A claimant to the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party for the upcoming Ondo State election, Jimoh Ibrahim, has alleged that a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission demanded a bribe of $1 million from him to obey the court order naming him as his party’s candidate.
A court had a fortnight ago said Ibrahim was the PDP candidate and not Eyitayo Jegede, who emerged then as a factional candidate with the backing of the State Governor, Dr. Olusegun […]
According to reports, the National Judicial Council has confirmed that one of the judges arrested by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) demanded a bribe of N200 million to tilt the judgment of a case.
The NJC in a statement yesterday where it made known its position on the arrest of Judges said Justice Ladan Tsamiya is culpable of professional misconduct contrary to Code of Conduct for Judicial Officers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the provisions of Section […]
According to reports, the abductors of Margaret, the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, have demanded a ransom of N100 million, Newsmen has learnt.
Impeccable sources told Newsmen that the demand was made shortly after the kidnap of Margaret on Thursday.
She was said to have been kidnapped along the Benin-Agbor Road.
The kidnappers, who got in touch with Emefiele, a top police officer in the Office of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, told Newsmen, […]
One Nwanaka Egbo, who allegedly masterminded the abduction of her elder sister, Nwanaka Ada, in Rivers State, has been apprehended by operatives of the anti-Kidnapping unit of the state Police Command.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed this to newsmen on Friday while parading the suspect, saying Egbo contacted his friend who took Miss Nwanaka to an unknown location.
Omoni said, “On the 31st of August 2016, while Egbo was in his barbing salon, a friend of his […]
The Commissioner of Police, Legal Services, David Igbodo, on Tuesday, told the high court of the Federal Capital Territory in Lugbe, Abuja, that former Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy Regime, Farouk Lawan and Boniface Emenalo demanded and received $600,000 bribe from Odetola.
Igbodo, who testified on Tuesday before Justice Angela Otaluka in the trial of Lawan and Emenalo said that the defendants were caught by video tape receiving 500,000 USD from businessman Femi Otedola.
The witness […]