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Crime / Cell Break: Gunmen Storm Rivers Police Station, Release Detainees by linx123: 1:31pm On Jan 06, 2022
Some gunmen were said to have stormed the division and forcefully opened the back door of the cell, from where all the detainees escaped.

This was confirmed by Rivers State Police Command that there was a cell break in its division in the Okrika Local Government Area on Tuesday.

According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko, the Commissioner of Police, Friday Eboka, has directed ............ https://janefblog.com/cell-break-gunmen-storm-rivers-police-station-release-detainees/

Politics / Nigerian Army Warns Governors, Others Against Wearing Camouflage Uniform by linx123: 1:24pm On Jan 06, 2022
The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has warned politicians and others against wearing military uniforms and accoutrements.

Acting Director of Information, Air Commodore Wap Maigida issued a statement to this effect on Thursday.

The spokesman decried campaign posters showing ......... https://janefblog.com/nigerian-army-warns-governors-others-against-wearing-camouflage-uniform/

Politics / Nigeria Is Flowing With Blood Of Our Children - Raymond Dokpesi by linx123: 1:15pm On Jan 06, 2022
Deer Communication chairman, Raymond Dokpesi, has said what Nigeria has become under the Buhari-led administration is a country flowing with the blood of her children.

The Media mogul stated this in Yola, during a meeting with stakeholders of the PDP. According to Dokpesi, Buhari ”robbed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of his chances to become President in 2019.”

“The country has never been disunited as we have it today, both on religious and ethnic lines. Our economy is in shambles. We have not ........https://janefblog.com/nigeria-is-flowing-with-blood-of-our-children-raymond-dokpesi/

Celebrities / Shatta Wale: Wizkid Finally Replies Shatta Wale by linx123: 4:05pm On Dec 29, 2021
Popular Nigerian singer, Wizkid has weighed into the comparison between Nigerian artistes and Ghanaian artistes.

Recall that Shatta Wale accused Nigerian artistes of not supporting Ghanaian artistes, adding that without Ghana most of them wouldn’t have the numbers they have.

According to him, Nigerian artistes have not shown Ghana artistes the same fame they gave them.

Wizkid while headlining Afrochella 2021 in Ghana, said he shows love to everyone regardless of their nationality.

He stressed that Ghana .......... https://janefblog.com/shatta-wale-wizkid-finally-replies-shatta-wale/

Crime / "Any Woman Who Dares Reject Their Sexual Advances She Would Be Shot Dead by linx123: 3:53pm On Dec 29, 2021
Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara State, women who were recently displaced by bandits have recounted shocking ordeal of gang rapes by the proscribed terrorist group , Daily Trust reports.

According to the publication, hundreds of women including children were displaced in recent weeks by the armed men following attacks on several villages in the local government.

“They are gang raping us, and if any woman or lady dares to reject their sexual advances, she would be shot dead instantly. Several women were killed for not accepting their sexual demands,” a displaced woman identified as Hajara told Daily Trust.

“A woman was pulled out of her matrimonial home by .............. https://janefblog.com/any-woman-who-dares-reject-their-sexual-advances-she-would-be-shot-dead-instantly-zamfara-women-recount-shocking-ordeal-of-gang-rapes-by-bandits/

Crime / Man Sentence To Death By Hanging For Killing Neighbour In Kano by linx123: 10:11am On Dec 15, 2021
On Tuesday, a Kano State High Court 15, sitting at Miller road, sentenced one Balarabe Ahmad to death by hanging for stabbing his neighbour to death.

The convict was last year arraigned before the court for allegedly using a knife to stab his neighbor at Unguwar Uku quarters, in Kano metropolis.

Presiding Judge, justice Nasiru Saminu said ........... https://janefblog.com/man-sentence-to-death-by-hanging-for-killing-neighbour-in-kano/

Crime / Two Policemen And One Other Killed In Awka Cult Related Clash by linx123: 9:58am On Dec 15, 2021
No fewer than three persons, including two policemen, an unidentified woman were on Tuesday evening killed by unknown gunmen, suspected to be cultists.

A source said the gunmen blocked a red Toyota Corolla car being driven by the a man identified as Snoop, who is also the leader of tricycle riders in Awka North and Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The source said Snoop was being accompanied by two armed policemen from the state Anti-Cult department when he .......... https://janefblog.com/two-policemen-and-one-other-killed-in-awka-cult-related-clash/

Politics / Prostrate To Nnamdi Kanu, We Can’t Be Deceived – Northern Coalition To Igbos by linx123: 2:14pm On Dec 06, 2021
Former Governor of Anambra state Chukwuemeka Ezeife’s remark that the southeast is prepared to kneel and prostrate to beg other regions to support their presidential ambition in 2023 has been dismissed by the Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG.

CNG said Igbo leaders should prostrate to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, rather than deceive other regions.

Spokesman of the group, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said the North would ........... https://janefblog.com/2023-prostrate-to-nnamdi-kanu-we-cant-be-deceived-northern-coalition-to-igbo-leaders/

Politics / Governor Sanwo-olu’s Aide, Ayo Williams Is Dead by linx123: 12:08pm On Nov 29, 2021
Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s aide Ayo Williams is died.

Williams was the Senior Special Assistant on Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) Enforcement.

Scores of people have besieged the hospital “Willy” (his alias) died on Sunday.

The Bashorun of Yaba was ......... https://janefblog.com/governor-sanwo-olus-aide-ayo-williams-is-dead/

Crime / Suspected IPOB Members Set Police Station On Fire, Kill Officer In Imo by linx123: 4:50pm On Nov 23, 2021
A police station at Arondizuogu in Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State has been razed down by unknown gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

DAILY POST learned that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday morning, led to the death of a police officer.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Michael Abattam, confirmed the attack to DAILY POST but ............ https://janefblog.com/suspected-ipob-members-set-police-station-on-fire-kill-officer-in-imo/

Politics / Njideka Daughter Of Justice Mary Odili's Sworn In As Judge Of The Fed High Court by linx123: 4:40pm On Nov 23, 2021
The daughter of former Governor of Rivers state, Peter Odili, Njideka Iheme, has just been sworn in as a Judge of the Federal High Court.

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honourable Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, sworn in Mrs Iheme and and 20 others as Judges of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, on Tuesday 23rd November 2021.

Justice Njideka whose mother is also a Supreme court Judge, Justice Mary Odili, is married to Uzoma Nwosu Iheme, the son of Court of Appeals Judge, Justice Chioma Nwosu Iheme.

See more photos here ...... https://janefblog.com/njideka-daughter-of-justice-mary-odilis-sworn-in-as-judge-of-the-federal-high-court/

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Politics / Gumi Establishes School For Herdsmen In Kaduna Forest by linx123: 2:39pm On Nov 15, 2021
Controversial Islamic Clergy Sheikh (Dr.) Ahmad Gumi has established a school for herdsmen inside a Kaduna forest, insisting that the provision of infrastructures to herdsmen in their remote locations could help in curbing their violent ideologies.

He said insecurity in Nigeria, particularly banditry can become a thing of the past, as bandits are ready to drop their arms if opportunities like education and other basic amenities are provided for them at the grassroots.

He named the school Sheikh Uthman Bin Fodio Centre, located at Kagarko Grazing Reserve near Kohoto Village in Kaduna State.

The school was built by Sheikh Gumi funded Mosque Foundation Limited, Kaduna.

“If the centre which is designed to educate the herdsmen is replicated everywhere in the Country, Nigerians will live in peace,” he said.
“Instead of spending ........... https://janefblog.com/gumi-establishes-school-for-herdsmen-in-kaduna-forest/

Crime / Fresh Attack: 15 Killed As Bandits Attack Communities In Sokoto by linx123: 2:26pm On Nov 15, 2021
No fewer than 15 people have been killed by bandits during attacks on communities in Goronyo and Illela local government areas of Sokoto State.

The state Governor Aminu Tambuwal confirmed the attack on Monday, November 15, shortly before he presented the state’s 2022 draft budget to members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly.

Tambuwal said that the locals were killed during the attacks which occurred between Sunday night and Monday morning.

He said 12 people were killed in Munwadata town and Kamalo in Illela and three others lost their lives in Goronyo.

The governor condoled with the families of those who lost their loved ones to the attacks, as well as people of the affected communities. See graphic photos here .......... https://janefblog.com/fresh-attack-15-killed-as-bandits-attack-communities-in-sokoto/

Celebrities / Cubana Club In Abj Shut Down After A Female Clubgoer Was Allegedly Electrocuted by linx123: 2:13pm On Nov 15, 2021
Businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu popularly known as Obi Cubana, has temporarily shut down his Abuja club, Hustle and Bustle after a female client was allegedly electrocuted in the club building.

A Twitter user @AaesAae wrote


Another Twitter user @KhalidOshoke also shared the sad news saying the victim was a sister to his friend.

See post below: ............. https://janefblog.com/cubana-club-in-abuja-shut-down-after-a-female-clubgoer-was-allegedly-electrocuted-in-the-club/

Education / Web Users Praise Lady For Being The Only Female Graduate In Abu's 2020 EE Depart by linx123: 2:58pm On Nov 08, 2021
A lady has been praised by many on social media platforms for being the only female graduate in Ahmadu Bello University’s 2020 Electrical Engineering department.

The lady was given a prominent spot in a photo with her coursemates which has gone viral after being shared.

See more photos here ........... https://janefblog.com/web-users-praise-lady-for-being-the-only-female-graduate-in-abus-2020-electrical-engineering-department/

Politics / Stunning Photos From The Decoration Of COAS By President Buhari by linx123: 2:03pm On Jul 07, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari today the 7th of July decorated the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Faruk Yahaya in Abuja.

The brief ceremony which took place at the State House, Abuja, before the start of the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC), was witnessed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and key government officials.

The Chief of Army Staff was appointed on May 27 to replace Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash in Kaduna. The National Assembly confirmed Yahaya’s appointment last month. Read here

Here are more photos …..https://janefblog.com/16585-2stunning-photos-from-the-decoration-of-coas-by-president-buhari/

Crime / Mad Man Stabs Man For Refusing To Give Him Money In Port Harcourt (video) by linx123: 1:45pm On Jul 07, 2021
A mentally changed man was mercilessly beaten by angry mob for allegedly stabbing a young man in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital.

The incident reportedly happened at Choba Junction axis of the East/West Road on Wednesday morning, July 7.

It was gathered that the victim said to be in his early 20s, was awaiting a shuttle to ferry him to Rumuokoro when the incident happened.

According to reports, the mentally challenged man said to be popular in the area allegedly approached the young man for money but he ignored him.

Miffed by the young man’s action, the ‘lunatic’ was alleged to have brought out a knife and stabbed him.

The victim immediately slumped and was rushed to the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.

Angered by his action, traders and motorists gave the said lunatic a thorough beating.

Watch video here ........ https://janefblog.com/16581-2mad-man-stabs-man-for-refusing-to-give-him-money-in-port-harcourt-video/

Crime / I Don’t Want To Die Please Forgive Me - Chidinma Ojukwu Pleads by linx123: 3:24pm On Jun 28, 2021
The 21-year-old Mass Communication student of Unilag, Chidinma Ojukwu, who last week confessed to stabbing the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, to death, has pleaded for forgiveness while adding that she doesn’t want to die.

Chidinma and the late TV boss met about four months ago at a wild party and became lovers. Ataga, who resides in Banana Island, was reported missing on Sunday, June 13, by his family and friends after he didn’t return to his home in Banana Island and he also didn’t turn up at his Victoria Island office. All efforts to reach Ataga, who would have turned 50 years old on June 18, proved abortive and this caused distress to his wife and children, who live in Abuja. Unfortunately, his lifeless body was found on Friday morning, June 18, in a flat in Lekki phase 1 with multiple stab wounds.

After a detailed investigation, the police in Lagos arrested Chidinma, his alleged side chic. Chidinma during interrogation, confessed to stabbing Ataga multiple times after he insisted that they had sex which she didn’t want to.

In her interview with Punch, she pleaded for mercy from the Ataga family.

“I regret killing Mr Ataga. I don’t know what my future holds but ....... https://janefblog.com/16577-2i-dont-want-to-die-please-forgive-me-chidinma-ojukwu-pleads/

Celebrities / I Talk His Daughters Would Be Ashamed Of Him - Nkechi Sunday Blessing Blast Jide by linx123: 10:53am On Jun 28, 2021
Nollywood Actress Nkechi Sunday Blessing has reacted to the pledge made by her colleague Jide Kosoko, that the leadership of the Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, TAMPAN, will frustrate her out of the industry.

On Sunday, June 27, the leadership of TAMPAN held a press briefing where they directed movie producers and directors to stop working with Nkechi Blessing Sunday and Iyabo Ojo. The actresses were accused of engaging in social media fights with their other colleagues over the Baba Ijesha alleged rape incident.

veteran actor, Jide Kosoko while addressing the press said the association will work against Nkechi.

”Nkechi Blessing has been suspended. She is not our member. I make bold to tell you this, we will work against her in this industry.”

Nkechi Blessing has reacted via her Instastories. See what she wrote here ........ https://janefblog.com/16572-2i-talk-his-daughters-would-be-ashamed-of-him-nkechi-sunday-blessing-blast-jide-kosoko/

Crime / There Is Much More To This' - Murdered Super TV CEO Ataga's Family Tells Police by linx123: 10:39am On Jun 28, 2021
The family of late murdered Super TV CEO, Michael Usifo Ataga, has issued a statement calling for an in-depth investigation of his murder and urged the police to go beyond the arrest of Chidinma Ojukwuthe the prime suspect as there was more to the murder.

Chidinma Adaora Ojukwu, a 300 level student of Mass Communication at the University of Lagos, confessed to killing Usifo Ataga last week after she was arrested on June 23 by officers of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba.

Despite her arrest, the family of the deceased still wants the police to continue to unravel the case.
In a statement entitled “Libelous publications in respect of murder of Michael Usifo Ataga: Demand for restraint by social media practitioners/persons”, Rickey Tarfa & Co, solicitor to the family urged those behind malicious social media publications to ......... https://janefblog.com/16568-2there-is-much-more-to-this-murdered-super-tv-ceo-atagas-family-tells-police/

Crime / Properties Worth Millions Destroy As Fire Guts Osun Cp’s House by linx123: 2:40pm On Jun 21, 2021
Wale Olokode, Osun State Commissioner of Police’s Property worth millions of Naira have been destroyed in an inferno that razed the House on Sunday.

The house is situated in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The Osun State Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola confirmed the incident on Monday.

In a press release, it was stated that the fire started around 6pm and lasted for about 2 hours before being put off by firefighters.

“No life was lost nor injury sustained during the inferno,” the statement read.

The CP thanked all .......... https://janefblog.com/16562-2properties-worth-millions-destroy-as-fire-guts-osun-cps-house/

Travel / BREAKING: UAE Places Ban On Nigerian Flights Barely 48hours After Lifting Ban by linx123: 2:28pm On Jun 21, 2021
Again United Arab Emirates, UAE, has announced indefinite suspension of flights from Nigeria to Dubai.

This is coming barely 48 hours after the UAE announced that it has finally lifted the ban on travels between Dubai and Nigeria.

Dubai had placed a ban on travelers from Nigeria, South Africa based on breach of Covid-19 protocols.

UAE in a message from the Dubai Media Office announced that passengers from Nigeria are expected to ” provide a negative result for a PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure.” resumption of flights to Nigeria, Emirates.

The authorities also initially fixed Wednesday, June 23, 2021, for resumption of flights to Nigeria.

However, in a statement on its website on Monday, the airline said the UAE made a U-turn with a new travel update indicating that Lagos and ........ https://janefblog.com/16559-2breaking-uae-places-ban-on-nigerian-flights-barely-48hours-after-lifting-ban/

Politics / #buharimustgo Protesters Block Abuja Airport Road (photos) by linx123: 12:33pm On Jun 21, 2021
A group of Nigerians who identified themselves as #RevolutionNow protesters held a protest along the highway leading to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the federal capital territory (FCT) Abuja this Monday morning June 21.

According to Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of SaharaReporters, who is one of the conveners of RevolutionNow, shared photos and videos of the protesters on his Facebook page today. The protesters were filmed chanting “Buhari must go” as they set on fire on the highway, obstructing the free flow of traffic.

In the post accompanying the video, Sowore wrote: “#BuhariMustGo protest[ers] on the highway to the airport in Abuja this morning! No Rest for the wicked! #RevolutionNow.”

See more photos here .......... https://janefblog.com/16553-2buharimustgo-protesters-block-abuja-airport-road-photos/

Health / Lagos Gas Tanker Explosion: Death Toll Rises To Five by linx123: 1:35pm On Jun 18, 2021
As men of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) continue their rescue mission in the gas explosion that occurred after a leaking gas tanker exploded in the Bank Anthony area of Lagos, more bodies have been discovered bringing the death toll to five.

Three of the bodies, said to be adult males, were found inside one of the stores at the OPIC plaza while operatives of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) search for a child whose mother was rescued earlier this morning.

It was learnt the woman, who was at the Chinese Restaurant, kept crying about her child when she was being evacuated to the hospital which gave insights that someone was trapped.

A further search by the operatives led to the discovery of ............ https://janefblog.com/16548-2lagos-gas-tanker-explosion-death-toll-rises-to-five/

Health / Lagos Shuts Premier Specialists’ Medical Centre ICU Over Patient's Death by linx123: 12:51pm On Jun 18, 2021
Intensive Care Unit of Premier Specialists’ Medical Centre, Victoria Island, has been shut down by the Lagos State Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency over the death of a chef, Peju Ugboma.

Recall that Peju died after undergoing a botched surgery for fibroid related ailment at the hospital.

However, the pastry chef suffered internal bleeding after the surgery, which made her condition to deteriorate and she was later admitted to the intensive care unit of the hospital, where she was placed on a respirator.

The family, who accused the hospital of sedating her intravenously, said the management of Premier Specialists’ Medical Centre moved Peju to Evercare Hospital in Lekki Phase 1 for CT scan and dialysis, but it was discovered that ............ https://janefblog.com/16544-2lagos-shuts-premier-specialists-medical-centre-icu-over-patients-death/

Crime / 22-year-old Man Sentence To Death By Hanging In Ekiti For Robbery by linx123: 12:35pm On Jun 18, 2021
Kehinde Olajide, a 22-year-old unemployed man, has been sentenced to death by hanging for armed robbery in Ekiti State.

A High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Thursday sentenced Kehinde for involvement in robberies.

He was docked for arming himself with dangerous weapons to rob Dayo Folorunsho, Saka Yusuf, Adeoye Oluwatosin, Adeola Oluwatobi, Olayemi Aremu, Hambali Ojo and Ayodele Oluwafemi of their belongings.

Justice Lekan Ogunmoye who pronounced the judgement, said that “the prosecution had proved ingredients of armed robbery against the convict without any reasonable doubt”.

Ogunmoye said, “He is hereby sentenced to death by hanging until he is dead. May God almighty have mercy upon his soul”.

The convict and ........... https://janefblog.com/16541-222-year-old-man-sentence-to-death-by-hanging-in-ekiti-for-robbery/

Politics / BREAKING: Fed High Court Acquits Sen Nwaoboshi Of N322m Money Laundering Charge by linx123: 12:21pm On Jun 18, 2021
Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) has been discharged and acquitted of N322M laundering charge filled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by a Federal High Court in Lagos State

The judge, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, held on Friday that the EFCC failed to prove the elements of the offences for which it charged Nwaoboshi.

Aneke also discharged Nwaoboshi’s two companies – Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd – on the same ground.

He held, among others, that the prosecution’s case collapsed because “bank officials were not called to testify.”

Recall that the defendants were arraigned in 2018 before Justice Mohammed Idris, who was later elevated to the Court of Appeal.

They were then re-arraigned before ............. https://janefblog.com/16538-2breaking-federal-high-court-acquits-sen-nwaoboshi-of-n322m-money-laundering-charge/

Religion / Insecurity: You Can Never Silence Me – Mbaka Dares Catholic Church by linx123: 2:53pm On Jun 07, 2021
Controversial Catholic Priest and the founder and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has vowed never to be silent over insecurity in the country.

Mbaka said he would continue to speak out against insecurity and killings in the country.

In a statement after addressing followers at the Adoration ground yesterday, the outspoken clergyman insisted that nobody’s blood was worth being shed.

According to Mbaka: “Those who think Mbaka will be quiet, you are wasting your time. Do you know how many ......... https://janefblog.com/16534-2insecurity-you-can-never-silence-me-mbaka-dares-catholic-church/

Politics / BREAKING: FG List Condition For Lifting Ban On Twitter by linx123: 2:40pm On Jun 07, 2021
FG has given a condition to lift its indefinite suspension on Twitter in Nigeria.

According to the statement made by Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, to newsmen at a meeting with some envoys on Monday.

Onyeama said that Twitter’s operations in Nigeria will be restored only if the platform can be ........ https://janefblog.com/16532-2breaking-fg-list-condition-for-lifting-ban-on-twitter/

Politics / UK, US, Canada Envoys Summons By FG For Commenting On Twitter Ban In Nigeria by linx123: 2:32pm On Jun 07, 2021
US, UK, Canada and the European Union envoys have been summoned by the Federal Government for commenting over the suspension of Twitter in Nigeria.

In a joint statement, Canada, EU, UK, US, and the Republic of Ireland had expressed disappointment in the government’s decision to suspend the use of Twitter in the country after an offensive tweet by President Muhammadu Buhari was taken down by the social media platform.

The statement was titled, ‘Joint Statement From The Diplomatic Missions Of Canada, The European Union (Delegation To Nigeria), The Republic Of Ireland, The United Kingdom And The United States Of America’.

It read, “The diplomatic missions of Canada, the European Union (Delegation to Nigeria), the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America convey our disappointment over the Government of Nigeria’s announcement suspending #Twitter and ........... https://janefblog.com/16529-2uk-us-canada-envoys-summons-by-fg-for-commenting-on-twitter-ban-in-nigeria/

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