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Appeal Court voids conviction of companies linked to Goodluck Jonathan’s associates

The Court of Appeal has voided the conviction of four companies linked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC to Dr. Waripamo Owei Dudafa, former aide to ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan. The EFCC had claimed that the companies were holding funds allegedly belonging to Dame Patience Jonathan, wife of the former President. EFCC had arrested …

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I won’t disappoint Nigerians – Gov Yahaya Bello drops hint on running for president

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has promised not to disappoint Nigerians asking him to run for the presidency in 2023. Bello stated this on Friday, while featuring on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme. “Nigerians, the youth and women, including very objective elites, are asking me to run for president in 2023. “I believe …

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No Buhari’s son-in-law is declared wanted by ICPC ― Presidency

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The Presidency last night debunked a story making the rounds that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC declared a son-in-law to the President wanted over contract scam. It was alleged that the ICPC accused three persons of misappropriating sixty-five million dollars and had declared the trio wanted. One …

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DPP cancels bail for Baba Ijesha, Police say case is sexual assault by penetration

The Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP), Lagos State Ministry of Justice, has ruled out any possibility of releasing Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James aka Baba Ijesha, on bail. The DPP insists the thespian has a case to answer in his sexual assault case. Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, spoke to newsmen at his office in Oduduwa, …

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Covid-19 pandemic to be ‘far more deadly’ this year, WHO chief sends out strong warning

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a strong warning that the second year of Covid-19 is set to be "far more deadly." Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, (WHO) Director-General issued the warning on Friday, May 14.  He stated that “we’re on track for the second year of this pandemic to be far more deadly than the first.” The DG …

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Police rescue abandoned one-month-old baby in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday rescued a one-month-old abandoned baby at the Orile area. A statement by the Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the baby was found at 8am at the junction of Odun-Ade Filling Station. The abandoned baby was sighted by passers-by who alerted the operatives attached to Orile Division. The …

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Lagos state police command rescue another one-month-old baby (photos)

The Lagos State Police Command today 14th May, 2021 at about 8am, rescued another one-month-old female child that was abandoned at the junction of Odun-Ade Filling Station by Orile Bus Stop, Lagos. The baby was sighted by some passers-by who alerted the Police Operatives attached to Orile Division of the Lagos State Police Command before she …

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$65m fraud: Track down Buhari’s son-in-law, PDP charges ICPC

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission to track down Gimba Yau Kumo, son-in-law to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), who is allegedly involved in a $65 million fraud. The party made this call in a statement titled, ‘$65m fraud: Track down Buhari’s son… …

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Avoid illegal businesses using religion – Police warns Ebonyi native doctors

Native doctors in Ebonyi state have been warned against providing charms for criminals in the state.  Spokesperson of the police command in the state, Loveth Odah issued the warning on Friday May 14, days after the decomposed bodies of two young men were found in a shallow grave inside Uduku-Igbudu forest in Agubia, Ikwo LGA of the state. The victims …

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