It is indeed unfortunate to know that criminal activities are not limited to young individuals in Nigeria anymore, we now have old men involving themselves in disgraceful acts and one of such old men is 96-year-old retired soldier, Pa Joseph Owherhi who was arrested in Suleja by men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), after he was found to be involved in the sales of hard drugs.
A member of the House of Representatives, Abubakar Lado Suleja, has explained his reason for addressing Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as president when he and some of his colleagues visited the former Lagos governor in London. In an interview with Daily Trust, the lawmaker noted that by his utterance he was not trying to imply that Nigeria has two sitting president.
It made major headlines that a federal lawmaker from from the North called the National Leader of the ruling party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu ''Mr President''. This happened when the Northern caucus of the Federal House of Representatives mainly from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC visited Tinubu in London, UK.
Last Statement Made By The Fed. Lawmaker Who Addressed Tinubu As Mr. President In London That Nigerians Didn't Take Note
Days after the video of Honorable Abubabakar Lado Suleja where he addressed Bola Tinubu as Mr. President went viral, latest report appears to have proven that the lawmaker was actually misconcepted and misunderstood with the statement. Of course, no one can deny the fact that he made the statement but there seems to be more than what people heard and laid emphasis on, in the video that spread like a wildfire.
The timely arrival of policemen from the Niger State Police Command saved an armed robber from being beaten to death by a mob after he snatched a handset from the owner at gunpoint, the command announced in a statement on Sunday, August 29. The robber, whose name was given as Abdul Yahaya, aged 29 years, who was paraded with another member of his robbery gang, whose name was given as Mustapha Abubakar, aged 28 years, was said to have been apprehended by the mob at an estate in Kwamba, Suleja, after the person whose handset was snatched raised an alarm.
Protesting youths block Abuja-Kaduna highway Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers Protesting youths have blocked vehicular movements at the Suleja, Niger State end of the popularly Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. The angry young people in their numbers went on frenzy as right on time as 6:00am on Monday and blockaded the bustling street with huge fire, stones and wood, demanding that no one will pass until the public authority tends to the issue of frailty around there.
Abubakar Lado Suleja, a member of the House of Representatives (APC, Niger), has explained the rationale behind the viral video, in which he addressed former Lagos State governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as Mr. President, during his visit to him in London.Suleja, alongside Northern caucuses of the APC, had visited Tinubu on London on October 1.
Another Fuel Scarcity Looms. Recently, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (Suleja/Abuja Unit) threatened to embark on a strike over alleged extortion by officials of DPR (Department of Petroleum Resources). They said that their members would be instructed not to load from Suleja depot in Niger State.
The Person Told The Bandits To Kill Me If I Refuse To Pay ₦200m-Kidnapped Niger Commissioner Reveals
It was recently reported that the Niger State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Idris, was kidnapped by bandits. After he was kidnapped, several people reacted differently. Just this morning, it was reported that the Commissioner has eventually regained his freedom. According to Daily Post report, Mohammed Idris was reportedly released around 9:30pm at a certain location in Suleja and was eventually taken to a hospital for medicals.
A 96-year-old drug trafficker, Pa Joseph Owherhi, who was arrested in Niger state, has revealed why he went into the illegal business. He explained that he went into drug trafficking, in order to feed his 8 wives and 50 children. Pa Owherhi, was arrested in Suleja area, in Niger state, by the officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Alhaji Yahaya Ahman Alhassan, chairman of The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, during a chat with journalist, stated that the Abuja/Suleja unit has threatened to go on strike over alleged extortion by officials of Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR. He further noted that the strike action will take place from Monday, June 21, 2021.
The Nigerian army has released 102 out of 112 Obigbo residents in Rivers State Nigeria. The residents who were taken away during a raid by the Nigerian army; this took place during the End Sars rally. Reports gathered, Sahara Reporters have it that they were detained by the Nigerian army at its Commando Base in suleja, Niger state.
The Niger State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Idris, who was recently kidnapped by bandits has regained his freedom. After he was freed, he decided to reveal the reason why he was kidnapped and what bandits told him while in captivity. It was reported that Mohammed Idris was released yesterday, Thursday, around 9:30 pm in Suleja, Niger State.
According to Daily Trust, there was an allegation in April 2021 by the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, that kidnappers now demand ransom in the form of cryptocurrencies. According to the report, on June 16, 2021, kidnappers stormed Madalla junction, FCT and abducted one Mrs Aminat Adewuyi and four others, all of whom were going to Ibrahim Babangida Market in Suleja, Niger State for shopping.
"The strike action is expected to commence on Monday, June 21, 2021" — IPMAN, Suleja/Abuja Unit Chairman speaking on alleged extortion
The Chairman of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Suleja/Abuja Unit, Alhaji Yahaya Ahman Alhassan, has threatened to embark on an industrial action over alleged extortion by officials of Department of Petroleum Resources(DPR). According to vanguard News, he stated this in a chat with journalists on Sunday, he said the strike action is expected to commence on Monday, June 21, 2021.
With the issue of mass kidnapping getting increase daily in Niger State, a video of how angry youths blocked the road to show their grievances has surfaced on the internet. According to reports, an unknown number of school children were kidnapped in the early hours of today, Monday, May 24 in the Suleja area of Niger State by bandits which sparked tension in various parts of the state.
In Minna and Suleja Local Government Areas of Niger State, six suspected criminals were confirmed apprehended by the State Police Command. DSP. Wasiu Abiodun, the Police Relation Officer, said they arrested the suspects based on vital information received. All four suspects are from the Bosso area of Minna.
The person who sent them said If I don't pay N200m, they should kill me- Abducted Niger Commissioner
Mohammed Idris, the Niger State Commissioner for Information and strategy, who was abducted by bandits a few days ago has broken silence after he was finally released by his abductors. The Commissioner was kidnapped by Gunmen at Baban Tunga Village of Tarfa local government area of the state.
A mob is reported to have killed and set on fire two suspected bandits in Madalla, Suleja Local Government Area of Niger state. Madalla where the two suspected bandits were killed is just a few kilometers away from Gauraka where at least 11 persons were reportedly kidnapped on Monday.
Mohammed Idris, Benue State's commissioner for information who was kidnapped on Monday has been released. Idris was released around 9:30pm on Thursday at a location in Suleja and he was immediately taken to a hospital for medical check-up. Officials insist that no ransom was paid for the Commissioner's release.