Category Archives: Breaking

Osinbajo Orders The Immediate Reconditioning Of SARS, It’s Activities

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to immediately begin the overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. He has also directed the National Human Rights Commission to set up a panel to probe allegations of rights abuse by the Police unit. The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting…

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Three Arrested Over Alleged Possession Of Ammunition

Three men — Ahmed Fatai, Olashile Bajulaye, Tajudeen Abubakar — were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for being in possession of four live cartridges. The trio – Fatai (20), Bajulaye (23) and Abubakar (21) – are facing two counts of conspiracy and being in unlawful possession of ammunition before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.…

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Court Insist On INEC Chairman, Yakubu’s Arrest

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday insisted that the Inspector-General of Police must arrest and produce the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu in court on Aug. 16. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order following the absence of Yakubu’s team of lawyers in court and there was no explanation as to why…

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Man Who Took Tramadol Before Kidnap Attempt Dies Eight Days After

The Police in Ondo State say a suspected kidnapper who was arrested in a botched kidnap attempt in Owo is dead, following complications from a high intake of Tramadol tablets. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the suspect had been unconscious since his arrest over the August 5 incident at a chemist in Owo. Police Public…

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Gunmen Ambush, Kill Four Policemen In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed four operatives of the Intelligence Response Team during an ambush in Kaduna. The operatives were investigating the abduction of a Muslim cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Algarkawy, when they were attacked. The cleric was abducted on August 2 and was subsequently released after payment of ransom by his family members.…

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Falana Encourages DSS Acting DG To Release Dasuki, El-Zakzaky, Others

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on the acting Director-General of the Department of State Services, Matthew Seiyefa, to immediately release all illegally detained suspects which he claimed to be over 100. Falana said this in a letter addressed to the new DSS boss on Sunday. The activist, therefore, advised Seiyefa to see…

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Not So Poko! Tonto Dike – Arik Air You Are A Lazy, Disrespectful, Destiny Killing, Time Waster

Tonto Dike aka Poko Lee, was on the receiving end of poor service from Nigerian airline Arik Air, and subsequently took to Instagram to share her grievances and to declare war on the airline. Her post read, “THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR MAKING HARD WORKING NIGERIANS LOSE THEIR HARD EARN MONEY AND INCOME ALL BECAUSE WE CHOOSE TO…

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Fidelity Bank Releases Complete Footage of Alleged Customer Assault, Issues Statement

After a video footage went viral on Friday, in which a Fidelity Bank branch manager allegedly got the police to beat up two young men who were alleged to have complained a little too loudly about the poor customer service of the bank, Fidelity Bank has come out to release the full CCTV video footage of the event and…

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