Unfreeze Patience Jonathan's account immediately, Senate tells banks *We'll comply - officials Like their counterparts in the House of Representatives, the Senate has also directed commercial banks to unfreeze accounts belonging to former First Lady Patience Jonathan. The accounts, domiciled with Zenith Bank, Stanbic IBTC and others, were said to have been frozen on the orders of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...... read more
Kidnapping of police officers: You should be ashamed, Idris tells police officers Police officers received a heavy dose of tongue lashing from a totally scandalised Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday, for being careless to the extent of allowing themselves to be picked up like lame ducks by kidnappers. He particularly told commissioners of police in the states that they...... read more
OurMumuDonDo group set to resume protest over 'untouchable corrupt' Buhari's Men Group of protesters led by good governance activist cum maverick entertainer, Charles Oputa, also known as Charly Boy, Sunday announced plans to commence a daily sit-out to focre President Muhammadu Buhari to take action against alleged corruption by top members of his government. In a statement jointly signed by Charly Boy,...... read more
Police: Tagbo died of suffocation, Davido is lying *How CCTV footage implicated him All is certainly not well in the camp of music icon, David Adeleke, alias Davido, as he may have to get down to telling the police all he actually knows about the death of his bosom friend, Tagbo Umeike, last week. This is because the police is taking his earlier account...... read more
BREAKING: FG backs IG *Slams charges against Senator Misau in court The Federal Government, formally joined the fray in the recent spat between Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris and Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau,  by slamming two sets of charges in court on the latter. The charges filed through the Office of the Attorney General of...... read more
BEWARE! Moaning during sex is a crime – lawyer *Animals don’t make noise If you are one of those in the habit of screaming during sex, beware, for you might land in court to explain your reason for disturbing your neighbours. This is the new twist that is coming into a phenomenon that has largely been ignored, as virtually those affected seem not to...... read more
Witness: How suspended Justice Ngwuta tricked NIS, obtained two Int'l passports Suspended Justice of the Supreme Court, Sylvester Ngwuta reportedly deceived the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) into issuing him two similar standard international passports in contravention of the immigration Act. Ngwuta was among the seven senior justices whose houses were raided by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in October...... read more
Again, EFCC pounces on serving Perm Sec over alleged SURE-P fraud Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arrested the serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Onubuogo, over alleged SURE-P fraud. Onubuogo was picked up on the premises of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, where he was already facing trial over alleged diversion...... read more
I don't own the whole Nigeria, Buhari leave me alone – Jonathan *Trump not after Obama Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to learn from his counterparts across the world on how to respect his exalted office, by being less vindictive in his actions. If Michelle Obama, is not being harassed by President Donald Trump, despite all she did to scuttle his ambition,...... read more
BREAKING - Alleged crude oil fraud: Court clears Diezani One of the nine counts of $1.6bn crude oil fraud instituted against businessman, Jide Omokore, and five others was struck out on Wednesday by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Presiding judge, Nnamdi Dimgba struck out the eight count charge. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had alleged that the six defendants...... read more
Customs makes another haul, intercepts cache of arms at Tin-Can Port The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Tin Can Island Command tuesday intercepted another container suspected to contain yet another cache of arms imported from Turkey. The interception came barely one week after the command intercepted a 20-foot container load of 1,100 pump action rifles. THISDAY investigations revealed that the container with number,...... read more
Reps order banks to unfreeze Jonathan's accounts *EFCC must get courts approval The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petitions, on Tuesday held that since the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), could not on its own freeze accounts of suspects without a valid order of courts, all such accounts belonging to former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan be unfreezed. The matter came...... read more
BREAKING: CJN orders special courts to try corruption and financial crimes To ensure the speedy dispensation of all cases involving corrupt people in Nigeria, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghe, on Monday, directed heads of the divisions of courts to establish a special court to handle them. In addition, the CJN has further directed heads of courts to compile...... read more
INCREDIBLE! Man, fiancee, relations kidnapped hours before wedding Some unknown gunmen on Sunday kidnapped a man identified as Moses Yakubu, his fiancee and five friends and family members in Akunnu Akoko, Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State.  It was gathered that the couple and members of their families, whose identity were unknown at the time of this report, were...... read more
Fayemi diverted loans obtained from bank, SEC official tells Ekiti panel The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to look into the finances of the State from 2010 to 2014 continued proceedings today, as an official of the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Abubakar Ahmed Abeeb who appeared before the commission agreed that the N25 billion bond...... read more
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