Mr. Yaga Yarkawa, the Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state, has lamented the renewed attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the local government, insisting that with the recent attacks on Thlaimaklama village which has displaced many people from their homes, Chibok has again come under the control of Boko Haram.
Yaga Yarkawa told newsmen on Monday night in Maiduguri while visiting to receive food items donated by the State Government for onward delivery to displaced persons.
He said, […]
Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode’s media aide, Jude Ndukwe said yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) lied about Bishop Matthew Kukah’s visit to his boss, Dr. Reuben Abati, ex-presidential media aide and former minister of state for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.
In a statement, yesterday,
Ndukwe said though Kukah visited the trio of Fani-Kayode, Abati and Obanikoro, he did not speak about their cheerfulness and accused Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the anti-graft agency, of trying to make a “caricature of […]
According to reports, the wife of a former Minister of Aviation, Mrs. Precious Fani-Kayode, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of lying about her account balance.
Mrs. Fani-Kayode was on Monday detained for four hours in the Ado Ekiti branch of Access Bank on the instruction of the EFCC.
The EFCC’s spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, while reacting to the arrest in a statement, said the account balance of N2.3m was flagged following investigation into the Peoples Democratic Party Joint Trust Fund […]
Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience has dismissed claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that additional $25m was traced to her bank accounts.
Recall that the anti-graft agency had recently frozen Mrs Jonathan’s personal account in Skye Bank, titled “Patience Ibifaka Jonathan.”
The former First Lady, while claiming the money was meant for her medical treatment abroad, asked EFCC to defreeze the account or face legal action.
However, Mrs Jonathan, in a statement at the weekend by her media […]
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has described as untrue claims by the Department of State Services (DSS) that $2 million (about N900 million) was found in the house of a federal high court judge.
Also, the Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Port Harcourt, Victor Briggs, and the former National Secretary General of NBA, Nimi Walson-Jack, said the attempt to abduct a judge by federal security operatives is intimidation and abuse of the rule of law.
Wike said it was […]
According to reports, a breakaway group of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, the Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIPOB, has said the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, lied when he claimed his health was deteriorating in prison.
Kanu, while speaking through IPOB’s spokespersons, Emma Nmezu and Clifford Iroanya, raised concerns over the ugly treatment the prison authority meted out to him, alleging that a poisonous gas was recently shot into his cell to suffocate him.
But TRIPOB, in a statement […]
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has denied tampering with the bailout funds given to the state by the Federal Government.
He said all monies received were appropriated for the purpose they were given, including paying of workers’ salaries.
The governor made the clarification in the light of the accusation of misappropriation and embezzlement levelled against him by some federal lawmakers from Bauchi, led by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara.
Dogara and others recently visited the National Chairman […]
I Bathed Her With Acid Because She Lied to Me, Infected Me With ‘Magun’ – Suspect Confesses (Photos)
An angry and jealous lover has disfigured a woman who he was having an affair with by pouring acid on her on alleged disloyalty and lies.
The long arm of the law has caught up with 43-year old Yisau Adeleke, nine months after he went into hiding, as he has been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command for bathing his lover with acid after he discovered that she was a married woman, contrary to her claim of being a widow.
The International Transfer Certificate (ITC) of Abia Warriors striker Chisom Chikatara has not been released to Moroccan champions Wydad Casablanca because there has not been a request to that effect, a top Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) official has disclosed.
Wydad claimed they have received Chikatara’s clearance after they paid the agreed transfer fee for the CHAN 2016 revelation.
Abia Warriors chairman Emeka Inyama said they have no business with Wydad after they cancelled an agreement for Chikatara following several breaches by the […]
According to former President Goodluck Jonathan, the Buhari administration did not tell the nation the truth by claiming that the latter inherited an empty treasury when it assumed office in May last year.
He said, “That is not true, there is no way he would have inherited an empty treasury and at the same time, gave a bailout to the states. Nigeria has a fairly robust economy but sometimes, we over-politicise certain issues and make things look so bad, but it […]
The Presidency has faulted the claim by the embattled former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), that he was not invited by the presidential committee, probing the purchase and supply of arms during the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
A source in the Presidency, who spoke on condition of anonymity on Thursday, said that the Federal Government was in possession of evidence to show that Dasuki was duly invited to clear his name.
He said the Department of State Services, […]