Saturday , 25 February 2017

Metro News

Gov Amosun Rescues Accident Victims

The Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Saturday was on hand to rescue victims of a car accident along Akure-Ondo Highway. The governor, reports said was on his way back from the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, in Akure, when he stopped at the scene of …

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Air Force Bombs Boko Haram Location In Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jet has struck Boko Haram insurgents hiding at Tagoshe/Mandara Mountain, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Group Capt. Ayodele Famuyiwa said. Famuyiwa said that intelligence report by sister surface forces indicated that remnants of fleeing insurgents were gathered at the location, about 10 kms Southwest …

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Southern Kaduna Crisis Has Been Exagerated By Those Benefiting From It – Police Commissioner

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh on Friday said the crisis in Southern Kaduna has been largely exaggerated and used as a propaganda by those benefitting from it. Abeh said in Kafanchan while giving update on the security situation in the area, that some community leaders in the area were compounding the issues …

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Welder, Electrician Arrested While Attempting To Smuggle Cocaine At Lagos Airport

  Two suspected drug traffickers were on Friday apprehended by the officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos while attempting to smuggle 2.035kg of cocaine concealed in cassava flour to Nairobi, Kenya and 2.485kg of cannabis to Qatar. Oluwasheto Abiodun, a 39-year-old electrician …

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Smugglers Abandon 6.155kg Of Heroin At Lagos Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Friday discovered heroin weighing 6.155kg abandoned by drug smugglers at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos State. Ahmadu Garba, the Commander of the NDLEA at the airport made this disclosure while displaying the banned substance to newsmen. He said the drug which came in …

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Over 200 PDP Members Defect To APC In Delta

More that two hundred members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Delta State have defected to the All Progressive Congress, (APC). Led by a former chieftain of the PDP in Kokori ward 6, Ethiope East local government area of the State, Chief Johnbull Efe Oviri Onochojare, the members cited lack of internal …

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FUT Minna Orders 44 Students To Withdraw From University

The management of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State on Friday ordered 44 students from different faculties to withdraw from the school over poor academic performance and examination malpractice. Lydian Ledgu, the School’s Public Relations Officer, made this known in a statement released to newsmen in Minna. According to …

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Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital Successfully Conducts Cardiac Pacemaker Implantation

The Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, in Kano Statehas successfully conducted a cardiac pacemaker implantation on 87-year-old Shehu Bashir-Nababa. The hospital’s Deputy Director of Information, Aminu Inuwa, disclosed this to journalists on Friday in Kano. Mr. Inuwa in a statement said that the operation conducted by a team of medical …

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Akeredolu Sworn In As 7th Ondo State Governor

Gov Akeredolu on Friday took his oath of office in Akure, the Ondo State capital The inaugural ceremony was attended by many dignitaries, including the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, serving governors and former governors. The newly sworn-in governor in his address promised to …

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25 INEC Staff Face Disciplinary Actions Over Rivers Rerun Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resolved to discipline 25 personnel indicted in the December 10 Rivers State re-run elections. INEC said that the indicted members of staff of the commission would be prosecuted by the police for their alleged role in the re-run. A statement by Mr. Solomon …

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INEC Approves November 18 For Anambra Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), National Commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, has said that the commission has approved 18 November, 2017 for the conduct of the Anambra governorship election. Disclosing this on Thursday in Abuja, Soyebi said the 1999 Constitution as amended, and the Electoral Act, had stipulated that the earliest day for the …

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Mimiko Formally Hands Over To Akeredolu

Outgoing Governor of Ondo State Olusegun Mimiko, on Thursday night formally handed over the instruments of power to the Governor-elect, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, (SAN), as the seventh governor of the State. Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) defeated Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Nov.26 governorship …

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Osinbajo Summons IGP Over Kidnap OF German Archaeologists

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, was on Thursday summoned by the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo over the abduction of two German archaeologists, Prof. Peter Breunig and Mr Johannes Behringer in Kaduna State. It was gathered that the Acting President was briefed by the IGP on efforts the security …

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Germany, Italy, Belgium Deports 43 Nigerians

Three European countries, Italy, Belgium and Germany have deported 43 Nigerians for committing various offences. The deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos at about 8.40 p.m via a chartered Hifly aircraft with registration number CS-TQW, amidst tight security. The Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Muhammad Sani Sidi, who …

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Cross River Records First Death From Lassa Fever

The Cross River State Government said it has recorded the first death as a result of Lassa Fever disease. Dr. Inyang Asibong, the State Commissioner for Health, made the announcement on Tuesday as she added that a positive test result received from the Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua in …

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Radio Bayelsa GM Flogs Four Staff

The industrial dispute at Radio Bayelsa, christened Glory FM took a twist on Thursday as the General Manager flogged four staffers on duty. The Radio Bayelsa Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Radio Television and Theatre Arts Workers Unions (RATTAWU) consequently shut the radio station. Some reports had …

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Do you want fuller Edges? Toppik is the Solution to your Scanty Hairline.

You could be brushing your hair one day when you notice it, or your best friend may point it out to you or even worse someone you are crushing on. Either way, sudden hair loss, thinning hair or prominent bald patches has a lot of stress and wahala. Not only …

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GIONEE BRAND AMBASSADOR UNVEILED

Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd., on Tuesday 14th, February, 2017, officially unveiled the face and brand ambassador of its international phone brand in Nigeria. The face of the brand is in person of Deborah Oluseyi Joshua, a Nigeria based English singer-songwriter, recording artist, performer, and record producer, popularly known as …

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2 German Archaeologists Kidnapped In Kaduna

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday kidnapped two German Archaeologists in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State According to reports, the foreigners were kidnapped while working inside a bush at Jenjela village. It was gathered that they also killed a local hunter who attempted to resist them from abducting the foreigners. Confirming the …

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3 Killed In Owerri Bank Robbery

Three people have been confirmed dead while several others injured including a police officer  in a bank robbery incident that occurred on Wednesday at a Zenith bank branch in Owerri, the Imo state capital. According to eyewitness accounts, the hoodlums numbering about twelve stormed the bank at about 2:00 pm, overpowered …

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