• Enugu police command gets new commissioner

    Enugu police command gets new commissioner

    A new Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr. Douglas Agbonleni, has resumed duty, three weeks after the retirement of his predecessor, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu.

    The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday.

    “The Enugu State Police Command wishes to inform members of the public particularly good people of Enugu State that the command now has a new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Douglas Agbonleni.

    “Before now, Agbonleni, was the commissioner of […]

  • Dream Kardashian Gets Her Own Snapchat Filter (Photos)

    Dream Kardashian Gets Her Own Snapchat Filter (Photos)

    Dream Kardashian isn’t even two weeks old, yet she already has a Snapchat filter with her parents.

    Her father, Rob Kardashian shared the news on his page with the caption “Awwww Snapchat hooked it up with our own filter just for mama and papa

  • Man, 27, gets N500, 000 bail for attempted murder

    Man, 27, gets N500, 000 bail for attempted murder

    A Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Friday granted N500, 000 bail to a 27 year-old-man, Ayomide Ilesanmi, who allegedly attempted to kill one Okwudili Obiora by pushing him down from a storey building.

    The Court’s Magistrate, Mrs Ipaye Nwachukwu, granted the accused bail with two sureties in like sum after he pleaded not guilty to a four-count charge of conspiracy, attempted killing, breach of peace and assault.

    Nwachukwu said one of the sureties must be a property owner in Lagos […]

  • Arik gets certification to fly to Europe

    Arik gets certification to fly to Europe

    According to reports, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted Arik Air Third Country Operator (TCO) authorisation, which allows it to operate to any European country.

    The airline made the announcement in a statement by its Communications Manager, Ola Adebanji, which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Wednesday.

    The statement said the TCO authorisation was a requirement for all non-European Union registered commercial operators that fly to EU countries under the Air Operator Certificate (AOC).

    It said: […]

  • Nigerian Navy gets new patrol vessel to control resources in Gulf of Guinea

    Nigerian Navy gets new patrol vessel to control resources in Gulf of Guinea

    According to reports, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice-Admiral Ibok Ette Ibas, has said that the induction of another Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity, after the NNS Centenary in 2014 will boost the capacity of the Navy to keep surveillance over the nation’s waterways and respond to any threat to the country’s maritime territory.

    Admiral Ibas spoke at an event to celebrate the arrival of NNS Unity from the People’s Republic of China held at the Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island […]

  • Pickpockets gets N100,000 bail over alleged theft of N37,000 phone

    Pickpockets gets N100,000 bail over alleged theft of N37,000 phone

    A Surulere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday granted N100,000 bail each to two men, who allegedly snatched a phone worth N37,000 from a man on a motorcycle.

    Magistrate Ipaye Nwachukwu granted bail to Abdulrasaki Alao, 30, and Abdulkareem Ojulari, 32, who allegedly snatched a Techno phone from Mr Daniel Emmanuel in front the University of Lagos Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.

    They accused had pleaded not guilty to a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing. ‎

    ‎According to the prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, the […]

  • FG gets 14-day ultimatum to lift ban on rice importation

    FG gets 14-day ultimatum to lift ban on rice importation

    According to reports, the Campaign for Democracy, CD, has given the Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to lift the ban on rice importation, to help reduce premature deaths by suicidal actions by hungry and frustrated Nigerians.

    National Publicity Secretary of CD, Dede Uzor Uzor, who gave the ultimatum in Onitsha, Anambra State yesterday, said since government does not have any incentive for farmers to produce enough rice for local consumption, there is no need banning importation of such an important commodity.

    Describing […]

  • Benin Kingdom gets new Oba today

    Benin Kingdom gets new Oba today

    An historic event will happened in the land of the Igodomigodo today. The ancient Benin Kingdom, which used to be called Igodomigodo, will have a new Oba. The Crown Prince of the kingdom, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, will be crowned the 39th Oba of Benin in a colourful ceremony.

    Benin Kingdom is as old as the beginning of the times, according to oral tradition. It is believed that the ladder used by Igodomigodo to climb down from the sky is still at […]

  • FAAN gets new DFA, DCBD

    FAAN gets new DFA, DCBD

    According to reports, the Federal Government has appointed two new Directors for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.

    The newly appointed directors are Nike Aboderin, who was appointed Director of Finance & Accounts, and Sadiku Abdulkadir Rafindadi, appointed as Director of Commercial & Business Development.

    Aboderin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.

    She holds an M.Sc degree in Banking and Finance of the University of Lagos.

    Her over 23 years experience in the financial services industry exposed her to […]

  • Pastor gets N10m bail for alleged N58m fraud

    Pastor gets N10m bail for alleged N58m fraud

    The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday granted a pastor, Chris Anyalebechi, N10 million bail following his re-arraignment for an alleged N58 million fraud.

    The Police Special Fraud Unit (SFU) brought Anyalebechi before Justice Mohammed Idris on a two-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence.

    Anyalebechi, the General Overseer of Christ Glory International Gospel Center, Ikorodu, Lagos, was remanded on September 5, following his arraignment before Justice Babs Kuewumi for the same offences.

    At the resumed hearing of the matter […]

  • Banker gets 12-year jail term, forfeits N43m for money laundering

    Banker gets 12-year jail term, forfeits N43m for money laundering

    According to reports, the Federal High Court in Ibadan has sentenced a former employee of Wema Bank, Ademola Oni, to 12-year imprisonment for conspiracy and money laundering.

    The court, which was presided over by Justice Joyce Abudmalik on Thursday, also ordered that the convict forfeit all his properties and cash in various banks as proceeds of crime.

    The properties to be forfeited by the convict are an empty plot of land fenced with black gate located along the road beside Secam Church, […]