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Magu sold seized assets to associates – Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, sold recovered assets under his watch to his associates. Fayose demanded that the sales of properties confiscated by the anti-graft agency under Magu be investigated. In a statement on Friday released via his […]

Opinion: Death of Tolulope Arotile: Neither freak nor accidental, she was murdered – By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first-ever female combat helicopter pilot, was killed Tuesday. According to Nigerian Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola, the 24-year old Arotile died as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at NAF Base in Kaduna State. She was hit by the reversing vehicle of an excited former Air Force […]

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, storms Joy Nunieh’s house to ‘Rescue’ her

Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers State, has visited the house of former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, to “rescue” her after the place was surrounded by policemen, who barred her from leaving home this morning. Wike forced entry into Nunieh’s house and ordered the police officers out of the premises. […]

Policemen who came to arrest me attempted to break my security door –Ex-NDDC Boss, Nunieh

Former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, has said that policemen, who laid siege to her house in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Thursday morning to arrest her made several attempts to break through the security door of the house. Speaking with journalists at the Government House in Port Harcourt after […]

Saro-Wiwa wished for a Just Society, clean Niger Delta environment – MOSOP

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People MOSOP has called on the Ogoni people to remain committed to the cause of justice and the success of the cleanup program managed by HYPREP noting that the freedom of the Ogoni people from discrimination in Nigeria and the restoration of the Niger Delta environment particularly […]

Court jails Ex-NIMASA director for seven years over fraud, money laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos has sentenced a former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency Executive Director, Captain Ezekiel Bala Agaba, to seven years imprisonment for laundering N1.5bn. Agaba, who was in charge of Maritime, Safety and Shipping, was said to have looted the money from the agency. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

Leeds return to EPL after 16 years

Leeds United have ended their 16-year wait for Premier League football after West Brom failed to beat Huddersfield on Friday night. Marcelo Bielsa’s side, who edged past Barnsley 1-0 on Thursday, have sealed promotion from the Championship with two games to spare, after the Baggies failed to keep the pressure up at the John Smith’s […]

Osinbajo’s daughter denies owning N800m property

By Eniola Akintuotu, Abuja  The Vice-President’s daughter, Kiki Osinbajo, has denied owning a property worth N800m in highbrow Wuse 2 area of Abuja. Kiki said this in a post on Instagram on Friday. She said the property in question was a rented one. The Vice-President’s daughter wrote, “For me it is completely unbelievable that a […]

Magu took his non-confirmation personal —Saraki

By Eniola Akintuotu, Abuja Former Senate President Bukola Saraki says the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, took his non-confirmation by the 8th Senate personal hence his decision to go after him. Saraki said this in a statement while reacting to the court order on the return of his two […]

Akpabio threatens to sue ex-NDDC MD, Nunieh

By John Alechenu, Abuja! The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has threatened to take legal action against the former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Ms. Joy Nunieh, for allegedly defaming his character. This threat was contained in a statement titled, “Akpabio to sue Joy Nunieh for defamation, denies ‘false […]

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