Paul Mbagwu

Paul Mbagwu is a media practitioner. He has been writing for over 12 years and a journalist for 11 years. He currently works as a Marketing/Media consultant and training, helping to build small businesses.

EFCC Arraigns Four Dangote Workers for Stealing N15m Cement

Four members of staff of the Dangote Group were on Thursday arraigned before an Ogun State High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos Zone, for alleged N15m fraud. The defendants, Adewale Dalmeida, Ibrahim Lawal, Afeez Olaniba and Lukman Adam, and one Afeez Olaniba were arraigned before Justice O. J. Bamgbose on two counts of conspiracy and stealing. …

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Catholic Bishops Describe Mbaka’s Altercation With Obi As Shameful

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, Thursday, described the recent altercation between the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, and Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Ministries in Enugu as shameful. A statement issued by the Secretary-General of the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ralph Madu, said the incident did not have the support …

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Lagos Frees 9 Prisoners, After 8 Years Behind Bars

The Lagos State Government has freed nine prisoners and directed magistrates in the state to deploy non-custodial sentencing for minor offenders to decongest the prisons. Five inmates out of 25 shortlisted were released from Medium Security Prisons. This included one Saidi Raimi from Kwara who was released to a mental home. Four out of 10 others shortlisted were released from …

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Christmas: FG to Ensure Safety on Roads, Sanction Erring Drivers

The federal government has directed the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to ensure that the roads are motorable for people travelling during the festive seasons. This was made known to journalists in a joint briefing yesterday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, by the two agencies. The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety …

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Nigeria Third Most Terrorised Nation, Says Global Terrorism Index 2018

Nigeria emerged the third most terrorised nation worldwide in the newly released 2018 Global Terrorism Index. In the latest report released on Wednesday, Iraq, a country in the Middle-East, is ranked first, a position it has held since 2014. Afghanistan has ranked second since 2013. Syria and Pakistan are ranked fourth and fifth respectively. Others among the top 10 countries …

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ASUU Strike: Ngige Takes Over Negotiation between FG and Universities

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has taken over the negotiation between the Federal government and the striking university teachers. This is to avoid unnecessary meddlesomeness and ensure speedy resolution of all issues. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, had been leading the negotiation with ASUU, but Ngige, said last night that he had taken over the …

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You Can’t Compare Messi with Me, Says Pele

Football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as Pelé has stated that he is out of the league of five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi and there is no basis for comparison. According to Goal.com. Pele said, Lionel Messi “only has one skill”, and even his fellow Argentine Diego Maradona was “much better” than him. Pele suggested that the 31-year-old …

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Four Arrested For Producing Fake Dettol, Air Freshener

Lagos State Police Command, Wednesday, have arrested four suspects for allegedly producing adulterated Dettol disinfectant and Air Wick air freshener in the Okokomaiko area of the state. The suspects, Francis Ume, 32; Chidubem Ache, 44; Peter Ume, 44; and Ejike Jacob, 41, were arrested following a tip-off from residents of the Okokomaiko area of the Lagos metropolis. The state Commissioner …

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