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FCT Minister asks articulated vehicle owners to abide by laws guiding movement to city, laments loss of lives

FCT Minister asks articulated vehicle owners to abide by laws guiding movement to city, laments loss of lives

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has advised owners of articulated vehicles to always abide by laid down laws guiding movement into, and within the city, lamenting the loss of lives and property that usually follow any tanker and articulated vehicle mishap. *FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, (5th left), National President of NUPENG, ... Read More »

El-rufai, Kwankwanso, Dambazzau, others bid Sanusi farewell at Abuja Airport… Ex Emir arrives Lagos

El-rufai, Kwankwanso, Dambazzau, others bid Sanusi farewell at Abuja Airport… Ex Emir arrives Lagos

By Mikail Mumuni Governor Nasiru El-rufai of Kaduna State, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso, a former Governor of Kano State and General Abdur-Rhaman Dambazzau, the immediate past Minister of Interior were among the dignitaries that bade the deposed Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (Muhammadu Sanusi II) farewell at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja (NAIA) on Friday night. * ... Read More »

Alleged N8.5bn Fraud: Former NIMASA Boss Bought 30,000 Units of Shares for N170m– Witness

Alleged N8.5bn Fraud: Former NIMASA Boss Bought 30,000 Units of Shares for N170m– Witness

  A prosecution witness, Howard Edafe, in the ongoing N8.5billion fraud case involving a former Joint Military Task Force Commander, Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel Atewe (retd.), on March 12, 2020 told Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos how Atewe bought 30,000 units of shares from MTN Links for N170,350,000.00 (One Hundred and Seventy Million, Three Hundred ... Read More »

Alleged $2m Fraud: You Have a Case to Answer Court Tells Ex-NHIS Boss, Femi Thomas

Alleged $2m Fraud: You Have a Case to Answer Court Tells Ex-NHIS Boss, Femi Thomas

By Owolola Adebola  Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on March 13, 2020, dismissed the no-case submission filed by a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, Dr. Olufemi Martins Thomas, to stop his criminal trial for alleged money laundering to the tune of $2,198,900. Thomas is standing trial alongside Kabiru Sidi, a Bureau ... Read More »

EFCC Nabs Bankers, Two others for Fraud in Sokoto

EFCC Nabs Bankers, Two others for Fraud in Sokoto

By Owolola Adebola  Operatives  of  the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, Sokoto  Zonal  Office on  March 4, 2020 arrested  Zaharaddeen Ibrahim, Micheal Alabi and Ngozi Agbonjari all staff of a new generation bank in Sokoto for an alleged conspiracy to steal the sum of N1,205,000 (One million, two hundred and five thousand naira). Describing the arrest as a huge success, Head of the Zone, Abdullahi Lawal ... Read More »

Alleged N1.4bn Fraud: Court Adjourns NBA President, Paul Usoro’s Trial To Mar 23

Alleged N1.4bn Fraud: Court Adjourns NBA President, Paul Usoro’s Trial To Mar 23

By:Owolola Adebola  Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, has adjourned until March 23, 2020 further hearing in the alleged N1.4bn fraud trial involving the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro, SAN. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC first arraigned Usoro before Justice Muslim Hassan of the same court on December 18, ... Read More »

Alleged N450m Fraud: Court to Rule on Belgore’s Electronic Evidence, Mar 12

Alleged N450m Fraud: Court to Rule on Belgore’s Electronic Evidence, Mar 12

  Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, adjourned until March 12, 2020 to rule on the admissibility of the Closed-Circuit Television, CCTV footage and its Certificate of Identification sought to be tendered in evidence by Mohammed Dele Belgore, SAN.   Belgore is standing trial alongside a former Minister of ... Read More »

Court Convicts Gombe SEMA Boss, One Other for Stealing IDP Building Materials

Court Convicts Gombe SEMA Boss, One Other for Stealing IDP Building Materials

By: Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe zonal office on March 13, 2020 secured the conviction of Dr. Dallami Arab Rukuje and Isa Garba before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court on a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, criminal misappropriation, aiding and abetting. Rukuje, the Executive Secretary of the Gombe State Emergency Management ... Read More »

Coronavirus : Unlucky Liverpool May Not Be Crowned Champion- FA Chairman

Coronavirus : Unlucky Liverpool May Not Be Crowned Champion- FA Chairman

FA chairman Greg Clarke has told Premier League chiefs that he believes the domestic season will not be completed due to the coronavirus outbreak, leaving the futures of clubs both on and off the pitch in limbo. Clarke was in attendance at Friday morning’s emergency meeting as the Premier League, EFL and the Women’s Super League were suspended until April ... Read More »

FCT Minister Commends Nigerian Builders, Tasks Them On Professionalism

FCT Minister Commends Nigerian Builders, Tasks Them On Professionalism

Minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has commended members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIB) on their contribution to the development of the FCT.   *FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello (with microphone) addressing members of the Nigerian Institute of Builders, Left of the Minister Builder Bimbo Kolade, 3rd Vice President of the Institute and the right ... Read More »

Sanusi leads Friday prayer in Awe, departs Nasarawa for Abuja with El-rufai

Sanusi leads Friday prayer in Awe, departs Nasarawa for Abuja with El-rufai

Deposed Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi ( Muhammadu Sanusi II) on Friday led the Jummat Service in Awe, after which he departed Nasarawa State where he was hitherto exiled before. At the Jummat service, Mallam Sanusi preached from The Holy Qu’ran Chapter 2, verses 155-156 where Allah said: And We will surely test you with something of fear ... Read More »

Osinbajo’s Police escort dies in accident

Osinbajo’s Police escort dies in accident

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday aborted a scheduled trip following the death of one of his police escort riders in Abuja. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s spokesman who disclosed this in a statement identified the late police escort rider as Inspector Ali Gomina, aged 45. He died in a road accident. He said, “with grief in our hearts, we announce the ... Read More »

Sanusi Lamido Can Go Anywhere Including Kano- El-rufai

Sanusi Lamido Can Go Anywhere Including Kano- El-rufai

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says Muhammadu Sanusi II, the deposed emir of Kano, can go anywhere, including Kano. After his dethronement, there were reports that he would not be allowed into Kano for at least three months. But fielding questions from journalists in Awe, Nasarawa state, on Friday, the governor said a federal capital territory high court has ... Read More »

Sanusi Lamido To Chair LASU Convocation Lecture

Sanusi Lamido To Chair LASU Convocation Lecture

The former Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, will on March 26 chair the convocation lecture of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo. The lecture, which is titled; “The Future of Developing Economies in a Digital World,” is part of activities lined up to mark the institution’s 24th convocation ceremony, where a total of 8,959 will be awarded certificates in various ... Read More »

FG Approves Recruitment Into Immigration Service

FG Approves Recruitment Into Immigration Service

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) has approved the 2020 recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). The Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. James said that the recruitment was approved by the board under its Chairman and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola. “The recruitment ... Read More »

BREAKING: Court orders IG, DSS DG to release Sanusi from detention

BREAKING: Court orders IG, DSS DG to release Sanusi from detention

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the release of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from detention in Awe, a town in Nasarawa State, where he was banished to following his dethronement on Monday. Justice Anwuli Chikere granted the interim order following an ex parte application moved by his lead counsel, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) on ... Read More »

Reconciliation :Oyo APC Aspirants Forum lists grievances, demands remedies

Reconciliation :Oyo APC Aspirants Forum lists grievances, demands remedies

Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State under the aegies of APC ( Oyo State) Aspirants Forum have listed their grievances and demanded remedies from the party. The grievances and remedies sought were contained in their memo addressed to The Secretary, APC National Reconciliation Committee, dated March 6, 2020. The memo reads: March 6, 2020. The ... Read More »

Premiership matches to be postponed, as 3 Leicester players show signs of Coronavirus

Premiership matches to be postponed, as 3 Leicester players show signs of Coronavirus

Premier League bosses are set to postpone the next two weekend of fixtures at an emergency meeting this morning. The EFL are also ready to follow suit after they called a crisis summit for their clubs as the coronavirus sent football into meltdown. One director told Mirror Sport that clubs want games postponed and think it is inevitable that will ... Read More »

Show of love to Baba Buhari at Argungu agric show – By Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu

Show of love to Baba Buhari at Argungu agric show – By Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu

It is a common knowledge that President Muhammadu Buhari is being loved, respected and venerated by vast majority of Nigerians. People of Kebbi State admired the President due to a number of reasons including his determination to economically empower Nigerians, diversify the nation’s sources of revenue, ensure food sufficiency and obliterate corruption in the country. Mr. President was at several ... Read More »

SAM OMATSEYE AND HIS COLONY OF HATCHET WRITERS

SAM OMATSEYE AND HIS COLONY OF HATCHET WRITERS

  By Obafemi Oluwadare The Nigerian Presidential election will hold in 2023 but the atmosphere is already charged with political activities, movements, meetings and political realignments across the country. The most noticeable of all the political activities is the recent travails of the diminutive and controversial suspended national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole who is battling for political survival. ... Read More »