Court Acquits Ladoja, Akanbi Over N4.7B Corruption Charge

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today discharged and acquitted  former governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja and his former Commissioner for Finance, Mr Waheed Akanbi in the alleged N4.7 billion fraud charged instituted  against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The presiding […]

NAL Ex- Workers, Pensioners Flag Off Buhari Presidential, Appreciation Rally

  …Promises To Vote Buhari Feb. 16   Still propelled by the President Muhammadu Buhari led government to pay part  of their entitlements worth N22.6 billion entitlements worth, ex-workers and pensioners of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL) in their thousands held rally to support  President Muhammadu Buhari  re-election bid. At 8 am ex-workers and […]

N13B Ikoyi Tower Money: EFCC To Obtain Bench Warrant Against Ex- NIA Boss Oke, Wife

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is making moves to secure a bench warrant against the sacked Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade. When the matter came up today, counsel to EFCC Mr Rotimi Oyedepo  informed Justice Chukwujekwu […]

NCAC Permanent Site In Abuja Is Not For Sale– Runsewe

  The Director–General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has said categorically that the permanent site of the Council located at Wuse zone 4 in Abuja village is not for sale. Runsewe stated this following claims emerging from some quarters that the village has been sold. Rather, the DG […]

EFCC Arraigns 4 For Alleged Conversion Of N96.7M Worth Of Late Client’s Shares

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Three persons, Kasumu Shakiru Ademola, Salau Omoniyi Mukaila and Ganiu Oluyede Ishola were today arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for alleged fraudulent conversion of the total sum of N96, 739, 666.86 million. The three defendants were arraigned on eight […]

N2.2B Fraud: It’s Painful Testifying Against Fayose–Obanikoro

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The N2.2bn fraud trial of the immediate past Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, resumed yesterday with his former ally and former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, testifying against him. However, while being cross-examined by the second defence counsel, Mr Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Obanikoro told the court […]

Three Dies, 17 Rescued In Ikorodu Bound Boat Mishap

  …NIWA Attributes Mishap To Consequence Of Dredging Activities.   A 20 seater passenger boat operated by Eda Olaropin/Bayeku Association heading to Bayeku in Ikorodu from Okeranla in Ajah on Saturday capsized with three dead and 17 passengers rescued alive by officials of the National Inland Waterways Agency (NIAW). The boat owner is Mr Kasali […]

How We Survived Helicopter Crash–Osinbajo

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given a hint on how he and other nine crew members survived when a helicopter conveying them crash landed at Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday afternoon. Osinbajo spoke on Sunday during a thanksgiving service, held at the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), City of Grace Mega Parish, Lokoja. […]

(Just In)Osinbajo’s Chopper Accident: AIB To Dispatch Investigators To Crash Site Tomorrow

  Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB), is to dispatch a team of investigators to the site of the helicopter carrying the Vice President, Prof. Osinbajo, which crashed in Kabba, Kogi State tomorrow morning. The spokesman for AIB), Mr Tunji Oketunbi disclosed this to AbelNews, an online news platform few minutes ago in Lagos. AIB, he stated […]

Confusion As EFCC Fails To Arraign Ex-NIA Boss, Oke, Wife

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Confusion reigns today over the widely expected commencement of the trial of former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA,. Ambassador Ayodele Oke and his wife Mrs. Folasade Oke, whose possession government money running  into billions of Nara were recovered from their Ikoyi Osborne Tower apartment sometimes […]