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Police seek order to hear Ese’s testimony in camera

Ese The Federal High Court, sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, yesterday, ordered the further detention of Yunusa Dahiru, alias Yellow, in Okaka Prisons, for the alleged abduction of 14-year-old Ese Oruru, following discrepancies in his bail application. Justice H.A Ngajiwa ruled that Yunusa remain in prison custody pending the determination of an application seeking his […]

Udenwa, Fani-Kayode, Falae named in alleged N3.1b fraud

Fani-Kayode (N840m), Goodluck Group (N320m), Falae’s firm (100m), Udenwa and Onwuliri (N350m), Nenadi Usman (N36.9m), Okey Ezenwa(N100m) The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how N3.145b was paid into the accounts of six chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and Goodluck Support Group (GSG) by the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) in the build-up […]

Massive corruption: Audit: N3.2tr unpaid into national treasury in 2014

No cash backing  for N2.3b Armed Forces premium $316.2m can’t be traced FACTS AND FIGURES •$235.6m gas cash diverted to escrow accounts •N73.5b spent contrary to established purpose •N36.4b released to ONSA for dam rehabilitation •N10billion SURE-P funds undisclosed •National Assembly’s management disbursed N9,514,568,222.62, without payment vouchers •N12.6b rice levy spent on urgent and critical […]

Cote d’Ivoire attack: FG heightens security at hotels, airports, malls

Fidelis Soriwei, Adelani Adepegba and Nnodim Okechukwu Security has been heightened at prominent hotels, shopping malls and other key places in the Federal Capital Territory, particularly those frequented by foreign nationals and high-profile Nigerians, following the terror attack on Cote d’Ivoire that claimed 16 lives on Sunday. Six gunmen had stormed Cote d’Ivoire beach resort […]

I stand by my ranking of Yoruba obas – Alake

I stand by my ranking of Yoruba obas – Alake March 15, 2016 3374 Samuel Awoyinfa The Alake and Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has said he stands by his rankings of monarchs in Yorubaland.  Gbadebo said his rankings  were  based on a government gazette, not a newspaper publication, as the Awujale and […]

Police arrest LASU worker for lover’s death

Police arrest LASU worker for lover’s death March 14, 2016 Ambe, Mata Photos: Afeez Hanafi 45033 Afeez Hanafi An official of the Lagos State University, Samuel Ambe, has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing his lover, Mata Jidonu. Thirty-two-year-old Mata was married to a lawyer, Sunday Jidonu, for whom she had three children. […]

Buhari asked to declare ‘state of emergency’ in Rivers

The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Abayomi Adesanya, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in Rivers State. Adesanya said a state of emergency was necessary in order to forestall political violence and the breakdown of law and order in the state. The APC chieftain, in […]

Oliseh to appear before House of Reps

Oliseh to appear before House of Reps     advertisement     TOP HEADLINES y   Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh will appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Sports on Thursday in Abuja to discuss his sensational resignation as coach of the national team, AfricanFootball.com reports.   A top source at the […]

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