John Oputa

Fuel scarcity: Queues ease out in Abuja

Fuel queues, which resurfaced in Abuja on Dec. 4 due to its scarcty, are gradually easing out. An Inspection team of NNPC and PPMC officials to some filling stations in the federal capital on Wednesday observed that while the queues were short in some stations, motorists drive through in other stations to buy the product. […]Read More

EFCC confirms attack on Magu’s house

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has confirmed the attack on the farmhouse of the acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu. The EFCC in a statement signed by its spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said the attack resulted in the death of a security official. ”The property, a farmhouse located in Karshi, a suburb of Abuja […]Read More

Secondus emerges PDP National Chairman

Former acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has been elected as the National Chairman of the party. Secondus scored 2,000 votes out of 2,396 votes cast at the party’s national convention, which ended in the early hours of Sunday at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Chairman of the Electoral Sub-Committee […]Read More

Barren Woman Dislodged By 14-Year Old House Maid

A 14-year old house maid dislodged a barren woman after she was impregnated by the woman’s husband simply known as Emmanuel, as she insisted she will not share or live with Emmanuel’s wife under the same roof. The incident happened at Egbeda area of Lagos where Emmanuel resided with his wife and they had not […]Read More

NITEL pensioners to begin verification in Jan. 2018

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), has announced dates for the verification of pensioners of Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) and its mobile subsidiary, MTEL under the Defined Benefit Scheme (DBS). Management of PTAD in a statement in Abuja on Thursday announced that the verification would begin from January 15 to 26, 2018. According to PTAD, […]Read More

Immigration: Abdurasheed Maina operates 3 passports

Wanted former chairman of the task force on pension reform Abdurasheed Maina has three passports which he used to enter and leave Nigeria at will. This came to light on Thursday during a House of Representatives panel hearing on how the fugitive was reinstated into the country’s civil service after he was declared wanted by […]Read More

Jealous wife charged with stabbing ex-PDP chair’s son to death.

TWO-count charge has been filed against a jealous wife, Maryam Sanda, barely five days after allegedly stabbing her husband to death. The affected wife had allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Haliru Bello, who was a son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) and ex-Minister Mohammed Haliru Bello. There had been […]Read More

No where to run Ekpeyong, Oke, says Magu

conomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Chairman Ibrahim Magu says he was not discouraged about Tuesday’s failed attempt to arrest former Director-General of the Department of State Security (DSS) Ita Ekpeyong and former Head of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Ayo Oke. He spoke with State House reporters after he attended the inauguration of the […]Read More

Pastor Allegedly Hypnotizes, Detains Students For Years

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos Command, have apprehended a professed pastor, Abraham Roland, for allegedly running a human trafficking camp in the Mowe area between Ogun and Lagos. The NSCDC said the pastor allegedly hypnotized his victims, who were mostly admission seekers and students at higher institutions in Lagos, and […]Read More