Daily Archives: September 30, 2020

Graphic: Okada man reportedly forced into a bush in Abia and brutally hacked by two men in military uniform

Two unknown men in military uniform reportedly unleashed a vicious attack on a commercial motorcyclist in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State.  According to a report posted by an eyewitness on Facebook on Tuesday, September 29, the incident happened last Friday. It was gathered that the Okada rider picked the uniformed men at Leru junction, Umuchieze,…

FG lifts ban on Emirates Airlines as UAE agrees to begin issuing visas to Nigerians

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria. This development comes after the United Arab Emirates UAE agreed to start issuing visas to Nigerians. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the decision to lift the ban on the airline via his Twitter handle this afternoon, Wednesday, September 30. “UAE has written…

Soldier dismissed and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for defiling 13-year-old girl

The Seven Division of General Court Martial of Operation Lafiya Dole has dismissed and sentenced a corporal to five years imprisonment for assaulting and defiling a 13-year-old girl. Aliyu Yakubu was said to have committed the offence on July 1, 2018 while serving in 202 Battalion in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. He was accused of having carnal…

There will be no protest in Lagos on October 1 – Lagos Police ban rallies and protests

The Lagos state police command has issued a ban on rallies and protests in the state ahead of the October 1 Independence Day celebration.  Reading the riot act during a security meeting with the Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Heads of Department at the conference room of the Lagos State Police Headquarters in GRA, Ikeja on Wednesday September…

Police declare former Minister, Kenneth Gbagi declared wanted over hotel staff who were assaulted and stripped naked

Former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has been declared wanted by the police over his hotel staff who were allegedly assaulted and stripped naked over a missing money.  In a statement released by the Delta state police spokesperson DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, Gbagi was accused of refusing to honor several police invitations. The statement read;  “Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi…

Nigerian woman suffers serious injuries after her older brother allegedly brutalized her over their father’s property in Enugu (photo)

A 59-year-old Nigerian woman simply identified as Maureen is currently writhing in pain after her brother allegedly attacked her over their father’s property in Enugu state. Human rights group, Women’s Aid Collective WACOL, who shared the story online, said the victim said their late father left the said property in her custody and made her promise to…