Court Grants DSS Permission To Detain Sowore For 45 Days

  The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has granted the Department of State Service(DSS), permission to detain publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days. The DSS had filed a motion to the court to detain the convener of the proposed #RevolutionNow protest for 90 days, but the court only granted 45 days. […]

Alleged N1.2B Fraud: Court Remands Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu, In EFCC Custody

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, today, ordered the remand of former Chairman of the Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Maurice Mmaduakolam Iwu, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), till tomorrow, Friday, when his bail application would be heard and […]

Boeing-Built Satellite To Bring Affordable Broadband To Africa, Europe, Middle East

  Boeing has built 702 digital satellite called Amos-17 that will provide affordable internet access and other communications services to underserved parts of Africa as well as Europe and the Middle East. The satellite launched today from Cape Canaveral, Florida at about 7:00 p.m and will enter service in a few months after on-orbit tests […]

Police Arraign Lawyer, 5 Others Over Sowore’s #RevolutionNow Protest

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   The police today, arraigned five people and a legal practitioner for the #RevolutionNow protests, before a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ebute Metta. Those arraigned by the police are: Ehis Omoshomio, 35; Barrister Gabriel Ojumah, 51, Juwon Sanyaolu, 22; Stanley Anobi, 28; Elias Ozikpu, 30 and Kenechukwu Ukachukwu, 25. […]

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 […]

Industrial Dispute: NUATE, NLC Vow To Continue Picketing Newrest ASL

  Members of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) , Nigerian Labour Congress ( NLC) Lagos Chapter and the Nigeria Union of Railway Workers, today continued their protest against  the refusal of the management of Newrest ASL to reinstate  union leaders that were sacked 18 months ago for belonging to unions. Earlier today […]

Runsewe Denounces Lekky Naked Dance

  …Supports Lagos State Govt. Decision To Investigate Incident …Says It Negates The Beauty Of Nigerian Culture     The Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has thrown his weight behind Lagos State Government decision to fish out the brains behind the Lekki public naked dance, saying the show […]

Nuno Pereira , Bestfly Founder Signs For Angola’s First Two ATR 72-600s

  The Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company, Nuno Pereira has signed for the company’s first two ATR 72-600 regional aircraft at a ceremony held at Toulouse Francazal Airport, France, at ATR headquarters. The twin-engine, turbo-prop regional airliners, which have been leased from ACIA Aero Capital group, represent a […]

Obat Oil Losses N1.5B Subsidy Claim To Sterling Bank Over Alleged Unpaid Loan

    Story by Gbenga Ogunbufunmi   A Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the Federal Ministry of Finance and Debt Management Office (DMO) to pay all monies and other payment instruments amounting to N1. 558, 214, 525. 79 billion accrued to Obat Oil Petroleum Limited as subsidy claims to Sterling Bank Plc. The Court […]

AON Kicks Over Additional Frequencies Granted Emirates Into Abuja By Federal Government

    … Describes Development Colossal Plundering Of Nigeria Economy Through Capital Flight …Laments Non Allocation Of Dedicated Lounge To Air Peace At Lagos Airport   The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has cried out against the granting of additional flight to Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates(UAE) based Airlines by the Federal Government. This additional flight, […]