EFCC grills ex-Senate President, David Mark over 'unknown' financial issues The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, December 15, invited a former Senate president, David Mark, for questioning. The Nation reports that Mark's invitation by the EFCC is related to some financial issues for clarification. A source within the commission said: “We invited the ex-Senate President for interaction on...... read more
FAYEMI GUILTY! Ekiti panel Orders EX-governor to account for N2.7billion, 17 vehicles A damning revelation was unearthed by the probe panel set up by the Ekiti State Government to inquire into the tenure of former Governor, Kayode Fayemi, including how a whopping N2.75billion grew wings and disappeared under his nose. The Judicial Commission of Inquiry, was given the go-ahead to continue its work...... read more
Libyan migrant had no money to pay for school fees, but spent N2million on trip Is lack of money to pay school fees a justifiable reason for the death-trip to Europe by road, when the migrant was able to put together N2million for the same trip? This is one of the emerging puzzles, as many returning Nigerian migrants brought back by the Federal government from Libya,...... read more
Lagos monarch in police net for crushing his wife with a vehicle A traditional ruler in Ise Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, Taibu Ogunbanjo, who runs a block industry at Folu, a community in Ibeju Lekki, a suburb of Lagos metropolis is currently cooling his heels in police custody for allegedly crushing his wife to death. PUNCH reports that Taibu and his wife,...... read more
SERAP to Buhari: Don't limit your probe to Jonathan, extend to Yar’Adua, Obasanjo regimes The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to use his leadership position to strengthen and extend the mandate of the Audit Committee on the Recovery and Management of Stolen Assets to cover the periods starting from the return of democracy...... read more
NJC: Ademola’s ‘resignation’an afterthought, we’ve already sacked him *Orders judge to refund all salaries The National Judicial Council (NJC), has snubbed the resignation of Justice Adeniyi Ademola, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, as an afterthought,saying his sack from the bench, had since been recommended by the agency, which is charged with the recruitment and punishment of judges in the country. A statement, on Thursday,...... read more
Ekiti Court dismisses Fayemi’s objection *Gives Fayose nod to probe ex-governor Former Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday, lost the bid to stop the commission of inquiry set up by his successor in office, Ayo Fayose to probe his government, as an Ado Ekiti High Court, held that there is nothing wrong with process of setting up the panel. In...... read more
Irate mob, kills, sets headmaster ablaze over witchcraft *It’s all about envy - family For allegedly bewitching his relations and preventing their progress, a primary school head teacher in Imo State, Mr. Cosmas Nwaiwu, has been reported killed by irate youths from Nneoche Umuoma Nzerem in Ehime Mbano Council Area of the State. Nwaiwu, 57, who was said to have been killed on November 29,...... read more
TRAGEDY: Mother kills female teacher for flogging her daughter A mother, her daughter and an uncle are currently holed up in one of the cells in Ogidi Police Station, Idemili North Local Government of Anambra State, where they are giving their own side of the story on how they allegedly killed the school teacher of the young girl. It is...... read more
Woman severs boyfriend's manhood, claiming sex attack Woman severs boyfriend’s manhood, claiming sex attack       A woman has been arrested after she allegedly cut off her boyfriend’s penis in a rage after a sex attack. Brenda Barattini, 26, is accused of using garden shears to chop off the manhood of a man known only as Sergio...... read more
Bayelsa convention killings: NANS demands probe, offers to assist security agencies The National Association of Nigerian Students on Tuesday called on security agencies to commence prosecution of the persons behind the killing of some members during its convention held in Bayelsa Statte. The association also expressed its condolence with the family of Elvis Magam, a 300 level student of University of Uyo,...... read more
Police nab Student Union leader, Seven others for allegedly murdering, robbing victims The leader of the National Association of Nigerian Students in Bayelsa, Perewari Benjamin has been arrested by the police on charges of both murder and robbery. The 400-level student Niger Delta University was paraded on Monday with seven other undergraduates- Asari Enagob, Suoguai Bina, Ibe Ogbonna, Igbanibo Tari, Ekperi Kenneth and...... read more
VIOLENCE IN THE LAND: Girl bathes young man with hot water and pepper In C’River Has the war begun? Is the advocacy for women to take arms against men, being championed by some women liberation matrons in the social media in the last few days now gaining converts? Are men now targets or is this just another isolated case? Well, with the speed Nigerians learn and...... read more
BREAKING: Lagos banker forces wife to drink otapiapia *Arrested by police for murder It is yet another story of domestic violence-induced tragedy, with the alleged torture to death of a woman in Lagos, by her banker husband, even as the echoes of the alleged killing Bilyaminu Bello, a relation of former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Halilu Bello, by Maryam Sanda, is...... read more
Maina to Buhari: Cabal deceiving you, give me chance to prove my innocence Embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, has finally broken silence on the allegations of corruption levelled against him. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Channels Television, Mr Maina insisted that he was innocent of the allegations preferred against him. He, however, appealed to...... read more
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