GUNMEN ABDUCTS 4 IN KADUNA

14-year-old girl and two security personnel, have been abducted by gunmen in Mararaban Rido area of Kaduna metropolis. The bandits also attacked the residence of the Chairman of the Kaduna North Local Government Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Elijah Dreams, located in the area around the hours of 12 midnight on Thursday. Dreams said, “The kidnappers came around 12 midnight on Thursday and attempted to forcefully enter my house. They rained bullets at the door and hit it several times but God helped us and they…

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Presidency Reacts To Lagos Helicopter Crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to Friday’s helicopter crash in Lagos. The crash happened at No. 16, Salvation Road in Opebi, north of Lagos. Buhari on Friday commiserated with families, friends and associates of victims of the Bell 206 helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation which crashed into a building in Opebi, Lagos State. Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirming the incident said “One person was rescued alive while two persons, which included the pilot were pronounced dead.

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Kwara Commissioner Resigns Over Alleged N300million LG Diversion

Hajia Aisha Ahman Pategi, the commissioner for special duties has resigned under the cabinet of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, over alleged diversion of N300M local government funds. The statement by the spokesman of the government and the commissioner for communications reads that “The government accepts and wishes her the best in her future endeavours” Hajia Pategi was a former commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy affairs when the crisis broke out before she was moved to Special Duties by the governor following the altercation that ensued between her and her counterpart…

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Crystal Palace Welcomes London-born Nigerian Footballer, Eberechi Eze

The 22 year old who was in QPR from 2016 has joined Crystal palace after the club paid about £14.8 million up front in a deal that could rise to £19.5million after add-ons. The club announced his arrival officially in a statement via their twitter page. Eberechi said, after completing his transfer that he sees this a s agreat opportunity to play with football stars he has admired. On his part, Steve Parish, Crystal Palace chairman, said: “Eberechi is a player whose development we have followed closely. “We are delighted…

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Chelsea Sign 35 year old PSG Captain, Thiago Silva On One-Year Deal

Thiago Silva has completed a move to Chelsea on a one-year deal after passing a medical on Thursday. Chelsea have the option to extend the contract by a further year for the Brazil centre-back, who became a free agent following PSG’s Champions League final defeat to Bayern Munich. Sky Sports News’ The Transfer Show reported on Monday a deal had been agreed and the Ligue 1 club confirmed the 35-year-old’s exit on Thursday – despite last-ditch efforts by the Champions League runners-up to offer him a new deal. “I am so happy to be joining…

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Jubilation in Akure as Court Orders Reinstatement Of Suspended Ondo Lawmakers

The reinstatement of four suspended members of the State House of Assembly has been immediately ordered by an Ondo State High Court amidst jubilation among members of the opposition parties in the state, mostly the People’s Democratic Party and the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP). Justice Ademola Bola, in his judgement, described the suspension as illegal and ordered the House to reinstate the lawmakers with immediate effect. The lawmakers were allegedly suspended for their refusal to sign the impeachment notice of the Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi They include…

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ONDO STATE: Police deploy 5,000 personnel for Ondo LG election

The Commissioner of Police, Ondo State Command, Bolaji Salami, says the command has deployed 5,000 cops to provide security on Saturday, for the Local Government Areas election. Salami said in a statement on Wednesday in Akure, that the command was fully prepared for the conduct of the election. He added that other security agencies including the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, and the Department of State Services would collectively provide security during the exercise. Salami warned political thugs to eschew violence before, during, and after the polls and urged…

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