The United States Attorney’s Office at the Central District of California says that Hushpuppi will be sentenced in late October 2021. The National quoted the social media service as saying that it had well-established processes with law enforcement and a policy on “inmate takedown requests” in place for prisoners active on social media. According to the Dubai police, 13 luxury cars, estimated at 35 million Dirham (N3.7bn) were recovered from the house where they were arrested. Abbas used Instagram to show his largesse, sharing photos of extravagant shopping trips, luxury cars, clothes and watches. Abbas owned a fleet of luxury cars, including a Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maybach.
September 20, 2021 18:00 UTC
The Nigerian Navy Ship Victory (NNSV) has arrested three suspected smugglers with 1,209 bags of illegally smuggled parboiled rice along the waterways. “These suspects were arrested with a wooden boat laden with 1,209 bags of foreign parboiled rice at 2 nautical miles, southeast of the Calabar fairway buoy. We are handing over the suspects and the rice to officials of the Nigeria Customs Service. “We are going to prosecute the suspects accordingly, while the rice would be converted to seizure,” he assured. VERDICT: The claim that water gotten from snails (snail slime) and peak milk can cure partial or full stroke is false.
September 20, 2021 17:48 UTC
A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, adjourned till November 2 to continue the trial in the N50 million suit filed against Ethiopian Airlines over the loss of luggage with items worth $13,550. The plaintiffs are also praying the court to award the sum of N50 million as exemplary damages against Ethiopian Airlines for the inconveniences they suffered and denial of the use of items occasioned by the airlines’ action and commission. They held that the airlines handle passengers’ luggage with utmost care and diligence and added that plaintiffs’ claims are not in accordance with the laws governing international transportation by air. After the evidence of the first plaintiff, the trial judge, Justice Donatus Okorowo, adjourned the matter till November 2, 2021, for the continuation of the trial. This report x-rays the lives and experiences of residents in getting clean, potable and affordable water amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.
September 20, 2021 17:48 UTC
This twist is known as the ultimate veto power, which was introduced on Monday, day 58 of the show and beginning of the penultimate final week. The winner of the ultimate veto power game will be crowned the ultimate veto power holder for the week. As the ultimate veto power holder, the housemate will get the power of immunity and the power to choose the head of House for the week. The housemate with the most points wins the ultimate veto power. The game for the ultimate veto power holder was quite different from the usual Head of House games.
September 20, 2021 17:48 UTC
NCS Zone A Coordinator, Modupe Aremu, an Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) of Customs, disclosed this on Monday during a working visit to Seme Border Area Command. xAccording to her, border management surveillance will be done electronically through the use of drones to ensure that there will be an area overview of what is happening. She urged Seme Customs to keep abreast of all the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) protocols in order to understand what was happening. xShe expressed the hope that the scanner at the border would start functioning to help simplify processes as much as possible. Earlier, Seme Customs Comptroller, Bello Jibo, noted that enforcement activities were not affected by the border closure as the command made a remarkable interception of 1244 suspected smuggled goods with a duty paid value of over N856 million.
September 20, 2021 17:47 UTC
How ritual killers sold hand of girl for N20,000, other hand used for money-making soapRitualists suspected to be dealers in human parts have sold one of the hands of a young girl for a sum of N20,000 in Offa, Kwara State. Confirming what he described as the culpable homicide and trafficking in human parts, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Okasanmi Ajayi, warned of grave legal consequences for perpetrators of crimes and criminality in Kwara State. Ajayi said: “The Kwara State Police command wishes to reiterate for the umpteenth time her intolerance to any form or acts of criminality and lawlessness in the state. “The command, therefore, wishes to advise criminal elements to vacate Kwara State or risk being arrested, prosecuted and be permanently accommodated in the Correctional facilities. “Another arrested suspect by name Shittu Abdulmalik Wale ‘male’ of Imam compound, Offa also confessed to have used the second hand of the deceased for money-making soap.
September 20, 2021 17:37 UTC
Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike has expressed disappointment over the exclusion of Rivers State from states that are to benefit from the projects to be executed with the fresh loan that the Federal Government is seeking to obtain from the World Bank. Of all the projects, in all the states, Federal Government did not include Rivers State. “Look at the list of projects that states will benefit from this money they’re borrowing from the World Bank, that they have sent to National Assembly for approval, the only states that are not benefitting is Rivers State. “It is the prerogative of Mr. President; if he says he does not like Rivers State, if the ruling party says they don’t like Rivers State, I won’t kill myself. According to Governor Wike, what the FIRS was doing was illegal and could be likened to robbing from the states.
September 20, 2021 17:26 UTC
Not fewer than 23 communities from Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State on Monday trooped out in protest against the State Government’s plan to lease Urhonigbe Forest Reserve to a private investor, SARO Oil PalmThe protesting communities therefore, appealed to Governor Godwin Obaseki to shelve the plan and save their heritages. Spokesman of the protesters, Chief G.O Osadolor, who addressed journalists at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo State Council, said “The Urhonigbe forest reserve is our only means of livelihood, where we do farming to sustain our family and children. Our children, most of who are graduates and have no job, engage in farming in the forest reserve. “Many youths from Orhionmwon local government area, who are not interested in criminal activities, engaged in farming in the forest reserve as there is no employment after graduating from school”, he added. YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNEBuhari Urges MTN For Quality Service, Downward Price Review In Cost Of Data, Other ServicesPresident Muhammadu Buhari Friday at State House Abuja urged the MTN Group to make the available top-of-the-range service to its Nigerian subscribers… Edo communities protest govt’s plan to lease forest reserves to private investor Edo communities protest govt’s plan to lease forest reserves to private investor Edo communities protest govt’s plan to lease forest reserves to private investor Edo communities protest govt’s plan to lease forest reserves to private investor.
September 20, 2021 17:25 UTC
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday called on service personnel in Lagos military commands to be fully committed to their constitutional responsibilities of keeping the peace and strengthening security in the state. The relationship we have been enjoying between the state government and the entire security agencies, especially the Nigerian Army, has been commendable. “I acknowledge the leadership role being played by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division with other security agencies in raising the bar of security surveillance, training, information sharing and collaboration in operations. The Army chief, who disclosed that part of his mission in Lagos was to boost the morale of his men, promised to improve on the collaboration. To officers in the entourage of the COAS include GOC 81 Division, Maj. Gen. L.A. Fejokwu; Commander of Training and Doctrine, Maj. Gen. S.O.
September 20, 2021 17:15 UTC
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has cautioned the leadership of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to desist from the pursuit of abnormalities capable of sinking the unity of the country on the altar of ethnicity and nepotism. He then urged the NEF to place the survival and restructuring of the country above all other considerations. “It’s obvious that choice of the North is hauntingly put the nation backwards and in disaster, President Buhari’s presidency had failed the North but favors South-Western Nigeria in projects and empowerment of South-West politicians. The South-West felt marginalized in Jonathan’s presidency in appointments and political positions. This report x-rays the lives and experiences of residents in getting clean, potable and affordable water amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state.
September 20, 2021 17:03 UTC
A travel agent, named Maria Silvia scammed Manchester United striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, out of £250,000 (about N140 million) after the football star entrusted her with his credit cards and pin. The 53-year-old travel agent also scammed Ronaldo’s super-agent Jorge Mendes of £14,000 and Manchester United winger, Nani, of over £1,500. The paper read, “The travel agent had to plug the hole in the firm’s accounts. The travel agent, who currently works as a cleaner, was first interrogated in 2013 before her eventual sentence on Sunday, September 19, 2021. As part of her court deal, she had agreed to repay her firm a sum of £7,680 sparing her prison sentence.
September 20, 2021 10:50 UTC
Ukraine on Monday launched joint military exercises with the United States and other NATO countries as tensions with Russia remain high over the Kremlin-backed insurgency in the country’s east. The annual Rapid Trident military exercises, taking place in western Ukrainian until October 1, involve some 6,000 soldiers from 15 countries, Ukraine’s defence ministry said in a statement. The head of the exercises, Brigadier General Vladyslav Klochkov, said the drills were “an important step towards Ukraine’s European integration”. “The Ukrainian military, which has been holding back Russian aggression for eight years, will share its unique combat experience with its international colleagues,” he added. The drills start a week after Russia and Belarus held military exercises involving 200,000 personnel, one of their biggest drills in recent years.
September 20, 2021 09:56 UTC
A gunman opened fire on a Russian university campus on Monday killing at least eight people, investigators said, in the country’s second mass shooting this year to target students. State media broadcast amateur footage reportedly taken during the attack showing an individual dressed in black tactical clothing, including a helmet, carrying a weapon and walking through the campus. In a statement carried by Russian news agencies, the health ministry said 24 people were receiving treatment, including 19 who had received gunshot wounds. On the day of that attack — one of the worst in recent Russian history — Putin called for a review of gun control laws. In October 2018, another teenage gunman killed 20 people at a Kerch technical college in Crimea, the peninsula Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
September 20, 2021 09:45 UTC
The men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 45-year-old man, Olaoluwa Jimoh, for allegedly impregnating his own biological daughter (name withheld). The suspect was arrested last week Thursday following a complaint by the victim that her father was fond of defiling her and later got her pregnant. The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyem disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Oyeyemi added that the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged at Ode-Remo divisional headquarters by the victim. Upon the report, the DPO, Ode Remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly detailed his detectives to go after the suspect and he was promptly arrested.
September 20, 2021 09:33 UTC
The candidate of the Young Progressives Party in the forthcoming Anambra State Governorship Election, Ifeanyi Ubah, says there will be trouble if the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra insists that the November 6, 2021 election won’t hold. Ubah, who represents Anambra South in the upper legislative chamber, made this known on Monday in an interview with BBC Pidgin monitored by The PUNCH. IPOB had threatened that no election would hold in the entire South-East zone (Imo, Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia states) till it achieved its agitation for secession from the Nigerian state. When asked what the sit-at-home order by IPOB had caused Anambra, Ubah said, “You cannot estimate (it), the trauma also is so much. “We have everything as contained in the Nigerian constitution as a legitimate state, a state that can make what we want.
September 20, 2021 09:29 UTC