Police Arraign 2 Men For Giving False Information

    Two men, Obimma Ebele, 48 and Okonkwo Chuks Michael 56, were today arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for giving false information to police. Both Ebele and Michael were arraigned by men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos, before Magistrate A. Aro-Lambo, on charges bordering on […]

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Alleged N1.6B Fraud: I’m Innocent -Ex-Jonathan Aide, Dudafa Tells Court

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, today said he is innocent of the allegations against him and urged the court  to hold that he is not guilty of the N1.6 billion  fraud charge filed against him by the Economic and Financial […]

N6.9B Fraud: I Personally Delivered $5M To Fayose, Says Obanikoro

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, today, gave evidence before a Federal High Court Lagos, in the criminal trial of immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who is facing charges of N6.9 billion fraud. Fayose was arraigned by The Economic and Financial […]

Court Fixes February 11 For Judgement In N12.2 B Linked To Patience Jonathan.

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today,, fixed February 11, 2019 for judgement in an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 (about N3 billion) and N9.2 billion (totalling about N12.2 billion), linked to former […]

Extradition: NDLEA Urges Court To Dismiss Kashamu’s Suit

      The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has urged a Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss the fundamental rights enforcement suit, filed by Senator Buruji Kashamu, seeking to stop security agencies from extraditing him to the United State of America (USA), over drug related offences. Kashamu, a senator representing Ogun East at […]

Hoodlums Invade APC Rally In Lagos Shoots Three, Stabs MC Oluomo

    It was confusion galore yesterday during the inauguration of the campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Sky Power Ground, Oba Akinjobi Road, Ikeja, Lagos, following the invasion of the venue by hoodlums shooting sporadically at their perceived enemies. One of the leaders of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) […]

Gabon Thwarts Military Coup Attempt in President’s Absence

    Gabon foiled an attempted military coup today, killing two suspected plotters and capturing seven others just hours after they took over state radio in a bid to end 50 years of rule by President Ali Bongo’s family. Government spokesman Guy-Bertrand Mapangou announced the deaths and arrests after soldiers briefly seized the radio station […]

Finally, Melaye Surrenders To Police

  Controversial and embattled legislator, Senator Dino Melaye has finally and reportedly surrendered himself to the police to be arrested after the latter laid siege in Melaye’s Abuja residence for seven days. Shortly before the Senator surrendered today, there about 20 police personnel at his residence waiting to arrest the lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial […]

Lassa Fever: Edo Govt. Issues Fresh Alert

  The Edo State Government has issued fresh alert to residents in the state following report of outbreak of the deadly Lassa Fever disease in other parts of the country. The state government posited that the situation is further compounded by bush burning and other activities that drive rats from the wild into people’s homes. […]

Alleged Extra-Judicial Killing: CDHR, Victim’s Family Storm Zone 2 AIG’s Office

  …Demands Full Investigation A human rights group, Campaign For the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), Lagos Chapter and the family of 20 years old Jibril Muhammed, who was alleged to have died after being tortured while in police custody, on Monday, stormed the Zone 2 office of the Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG), Onikan […]