Friday , 20 January 2017

Metro News

Sokoto Police Commissioner Confirm Release Of Abducted Director, 3 Others


The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Mohammed Abdulkadir, has confirmed the release of Alhaji Bello Bodinga, Director of Finance, Isa Local Government and three others, abducted by unknown gunmen on Sokoto-Isa Road on Monday. The other victims were Bodinga’s Deputy, Alhaji Abdulkadir Ibrahim; Staff Officer, Mrs Hassana Mohammed; …

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Enugu Police Rescues Kidnapped Girl Sold For N350,000


The Enugu State Police Command said that it had burst a kidnapping and human trafficking syndicate that abducted and sold a four-year-old girl in Abia for N350,000. Ebere Amaraizu, the command’s spokesman, said in a statement that the little girl’s kidnap was aided by a family member from Inyi community …

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TVC and InfoWARE Limited Partner to Enhance Business Programs


As part of its commitment to inspire growth and development in the Africa business market with innovative programming and content, Television Continental has announced its partnership with InfoWARE Limited, a Business Software and Technology Company. With this partnership, TVC will be the first to broadcast live market data with an …

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5 Stunning Photos of Maje Ayida’s Caribbean Baby Mama, Crystal Cunningham

Crystal Cunningham

Toke Makinwa had revealed in her best selling book, ‘On Becoming’, that her estranged husband Maje Ayida had a baby mama long before they married and before his other side chick Anita Solomon had their son. Although, the fitness expert and the mystery lady may have been seperated for long, …

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238 Inmates Awaiting Trial In Auchi Prisons, Official Says


    No fewer than 238 inmates are awaiting trial at the Medium Security Prisons Auchi, Etsako-West Local Government Area of Edo. The Assistant Comptroller, Auchi Prisons, Olorunfemi Obende, gave the figure in a statement on Thursday in Auchi. Mr. Obende said that the figure comprised 234 male and four …

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458 Schools In Osun Risks Closure Over Registration


The Osun Government on Thursday gave two weeks ultimatum to owners of unregistered schools in the state to register them with the state Ministry of Education or stand the risk of closure. The warning is contained in a statement signed by Festus Olajide, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and …

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Navy To Assist Police In The Rescue Of Abducted Students, Staff Of Isheri School


The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday said it would collaborate with the police to the rescue the abducted persons of the Nigerian Turkish International College, Isheri, Ogun State. This followed the call for help by the police to the military. The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ette-Ibas, announced this …

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Melinda Gates Gives Kaduna Govt Thumbs Up On Child Health, Others


The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has been commended for his leadership in improving child health. Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, BMGF, gave this assessment when she visited Kaduna on Wednesday. Mrs. Gates, whose plane landed at the Kaduna Airport, told the governor that the …

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EFCC Arrests Councillor, 4 Others For Allegedly Diverting 300 Bags Of Rice Meant For IDPs


A Supervisory Councillor for Agriculture in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State, Umar Ibrahim, and four others have been arrested by the Maiduguri office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for the alleged diversion of 300 bags of rice. The rice was donated by Danish Refugee Council, …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Rosabon Financial Services Loans


It’s a New Year and the excitement of the Christmas celebrations has worn out leaving many with an almost empty wallet and the eagerness for January’s salary which may not come till the next few weeks. This has left many confused and agitated as to how to handle some financial …

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Garuba Umar appointed Lagos State Commissioner of police


Garuba Umar has been appointed as the new commissioner of police of Lagos State. Umar, who once served as Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ikoyi and as Mobile Police Unit 19 Commander, in Port Harcourt, replaces Fatai Owoseni, who has been posted to the National Institute of Policy and Strategic …

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Kidnappers Of Sokoto Finance Director, 3 Others Demand N250m Ransom


The kidnappers of the Director of Finance of Isa Local Government in Sokoto State, Alhaji Bello Bodinga, and three others, have demanded for a N250 million ransom, according to the State Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Abdulkadir. Bodinga was on Monday abducted by nine gunmen that were clad in military uniform …

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Drama As Motorcycle Thief Defecates Inside Courtroom In Lagos


A 38-year-old unemployed man, Hussein Mohammed, defecated in the dock at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday while standing trial for alleged theft of a motor cycle valued at N65,000. The accused was arraigned before Magistrate G. O. Anifowose on a charge of stealing. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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Niger Gov Urge Politicians To Send Their Kids To Public School


Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has advised all political office holders to enroll their children in public schools to ensure the revival and sustenance of the sector. He gave the advise when he received the President of Children’s Government of Nigeria, Miss Hauwa Musa and other delegations on Wednesday in …

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Gunshots Rock Kano City As Road Transport Workers, Transport Officials Clash


  An early morning clash between officials of the Kano State Road Traffic Agency ( KAROTA) and members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) caused huge panic in the Kano metropolis on Wednesday. The clash, which took place on Zaria Road, featured sporadic gunshots resulted in at least …

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Photos From Rapper Naeto C’s mother 70th birthday party in Abuja


The former Aviation minister under the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, Kema Chikwe, last weekend celebrated her 70th birthday in Abuja. The party was attended by her family members including her husband and son Naeto C, top politicians and many well wishers who cameout to celebrate with the PDP Women leader. See …

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OAP Freeze calls out MerryBet Executive that owes him money


The controversial OAP took to his Instagram account to call out the Executive Producer and Host of Merrybet Celebrity Fans Challenge, Kiibati Bankole, a lady he claims owes him money. He wrote; “Dear @kiibati, you have been ignoring my calls for over one month now… This is so wrong…. I …

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4 Killed As Akwa Ibom And Cross River Communities Clash


Four persons were feared dead and scores of persons injured in the renewed boundary crisis between Oku Iboku community in Akwa Ibom and Ikot Offiong in Cross River. Bassey Essien Bassey, a former Vice Chairman of Itu Local Government Area, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in …

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3 Feared Dead In Fresh Southern Kaduna Violence


At least three people have been feared killed and several others injured in a renewed violence in part of Southern Kaduna, residents have said. According to residents who spoke to our correspondents, the fresh attacks took place on at about 9:30 pm on Tuesday night at a relaxation joint near Samarun …

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Enugu Recruits 1,000 Teachers


Chief Ikeje Asogwa, the Chairman, Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB), says the state government has recruited no fewer than 1,000 teachers. He spoke in Enugu on Tuesday at a prayer rally organised by workers in the state. Asogwa said that the recruited teachers would work in primary schools …

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