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Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Monalisa Chinda

Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Monalisa Chinda

A High Court in Lagos has reportedly ordered that actress Monalisa Chinda, should be arrested for failing to pay income tax over a 6-year period. It was alleged that the actress had failed to obey a request asking her to show up in court. As a result, Justice Adedayo Akintoye, insisted that she must be apprehended. “The defendant has been ... Read More »

Employment Scam: EFCC Arrests Custom’s Boss Impersonator

By Owolola Adebola The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has arrested one Azeez Yakubu Afolayan for impersonating the Comptroller General, Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd) and using his name to scam job seekers. Afolayan was arrested by EFCC operatives on March 5, 2019 following complaints from one of his victims. Trouble started for him ... Read More »

Internet Fraudster Bags Six Months Jail Term

Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offences Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on March 5, 2019, convicted and sentenced one Abati Ayodeji Olalekan, a.k.a Carissa, to six months in prison for engaging in internet fraud. The Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned the convict on a five-count charge bordering on possession of documents ... Read More »

US, NGOs Call For Concerted Action on Marine Wildlife Conservation

By Bola Owolola In commemoration of 2019 World Wildlife Day, the United States Consulate General in Lagos on Tuesday held a program in collaboration with the International Climate Change Development Initiative (ICCDI) and Wildlife of Africa Conservation Initiative. Delivering remarks at the event attended by leading environmental conservation activists, Public Affairs Officer of the U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Mr. Russell ... Read More »

29-year-old man arrested for killing his 99-year-old aunt with matchet

By Bola Owolola A 29-ear-old old man, Owolabi Folorunso Adewale, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for culpable homicide. The arrest of the suspect followed a distress call received by the DPO Ago-Iwoye Division, CSP Ade Adedoyin, that a middle aged man has butchered his aunty, Ebunola Aroboto, to death at Maraisa Lane Igan road Ago-Iwoye. ... Read More »

Zone XI Police Command re-strategizes ahead of Guber, State Assemblies polls

Zone XI Police Command re-strategizes ahead of Guber, State Assemblies polls

The Zone XI Police Command comprising Osun, Oyo and Ondo States has again strategized ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections in the Zone. While reviewing security arrangements in the last elections during another strategic meeting held in his office in Osogbo on Wednesday, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Zone, Leye Oyebade, mni, reiterated ... Read More »

No Public Holiday On Friday- Lagos State Govt.

No Public Holiday On Friday- Lagos State Govt.

…Says All Public, Private Schools To Observe Mid-term Break Thursday, Friday The Lagos State Government on Wednesday clarified reports making the rounds that it had declared Friday, March 8 as Public Holiday for Civil Servants, saying the information was untrue. A report currently circulating on social media platforms had suggested that the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had declared Friday ... Read More »

Borno Vendors and Service Providers Association donates 1,200 sets of wrappers to APC Guber candidate

Borno Vendors and Service Providers Association donates 1,200 sets of wrappers to APC Guber candidate

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Vendors and Service Providers Association (VESPA), Borno state chapter yesterday donated 1,200 set of wrappers to assist the campaign team of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum. Chairman of the Association, Alhaji Goni Dunoma led his Secretary, Hon. Yusuf Markus Sawa and other 14 members to Government House, Maiduguri for ... Read More »

NANS, Niger State Intertribal Movement Endorse Gov Bello For Second Term (See pictures)

NANS, Niger State Intertribal Movement Endorse Gov Bello For Second Term (See pictures)

The second term bid of Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State has received major boost as he has received the endorsements of critical stakeholders. Among the stakeholders are the National Association of Nigerian Students and The Niger State Intertribal Movement. They all assured Gov Bello of their Unflinching Support in the Coming Saturday March 9th Gubernatorial election. The groups expressed ... Read More »

15 guber candidates step down for Gov Darius Ishaku in Taraba

15 guber candidates step down for Gov Darius Ishaku in Taraba

Fifteen Political Parties Conceptual Candidates, CUPP, contesting this Saturday’s Governorship election have stepped down in support of Governor Darius Ishaku’s re-election. They made the declaration when they paid a visit to Governor Darius Ishaku at the Government House, Jalingo. Governor Darius Ishaku stated during the event that he was humbled by the support of the candidates adding that it was ... Read More »

DG LADO Campaign Organization dumps PDP, joins Dapo Abiodun in APC

DG LADO Campaign Organization dumps PDP, joins Dapo Abiodun in APC

The Director-General of Ladi Adebutu Campaign Organization, Hon. Waliu Taiwo, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with all his followers and formed an alliance with the Leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress to deliver Prince Dapo Abiodun as Ogun state Governor come Saturday, 9th March, 2019. The declaration was made at a 2-hour meeting held between the leadership ... Read More »

APC on urgent rescue mission in Ogun– Noimot Salako-Oyedele

APC on urgent rescue mission in Ogun– Noimot Salako-Oyedele

The Deputy Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Engr (Mrs) Noimot Salako-Oyedele, has disclosed that the party would embark on urgent rescue mission across the nooks and crannies of the state because the current administration has set it back in all ramifications of governance. Salako-Oyedele made the disclosure while receiving the officers of Noimot Salako-Oyedele (NSO) ... Read More »

FirstBank marches on, brings the world to a standstill

FirstBank marches on, brings the world to a standstill

Nigeria’s Premier financial institution and iconic banking Brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited had the world stand still on Friday, 1 March 2019, as it held its symbolic flag hoisting ceremony across Nigeria and other countries where it does business. The celebratory flag hoisting officially flags off the bank’s commemoration of attaining the milestone year of 125. The event was ... Read More »