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How prophet defrauded me of N128m — Banker

How prophet defrauded me of N128m — Banker A former Fidelity Bank official, Mr. Obinna Ezenwaka, yesterday narrated how the founder of Power of the Holy Ghost Evangelical Ministry aka Tuesday Tuesday Church, Prophet Cletus Ilongwo, allegedly defrauded him to the tune of N128 million. According to New Telegraph, Ilongwo, who was initially arraigned on an 11-count, was re-arraigned...... more

Huge crowd graces News Express 6th Anniversary Lecture, unveiling of News Express Magazine

Huge crowd graces News Express 6th Anniversary Lecture, unveiling of News Express Magazine A large crowd of distinguished personalities, professionals, media and Nollywood key players on Tuesday afternoon thronged the upscale Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos, for the News Express 6th Anniversary Lecture & Economic Stakeholders Forum and the unveiling of the News Express Special Print Edition, an all-gloss periodical magazine. The Function...... more

BREAKING: Army, Police, Civil Defence take over Akwa Ibom House of Assembly

BREAKING: Army, Police, Civil Defence take over Akwa Ibom House of Assembly Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly is right now under siege as a combined force of Police, Army and Civil Defense has taken over the entire Assembly complex barring even the Assembly staff from gaining entrance.  News Express source hinted that the plot is purportedly to enable the five sacked Assembly...... more

Dangote dangles N0.25m at whistle blowers

Dangote dangles N0.25m at whistle blowers In a renewed effort aimed at ridding the organisation of unscrupulous drivers, the management of Dangote Group has solicited the help of members of the public to assist in apprehending persons engaging in illegal haulage activities with the organization’s trucks. The company subsequently announced a mouth-watering monetary reward for any member...... more

Robbers push injured colleague off moving vehicle

Robbers push injured colleague off moving vehicle The police in Lagos last week rescued a suspected armed robber Yusuf Nasiru, 34, pushed off a moving vehicle by his colleagues. Nasiru, who pushed down after his alleged gang members thought he had died from a bullet injury he sustained. It was gathered that the gang had about 2:40 am,...... more

Mystery fire guts Oko Polytechnic

Mystery fire guts Oko Polytechnic An early morning fire, which mysteriously started at about 1 a.m. yesterday morning has burnt down a part of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko in Anambra State. The area affected was said to be the Examinations and Records building of the institution, where vital documents of the institution were destroyed. A source...... more

Armed robbers kill 4 in Ekiti bank attack

Armed robbers kill 4 in Ekiti bank attack Four persons were reportedly killed during a violent robbery attack on a bank in Ijero-Ekiti in Ijero Local Government Area of Ekiti State. A source told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the robbers invaded the town at about 6 p.m. after workers had closed. They were said to have first driven...... more

Schoolgirls die after eating ‘contaminated soup’

Schoolgirls die after eating ‘contaminated soup’ Two of the three school girls that died few days ago at a boarding school, Manga in Danko-Wasagu area of Kebbi State, died after eating  contaminated vegetable soup, the investigative panel set up by the state government has revealed. Salomi Hassan, Anne Ishaya and Eunice Musa, students of Girls Comprehensive Secondary...... more

Labour threatens global intervention in national minimum wage struggle

Labour threatens global intervention in national minimum wage struggle As the controversy over the proposed N30,000 national wage lingers, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to involve global union and deploy lawful means in pressuring government to pay the sum agreed by the Amal Pepple-led National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee. Organised labour noted that what it expects was the transmission of the...... more

Soldier stabs man to death in Aba

Soldier stabs man to death in Aba A yet to be identified soldier reportedly stabbed a man to death at Owerri-Aba community, Ugwunagbo council area, Abia State. The soldier, suspected to be attached to the 144 Battalion, Asa, Ukwa West council area, had gone to make peace between two persons, who were fighting. However, the deceased, identified as Harmony,...... more

Ezekwesili condemns security chiefs’ presence at APC rally

Ezekwesili condemns security chiefs’ presence at APC rally The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria ACPN, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili , has condemned the presence of top military and security officers at the unveiling of the All Progressive Congress’ promotional event for 2019 presidential election. In a statement, Ezekwesili said the presence of security chiefs at the...... more

Presidency tackles ex-UK official over negative comment on Buhari’s anti-graft war

Presidency tackles ex-UK official over negative comment on Buhari’s anti-graft war The Presidency has condemned the comment by former United Kingdom (UK) Secretary of State for International Development Ms Priti Patel attacking President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption. It described Ms Patel’s comment as wicked proposition lacking in substance and devoid of merit in empirical evidence established by facts. Patel had in a published...... more

ACUF to train youths on critical thinking, problem solving and entrepreneurship

ACUF to train youths on critical thinking, problem solving and entrepreneurship A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Amaka Chiwuike-Uba Foundation (ACUF), has scheduled a one-day workshop to train youths on critical thinking, problem solving and entrepreneurship development. The workshop is in furtherance of ACUF’s monthly Youth Development and Leadership Workshop Series (YouDAL). “This is in recognition of the challenges facing the youth in Nigeria,...... more

Death of Tosin Bucknor, a great loss for Africa — Jaw Jaw Africa

Death of Tosin Bucknor, a great loss for Africa — Jaw Jaw Africa A team of Public Speaking Advocates and Conflict Resolution Consultants, Jaw Jaw Africa, has commiserated with the family of ace broadcaster, Tosin Bucknor, on the loss of the “Area Mama” as she was fondly called. The Management of Jaw Jaw Africa described Tosin as an exemplary public speaker who obviously believed...... more

Escaping drug addicts drown in River Niger

Escaping drug addicts drown in River Niger Luck ran out of two alleged drug addicts in Lokoja on Sunday when the men of National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) swooped on their joint called ‘Bunk’ behind Moremi, where they buy and smoke Marijuana, also known as ‘weeds.’ It was gathered that on a tip off from members of...... more

Boko Haram kills Army Commander, several soldiers

Boko Haram kills Army Commander, several soldiers Boko Haram terrorists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in Nigeria’s troubled northeast region.  The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a Boko Haram splinter group, killed at least 44 soldiers in attacks on three military bases at the weekend, security sources told AFP on Tuesday....... more

Man charged with sex crimes involving 300 boys

Man charged with sex crimes involving 300 boys Norwegian authorities have charged a man in his twenties, reportedly a football referee, with sexual offences involving some 300 teenage boys — the biggest such case in the country’s history, prosecutors said Tuesday.  “The case is a serious one, and it is the biggest case of sexual abuse in Norway to...... more

Gunmen kidnap 20 students from Cameroonian school

Gunmen kidnap 20 students from Cameroonian school Twenty students have been kidnapped by gunmen from a school in the restive English-speaking part of Cameroon. The abduction in Kumba comes almost a fortnight after nearly 80 students were safely returned after being taken from a school in the neighbouring region. Cameroon's North-West and South-West provinces have been hit by...... more

Gov Abubakar imposes 12-hour curfew on five Bauchi communities

Gov Abubakar imposes 12-hour curfew on five Bauchi communities Following a violent clash in Yelwa area of Bauchi metropolis, the Bauchi State Government has imposed an indefinite 12 hour curfew (7pm to 6am) in some parts of Bauchi State following the crisis that erupted on Sunday night.  The Governor in a statewide broadcast Tuesday evening  said that the curfew became...... more

Army flushes out criminals in Northwest

Army flushes out criminals in Northwest The criminals terrorising citizens in North West have been disorganised and are on the run as operations to flush them out extends beyond Zamfara. The Defence Headquarters reported on Tuesday that the criminals fell to the superior fire power of the joint security operation in the area. Acting Director of Defence...... more

U.S grants $453,568 to civic organisations in Nigeria

U.S grants $453,568 to civic organisations in Nigeria The United States Consulate General in Lagos says from January 2018 till date, it has awarded the sum of $453,568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions in Nigeria.  According to a statement signed on Monday by the Information Specialist, Public Affairs Section (PAS), U.S. Consulate General, Temitayo Famutimi,...... more

Lecturer kidnapped in Anambra market

Lecturer kidnapped in Anambra market A lecturer in the Agriculture Department of College of Education, Umunze, whose name was given as Mrs Ogichi, was on Saturday kidnapped at Nkwo Market in Umunze, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State. Information gathered by News Express has it that the lecturer fell into the trap of kidnappers...... more

Woman gives birth in kidnappers’ custody

Woman gives birth in kidnappers’ custody A woman on Tuesday has delivered of a baby less than five hours after she was kidnapped in Danjibga village in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state.  According to Daily Trust, suspected armed bandits stormed the village last Friday, and carted away 17 cows. Thereafter, three persons were shot dead...... more

We are starving, degraded, IDPs complain

We are starving, degraded, IDPs complain Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Riyom Town Hall camp in Plateau are complaining of starvation, degradation and in inhuman condition. Aside from insufficient food and sustenance, they also complain of sleeping on the bare floor. Mr John Langai, one of them, told a delegation of the International Committee of the Red...... more

Gunmen kidnap Plateau traditional ruler

Gunmen kidnap Plateau traditional ruler The traditional ruler of Long Dorok Chiefdom in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State, David Isa, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.  According to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Tyopev Mathias, the abductors stormed the residence of the Second Class Chief of Dorock Kingdom on Monday and...... more

BUK Alumni urges northern elite to tackle ills affecting the region

BUK Alumni urges northern elite to tackle ills affecting the region The Bayero University Kano (BUK) 1992 set of Alumni has called on religious leaders and political elites in Northern Nigeria to tackle the myriads of socio-economic ills hindering development in the region. The call was made at the end of the forum’s Annual Conference in Kano, themed: “Addressing the social ills...... more

Minister pays condolence visits to families of deceased Kwara APC members

Minister pays condolence visits to families of deceased Kwara APC members The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday visited the families of the Kwara All Progressives Congress (APC) members who died in a road crash between Omu-Aran and Oro in Kwara State on Sunday. The Minister, who was accompanied by Kwara APC Chairman Bashir Bolarinwa, House of Representatives...... more

Ex-Heads of State, other dignitaries attend Jonathan’s book launch

Ex-Heads of State, other dignitaries attend Jonathan’s book launch The National Chairman of the All Progress Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole on Tuesday made an appearance at the formal presentation of the book ‘My Transition Hours’ by former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan.  Also at the event is former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, who recently defected from the...... more

Popular OAP, Tosyn Bucknor, dies at 37

Popular OAP, Tosyn Bucknor, dies at 37 Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor, an on-air-personality (OAP) with Inspiration FM, has died. She was aged 37. Tosyn, as she was popularly known, was found dead by her husband, Aurelien Boyer, a French national, when he arrived at home from work on Monday night. A graduate of law from the University of Lagos,...... more

Whale washed up in Indonesia had 115 plastic cups in stomach

Whale washed up in Indonesia had 115 plastic cups in stomach A sperm whale found dead in a national park in Indonesia had nearly six kilogrammes (13.2 lbs) of plastic waste, including 115 cups, in its stomach, park officials said on Tuesday. The 9.5-metre (31.17 ft) whale was found in waters near Kapota Island, part of the Wakatobi National Park, south east...... more

 

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