Thursday, 9 July 2015
Contrary to the civil service regulations, controversial Martins Ugwu, who has been working since 2006 in the Ministry of Health using the name, Dr. George Davidson Daniel, was offered a job a week after he submitted his application for employment.
The Federal Government has however ordered the Departments of Finance and Accounts and Human Resources to do a thorough computation of what he had earned for nine years with a view to ensuring that he returns the money to the government’s coffers.
Speaking to reporters, the father of the deceased, Pa Ekhator, said that he suspected that the deliverance went wrong when his son was thrown to the ground, with his hands and legs tied.
“They forced him and tied him up, as usual, and threw him down. From there, they carried a bucket of water and poured it on his body. The mother asked why. They said that was what they usually did; that after struggling, they wanted him to have some rest. After about five minutes, she came out crying that Osayande was dead,” he said.
Nigerian Man Smuggling Cocaine To China Dies At Airport After Capsules Of Cocaine Burst In His Stomach
A 32-year-old suspected drug trafficker, Obiefuna Ndulue, lost his life after cocaine capsules burst in his stomach.
Lagos socialite and publisher of the defunct Hearts Magazine, Chief Goddy Anabor, is now a Kabukabu driver! And this is authoritative.
YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine gathered exclusively that the erstwhile billionaire whose name and titles the likes of Sir Shina Peters, Oliver de Coque and so many other musicians documented lavishly in some of their albums now engages in the business to keep body and soul together, and after falling on bad times.
Accused of fraud and money laundering by EFCC, they were arraigned today for receiving N1.35b kickback from a government contractor and have been remanded in prison custody in Kano till September 28.
Police in Norway fired their guns only twice last year – and no one was hurt – new statistics which reveal the country’s low level of gun use have shown. Norwegian officers drew their weapons just 42 times in 2014, the lowest number of times in the last 12 years. Only two people were killed in police shootings in the same period.
Two would-be suicide bombers have been arrested in Yola for attempting to sell an explosive device given to them by two men, the police have said. The boys were given the device to take to Bauchare, a suburb of Yola.
The bombers, aged 9 and 11, were arrested after they attempted to sell the improvised explosive device before it exploded injuring one of the suicide bombers. The incident occurred opposite Federal Road Safety Corp office, along Numan road, Yola.
This curious cat got up close and personal with a tourist while on safari at the Masai Mara game reserve in Kenya.
Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos today convicted one Kutumisana Mbuta Blaise, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, for money laundering.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has confirmed that former Nigeria international football player, Sunday Oliseh will coach the Super Eagles with a team that will include a Dutch man as an assistant.
Members of the public spotted Wang Ni wearing just her underwear when she was walking through traffic holding up a sign that read "I want to sell my body".
The lobster, pictured, was caught off the coast of Scotland near Dunbar and it is believed that just one in five million have the incredible colouring that led him to a sea life centre - instead of the dinner table.
A teenager got more than a Big Mac when he popped out to his local McDonald's.
Christopher Kellie, 21, from Mount Vernon, Glasgow, was studying to become a personal trainer and ventured down to his local fast food joint in quest of a part-time job.
The 6ft 1in brunette, who was just 16 at the time, left with a modelling contract.
Called the Excellence Child Seat, the Sweden firm's concept replaces the passenger seat (pictured) with an adjustable baby seat that rises, falls, swivels and tilts at the touch of a button.
From the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Paula Radcliffe and Sir Matthew Pinsent, the Royal Box was full with a star-studded crowd as Andy Murray took to Centre Court at Wimbledon yesterday.
A British man has been arrested by Massachusetts State Police after he allegedly started assaulting his wife on board a flight from London to Texas - forcing the flight crew to divert the plane to Boston.