Bedtime Stories: Buhari Seeks Confirmation Of Eight Supreme Court Justices, Solskjaer Takes Another Swipe At Mourinho, Woman Bags 98yrs For Stealing Bank’s N49m And $368,000

El-Rufai Accused Of Delay In Naming New Emir Of Zazzau, Runs To Buhari

Despite the submission of three names to the Kaduna State Government for the appointment of a new Emir of Zazzau, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, has yet to make any pronouncements, DAILY POST can report.

It is not a secret that the kingmakers nominated three princes last Thursday.

The rigorous exercise was witnessed by top government and security officials El-Rufai himself dispatched…READ MORE>>>

 

Buhari Seeks Confirmation Of Eight Supreme Court Justices

Buhari approves new board members for NLNG, BGT

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday asked the Senate to confirm the nomination of eight Justices of the Appeal Court for appointment as Supreme Court Justices.

The affected Justices of the Appeal Court include M. Lawal Garba (North West); Helen M. Ogunwumiju (South West); Abdul Aboki (North West); I. M. Saulawa (North West); Adamu Jauro (North East); Samuel C. Oseji South-South); Tijjani Abubakar (North East) and Emmanuel A. Agim (South-South).

Buhari’s letter reads: “Pursuant to Section 231 (2) of the 1999 Constitution, as amended, and upon the advice of the National Judicial Council, I hereby present for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the underlisted Eight (8) Justices of the Court of Appeal as Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, according to their ranking of seniority at the Court of Appeal.”…READ MORE>>>

 

Solskjaer Takes Another Swipe At Mourinho

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has hit back at Jose Mourinho as the verbal spat between both managers continues.

Solskjaer took a swipe at Mourinho, after the Tottenham boss complained about the dimensions of the goalposts for his side’s Europa League win over Macedonian side Shkendija.

Mourinho responded by taunting Solskjaer over United’s perceived reliance on penalties, suggesting his successor at Old Trafford would like the 18-yard box to be extended to 22 yards…READ MORE>>>

 

Woman Bags 98yrs For Stealing Bank’s N49m And $368,000

Woman bags 98yrs for stealing bank?s N49m and $368,000 (photo)

A former staff of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Oreoluwa Adesakin, has been sentenced to 98 years in prison by Justice Muniru Olagunju of Oyo High Court for fraud.

A statement released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, said Adesakin was found to have committed financial fraud against her employers to the tune of N49,320,652.32 and an additional $368,203.00 belonging to the bank, which she converted to personal use.

She was prosecuted by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 14-count charges bordering on stealing, forgery, and fraudulent accounting…READ MORE>>>

 

Nigeria May Experience COVID-19 Virus Explosion In Low Testing States- NCDC Warns

Nigeria may experience COVID-19 virus explosion in low testing states- NCDC warns

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has warned that Nigeria may experience an explosion in the number of COVID-19.

Speaking in a TV interview in Abuja, Ihekweazu said a second wave of the virus is inevitable in Nigeria. He urged all states in Nigeria to increase the number of testing as some people might be positive and still asymptomatic.

A few days ago, the NCDC listed nine states that have tested the least number of samples for COVID-19. Among the states are Taraba, Adamawa, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger, Kebbi, Zamfara, Jigawa and Yobe…READ MORE>>>

 

Lady Pours Hot Water On 8-Year-Old Househelp For Licking Milk

Lady pours hot water on 8-year-old househelp for licking milk

An Anambra couple have been called out for maltreating their 8-year-old househelp.

The couple identified as Mrs Ogochukwu Anichukwu and Mr. Emmanuel Anichukwu were accused of flogging the little girl mercilessly and starving her repeatedly. It was further gathered that the girl has been seen several times eating sand because of starvation.

The couple were recently dragged to the human right legal initiative in Ekwulobia, Anambra State following the injury the 8-year-old househelp sustained after allegedly being poured hot water by Ogochukwu…READ MORE>>> 

 

Governor Zulum Speaks After Boko Haram Attacked His Convoy For The Second Time In A Week

I?ll be more careful ? Governor Zulum speaks after Boko Haram attacked his convoy for the second time in a week

Governor Babagana Zulum has disclosed that he will now be “more careful” following recent attacks launched by Boko Haram insurgents on his convoy.

The Governor said this after members of the National Assembly from Borno state paid him a sympathy visit in respect of the recent ambushes on his convoy.

Zulum who thanked the lawmakers for the visit, said he remains undeterred in his determination to deliver a peaceful Borno State in no distant time. He added that the situation in the state is still “very dicey” especially in view of himself and those who accompanied him to the northern parts of Borno State…READ MORE>>>

 

One Die As Protesting Youths Raze Police Station And Immigration Post In Katsina

One die as protesting youths raze police station and immigration post in Katsina

One person has been confirmed dead in a protest organized by restive youths in Daddara village in Jibia Local Government Area of Katsina state.

The aggrieved youths took to the streets to protest the inadequate security in their community that has led them to witness several attacks from bandits. The youths burnt the Police and Immigration posts in the border town.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Isah Gambo, said the situation has been brought under control and that 43 persons have been arrested in connection with the protest…READ MORE>>>