A Magistrate Court in Isolo has sentenced a 24-year-old man, Tobechukwu Anyanwu, to two years imprisonment for stealing 34 pieces of boxers.
Anyanwu had on Monday, November 25, 2019 stolen 34 pieces of boxers valued N30,600 at the rate of N900 each from Globus Supermarket, Ago-Palace Way, Isolo LCDA and was caught by the security officer.
He was subsequently handed over to the police officers of Ago Divisional Police Station, Isolo from where he was charged to court.
The Prosecutor, Inspector Oje Uagbale explained that the accused was caught by the security lady manning the entrance of the supermarket who noticed he had kept something … >>> Read Full Story
Tunzi beats eighty-nine women to Miss Universe 2019.
Zozibini Tunzi has been crowned Miss Universe 2019 after beating eighty-nine women to the coveted title.
The event was held at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, on Sunday.
The 26-year-old hails from South Africa and spends her time working as an activist.
According to Tunzi, her biggest passions are ending gender-based violence and promoting natural beauty amongst women.
This year’s crown is called the “Power of Unity,” according to a video from Mouawad Jewelry.
It’s made with 18-karat gold and 1,770 diamonds, including a golden centrepiece stone weighing 62.83 carats, according to Rappler. The floral … >>> Read Full Story
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has decried the dire consequences that illicit financial flows have on the progress and development of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries.
Speaking at the head of a Nigerian delegation to the 110th session of ACP Group of States’ Council of Ministers’ meeting in Nairobi, Kenya yesterday, Agba identified with the council’s decision to urge the European Union (EU) for support in stemming the tide.
He took the opportunity of his remarks to commend the out-going Secretary-General of the ACP, Dr. Patrick Gomes, for his leadership of the ACP Secretariat and … >>> Read Full Story
Riot police block a section of Salisbury Road as people take part in a march from the Tsim Sha Tsui district to Hung Hom in Hong Kong on December 1, 2019. – Tens of thousands of black-clad protesters flooded into the streets of Hong Kong on December 1, ending a brief election lull and demanding the government make concessions after pro-democracy candidates won a landslide victory. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP)
Hong Kong protesters lit a fire outside court buildings, threw petrol bombs and spray-painted graffiti on government buildings, following a “generally peaceful” march at the weekend, police said on Monday.
Protesters called for … >>> Read Full Story
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to fight corruption within the ambit of the law.
Governor Wike declared that any action outside the tenets of the law is corruption.
Governor Wike spoke on Monday during the “Walk Against Corruption ” organised by the EFCC to mark this year’s International Anti-corruption Day.
He appealed to the EFCC to ensure that they establish processes to fight corruption within the rule of law.
“We urge the EFCC to fight corruption within the law. Anything that is against the rule of law is no longer a fight against corruption”, … >>> Read Full Story
Prof. Ademola Tayo.
The Vice-Chancellor of Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Prof. Ademola Tayo, has said the institution expelled the female student in a viral sex video in order to protect the institution and its alumni.
Prof. Tayo made the statement while speaking during a luncheon with journalists at the Babcock Guest House on Sunday.
Last month a video surfaced of two students making out. Babcock confirmed that the girl was a 300-level student and expelled as a result of the video and the boy was said to have been expelled before the incident.
The VC, however, said some stakeholders commended the university’s decision to expel the … >>> Read Full Story
Sowore struggling to get off the grips of security agents as they forcefully rearrested him
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•US expresses concern over re-arrest of Sowore
Deji Elumoye, Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja, Segun James and Martins Ifijeh in Lagos
The presidency yesterday launched a pushback against attacks on it following the face-off between Sahara Reporters’ Publisher and Convener, #RevolutionNow, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, and the Department of State Services (DSS) within the precinct of the Federal High Court in Abuja, at the weekend.
One of the presidential spokesmen, Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement, defended … >>> Read Full Story