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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has declared two women identified as Emerald Bassey and Edith Omon, wanted for allegedly trafficking a three-month-old baby.  In a statement, Nneka Aniagoh of NAPTIP Press and Public Relations Department said the women were involved in the trafficking of the baby from Lagos to Banjul in 2018.NAPTIP wishes to inform the general public that the two women- Andy Emerald Bassey Pastor and Anthony - Ibeneme Edith Omon, whose pictures are below have been declared wanted by NAPTIP over their alleged involvement in the Trafficking of a 3-month old baby from Lagos to Banjul.Anyone with useful information about their whereabouts  which will aid the on-going investigations should please contact NAPTIP on 07030000203.The post NAPTIP declares two women wanted over involvement in the trafficking of 3-month-old baby from Lagos to Gambia appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
The corruption taking place in higher institutions of learning is so alarming - EFCC boss, Ibrahim MaguThe Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has reiterated his resolve and that of the Commission to make the fight against economic and financial crimes more severe in Nigerian higher institutions of learning. Hamza Ridwan, second-in-command, Maiduguri Zonal Office spoke on behalf of Magu when a delegation of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone C, comprising North-east and North-central zones came on a courtesy visit in Maiduguri Zonal office.According to Magu: “The fight against corruption in the higher institutions of learning across the North-east, North-central and the country at large is not a new one to the Commission. But the Commission cannot do it alone; we need the collaboration of stakeholders like the students union representatives.“The corruption taking place in higher institutions of learning is so alarming and we need you to notify us with facts and your identity will not be disclosed. When you hear complaints from academic and non-academic staff in your various institutions, you should be courageous to come and report to the Commission."As leaders of tomorrow, Magu urged Nigerian students to shun corruption. “Make sure you shun corruption at this stage, because you are representing students who are the leaders of tomorrow and the general public as well."The post 'The corruption taking place in higher institutions of learning is so alarming' - EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
Senate confirms MKO Abiolas daughter, Omolola Edewor as NDICs Executive Director Today, the Senate confirmed the appointment of Ms Omolola Edewor as Executive Director, Corporate Services, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation(NDIC).   This followed the presentation of a report by senator Rafiu Adebayo, Chairman, Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions at plenary. In his presentation, Adebayo said the nominee, who is currently occupying the same position, was screened and found worthy of confirmation for a second and final term of five years.   He said the Senate at its sitting on April 9, referred the request for her nomination to the committee for screening. The lawmaker noted that “the committee held the screening and we went through her curriculum vitae, security clearance form and code of conduct bureau details.   He said, “She hails from Ogun State and she will be in charge of the administration of the organisation. The committee also found out that the nominee has no petition against her and she is qualified to hold the position for another term. So, we recommend that she be confirmed”.   Seconding the committee’s recommendation, Senator Barau Jibrin(APC-Kano), said, “the nominee has shown to be eminently qualified and by her pedigree, she is qualified to be confirmed”.   In his remarks, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki put the confirmation to a voice vote and it was adopted by the lawmakers. It would be recalled that the committee had on April 18, screened the nominee and promised to refer the report to the Senate in plenary.  Meanwhile, President Buhari had written the Senate, seeking Edewor’s confirmation in accordance with provisions of 5(4) of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation Act.     Ms Abiola Edewor is the first daughter of the acclaimed winner of the June 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola. She is also a former member of the House of Representatives. With the confirmation, Edewor will be serving her second term and final term of five years as the executive director.The post Senate confirms MKO Abiolas daughter, Omolola Edewor as NDICs Executive Director appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
In a fresh interview with Dotun of Cool FM earlier today April 24th, singer Peter Okoye of the former music group, PSquare, revealed that himself and his older brother, Jude Okoye, do not speak to each other after the dissolution of PSquare. When asked about his relationship with Jude who was his former manager and if they still talk to each other, he responded;''No we don't. I am not beating around the bush. I am being honest, no we don't''.Watch the clip below      View this post on Instagram         Peter Okoye reveals that himself and his older brother, Jude Okoye, do not speak to each other after the dissolution of his music band, PSquare with his twin brother, Paul Okoye.A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Apr 24, 2019 at 12:32pm PDTThe post Me and my elder brother, Jude Okoye, don't talk- Peter Okoye reveals (video) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk beats Manchester City's Raheem Sterling to be crowned PFA Players Player of the YearLiverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk has beaten Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling to become the PFA Players’ Player of the Year for 2019.The official announcement is due on Thursday but the Liverpool centre-half has won the backing of his fellow professionals for his outstanding contribution in the best defence in the Premier League this season, according to Daily Mail.Victory for the Dutch defender means the prize remains with Liverpool, following Mohamed Salah’s triumph last season. The 2019 PFA Awards will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London on Sunday, April 28. The Holland international joined Liverpool in January 2018 in a £75million transfer from Southampton has made 44 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool so far this season.  The post Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk beats Manchester City's Raheem Sterling to be crowned PFA Players Player of the Year appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
Cristiano Ronaldo models his new CR7 underwear range (Photos)Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, who just launched his new range of CR7 underwear, took to his Instagram to share several photos of himself modeling some of the newly underwears.See more photos below. The post Cristiano Ronaldo puts his eggplant on display as he models his new CR7 underwear range (Photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
North West dressed herself today and was about to step out, until her mother, Kim Kardashian noticed she was wearing her heeled boots and stopped her.Apparently, North West took offense and broke down crying when she wouldn't be allowed to step out in the high-heeled boots.  Sharing photos to Instagram, Kim wrote:  Sooooo Miss North dressed herself and thought she was ready for the day until I explained she couldn’t wear my boots. The post North West throws a fit because she wasn't allowed to step out in Kim Kardashian's high-heeled boots (photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
The videos of two sisters attacking their female friend who is allegedly having an affair with their father, has gone viral, with Nigerians divided over the cause of disagreement with the ladies. According to the first video clip posted on Twitter handle of one Rukevwe, @sie_tes, three ladies were seen “interrogating” another lady during which one of the attackers slapped the victim whose name was given simply as Mirabel. During the heated conversation, which was in pidgin English, one of the ladies asked Mirabel why she was sending her pictures to an unnamed man who turned out to be the father of the other two ladies in the video.“You dey send am your picture!” one of the ladies said to Mirabel. Then another asked, “Wetin you dey do for am wey him dey send you money?” one of the ladies asked Mirabel.But before she could answer the question, one of the ladies slapped Mirabel, saying;“You, Mirabel, I go f**k you up for this place, now wey I don come for you. You wey I take as my own. I take you as my own; make I start to dey post you slap now? she asked, ready to pounce again with more slaps. As the assault continued in the second clip posted by Roland_speaks, while one of the ladies tried to refrain the first lady who had slapped Mirabel, pleading with the other two ladies that the assault was enough. E don do,” she kept saying as she kept trying to keep one of the ladies from further attacking Mirabel.In the meantime, the third lady was now standing directly in front of Mirabel, while the first attacker was eager to have another go at Mirabel.The second attacker began by saying “Mirabel, I too like you o,” she began to say, adding: “What you did…” she landed another slap in mid-sentence before saying: “…is beyond control. My Daddy dey send money give you, this girl; we dey WhatsApp, we dey everywhere (together); you wan break my Mummy marriage?” she asked again as she landed another slap on Mirabel’s face. While some Nigerians said the ladies were wrong to have attacked Mirabel instead of taking it up with their father at home, others were of the opinion that it served the victim right. Watch the clips below Leave married men aloneTwitter feminist No This is not the full version— Alabo Roland (@Roland_speaks) April 24,— Rukevwe (@sie_tes) April 24, 2019Leave married men aloneTwitter feminist No This is not the full version— Alabo Roland (@Roland_speaks) April 24, 2019The post Viral videos showing 2 ladies attacking their fathers girlfriend appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
A man has been sentenced to 12 years in jail after he removed a condom while having sex with a prostitute. Lee Hogben, 35, was accused of raping his victim by removing a condom against her consent mid-intercourse. She told him "I don’t do that – please no" when he took off the condom but he threatened her as she tried to wriggle free. Lee contacted the sex worker online through an adult work website where she specifically stated that clients must wear protection. They met at the Royal Bath Hotel in his hometown Bournemouth, Dorset, on January 19 last year after agreeing on a price for two hours. However, he went against all the laid down conditions. First, he had sex with her without protection. Second, he never paid her for her services.  Prosecutor Jodie Mittell said Hogben threatened the sex worker with violence when she resisted him.She said: Hogben went beyond what was consented to by removing the protection, which the complainant will say was a condition of intercourse.She repeatedly protested, 'I don’t do that – please, no'. She tried to wriggle away but he told her to stop. He told her he had beaten people up and robbed people. The victim eventually left the hotel, told police and Hogben was arrested the following day before being linked to the rape from DNA.Hogden, who has a string of convictions for harassment and driving offences, was convicted of rape and two counts of assault. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison as well as an extended licence period of six years. He was also sentenced to indefinite restraining orders and a sexual harm prevention order.As he was sentenced after a trial he threatened to shoot judge Stephen Climie, telling him, "I’m coming for you. You’ll get a shotgun in the face at night."The post Man is jailed for rape after he removed his condom during sex with a prostitute appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.
Suspected killers of four police officers, including a pregnant woman at the Afuze Police Station in Owan East local government area of Edo State on March 12th, were paraded by the police in Benin city today Wednesday April 24th. Read initial story here. The suspects identified as Agunu Ernest (24), Paul Richard (24), Sunday Thank God (21), Suleiman Omogbai (22), George Sebastian (20) and Agbomikhe Agustine (22), killed the officers, set the station ablaze and set free their colleagues who were arrested for armed robbery in the area. It was gathered that the suspects were arrested when a police officer searched through Agunu Ernest’s phone and discovered that most of the contacts were police officers. Ernest was said to have confessed that the phone belonged to one of the officers killed at the Afuze Police Station. In an interview with newsmen, one of the suspects, Suleiman Omogbai, said Ernest who was arrested by the police invited them to come and rescue them from the cell. He said it was Abaga who brought the explosives used in the operation, adding that they did not plan to kill the officers during the operation, but that he did not know what came over him. “When we got to the station, Abaga who is at large started shooting and we killed the police officers so that we can escape. I killed one of the police, while Abaga locked the police inside the room and killed them. Abaga called me that we are going to set free Ernest and three others. Killing was not part of the plan but when we got there, Abaga killed the DPO, that was how we joined him. I didn’t intend to kill the officer but you know gun has a spirit that goes with it,” he said. Ernest however said he invited Abaga to come and rescue them from the cell but not to kill anyone.“Paul with whom we were locked up in the cell together, brought Abaga’s number. We then told the IPO to call him to come and bail us. When he came, we told him to come and rescue us and after two hours, we started hearing gun shot. Not too long, they burst the door open and rescued us. We later got to know that they killed the officers,” he said. The police say the suspects would be charged to court soon. The post Suspected killers of police officers and a pregnant woman in Afuze, Edo state arrested and paraded (photo) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.