A prosecution witness, Orji Chukwuma, in the ongoing trial of a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, has told Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, how Mr. Dudafa allegedly laundered several billions of Naira for a former First...
According to a Facebook user, Arc Paschal Chike Umeobi, this lady was caught by a vigilante in Ezinifite,in Anambra State.Here’s what an online report says;She allegedly jumped the fence and burgled a building just to steal biscuit but luck ran out of her when one of the vigilantes percieved an unknown intruder...
In what could be termed as a new rise of a dangerous trend, some Policemen in Kwara State have been accused of selling detained suspects to ritual killers.The new trend which was confirmed by Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lawan Ado, who according to Punch Newspaper said on Monday that...
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has explained that the approvals he granted the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) while he was Acting President were for financing arrangements for Joint Ventures between the corporation and International Oil Companies (IOCs) and not approvals for contracts.He made this clarification on Thursday while...
A Nigerian man, Alexander Akinyele, said to be a notorious Internet fraudster popularly called Yahoo-Boy, has been found guilty and sentenced to jail for two years and four months by a Preston Crown Court in the United Kingdom. Mail Online reports that the 37-year-old Akinleye had pleaded guilty to 10 fraud...
The Nigerian Senate through the Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to step down as Minister of Petroleum and appoint a substantive minister to man the corporation for proper management.The Senate committee also recommended to the President the immediately suspend...
In a piece he wrote on Friday, ‘Nigerian President Buhari’s Sisyphean Efforts’, and posted on Council on Foreign Relations’ website, Campbell also wondered how Jonathan’s wife became wealthy having spent most of her life as a civil servant.The ex-US envoy stated, “Patience Jonathan as the first lady was flamboyant, arrogant,...
According to him, it was not an offence to constructively criticise Buhari and keep his government on its toes to forestall the unprecedented looting of the treasury through award of contracts and lack of due process.In a statement issued in Abuja, Akinrinlola said: “I do not like the type...
Facts and revelations have emerged about how the leaders of Nigeria’s pro-democracy group, the National Democratic Coalition, (NADECO) misled late MKO Abiola that led to his death while in detention to claim his mandate.This revelation was made by the former National Vice Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Chief...
Influential politician and chieftain of the PDP, Chief Bode George, has expressed his readiness to deliver the presidential seat in 2019 if given the mandate to lead the party. Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Friday, declared his intention to contest for...
51-year-old 'Iron Bassey' was an athlete who represented Nigeria in Weightlifting at the 1984 Olympic games in Los Angeles. He however had an injury and couldn't continue in sports.Sadly, the government allegedly abandoned him to his fate and he recently relocated to Lagos to provide for his family.Below is...
Governors of the South-East geopolitical zone yesterday, said plans were underway to empower and rehabilitate members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in their respective states into a meaningful venture.Chairman of the South- East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Dave Umahi stated this in...
A Nigerian lady, Mary Ero has recounted how singer Banky W was the only one who helped her 8-years ago when she was abandoned by her child’s father, sacked from MTV where she worked, diagnosed with HIV and also evicted by a friend she was staying with.Read her heartwarming story below…“So today...
Nowadays, the police force is thought to be a very prestigious profession. While the army fights against the terrorism, the Nigerian police focuses on the safety to citizens and protect law and order. By the way, this profession is not only for men, but it is rather popular among...
There are reports former Arsenal player Emmanuel Eboue has been diagnosed with HIV.There had been widespread rumors in Turkey that Eboue had contracted HIV and on Sunday, his agent, Tekin Birinci, posted an update on Facebook, saying:"Unfortunately is true that we are facing some medical problems about Eboue. He...
A man in Louisiana, U.S., Jatory Evans, has hanged himself after been accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend and fatally shooting her parents.The 29-year-old Evans also burned down their house. Reports quoted Jefferson Parish Coroner Dr Gerry Cvitanovich as saying that the 29-year-old Evans hanged himself on Wednesday at the...
Today marks the 57th independence anniversary of Nigeria as a nation. The country has seen it all as many would say. A country of multifaceted potential at birth, it still remains a toddler, while those beneath its developmental strides in the 1960s have since overtaken the acclaimed giant of...