• Orubebe in fresh trouble for allegedly diverting N1.9bn road construction fund

    Orubebe in fresh trouble for allegedly diverting N1.9bn road construction fund

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has filed new charges against former Minister of Niger Delta, Godsday Orubebe, before an Abuja High Court, for allegedly diverting close to N2 billion naira meant for the dualisation of Section IV of the East-West Road.

    It was gathered that he is charged alongside Oludare Lawrence Alaba, Ephraim Towelde Zaki and Gitto Construction Limited on a five-count charge bordering on alleged corruption, diversion of funds and perjury.

    He is to be charged […]

  • EFCC arrests FAAN employee for allegedly diverting N70m

    EFCC arrests FAAN employee for allegedly diverting N70m

    A level six officer with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, Christy Olabode, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission for allegedly diverting and stealing N70m belonging to the agency.

    Until her suspension from the agency, Olabode worked in the Accounts Department, where she diverted the said amounts between 2013 and 2016, using different accounts of FAAN employees until the fraud was discovered by the management.

    A source said that Olabode was exposed by the Information and Communications […]

  • Popular Akure thug, Ade Basket arrested for allegedly beating pregnant woman

    Popular Akure thug, Ade Basket arrested for allegedly beating pregnant woman

    A popular political thug in Akure, the Ondo State Capital, Mr. Adeleye Fayehun (aka Ade-Basket) has been arrested by police for allegedly assaulting a 44 year-old pregnant woman, Mrs. Adenike Adeolu.

    Fayehun, who is also into timber business was said to have beaten the woman to a coma over timber transaction business.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),Femi Joseph who confirmed the arrest said the suspect, Fayehun, had been placed under custody for interrogation.

    Joseph added that the confessional statement of the suspect […]

  • #BringBackOurGirls group blasts Melaye for allegedly threatening to beat Tinubu’s wife

    #BringBackOurGirls group blasts Melaye for allegedly threatening to beat Tinubu’s wife

    The Lagos chapter of the #BringBackOurGirls group has lambasted Dino Melaye for his threat to “beat up” his colleague, Oluremi Tinubu, during a disagreement in a closed-door session held by the senators.

    In a statement issued Wednesday and jointly signed by Yemisi Ransome-Kuti, Aisha Oyebode, Ayo Obe, and Habiba Balogun, the group described Mr. Melaye’s actions as “disgusting”.

    “While the issues of the senate and their disagreements remain strictly their issue, it is pertinent to put an end to this recurring act […]

  • Man docked for allegedly biting policeman

    Man docked for allegedly biting policeman

    For allegedly biting off a police officer’s skin, a 50-year-old man, Totoola Adetunji, was on Monday arraigned at an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.

    Adetunji, whose address was not given, is facing trial on a four-count charge of conspiracy, assault, breach of peace and obstruction.

    The Prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omiseki, told the court that the accused and others at large conspired and committed the offences on July 9 at about 9 p.m. at Odunfa Street, Lagos Island.

    Om‎iseki said that the accused unlawfully assaulted […]