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Sen. Saraki accused of being a bully

Pro-Chancellor and Chairperson of the Governing Council of Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, has come under fire for allegedly running the institution unilaterally. Read also: SEN. GBEMI SARAKI PLAYING POLITICS WITH EBOLA Joint committee of the university

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Police IGP wants special court for kidnappers

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has canvassed for the creation of Special Court for the prosecution of suspected kidnappers. Read also: Buhari’s anti-corruption panel wants CCT Chairman investigated for alleged drug use The IGP made this call on Friday

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Evans abducted my father, killed and buried him after collecting N15m ransom – Ex-Super Eagles Player

Ex-Flying Eagles and Super Eagles player, Chikelue Iloenyosi, has revealed that his family is one of the victims of notorious kidnapper Chukwudi Dumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans. The former defender who used to ply his trade in Turkey and France said

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Evans’ father advises police to take son to TB Joshua

Mr. Stephen Onwuamadike, father of Mr. Chukwudi Dumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, has charged the Nigeria Police Force to take his kidnapper son to the founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, (SCOAN), Prophet TB Joshua. Read also: Billionaire kidnapper’s

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TPT’s Tokunbo Modupe emerges PR Personality of the decade

Tokunbo Modupe, the Lead Strategist and Chairman of TPT International Limited, has emerged Outstanding PR Personality of the Decade. His overwhelming recognition was the highpoint of the 2017 Marketing Edge Awards, held at the Federal Palace Hotel, last weekend in

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PSP operators’ suit against Lagos Govt.: Judge orders journalists out of court

Journalists were on Friday ordered out of the courtroom during hearing in a suit filed against the Lagos State Government and five others by the Incorporated Trustees, Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria, otherwise known as Private Sector Participation operators

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Ikoyi, VI, others to experience blackout on Saturday

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDP) announced that some parts of Lagos will on Saturday experience blackout due to routine maintenance work to be carried out on Ajah-Alagbon 132KV line. Mr. Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of EKEDP,

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Enugu LG boss calls on investors to fund palm wine industry

The chairman of Igboezee North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Mr. Uwakwe Ezeja Igbo-Eze, has called on potential national and international investors to invest in palm wine business in the community. Igbo-Eze made this call in his office at

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Illegal Varsity Operator jailed for 10 Years

Justice I. M. Sani of the Federal High Court, Akure, on June 19, 2017 convicted and sentenced one Dr. Martins Olurankinse to ten years imprisonment on a nineteen-count charge bordering on obtaining by false pretence brought against him by the

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Customs officer arraigned for drug trafficking

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday, ordered the remand in custody of a Custom Officer, Emmanuel Ugwoke, charged with drug trafficking. Ugwoke, a resident of Badagry in Lagos State, is said to have been dismissed from service, and

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Consortium denies rumoured plot to take over Etisalat

Following media reports that the consortium of banks being owed N541 billion by Etisalat Nigeria was plotting to take over the troubled telecommunication company, investigation revealed there was no such plan. Read also: Presidency denies rumoured pressure on Osinbajo to

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36-year-old man rapes teenage half-sister

One Henry Asuquo was on Wednesday arraigned before a Tinubu  Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over allegation that he has been raping his half-sister since she was 11 year-old. Asuquo, 36, is a security guard and  resides at Saint Saviour St.,

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Illegal demolition: Controversy trails Lagos DPP legal advice

Controversy has continued to trail the advice of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State, Mrs. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, that the charge of armed robbery leveled against a property developer, Felix Ezeamama should be dropped. Read also: Property developer, Felix

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Ambode signs bill making kidnapping punishable by death penalty

Kidnappers whose victims die in their custody face death penalty under the bill Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode signed on Wednesday. Called the kidnapping prohibition bill, 2016, it was passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly on January 5 in response

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Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo rearrested, begs for N100,000 to perfect bail

Blogger and ex-governor of Oyo State, Omololu Olunloyo’s daughter, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo, claimed she has been rearrested and is in need of N100,000 to perfect her bail. The controversial blogger was dragged before the courts in Port Harcourt by founder and

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FG denies removal of CRK in school curriculum

The Federal Government has denied the rumoured removal of Christian Religious Knowledge (CRK) from the new curriculum of schools. The denial was contained in a statement Executive Secretary, Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Professor Ismail Junaidu, released on

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Vice Principal who allegedly impregnated student granted bail

The Vice Principal of Government Secondary School, Tunga, in Niger State, Mohammed Mohammed, who allegedly impregnated his 16-year-old student, was on Tuesday granted N1 million bail by a Minna Magistrate’s Court. On April 4, Mohammed was arraigned but pleaded not

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Jigawa Govt. to award contract for construction of 30 mosques

Jigawa State Government said more than 135 construction companies were competing for contracts for the construction of 30 Mosques in the state. The Chairman, Tender Board Committee for projects in the state, and the Permanent Secretary, Administration and Finance, Office

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Femi Adesina’s pilot son flies dad from Lagos to Abuja

Special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina was for the first time one of the passengers aboard an aircraft his pilot son, Oluwatobi Adesina, piloted. And the Senior Adesina has continued to celebrate the

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Ex-Lagos Police Commissioner dragged to court for allegedly writing inciting letter against Gov. Ortom

Former Lagos State Police Commissioner, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, has been dragged before a Makurdi Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly writing an inciting letter against Gov. Samuel Ortom. Read also: Fulani herdsman calls my wife to threaten me – Ortom The

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Shot policemen’s widows praise Zenith Bank

Widows of Sergeants Chukwudi Iboko and Sunday Agbo, the two policemen who died of gunshot wounds sustained when armed robbers attacked Owerri branch of Zenith Bank Plc have hailed the bank for coming to their aid. Read also: More than

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Sokoto proposes law to make it compulsory for suitors to add mosquito net to bride price

The Sokoto State Ministry of Health said is working on a bill, and if passed by the State House of Assembly and eventually signed by Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal would make it compulsory for potential suitors to add insecticide-treated mosquito

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