH Metro, the incident occurred around 3pm on Wednesday, 19th of September, during what was referred to as in-theatre training…

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Student Of Anambra College Of Education Commits Suicide Over School Fees

A 29-year-old student of Nwafor-Orizu College of Education, Anambra State, Philip Chinedu, has reportedly committed suicide over alleged increase of tuition fee. According to Southern City News, the deceased, a 200 level student of the institution who lived off-campus, was found hanged on a ceiling fan in his room at about 8.40pm The incident caused…

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Exposed! Another Of Buhari’s Ministers Accused Of Skipping NYSC, Risks Jail Term

According to The Guardian, another minister in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may make him lose his position and earn him jail term. The minister failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now…

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NAFDAC Uncovers N105m Tramadol, Controlled Drugs Warehouse

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has busted a warehouse filled with illegal importation of controlled pharmaceutical products. NAFDAC, in a statement issued yesterday, 20th of September, by its Director-General, Prof. Moji Christianah Adeyeye, said its operatives discovered 187 cartons of assorted 120mg, 200mg and 225mg tramadol on September 14, 2018. She said…

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Tragic! Five Lives Lost In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Fatal Crash

No fewer than five people have lost their lives in an accident in the Mowe end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State. According to Punch, on Thursday that the deceased included three motorcycle passengers, the motorcycle rider and a passerby. The Ogun State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Clement Oladele, who confirmed the tragedy, said…

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Police Arrests 70-year-old Man For Defiling Two Children

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 70-year-old man, Sunday Tugbobo, for defiling two minors, seven and eight years old. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, after one of the fathers of the minors reported the matter at the Igbeba Police Division in Ijebu Ode. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola…

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APC Turmoil! President Buhari & Governors May Clash With Tinubu Over Ambode

Ambode yesterday, 20th of September, had a closed door meeting with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, about the Governorship conflict between Ambode and Tinubu. It was also about the latest developments, particularly the outcome of the GAC meeting held on Monday, 17th of September in Lagos. Sources within the party said Buhari is worried…

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NAPTIP Takes Disciplinary Actions Against Unruly Officials, Sacks Six For Wooing Female Victims

Six officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and other related offences have been sacked for making sexual advances to female victims, collecting bribes and other unethical conducts. According to PUNCH Metro apart from the sacked 6, another worker was compulsorily retired and two others sanctioned for committing various offences…

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LPPC Withdraws Lawyer’s SAN Nomination Four Days To Swearing-in, Bans Him For Five Years

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC), has withdrawn the nomination of a lawyer, Ikhide Ehighelua, for the coveted rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria and banned him from applying for the rank for the next five years starting from 2019. The decision taken at the LPPC’s emergency meeting on Thursday, 20th of September came…

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