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Court Remands Godwin Emefiele In EFCC Custody

Justice Rahman Oshodi of the Special Offences Court in Ikeja has remanded the embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele to...

Edo Assembly Impeaches Deputy Gov Shaibu

Comrade Philip Shaibu The Edo State House of Assembly, on Monday, impeached the state’s Deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu. The impeachment followed the adoption of...

Banks, Breweries, Foreign Companies Set To Storm 13th Gateway International Trade Fair

Foreign companies from across West Africa have indicated interest in participating at this year's Gateway International Trade Fair billed to take place between April...

Ogun To Conduct Multidimensional Human Development Index Survey

The Ogun State Government is to conduct household surveys to develop a framework that will assist in planning, management, and evaluation of the multi-dimensional...

NATIONWIDE

Court Remands Ex-BankPHB Director To Prison Over N 26. 6bn Fraud

Justice Daniel Osiagor of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the remand of a former director of Bank...
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Billionaire Kidnapper, Evans, Two Others Get Life Imprisonment

A Lagos High Court, Ikeja today, convicted and sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans and two others, Uchenna Amadi and...

Trial of Mallison, Billionaire Businessman Linked With Abba Kyari’s Drug Scandal To Commence Oct. 6 – Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed October 6, for the trial of Mr. Ukatu Afamefuna Mallison, a billionaire/ industrialist and one...

CSR : BUA Donates N360m Water, Electricity Projects To Sokoto Communities

A leading cement manufacturing company in Nigeria, BUA Cement, has donated water, electricity, and other projects worth about N360 million to communities in Sokoto...

Why Ogun’s Development Tempo Will Keep Soaring – Abiodun …as Finance Commissioner, Okubadejo promises good governance

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has revealed that the phenomenal strides experienced in the state in the last four years under his...

Crime

Court Sentences 22-Year-Old Yahoo Boy To 9 Months Imprisonment. …… Loses Lexus X350, iphone, Laptop Others To FG

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has sentenced a 22-year -old yahoo boy, Ibrahim Babatunde Ayomide to nine months imprisonment...

Kwara Gov. Commends Abiodun On Infrastructure, Says Gateway Agro-Cargo International Airport Is Game Changer

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) and Governor of Kwara State, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has described the Gateway Agro-Cargo International Airport as...

Ogun Exco Approves Abule Egba-Abeokuta Expressway, Ogijo Road, Five Other Major Projects For Execution …To Carry Out Palliative Work At Iyana...

Spreading of hardcore at Iyana Ilogbo along Abeokuta/Lagos Expressway, on Saturday. The Ogun State Executive Council, presided over by Governor Dapo Abiodun, has approved seven...

30,000 Students Benefit From Ongoing Ogun Educash Transfer -Commissioner

The Ogun State Government said no fewer than 20,000 students in tertiary institutions across the country have so far benefited from the ongoing Educash...

Court Grants Bail To Fidelity Bank Staff Who Allegedly Stole Customers’ N2.7bn

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has arraigned a staff of Fidelity Bank Plc, Christopher Jackson Edeh, for allegedly stealing the ...

Politics

Buhari Runs Nigeria Economy Without Recourse To Experts, Say Sanusi

Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said former President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration treated the economy without recourse...

Niger: Ecowas Orders Immediate Standby Force …… As Coupists Threaten To Kill Bazoum

The Economic Community of West African States on Thursday ordered its standby force to restore constitutional order in Niger...

Niger: Customs CG Puts Officers At Borders On Red Alert 

The Acting Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Bashir Adeniyi has put officers and men of the service manning...

Qatar Begins Construction Of 500,000 Housing units In Kaduna State

Qatar has commenced the construction of 500,000 housing units in Kaduna State, marking a significant move to bolster the...

Ogun, Three Other States To Benefit From N500bn Afreximbank Support Fund

Ogun State is to benefit from a N500 billion financial support being packaged by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in...
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Events

FG Declares July 11, 12 Public Holidays For Eld Kabir

The Federal Government has declared Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior,...

Tax Dispute: Court Upholds FIRS’ N54m VAT Charge On Firm

A Federal High Court in Lagos Monday upheld an appeal by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on the alleged N54,263,899.50 tax liability of...

Man Jailed Six Months For Attempted Cyber Fraud

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, secured the conviction of one Adeshina Michael...
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Must Read

FAAN Reviews Operating Procedure For MMIA Escalators

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) said it is reviewing the operating procedures for escalators at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport(MMIA), Lagos,...

Ataga’s Murder : Court Admits Two Hand Written Statements Of Chidinma In Evidence

A Lagos State High Court sitting at Tafawa Balewa Square, on Thursday admitted two hand written statements made by Chidinma Ojukwu, the alleged murder...

My Ex-wife, Precious, Left Home To Optimize Her ‘Extra-marital Affair’ , Fani-Kayode Tells Court

Former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has told the Federal High Court in Abuja that his ex-wife, Precious Chikwendu left his house to...

Sanwo-Olu To Unveil MIT Senseable Lab At Isimi Lagos Tech Valley

Sanwo-Olu To Unveil MIT Senseable Lab At Isimi Lagos Tech Valley Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Lagos state government, is...

Federal Government Delists 37 Loan Apps

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC, has delisted 37 Loan apps. The list of the deleted Loan Apps are as follows 1. Swiftkash...

Dangote Sponsors 2022 Lagos International Trade Fair ….. Restates Commitment To Depeen Economic Growth In Nigeria

Pan African conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited, has said it would continue to partner stakeholders to deepen commerce, industry and economic activities in Nigeria to...

Lifestyle Magazine

Court Remands Godwin Emefiele In EFCC Custody

Justice Rahman Oshodi of the Special Offences Court in Ikeja has remanded the embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele to the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday. This was after he...

Improve On Loan Monitoring To Prevent NPLS’ Build-Up, Adeduntan Urges Banks

Adesola Adeduntan MD/CEO First Bank Improve On Loan Monitoring To Prevent NPLS' Build-Up, Adeduntan Urges Banks Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank, Dr. Adesola...

EFCC Slams Ex-Lagos AG, Shasore With Alleged Money Laundering Charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a four count-charge money laundering offence against former Lagos State Attorney-General and Justice Commissioner,...

Abiodun Constitutes Committee For The Establishment Of Naval Base In Ogun

L-R: The Commandant, 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brig. Gen. Tajudeen Aminu; the Flag Officer Commanding, Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Mustapha Bala Aminu;...

Court Remands 61 Years Old Man In Prison Custody Over Alleged N10.8m Land Scam

An Ebute Metta Magistrate Court, Lagos  presided over by Magistrate Bola Folarin-Williams  has ordered the remand of a 61year-old man, Olasupo Alimi,...

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Dangote Sugar 9 Months’ Profit Hits N36.27bn

Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has announced a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of N36.27 billion for a duration of nine months which ended on September 30, 2022. The Group Managing Director, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Ravindra Singhvi, made this known via...

Teacher Gets Death Sentence For Impregnating 8 Students

An Indonesian teacher found guilty of raping 13 students at an Islamic boarding school and impregnated at least eight of them, was today, sentenced...

Illegal Possession Of Firearms: Lagos Prominent Businessman Bags 2 Years Imprisonment

A prominent Lagos businessman, Sulaiman Sanusi, the Managing Director of Sanusi Brothers Nigeria Limited, has been convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment for...

FG Increases Junior Lecturers’ Salaries To 25%, Retains 35% For Professors, Others …to pay arrears from January 2023

The Federal Government, through the National Salaries, Wages and Income Commission, has approved payment of a newly approved percentage increment in salaries for academic...

FG Decries Slide In Oil, Gas Investment

The Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has decried the rapid drop in foreign investment flow to Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. The minister...

Music

FG To Sell Kaduna Electric Over $130 Million Debt

(Reuters) - Nigeria's electricity regulator has put up for sale the sixth largest power distribution utility company in the country over a $130 million...

Oil Theft: Court Jails Captain, Forfeits Vessel To FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday , convicted a vessel Captain, Omosehin Ipinle and sentenced him to one year imprisonment...

Internet Fraud : 11 Nigerians Face 330 years Jail Term In The U.S

Eleven Nigerians are currently detained in the United State facing trial for alleged internet fraud with the proapect of being jailed 330years ...

World Bank Seeks More Funds To Address Climate Change, Others Crises

The World Bank is seeking to vastly expand its lending capacity to address climate change and other global crises and is expected to negotiate...

Sport News

Lagos Govt Releases BECE Results

Lagos State Examination Board has announced the release of the 2022 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. The Director, Lagos State Examination Board, Mr Adebayo...

BUA Group To Build 700 Tons Per Day Mini LNG Plant

BUA Group, one of Africa’s largest foods, mining, manufacturing and industrial conglomerates, has signed an agreement with CIMC ENRIC, a global leader in the...

Climate Change: We Face Devastating Threat, Fiji Warns

Fiji faces its biggest threat from “devastating climate change” rather than geopolitical tensions, the country’s defence minister warned Sunday at a high-level security summit. Fiji...
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Party Primaries: “Lament No More” Ohanaeze President Tells Igbos

Professor George Obiozor, President General Of The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide Professor George Obiozor, the President General of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has reacted to the...

Eko DisCo Boosts Power Supply To Lekki From NDPHC

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says the company will boost power supply in Lekki axis with 100 Megawatts from the Niger...

EFCC Re-arrests Mompha Over Alleged Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had re-arrested a Dubai-based internet celebrity, Ismailia Mustapha, (aka Mompha ) for alleged money...

NDLEA Arraigns Five Cartel Members Over Nigeria’ s Largest Cocaine Haul

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, on Tuesday arraigned five members of a cocaine trafficking cartel that were arrested in connection with the...

TV

United Nigeria Airlines Gets Flight Approval To USA, UK, Others

United Nigeria Airlines has received approval for the operation of international flights to the United States of America, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Italy, Ireland, and...

EFCC Withdraws N25.4bn Corruption Case Against Tunde Ayeni, Other

Tunde Ayeni ex-Skye Bank(Polaris) Chairman The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has withdrawn the N25.4bn corruption case it filed against the Chairman of the...

Africa’s Economy Fell Short By $165bn In 2020 – AfDB

The African continent has been hit by dwindling economic fortunes as a result of which its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) declined by $165 billion...

NDLEA promotes 3,506 officers, Resumes Recruitment

The National Drug Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has  promoted 3,506 officers, who had been stagnated on thesame position for up to 20 years,...