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Abductors of Rivers councillor demand N50m ransom

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Rivers CP Joseph Mukan

A female councillor from Ogu-Bolo in Rivers State, Hannah Alasomuka, has been abducted by gunmen.

The abductors are demanding a ransom of N50m for her freedom, according to family sources.

Alasomuka, representing Ward 6 in Ikpokiri town, in the Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area, was kidnapped on Sunday by three gunmen who shot continuously to scare away residents near a wharf at Igbokiri.

One of the sources said the councillor, popularly called nurse, was kidnapped at Igbokiri Wharf in Ogu/Bolo.

The councillor’s kinsman and Chief Whip at the Rivers State House of Assembly, Evans Bipi, in a short text message on Tuesday, said the abductors demanded N50m.

He stated, “It happened on Sunday, around 12 midnight at Ikpokiri, opposite the wharf. They (kidnappers) demanded N50m or she will be killed.”

The state Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, also confirmed the report.

He said, “All hands are on deck to ensure her timely release. The tactical unit has been fully mobilised and the Commissioner of Police has given them marching orders to ensure that she is released in record time.”

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Customs burst cross-border criminal syndicate, seize fake $6m, forged passports

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Four members of cross border criminal syndicate were on Thursday arrested at Seme border with fake $6 million and a number of other prohibited items.

Seme border Customs Area Comptroller, Dear Nnadi, mni, disclosed that the fake currency bears the same serial number, adding that the money was being moved out of the country before it was intercepted at Gbaji customs post along the Lagos – Seme highway.

He also said besides the confiscation of the currency, a total of six international passport of Malta Republic bearing the same photograph but with different names.

According to the Customs boss, the same lady whose name is on the passport also has six international driver’s license with her photograph but with six different names.

He said, ”Our officers at Gbaji check point intercepted a vehicle and upon searching them, we discover the currency you are seeing here. These are fake United States Dollar Bills.

“When we counted them, it amounted to $6 million United States Dollars Bills in fake currency but it will take the eagle eye of a trained officer to detect that they are fake. One of the land marks is that some of the Bills bear the same serial number besides that, it will be very difficult for anybody to detect that these Dollar Bills are fake.

“Two people were arrested in connection with this development.

“Similarly to this, we also arrested few hours after this, we also arrested two other passengers in another vehicle and upon searching them and their baggage, we discover some international passports

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Ghanaian pastor divorced by wife for impregnating sidechick vows to ban condoms if elected president

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Christian Kwabena Andrew

The founder of Life Assembly Worship Center, Christian Kwabena Andrew,  has disclosed that if he is elected as president, he will ban condoms.
The Ghanaian cleric who is running for presidency under Ghana Union Movement Party said this while speaking in an interview on Dawdne TV.

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In the video, he opined that the use of c#ndoms is useless since diseases contracted can be treated in hospitals. He added that wearing it would only defeat the purpose of intimacy.
Amused by this, the host asked if he would ban the importation of c#ndoms if elected president while also informing him that there’s no cure for HIV/AIDS.
The pastor had gone viral after he revealed, while preaching, that his wife had left him after he fathered a child with another woman.
Reports have also revealed that his wife who told her side of the story disclosed that he’s a hardcase lecher who beds every woman that comes his way, including his church members. Tori

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Gun threats: Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Ogboni Leader declared wanted

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Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare

The Lagos State Police Command has declared wanted the first President of the Supreme Body of Ogboni Association Worldwide, Tajudeen Olanrewaju Bakare.

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