Thursday, 29 June 2017

64 year old woman sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for drug trafficking

 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, sentenced 64-year-old Odeyemi Omolola, who is charged before the court alongside a Lagos socialite, Mrs. Funmilola Ogbuaya, also known as Funmilola Ogundipe, popularly known in social circles as Ariket, to 25 years imprisonment, for attempting to export 1.595 kilogrammes of cocaine to Saudi Arabia.

Trial judge, Justice Hadizat Rabiu-Shagari sentenced the convict, who is also known as Ariyo Monsurat Olabisi, after she changed her plea in an amended five counts of the charge.
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Notorious kidnapper, Evans, files another lawsuit against IGP, demands N300m in damages

Notorious kidnapper, Evans, has filed another lawsuit against the Inspector General of Police, Idris Ibrahim, challenging his continuous detention since his arrest on June 10th.The lawsuit was filed through his counsel at the Federal High Court, Lagos.

He is demanding N300 million in damages for his continuous detention without trial and being subjected to media trials.

Joined as respondents in his new lawsuit are the Nigeria Police Force, the Commissioner of Police Lagos State and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command.
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Court slams N4B against Sahara Reporters Over False Saraki Publications

 An Ilorin High Court judge, Justice Adeyinka Oyinloye on Wednesday slammed a N4 billion judgment against the publisher of popular online newspaper, Sahara Reporters, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, over series of stories published last year by the medium against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.

According to Reports, the judgment affected stories published by the online medium against Saraki between September and December of 2015.
 
The Senate President had, through his lawyer, Babatunde Olomu, asked for the intervention of the court following the publication of series of libellous stories against him by Sahara Reporters. Both Sowore and Sahara Reporters were joined as defendants in the suit marked as KWS/23/2017. 
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Pay your tax or go to jail, Osinbajo gives 9 month deadline to tax evaders .

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has offered nine months grace period to tax payers to regularise their tax status or face criminal prosecution for tax offences. .

Osinbajo gave the ultimatum in Abuja on Thursday at the inauguration of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDs).He said “The scheme will be operated from July 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. .
 
“It will be supported by an executive order, which I will sign into law today to offer a once in a life time opportunity to those in default to regularise their tax affairs. “In exchange for full and honest declaration, tax evaders will receive immunity from prosecution, forgiveness of penalty and interest that is due on unpaid taxes.
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Governor Udom's aide resigns After Being Appointed for 18 Months without an Office

A Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State on Electoral Matters (Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District), Barrister Chris Okorie has resigned his appointment.

According to reports, the aide, Barr. Okorie said since his appointment in December 2015, he was yet to be assigned roles commensurate with his office/pedigree and was not assigned office.

He said he was left redundant in his office, hence his resignation on June 28, 2017.
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FG begins yam exports to Europe, US (PHOTOS)

The Federal Government on Thursday began to export yams to Europe and the United States, as part of moves to diversify its oil-dependent economy and earn much-needed foreign exchange.

Agriculture minister AuduOgbeh flagged off the first consignment of the fibrous tuber from the port in the country's economic capital, Lagos.

"Oil and gas cannot employ millions of people just like agriculture so we must work hard to move from oil to earning foreign exchange from agriculture," he said on Wednesday.


Ogbeh told a news conference inspection charges on export produce would be reduced to encourage more overseas sales and greater competition.
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Meet Evan's lawyer, the one filing a lawsuit against the IG and others on behalf of the notorious kidnapper


Barrister Olukoya Ogungbeje pictured above is reportedly the lawyer that filed the Fundamental Humanrights lawsuit against Inspector General of Police Idris Ibrahim, Nigeria Police Force, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State Fatai Owoseni and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command, on behalf of Evans. (he's doing his job though)

Evans is asking the police to release him from detention or charge him to court. The case is yet to be assigned to a judge.

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Kidnapper Evans Reveals How Much He Has in His Bank Accounts (See Shocking Figures)

Billionaire kidnap kingpin, Evans, speaks on his escapade in the crime world with OLUWATOYIN MALIK and ADEWALE OSHODI.

Excerpts:

Who is Evans?

My name is Chukwudime Onwuamadike, but I am popularly known as Evans. I am known as George Iwuonba in Magodo, Frank in Ajao Estate. But in Ghana and South Africa, I was known as Evans. I am from Umudimu, Nnewi, Anambra State. I was born on April 29, 1981. I stopped schooling at JSS2.
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Drama: Lebanese Blocks Abuja Games Village Gate (Photo)

Residents of the popular Games Village Estate in Abuja have cried out over the blocking of their estate by Lebanese community in Abuja over development of a disputed land within the estate.

Secretary of the Games Village Residents Association, Jude Uze, confirmed the development to newsmen on Thursday.

His words: “Lebanese community said they have approval from the authorities to build a church inside the estate and we said no.”
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European Court sentences baby to death

A European Human Rights Court has given its verdict on a case of human rights that will compel a couple to allow their sick baby to die.

The parents of the baby Chris Gard and Connie Yates have been in a long legal battle to save their baby who is suffering from a serious genetic illness. According to reports, the baby is currently on life support while treatment options were being considered.
 
At 8 weeks old, Charlie was diagnosed with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome and is considered to be only one of 16 babies worldwide with this disease. His condition is progressive and currently incurable and eventually fatal.
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Indonesia Imposes Travel Ban On Trump's Business Partner

Indonesian authorities have imposed a travel ban on tycoon and politician Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building resorts to be managed by Trump hotels, over an investigation into allegations he threatened a prosecutor via a text message.
Tanoesoedibjo has been given a 20-day overseas travel ban starting on June 22 based on a request by Indonesian police's criminal investigation unit Agung Sampurno, a spokesman at the immigration directorate said on Wednesday.
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Naira To Further Improve Next Months - CBN

The Central Bank Of Nigeria, CBN, on Wednesday, remained optimism that the naira will further appreciate months to come and boost dollar supply by selling $195 million into various segment of the interbank foreign exchange market.

A breakdown of the intervention indicated that authorized dealers in the wholesale window segment received a $100 million offer from the Bank, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and invisibles windows were allocated $50 million and $45 million, respectively.
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Presidency Explains Why The Presidential Jet Has Remained Parked in London

The Presidency said the retention of the Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001, in London where President Muhammadu Buhari is currently receiving medical attention was borne out protocol, national security, diplomacy and prestige and 'parking fees do not exceed 1000 euros'.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Thursday.
Shehu said, “The Presidency is constrained to decry criticisms, mostly on social media, on the retention in London of the Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001 as mostly informed by lack of understanding of protocol around foreign trips by Heads of State all over the world
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Over 2000 PDP members defect to APC in Rivers

Over two thousand members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Degema local government area of Rivers state have defected to the main opposition party All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The defectors were welcomed on Monday, June 26, at Tombia, Degema local government area, during an empowerment programme.
On hand to welcome the defectors, Dr. Sokonte Davies, a chieftain of the APC in Rivers and a former member of the House of Representatives representing Degema/Bonny constituency, described APC as the only party that is capable of meeting the aspirations of Nigerians, The Nation reports. According to him, the APC is a party every member should be proud of, in view of its commitment to the people and abhorrence to violence.
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Sad: Man's Entire Family Wiped Out By Alleged Members of His Gang over Loot Sharing (graphic video)

According to the person who sent us this story, the sad incident happened somewhere in Ijebu Ode, the Alpha pictured below is alleged to be a leader of a gang and he is the one who does the preparation of charm for his members before they go on operations. The story has it, that they recently carried out an operation that raked in about N40m, which was entrusted into the hands of their leader (the Alpha) for sharing, but rather than sharing the money as agreed, the Alpha deposited the entire N40m into his account and invited members his gang for dinner where he poisoned and killed two members of the gang,   unfortunately for him one escaped and reported to others who returned to take revenge. 
Source says, the Alpha boasted that even if they killed him, they were not going to recover the money in his account that wife and children would enjoy the money when his gone, this angered his gang members and they decided to tie him up and murdered his wife and four children before killing him. 

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T.B. Joshua’s N10m Largesse Tears CDHR Apart

The ongoing crisis rocking one of Nigeria’s foremost civil society organisations, the Committee for Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, took a new turn after Lagos State chapter of the association disclosed that N10 million was allegedly donated to the association by founder of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations, Pastor T.B Joshua.

The State chapter added that the fund was allegedly donated by the cleric to CDHR through its President, Malachy Ugwumadu, and one Ade Ikuesan, to mobilize members to court whenever case on his collapsed six-storey building that allegedly led to death of over 100 Nigerians and foreigners at
Lagos State Corona Court is scheduled to hold.
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Jilted 25-year-old man kills boss, burns her body after she turned down his love proposal

A Zimbabwean domestic worker from Gweru has been arrested for allegedly killing and subsequently burning the body of his 68-year-old employer after she turned down his love proposal.

Emmanuel Sibanda (25) of Plot 50 Ruby Farm yesterday appeared before Gweru magistrate Mr Musaiona Shortgame facing a charge of murder.

Prosecuting, Mr Daniel Tapfuma told the court that on June 21, Sibanda had a misunderstanding with his employer Mrs Jerina Chipato after she turned down his love proposal.


“Sibanda went on to attack the now deceased by striking her once on her head with a dry log and she fell on the ground unconscious.
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Dead girl allegedly raised up by Reverend father Egwu Unummuo in Enugu state [see video]

According to reports, the young girl went to worship at Jesus And Mary Adoration Ministry Of The Holy Spirit, Amichi, where she is said to have fallen down and died on the spot.

Read as posted below:

"A young girl who came to worship at JESUS AND MARY ADORATION MINISTRY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT,AMICHI,was reported dead after she was hit by a demon,she fell down and died,Stewards kept her in the chapel while waiting for the adoration prayer to end so that Fr Egwu Umummuo will decide on what to do.

"But to my greatest surprise,just like in Jesus own days,Fr Egwu saw the lifeless body and told people around that he doesnt believe that the young girl is gone(dead). He started praying for the lifeless girl and she instantly came back to life. "PRAISE be to GOD ALMIGHTY for he is A MYSTERIOUS GOD.THANKS to GOD OF ADORATION for he is A MIRACULOUS GOD. All HONOUR and ADORATION to GOD of FR EGWU UMUMMUO.

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Newly married woman caught red-handed having sex with ex-boyfriend during honeymoon (Photos)

According to H-Metro, a Zimbabwean sex starved lady who couldn't control her quest for sex was caught red-handed bedding her ex-boyfriend during her honeymoon earlier this year. 

Kudzai Juliet Mudema, a former nurse in Gweru who got married to her husband Progress Walusi at Muzimukhulu Gardens in December 2016, was only two months into marriage before she cheated on him. 

During their honeymoon, it was reported that Kudzai was caught by her husband when she was having sex with her ex- boyfriend only identified as Lawrence.


In a leaked WhatsApp chats, obtained by H-Metro, the heartbroken Walusi with Kudzai's sister Gulez had a discussion on the infidelity matter.
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Two escaped Chibok schoolgirls meet President Donald Trump and Ivanka Trump at the White House



Joy Bishara , 20, and Lydia Pogu , 19, two of the Chibok schoolgirls who were able to escape from Boko Haram in 2014, met with US President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday, June 28. The duo and several other girls who escaped moved to the United States to complete school.
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Woman escapes death as car rams into her shop minutes after closing for the day




A woman escaped death by the whiskers on Wednesday, as a car rammed into her shop moments after she closed for the day. The incident happened at Okorie Street off Tetlow Road, Owerri in Imo state. The woman had just locked her shop and was on her way home when the incident happened. There was no casualty recorded fortunately. More photos below...
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Man Caught Trying To Steal A Piano Stripped, Flogged and Paraded Openly [photos]




A man caught while trying to steal a piano in Agudama, Bayelsa was stripped and paraded before giving public flogging. Do you support the openly flogging? More photos below...
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Wahala: LASU Lecturer’s Wife Delivers Baby For Her Bricklayer Lover (Photos)

The wife of a Lagos State University (LASU) lecturer, Mrs Kafayat Oyekunle, who revealed that she was pregnant for her bricklayer lover, Fatai Alimi has given birth to a baby girl for her lover.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that she was also living with Alimi as his wife in their one room apartment in Igando area of Lagos despite the comfort of the home of her embattled husband.
This was confirmed by Kafayat who said that her embattled husband has left them alone after he discovered that she was pregnant for her lover.

Fatai Alimi was arraigned in court for allegedly snatching her from her husband, Suraju Oyekunle in Lagos, Nigeria. The 36-year-old woman made the revelation when she went to the court to bail Alimi
from custody and met her embattled husband there.
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Man abandons his 3 year old child in the hospital

A father identified as Mr Alex Ajissi has abandoned his 3 year old daughter, Ozillia Alex-Ajissi, who got severely burnt in a kerosene explosion that claimed the life of her mother and brother at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH)

A Good Samaritan, Mrs. Theresa Etido-Umoren made her situation public after she noticed her while visiting her relation in the Intensive Care Unit of the UCTH.
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Notorious kidnapper, Evans sues IGP, three others over his continuous detention

Notorious kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, has filed a lawsuit against the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and three others at the Federal High Court in Lagos over his continuous detention.
 
Also joined in the lawsuit as respondents are Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command.
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South African Court Bars Schools From Promoting Christianity over other religions

A South African court has ruled that public education institutions cannot promote any one religion to the exclusion of others, saying to do so was a violation of the Schools Act, local media in South Africa are reporting.

The Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) had argued that it was in the interest of South Africa's democracy that public schools not be allowed to favour a specific religion.

OGOD asked the court to declare unconstitutional the religion policy of six public schools, accusing
them of favouring Christianity over other religions.
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The world first ATM Clocks 50 Years


  The world’s first Automated Teller Machine (ATM) on Tuesday June 27, 2017 clocked 50 years.

According to the Metro, the world’s first ATM was unveiled by Barclays at its Enfield branch in North London on June 27 1967. 
As a tribute to the golden anniversary, Barclays transformed the ATM at its Enfield branch into gold, added a commemorative plaque and placed a red carpet in front for its users.
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Update: killers of Bauchi blogger were hired by his scorned ex-girlfriend after he dumped her to marry another woman - Police

The Bauchi State Police Command has revealed that the suspected killers of blogger Abdulhakeem Bauchin Bauchi were hired by one of his girlfriends who felt betrayed following his intention to marry another woman.
It would be recalled that on March 12, 2017, Bauchin Bauchi was killed by unknown persons and his decomposing body was recovered three days later.[go here to read the story]
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Alleged photos of Zamfara State Governor, Yari's $1m US mansion, details of foreign accounts

SaharaReporters claims that Zamfara State governor, Abudal’aziz Abubakar Yari, bought a property in the United States for $950,000 two years after taking office.
The 2.1-acre property is located at 14800 Bowie Farm Court, Bowie Maryland (Zip code: MD 20721) has six full and two half bathrooms with a jacuzzi in the master bedroom.
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