N4.6 B Fraud: Orji Kalu Opens Defence Tomorrow

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi    Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, will tomorrow open his defence in the alleged N4.6 billion fraud charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos . At the resumption of proceedings […]

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N1.6B Fraud: Court Fixes Nov. 12 For Adoption Of Written Addresses In Dudafa, Other’s Trial

    Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday fixed November 12, 2018 as the date for parties to adopt their written addresses in the trial of former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Gooluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa and one other over alleged N1.6 billion fraud. The date was […]

Police Declare Osun PDP Guber Candidate Adeleke Wanted For Exam Malpractice,Forgery

    …As WAEC Confirms He Scored F9 In English Language  The PPD Governorship candidate in the Osun election on Saturday, September 22, 2018 , Senator Ademola Adeleke, may not contest the election as he has landed in Police next for alleged forgery. This is just as West African Examination Council (WAEC) today confirmed before […]

N4.6B Fraud: Heritage Bank Manager Insists Statements Made Under Duress

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A defendant, Mr. Iwejuo Nna Joseph, today, told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, that all the statements he made while he was detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N4.6 billion fraud were made under duress. Joseph, a branch manager with Heritage Bank […]

Prosecution Of Boko Haram Suspects Flawed With Serious Legal Shortcomings—HRW

  Human Rights Watch(HRW) said that Nigeria’s prosecution of suspected Boko Haram members has been characterised by serious legal shortcomings and that the authorities are failing to prioritise prosecution of those most responsible for the group’s atrocities. HMW stated that in October 2017, authorities began trials of Boko Haram suspects, some of whom have been […]

Immigration Promotes 1,392 Officers

  …As Babandede Urges Beneficiaries To Be Dedicated To Duty The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has promoted a total of 1,392 officers of the service to their new ranks. This is just as the Comptroller General of Immigration, Muhammad Babandede MFR, who is elated with the development urged beneficiaries to reciprocate government’s gesture through enhanced […]

Illegal Raid Of Clark’s Abuja Residence: IGP Sacks Three Inspectors

  …Places ASP On Suspension   The Inspector-General of Police,(IGP), Ibrahim Idris today approved the dismissal of three police Inspectors who carried out an illegal raid on the Abuja residence of elder statesman Chief Edwin Clark on Tuesday. Also an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) has also been placed on suspension pending the determination of his […]

Fruitless House Search: Police, IGP Apologise To Chief Clark

    Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has dispatched a high-powered delegation of top police officers, led by a Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, to meet with and apologise  to the  elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, following earlier search of his Abuja home by the police. The decision to send […]

Opeyemi Bamidele Returns To Nigeria After Receiving Treatment Abroad

  A former member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele, who was flown to the United States for further treatment for gunshot  wounds  today returned to Nigeria. Recalled that Bamidele and five others were shot at a welcome rally organised for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate (then)for the just concluded Ekiti State governorship election, […]

NCAT Graduates First Four Pilots From Multi Crew Cooperation Course

  …Says They Are Brand Ambassadors Of The College   The Flying School of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria, has graduated its first four pilots from the Multi Crew Cooperation Course N0.1 (MCC.1) on August 27, 2018 . The college made this known in an online statement issued by official of the college […]