Nenadi Usman, a former minister of finance, on Monday informed a Federal High Court, Lagos of her application seeking severance and transfer of a criminal charge pending before the court.
Usman is charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside, a former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and Danjuma Yusuf, on a 17 count charge bordering on the offences.
Fani-Kayode who was also Director, Media and Publicity of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, was absent in court.
His counsel, Mr Wale Balogun […]
It was gathered that the Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Ibrahim Idris, has assured Nigerians that the Nigeria Police Force is ever ready and more determined to ensure that all those who engage in vicious crimes do not escape justice.
A statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah, said the I-G listed the crimes as: kidnappings, armed robbery and other criminal activities.
Awunah said this stance was what made the operatives of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to swing […]
Former Vice President and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar, commends the Federal Government, particularly President Muhammadu Buhari for the withdrawal of criminal charges against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, thus paving the way for the resolution of the impasse between both arms of government.
The former Vice President describes it as “a wise and timely move”.
In a press statement released by his Media Office in Abuja on Friday, October 7, the […]
Following her exciting introduction, with last month’s politically charged single ‘Pay Attention’, which was supported by several leading African online and radio tastemakers, London-based Nigerian musician and painter Nissi, who is also Burna Boy‘s youngest sister, returns with a brand new single titled ‘Criminal’ – the second track from her forthcoming debut EP Downtown, which is scheduled to be released in October.
New single ‘Criminal’ sees Nissi collaborating with producer Cornel Sorian once again, to deliver a rousing Jazz-tinged Funk/R&B […]
According to reports, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has confirmed the receipt of a petition against the activities of Amnesty International in Nigeria.
The acknowledgement letter with reference number OTP-CR+265/16 was dated September 9, 2016 and was signed by Mr. Mark Dillon, head of Information and Evidence in the Office of the Prosecutor, ICC.
Dillon said in the letter that the court is in custody of a complaint by a civil society organisation from Nigeria, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and […]
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has assured Nigerians that the Nigerian Army is capable and ready to crush all acts of criminality and resistance in the Niger-Delta in order to maintain peace in the country.
He also said that the activities of militants in the creeks of Bakassi and Akpabuyo Local Government Areas of Cross River State would soon come to an end.
Buratai said this in Calabar on Wednesday during the unveiling of the ‘Exercise Crocodile Smile’ […]
Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Thursday defended the charges preferred against the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Order 2015.
The minister, in a statement in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Salihu Isah, said the allegation by the Senate, suggesting that the charges preferred against Saraki and his co-accused persons amounted to a coup against the Senate, was “totally untrue […]
Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay (SAN), yesterday described the signing of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act by the past administration of former president Goodluck Jonathan as one of his best actions.
Sagay, who spoke at the 2016 yearly lecture and award ceremony of the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC) Lagos branch, with the theme: “The Judiciary, Media, Anti-graft Agencies and the Fight against Corruption,” said the new act has helped in quicker prosecution of corrupt […]
One day after announcing she was pregnant with Rob Kardashian‘s baby , Blac Chyna‘s felonious skeletons come tumbling out of the closet… According to Star Magazine Blac Chyna and three accomplices stole more than $41k from a Maryland credit union back in 2008.
Apparently the crew opened multiple checking accounts then withdrew large amounts of money using bogus checks. Blac Chyna was personally responsible for $14k in fraudulent transactions, but the case was marked inactive after she agreed to pay restitution.