Day: June 15, 2019

Onitsha: Woman arrested for buying new-born baby for N500,000

A 50-year old woman has been arrested by the police for allegedly buying a new born baby for the sum of N500,000 at No. 3 Onyekwore street, Awada, Onitsha in Anambra state. The suspect, Juliet Onweagba, was said to have conspired with a 49-year old woman, Edith Ewudo, to purchase the baby from one Ndidi Egeonu. DAILY POST gathered that the baby was stolen from the mother shortly after delivery. Confirming the arrest, the police spokesperson in Anambra, Haruna Mohammed said the baby has been recovered. He said, “On the 12/6/2019 at about 7:pm, Police detectives attached to Awada...

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Sad! Senator Babayo Gamawa Passes On

Senator Babayo Gamawa, former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has passed on. The 53-year-old politician died on Friday night after battling with a brief illness. The spokesperson for Babayo’s family, Isa Gadau, shared the sad news with the News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] in a telephone interview. “He complained of slight stomach ache and was taken to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Bauchi, where he was admitted and later passed away. I am now heading to his house,” Gadau said. The former PDP chieftain was born on February 2, 1966. He attended...

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GORILLA SWALLOWS 6.8 MILLION IN KANO

By Ugochukwu Nwankwo In February last year, Philomina Chieshe, a sales clerk with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in Benue State, claimed that a snake swallowed N36million being the proceeds of registration cards she sold. The woman is currently being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Also, Senator Shehu Sani, once claimed monkeys carted away N70 million belonging to the Northern Senators’ Forum form a lawmaker’s farm house in Nasarawa State. We now have a new thread, as latest reports from Kano suggests that a “mystery gorilla” has been accused of swallowing N6.8 million...

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Suicide: Teacher Found Dead In His Room

A 40-year-old man, Femi Oguntumi, has been found dead and hung with a rope to a ceiling fan in his room at Dakata Quarters Kano. Oguntumi was a staff of Karish College in Kawaji area of Kano and there has been no indication yet as to what led to the incident. However, the police say they have launched a discreet investigation to determine whether it was suicide or not. Abdullahi Haruna, the Police Public Relations Officer in Kano State said in a statement on Saturday in Kano that the police received information on the incident at about 8:15 pm...

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Sex for Marks: Lecturer Caught Pants Down In Ekiti

The management of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, says it has begun investigations into an allegation of sexual misconduct involving one of its lecturers, Dr. O. O Aduwo. Mr. Bode Olofinmuagun, Head, Directorate of Information and Corporate Affairs of the institution in a statement on Saturday, said that the university had also queried the lecturer concerned. ”The attention of the management of Ekiti State University has been drawn to a video that has gone viral on an alleged sex scandal involving one of our lecturers. “The video allegedly fingered one Dr. O. O. Aduwo of the Department...

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