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Quit calling us NEPA, it shows you don't need power - Discos Spokesperson, Sunday Oduntan ( watch video)

The Spokesperson of the Discos answerable for the dispersion of power across Nigeria, Sunday Oduntan has requested that Nigerians quit calling them NEPA.

Oduntan who showed up on TVC's 'Your View', exposed cases of a 78% expansion in power duty as he called attention to that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is the autonomous administrative body responsible for controlling the force area simply like the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) directs banks.

He further uncovered that over 95% of what is utilized in Nigeria's capacity part are imported which is the reason there is a proposed increment in power tax. Oduntan included that if the swapping scale is alright and there is decreased importation in the power division, there will likewise be diminished power tax.

The Discos representative likewise advised Nigerians to quit calling them NEPA since it shows they don't need change, have not seen there is a change and furthermore don't need power.


Fraud: Senator Shehu Sani Speaks From EFCC Detention

The previous official speaking to Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has blamed the Federal Government for endeavoring to quiet him over his analysis of the system drove by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), utilizing fronts.

Sani asserted that the administration is utilizing his informer, through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to "outline" him in the blackmail embarrassment.

Agents of the EFCC had on Wednesday looked through two houses and an office of the troubled Senator Shehu Sani in Abuja.

The activity was a piece of the continuous test of the previous administrator for supposed coercion of $24,000 from the Chairman of ASD Motors, Alhaji Sani Dauda.

Dauda had additionally, in his request to the EFCC, guaranteed that the previous congressperson requested N4m from him to provide for the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, and four different judges to impact some pending cases in court.

However, the CJN had o…

Delta Brothels And Motor Parks Raided, 151 Arrested

More than 150 suspects have been captured by the Delta State Police Command during the strike on criminal dens over the state. 

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who unveiled this on Tuesday in Asaba, said the Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Inuwa, requested the strike on criminal flashpoints on suspicion of obligation. 

Onovwakpoyeya expressed that between January 3 and 5, 2020, the direction captured 142 male and nine female suspects. 

The representative said the direction under Inuwa's supervision was resolved to take the fight to lawbreakers' homes and guarantee that the present harmony in the state was supported. 

She expressed, "Knowledge and strikes on dark spots prompted the capture of suspected hoodlums in their safehouses, for example, houses of ill-repute, engine parks and hard medications joints in all divisions over the state. 

"Up until now, 142 male and nine female suspects have been captured. Examination is progressing and the s…

Three captured with 300 taken packs of fertilizers in lagos state

Three speculated looters who work in breaking into distribution centers and taking compost at Iganmu zone of Lagos State, have been captured by the State's Police Command. 

The presumes distinguished as Banjo Adeleke (57), James Dalex (52) and Haladu Junaidu (52) – were captured after an examination propelled by the police in the wake of getting a grievance about the burglary from the Chief Security Officer of Flour Mills, uncovered there was an insider association. 

The state's police spokeperson, DSP Bala Elkana said the security watchman of the distribution center was promptly captured and taken to the station for addressing. 

He said; 

"Examination was later stretched out to Daleko showcase, Mushin where sacks of the taken compost were recuperated from a distribution center in the region. The packs of manure were offered to certain purchasers from Kano State at the pace of N4,000 per sack. 

"The suspects were at the purpose of moving them away when police officers rag…

I Am Highly Misunderstood By Nigerians – Okorocha

Previous Imo State representative and administrator speaking to Imo West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Rochas Okorocha, has said that he is profoundly misjudged in Nigeria and individuals judge him in an unexpected way. 

Okorocha said his infrastructural ability can't be matched by the officeholder, Emeka Ihedioha. 

He was talking on a program on Channels Television. 

He stated, "I know my inclination, I am exceptionally misjudged in this nation, and a few people characterize me from various edges. 

"In the event that I do one-tenth of what the representative is doing there, the entire world will catch wind of it." 

Ihedioha has gone through not exactly a year in office and quite a bit of it has been vested in attempting to test the agreements and nature of framework worked by Okorocha.


Military repulses Boko Haram assault on Damaturu: Watch videos

A Boko Haram assault on Damaturu, Yobe State's capital was effectively repulsed by the Nigerian military.

There were viral onlooker record of boisterous discharges and gunnery shoot in the North East State capital via web-based networking media in the late long stretches of yesterday December 22, an occurrence that prompted early conclusion of houses and organizations.

Premium Times announced that the Spokesman of Sector II of Operation Lafiya Dole, Damaturu, Njoka Irabor said "the radicals made an endeavor to enter Damaturu from the northern flank of the town however were given an overwhelming pass up both air and ground troops. Damaturu is presently quiet and "subtleties of the assault will be transferred by tomorrow".

It was further discovered that vehicles including the Governor's caravan attempting to get to the town were stranded as the military authorities hindered the streets driving into the town.

One of the columnists in the Governor's caravan composed…

Lady breaks her young house keeper's head in Onitsha (Nigeria)

A youthful house keeper recognized as Kaosisochukwu is doing combating with damage purportedly delivered on her head by her madam since she supposedly neglected to give her kid evening pap. 

Facebook client, Samuel Tochi who saw the harmed young lady on Sunday in Onitsha, with her head bound took to the web-based social networking stage to share the story close by pictures. 

"This youngster name is Kaosisochukwu, met her on my approach to purchase akara this Sunday morning. 

These are wounds dispensed to her by the lady she is at present remaining with. 

Her offense was that she didn't encourage her madam kid her evening pap. 

Please I need human right attorney or social welfare organization. That can assume control over this case. 

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Nigerian Man arrested for Raping Stepdaughter, Preps Her For Porn Film, Prostitution In Italy

Nigerian police in Edo State have captured a 49-year-elderly person, Raphael (surname not gave), for assaulting his 15-year-old stepdaughter. 

Dissident Harrison Gwamnishu sharing the story on his Facebook page said the injured individual was physically ambushed by her stepfather at whatever point she would not engage in sexual relations. 

As indicated by the person in question, her mother and her stepfather concurred that the man would engage in sexual relations with her to extend her vagina. 

The injured individual said her stepfather had intercourse with her around multiple times and had wanted to take her to Lagos to highlight her in a pornography film, after which she would be traveled to Italy to participate in prostitution. 

Harrison said the suspect had been captured and confined.

A Nigerian Activist Cancels Engagement In South Africa

Nnimmo Bassey, an eminence ecological lobbyist and executive of Health of Mother Earth Foundation, has dropped a talking commitment in South Africa, SaharaReporters reports. 

The crossing out was because of the continuous xenophobic assaults in the nation. 

He was expected to talk at a meeting labeled, 'Financing the Future', which was booked to hang on September 10 and 11, 2019, in Cape Town. 

Bassey, in an announcement issued on Thursday, stated, "The loathe and the resultant savagery against 'others' help us to remember the dull politically-sanctioned racial segregation days and seems to underscore the profound disturbances that twirl under the outside of a profoundly inconsistent society." 

The dissident included that the savagery against Nigerians in South Africa ought to disturb the whole mainland and that the African Union (AU) ought to desperately step up and assume a job in realigning the mentalities everything being equal, regardless of shading or area.…

US Judge Saves Nigeria From Paying Another HugeFine

A District Judge in New York, United States, has ruled against upholding a $1.8bn 2011 mediation against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. 

Nigeria is looked with a $9bn discretion grant, which collects $1m in interests every day, on a ruptured gas deals acquiring concurrence with a dubious British Virgin Island enrolled organization, Process and Industrial Development. 

William Pauley of the area court, said upholding the October 2011 decision will be 'an extension excessively far,' Reuters reports. 

"While this court may have innate expert to form fitting alleviation in specific conditions, practicing that specialist to make a $1.8bn judgment is an extension excessively far," the judge said. 

The honor, which was put aside by courts in Nigeria, has ascended to $2.67bn in interests. 

Court papers uncovered that Exxon and Shell partners in Nigeria marked an agreement with NNPC in 1993 to investigate for oil in the Erha field, 97km off the Nigerian coast. 

Under …

125 Arrested For 'Breaking Into Shoprite' As IGP Orders Tight Security Around Foreign Businesses

TheCable reports that Mohammed Adamu, monitor general of police (IGP), has requested water-tight security around international safe havens, outside missions and organizations in the nation. 

In an announcement on Wednesday, Frank Mba, police representative, said the mandate pursued the response assaults on South African-claimed organizations in Lagos. 

He included that the police have captured 125 presumes associated with the assaults. 

Numerous Nigerians were influenced in the crisp xenophobic assaults in South Africa. 

In what could be viewed as a retribution, a few Nigerians plundered business outlets claimed by South Africans including Shoprite, a retail location. 

Mba said the IGP has coordinated all zonal associate inpectors general of police and chiefs to remain on red alarm "to guarantee no comparable viciousness is recreated inside the nation." 

"The IGP denounces the vicious assaults and notes that three cops were genuinely harmed and a Police operational vehicle se…

Xenophobia: Protesters target Abuja Shoprite, consume tires, board

A few nonconformists on Wednesday morning raged a Shoprite shopping center in Abuja to dissent the assault on Nigerians in South Africa. 

The nonconformists, who seem to have been averted by the police from assaulting the shopping center, consumed tires and an announcement along the Abuja-air terminal street. 

Their activities caused a traffic develop on the Abuja-air terminal road causing preoccupation of traffic. 

Shoprite, a retail shopping outlet of South African inception, has been a noteworthy casualty of retaliatory assaults by Nigerians. 

The central government on Tuesday night advised Nigerians against retaliatory assaults on South African organizations. 

President Muhammadu Buhari likewise on Tuesday dispatched an uncommon agent to South Africa to dissent the assault on Nigerians in that nation.

EFCC Captured105 Suspected Yahoo Boys In Port Harcourt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said it has made 105 captures and 32 feelings in instances of digital violations inside the Port Harcourt district. 

Port Harcourt's Zonal Head of EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, made the revelation while instructions newsmen on the capture of two suspects on the FBI list, Ogbonna Atuokari in Port Harcourt and Chidi Egbeonu in Owerri. 

Bawa said other than the capture, 41 people are confronting arraignment, while sixty three different cases are as yet being explored. 

The EFCC Zonal Head additionally revealed that it verified 149 feelings among January and August this year in cases identified with unrefined petroleum burglary. 

As per Bawa, "The Port Harcourt's Zonal Office of the EFCC is working intensely on 13 unique instances of digital wrongdoings as a team with the FBI. Among the cases are those of as of late captured pair of Ogbonnah Atoukarito, earlier situated in Lo wear and Alpha Chidi Egbeonu, once in the past situated in…

Xenophobia: Minister Condemns Fresh Attacks On Nigerians In South Africa

Clergyman of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Monday, said that Nigeria would take complete measures in the result of xenophobic assaults on Nigerians in South Africa. 

Onyeama was responding to the most recent assaults on Nigerian-possessed organizations and properties by South Africans. 

On his confirmed Twitter handle, the outside clergyman called the assailants, "thoughtless offenders" and said police mediation was "inadequate". 

Onyeama tweeted, "Got sickening and discouraging updates on kept copying and plundering of Nigerian shops and premises in #SouthAfrica by thoughtless crooks with incapable police assurance. Nothing more will be tolerated. We will take authoritative measures." 

Most recent assaults on outsiders (Nigerians particularly) in South Africa began a week ago after a cab driver was killed by a supposed street pharmacist in Pretoria. It was theorized that the supposed executioner was a Nigerian, which started challenges, plundering an…

South Africans will pay intensely for each drop of Nigerian blood that they have spilled - FFK promises

Femi Fani-Kayode has censured the ongoing Xenophobic assaults against Nigerians in South Africa. 

Responding by means of his Twitter handle, the previous Aviation Minister, said South Africans will pay for each blood that they have spilled since the assaults on Nigerians began.

Nigerian Man Caught and arrested With 102gm Of Drugs At Indian Airport

Christopher Ikechukwu, a 40-year old Nigerian, has been captured for purportedly having 102gm of Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine sedates in India.

The charged was captured by a group headed by Inspector Sher Singh. 

Ikechukwu was captured while attempting to pursue away detecting a police watch group at the air terminal. 

Quickly he recognized the cops, he discarded a polythene pack with him containing 102gm Ephedrine and pseudoephedrine. 

During addressing, the blamed admitted to the wrongdoing and had been remanded in jail authority by the police. 

A cop uncovered that endeavors are continuous to recognize partners of Ikechukwu.

Political Thugs Stabbed a Man To Death In Niger State (Nigeria)

A man distinguished as Alh Samaila Tunga has lost his life in the wake of being cut to death by hooligans allegedly supported by a lawmaker in Niger State. 

As indicated by report, the perished is one of the supporters of Alh. Ismail Modibbo. Be that as it may, things turned monstrous when the people in question and other opponent supporters conflicted leaving him dead.

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Police discharge 123 men kept for 'looking suspicious' In Jigawa state

On Friday, August 30, 2019, Lagos State Task Force  held onto the truck passing on the 123 men with their bikes after individuals from the open raised security worries about the way with which the men "acted". 

Talking on the arrival of the men, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana in an announcement said the truck, with Registration Number JIGAWA HJA-680-XA was captured and looked. 

He included that the men and their vehicles were looked however nothing implicating was found. 

"They were profiled with the end goal of finding out what their identity was, the place they originated from, their experience and their central goal in Lagos. 

"They all originated from Jigawa State, North West Region of Nigeria and are for the most part craftsmans, business motorcyclists and dealers. 

"Some of them are now situated in Lagos with their families while others are seeking the first run through. They are in the state in quest for greener field," Elkana said…

Ex-Gombe Governor, Dankwambo Escapes Kidnap On Kaduna-Abuja Highway

A previous legislative head of Gombe State, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has supposedly circumvented being abducted on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. 

The occurrence occurred on Tuesday evening, as per one of his assistants, Ibrahim Y. Tanko, who posted a video of the occurrence on his Twitter handle @MrYTanko. 

The video was recorded by the ex-representative's security associates, Tanko said; adding that Dankwambo was making a trip to Abuja when the occurrence occurred. 

"Time was around 4:35pm on Tuesday and His Excellency was making a trip in a guard to Abuja. 

"The ruffians hindered the Abuja-Kaduna express street, however the security men in our guard gave them a pursuit. 

"The gangsters still figured out how to steal around seven individuals, however," the associate described. 

Another helper who wished to stay unknown told columnists that Dankwambo's guard kept running into the hijackers while they worked on the roadway, and that his security subtleties terminated int…

60 Nigerian architects withdraw to China to learn transformer fabricating

The National Organization for Science and Building Foundation (NASENI) says 60 of its designers on Tuesday withdrew Nigeria for China for four months preparing on assembling of transformers in Nigeria. 

An announcement issued by NASENI Appointee Executive (Data), Mr Olusegun Ayeoyenikan, said the preparation was focused at building up a completely indigenous transformer plant to be worked and overseen by Nigerians with neighborhood content as need. 

This, as indicated by the announcement, is a noteworthy jump toward building up the National Government's proposed Transformer Assembling plant and High voltage Testing Research facility in Nigeria. 

The Transformer Assembling Plant and Testing Research facility are to be situated at the Power Gear and Electrical Hardware Improvement Foundation (PEEMADI), an organization under NASENI situated in Okene, Kogi. 

It cited the Official Bad habit Administrator of NASENI, Prof. Mohammed Haruna, communicating his delight while tending to the learn…