NDLEA arrests Illegal arms dealers selling ammunition for mere N500 in Bauchi

Some illegal arms dealers who sell ammunition for as low as N500, have been arrested by operatives of the Bauchi State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).  The suspects identified as Dung Bulus Rwang and Dachollum Yohanna, were arrested with 1,360 rounds of live ammunition of 7.6mm calibre during a motorised patrol along Bauchi-Jos Road.  An AK- 47 magazine was also found in the commercial Vectra car the suspects were using to convey the ammunition. Jonah Achema, spokesperson of the NDLEA in the state revealed that the suspects who neatly concealed…

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Nigeria now Africa’s largest economy, as South Africa slips into recession

Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as the continent’s largest economy, a report by Bloomberg has shown. Nigeria’s re-emergence as Africa’s biggest economy followed South Africa’s slump into its second recession in two years, as severe rolling power blackouts frustrate President Cyril Ramaphosa’s attempt to revive growth. The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) welcomed Nigeria’s new dominant economic status, which it attributed to the policies of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to stimulate growth. The South African economy contracted 1.4 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to official statistics…

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I caught my Imam Husband having sex with a married woman -Wife tells court

I caught my cleric husband red-handed making love with a married woman,” 44-year-old seamstress Rebecca Adeniyi told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Wednesday. The petitioner said that her husband, Yusuf, with whom she had four children in their 15 years marriage, built a mosque and started sleeping with his female members both single and married. Rebecca said: “I caught him having sexual intercourse with one of our members’ wives. I grabbed the woman and tore her clothes. “I raised the alarm; he started begging me not to expose…

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Trump Donates His Salary To Help Fight Coronavirus

The President of the United States,  Donald Trump has donated his fourth quarterly salary to the Department of Health and Human Services to help fight the outbreak of coronavirus in the US. Trump made the payment after taking a trip to the National Institute of Health on Tuesday afternoon to meet top immunologist Anthony Fauci as the US now has 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus with nine deaths recorded in Washington. Trump’s yearly salary is $400,000 from which he is paid $100,000 every 3 months. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham…

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Woman docked for bathing neighbor with urine

A woman, Sherifat Shakirudeen, who allegedly assaulted her neighbour by bathing him with urine on his face and body, was yesterday brought before a Lagos Magistrates’ Court sitting in Igbosere. Shakirudeen, 34, is facing a count charge of unlawful assault preferred against her by the police. The prosecutor, Cyriacus Osuji, told the court that the defendant committed the offence at about 6:00 a.m. on January 15, 2020, at No. 15, Adeseke Street, Oworonshoki area of Lagos. Osujj said that the defendant assaulted her neighbour, one Okon Bassey, by pouring urine…

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