• $40m transfer: ONSA paid N650m for Maitama property – Witness tells court

    $40m transfer: ONSA paid N650m for Maitama property – Witness tells court

    There was mild drama at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, when the fourth witness called by the prosecution told the court that the sum of N650 million he got for a massive property in Maitama District of Abuja came directly to him from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, and not from One-plus Holdings Limited, belonging to a cousin of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Azibaola Robert.

    Recall that Azibaola and wife are facing charges preferred against them […]

  • No ransom paid for release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls – DHQ

    No ransom paid for release of 21 Chibok schoolgirls – DHQ

    According to reports, the Nigerian military said on Saturday that no ransom was paid for the release of the 21 Chibok girls freed by the Boko Haram.

    The girls were among the over 200 female students kidnapped from their government owned school in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014. Scores of the remaining g girls are still with the insurgents.

    The federal government had in October denied swapping Boko Haram members in detention for the freed girls, saying the release was “the […]

  • My family paid N15.1m to my abductors – Iba monarch

    My family paid N15.1m to my abductors – Iba monarch

    “My abductors demanded N500 million ransom but my family paid N15.1 million to free me,” the traditional ruler of Iba Town, Oba Goriola Oseni told a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere.

    Oseni said this on Friday while giving evidence at the commencement of trial of the four men accused of kidnapping him.

    The accused are: Duba Furejo, Ododowo Isaiah, Reuben Anthony and Yerin Fresh, who were first arraigned before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo on October 24.

    They are standing trial on an eight-count […]

  • Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss over N250m allegedly paid to insurance firm

    Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss over N250m allegedly paid to insurance firm

    According to reports, the House of Representatives has again threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), over refusal to explain why his agency allegedly paid N250 million to Fortis Insurance Brokers Limited.

    The latest threat came after the management of Fortis denied ever insuring the NCS or receiving, as commission, the aforementioned amount.

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Lawrence Dafiode, in a […]

  • How NIMASA, NRC paid N288m premium on ‘dead’ lift, generators – Reps reveal

    How NIMASA, NRC paid N288m premium on ‘dead’ lift, generators – Reps reveal

    According to reports, the House of Representatives on Monday made more revelations on how Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government allegedly connived with insurance firms to defraud the Federal Government under the guise of paying insurance premiums.

    An ad hoc committee of the House, which is investigating such fraudulent practices, cited how the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency and the Nigerian Railways Corporation both paid premiums totalling N288m on non-functional properties.

    While NIMASA reportedly insured a non-functional lift and paid premium […]

  • President Buhari’s Daughter’s Wedding: See How Much the Groom Paid as Fatima’s Bride Price

    President Buhari’s Daughter’s Wedding: See How Much the Groom Paid as Fatima’s Bride Price

    The amount of money the man who married President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter paid as bride price gas been revealed.

    President Buhari on Friday, formally married off his daughter, Fatima, to Malam Yau Gimba Kumo.

    The event took place in Daura, his home town.

    The wedding took place at the president’s residence on Mai’adua road, Daura at about 2.40 p.m.

    According to reports, the groom, who was a former Managing Director of Mortgage Bank, paid N100,000 as the bride price.

    The marriage was contracted in accordance […]

  • Jonathan’s N7bn largesse: CAN leaders paid me N1m to keep quiet – Cleric

    Jonathan’s N7bn largesse: CAN leaders paid me N1m to keep quiet – Cleric

    A Jos-based clergy, Pastor Kallamu Ali Dikwa, yesterday reignited the controversy over the alleged N7billion ‘donation’ to the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) by the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organization ahead of last year’s election.

    Dikwa said in Kaduna that he was offered N1million of the sum to ‘keep quiet’.

    He first blew open the allegation in 2015 when he claimed the money was given to CAN for the purpose of campaigning for the former president.

    Jonathan lost the election.

    However, CAN […]

  • No ransom was paid for rescue of abducted Lagos landlords – AIG

    No ransom was paid for rescue of abducted Lagos landlords – AIG

    According to reports, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Abdulmajid Ali, on Friday said no ransom was paid before the landlords kidnapped in a Lagos State estate were released.

    Ali, in a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the Zone 2 Police Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, rather commended the officer deployed for the operation for their steadfastness and professionalism.

    The victims, who are landlords at Oshorun Heritage Estate, are Kennedy Ucheagwu, Dr. Omololu Bello and another simply […]

  • Male Prostitute Who Get Paid to Have S*x with 10 Women Per Week Shares His Story

    Male Prostitute Who Get Paid to Have S*x with 10 Women Per Week Shares His Story

    A man who makes a huge sum of money having s*x with women has opened up as he said, he takes up to ten different women a week.

    A male prostitute from South Africa who women rush to for s*x has opened up about his life of business.

    According to reports, the man (35) from Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, who doubles up as a stripper, revealed that most of his clients are big mamas.

    “Some of my clients are professional women who don’t have […]

  • I paid workers’ salaries before Sallah – Governor Ishaku

    I paid workers’ salaries before Sallah – Governor Ishaku

    Taraba State governor, Arch. Darius Ishaku, has disclosed that he paid salaries of all categories of workers in the state to enable them celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr festivities with joy and happiness.

    Ishaku, who spoke to through the permanent secretary Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, in an interview, said since he assumed office, he had gone extra mile to pay workers at the end of every month.

    “To be honest with you, the governor is a man who has the state […]

  • Woman who paid fellow shopper’s £22 bill rewarded with £8,000 painting as a thank you

    Woman who paid fellow shopper’s £22 bill rewarded with £8,000 painting as a thank you

    A woman, 29 year old Pamela Philip, who generously paid a fellow customer’s £22 shopping bill was surprised and shocked when he rewarded her kindness with an £8,000 painting. Philip was shocked when she discovered that the man she helped was a famous “sleepwalking artist”, who was so moved by her random act of kindness he decided to gift her with one of his works of art.

    Pamela said she was behind a flustered customer, who had lost his wallet, in […]