• Okonjo Iweala denies having anything to do with presidential posters carrying her name and face

    Okonjo Iweala denies having anything to do with presidential posters carrying her name and face

    Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has released a statement saying she has nothing to do a presidential campaign poster embossed with her face and name on it.

    The fake campaign poster have been seen in some parts of the country. Read the statement by her media aide, Paul Nwabuikwu.

    Our attention has been drawn to speculative media stories linking former Minister of Finance, Dr Okonjo-Iweala with the next presidential election scheduled to hold in 2019. In an effort to invest their […]

  • See the injury on the face of the bouncer Oritsefemi attacked with a glass cup; Quilox releases statement (Graphics Photos)

    See the injury on the face of the bouncer Oritsefemi attacked with a glass cup; Quilox releases statement (Graphics Photos)

    According to reports, at about 2am on Saturday, 13th of Nov. 2016, Oritsefemi came into Quilox without prior reservations or table bookings.

    Tables are allocated to customers who have made prior paid table bookings in advance of their arrival except such customer is a patron or member of the club. . . However, Oritsefemi who did not fall into any of the categories above approached a patron’s table-of-six, and pleaded to be accommodated, with the understanding that other guests of the […]

  • Tourists in Complete Shock as the Face of a ‘Ghost’ Appears Inside their Group Photograph (Photo)

    Tourists in Complete Shock as the Face of a ‘Ghost’ Appears Inside their Group Photograph (Photo)

    In what will come across as a really shocking development, a ghost has photo-bombed a group snap taking by several tourists.

    A group of tourists have been left terrified recently.

    The tourists who also happened to be ghost hunters, were left terrified when a photo-bombing phantom joined them for the team photo as they explored a haunted hospital.

    The 32-strong crew were searching the abandoned Newsham Park Hospital in Liverpool, Merseyside, when the eerie face of a woman was captured.

    Team leader Phil Barron, […]

  • Allow Dasuki face his trial – PDP faction tells Jonathan

    Allow Dasuki face his trial – PDP faction tells Jonathan

    A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has asked Jonathan to allow Dasuki to face his trial.

    The PDP said it was happy that neither Dasuki nor any other suspects claimed that they gave part of the money under investigation to it during the last general elections.

    Spokespersons for the Sheriff-led faction of the party, Mr. Bernard Mikko, stated this in an interview on Tuesday.

    Mikko stated, “We don’t want to take issue with […]

  • Embrace amnesty or face wrath of law – Rivers warns cultists

    Embrace amnesty or face wrath of law – Rivers warns cultists

    According to reports, the Rivers government has warned cultists still bearing arms to embrace its amnesty offer or be ready to face the wrath of the law.

    Mr Ken Chinda, the Special Adviser on Amnesty to Gov. Nyesom Wike, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Port Harcourt on Saturday.

    Chinda said some unrepentant cultists in Ogba/Egbeme/Ndoni Local Government Area of the state were frustrating the amnesty programme.

    He said leaders of the Iceland Cult group in Obiozimini and others in Egi […]

  • Fix economy now or face revolution – Sen Sani to FG

    Fix economy now or face revolution – Sen Sani to FG

    Senator representing Kaduna Central on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, Shehu Sani, has expressed fears that the ongoing hardship Nigerian citizens were facing as a result of recession might result in revolution against the government.

    To avert such development, Sani advised that the issue be well handled by those in positions of authority, especially the Federal Government, warning that violation of the advice could result in unpredictable circumstances.

    He said the revolution would not only be against the current administration, […]

  • I’m ready to face probe – Emir Sanusi

    I’m ready to face probe – Emir Sanusi

    A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, has declared his readiness to face investigations into his tenure at the top bank.

    Mr. Sanusi’s comments came as a response to a call by Femi Falana, a senior lawyer, urging the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to investigate alleged “diversion” of government funds by the CBN, under Mr. Sanusi.

    Mr. Falana also called for the probe of Mr. Sanusi’s predecessor, Charles Soludo.

    “Sometime in 2006, former Central Bank Governor, Profesor […]

  • Banks to face trial for aiding corruption – EFCC

    Banks to face trial for aiding corruption – EFCC

    Banks and their officials who helped in concealing stolen funds will soon have their day in court, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, said on Tuesday.

    He said it was unfortunate that some banks encouraged looting by creating an “enabling environment” for it.

    “The banking sector is creating a fertile ground for corruption,” the EFCC chairman said.

    Magu spoke in Lagos during an interactive session with the commission’s external lawyers and civil society organizations.

    He said it […]

  • Owners of abandoned buildings face imprisonment in Lagos

    Owners of abandoned buildings face imprisonment in Lagos

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Government on Thuresday issued fresh warning to owners of illegal structures and abandoned buildings in Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, directing them to repossess their properties or face imprisonment.

    Also, the state government insisted on its decision to enforce the original masterplan of Ikoyi, Lekki and Victoria Island, lamenting that illegal occupants and street traders “are committing crimes under the cover of darkness.”

    The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, disclosed the […]

  • Armed herdsmen to face terrorism charge – Fayose

    Armed herdsmen to face terrorism charge – Fayose

    The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said any herdsman caught grazing in the state with arms or in possession of any weapon will be charged with terrorism and prosecuted accordingly.

    The governor stated this after signing a bill titled ‘Prohibition of Cattle and other Ruminants Grazing in Ekiti, 2016’, into law on Monday during a meeting with traditional rulers and chiefs at the Government’s House in Ado Ekiti.

    The bill was read to the gathering by the Speaker of the state’s […]

  • Revealed!!! Okupe may face conspiracy charges over arms scandal

    Revealed!!! Okupe may face conspiracy charges over arms scandal

    Dr. Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, may face conspiracy charges after new revelations emerged in the ongoing investigation into the arms scandal.

     

    A source at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, which is investigating Okupe for receiving N100m from embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), said the anti-graft agency was making new discoveries that contradict his claims.

    For instance, the source said it was discovered that Okupe received N15m from the […]