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National Security: Nigerian Army launches “Operation Positive Identification” in North East

The Nigerian Army Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) has launched “Operation Positive Identification” against the fleeing Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the North East.   The Deputy Director, Army Public Relation, OPLD, Col. Ado Isa, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, September 21st urging the public to always carry valid means of identification when moving or passing through Adamawa, Borno ...

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Suspected serial scammer posing as Ned Nwoko’s son on social media arrested in Rivers state (photo)

21-year-old suspected serial scammer, Emmanuel O. Israel, pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Delta state police command, has been arrested by men of the Delta state police command for posng as ”Ned Nwoko Jnr”, the supposed son of billionaire businessman and husband of actress Regina Daniels, Ned Nwoko.   Israel who was operating with the fake name, Emzy Ned ...

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Eight suspects arrested over cult clash at Itire

Eight suspected cultists linked to a clash at a hotel in Itire area of Lagos state have been arrested by the Lagos state police.   The clash occurred after a heated argument ensued between members of Eiye and Aiye Confraternity at the drinking joint of Chukwuma hotel. The hotel was set ablaze by the cultists as a rival gang member identified as Aliu Lamidi ...

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Theme park company reportedly paying couples $600 to lie in a coffin for 30 hours for Halloween (video)

Six Flags, a theme park company, is reportedly offering couples $600 to spend 30 hours in a coffin.   Fright Fest is a spooky event thrown by the theme park company to commemorate Halloween and as part of the annual tradition, Six Flags is continuing to ask customers to try scary challenges.   According to Fox 29 Philadelphia, for this year, Six Flags is doing ...

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Forgive Sowore and help him if you can – Goodluck Jonathan tells Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri stated that former President Goodluck Jonathan has asked him to forgive publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, in the wake of the treasonable felony charges filed against him by the Buhari-led government.   Recall that yesterday, Reno did a thread on Twitter reminding Nigerians of how Sowore reportedly attacked and insulted Jonathan when he was in power.   According to Reno, ...

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Prophet arrested for masturbating while conducting spiritual cleansing on a lady in Lagos (photo)

The Lagos state police command have arrested a prophet identified as David Daniel after he began masturbating while conducting spiritual cleansing on a woman in the Ejigbo area of the state.   A statement from the command’s spokesperson, Bala Elkana, said the prophet had accosted the victim, Joy Muriyaro, at her shop and claimed that he saw in a vision that ...

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Desperation to have a male child made me steal a 2-month-old baby – Arrested suspect

The Ekiti State Police Command on Saturday September 21, arrested a 39-year-old woman Mercy Momoh for stealing a 2-month-old baby.   The baby was stolen from his mother Funmilayo Sunday on Friday September 20, after being tricked into following Momoh to Ekiti State Secretariat under the guise of getting some relief materials being given by government to flood victims.   Momoh fled with the baby ...

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Atiku to file 70-point appeal at the Supreme Court against tribunal ruling

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general election, really means business to overturn the verdict of the Presidential Elections Petitions Tribunal, PEPT, that confirmed President Buhari’s re-election.   According to a report by Thisdaylive.com, lawyers of Atiku have concluded plans to file a 70-point appeal at the Supreme Court on Monday, September ...

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Woman arrested for selling bread baked with pig feed

The Ghanaian police has arrested a 52-year-old woman, Akosua Dwamena for allegedly using Pig feed to bake wheat bread at Obomeng in Kwahu South District of the Eastern Region.   The District Environmental Health Officer of the area, Welbeck Afevia Dzidza confirmed the arrest of the woman on Saturday evening and he also revealed that she has been in the act for 25 ...

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6-year-old girl handcuffed and arrested after she kicked a school staff member (video)

A 6-year-old Florida schoolgirl was handcuffed and arrested after she kicked a school staff member and this has led to an outrage.   The child, named Kaia, who suffers from sleep apnea, was arrested, cuffed and fingerprinted after she threw a kicking tantrum in her Orlando elementary school class. She was then charged with battery.   “She was charged with ...

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Tekashi 6ix9ine reportedly released from federal prison

Daniel Hernandez, known professionally as Tekashi 6ix9ine, has reportedly been released from federal prison but his whereabouts is currently unknown, according to reports.   According to current government records, Tekashi was released from federal prison on Saturday, September 21. A screenshot of his status based on the Bureau of Prison’s website has been shared online.     A recent photo has ...

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‘Star Trek’ Star Aron Eisenberg dead at 50

Aron Eisenberg,  who played Nog from the Star Trek spin-off “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” is dead as confirmed by his widow.   Though the cause of Eisenberg’s death was not revealed, he was said to have died at the age of 50.   “He was an intelligent, humble, funny, emphatic soul,” Eisenberg’s wife Malíssa Longo posted on Facebook. “There will never ...

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Baby selling syndicate busted in Lagos, a week old baby recovered (photos)

A baby selling syndicate operating in the Ejigbo area in Lagos state have been bursted by the state police command.   Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command, in a statement released today Sunday September 22nd, says on August 26th at about 3.30pm, a police officer attached to the Motor traffic Division  of Ejigbo Police Division while controlling  traffic ...

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President Buhari departs Abuja for New York ahead of the 74th Session of United Nations general Assembly (photos)

President Buhari this afternoon departed Abuja for New York, USA ahead of the 74th Session of United Nations general Assembly. He is accompanied by the governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state.   The President’s participation at this year’s gathering of world leaders is particularly significant as it coincides with Nigeria’s Presidency of UNGA. Recall that on June 4, ...

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Kidnapped Oyo ASUP leaders, others regain freedom after payment of N5 million ransom

The kidnapped members of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Oyo State College of Agriculture and Technology Igbo-ora have regained their freedom.   The five lecturers who were kidnapped on their way from the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of unions in all the six Oyo state owned tertiary institutions which was held at Oke-Ogun Polytechnic in Saki on Thursday September 19, regained their ...

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Nigerian mum shares her heartwarming encounter with Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, onboard a US-bound flight

A Nigerian nursing mother was left in awe as she received a warm reception from the Minister of Foreign affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, onboard a US-bound flight last night.   Oluwayimika Kuye shared the story of how the Minister was so helpful as he played with her one year old son and carried him throughout the flight so she could have some rest.   According ...

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Tribunal orders election re-run in 22 polling units in Kaduna State after it sacked Morondia Tanko of PDP

The National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Kaduna state, on Saturday, September 21st ordered a re-run in 22 polling units of Kagarko State Assembly Constituency, after it sacked Morondia Tanko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the Assembly lawmaker.   Nuhu Shadalafiya former deputy Speaker of the State Assembly and candidate of the All Progressives ...

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Who is afraid of VP Yemi Osinbajo? – Dele Momodu writes

Dele Momodu in his article this week writes about what he describes as ‘the systematic and instalmental, harassment, intimidation, degradation and denudation of our dear beloved Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo’.   See his full piece below…. Fellow Nigerians, please allow me to quickly apologise for not concluding the series I started last week on the importance of celebrity journalism, ...

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