Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun

Amotekun Begins Operation in Ogun         The Ogun State Government has announced the full operation of the South West Security Outfit, codenamed Amotekun in the state The Chief of Staff to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, said this when he featured in a live television programme in Abeokuta, the state capital. According to him, the Amotekun corps will ensure that lives and property in the state, particularly in remote areas, are secured. Salisu said the Amotekun corps will fortify the existing security architecture in the state…

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Father in Prison for Impregnating Daughter, 17, in Ondo

Father in Prison

Father in Prison for Impregnating Daughter, 17, in Ondo         A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Ore, Ondo State, on Tuesday remanded a man, Peter Moses, in prison custody for allegedly impregnating his daughter. The 36-year-old man was said to have committed the offence between November 2020 and January 2021 at Asewele Korede town in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state. The defendant was arraigned before the court on a two-count charge bothering on unlawful sexual intercourse. He pleaded guilty to the two charges levelled against…

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Fast-Rising Nollywood Actor David Mela is Dead

David Mela

Fast-Rising Nollywood Actor David Mela is Dead         A fast-rising Nollywood actor, David Mela is dead. According to reports, David died on Monday evening,  Jan 11, after suffering from an undisclosed ailment. Prior to his death, he had not posted on social media for weeks. A friend, Itz Atagher Hardin Pee while lamenting over his death, wrote; “Hard to believe you’re gone sir, but Indeed you’ve part away from us! I’m in deep grieve& my heart is pained, to say! Rip😭😭😭 Mela David Mela Mela ” See other…

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Ex-Speaker Dimeji Bankole Set to Marry Kebbi Governor’s Daughter Friday

Dimeji Bankole

Ex-Speaker Dimeji Bankole Set to Marry Kebbi Governor’s Daughter Friday         A former Speaker House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, will on Friday, January 15, wed Miss Aisha Mohammed Saidu, the daughter of Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu. Bankole who had divorced his first wife in 2017 has almost perfected plans to tie the nuptial knot with Miss Saidu in Abuja. The bride is a graduate of the University of Hull in the United Kingdom and a lawyer. According to the wedding invitation, the ceremony will hold between…

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NIN Generated With BVN Must be Updated at Enrolment Centres – NIMC

Enrolment Centres

NIN Generated With BVN Must be Updated at Enrolment Centres – NIMC         The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has insisted that it is compulsory for Nigerians to visit the enrolment centres to complete their National Identification Number (NIN) registration. It stressed that it was important for people not to get carried away with the generation of NIN due to Bank Verification Number (BVN) record harmonization with the National Identity Database. In a post on its Twitter handle on Tuesday, the agency asked those who have gotten…

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Buratai Visits Recuperating Soldiers at 44 Reference Hospital, Commission’s Projects

Buratai Visits Recuperating Soldiers

Buratai Visits Recuperating Soldiers at 44 Reference Hospital, Commission’s Projects         The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Tuesday visited the 44 Nigerian Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna, where he checked on Operations Lafiya Dole and Sahel Sanity recuperating troops. He also inspected upgraded facilities as well as commissioned some completed projects. He later went around Comilla Barracks where he inspected ongoing six by 30 family blocks of Corporal and below Quarters, 7 Senior Non Commissioned Officers’ Quarters, and 3 x Nursing Quarters. In…

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Longyearbyen Town Where You Can’t Die or Give Birth

Longyearbyen

Longyearbyen Town Where You Can’t Die or Give Birth         The little gems hidden in our world are plentiful and interesting. However, there is one place on Earth that beats them all. In the small settlement named Longyearbyen in the center of Svalbard, in Norway, there are some very peculiar laws that are always followed by its 2000 citizens. This settlement is known as the closest town to the north pole, therefore in the winter period night can last for up to four months. 120 days without…

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Gov Diri Replaces Nengi With Blessing Eradiri as Face of Bayelsa Girl Child

Blessing Eradiri

Gov Diri Replaces Nengi With Blessing Eradiri as Face of Bayelsa Girl Child         Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri has replaced Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality star, Nengi Hampson, as the Face of Bayelsa Girl Child. The Governor has now announced Ebizi Blessing Eradiri as the New Face of Bayelsa Girl Child on Monday, January 11. Many Nigerians, including Charly Boy had said naming Nengi was wrong and that Miss Blessing Eradiri who had been winning awards since her primary school days to her tertiary days deserves…

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Murder: Court Martial Sentences Soldier to Death by Firing Squad

Firing Squad

Murder: Court Martial Sentences Soldier to Death by Firing Squad       The court-martial sitting in Maiduguri, Borno State capital has sentenced Trooper Azunna Maduabuchi to death by firing squad for killing the adjutant of his unit, one Lieutenant Babakaka Ngorgi. Trooper Maduabuchi was arraigned for murder after shooting Lieutenant Ngorgi in July 2020 at close range in Bama Local Government of Borno State for refusing to grant him a welfare pass. He was on Tuesday sentenced to death by firing squad after he was found guilty at the…

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Truck Crushes Couple to Death in Ogun

Truck Crushes Couple

Truck Crushes Couple To Death In Ogun       Two persons suspected to be husband and wife were on Tuesday crushed to death in an accident involving a Toyota Camry car, Sino truck and a motorcycle around Odogbara, few metres from NNPC on the Sagamu-Ogijo road. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, Spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps in the state, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi said that the accident which occurred at 7.40am was caused by speeding, reckless riding and brake failure on the…

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