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NAF chiefs transferred billions to private accounts – EFCC

An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigator, Tosin Owobo, testified on Wednesday that a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd), allegedly set up a diagnostic centre with the funds he allegedly diverted from the Nigeria Air Force (NAF). He was testifying in the trial of Amosu and former NAF Chief of Accounts and Budgeting, Air ... Read More »

Jonathan hails Adesina over World Food prize

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, over his emergence as 2017 World Food Prize laureate, describing him as a man of exceptional work ethic. Jonathan said Adeshina was the man who transformed agriculture in Nigeria by introducing several innovations that changed the face of farming, boosted the capacity of farmers ... Read More »

Bizzaire: Arrested Kidnapper, Evans, sues police

Arrested billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, on Wednesday, filed a fundamental rights enforcement action before the Lagos Federal High Court in Lagos, urging the court to order the police to charge him to court or release him immediately. Joined as respondents in the said suit marked FHC/L/CS/1012/2017 are the Nigeria Police Force, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State and the ... Read More »

Ex-convict teenagers arrested in Ondo abandoned building

The Ondo State Police Command on Tuesday said it arrested four teenagers in an abandoned uncompleted building in the Alagbaka area of Akure, the Ondo State capital. The suspects’ names were given as Omololu Kayode, 19; Ojo Odunayo; Bidemi Victor, 18; and Wale Ayemowa, 18. The building, which is located a few metres away from the Ondo State House of ... Read More »

ICPC Operatives Search Ex-VP Namadi Sambo’s House

Heavily armed security operatives on Wednesday raided the residence of a former vice president, Namadi Sambo, in Kaduna. The operatives are believed to have come from the State Security Service, SSS, and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC. An ICPC operative in the North-West zonal office of the agency in Kaduna, confirmed the raid to our ... Read More »

Diezani ‘bribed’ INEC officials with N264m to rig polls – Witness

The Federal High Court in Lagos heard on Wednesday that two Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) employees, Christian Nwosu and Yisa Adegoyin, allegedly received N264million from former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to rig the 2015 general elections. A prosecution witness, Timothy Olaobaju, said the money was paid to Nwosu and Adedoyin in cash. He stated these while being ... Read More »

Buhari on life support in London Hospital – Fayose

b The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, ‎on Wednesday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from voice impairment and has been on life support in a West-End London Hospital since June 6. He also dismissed a purported audio message of the president greeting people for the just celebrated Eid-el-Fitri in Hausa language as “absolute lies.” “No doubt, the audio ... Read More »

Keep Off The Roads Or Shut Down, Lagos Warns Traders

…Gives Agbado Oke-Odo Market Leaders Seven-Day Ultimatum The Lagos State Government on Wednesday warned traders in the habit of displaying their wares on the road for sale beyond the confines of the market thereby causing traffic gridlock and other environmental nuisance to desist henceforth otherwise markets where such illegal activities are perpetrated would be shut down till further notice. The ... Read More »

BREAKING: Former Taraba Governor Danbaba Suntai is dead

A former governor of Taraba State, Danbaba Suntai, is dead. Mr. Suntai who survived a plane crash at the Yola airport in 2012, died at home where he was undergoing rehabilitation for brain injuries arising from the plane crash. A former commissioner of information in the state, Mr. Emma Bello, confirmed the news of his demise to Newsmen on Wednesday.  ... Read More »

Daramola, Omojola’s Families Petition NJC, Presidency, Others Over Alleged Manipulation Of Murder Trial

The Integrity Leadership Organisation, an NGO, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over alleged manipulation of the trial of the suspects arrested in the murder of the World Bank consultant, the late Dr Ayodeji Daramola, and the late Tunde Omojola, during Governor Ayodele Fayose’s administration between 2005 and 2006 in Ekiti State. Daramola was murdered in Ijan-Ekiti on August14, ... Read More »