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September 15, 2018 6:09 AM Dogara: What we are doing to stop Speaker’s impeachment – Lawmakers

Lawmakers under the aegis of Parliamentary Democrats Group, PDG, has raised the alarm over plans to impeach Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, after receiving the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form. Spokesperson of the PDG, Mr. Timothy Golu, in a statement on Friday, warned that any move to impeach Dogara would be met with utmost 27

September 15, 2018 6:01 AM El-Rufai makes new appointment

Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-rufai has approved the appointment of AIG Mohammed Murtala Abbass as Special Adviser in Security/Coordinator, Operation Yaki. This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday and signed by the Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity. According to the statement 21

September 13, 2018 6:12 AM Fake SARS officer arrested in Abuja

A suspected fake officer of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, identified as Tijani Omeka, who poses as Corporal Tijani, has been arrested in Abuja. Omeka was reportedly arrested following a tip-off from one of those he defrauded. The suspect, who is a taxi driver, operates within Mararaba, Area 1 axis of Abuja and extorts money from his victims 27

September 12, 2018 2:52 PM Gunmen shoot police sergeant dead in Imo, escape with his riffle

Suspected gunmen on Tuesday shot dead a sergeant identified as Christian Nnamani, in Owerri, Imo State capital. The hoodlums, who made away with the AK47 rifle belonging to the slain policeman, also shot a passerby. The incident was said to have happened around 9pm on Tuesday at Control post Roundabout, opposite Assumpta Catholic Church, Owerri archdiocesan 25

September 11, 2018 2:17 PM Popular Catholic priest reportedly assassinated in Imo

Unknown gunmen have killed Rev. Fr Jude Egbom, of St. Patrick’s Parish, Amuchu of the Catholic Diocese of Orlu, Imo State. Fr. Egbom, DAILY POST gathered was assassinated while having his haircut in his hometown. A resident of the community, Ikem Obioma, said, “Fr Jude Egbom, who visited his hometown, Umuwala during the weekend, decided to have a haircut 46

September 9, 2018 6:07 PM Police arrest 60-year-old Ifa priestess, 2 sons over alleged kidnapping

The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested a 60-year-old Ifa chief priestess and her two sons in connection with some kidnap cases in the state. The spokesman for the command, CSP Chike Oti, made the development known in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Oti said that the suspects were arrested on Saturday at their home at No.15, Irepodun Street, Egan, Igando 23

September 9, 2018 6:01 AM Senatorial aspirant’s guard kills two persons in Oyo

A security operative in the convoy of a senatorial aspirant in Oyo State killed two persons in Oyo town on Saturday. The guard killed the two persons after firing gunshots to disperse people running after the politician’s vehicle. According to Punch, a man and a woman were killed on the spot while another sustained injuries from the gunshots. He said that the politician 27

September 7, 2018 6:14 PM Seychelles vs Nigeria: What Kelechi Nwakali told Rohr about starting AFCON qualifier

Arsenal midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali has told Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr that he is ready to take the challenge if called upon to start Saturday’s African Cup of Nations qualifying game against Seychelles. The German coach gave Nwakali his first call-up as several Super Eagles fans had clamored that he should be invited to the team after starring 23

September 6, 2018 2:10 PM BREAKING: Police sack 3 Inspectors over raid on Edwin Clark’s home

The three Inspectors who raided the home of elder statesman, Edwin Clark, have been dismissed by the Nigeria Police Force. Their dismissal was contained in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood on Thursday. Moshood said the officers were dismissed for their ‘unprofessional misconduct while in search of the residence of Chief 22

September 5, 2018 12:12 PM Armed robbers rob GTBank in Cross River

Four suspected armed robbers have been arrested while robbing Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank) at the Cattle Ranch in Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State. An eyewitness, who gave his name as Matthew, said Udofia, who is also known as Junior, is a native of Akwa Ibom State. He said the suspects were later handed over to the police after they had been thoroughly 30