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Saturday, February 18, 2017

NEWS: Nigerian Police Arrest Primary School Students For Not Doing Homework

Yes, this actually happened.

According to a post by Facebook user Nkem Beluchi, the administrators of Early Dew Montessori Primary School in GRA Enugu thought it was such a great idea to call the police on a bunch of 4 to 7 years who failed to complete their assignments.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Buhari is Fine; We spoke and he made jokes. - Saraki meets Buhari in London

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who met with President Buhari in London yesterday, say there is no cause for alarm over the president’s health. In a statement released on his Facebook page, Saraki said the president he met yesterday was healthy, witty and himself. Read the statement below:

"Myself, Rt Honorable Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and leader of Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan paid a visit to President Buhari in Abuja House in London. We were delighted to see that President Buhari is doing well, was cheerful and in good spirits. The president I saw today is healthy, witty and himself. The presiden’ts absence and imminent return shows that there is no vacuum in government and our system of democracy is working with all organs of government fulfilling their mandate. And let me use the time tested cliché, there is no cause for alarm!"
Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki President of Senate and Chairman National Assembly

White House Shares Discussion Trump Had With Buhari [LIB]


The white house has shared the readout of President Donald Trump’s call with President Buhari last week. The readout which was shared on the white house website reads;
"President Donald J. Trump spoke this week with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria to discuss the strong cooperation between the United States and Nigeria, including on shared security, economic, and governance priorities.
President Trump underscored the importance the United States places on its relationship with Nigeria, and he expressed interest in working with President Buhari to expand the strong partnership.  The leaders agreed to continue close coordination and cooperation in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria and worldwide.  President Trump expressed support for the sale of aircraft from the United States to support Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram.  President Trump thanked President Buhari for the leadership he has exercised in the region and emphasized the importance of a strong, secure, and prosperous Nigeria that continues to lead in the region and in international forums".!

LOL. Olubadan Poses with His Queens While On UK Vacation.

This is a another photo of 88-year old Olubadan of Ibadanland, HRH, Saliu Ambali Adetunji and his two oloris all the way in London! Olubadan is definitely enjoying his UK vacation.

Friday, February 10, 2017

BREAKING: Lagos State Release Photos of Buses To Replace DANFOs

LASG earlier announced it was scrapping Danfos for a better model. It has released photos of the replacements.
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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Nigerian Army Arrests Soldiers Who Brutalized Cripple; Apologize To Nigerians

The Nigerian Army has said that it has arrested the soldiers that brutalised a physically challenged man in Onitsha.
A statement by Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, Director, Army Public Relations, said that the two soldiers have been charge for assault by their Commanding Officer.
In a video that surfaced online yesterday, the two soldiers were seen dragging and hitting the physically challenged man with sticks after throwing away his wheelchair.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

VIDEO: Soldiers Beat Up Crippled Man For Wearing Army Camo

According to Facebook user, Ifeanyichukwu Emmanuel who shared the video, the soldiers flogged and brutalized the crippled man for wearing a camouflage. The incident occurred yesterday at New market road, Onitsha. Watch the video after the cut.

BREAKING: Acting President Osinbajo sends Onnoghen's Name to Senate for Confirmation as Chief Justice of Nigeria




With just two days left to the expiration of the tenure of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, acting President Yemi Osinbajo tuesday transmitted his name to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive CJN.
Confirming this tuesday, a source close to the Office of the Senate President, said Senate President Bukola Saraki received the letter yesterday, requesting the upper chamber to screen and confirm Justice Onnoghen, a Cross River State indigene, as the substantive CJN.
Also, a ranking senator speaking on the condition of anonymity, said he was aware that the acting president had transmitted Justice Onnoghen’s name to the Senate for confirmation.

Court Seizes Ozekhome's N75 million paid by Fayose on EFCC request



Federal High Court judge sitting in Lagos has frozen the bank account of a prominent Lagos-based human rights lawyer Mike Ozekhome SAN. The court  Nigeria today ordered temporary forfeiture of the sum of N75 million discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in his account domiciled with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).
The presiding Judge Abdulaziz Anka gave the order while delivering a ruling in a motion filed by the anti-graft agency seeking that Ozekhome's account be temporarily frozen on the ground that the sum of N75 million deposited in his account on December 15, 2016, was suspected to be a proceed of crime.

Nigerian Police display N111 million cash bribe by Wike to INEC Officials [Sahara Reporters]



The Nigeria Police Force today displayed a cash haul of N111 million it said was recovered from officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who were arrested for allegedly receiving bribes to rig the December 10, 2016 Rivers State re-run election in the legislature.
The Police Investigative Panel led by a Commissioner of Police detailed how Governor Nyesom Wike gave a sum of N360 million as bribes to about 23 of the electoral officials, three of whom collected their share from the governor personally at the State Government House.