• EFCC shuns Fayose’s application challenging seizure of his properties

    EFCC shuns Fayose’s application challenging seizure of his properties

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday abstained from a Federal High Court in Abuja where it was expected to show up to respond to an application by Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, who is challenging the seizure of his landed assets by the commission.

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba expressed reservation over the absence of any lawyer representing the anti-graft agency and the failure of the commission to file any response to Fayose’s application despite being aware that […]

  • Nigeria protest seizure of pilgrims’ e-wristband by Saudi Authority

    Nigeria protest seizure of pilgrims’ e-wristband by Saudi Authority

    Nigeria is to protest the seizure of electronic wristbands brought into Saudi Arabia for use of its pilgrims.

    The Consulate-General, Nigeria Consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Alhaji Muhammad Yunusa, said this at the Post Arafat meeting organised by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Friday in Makkah.

    The wristbands were introduced by NAHCON to monitor each pilgrim’s movement and facilitate easy identification where the need arises.

    However, thousands of the items were seized at the airport in Madinah by security officials […]

  • Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Another Seizure

    Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Another Seizure

    Lil Wayne who doctors have confirmed is epileptic was hospitalized on Monday after having a problem with his medication and suffering a seizure. According to reports, the rapper spent time in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after experiencing the medical issue moments before he was supposed to take the stage for a performance in Las Vegas.

    The rapper later downplayed his medical emergency and tweeted he was “good!” after reports started circulating that he was dead.

    “False Alarm!” he wrote. “I appreciate […]

  • Customs officials, suspected smugglers clash over seizure of rice, frozen poultry

    Customs officials, suspected smugglers clash over seizure of rice, frozen poultry

    Some persons, believed to be smugglers, and officials of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Seme Border Command on Thursday clashed at the Badagry Roundabout over the alleged seizure of bags of rice and frozen poultry products.

    A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria gathered that trouble started when NCS officers at a checkpoint In the Mowo area of Badagry seized bags of rice from an alleged smuggler at 3am.

    An eyewitness who identified himself as Emeka Ejiofor, told NAN that […]

  • Ben Murray Bruce reacts to the seizure of his businesses by AMCON

    Ben Murray Bruce reacts to the seizure of his businesses by AMCON

    Early this morning, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria AMCON, took over the businesses of Senator Ben Murray-Bruce over an N11 billion bank loan default.

    Ben Murray Bruce just tweeted, saying that the situation is being