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June, 2017


Can You Believe the Age of This Woman

photo of a 63-year-old  grandmother is going viral for her youthful appearance. It has been retweeted 24,000 times and had 98,000 likes A man a named Chavo Lotti tweeted  a photo of the woman, writing, “My grandma turned 63 yesterday,”

Vice Principal bags life jail for raping 12-year-old pupil

An Ekiti State High Court has sentenced former Vice Principal of St. Mary’s Girls Grammar School, Ikole-Ekiti, Taiwo Ajayi, to life imprisonment for raping a 12-year-old student (name withheld). The court sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, found Ajayi guilty of raping a minor contrary to Section 31(2) of the Child Rights Law of Ekiti State 2012. The convict was the Vice Principal (Academics) at the time he committed the offence on March 18, 2014. Ajayi lured the girl into his office, locked the door from behind and raped herRead More

Delta woman baths 17-year-old girl with acid for snatching her husband ‘in dream’

The Police in Okpanam Community, Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State have arrested a jealous wife, Mrs. Stella Ifeoma Agbo for allegedly bathing a 17-year-old girl, Miss Judith John Paul with acid. She accused the victim of snatching her hubby in the dream, DAILY POST learnt. A Police Source within the Okpanam Police Station who craved anonymity confirmed the attack. The Police Source stated that the suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded. He revealed stated Judith, who suffered severe burns from theRead More

Why PDP chieftains are planning one-million-man march against my govt — Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has claimed that the planned one-million-man march against his government on July 3 was because he “does not share money,” for people in the state. Okorocha’s claim was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo and issued to newsmen in Owerri, the state capital, on Wednesday. The governor accused the former Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Kelechi Nwagwu of being behind the alleged march. The statement reads, “This is to bring to the knowledge of the generalRead More

Bolt holds on to win 100 metres at final Golden Spike

Usain Bolt overcame a slow start to win the 100 metres at the Ostrava Golden Spike meeting on Wednesday, as he gears up for a final world championships in London this summer. In his second 100m outing of his final season, the Jamaican was slow out of the blocks. But jumped ahead before the halfway point to finish in a time of 10.06 seconds, just edging Yunier Perez of Cuba, who ran a personal best 10.09 seconds. Bolt, who has eight Olympic golds and 13 world championship medals, will retireRead More

Ronaldo exits Confederation Cup to meet newborn twins

Portugal’s superstar captain Cristiano Ronaldo revealed Thursday he will not play in the Confederations Cup third-place match this weekend as he will finally meet his newborn twin boys. Hours after Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat to Chile in a penalty shoot-out in Kazan, Ronaldo said he had been given permission to miss the play-off in Moscow, against either Germany or Mexico, to meet his new arrivals. Ronaldo, 32, is believed to have fathered the twins with a surrogate mother in the United States and already has a seven-year-old son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jnr,Read More

Parents, relatives of kidnapped Lagos students resort to prayers

Parents and relatives of the kidnapped students of Lagos Model School, Epe, on Wednesday said they had resorted to prayers following prolonged abduction of their kids by kidnappers. Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES on Wednesday, a relative of one of the kids who declined to be named, said government’s inability to rescue the kids is worrisome. She however explained that many of the parents had resorted to prayers since all efforts to secure the release of the kids so far have yielded no result. Earlier, the parents had told PREMIUM TIMESRead More

Photo: Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin, Evans’ Lawyer Revealed, Claims He Loves ‘Unpopular Cases’

Just when Nigerians thought no lawyer will step out to defend notorious billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Voice Olukoya Ogungbeje has proven an exception. Ogungbeje, who heads Lawflex Chambers and is the Chairman of Voice Vanguard, grabbed the headlines on Wednesday when he filed a fundamental rights suit on behalf of Evans, dragging the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over Evans alleged illegal detention. Joined as respondents are the Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police Lagos State, and the SpecialRead More

Lagos pupil expelled for putting acid in classmate’s bottle

A Junior Secondary School pupil I of the Lekki British International School, Lekki, Lagos, has been expelled for allegedly putting sulphuric acid and ethanol in the water bottle of his classmate. PUNCH Metro gathered that the 12-year-old was envious of the 11-year-old female classmate, who had beaten him to the first position in the first and second terms. The incident happened around 1.30pm on Wednesday, June 14. The school was planning for the third term exam when the 12-year-old allegedly sneaked into the school’s laboratory and stole the acid andRead More

Vietnam blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ jailed for 10 years

prominent Vietnamese blogger known as ‘Mother Mushroom’ was jailed for 10 years on Thursday, her lawyer said, during a brief trial rights groups decried as “outrageous”. Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, whose pen name derives from her daughter’s nickname “mushroom”, was arrested in October 2016 and later charged with anti-state propaganda over critical Facebook posts about politics and the environment. Vietnam’s one-party state keeps a tight clamp on dissent and routinely jails activists, bloggers and lawyers who speak out against the communist regime. The 37-year-old blogger faced a maximum of 12Read More

After a Gallant Battle, Gov Suntai Passes

After a five-year battle with the injuries he sustained in a plane crash, former Taraba State governor, Mr. Dambaba Danfulani Suntai, died wednesday at his home in Orlando, Florida in the United States, where he was undergoing rehabilitation. The former governor, who flew the light plane that crashed on October 25, 2012, never fully recovered from the accident. Mr. Emmanuel Bello, a former Commissioner for Information in the state, broke the news of the death. He became governor of Taraba State in 2007 and was sworn-in again on May 29,Read More

In fresh suit, Evans demands N300m damages from IGP, 3 others

Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike( a.k.a. Evans), has again dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over his alleged illegal detention. In the new suit filed, on Thursday, Evans is claiming N300 million as general and exemplary damages against the police for alleged illegal detention and unconstitutional media trial. Joined as respondents in his new originating motion are the Nigeria Police Force, the  Commissioner of Police Lagos State and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. Evans had on JuneRead More

Trump hosts two Chibok girls at White House

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, who escaped from Boko Haram in 2014, recently graduated from Canyonville Christian Academy in Oregon in February 2017. The girls, who were being sponsored by the Jubilee Campaign, a human rights group in Virginia, have gone on to open a Gofundmeaccount to raise money for their university education at  Southeastern University in Florida. “Hello our names are Lydia Pogu and Joy Bishara. We are 2 of the girls that escaped the Boko Haram who attack our school in Chibok, Nigeria,” the duo said via GoFundme. “We finally achievedRead More

Buhari on life support, says Fayose, APC disagrees

Ekiti helmsman declares president needs miracle to survive • Party demands evidence of claim, can’t explain health status Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday disclosed that the health situation of President Muhammadu Buhari has worsened, and that he has been on life support since June 6 at a West-End, London hospital. The governor, who said Buhari would need a miracle from God to survive his current predicament, admonished those he described as “cabal” in the presidency to allow the president resign to prevent the country from an avoidable crisis. AtRead More

Nigerian Man Declared as Britain’s Most Dangerous Prisoner (Photo)

Michael Adebolajo, one of the suspects who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby, has been declared as the most dangerous British prisoner, according a new report. Daily Post reported that Mirror UK said the 31-year-old has been described by a prison officer as “violent, unpredictable and a major danger to other prisoners”, due to his ability to radicalise other inmates. A number of inmates have been converted into Adebolajo’s extremist version of Islam and have vowed to become Jihadis when they are eventually freed. “Adebolajo spends most of his waking hours preachingRead More

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Ends Due To Lack Of Sponsorship

Popular TV Quiz gameshow, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire will be going on a temporary hiatus, due to a lack of sponsorship. The show, which was popular for its educative quizzes, hit the airwaves around 2004, will be going on break because their biggest sponsor, MTN Nigeria had just pulled out. This recent development was announced by the show’s anchor and popular comedian, Frank Edoho at the end of the 13th season yesterday and it wouldn’t be back until they can secure a new sponsor. Below is the formalRead More

Worker claims she was sacked for not wearing a bra

A UK bar worker claims she was fired for not wearing a bra to work. Hailing from Yorkshire, 22-year-old Kate Hanna was serving drinks at Californian-themed bar Bird and Beer in Beverley when she claims she was told to go home by management. Although, managing staff argued she was not dismissed for going bra-less. Once home, Ms Hanna posted an image of herself in the grey t-shirt she claims was wearing at work before posting it to social media to prove what she wasn’t wearing was offensive. The image wasRead More

Fayose: Buhari’s Govt. Divided Nigeria, Made Nnamdi Kanu Popular

The Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose,  has said that the present government as led by President Muhammadu Buhari, has divided the country more than ever before. He was saying this during an interview with Premium Times, adding that by arresting and detaining Nnamdi Kanu, they made him more popular than he was before. “It is no doubt that (Nnamdi) Kanu is representing the interest of the younger generation of Igbo. Instead of fighting him, they should release them and invite him for a dialogue,” Fayose said. “His struggle has becomeRead More

“Buhari Should Talk To Us In English,” Ohanaeze Ndigbo Blasts Buhari For Addressing Nigerians In Hausa

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan Igbo socio-political organisation, has expressed its dissapointment in the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari after his Hausa voice note to Nigerians. The group while beratting the president for addressing the nation in Hausa language noted that the president has brought the nation to yet another low standard. In its statement signed by the publicity secretary of the group, Chuks Ibegbu, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo noted that Nigeria has descended to the level of a ‘Banana Republic’. The statement comes on the heels of the president’s Sallah messageRead More

Pastor Paul Adefarasin speaks on fire at House on the Rock building in Abuja

The Senior Pastor of all House on the Rock Churches, Paul Adefarasin, has spoken for the first time, after the church. The incident happened on Sunday, after the mid-year thanksgiving service and was eventually contained by men from the Fire Service. In a statement  the cleric thanked those who responded to the inferno and called for calm. “A fire incident occurred at about 2 pm on Sunday 25, June 2017 at the facilities used by the Abuja daughter church of the House On The Rock. “We remain profusely grateful toRead More

3 years of Emir Sanusi’s eventful reign

On June 8, 2017, the 14th Kano Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi ll, clocked three years on the throne, having assumed office on June 8, 2014, two days after the demise of Emir Ado Bayero. Shortly after he assumed office, the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) made it clear that his grandfather, the late Emir Sanusi would be his role model. Since then, his leadership style has been seen by many people, including members of the royal family and other traditional rulers, as strange to the Kano Emirate.Read More

It was not Buhari that spoke in the audio-Femi Fani- Kayode

Chief Femi -Kayode former minister of aviation an a chieftain of Peoples Democratic in a tweet Sunday said it was not Buhari that spoke in the audio released Sunday. He added that it was insulting for the President to address the nation in Hausa language. In an audio message released Sunday the President who has been in London for medical follow up addressed the nation in Hausa wishing Nigerians happy Eid-El-Fitr. The tweet:  

For Speaking In Hausa Language to Nigerians Buhari You Are A Sectional Leader. Reno Omokri

The former Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan  Pastor Reno Omokri has queried why President Buhari should use a sectional language to address Nigerians. In a series of tweets he said it was better for the President to have kept quiet than for him to have spoken thereby erasing any doubt that he is a sectional leader. According to him President Buhari is President of Nigeria. He is not the President of only those who can speak and understand Hausa. Saying it is outrageous. It will be recalled that anRead More

Cameroun out from Confederations cup

Germany beat Cameroun 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup in what was a convincing win. Goals from Demirbay and a brace from Werner ensured that the Germans eased into the semi-finals to face Mexico on Wednesday while Portugal faces Chile on Thursday. The win means, in his 150th match in charge, Joachim Low has now reached a century of victories with Germany.

Photos: Osinbanjo hosts Muslim leaders on Eid-El-Fitr

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, host Muslim faithfuls, and religious leaders to the 2017 Eid-El-Fitr Celebration (Sallah) which took place in his official residence at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, 25th June 2017. PHOTOS: NOVO ISIORO

Femi Fani-Kayode: Nigeria – free nation or conquered vassal state?

“I freed a thousand slaves. I could have freed a thousand more if only they knew they were slaves”- Harriet Tubman How can anyone describe Nigeria as a free nation when Sheik Othman Dan Fodio, the hero of the core Muslim north, the father of the Fulani Caliphate and the first Mahdi of Nigeria once said, “Allah has bestowed on me and my people the historic duty to spread the holy faith of the Prophet throughout the Caliphate and convert these pagans. If they refuse to accept Allah and hisRead More

20-year-old Nigerian student breaks academic record in Poland, graduates with 5.0 CGPA

A young Nigerian, Olukayode Mobolaji Oluwasona, has made academic history in far away Poland after he graduated with a Cummulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 5.0 in Computer Technology from the University of Computer Sciences and Skills, Lodz, Poland. Before his journey to Poland, Oluwasona, 20, was leading in first class from his first semester in 200-level programme in Babcock. It was gathered that this was under a special degree exchange programme arranged by Babcock University with the University of Computer Sciences and Skills in Lodz, Poland, where they remainedRead More

Federer claims ninth Halle Open title

Roger Federer  has defeated Germany’s Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 to win the Gerry Weber Open for a record ninth time yesterday.   The Swiss player became the oldest winner of the grass-court tournament at At 35. Playing in his 140th career final, Federer saved the only break point he faced and converted four of his eight opportunities to clinch his 92nd career title in 53 minutes.  ‘I played unbelievably well. I felt good and never let up,’ said Federer, who dropped just nine points on his serve. ‘It was my best gameRead More

I still iron my wife’s clothes — Adeboye

The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church Of God Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye in a Facebook post stated that he still irons his wife`s clothe. Adding that a true leader should always be ready to serve even when no one can see you. The post:

Herdsmen attacks: probe source of weapons-Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Saad Abubakar, has advised the Federal Government to probe the sources of weapons used by herdsmen accused of attacking Nigerian communities. Abubakar’s advice is contained in his Eid-el Fitr message delivered on Sunday in Sokoto. “Real herdsmen do not carry guns; they only move with their cows and sticks. “There could be bad eggs among the Fulani, but those carrying arms and perpetrating heinous killings are not herdsmen. “Those carrying arms are criminals and should be treated as such. “Government should probe the sources ofRead More

N10m Prize, New Car, N250m Deal & More: 19-year-old Singer Crowned the GCGT Season 7 Winner (Photos)

After weeks of scooping talents from across the country and the rigorous talent competitions, the seventh season of God’s Children Great Talent (GCGT) came to a conclusion last night as a 19-year-old girl emerged winner. Nineteen-year-old singer, Miss Esther Benyeogo, has emerged winner of the God’s Children Great Talent Season 7, carting away N250m management deal, N10m cash and a brand new car. The GCGT Grand Finale held on Saturday at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. GCGT is a Christian talent competition that beganRead More

AUDIO: At Last, Presidency Releases Buhari’s Voice Message To Dismiss Reports Of Speech Impairment

Following reports that the Nigeria’s President Mohammadu Buhari has suffered speech impairment. The Presidency has released President’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment. There have been recent reports that the President was suffering from speech impairment and memory loss. However, in the recording, aired on Sunday by some radio stations, including the BBC, the President was heard felicitating with Nigerians on the occassion of Eid-el Fitr. Mr. Buhari thanked them for their consistent prayers for his well-being. The President also urged allRead More

Dino Melaye Hires Mike Ozekhome To Stop His Recall by Voters In Court

Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West Senatorial district has filed a lawsuit at the Federal high Court in Abuja seeking a court injunction to halt his recall from the Senate. According to SaharaReporters sources, a panic-stricken Melaye had been shopping for a judge in the last 48 hours that could grant an injunction to halt the process after word reached him that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was meeting to decide on an appropriate response to the submission of more 188,000 signatures to their headquarters on Wednesday from hisRead More

Police Under Pressure to Release Kidnapper Evans

The Police have revealed they are under pressure to release kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Evans was arrested two weeks ago at his mansion at Magodo Estate, Lagos. The notorious kidnapper has been on the police wanted list for over seven years. Acting Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Galadanshi Dasuki, while addressing newsmen on Saturday at the Command Headquarters in Ikeja, said they will not release Evans, despite calls from different quarters to do so. Buhari warns Nigeria to stop making reckless statements “Evans has been a kidnapper forRead More

Messi at 30 twitter war on who is the greatest-Ronaldo fans gatecrash

A tweet captioned ‘The greatest?’ from the official Champions League account has caused plenty of rival fans to weigh in with their opinion The official Champions League account wished Lionel Messi a happy birthday on Saturday as he turned 30, but were probably not expecting a backlash on Twitter. Their caption asking if he is “the greatest” caused Cristiano Ronaldo fans to get involved, with them being quick to salute the Real Madrid attacker. Some Barcelona and Messi fans said that there was no need for a question mark in the tweet, but theseRead More

Barcelona Superstar Confirms Relationship With Brazilian Model Is Over

​Barcelona superstar Neymar plays for one of the best clubs in the world, is captain of his national team and had a drop-dead gorgeous girlfriend of several years that most guys would love to been seen out and about with. Well, now it turns out the latter of those three is no more after Neymar revealed that he had split with long-term WAG Bruna Marquezine. Speaking briefly about the break-up on Thursday (via 101Great Goals) during an appearance at his Neymar Institute in Sao Paulo, Neymar explained that the couple hadRead More

Johnny Depp Apologizes for Donald Trump Assassination Joke

Johnny Depp is apologizing for joking about assassinating President Donald Trump. “It did not come out as intended, and I intended no malice,” Depp’s apology read, TMZ reports. “I was only trying to amuse, not to harm anyone.” As previously reported, the Pirates of the Caribbean actor, 54, quipped “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” during the Glastonbury Festival on Thursday, June 22. The actor was introducing his 2004 film The Libertine at a drive-in movie theater when he started talking about Trump, 71. “I thinkRead More

Varsity lecturer dismissed for altering results

The Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, said it had dismissed a lecturer (names withheld), for altering students’ results. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sokoto on Saturday but declined to mention the affected lecturer’s full details. Zuru said “that management of the university took that drastic action to serve as a deterrent to others. “The action is to remind academic and non-academic staffers of what might happen if they try such an act. “We will not hesitate to wield the big stick onRead More

Hoodlums Kill Popular Preacher, Chop-off Another Man’s Left Buttock for Telling Them to Repent in Akwa Ibom

A group of armed men in Ife, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, have killed a popular preacher, and chopped off another man’s left buttock. A local preacher popularly known as Nnamani, has been sent to his early grave in bizarre way after a group of armed men in Ife, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, killed him, and also shot and chopped off one Sunday Akpan’s left buttock. According to a report by Punch newspaper, the village hooligans had threatened few days earlierRead More

“Evans’ Escaped Victim Is In More Danger,” Police Reacts To Claim

Following the arrest of billionaire kidnap kingpin and criminal mastermind, Evans, sources close to one of his victims, Chief Dona Dunu who escaped custody after paying N150 million as ransom has cried out that the victim’s life is in more danger. According to a source close to the kidnap kingpin’s victim, men of the Nigerian police have failed to provide him with security after he escaped from Evans’. The source close to the victim said: “Our brother not only narrated how he heard the voice of one of his workersRead More

Dino Melaye Goes To Court To Stop Recall

Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West Senatorial district has filed a lawsuit at the Federal high Court in Abuja seeking a court injunction to halt his recall from the Senate. On Thursday INEC issued a statement notifying the public that it will be verifying the signatures on July 3rd 2017. The commission also wrote to Melaye notifying him of the official commencement of the recall exercise. Mr. Melaye’s lawyers today filed a 33-page legal argument seeking to obtain injunctive reliefs from the court. The application was accompanied by an affidavitRead More

#Freeevans: Nigerians’ Warped Sense Of Judgement

The infamous kidnapper was caught two weeks ago. We are alarmed by the ransom figures. One million dollars is a lot of money! And as the story goes, he got that sum twice – from two different kidnaps! This is a man with little education. When he was a driver, he stole from different employers. I heard he took off with N350,000 when one of his employers left him in the car to attend to a meeting. After hovering around the East, his audacity led him back to Lagos whereRead More

“Any Attempt To Arrest Arewa Youths Will Lead To War” – Northern Elders Warn Buhari”

A Northern elder statesman, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has warned the federal government against its proposed move to arrest the Arewa youth following the issuance of a 3-month quit ultimatum to the Igbo living in the north. Dr. Junaid Mohammed while speaking during a chat with Saturday Punch noted that any attempt to arrest the Arewa youths over the quit notice to Igbo would lead to crisis in the region. He added that the Federal Government allowed such situation to happen after it gave the pro-Biafra group, Indigenous People Of Biafra,Read More

Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin, Evans Demands To Meet Journalist Who Interviewed His Wife, Uchenna

The arrest of one of the most wanted criminal kingpin in the country, Chukwudem Onwamadike a.k.a Evans has come with several revelations including his kidnap syndicate and how he made over $7billion from the illegal trade. Speaking on the arrest, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris noted that Evans has truly changed the face of kidnapping in the country while calling for stiffer punishments including life sentences for arrested kidnappers. However, Evans who reportedly owns three luxury mansions, two in Ghana, one of which his wife, Uchenna Precious andRead More

Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin Lists Top South-East Businessmen Whom He Shared Loot With, Threatens Police

Following his arrest and several denials as regards his contact, arrested kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has threatened to open up on his sources as he claimed he worked ion conjunction with some top businessmen in the Southeast region of the country. Evans who admitted the Southeast businessmen provided information on victims and shared from the ransoms noted that he has given some names to the Police and has since threatened to go public should they be spared from prosecution. The Nation reports that Evans has given theRead More

‘How Evans kidnapped, killed my father after collecting ransom’ – Ex-Super Eagles player

When news broke that suspected notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudubem Onwuamadike, more popularly known as Evans had been arrested in Lagos by the police on June 10, many people celebrated the security agencies that made it happen. While some of the celebrations were public, some others were quiet and personal as a major threat to their peaceful existence had been removed. For the Iloenyosi family, who are based in Abagana, Anambra state, the celebration was a personal one, indicative of the victory that follows a righting a wrong of epic proportions.Read More

Ali Baba Reacts To Call For Release of Billionaire Kidnap Kingpin, Evans

Ace Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba has reacted to the arrest of a Nigerian kidnap kingpin popularly known as Evans who was arrested some days ago and claimed to have made more than $7billion from the kidnapping trade. Evans who revealed he was into drug trafficking which led to his colon cancer and then into bullion van heist before settling with the kidnap business has since pleaded for mercy. In reaction to calls by some persons for the release of the kidnap kingpin, the Nigerian comedian took to jhis social mediaRead More

Billionaire kidnapper: Why I installed CCTV in my house – Evans

Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has revealed that he installed close circuit camera (CCTV) in all his houses, to prevent his arrest. Evans who is currently being detained by operatives of the Inspector General of Police’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) in Lagos, said he had people on ground monitoring the CCTV. The monitors gave him daily reports on the identities, of those who came suspiciously close to his house. Evans personally carried out profiling of the CCTV footage, to ensure he was not being trailed by security operatives.Read More

Actress Iretiola Doyle talks about her teenage pregnancy, says her mother wasn’t there for her

Actress Iretiola Doyle recently opened up on some aspects of her teenage years. While speaking recently at Harvesters Interna­tional Christian Centre, Gbaga­da, Lagos, Doyle revealed that her family members, including her mother, were hard on her when she got pregnant at the age of 17. Her words: “You have to surround yourself with people who love and support you. I was blessed to have people around me; unfortunately these people are not family members. My mother didn’t take it lightly with me. “I wouldn’t have handled it the way sheRead More

PDP insists Amaechi’s wife collected money from govt officials

Rivers State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  insisted that the wife of Minister of Transportation, Judith Amaechi  coaxed members of Rivers State House of Assembly and Local Government Council Chairmen to contribute certain amount of money  in financing her pet project, Empowerment Support Initiatives, ESI ,during the tenure of  her husband. The Publicity Secretary of the party, Samuel Nwanosike in a press briefing in Port Harcourt on Thursday said Amaechi’s wife coaxed  Council Chairmen to contribute certain amount of money to fund her project while members of the StateRead More