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Garba Shehu’s ‘rat invasion’ claim disgraceful, Buhari should sack him – Group

A civil society organisation, Rescue Nigerian Economy Project, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu. A statement on Wednesday by its Executive Secretary, Dennis Alamu-George said Shehu’s comment that rats invaded Buhari’s office while he was on medical vacation was a disgrace and embarrassment to […] Garba Shehu’s ‘rat invasion’ claim disgraceful, Buhari should sack him – Group [hmp_player]

I am willing to spend more money in zoo – Rochas Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said he was ready to invest more resources to develop the zoological garden in the state to international standard. According to him, Imo government would support any idea that would promote nature. Okorocha made the promise when the Association of Zoological Gardens and Parks, led by Dr […] I am willing to spend more money in zoo – Rochas Okorocha [hmp_player]

I raped 7-year-old boy – Cobbler confesses

A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Wednesday, remanded a cobbler, Tahiru Abdullahi, 55, in prison for allegedly engaging in homosexuality with a boy. When the charge of committing an unnatural offence was read to the accused, he pleaded guilty and begged the court for leniency. The Prosecutor, Insp. Muazu Abdullahi, had told court that one […] I raped 7-year-old boy – Cobbler confesses [hmp_player]

Two police sergeants killed in Osun, as driver tries to evade FRSC arrest

Two police sergeants were on Monday killed by a driver, Olumiyiwa Emmanuel, as he tried to escape arrest by the officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), along Osogbo-Ilesha road. An eye witness revealed that the driver was a popular internet fraudster in the state. The source explained that officials of the FRSC had […] Two police sergeants killed in Osun, as driver tries to evade FRSC arrest [hmp_player]

Champions League: UEFA places PSG, Barcelona in pot two for tomorrow’s draw in Monaco [see full list]

UEFA has placed PSG and Barcelona in pot two in the Champions League draw that will be conducted in Monaco on Thursday . The two clubs are amongst the second seeds. Reigning champions Real Madrid head the pot of top seeds which has the champions from the eight highest- ranked countries in the UEFA rankings. […] Champions League: UEFA places PSG, Barcelona in pot two for tomorrow’s draw in Monaco [see full list] [hmp_player]

Fulani herdsmen rape 72-year-old woman to coma in Ondo

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have raped a 72-year-old woman identified as Akinseye (other names withheld) to coma on her farmland in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State. Speaking on her ordeal in the hands of the alleged rapists, the septuagenarian told newsmen that she was working on her farm on the fateful day when […] Fulani herdsmen rape 72-year-old woman to coma in Ondo [hmp_player]

Nigerian Army monitoring anti-government, anti-military speeches on social media‎ – Spokesman

The Nigerian Army said it will now monitor the social media for anti-government and anti-military speeches. The Director of Defence Information, Major-General John Enenche, told Channels that the move became necessary in the light of troubling activities and misinformation capable of jeopardizing the unity of the country. Major General Enenche, said that the social media […] Nigerian Army monitoring anti-government, anti-military speeches on social media‎ – Spokesman [hmp_player]

Man arraigned over N8m dud cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday arraigned one Jacob Jerome Mona before Justice K.N Kunaza of the Bauchi State High Court, Bauchi on a three-count charge of conspiracy, criminal breach of trust and Issuance of dud cheque to the tune of Eight Million Naira. Jacob who is the Managing Director, Tari Oil and […] Man arraigned over N8m dud cheque [hmp_player]

Barcelona forward Munir wants Roma loan move

Barcelona forward, Munir El-Haddadi is eager for a loan to Roma with option to buy, but Barcelona have received better offers, including from Crystal Palace. Munir has rejected all other proposals because he wants to join the Giallorossi, According to Sky Sport Italia. The 22-year-old spent last season on loan at Valencia, contributing eight goals […] Barcelona forward Munir wants Roma loan move [hmp_player]

Buhari: What rats invasion of President’s office truly represents – Fani Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has once again called on President Muhammadu Buhari, after he cancelled his first Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, following his return from a three-month medical vacation in the UK. Fani-Kayode, in a series of tweets on Wednesday, claimed that God was using the rats in his office, to speak […] Buhari: What rats invasion of President’s office truly represents – Fani Kayode [hmp_player]