Fake Professor Arrested For Fraud

The long arm of the law caught up with a fraudster who went about calling himself a Professor of Animal Husbandry, University of Ibadan after he was arrested with one other. The suspect, Olayinka Emmanuel  aged 54 years conspired with Adegoke Adewumi  aged 53 and fraudulently obtained the sum of one million naira from a male victim, Kolawole Kamorudeen. The duo lied to their victim that they were merchants of animal multivitamin. Believing them, the suspect parted with the sum  believing that he was actually buying animal multivitamin only to…

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2019: Watt Market traders endorse Ayade

Watt Market traders under the aegies of Capital Traders Umbrella Association (CATU), yesterday endorsed the Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade for a second term in office. The traders, who were led on a courtesy call on the governor by president of the association,  Elder Ededet Andem, anchored their support for the governor on what they described as his sterling performance in office so far. Specifically, the traders commended the governor for creating a business-friendly environment in the state, thus impacting positively on their various business. They also acknowledged…

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No date for National Assembly reconvening on INEC Budget

The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, have directed that we inform all Senators, Honorable members and the public that a date has not been set for the reconvening of the Senate and the House of Representatives to consider the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) 2019 elections budget request forwarded by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 17, 2018. The leadership of the two chambers had met and agreed to reconvene to consider the proposal this week before which a meeting between…

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Boss Turns In Driver Who Knocks Down Lastma Official

.…Suspect Charged To Court, Remanded In Prison In a rare show of patriotism and exemplary behaviour, the General Manager of King Solomon Chariots Transportation, Johnson Ogbonnaya has voluntarily handed over a driver of the company, Abuchi Okpara who absconded to Ghana after knocking down an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Ogunmeru Obafemi in Igando area of the State, to law enforcement officers. Okpara had knocked down Obafemi on August 7, 2017 in Igando area of Alimosho while attempting to evade arrest after violating the State Traffic…

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FG commissions over N1b to flood control projects in Adamawa

The Federal Government has commissioned and handed over three flood erosion control projects worth over N1b in Adamawa state. Representing President Mohammadu Buhari the Minister of Health Prof Isaac Adewole who commissioned the project, said the projects were part of the 2017 first quarter Ecological Intervention Programme approved and awarded by the Federal Executive Council in the months of March and April 2017. “The projects are sited at Ganye-Dabora Daksam and Ganye-Yelwa roads in Ganye Local government areas;  while the third project, Bagole-Kofare flood erosion work is in Yola North…

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Suspected Ritualist nabbed In Oyo State

During  vehicle patrol, the Anti-Crime patrol team of the Iyaganku Area Command on 25/7/2018 at about 6:50 PM intercepted and arrested a suspected ritualist, Sodiq Rasheed,  with three human skulls exhumed from a cemetery in Omi-Adio area of the State. The suspect, was arrested with the exhibits along Ijebu-Ode/Idi Ayunre road. The 27-year-old suspect who confessed to the crime disclosed that an Islamic cleric simply known as Alfa Hadi currently at large requested him to bring the human parts for purpose of money-making rituals. The suspect is assisting in investigation…

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