Monday 6 July 2015

Photo: Five Nigerian students in Malaysia Police custody over alleged N125.2m Internet fraud

A Malaysian court has ordered the detention of five Nigerian students in Malysia for their alleged involvement in a N125.2m (RM2.4 million) internet fraud in Selangor & Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

According to local media reports, the 5 Nigerian students who are between the ages of 20 and 30 are undergraduates pursuing a degree in Information Technology in a leading University Kuala Lumpur. They were arrested on June 30, 2015.

President Buhari approves N400bn to pay workers’ salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a comprehensive relief package of over N400bn for the payment of workers’ salaries in the country.

According to a recent report of the Nigeria Labour Congress Task Force, 18 states are owing employees salary arrears of at least six months.

The debtor states include; Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Ekiti, Imo, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kogi. Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers and Zamfara.

Photos: Former Mr INEC, Attahiru Jega resume office at the University today

Former INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, resumed at the Department of Political Science, Bayero University, Kano, today for his academic appointment.

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182 suspected Boko Haram members freed by Nigeria Military

The Nigerian military on Monday released 182 Boko Haram suspects detained for alleged link with the terrorist group in Borno State, the army authority said.

Nigerian army chief, Lt. Gen Kenneth Minimah, who handed over the suspects to the Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, at a military base, said the suspects have been cleared by military authorities after necessary investigations.

Man United Winger Nani completes Fenerbahce move

Manchester United winger Nani has finally completed a transfer to Turkish giants Fenerbahce after  he under went a medical with the club before signing a deal believed to be in the region of £4.25 million.

United confirmed the news on their official website and wished the winger, who joined the club from Sporting Lisbon in 2007, well in the new chapter in his career.

Aliko Dangote: "Buying #Arsenal will put Nigeria on the map"

Africa richest business mogul Aliko Dangote has confirm his interest in purchasing Premier League big name, Arsenal FC. Dangote reveal to Forbes that his reason to acquire Arsenal is to put his country Nigeria on the global map.

The 58-year-old, who has amassed a £12.2 billion fortune since founding his own business in 1978, is the majority shareholder in an enormous company that supplies 90% of Nigeria’s 170 million population with flour, cement and sugar.

Photo: Police parade suspected Ikorodu Bank Robbers

The Lagos State Police Command today paraded suspected persons who was involve in the June 24 bank robbery in the Ikorodu area of the State.

The arrested suspects have been identified as Monday Akpan, Bright Agbojule, Jafaru and Baba Ibeji. Baba Ibeji was reportedly arrested in Ondo State while the three other suspects were arrested in Ikorodu.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger delighted to play Terminator in New Movie

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger  has express delight after been pick again to play the lead role in the new series of Terminator called Genisys.

Speaking with The Sunday Mirror magazine Notebook, Schwarzenegger said: 

US pledge support in fight against Boko Haram

Is this the first time we are actually hearing that the United States is lending support in the first against terrorism in Nigeria? Well, after another series of deadly attack by dreaded terrorist group, Boko Haram, the United States has vowed to support Nigeria

The Islamists have launched a series of attacks on mosques, villages and markets in Borno state in the past few days, claiming more than two hundred lives. And again just yesterday, a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a church in the restive northeastern city of Potiskum, killing five worshipers.