Friday, June 14, 2024

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Dangote Says Oil Mafia Tried To Frustrate  Refinery Project 

The founder of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has revealed that both local and international criminal organisations, which he described as “mafia”, made repeated attempts...

Dangote Shifts Supply Date Of Petrol To July

Dangote Refinery has said its plan to release Premium Motor Spirit otherwise call petrol into the market this month will no longer be feasible. The...

Lagos-Calabar Highway: FG Reroutes Project, Slashes Lanes From 10 To 6

The Federal Government says it has rerouted the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway path to avoid any possible damage to subsea cables belonging to telecommunication companies. The...

Ogun Applies To Acquire Basin Development Authority’s Hydro Power Plant To Boost Power Supply

  L-R: Executive Director, Engineering, Engr. Babalola Olatunji; MD/CEO, Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority, Engr. Adedeji Ashiru; Governor Dapo Abiodun; Head of Service, Mr. Kehinde...

NATIONWIDE

Sanwo-Olu Gets FG’s Approval To Construct Lekki Airport

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika (left) presenting the Federal Government’s approval document for the Lekki International Airport to...
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Alleged 13.8b Arms Purchase Fraud: Court Halts Trial Of Ex-Army Chief, Two Others

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has halted the planned trial of former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Kenneth Minimah and two...

Disobedience To Court Order : Surveyors To Sue Lagos Surveyor-General For Contempt

Officials of the association at the press conference on Friday Surveyors in Lagos State, under the auspices of Association of private practicing surveyors of Nigeria...

Adeduntan: Banks, Customers Must Approach 2023 With Partnership Mindset

Adeduntan First Bank Managing Director The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, in this interview with THISDAY reviewed...

Banks, 18 Others,Sanctioned For Late Filing Of Audited Statements

Banks, 18 Others,Sanctioned For Late Filing Of Audited Statement At least eight banks and 18 other listed companies have been fined N125m for failing...

Crime

Court Remands Blogger For  Allegedly Cyberbullying Zion Movement Ministry’s General  Overseer 

The Federal High Court sitting sitting in Lagos today, ordered the remand of a blogger, Chizorom Harrison Ofoegbu, who was alleged to have accused...

Abiodun Enjoins Traditional Rulers To Shun Unauthorised Sales Of Goverment Land …inaugurates Olu of Ilaro as Chairman, Ogun State Council Of Obas

  Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday, called on members of the State Council of Obas to appeal on their members to desist...

N17.8b Debt: Court To Hear Contempt Charge Against Firm, Directors June 20

    Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, in Lagos has fixed June 20 for hearing of contempt charge filed against Afex Commodities Exchange...

Ogun Begins Sales Of Subsidized Rice To Pensioners

  Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has extended the sales of subsidized rice to pensioners in the state. This was made known by the Head...

Severance Allowance: Blame Amosun For Your Woes, Not Dapo Abiodun -Akinmade

  Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Media and Strategy, Hon. Kayode Akinmade has carpeted forum of Special Assistants under former Governor Ibikunle Amosun,...

Politics

Trump Ineligible To Run For President Over Capitol Attack Role, Court Rules

The Colorado’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that former United States President, Donald Trump, is ineligible to run for...

Ogun East APC Leaders Dissociate Self From Wale Adedayo

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ijebu East Local Government, Ogun State, has dissociated itself from the...

Defection: Ogun APC Welcomes Ex-PDP Chair, Bayo Dayo

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the immediate past Chairman of the Peoples...

FG’s Expenditure Exceeds Revenue By N1.43tn In Three Months – CBN

The Federal Government’s expenditure exceeded revenue by N1.43tn in the first three months of 2023, according to figures obtained...

FBN Holdings: Set Aside Interim Order, Join Us As Party , Shareholder Tells Court.

An aggrieved shareholders of FBN Holdings PLC have asked a Federal High court sitting in Lagos to...
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Events

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 PHB (now Keystone), Funmi Adenmosun...

Boat Captain Sentenced To Life Imprisonment Over Death Of 13 Passengers

A Lagos State High Court sitting in Eti-Osa has sentenced a boat captain, Happiness Elebiju, to life imprisonment following the July 29, 2020 death...

Court Orders Forfeiture Of Dariye’s Abuja Mansion To FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday ordered the final forfeiture of the Abuja mansion acquired by a former governor of...
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Must Read

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Nigeria Will Rise Again, Says Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun laying wreath to mark the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, held at the Arcade Ground, Governor's Office, Oke-Mosan,...

$950,000 Fraud: Police file Charges Against UBA, Four Others Over Alleged Swindling Of Businessman

The Nigeria Police has filed the second amended charge before Justice Tijani Ringim of the Federal high Court, Lagos,...

Lightening Hits Makkah Clock Tower As Heavy Rain Floods City

Authorities in Makkah ordered schools to remain closed on Wednesday after heavy rain battered parts of Saudi Arabia, with videos shared on social media...

N22.1bn Earned Allowance: Varsity Non-Teaching Staff Threaten To Close Down Laboratories

THE National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT has insisted that the N22.1billion approved by the Federal Government as Earned Allowances should be disbursed fairly...

NDLEA Arraigns 3 men For Trafficking 32 bags of Marijuana

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arraigned three men, before the Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly trafficking in 32 and...

N43.5m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Bitcoins Operator, Miracle Enodano

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a 22 year old woman, Bitcoin Operator, Miracle Esse Enodano, for N43.5 million fraud allegations...

Lifestyle Magazine

Dangote Says Oil Mafia Tried To Frustrate  Refinery Project 

The founder of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has revealed that both local and international criminal organisations, which he described as “mafia”, made repeated attempts to sabotage his $19bn refinery project located in Lagos. Speaking at the Afreximbank Annual Meetings, Dangote...

US Govt Yeilds To House Detention Sentence For Allen Onyema’s Alleged Fraud Conspirator

The United States Government has conceded to a sentence of house detention for Ebony Mayfield, after she confessed to helping Air Peace founder, Allen...

Abiodun Congratulates Tinubu, Shettima Over Tribunal Verdict

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Wednesday congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President, Kashim Shettima on their resounding victory at the...

Hard Drug : Court Postpones Ruling On Billionaire, Ukatu Mallinson Bail Application

Ruling on the bail application filed on behalf of Nigerian billionaire , Ukatu Afamefuna Mallison who was linked to the suspended Deputy Superintendent...

N2.9tn Spending On Fuel Subsidy Not Sustainable, Says World Bank

The World Bank has decried the continued spending by the Nigerian government on petrol subsidy, which it said is on track to gobble up...

More Stories

Supreme Court affirms Governor Abiodun’s election

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Adedapo Abiodun of Ogun State. A five-member panel of the court, in a unanimous judgment a moment ago, dismissed the appeal by Oladipupo Adebutu, who was the candidate of the Peoples...

N500m Fraud: Phone Marketer Loses Bid To Lift Freezing Order On Accounts

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today dismissed the application filed by a trading company, Fussytech Phone, asking the court to...

Court Remands Alleged Fraudsters Over N20m Fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the remand of three men and a lady accused of obtaining the sum of N20million...

Court Jails Obi Campaign DG, Okupe Two Years For Money Laundering

The Director-General of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for breaching the Money...

Nigeria Needs 5G Network To Depeen Financial Inclusion On Digital channels -Zenith Bank MD

Operators in the telecommunications sector have been urged to ensure that Nigeria deploys 5G network as fast as possible This is because the technology...

Music

FG Approves Additional N16bn For Kano-Katsina Expressway Construction

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved an augmentation of N16 billion for the completion of the dualisation of the Kano-Katsina Expressway. Minister of...

$85m Trapped Fund: Emirates Airlines To Stop Nigerian Flights Sept 1

Emirates Airlines has said it would suspend all flights to and from Nigeria from September 1, 2022, as part of moves to repatriate its...

Gunmen Kill Senator Yayi’s Aide In Lagos

Senator  Solomon Adeola   The Senator representing Ogun West Senatoral district, Mr. Solomon Adeola popularly called Yayi, is currently bereaved as one of his aides, Mr....

Atiku Announces Okowa As Running Mate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has announced Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State as his running mate in...

Sport News

FG Slams $10 Billion Fine On Binance

The federal government has slammed a $10 billion fine on crypto trading platform, Binance, over allegations of influencing the country’s forex crisis. The special adviser...

Funke Felix Adejumo, Others, Speak Up Against Domestic Violence

Philanthropist extraordinaire and gender advocate, Rev. Funke Felix-Adejumo has restated her unwavering commitments to finding lasting solutions to issues of domestic abuse against women...

Fraud: Appeal Court Sets Aside Acquittal Of Ex-Air Chief, Umar

The Court of Appeal sitting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday, set aside the judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja...
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TETFund Trains 35,000 Scholars, Says New Varsities Based On Needs

No fewer than 35,000 scholars have benefitted from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund training. The Executive Secretary of TETFund, Sonny Echono, stated this in a...

Jigawa AG Asks Court To Set Aside NBA Report On Abuse Of Office

The Attorney-General of Jigawa state and Commissioner of Justice, Dr. Musa Adamu Aliyu, has dragged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), its President, Mr...

UN raises eyebrows over Kanu’s arrest, alleged torture

The United Nations has raised eyebrows over the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu by the...

Nigeria Needs Honest Judges – CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has told the nation’s judicial officers that unmerited material possessions will weaken their reputation and...

TV

IMF Urges Nigeria, Others To Take $40b Climate Loan

Nigeria and other African countries should take advantage of the $40 billion Resilience and Sustainability Trust Fund (RSTF) to tackle climate crisis, the International...

NDLEA Arraigns SAHCO Manager, 7 Staff For Aiding Drug Trafficking

An Assistant General Manager of Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCO), Olajide Ahmed Kafidipe, and seven other staff of the company, were today, arraigned...

FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December 2021; and Monday, 3rd January 2022 as public holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day...

24 Dead, 1,620 Farmlands Submerged As Flood Affect 18,245 In Katsina

Twenty-four persons have lost their lives as flood and windstorm affected no fewer than 18,245 people in Katsina State. The State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)...