Category Archives: Breaking

Abducted 14-year-old Girl, Ese Oruru Has Been Released To The Police

  Ese Oruru, the 14-year old girl abducted from her mother’s shop located in Opolo, Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and taken to Kano, northern Nigeria by one Yinusa (18), who eventually married her under Islamic laws has been released into the custody of the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, for onward…

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Pomp & Pageantry As President Buhari Returns Home

  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday, returned to Abuja after his official visits to Saudi Arabia and Qatar. He was received at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja by FCT Minister, Mallam Mohammed Bello, Inspector General of police, Solomon Arase, Commander Brigade of Guards, Brig. General MS Yusuf, and Assistant Police Commissioner, Mr.…

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#FreeEse: Emir Sanusi Denies Involvement, Orders Sharia Commission To Return Ese To Parents

We reported earlier about a campaign #FreeEse launched on behalf of 14-year old Ese Oruru who was allegedly abducted in Opolo, Yenagoa and married off to a Muslim man, Yunusa a Kano indigene. Read here if you missed. The teenager is believed to be living in the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II’s palace.…

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‘I’ve Got A Slightly Different Priority’ Buhari On N5,000 For Unemployed Youths

  President Muhammadu Buhari has foreclosed the payment of N5, 000 monthly allowances to unemployed youths in the country as promised by his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, during the 2015 presidential election campaigns. Speaking in an interactive session with Nigerians in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, Buhari said he had a “slightly different…

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BVN Saves FG N2.293b, Exposes 23,846 Ghost Workers

  The Federal Government has been able to remove 23,846 non-existent workers from it payroll through the Bank Verification Number (BVN) scheme and the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), thereby reducing the administration’s February wage bill by N2.293 billion. According to the Federal Ministry of Finance, in a statement signed by Special Assistant,…

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LASG Launches Sexual Assault Standing Order, Rape Kits

  In line with the mandate of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) in partnership with the Ministry of Health and the Primary Health Care Board at the weekend launched the Sexual Assault Standing Order and Sexual Assault Evidence Examination Kit, also referred to as rape kits. Coordinator…

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