Monthly Archive: April 2016

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Diezani’s $115m: We Are Cooperating With EFCC… Fidelity Bank Confirms Arrest Of MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo

Following reports on Thursday that the Managing Director of a leading Nigerian commercial bank has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly helping former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke to launder $115 million cash, Fidelity Bank...

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FULANI FIASCO: Okorocha Urges Buhari To Intervene Urgently

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has appealed to Buhari to urgently intervene in threpeated killings in the South-East by herdsmen, describing the recent killings in Enugu State as very unfortunate and barbaric. Okorocha stated this on Wednesday while addressing...

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Pastor Arrested For Burying Juju Inside Church

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested a pastor of the Christ Apostolic Church, identified as Moses Abiodun for burying fetish items inside his church located at Ikota in Ifedore Local Government Area...

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EFCC Seizes Ex-Air Chief’s N2.6bn MRI Equipment…

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday disclosed that it has recovered a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) equipment valued at N2.6billion from a Lagos hospital owned by former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. The agency also...

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Ondo: ICPC Report On Bailout Fund Misleading – Mimiko

Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has frowned at the report of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, which claimed that the State did not make use of N1,537,575.050.32 of the N9.4bn bailout given to...

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April 27, 2016: TODAY’S NEWS WRAP

Report has it that the federal troops on Monday killed seven Boko Haram terrorists, including a notorious leader of the group, Albani of Monguno. This is contained in a statement by Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations....

FULANI FIASCO: Declare Fulani Herdsmen Terrorists – Islamic group 0

FULANI FIASCO: Declare Fulani Herdsmen Terrorists – Islamic group

An Islamic organisation, Muslims Against Terror, has called on the federal government to declare Fulani herdsmen involved in the killing of farmers terrorists. This call was contained in a statement signed by the group’s leader, Ahmad Amadi Jnr. According to...

NASS Assault: Prisons CG Says Lawmaker Lied, Explains Own Side 0

NASS Assault: Prisons CG Says Lawmaker Lied, Explains Own Side

Comptroller General of the Nigerian Prisons Service, Peter Ezenwa Ekpendu has faulted claims by a member of the House of Representatives, Joan Marakpor that she was assaulted by the orderly to the CG on Wednesday, April 20. Ekpendu in a...

Dangote Vows To Assist FG Rescue Nigeria’s Economy 0

Dangote Vows To Assist FG Rescue Nigeria’s Economy

Frontline industrialist and  Africa’s richest man , Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has restated his commitment to assist the Federal Government in turning around and diversifying the country’s economy. He said this in Lagos on Friday where he was honoured as “Man...

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TODAY’S NEWS WRAP

Some PDP former ministers, who served under the immediate past administration have threatened to quit the party if the National chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, is returned as the chairman on May 21. According to some of the ministers, they...

Catholic Vicar Kidnapped; Gunmen Demand N25m Ransom 0

Catholic Vicar Kidnapped; Gunmen Demand N25m Ransom

The Vicar General of Catholic Diocese of Otukpo and Parish Priest of Catholic Church, Okpoga, Rev. Fr. Dr. John Adeyi has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The Otukpa-born Catholic Priest, who recently celebrated his silver jubilee in the priesthood, was...

CCT Trial: 10 APC Senators Pledge To Vote Ekweremadu, If Saraki Resigns 0

CCT Trial: 10 APC Senators Pledge To Vote Ekweremadu, If Saraki Resigns

Reports have emerged that 10 Senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, have pledged to vote for the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to replace Senator Bukola Saraki as the Senate President,...

PMB TWEETS: Nigerians, Please Be Patient With Me, Change Can Be Painful… President Pleads 0

PMB TWEETS: Nigerians, Please Be Patient With Me, Change Can Be Painful… President Pleads

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday appealed to Nigerians to be patient with his government, stressing that change sometimes comes with pains. Buhari in a series of tweets released on his official Twitter handle, @NGRPresident, sued for time, saying change was...

Kidnapped Osun Perm Sec, Others Freed 0

Kidnapped Osun Perm Sec, Others Freed

The Permanent Secretary, Osun State Ministry of Finance, Mrs Adebimpe Ogunlumade, who was kidnapped on Friday alongside two other officials, has been released on Sunday. The two other officials released along with the permanent secretary are: a Director in the...

CCT Trial: Saraki Withdraws Appeal, Seeks Accelerated Hearing 0

CCT Trial: Saraki Withdraws Appeal, Seeks Accelerated Hearing

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday withdrew his application seeking to stop the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, from prosecuting him. Saraki through his lead counsel, Kanu Agabi at the Appeal Court withdrew the application and asked the court...

How States Diverted, Squandered Bailout Funds – ICPC, NLC Investigation 0

How States Diverted, Squandered Bailout Funds – ICPC, NLC Investigation

Startling revelations have been made by the the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission in concert with the Nigeria Labour Congress on the usage of the bailout funds released to State Governments by the Federal Government through the...