Stella Dimoko Korkus.com: News Round Up Today 11/10/16 -Dailypost

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

News Round Up Today 11/10/16 -Dailypost

Good morning! Good morning! Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian newspapers :




- Following the general public outcry and condemnations, the Department of State Service, DSS, has finally released the seven senior judges arrested at the weekend.
The judges, who were released on bail Sunday night on personal recognizance are Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court; Adeniyi Ademola of the Federal High Court, Abuja; Kabir Auta of the Kano High Court; Mu’azu Pindiga of the Gombe High Court, Mohammed Tsamiya of the Court of Appeal, Ilorin; and the Chief Judge of Enugu State Justice I. A. Umezulike.




- There was pandemonium in Alcohol community in Benue State after a police officer shot and killed an okada rider over N50.
The officer, who was on duty along Aliade-Awajir bulleted an Okada rider identified as Friday was killed for interfering while the officer was allegedly arguing with a fellow Okada rider who had refused to give him N50 bribe.



- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday picked up former Abia State governorship candidate, Uche Ogah, over allegations of forgery.
Ogah, who doubles as the president of oil firm, Masters Energy Oil and Gas, was arrested on the ground of having conspired with some persons still at large to forge a Memorandum of Understanding between his company, and Mut-Hass Petroleum Limited sometime in March 2011.



- President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the determination of his administration to diversify the economy through increased local production of goods and services.
President Buhari, who spoke on Monday at the opening of the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit, noted that with a diversified economy, Nigeria would not have to depend on a single commodity to survive as a nation.



- Kidnappers of four pupils, a teacher and a vice-principal of Lagos Junior Model College, Igbonla, Epe, Lagos State, have given the victims’ families 48 hours to pay the ransoms or risk losing them.
The abductors also informed the families on Monday that the health condition of the schoolboy, reported to be sick, had worsened.

Those whisked away during the unfortunate incident were identified as Isaac Adebisi, Okonkwo Emmanuel, Abu and Jeremiah; the English Language/Civic Education teacher, Lukman Oyerinde, and the VP, A.O. Oyesola.



-Two soldiers, Lance Corporals Musa Maidabra and Edwin George, serving at 122D30 Regiment in Maiduguri, Borno State, have been arrested for transporting the ransom that was paid for the release of the wife of the Central Bank Governor, Margaret Emefiele.
The two soldiers, who abducted Emefiele and three others along Benin-Agbor Road about two weeks ago and were released 24 hours later after the payment of undisclosed amount to their abductors, said they received N6.5m each as their share of the ransom estimated to be around N80m when paraded in Abuja on Monday.


- Northern have begged President Muhammadu Buhari to work harder at fixing the ailing economy because there was serious hunger and starvation in the land.
The northern leaders, who made this appeal in Kaduna on Monday, said that despite the current economic woes rocking the President Buhari’s administration, their votes for him (Buhari) in the 2015 presidential election were never wasted.


- The Federal Government on Monday declared that the price of rice would start to fall from November this year.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who spoke whileaddressing members of the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development at the headquarters of the ministry in Abuja, stated that more Nigerians had returned to their various farms, adding that at the next harvesting season next month, the price of rice would start to crash.



- Security operatives in Benue on Monday arrested one Emmanuel Kumator, a suspected member of the gang controlled by ‎one Terwase Akwaza, alias Ghana.

The police nabbed him along Tor-Donga – Shiakper road in Katsina-Ala local government area of the state and recovered dangerous weapons such as 2 AKA47 magazines, 28 special rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 27 NATO rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 1 pair of camouflage uniform with a jungle cap, 1 stolen motorcycle, a bunch of charms, 9 assorted mobile phones, 1 cartridge and ammunition, 1 amnesty participant ID tag, several car and motorcycle keys and assorted phone chargers.





8 comments:

Sdk henchman said...

Good to know

Loveme Jeje said...

Alcohol community hmmmmmm Benue people will not kill someone

Spicy April said...

Where can Nigerians be safe? Even the military ex and serving officers join in kidnapping.

Esther Okoro said...

I hope the price of rice will fall by next month.So the okada man died just like that. God, please save the school children that was kidnapped, let them return safely .




God Bless Everyone.

Anonymous said...

Nigeria

Omolabake bukky said...

All these drunk policemen Sha.....
Stella weldone jare

EEA said...

noted

Nigeria we hail thee

iyke david said...

Ogogoro village, What are they into?Alcohol.

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