Connect with us

National News

Teenager arrested in Anambra state for stealing female pant which he planned to sell for ritual purposes (Photos)

Published

on

A teenager identified as, Chinonye Okorie has been arrested by the police for a stealing female pant for ritual purposes in Anambra state.

The spokesman for the Command SP Haruna Mohammed, said in Awka that the suspect, was apprehended on January, 11, at about 6:48am by Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS).

The 19-year-old suspect from Ogbaku in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo State allegedly stole a female pant washed and spread on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State with intent to sale for it to yet to be identified persons at the rate of Eighty thousand Naira (#80,000) for alleged ritual purpose.

The pant was recovered from the suspect as exhibit and effort is being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to justice.

“The Command implores the general Public to be vigilant and report to the nearest Police Station any suspicious person or persons roaming around their vicinity for prompt action in order to avert this new trend of crime in the Society” said the PPRO.

National News

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected WTO DG

Published

on

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected WTO DG

 

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala Elected WTO DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s nominee for the office of the director-general of the World Trade Organisation, has emerged winner of the highly competitive race.

 Information Nigeria gathered that Okonjo-Iweala was chosen as the final candidate for the much-coveted role. She polled 104 votes from 164 member countries to defeat how South Korea’s trade minister at the final stage of the race.

She has broken many records, including becoming the first African to occupy win that office at the WTO.

The official announcement is expected to be made by the WTO at 3pm Nigerian time.

Details later…

Continue Reading

National News

Fayemi Orders Resumption Of All Workers In Ekiti

Published

on

Fayemi Orders Resumption Of All Workers In Ekiti
Fayemi Orders Resumption Of All Workers In Ekiti

Governor Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has instructed all workers in the state civil service that have been away from their duty post due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions to resume back to work.

The Governor issued the directive in a statement on Wednesday by the Head of the State Civil Service, Mrs. Peju Babafemi.

Also Read: Lekki Shooting: ‘Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military’ – Fani-Kayode

Workers on grade levels 02–07 in the state workforce have been away from office since March 23, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, they have now been directed to resume duties from Monday, November 2, 2020, and ensure full compliance with COVID-19 protocols and safety measures.

Continue Reading

National News

Lekki Shooting: ‘Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military’ – Fani-Kayode

Published

on

Lekki Shooting: 'Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military' - Fani-Kayode
'Sanwo-Olu Has Been Thrown Under The Bus By Military' - Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the Nigerian Army’s statement that the Lagos State Government invited the army to enforce a curfew on Tuesday the 20th of October in the State.

Recall that on Tuesday, the 81 Divison of the Nigerian army stated that it was invited to enforce the curfew in Lagos by the state government, although it denied shooting at #EndSARS protesters in Lekki, Lagos.

Also Read: Hoodlums steal Obafemi Awolowo’s glasses from his statue in Lagos (Photos)

This came a day after Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated that the army shot at protesters in Lagos.

Reacting to the statement from the army, the former minister wrote:

“The @HQNigerianArmy claim it was the LASG that asked for soldiers to be deployed at Lekki. The implications of this for
@jidesanwoolu are grave. He has been thrown under the bus by the military.”

Continue Reading

Trending