FG To Close Third Mainland Bridge For Repairs

  The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, today stated that consultations had begun for the closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for repairs. Kuti explained that the Ministry of Works would hold a meeting with stakeholders tomorrow to discuss how to manage traffic during the repairs but the not state when […]

Police Arraigns 9 Over Alleged Stealing Of N80M Cocoa Beans

    By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   Nine men were on Wednesday, arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, by men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID), Alagbon, Ikoyi, Lagos for alleged stealing of cocoa bean valued N80 million. The nine men charged before the court are: Alhaji Ola Dauda Akande, 44, Alhaji […]

$15.5M Fraud: Court Dismisses Patient Jonathan’s Companies’ Application To Change Plea

  By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi A Federal High Court, Lagos, today dismissed an application by four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5million allegedly belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. The companies: Pluto Property and Investment Company Limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Limited, Transocean Property and Investment Company Limited and Globus Integrated […]

Glass House Crisis: Pinnick Dares FG, Says Only CAS Can Sack Him

  President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF,) Amaju Pinnick has said categorically that only the judgement of the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) can remove him as the boss of the federation. AbelNews recalled that the Attorney General had earlier instructed the current CAF-Exco member to vacate his office as President of NFF and […]

Court Jails Fake Gold Dealer 3 Years Over N39M Fraud

    A Federal High Court, Lagos on Friday convicted and sentenced a fake gold dealer, Godspower Favour to three years imprisonment, over N39 million fraud. The court presided over by Justice Saliu Saidu, convicted the 42 years old fake gold dealer after he changed his plea from not guilty, and admitted committing the heinous […]

Contempt: Court Jails Nigeria Railway Corporation MD, Fidet Okhiria

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, Mr Fidet Okhiria to be remanded in prison custody for three months for contempt of court. The judge, Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered Okhiria to be remand following the refusal of the railway boss to appear in court […]

Thursday Tragedy: Nine Dead, 54 Vehicles Burnt In Lagos Tanker Fire

  A total of nine bodies have so far been recovered and 54 cars burnt at Otedola Bridge, Lagos tanker fire which occurred at 5.30 pm yesterday. The 54 cars burnt includes: 45 cars, five buses, two trucks, one tanker and one tricycle The patrol laden tanker crashed, exploded and went in flame burning the […]

3 Men Arraigned For Stealing Company’s N75M Properties

  Three men, Yusuf Mustapha, 28, Sikiru Moshood, 41 and Abiodun Adebisi, 40, were today, arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for stealing properties valued at N75 million. The three men were brought before Magistrate K. S. Abdulsalam by men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, on a three-count […]

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Deziani’s N325M Lekki Land To Federal Government

  A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos presided over by Justice Babs Kuewumi today odered the temporary forfeiture of a landed property belonging to the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Deziani Alison Madueke valued at N325, 400,000 to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Other defendants in the suit are, Mr Donald Chidi Amangbo […]

ICPC Hands Over 17 Vehicles Recovered From Ex- Staff To FAAN

  …Put More Efforts Agency Tells Commission Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has handed over to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) 17 vehicles that were recovered from ex -officials of the agency, who alleged took them away This was disclosed by the Zonal Commissioner, South West, ICPC, Shintema Binga, shortly before handing over […]