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Collapsed Building Kills Lagos Resident, 15 Rescued, Structure Pulled Down

Scene of the incident An abandoned two-storey building has been demoloshed by the Lagos State Government after a section of the structure collapsed around Haruna Bus Stop, in the Ikorodu area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the section collapsed around 10pm on Monday. While no fewer than 12 occupants of the building were rescued, three were trapped. An immediate search-and-rescue operation by emergency management workers and residents led to the rescue of two of the trapped victims. However, the remains of 25-year-old Joseph Ilesanmi were extricated from the rubble on…

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MASSOB Reveals What Will Happen If FG Fails to Bring Nnamdi Kanu to Court

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has revealed what it would mean if the Department of State Services (DSS) fails to bring Nnamdi Kanu physically to court on Thursday, October 21. MASSAB said that would mean he has been killed in detention. MASSOB leader Uchenna Madu stated this in a release on Tuesday, adding that south-east residents would be not be compelled to sit at home on that day. Mr Kanu is due for re-arraignment at the Federal High Court in Abuja on seven…

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EndSARS anniversary: Lagos police in show of force

Men of the Lagos state police command earlier today moved around with their vans and trucks in a show of force ahead of planned protests in the state tomorrow October20 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the #EndSARS protest. It can be recalled that the EndSARS protest turned bloody on the 20th of October 2020, after it was hijacked by some thugs. Gunshots were fired after security agents stormed the Lekki tollgate where a majority of the protesters converged. To commemorate the incident, some activists have planned to stage a…

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Photo Of Man Who Beat His Daughter To Death In Adamawa After Ex-Wife Revealed He Wasn’t Her Father

A man identified as Mohammed Sale has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command. The man was nabbed for allegedly killing his 16-year-old daughter, Aisha.  The 42-year-old father of 9 was arrested after his daughter’s corpse was discovered in the bush in Mayo Belwa Local Government Area of the state. According to report, it all began when the suspect was informed by his first wife, Zulei Mohammed, that the deceased was not his biological daughter as she was pregnant for another man when they got married.  It was gathered that…

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Avoid Using Makeup On Election Day, INEC Tells Anambra Women

Female voters in Anambra State have been advised by the Independent National Electoral Commission to avoid using makeup during the November 6 governorship election in the state.  The commission said the advice becomes necessary because of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System the agency would deploy to capture voters’ faces during the poll. The INEC State Deputy Director, Gender Desk, Chika Osuji stated this in Awka, Anambra State at a voters’ education and sensitisation forum for Persons With Disabilities And Women’s groups. The programme was organised by the International Foundation for Electoral…

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EFCC Grills Ex-Kano Governor, Kwankwaso Over Alleged N10bn Fraud

Rabiu Kwankwaso, a former governor of Kano State, was interrogated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for several hours on Saturday over alleged non-remittance of N10 billion pensions fund, The PUNCH reports. The fund was said to have been misappropriated during his tenure as governor between 2011 and 2015. The Peoples Democratic Party chieftain reportedly turned himself in at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja in the afternoon, where he was subjected to marathon questioning. He was said to have previously shunned invitations from the anti-graft commission. It was learnt that…

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Pandora Papers: EFCC Summons Peter Obi

Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, whose secret and illegal offshore activities PREMIUM TIMES reported in the ongoing Pandora Papers series, has been summoned for questioning by the EFCC, Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency. It is the first known action by any Nigerian law enforcement agency since PREMIUM TIMES started reporting influential Nigerians involved in offshore shenanigans exposed through the global Pandora Papers investigation. The presidency has directed that Nigerians exposed in the reports be investigated, those with knowledge of the directive have told this paper. PREMIUM TIMES learnt that…

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Actress Bimbo Oshin’s Husband, Dudu Hertiage’s Burial Arrangement begins today

Ola Ibironke, Bimbo Oshin The burial arrangement for captain of Ibadan Golf Club, Ola Ibironke, aka Dudu Heritage will begin today, October 14.Oyo State. Governor, Seyi Makinde, prominent golfers and celebrities from the entertainment industry are expected at the burial which begins in Ibadan today. He slumped and died while playing golf on September 12. The Vice Captain of the club, Tunji Oladosu, announced on Wednesday that the socialite, who was the husband of a popular Nollywood actress, Bimbo Oshin, would be honoured by golfers from all over the country,…

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Man storms school to attack teacher who beat his daughter

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested one Abidemi Oluwaseun, 35, for invading a public school with thugs to attack a teacher who he accused of beating his 15-year-old daughter. The spokesman of the Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, revealed this in a statement he issued on Tuesday. The suspect, according to Oyeyemi, was arrested with two others, namely: Fayesele Olabanji, 25, and Alebiosu Quawiyu, 24, following a distress call received from the Principal of Baptist Girls College, Idiaba, Abeokuta, that three men invaded the school with an unregistered…

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Why DSS released Chiwetalu Agu – Ozekhome

Mike Ozekhome, a human rights lawyer, has revealed why the Department of State Services, DSS, released Nollywood veteran Chiwetalu Agu. Ozekhome (SAN) stated that Agu was freed after his phones were examined and nothing incriminating was discovered. The 65-year-old actor was apprehended by the Nigerian Army last Thursday in Onitsha, Anambra State, for donning Biafra regalia. Soldiers apprehended him on Upper Iweka Bridge as he was participating in a charity event. Agu was, however, released by the Nigerian Army on Friday, but was re-arrested by DSS operatives. The secret police…

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