Niger Police nab Two suspects for fraud, car theft

Police operatives attached to Chanchaga division of Niger state command on Monday 14th September,acting on tip-off, has arrested one Mohammed Idris Abubakar aged 26yrs ‘m’ of Sabi Nassarawa Bosso Area Minna, a fake  military personnel with a Mercedes Benz, golden colour with Reg. No. California 5JUZ 074. The suspect allegedly defrauded over twenty POS operators at various points in Minna and other parts of the State of about One Million,Two Hundred and Sixty-Three Thousand Naira(1,263,000:00k).Idris Abubakar specialized in generating fake alert to defraud his unsuspecting victims, Police said the suspect…

2nd SUMMIT: Oyo Govt,NAPTIP pledge to support JIFORM …..as JIFORM President visits NAPTIP DG 

The second annual Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM) global migration summit today received boost from the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) as the agency pledged support for the event. Speaking during a visit led by JIFORM President, Ajibola Abayomi,accompanied by Joseph Undu Seater of Daily Independent to the  NAPTIP Headquarters in Abuja on Friday,the Director General of the agency, Barr. Julie Donli-Okoli applauded the foundation and expressed readiness to work with the body and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the nation was rid of…

NiDCOM Chairman relaunches diaspora newsletter, plans online radio

Impressed by the production of the repackaged Diaspora Newsletter,  Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has announced that the Commission will soon float a Diaspora radio station. She gave this hit when the staff of the Media, Public Relations and Protocols Unit of the Commission led by the Head of the Unit Abdur-Rahman  Balogun presented her with copies of the newly produced official newsletter in Abuja. Dabiri-Erewa said the production of the newsletter will give those in the Diaspora some participatory responsibility and afford them the opportunity…

Think futuristically,plan for what will happen ahead – Adeyemi advocates

By Maryam Kehinde Abdulazeez An Islamic scholar has urged Nigerians to put on their thinking cap, ” think by yourself, for yourself and about yourself, so that other people’s thoughts, opinions and manipulation of sentences and statement won’t drain you to be who you are not suppose to be”. This call was made while discussing the topic:- HIJRAH HIGHLIGHTS: Where are the thinking Muslims? during an Islamic weekly program tagged “TALK ISLAM” on Jordan 93.9 FM Abuja. Ustaz (Dr) Abdulfattah Adeyemi, the CEO Baynakum Family Counseling Centre, Abuja who doubled…

Time To Interrogate Internet Fraud In Nigeria By Seun Awogbenle

To save our country from what has become a national embarrassment, we must therefore redouble our fight against Internet fraud and clampdown on all the criminals who are involved. Lack of economic opportunity will never justify this wave of obsession for fraud and resort to cybercrime. Cybercrime and advanced fee fraud is growing at a very disturbing rate almost everywhere in Nigeria. I read recently in the news that two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology were arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over alleged…

FG-ASUU Impasse Becoming Too Expensive To Ignore By Olabisi Deji-Folutile

If ASUU remains adamant and the Federal government sticks to its guns, is this how we will all watch until these public institutions totally collapse? I pity Nigerian youths. The only thing they are probably enjoying in Nigeria today is this free university education, although I don’t know how sustainable this can be if we are really serious about good university education .If only Nigerians are fully aware of the damage being done to the nation’s tertiary education sector, especially its universities, with this impasse in negotiations between the Federal…

Femi Adesina Concocts Salacious Lies In Defense Of Dictator Muhammadu Buhari By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, in a piece titled “Soyinka Slams President Buhari, Says Nigeria Divided Like Never Before Under Him” published by SaharaReporters, Tuesday, Soyinka explains why Nigeria has never been so divided in our history like under General Muhammadu Buhari. 1. “Does anyone deny that it was this president who went to sleep while communities were consistently ravaged by cattle marauders, were raped and displaced in their thousands and turned into beggars all over the landscape?” 2. Was it a different president who, on being finally persuaded to visit…