A businessman identified as Fortune, who was kidnapped alongside his childhood friend, Jane, on May 11, 2016, said they were tortured for giving their captors expired ATM card
As the latest statistics indicated that the nation’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate from 2.11 per cent in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2015 to -0.36 per cent in the first quarter (Q1 2016), the federal government is to review and analyse the latest growth data for underlying issues it may not have anticipated.
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu predicted a brighter future for Nigeria at the weekend.
A suspect, Mr. Martin Ugwuagbo, charged with kidnap at Igboetiti Magistrate Court of Enugu State and presently at Nsukka prisons, is alleged to have defrauded one Uche Ugwuja of N180, 000 through the use of internet and telephone he gained access to, while in the prison.
Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole has explained why he stands on federal government’s side on the issue of the new price of petrol, saying the fundamentals and economic indices are different from what they were a few years ago, adding that the hike is the difficult pain Nigerians must undergo before reaping the gains.
MR Edoka Onyeke, lawyer to Raymond Omatseye, former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has appealed against the five years sentence Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia clamped on his client.
The police yesterday sealed off Wadata Plaza, headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja.