$242M Fake Airport Scam: I’m Unaware Of Source Of Funds, Nwude Tells Court

    A businessman Mr Emmanuel Nwude, who was convicted for defrauding a Brazilian bank of $242 million has denied knowing the source of the funds while testifying on Thursday before an Ikeja Special Offences Court. It would be recalled that Nwude was convicted by an Ikeja High Court in 2005 for impersonating Paul Ogwuma, […]

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Ogheghe Clash: Obaseki Reinforces Ban On Night Grazing

                …Orders Closure Of Illegal Cattle Markets In Edo The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has reiterated the ban on night-grazing of cattles across the state between 6pm and 6am daily. The governor also ordered the immediate closure of all illegal cattle markets across the state, urging […]

N30B Benin Stormwater Project Conceived To Defraud Edo People—Obaseki

    …Says We’ll Hold Those Responsible To Account The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the N30 billion Benin stormwater project by the previous administration in the state was a ploy to defraud Edo people. The governor made the submission while inspecting the Textile Mill Road catchment of the project, in Benin […]

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NTA Collaborates With NCAC To Tackle Menace Of Rape In Nigeria

        They Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) have resolved to tackle the menace of rape in Nigeria. The Director General, NCAC, Otunba Segun Runsewe and the Director General, NTA,  Mallam Yakubu Ibn Mohammed made this resolution when the NCAC boss paid a courtesy call […]

NIS Operatives Intercept Irregular Cameroun Migrant At Ikom

  The operatives of the Nigeria Immigration Service(NIS) at the Joint Border Patrol Checkpoint kilometre 8,Border Road Ikom, Cross River State, have intercepted a Cameroonian on a commercial vehicle during a routine stop and search operation. The operatives led by SI Umar Mala of the NIS were able to identify the irregular migrant as Sally […]

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Edo, German Govt Partner To Tackle Unemployment, Irregular Migration

        The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to focus on human capital development to reduce youth unemployment and irregular migration in the state. The governor disclosed this after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) of the German Government […]

Herdsmen Attacks: Obaseki Embarks On Fact-Finding Tour, Vows Not To Politicise Security Issues In Edo

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki said his administration will not politicise security issues in the state, noting that efforts are being taken to isolate and deal with the issues as they emerge so as to provide lasting security to communities across the state. The governor made the remark when he led heads of […]

Court Hears Final Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8M, N2.4B April 13

  Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court, Lagos today, fixed April 13, for the hearing of the final Forfeiture of the sum of $5, 781, 173, .55 million USD and the N2.4 billion said to have been illegally acquired by the former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. Justice Obiozor fixed the date after […]

Why We Place Premium On Infrastructure, Human Capital Development–Babandede

  * Photo caption : Kaduna State Command office complex commissioned on Friday, February 5,2021.     The Comptroller General of Immigration(CGI) , Muhammed Babandede has stated that the the need to have efficient NIS with the capacity to deliver prompt services in line with acceptable global practice necessitated the placing  of premium on infrastructures […]

Obaseki Hands Over New High Court Complex To Judiciary

Revenue Vourt To Drive State’s IGR     The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has revealed plans to collaborate with the state judiciary on the establishment of a Revenue Court to boost Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the state. Obaseki disclosed this after handing over the keys of the newly constructed High Court Complex […]