BREAKING: Four docked, as trial of suspects in Ozubulu Catholic Church massacre, begins The premises of Nnewi High Court, in Anambra State, was taken over by a huge crowd, Friday morning, as people trooped in from many parts of the state to witness the trial of four suspects, who allegedly carried out the massacre of worshipers at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in August,...... read more
N400mllion trial: We can’t hear your case, Supreme Court tells Metu Hope of a reprieve for embattled former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metu, was dashed on Friday, when the Supreme Court dismissed his no-case submission. Metu, who was accused of illegally receiving N400million from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, currently on trial, had his case...... read more
Angry Wike to Okorocha: You can’t pardon a criminal who killed 29 persons *He must face consequences Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday blasted Governor Rochas Okorocha for granting amnesty to ‘notorious cultists’ behind the New year Day killings in Omoku community which led to the death of about 23 Rivers residents. He said this amnesty granted by the Imo State Governor to the cultists will have no impact in...... read more
False asset declaration: Saraki returns to CCT *Says I pity tribunal Chairman Senate President, Bukola Saraki, returned to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), on Tuesday, to face the remaining charges which the Court of Appeal, said he must defend in the false asset declaration case filed against him by the Federal Government. But before the trial started proper, the Senate President, expressed...... read more
BREAKING: EFCC Chair appears before Reps, reels out recovered loots Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu is currently before members of the House of Representatives. Magu is addressing the House Committee on Financial Crimes on loots recovered by the agency in 2017 at the National Assembly, Abuja. The committee is chaired by a member from Ogun State,...... read more
BREAKING - Alleged Fraud: EFCC goes after CCT Chairman The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a two-count charge of fraud against chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar. In the charge made public, the anti-graft agency alleged that in 2012, Umar demanded a bribe of N10 million from one Rasheed Taiwo who had a case...... read more
BREAKING: Police arrest young girl as main suspect in classroom shooting A young dark-haired girl, was on Thursday, led away in handcuffs by the police after two students were reportedly shot in a classroom at about 9 a.m., reports are saying The incident was said to have taken place inside a Los Angeles middle school classroom, authorities say. Gunfire erupted shortly before...... read more
N2bn suit: Court turns down Patience Jonathan, frees EFCC Nigeria's ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan has lost the N2 billion suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Punch is reporting. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed a fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by Patience against the EFCC, of violating her various rights. She had...... read more
BREAKING: Court convicts two Nigerians for terrorism Two Nigerians, Abdullahi Mustapha Berende and Saheed Adewumi, were on Wednesday, convicted by Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of the Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday convicted two Nigerians, for their membership of an Iranian terrorist organization. Mohammed said the Prosecution Counsel, Mrs Chioma Onuegbu, was able to prove beyond reasonable doubt...... read more
BREAKING: Disgraced US gymnastic doctor, gets additional 175 years jail term The disgraced long-time USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced on Wednesday to up to 175 years in prison for molesting young female gymnasts, following days of wrenching testimony in a Michigan courtroom from about 160 of his victims, including Olympic gold medalists. "I just signed your death warrant," Ingham...... read more
Court orders serving Perm Sec to forfeit sure-P stolen huge cash to EFCC The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the serving Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Clement Onubuogo, to permanently forfeit to the Federal Government the sums of N664,475,246.6 and $137,680.11 found in his bank accounts. Justice Saliu Saidu gave the forfeiture order pursuant to an...... read more
BREAKING: Police in another big haul *Arrest killers of Portuguese expatriate Members of a gang of alleged kidnappers, said to have participated in the abduction and killing of a Portuguese national attached to Dangote Group, were on Thursday, paraded by the police in Abuja, after they were reportedly rounded up from their various hide out in the bush along Abuja-Benue-Kogi road. A...... read more
FAAN to Tiwa Savage: You lie *Nobody can steal anything from a moving plane It is practically impossible for anyone to steal something from the baggage compartment of an aircraft in motion, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has told Nigeria’s songstress, Tiwa Savage. Spokesman of FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, in Lagos on Wednesday night, dismissed the allegation of Savage, who claimed that her...... read more
Monarch to Lagos landlords: Be ready to lose your house if you harbour criminals Landlords in Lagos, now have a choice between conniving with criminals and losing their properties or fishing them out immediately and retaining same, going by the traditional rulers in the nation’s commercial capital. The monarchs, who have vowed to join hands with the police in curbing crime, vowed to commence with...... read more
Innoson boss finally leaves EFCC detention *Dares agency to prove allegations of forgery Convinced of their sinister motive and working as an agent, Innocent Chukwuma, has challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to prove that they have ever invited him since their last encounter in 2012 or indeed investigating any case of forgery against him, as they alleged on Tuesday. The commission had...... read more
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