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Daily Archives: May 17, 2018

Sultan of Sokoto says Ramadan 2018 fast to commence tomorrow May 17th

Sultan of Sokoto says Ramadan 2018 fast to commence tomorrow May 17th

           The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared tomorrow, Thursday May 17th as the first day of Ramadan 1439 after Hijra. He stated this in a broadcast in Sokoto, after sighting the New moon in Maiduguri, Damaturu, Gumel, Dutse, Minna and Sokoto and other locations. He appealed to all devout Muslims to ...

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Alleged N6.3bn loot: Court sends ex-gov Jonah Jang to prison

Alleged N6.3bn loot: Court sends ex-gov Jonah Jang to prison

Justice Daniel Longji of the Jos High Court has ordered the remand of former governor of Plateau State, Jonah David Jang in prison custody. Jang was arraigned in court today on a 12 count charge of alleged corruption and misappropriation of N6.3 billion while he was governor of Plateau state. Jang who is currently a senator representing Plateau North, was ...

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EFCC secures conviction of internet fraudster Micheal Ebade

EFCC secures conviction of internet fraudster Micheal Ebade

           The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today May 16, 2018 arraigned and secured the conviction of one Michael Ebade, a student of Delta State University, Abraka. He was convicted by Justice E.A Okorodas at State High Court, Sapele, Delta State, after being arraigned on a one count charge bordering on obtaining the sum N505,000 ...

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Woman arrested in Lagos for maltreating her eight-year-old nephew after accusing him of being a wizard

Woman arrested in Lagos for maltreating her eight-year-old nephew after accusing him of being a wizard

A 45-year-old woman has been arrested in Lagos for the alleged abuse of her eight-year-old nephew who she accused of being a wizard. Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, in Ikeja, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, described the act as “a case of man’s inhumanity to man.” “This is a case of man’s inhumanity to man reported by one ...

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39-year old woman stabs pastor with broken bottle in Osun State

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A 39-year-old woman was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, Osun, for allegedly stabbing a pastor with broken bottle thus facing a count charge of assault. Who is The prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Abdullahi, told the court that the accused committed the offence on May 6, at about 6.00 p.m. at No. 11, Moremi Line 10, Ile-Ife. Abdullahi said ...

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‘There is no iota of truth in Saraki’s allegation and false assertion of plot to implicate him by the IGP’ – Nigerian Police issues statement

'There is no iota of truth in Saraki's allegation and false assertion of plot to implicate him by the IGP' - Nigerian Police issues statement

The Nigerian Police High Command has debunked the alarm raised by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that the police is about to implicate him using ‘‘coerced’ cultists”. The Police said the alarm was a ruse, misleading and amounted to an obstruction of justice. Saraki raised the alarm on the floor of the Senate today, with the Senate resolving to send ...

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National Assembly passes 2018 budget

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The National Assembly has passed the 2018 budget. The lawmakers during plenary today, passed the total sum of N9.120 trillion, an increase of N508 billion from the N8.612 trillion originally presented to the Assembly by President Buhari in November last year. The Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje explains that after consultation with the Executive, the oil benchmark ...

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Borno youths jubilate as House of Reps member empowers them with shoe shining kits, bags of oranges, others(photos)

Borno youths jubilate as House of Reps member empowers them

Youths in Borno state are currently in a joyous mode as House of Representatives member from the state, Honorable Ahmed Babawo, recently empowered some of them with shoe shining kits, bags of oranges and other items. See more photos of the items they received below

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Court grants Dino Melaye N10m bail

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Justice Nasiru Ajanah of the Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja has granted bail to embattled Senator Dino Melaye, in the sum of N10million. The judge granted Melaye bail in his ruling on the application today May 16th based on the lawmaker’s health challenge. He said the medical report of the lawmaker presented to him is a merit factor ...

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