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Again, court freezes Patience Jonathan’s $5.9m

A Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday granted an ex parte application seeking an order of interim forfeiture of the sum of 5.9 million dollars belonging to a former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. Read also: Patience Jonathan granted full

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Embargo placed on petrol station constructions in Lagos

The Lagos State Government says it has suspended approval of petrol station construction in the state. Read also: LGs ordered to take approval before obtaining loans Making this known on Tuesday is the state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban

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Patience Jonathan granted full Access to $5.9m In her Skye Bank Account

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan has been granted an unfettered access to the $5.9m in her Skye Bank Account. This follows the decision of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to withdraw its application seeking to stay the execution of a

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Olubadan’s wives say they believe in Satguru Maharaj ji

Wives of the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, have publicly expressed their faith in self-acclaimed Perfect Living Master, Satguru Maharaj ji. Oloris Kudirat and Rashidat Adetunji, who represented Oba Adetunji at the 30 years anniversary of Maharaji ji Village

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Drunken FRSC men face discipline

The Federal Road Safety Corps say it has recalled its personnel, who are seen sleeping on duty after getting drunk in a picture that has gone viral. Read also: Drunken Police Officer Arrested The Head, Media Relations and Strategy of

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Sanusi admits buying N142m bullet proof cars

The Kano Emirate Council on Monday says Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II inherited about N1.9bn from his predecessor, the late Alhaji Ado Abdullahi Bayero and not N6bn that is bandied around. Read also: Emir Sanusi wants Rolls-Royce as gift – Zamfara

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Attempted suicide: Court orders textile trader to undergo psychiatric test

An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos has granted a textile trader, Mrs. Titilayo Momoh, N500,000 bail following her plea of not guilty to a charge of attempted suicide. Read also: It is an offence to attempt suicide, CPS tells Lagos

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Sanusi faces corruption probe

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi led-Kano emirate council has confirmed it is facing a criminal investigation into alleged corruption from Kano State owned anti-graft agency. Read also: Emir Sanusi wants Rolls-Royce as gift – Zamfara Gov. “We actually received a

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Controversy trails Isiaka Adeleke’s death

Controversy is trailing the death of Former Osun State Governor, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who died early Sunday morning at age 62. Adeleke, a serving senator died from at heart attack at Bikets Hospital in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Read

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Breaking news: Isiaka Adeleke is dead

Ex-Governor of Osun State and Serving Senator of Federal Republic of Nigeria Sen. Isiaka Adeleke is dead. Details later

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Nigerian Pastor arrested on multiple rape charges in South Africa remanded

Pastor Timothy Omotoso, the Nigerian-born televangelist arrested on Thursday for having sexual relations with at least 30 young girls, who are members of his church, Jesus Dominion International Church in Durban, was on Friday arraigned before a Port Elizabeth court.

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Stanbic IBTC slammed in customer suit over breach of contract

Stanbic IBTC been sued by a customer, Infinity Snacks and Beverages Limited, accusing the bank of breach of contract and slamming N2bn suit on it (bank). Read also: Engineer accused of causing Ex-Stanbic IBTC big girl’s marriage problem In a

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N6bn fraud linked to ex-PDP governorship aspirant

A Peoples Democratic Party ex-governorship aspirant in the 2015 general election in Niger State, Mr. Kantigi Lima,  has been linked to N6bn fraud. A source in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said the anti-graft agency is on the

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(Photos) Fayose gives corper automatic employment for hailing him

A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member serving in Ekiti State, Osamwonyi Bright Osas, made Gov. Ayo Fayose’s head to swell on Thursday and in return got an automatic employment from the governor. Read also: SEE PHOTOS AS FAYOSE ARRESTS

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Bill for compulsory medical screening for intending couples passed in Kaduna

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has passed a bill that would make it mandatory if assented to by Gov. Nasir El-Rufai for would-be couples in the state to subject themselves to medical screening. Read also: Bill to jail contractors

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Apostle Suleman faces multiple charges, sued for $5m in Canada

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman is facing multiple charges in Canada as Stephanie Otobo, the lady claiming to be his ex-mistress sued him for $5m. Read also: More trouble for Apostle Suleman, ex-usher claims he

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ASUU wants JAMB scrapped

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan (UI) chapter wants the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to be scrapped because it believes the board is reducing the standard of offering admission to students. UI chapter chairman, Dr.

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Wife of suspended NIA DG faces quiz over N13bn found in Ikoyi Flat

Wife of Ayo Oke, suspended Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, NIA, will be quizzed by the committee constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe N13bn recovered from Apartment 7B in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi. Read also: Ikoyi N13bn/N230m grass-cutting

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Court tells EFCC to advertise N449m found in abandoned Bureau de Change shop

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to advertise in a national newspaper the N449,750,000 found in an abandoned Bureau de Change shop in Victoria Island just as it ordered the

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Ikoyi N13bn/N230m grass-cutting scandals: NIA DG, SGF suspended

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke over the N230m grass-cutting scandal and the N13bn recently discovered in a

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Life expectancy in Nigeria increases by 7 years – Report

The 2016 UNDP Human Development Report has said Life expectancy in Nigeria has increased by seven years. According to the report launched in Abuja on Tuesday, it increased from 46.1 in 1990 to 53.1 years in 2015. Read also: Businessman

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Indomie maker buys Dangote noodles firm

Dangote Flour Mills has divested from the noodles business as it sold the Dangote noodle’s asset to Dufil Prima Foods, makers of Indomie noodles, the company announced on Tuesday. Read also: (photo) Dangote staff protest poor working condition In a

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