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Orji Kalu, former gov of Abia State, bags 12-year jail term for N7.65bn fraud

ormer Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday joined the list of ex-governors convicted of corruption as a Federal High Court in Lagos found him guilty of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. Justice Muhammed Idris convicted Kalu on all the 39 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and […]

Sowore kicks against transfer to Correctional Facility

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja Detained pro-democracy activist and convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, has opposed a fresh application the Department of State Service, DSS, filed to secure a leave of the Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer him to a Correctional Facility. Sowore, who has been in detention since August 2 […]

Alleged N135bn fraud: FG files charge against Ifeayi Ubah, Capital Oil & Gas Limited

The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah, and the company, over alleged fraud to the tune of N135 billion. In the charges filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, the prosecution said the N135bn emanated from a July 2013 consent judgment […]

NATO leaders, Princess Anne, Johnson, Trudeau and Macron caught on camera mocking Trump

The leaders of Britain, Canada, France and the Netherlands have been caught on camera at a Buckingham Palace reception mocking US President Donald Trump’s lengthy media appearances ahead of Wednesday’s NATO summit. The footage, shot by the British host’s camera pool on Tuesday evening and spotted and subtitled by Canada’s CBC, set the tone for […]

Ondo: PDP tackles Akeredolu over daughters wedding in Mauritius

Dayo Johnson, Akure The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state yesterday said the conduct of the wedding of the daughter of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Mauritius was a vexatious display of insensitivity by the governor towards the difficult challenges currently being faced by citizens of the state. It alleged that ” almost 100 people […]

Court orders FG to recover pensions collected by Akpabio, Saraki, others

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos in a landmark judgment has ordered the Federal Government to “recover pensions collected by former governors now serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly, and directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN to challenge the legality of states’ […]

IPOB leader’s lawyer alleges more than 10 people were killed at his residence

By Chimaobi NwauwuLawyer to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor Tuesday evening alleged that contrary to the report that only two people were shot dead in his house, that over ten people were killed in Oraifite by the police. In a video broadcast made available to Vanguard through the Media and Publicity […]

Pastor sends assassins after fellow cleric over popularity

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe For allegedly sending a six-man gang of suspected assassins to kill one Pastor Janet Ogunshola, the police on Tuesday arraigned the pastor of The Life House Ministry, Ojo Barracks, Benjamin Akinsanya, before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere. Akinsanya was arraigned alongside Darlington Orji and Liberty Elvis on five counts bordering on […]

SAN blames UNILAG gang-rape victim for own ordeal

Defence in the case of a University of Lagos student, Chuka Chukwu, 19, accused of serially gang-raping a fellow student (name withheld), on Tuesday said that the alleged victim was not naive as she claimed. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Chukwu’s counsel, Mrs. Abimbola Akeredolu (SAN), made the submission while cross-examining the […]

Pictures: Buhari unveils indigenous mine-resistant military vehicles

Buhari unveils indigenous mine-resistant military vehicles By Sumaila Ogbaje resident Muhammadu Buhari, has inaugurated the first set of combat and light vehicles manufactured at the Nigerian Army Command Engineering Depot in partnership with Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) in Kaduna. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the vehicles were unveiled at the opening […]

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