The Morning Report: Housewife Abducted 4 Days After Giving Birth, Man Utd To Sign Dutch Star, Islamic Group Makes Fresh Demand From Lagos Govt


Housewife Abducted 4 Days After Giving Birth In Taraba

Housewife abducted 4 days after giving birth in Taraba

A housewife has been abducted by armed men suspected to be kidnappers at Namne village in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State on Saturday, four days after she gave birth.

Zainab Buba, a 25-year-old housewife, it was gathered, gave birth to a baby boy four days ago and was kidnapped from her room at midnight.

The kidnappers left the newborn baby behind even when the kidnapped mother insisted she wanted to carry her baby along…READ MORE>>>


Manchester United Agree To Sign Dutch Star Donny Van De Beek From Ajax In A £40m Deal

Manchester United agree to sign Dutch star Donny van de Beek from Ajax in a ?40m deal

Manchester United have agreed to sign Dutch midfielder Donny van der Beek from Ajax.

The 23-year-old has agreed on personal terms with Manchester United in a deal thought to be in the region of €39m, plus another €5m in add-ons.

Van der Beek will complete his medical in the coming days while with the Netherlands squad for the Nations League games against Poland (September 4) and Italy (September 7) before travelling to the UK…READ MORE>>>


Farmer Arrested For Allegedly Killing Herdsman Whose Cow Grazed On His Farm In Oyo

 Farmer arrested for allegedly killing herdsman whose cow grazed on his farm in Oyo (photo)

A 27-year-old farmer in Ogbomoso, Abraham Alamu, has been arrested for allegedly killing a herdsman called Shuaib Adamu.

According to reports, Alamu launched a brutal attack on Adamu of Elega village in Oriire local government area of the state, on August 21, after he caught his cattle grazing on his farmland.

Confirming the incident to newsmen, the spokesperson of the Public Relations Officer, Oyo state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, Oluwole Olusegun, said Alamu had been handed over to the Oyo state police command for investigations into the suspected murder…READ MORE>>>


16-Year-Old Girl Raped While Washing Clothes At A Stream In Osun

16-year-old girl raped while washing clothes at a stream in Osun

The Osun state police command has arrested a man identified as Akeem Adebayo for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl at a stream in Ido Osun, Egbedore Local Government Area of the state on Saturday, August 29.

According to reports, the victim had gone to wash her clothes at a stream close to her father’s house when the suspect hit her on the head with a sharp object, leaving her with a head cut. He went on to rape her.

Her cry for help drew the attention of passersby who rushed to the scene and apprehended the suspect and rushed the victim to the hospital…READ MORE>>>


Edo Election: What President Buhari Assured Me – Gov Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has assured him of a peaceful election come September 19.

Obaseki, who is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said this while calling on voters to come out en masse to cast their votes.

The Governor made this known when he addressed members of the PDP during a campaign rally in Ovia South West Local Government Area of the State…READ MORE>>>


Northern Elders Take Stand On Planned Review Of 1999 Constitution

The Northern Elders’ Forum, NEF, has declared that the recent publication by the Senate ad-hoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) is of no value.

It described it as a waste of time, resources and energy of the nation.

The NEF suggested that “the exercise should not be supported by any Nigerian genuinely concerned by waste in governance at this difficult time when the economy is facing unprecedented challenges.”…READ MORE>>>


Islamic Group Makes Fresh Demand From Lagos Govt

An Islamic human rights organization, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has commended the Lagos State government for boosting the teaching of Arabic Language in the State.

However, the group urged the government to complement the effort with the recruitment of more Arabic teachers in order to make it pragmatic and effective.

MURIC’s statement was signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, and made available to DAILY POST on Monday…READ MORE>>>


2 Men Arrested On Their Way To Robbery Operation In Ogun

The Police in Ogun State have arrested 2 men on their way to a robbery operation along the Awa-Ijebu – Ijebu Ode expressway in south-west Nigeria.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday.

He identified the suspects as 32-year-old Odukoya Ayomide and Abiodun Oyenuga, who is also 32 years…READ MORE>>>


Ghana Music Award: Burna Boy Wins Best International Artiste

Nigerian singer Burna Boy has won the award for the best international artiste at the Vodafone Ghana Music festival that held on Saturday, 29th of August 2020.

The 29-year-old beat Davido, Teni, Rudebwoy, Mercy Chinwo, Big Trill and Sho Madjodzi to win the award. This is the second time in a row that the African Giant won the award as the best international artist.

This year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards was a three-day event which spanned between 28th to 30th August…READ MORE>>>


We Deported 700 Nigerians, Not 825 — Ghanaian Minister

The Ghanaian Minister of Information, Kojo Nkrumah, on Sunday has refuted claims by Nigeria that 825 Nigerians were deported from the West African country between January 2018 and February 2019.

In a statement issued by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, the Federal Government had said it would no longer condone the reported harassment of Nigerians in the neighboring country.

Nkrumah, while reacting to the statement, however said contrary to Mohammed’s claims that 825 Nigerians were deported between January 2018 and February 2019, only 700 Nigerians involved in fraud, prostitution, and armed robbery were deported from Ghana…READ MORE>>>