• My husband keeps me away from home whenever I’m pregnant – Woman tells court

    My husband keeps me away from home whenever I’m pregnant – Woman tells court

    A mother of three, Kudirat Ajoke, on Tuesday pleaded with an Ilorin Area Court to dissolve her marriage to Baba Mutairu over persistent battering and lack of care.

    According to the petitioner, a resident of Asalapa compound in Alore, Ilorin, her husband beat her every time she was pregnant.

    “He beats me and forces me to travel whenever I’m pregnant; he also does not allow me to return home until I deliver.

    “He is highly irresponsible and was never involved in the maintenance […]

  • EFCC keeps ex-Rivers Governor Odili under surveillance over alleged N100bn fraud

    EFCC keeps ex-Rivers Governor Odili under surveillance over alleged N100bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has put a former Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, under surveillance, it was learnt on Sunday.

    Also, investigations revealed that the Economic Governance Unit of the commission, which has been working on the case against Odili, had intensified efforts to vacate the perpetual injunction obtained by the ex-governor to restrain the commission from arresting and prosecuting him for fraud.

    A top operative of the EFCC said the commission was making fresh […]