• Man, 28, Jailed For Stealing N214,000 Church Tithe

    Man, 28, Jailed For Stealing N214,000 Church Tithe

    A 28-year-old man, Elochukwu Nnoruga, is to spend six months in jail for stealing N214, 000 tithe belonging to St Patrick Catholic Church, Idumaigbo, Lagos.

    Magistrate Ade Adefulire of the Tinubu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, who gave the sentence on Thursday, ruled that the convict would spend the six months in Ikoyi Prison and gave him no option of fine.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Nnoruga was arraigned on Aug. 17, on suspicion that he stole the amount from […]

  • 19-year-old student steals pastor’s signed cheque, withdraws N665, 000 from his bank

    19-year-old student steals pastor’s signed cheque, withdraws N665, 000 from his bank

    A 19-year-old student, Miracle Okiugbo, who allegedly stole her pastor’s N665, 000, was on Thursday in Lagos granted N300, 000 bail. An Ojo Magistrates’ Court in its ruling also ordered the accused to produce two sureties as part of the bail conditions.

    Chief Magistrate Titus Abolarinwa said the sureties must be gainfully employed and show evidence of two years’ tax payment to the Lagos State Government. The accused, who resides in Ojo area of Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of […]

  • Clearing agent in court for allegedly defrauding client of N350,000

    Clearing agent in court for allegedly defrauding client of N350,000

    A 48-year-old clearing agent, Sunday Olatunde, who allegedly defrauded his client, Fabunmi Ajibola, of N350,000 was on Thursday brought before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    Olatunde, of no fixed address, is facing a three-count charge of fraud, forgery and theft.

    Prosecutor Ben Ekundayo told the court that the accused committed the offences on May 26 at Ikoyi, Lagos. Ekundayo said that the accused defrauded Ajibola of N350,000 under the pretence that he would help her to clear an Opel Sintra Space […]

  • Amir Khan and wife Faryal splash £100,000 on their 2 year old daughter’s birthday party

    Amir Khan and wife Faryal splash £100,000 on their 2 year old daughter’s birthday party

    29 year old boxer Amir Khan and his wife 24 year old Faryal Makhdoom Khan splashed £100,000 on their daughter, Lamaisah Khan’s second birthday party.

    The birthday party which was held at Khan’s Bolton Wanderers football club had 250 guests in attendance. The party took Mrs Khan three months to plan and it featured Disney princesses, Peppa Pig, a real-life ballerina, a giant cake and a carousel.

    In an exclusive interview with Hello! magazine, Amir Khan talked about his daughter’s 2nd birthday […]

  • Woman who paid fellow shopper’s £22 bill rewarded with £8,000 painting as a thank you

    Woman who paid fellow shopper’s £22 bill rewarded with £8,000 painting as a thank you

    A woman, 29 year old Pamela Philip, who generously paid a fellow customer’s £22 shopping bill was surprised and shocked when he rewarded her kindness with an £8,000 painting. Philip was shocked when she discovered that the man she helped was a famous “sleepwalking artist”, who was so moved by her random act of kindness he decided to gift her with one of his works of art.

    Pamela said she was behind a flustered customer, who had lost his wallet, in […]

  • How former NNPC boss bought £890,000 UK home

    How former NNPC boss bought £890,000 UK home

    A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Abubakar Lawal Yar’Adua, bought a posh house worth £890,000 in London using a secret offshore company he registered in the British Virgin Island.

    Documents retrieved from the Mossack Fonseca and exclusively obtained by German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, and shared by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) with Premium Times and other media organisations around the world, indicated the offshore company to be Hydrocarbon Assets Investments Limited.

    Yar’Adua bought the […]

  • FG discovers 43,000 ghost workers, saves 50bn through audit of security agencies payroll

    FG discovers 43,000 ghost workers, saves 50bn through audit of security agencies payroll

    The Head of the Continuous Audit team of the Federal Government, Mr Mohammed Dikwa, on Tuesday said N50 billion was saved so far through the audit of security agencies payroll. Dikwa said this in Abuja at a meeting between the Continuous Audit team, Minister of Finance and Heads of Para-Military agencies to discuss ways to clean up the payroll of the security agencies.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that President Mohammadu Buhari had set up the Continuous Audit team […]

  • George Zimmerman sells gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for $250,000

    George Zimmerman sells gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin for $250,000

    George Zimmerman said he has sold the gun he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida in 2012 for $250,000, television stations in Orlando and Las Vegas reported on Friday.

    Zimmerman could not be reached to verify the reports by KTNV in Las Vegas and WOFL in Orlando.

    His offer to sell the Kel-Tec PF9 9mm handgun on UnitedGunGroup.com drew praise from gun rights supporters and scorn from critics who accused him of seeking to profit from the 17-year-old’s […]

  • George Zimmerman sells gun he killed Trayvon Martin with for $120,000 in private auction

    George Zimmerman sells gun he killed Trayvon Martin with for $120,000 in private auction

    George Zimmerman finally sold the gun he killed 17 year old Trayvon Martin with, after several failed attempts and several fake online bidders. The gun was put in a private auction which had only seven verified bidders and it reportedly sold for $120,000. The person who bought the firearm has not yet been identified.

    The United Gun Group auction site put the gun back on sale after 2 failed attempts by their site to sell the gun but added a private […]

  • Dangote to create 210,000 jobs in agriculture

    Dangote to create 210,000 jobs in agriculture

    Dangote Group of Companies on Tuesday said the organisation would create 210,000 jobs for the unemployed Nigerians in agriculture between now and 2018 in agricultural sector. The Chairman of the Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said this in Katsina in a goodwill message at the opening of Katsina Economic and Investment Summit.

    “We will create 210,000 jobs between now and 2018 with 80 per cent coming from the agricultural sector.“So, we should pay attention to the agricultural sector for investment opportunities, particularly […]

  • Malaria kills 22,000 persons in Kano

    Malaria kills 22,000 persons in Kano

    Kano State Commissioner for Health, Kabiru Getso has said that the state recorded about 22,000 deaths in 2015 due to malaria attacks. The commissioner spoke in Kano at a news conference to mark the World Malaria Day

    According to him, the number in the state was high because of environmental challenges, adding that it remained the major health concern of the state

    He said, “the present administration recently purchased N59 million worth of items to curb malaria in the state and these […]