• Lawyers fault Senate’s plan to invite arrested judges

    Lawyers fault Senate’s plan to invite arrested judges

    A group of lawyers, under the aegis of Legal Defence and Assistance Project, have described as misconceived the plan by the Senate to invite and question the seven judges recently arrested by the Department of State Services for alleged corruption.

    In a statement on Sunday by its National Coordinator, Mr. Chino Obiagwu, LEDAP said the constitution did not give the legislature any oversight function on the judiciary pursuant to the principle of separation of power.

    According to the group, only the National […]

  • Nigerians Blast Islamic Scholar for Asking Expelled Hausa Actress to Turn Down Hollywood Invite for Marriage

    Nigerians Blast Islamic Scholar for Asking Expelled Hausa Actress to Turn Down Hollywood Invite for Marriage

    Several Nigerians have blasted Kano-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa, who called on Kannywood star, Rahama Sadau not to honour her Hollywood invitation and opt for marriage.

    In an open letter written on Facebook in Hausa, a Kano-based Islamic scholar, Mallam Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa, has called on banned Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau not to honour the invitation extended to her to visit the Hollywood in Los Angeles, USA.

    Mallam Daurawa described the problem the actress had with Kanywood as trial from […]

  • EFCC set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, others over N100bn constituency projects

    EFCC set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, others over N100bn constituency projects

    There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may invite the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, his deputy, Hon. Yusuf Lasun, Chief Whip, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, and Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, over the allegations made against them by the former House Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Dr. Jibrin Abdulmumin.

    Abdulmumin, had among other issues, accused the speaker, other principal officers, and some House committee chairman of diverting N40 billion out of N100billion allocated to constituency projects […]

  • $31.4m: EFCC hired mercenaries against me, but yet to invite me – Dame Jonathan

    $31.4m: EFCC hired mercenaries against me, but yet to invite me – Dame Jonathan

    Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of hiring mercenaries to testify in the case of a controversial $31.4 million traced to an account, which she claimed was her own.

    So also did Dame Jonathan say on Thursday that the EFCC was yet to invite her for questioning despite her claim that the money in the account belonged to her.

    The EFCC, sequel to the discovery of the money, had charged […]

  • Found property! The Pennsylvania Police invite owner of lost marijuana to step forward and claim it …lol

    Found property! The Pennsylvania Police invite owner of lost marijuana to step forward and claim it …lol

    The Cheltenham Township Police Department in Pennsylvania is seeking to do their civic duty and return a block of lost marijuana to its rightful owner. The department shared a photo of the weed alongside a post that read:

    “Found Property! Good morning neighbors. Earlier this week, one of our residents called CTPD when they received a package they weren’t expecting.

    With no name on the box, officers checked the package for any indication of ownership.

    What we found was surprising to say the […]

  • EFCC set to invite Fayose’s wife for receiving N100m arms cash

    EFCC set to invite Fayose’s wife for receiving N100m arms cash

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to invite Mrs. Feyisetan Fayose, the wife of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for receiving N100m through an account which is operated by her and her husband.

    According to the EFCC, the money, which emanated from the account of the Office of the National Security Adviser, was paid into the Zenith Bank account of Spotless Investment Limited on June 17, 2014, less than a week to the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti […]

  • Doctors Conduct Autopsy on Ronke Shonde as Police Invite her Alleged Secret Lover

    Doctors Conduct Autopsy on Ronke Shonde as Police Invite her Alleged Secret Lover

    The highly publicized case of alleged murder of Ronke Shonde by her husband has taken a new turn as doctors conclude autopsy. Autopsy on the remains of Ronke Shonde, 36, has been conducted by pathologists at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital on Thursday.

    They however declined to make the result public. According to Punch Metro, the alleged lover of the victim, Kayode, had been invited to the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba, to make statements to assist the police […]