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An angry mob has amputated the hand of a suspected thief who was caught while trying to steal a plasma television from a football viewing centre in Uyo Metropolis, Akwa Ibom.
According to Pulse, the young man whose identity is yet to be disclosed was caught in the act by the angry youths as he was about to make away with the Plasma TV.
Worried by continuous movement of cows in the City Centre despite several warnings by the Federal Capital Territory authorities, Senate Committee on FCT, has ordered the slaughtering of Cows found in the city centre.
The directive was handed down to the Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Mohammed Bello when he appeared before the Committee on Monday.
Committee Chairman, Senator Dino Melaye, in his address registered Senate’s disappointment at the manner Fulani herdsmen defy the order that they should not move their cows in the capital city, insisting that the Minister must carry out Senate’s position on that.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments in 13 Federal Government agencies, the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation announced Monday evening.
A statement signed by the Director (Press) Bolaji Adebiyi gave the new appointments as follows:
1. Industrial Training Fund (ITF) Director-General: Mr.Joseph Ari
2. National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Director-General: Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami)
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has directed passengers not to turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on board aircraft following recent incidents and concerns raised by its manufacturers.
The aviation regulatory body gave the directive in a statement signed by its General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye, which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Tuesday.
It warned that the phones must not be stowed away in any checked-in baggage.
“NCAA is appealing to the passengers’ responsibilities in relation to ensuring safety and security of air transportation.
As reactions continue to trail the $15 million traced to the accounts of Mrs. Patience Jonathan, the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has dared the wife of the former President, to explain how she made the $31m found in some accounts.
The said accounts were recently frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
President of the NLC, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, while addressing newsmen on the sidelines of ‘NLC National Youth Conference’ in Abuja on Tuesday, said the former First Lady had a responsibility to prove to Nigerians that the money in question was legitimately earned and not through illegitimate means.
The NLC leader said the former First Lady would have been made to forfeit the money to the government in other countries.
There are indications that President Muhammad Buhari has received evidence linking his Chief of Staff, CoS, Abba Kyari to a N500m bribe from the telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria.
The alleged bribe was aimed at softening the heavy fine the Federal Government had imposed on the telecommunication giant, says SaharaReporters.
The Federal Government through the Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, had in October 2015 slammed MTN with a fine of N1.04 trillion.
An unidentified young man was, yesterday, found roaming the compound of City Gate Church, Benin, the Edo State capital stark naked.
The man later confessed to be flying above the church roof when an unknown power dragged him down.
The church workers were left in shock when they opened the church gate to meet the naked man in the compound.
Who saw this two splitting , well i did, was wondering why it took this long thou ...
One of Hollywood's highest profile marriages is over.
Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences.
    According to the court documents, the pair separated on September 15, two years and one month after they married in August 2014.
    Jolie is seeking physical custody of their six children and asking the court to grant Pitt visitation.
    The Police Command in Katsina on Tuesday said that it had arrested a 60-year-old domestic worker serving former first lady, Turai Yar’adua, over missing goods worth N91 million.
    The police Commissioner in the state, Usman Abdullahi, disclosed this to journalists on Tuesday in Katsina.
    “The police has arrested Alhaji Yusuf Sarkin-gida after a formal complaint by Hajiya Turai Yar’adua to the Police two weeks ago.
    “The suspect is the custodian of all the keys and property of Hajiya Turai Yar’adua for the past forty years.

    If you are struggling to get your hands on the new iPhone then you can partly blame Coco the Alaskan Malamute - who has eight of them.
    The pampered pooch posed smugly with his tower of iPhone 7s after Apple released the smartphone onto the world last week.
    A 33-year-old hunter, Ganiyu Abdullaral, has been remanded in prison custody by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for shooting a bush pig that allegedly transformed into his deceased fellow hunter, Iginla Oluwashina.
    It was learnt that the animal transformed into his close friend and hunting colleague after he killed it.
    Pulse reports that the strange incident reportedly happened on September 9, 2016, at Iwaraji Camp in Efon Alaaye-Ekiti.
    The wife of Nigerian President, Hajia Aisha Buhari, on Monday evening met with the First Lady of the United States, FLOTUS, Michelle Obama, in New York, during the wife of the United States’ Broadway event to help educate girls.
    Mrs Buhari took to her Twitter handle, @aishambuhari, to express her pleasure in meeting Michelle Obama about girl empowerment.
    A Techiman Municipal Fire Commander is reportedly in a critical condition after his penis was chopped off by a 24-year-old woman, who he allegedly attempted to rape in her room.
    According to Adom online reports, the victim said she works with Mr. Eric Ansah Andor at the Techiman Fire Service at Techiman in the Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana.
    On the day of the incident, she was at home when Mr Ansah came with his cloths to have them washed. After she had accepted to wash it, she offered her boss water and was returning to the kitchen to start washing the clothes, only for him to drag her from behind and started abusing her sexually.

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari apologized Saturday for plagiarizing President Barack Obama's 2008 victory speech and said he will punish those responsible.
    The announcement came as Obama is set to meet Buhari, the leader of Africa's largest economy and most populous country, next week in New York.
    Adeola Akinremi in her Friday column for ThisDay newspaper denounced "the moral problem of plagiarism on a day Mr. President launched a campaign to demand honesty and integrity."
    A 19-year-old Junior Secondary School, JSS, 2 female student, Jessica Beer, has reportedly committed suicide in Makurdi, Benue State, after allegedly being impregnated by her estranged boyfriend.

    It was gathered that Jessica decided to take her life after discovering that her ex, one Labii, who was responsible for the pregnancy had abandoned her for another lady. According to an eyewitness and neighbour of the deceased at the Logo area of Makurdi town, who spoke on condition of anonymity, “we were woken up this morning (yesterday) by loud cries from their house and when we got there, we saw Jessica on the floor fighting for life.

    Unity Bank Plc, yesterday sacked not less than 215 of its employees as part of its reengineering strategy for greater performance. According to information gathered from sources close to the bank, the workers were sacked for their inability to cope with the new ideas and strategy of the institution.

    The bank is said to have made significant strides in its repositioning drive with the attraction of specialist skills to its workforce since the relocation of its head office from Abuja to Lagos in sync with its plan to grow market share in viable clusters of the retail market.

    The Nigeria Police Force, NPF, and the Department of State Services, DSS, have advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to postpone the governorship election in Edo state already scheduled for this Saturday, September 10.
    The Force Public Relations Officer, Don Awunah, and an agent of the DSS‎, Garba Abdullahi, stated this at a press conference on Wednesday, citing security concerns as the reason for the request.
    One time Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has advised the federal government to explore ways of telling the United States, US, Congressman, Tom Marino, who recently accused President Muhammadu B‎uhari of “excesses,” to limit himself to what he is knowledgeable and not dabble into Nigerian politics.
    Marino, had in a letter to the US secretary of state, John Kerry, accused Buhari of continually shunning inclusivity in favour of surrounding himself with advisors and ministers from the north. He added that the President is running an autocratic
    Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected militant, one Mr. Gabriel Ogbudje.
    He is also the alleged leader of the “Otugas Fire Force”, a militant group threatening to attack Utorogu Gas Plant..
    A statement from Acting Director Army Public Relations Officer, Col Sani Usman Kukasheka said he was alleged to be responsible for the recent act of economic sabotage perpetrated on NPDC/Shoreline major delivery trunk line within Ogo-Oteri general area on the 26th of last month.
    Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, convener, Oby Ezekwesili, on Tuesday expressed disappointment over the activities of the police that are frustrating the BBOG campaign, adding that President Muhammadu Buhari is going down the wrong lane.
    The former minister noted that the BBOG has a right to protest as stipulated in the 1999 constitution and that the police should not in any way halt the group’s peaceful activities.
    Ezekwesili warned that if the government and the police do not retrace their step, they could end up like the former administration of ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan, who was voted out of office for failing to rescue the abducted Chibok girls among other things.