Ex- Permanent Secretary, Clement Illoh, Bags 5 Years Imprisonment Over SURE-P Fraud

  An ex-Federal Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity Clement Illoh was on Thursday sentenced to five-years in prison for stealing the sum of N14.1million Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P). The presiding judge, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court passed the sentence after convicting Illoh of two-counts […]

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LEADERSHIP Newspaper Editor Emerges Best Aviation Writer Of The Year, 2019

 It was a night of glory for Leadership Newspaper at the 13th Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award where it’s Assistant Business Editor, Anthony Awunor emerged the best aviation writer for the year 2019.The annual award ceremony, which was held at the Lagos Airport Hotel, recently witnessed the crème-de-la-crème of the society, especially in politics, business, and […]

Visa Scam: Travel Agent Arraigned For Defrauding 3 Men Of N10.5M

    Story By Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A travel agent, Joe Okereke, was today, arraigned before the Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding three persons of the sum of N10.5 million. Okereke was alleged to have defrauded  his victims of the said amount under the pretence of procuring Fiji Island visa for them. The […]

Deejays Association Of Nigeria Condemns Xenophobic Attacks On Nigeria, Other Countries

  … Says S/Africans Ignorant Of Nigeria’s Contributions Against Apartheid Deejay Association of Nigeria (DJAN), the umbrella body of all DJs in Nigeria and in the Diaspora has condemned in the strongest terms, the attacks on Nigerians and other blacks in South Africa. The condemnation came in a statement jointly signed by National President, DJAN, […]

Controversy Trails 2019 Hajj, As Medview Accuses NAHCON Of Breaching Contractual Agreement

  ..Says Hajj Body Sabotaging FG’s Economic Policy For Approving Foreing Carrier For Exercise ..Challenges Chairman’s Neutrality The controversies trailing the 2019 ongoing Hajj operations to Saudi Arabia continued unabated as one of the Nigerian carrier; Medview Airline approved by the Federal Government to airlift pilgrims for this year’s exercise has accused the National Hajj […]

N9.9B Fraud: Court Freezes Bank Accounts Operated By Perm Sec To Ambode’s Chief Of Staff

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today ordered the freezing of three bank accounts said to be belonging to the Lagos State Government over an alleged. N9.9 billion fraud. The three bank accounts are domiciled in First City Monument Bank, Access Bank and Zenith Bank, are numbered […]

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NAFEST 2019: Benin Promises To Thrill The World In October

  The Edo State capital will be agog with festivities come October 19th to 26th as countries like Senegal, Mali, France, Ghana and many more will be on song during the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). This was made certain during the opening of the 49th National Stakeholders meeting on NAFEST presently holding […]

Oando Plc Secures Fresh Court Order To Quash SEC Sanction 

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted leave to Oando Plc to file a motion for a judicial review of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision imposing a fine of N89,675,000 on it. Justice Ayokunle Faji granted leave to the company to apply for “an order of […]

Oil Bunkering: Court Sentences 8 Beninous To 4 Years Imprisonment Each

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi     A Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced eight Republic of Benin nationals to four years imprisonment each over oil bunkering. The convicts who were sentenced to four years imprisonment each on the two counts charge are: Podahude Ferdinand, Denie Atika, Awhansuha Rapheal, Hunpatin Friday, Kouhonou […]

(Tribute) Ubon Akpan: Death And Its Many Realities By Frank Meke

  Over the years as I grew into maturity and the profound understanding that the whole matter of life is about the fear of God and obedience to his commandments, nothing seem to bother me not even death. I have on several occasions and at the mercy of God, survived near death through accidents, sickness […]