Sex-for-marks: OAU suspends Professor Akindele indefinitely

Sex-for-marks: OAU suspends Professor Akindele indefinitely — 19th April 2018 A professor at the centre of a sexual harassment sex-for-marks scandal, Mr Richard Akindele, has been suspended by his university, having been found culpable and liable of serious misconduct by an investigative committee set up to look into the allegations. Akindele, a professor at the […]

EFCC loses bid to seize Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m, N9.1bn

EFCC loses bid to seize Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m, N9.1bn — 14th April 2018 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Friday, struck out a forfeiture application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the sum of $8, 435,789.84 and N9,185, 327, 362, allegedly linked to the former first lady, Mrs Patience Jonathan and six others. The […]

IPOB declares 40 members missing after security agents’ attack

— 7th April 2018 • We arrested only 4 persons –Police Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has alleged that about 40 of its members were missing after security operatives attacked them while returning from the burial of a member, Odika Esieme  Chukwuma at Igbo-Ukwu in Anambra State. The deceased was allegedly […]

Toronto Police arrest two men who shot and killed 26-year old Nigerian electrical engineer, Nnamdi Ogba – family seek answers on this senseless murder

Police say two Toronto men have been charged with first-degree murder and that a third suspect is wanted in connection with the shooting death of 26-year-old Nnamdi Ogba. Toronto police were called to Scarlettwood Court, off of Scarlett Road and south of Lawrence Avenue West, after 11 p.m. on March 16 for reports of a shooting. Officers […]

Revealed: How U.S. swindles Nigerians in visa application fees

• Makes N19b in one year, excess gain hits N4.5 billion • Official says consulate uses market-based exchange rate Though the Federal Government pegged the exchange rateat N305.25 to a dollar, the American Consulate in Nigeria exchanged N400 to a dollar in visa application fees for one fiscal year, until yesterday. This was deduced from […]

Army biased over herdsmen killings, alleges Danjuma

Theophilus Danjuma The statement coming from Danjuma, also a former Chief of Army Staff, brings a disturbing twist to the country’s insecurity crisis. Danjuma made the disclosure in Jalingo, Taraba State, yesterday, during the maiden convocation of the state’s university. Taraba has over the years witnessed alleged killings by armed herdsmen. The retired General charged […]

Dapchi Update: Christian girl, Liya Sharibu, freed by Boko Haram infidels

 24th March 2018 The Federal Government of Nigeria reached a breakthrough in securing the release of the last of the abducted Dapchi Girls, Leah Sharibu, said the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris on Saturday in Maiduguri. ………………………………. Islamist terror group Book Haram had reportedly held back on freeing Leah on account of her not […]

Dapchi: I responded better than Jonathan –Buhari

In Dapchi, Yobe State, President Muhammadu Buhari said his administration’s response to the abduction of 110 schoolgirls from Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, was better than that of President Goodluck Jonathan’s government. Boko Haram kidnapped 110 students from Dapchi, Yobe state on February 19, 2018, and also, abducted 274 students from Government Girls Secondary […]

Ex-minister, others allegedly collected N650m on Diezani’s instruction – witness

By Innocent Anaba An investigator, Usman Zakari, who appeared as the second prosecution witness for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, narrated to the court how former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide and others allegedly took delivery of a cash sum of […]

Nigeria to Support Ghana in Fight Against Corruption – Buhari (Take care of corruption at home first)

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Accra, the capital of Ghana, said with the right leadership and implementation of public policies, Africa’s drive to eradicate poverty and entrench democracy is on course. Speaking at Ghana’s 61st Independence anniversary celebration at the Independence Square in Accra, President Buhari noted that Nigeria and Ghana were benefitting immensely from […]

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