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EFCC Tenders 108 Cheques Used By Fani-Kayode, Others In Alleged N4.9B Fraud

  Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, tendered 108 Zenith bank Plc’s cheques before a Federal High Court, Lagos, which were allegedly used by Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and others in alleged N4.9 billion fraud case. Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation alongside Nenadi Esther Usman, a former […]


HRW, Human Rights Lawyers Berate UK Interior Ministry Over Wrong Comments On Human Trafficking In Nigeria

    United Kingdom Home Office, the country’s Interior Ministry, came under heavy criticism from the Nigerian anti-trafficking agency and UK politicians, human rights lawyers, and non-governmental groups for alleging that Nigerian women and girls trafficked to Europe can return home “wealthy from prostitution” and “enjoy high social-economic status.” According to Human Rights Watch(HRW),the comments […]


Patience Jonathan’s Sister, Esther Oba Appeals Final Forfeiture Order on $8.4M, N9.2B

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Esther Oba, former First Lady Patience Jonathan’s younger sister, have filed a notice of appeal against the judgment of a Federal High Court, Lagos, granting final order of forfeiture of the sum of $8.4 million and N9.2 billion, which parts belongs to her. The court presided by Justice […]


Aftermath Of Lagos Boat Mishap: NIWA, ATBOWATON Constitute Safety Taskforce

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON) have agreed to constitute a Joint Task Force to monitor activities of boat operators and other water users, particularly after 7pm on Lagos waterways. The taskforce which would comprise other relevant stakeholders will be inaugurated […]


FG Approves New Conditions Of Service For AIB Staff

  …Bids Farewell To NCAA’s CoS   The Federal Government has approved a staff Conditions of Service (CoS) for the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB-N). The approval was conveyed in a letter dated June 25, 2019 sent to the Bureau from the office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation. A statement issued […]


Boat Mishap : NIWA Confirms 10 Dead,8 Missing,Rescues 3

…Says Arrest Has Been Made The National Inland Waterways Authority(NIWA) has  confirmed the occurrence of a boat mishap on June 28,2019 at about 2200hours in the Lagos Lagoon, between Badore in Ajah (Eti – Osa Local Government Area) and Egbin (Ikorodu L.G.A). Investigations by the Lagos Area A statement by NIWA stated that investigation revealed […]


Forgery: Court Orders Arrest Of Innoson Motors Boss, Innocent Chukwuma, Others

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the arrest of Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, the Innoson Motors boss, and two others, for their persistence failure or refusal to attend court to answer a criminal charge against them by the Inspector-General of Police  (IGP). Others affected by the order are: Charles […]


Covenant University Lecturer Docked Over N141.6M Fraud

     Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Senior Information Technology(IT) lecturer at Covenant University, Otta, Ogun State, Owolo Onorouiohene Dan, was today, arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, on alleged fraud of N141. 632, 416.65 million. Owolo was arraigned before the court presided over by Justice Saliu Saidu, by the Economic and […]


PH International Airport Reopens For Operations

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that the Port Harcourt International Airport, which was closed for operation yesterday due to the incident involving Air Peace aircraft that skidded off the runway, has been re-opened . This was disclosed in a statement by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Yakubu Henrietta “Following a […]


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