The abductors arrived at Ihotu Park in order to board a car that would take them to Makurdi. They encountered the girl they had previously abducted and freed in exchange for a ransom there. They were even making use of a bag they had taken from the girl. One of the two who tried to flee was apprehended by the girl after she set off the alarm and stopped the other one. In the back of the car was a bag containing ghana must-go. It turned out to contain eleven million, precisely counted at the station. Soldiers and police arrived to save them just as mobs were about to set them on fire, according to the manager of the Ihotu park. The girl went to the station with them.

The commissioner received a call from the governor of Benue State, who expressed interest in the case. They are currently in Makurdi. The girl went with them. It turned out that another woman had also arrived at the station to verify that they were the ones who had abducted her.

A UniJos female fresh graduate was reported missing following a night out with her boyfriend Yoo. 

On Monday, March 6, 2024, a stunning young girl who had just graduated from the University of Jos, has been reported missing.

From what her friends have told me, 

“The woman was spotted at Varlaine Club around 8 p.m. with her new crush, a Y-hoo boy from Edo state, to celebrate her signing out—a custom that current students have adopted to mark the end of their formal exams at the university.”

It is been reported that the girl has been declared missing after hitting the club with the alleged Yah00 guy. Her number is unfortunately unreachable, and her closest friends are unaware of her whereabouts.

The location of the guy who took her out to the coub is unknown, but two of his friends were detained by the EFCC Kaduna State Command and will face charges when the time comes. 

We hope she emerges safe, sound, and healthy, as her friends and family pray.

FG pleads for time as matters of minimum wage declares indefinite strike from Monday.

The Federal Government has pleaded with Organised Labour to reconsider its decision to embark on an indefinite strike from tomorrow, June 3, 2024, in protest against the government’s refusal to raise the proposed minimum wage from N60,000.

The FG stressed that the interest of the masses should be the top priority of Organised Labour.

A 43-year-old Nigerian national was detained by police in Lilongwe, Mauritius, on suspicion of having 33 cocaine blisters in his possession.

Paul Chizetere Osuaha, the suspect, was taken into custody at Area 49 New Gulliver in the capital city on Friday, May 24, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m., according to Sub Inspector Foster Benjamin, deputy public relations officer for the Central West Region Police.

“The suspect was busted by the officers while he was selling the illegal drug at Pamowa, and they took him to his residence,” the police spokesperson stated. 

Following a search, 33 cocaine blisters and K1 million in cash were found; the authorities took immediate possession of them.

“In the meantime, Osuoha has been accused of possessing dangerous drugs without a license,” he continued. 

 Our sources tell us that he will be charged in court shortly. 

 Uzochukwu Davis Igboanugo, a 32-year-old doctor from Nigeria, tragically died in an automobile accident in the United States.

Three weeks ago, Uzochukwu met his untimely end while driving home from work. He was the son of well-known Igbo businessman Chief I.K.B. Igboanugo, founder of I.K.B Industries Limited.

A drunk driver who had fallen asleep at the wheel while speeding on the highway struck his son’s car, according to the distraught father, who confirmed the tragic news in a Facebook post on Monday, May 13, 2024.

His son was kind, bright, and gregarious, and he was described as a loving and vibrant individual by him.

Former First City Monument Bank manager Nwachukwu Placidus has been sentenced to 121 years in prison by Justice S. N. Odili of the Anambra State High Court in Onitsha, Anambra State.

Placidus was found guilty of using N112,100,000 of a customer’s fixed deposit funds for personal gain.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Zonal Command, arraigned Placidus on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, on 16-count charges of forgery, stealing, obtaining by false pretense, and uttering.

On Saturday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission announced this in a statement posted to its Facebook page.

Placidus, according to the statement, pleaded not guilty to the charges after hearing them read.

“During the trial, the EFCC, through its counsel, Mainforce Adaka Ekwu, presented four witnesses and several relevant documents, which were admitted as evidence.

“The court further ordered the convict to return the aforementioned amount to his victim, Idemili Microfinance Bank.”

As heavy rain demolish Suleja Prisons, 119 prisoners manage to escape

Following hours of intense rain on Wednesday night that partially damaged the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Suleja, Niger state, no fewer than 119 prisoners have managed to flee.

This was revealed in a statement released on Thursday morning by Adamu Duza, the spokesman for the Nigeria Correctional Service’s Federal Capital Territory Command (FCTCoS).

“The Medium Security Custodial Centre, Suleja, Niger state, as well as surrounding buildings have suffered havoc from a heavy downpour that lasted for several hours on Wednesday, April 24, 2024,” he said. “Part of the custodial facility, including its perimeter fence, has been destroyed, allowing a total of 118 inmates to escape from the facility.”

He claims that the Service immediately went into recapturing mode and, working with sister security agencies, was able to apprehend and hold 10 of the escaping inmates while actively pursuing the remaining ones.

Duza stated that the Service is making desperate attempts to ensure that all aging facilities make way for new ones, noting that the Service is cognizant of the fact that many of its facilities were constructed during the colonial era and are aging and weak.

Music Producer Napji calls out Davido over unpaid dues.

Napji states that he was paid 500,000 Naira each for producing ‘FEM’, ‘Jowo’, and ‘Sunlight’ off Davido’s 2020 album.
Napji who was credited as a producer on all three songs shared that he was yet to get his royalties and publishing while promising to share more information as he seeks to collect his royalties and publishing.

Kanayo O. Kanayo Praises Tinubu’s Efforts in Third Mainland Bridge Renovation.

Nollywood actor Kanayo O. Kanayo praised President Bola Tinubu’s administration for rebuilding the Third Mainland Bridge.

In a video that he posted on Instagram, he was expressing his admiration for the work done on the bridge. He underlined that the Third Mainland Bridge has never been in such good shape in all the years he has lived in Lagos.

The actor thanked President Tinubu for efficiently resolving the bridge’s chronic maintenance difficulties.

Cubana Chief Priest in trouble as EFCC Charges him to court for High-Profile Case.

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has filed charges against Pascal Okechukwu a.k.a Cubana Chief Priest, as a result of the alleged spraying and tempering with the naira notes at social events, which is against the central Bank Act 2007 provision.

The Socialite will be arraigned before Justice Kehinde Ogundare of the Federal High Court in Lagos today (Wed. April 17, 2024).

This is coming days after popular crossdresser Bobrisky a.k.a mummy of Logos was sentenced for the abuse of naira.

Davido speaks on collaboration with Rihanna

During recent interview, the singer stated how important it was for an afrobeat musician to have an American artist in their songs but it’s the opposite now.

He stated that he doesn’t have plans to pursue collaboration with any American artist besides Chris Brown. However, he speaks on his intentions on working with Rihanna after she admired his hit song “unavailable”.

“Aside from Chris brown , I’m not going to disturb myself for any other American collaboration. Rihanna said unavailable is her best song , so I’m waiting to work with her “.

Kano APC takes actions against Ganduje

Abdullahi Ganduje,  the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress has been suspended from the party by members of his ward , the Ganduje ward in Dawakin Tofa local government area of Kano state on Monday.

His suspension followed alleged corruption charges levelled against him by the state government.

Recall that the Kano High Court said Ganduje will be charged in court on April 17th for corruption-related offenses.
The state attorney general and commissioner of Justice , Haruna Dederi confirmed Ganduje and others, including his wife, will face charges of accepting bribes worth $413,000 and 1.38 billion naira. The charges stem from allegations that Ganduje took bribes and misused government funds.

Dederi emphasized the importance of accountability in government, stating that everyone, including those in power, will face consequences for their actions.

Michael Chidozie, a Nigerian bodybuilder living in the United States, passed away following several gunshot wounds from his spouse, Keaiirra Shavoiyae Chidozie.

On March 21, during a heated argument in front of their kids at their Houston home, Michael, 26, was shot and killed by his wife.

It was reported that Michael and his wife got into a heated argument that quickly got out of hand. She then pulled out a pistol and gave the bodybuilder several shots.

When police discovered him in a nearby parking lot clutching their two children, ages two and three, and his wife in a panic, he was taken to Ben Taub Hospital with gunshot wounds.

After the wife was taken into custody by a family member, police later arrested her and charged her for her involvement in the shooting.

After enduring life support for a while, Chidozie sustained a severe spinal injury and passed away from complications eighteen days later.

28-year-old Keaiirra was freed on bond and is scheduled to appear in court again on May 23.

Nigerian Army beat hotel manager to death in Abia, after their colleague drowned in swimming pool 

 According to SaharaReporters, some Nigerian Army personnel allegedly killed one of the managers of the Hotel Royal Damgrete in Umuahia, Abia State, where a Nigerian Air Force cadet reportedly drowned in the swimming pool.

The manager, identified as Achimugu James Etubi, was reportedly beaten to death by soldiers on Friday morning at the military barracks.

CDT Chidiebere, a NAF Tarmac Four cadet, reportedly died in the swimming pool on Tuesday.

Following the incident, the Nigerian Army, led by Major Inuwa, who was reportedly investigating the unfortunate incident, sent soldiers to the hotel swimming pool to beat four hotel employees who were summoned for questioning. Etubi died during this process.

Akwa Ibom Government Orders Exhumation of Late Abigail’s Body From River Niger. 

The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno, has ordered the exhumation of the late Make Up Artist Body Abigail Federick, who was buried on the banks of the River Niger due to her family’s inability to pay the 150,000 demanded for R!tual to the River goddess.

Mr. Akaniyene Tommey, Chairman of the Eket Local Government Transition Committee, informed the family during his condolence visit.

According to him, “His Excellency, Governor Umo Eno has directed that her body be returned to her family for a proper and dignified burial because the government was not informed of the circumstances that led to her quick burial.”