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Federal High Court jails Internet fraudster for 18 months

Federal High Court jails Internet fraudster for 18 months

 A Federal High Court, sitting in Benin-City, Edo State has convicted and sentenced to 18 months imprisonment one Collins Osadolor aka Albert Lin Osadolor was first arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on 13 November, 2015, on a three count charge bordering on possession of fraudulent document containing false pretenses. Specifically, he defrauded an American lady, identified ...

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Two children of Sanator Marafa die in fatal accident

Two children of Sanator Marafa die in fatal accident

Senator Kabir Marafa representing Zamfara central in the Senate, lost two of his children Awwal and Maryam to a motor accident along Dandotton Tsafe on their way coming back from Kaduna yesterday November 7th. May their souls rest in peace Amen.

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FG orders Directors in Ministries, others to henceforth fly only economy class

FG orders Directors in Ministries, others to henceforth fly only economy class

Following the current economic recession, the Federal government has ordered all director generals in the various Ministries and Managing Directors of Federal parastatals to henceforth fly only economy class for any of their local or international engagements. A circular sent out on November 2nd to all the Ministries and parastatals reads: “In view of the ensuing budgetary and fiscal challenges faced ...

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Fayose Visits Fani-Kayode in EFCC Custody

Fayose Visits Fani-Kayode in EFCC Custody

In a statement released by Jude Ndukwe, SA (media) to Chief Femi Fani-Kayode 8th of November, 2016, which indicate that the executive governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose, joined the ever growing list of dignitaries paying solidarity visits to the illegally detained former minister of aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode. The governor visited Fani-Kayode in EFCC custody on Tuesday afternoon and spent quite ...

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21-year-old Nigerian student stabbed to death in Ottawa, Canada, suspect arrested

21-year-old Nigerian student stabbed to death in Ottawa, Canada, suspect arrested

A 27-year-old man is in custody and expected to appear in court later today after a 21 year old Nigerian student was stabbed to death in front of Piper’s Bar and Grill in Otanwa, Canada. Staff Sgt. Bruce Pirt of the Otanwa major crimes unit said police are working to determine a timeline of events, and called on any witnesses to come ...

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President Buhari pictured inside a class room in Edo state

President Buhari pictured inside a class room in Edo state

President Buhari pictured above with students of the Samuel Ogbemudia College shortly after commissioning the school as part of his two-day visit to Edo state today November 7th.

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Bodies of fallen hero, Col Abu-Ali and others arrive Abuja for National burial

Bodies of fallen hero, Col Abu-Ali and others arrive Abuja for National burial

The bodies of fallen heroes, Col Muhammed Abu-Ali and other soldiers who were killed in Maiduguri, Borno state last week in a Boko Haram ambush, have arrived Abuja for National burial at the National cemetery. Their remains were received at the airport by Col Abu-Ali’s father, HRH (Rtd) Brigadier-General Abu Ali Mopa II, the Etsu of Bassa Nge (Nupe) Kingdom ...

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Fire destroy residential building in Maryland, Lagos State

Fire destroy residential building in Maryland, Lagos state

Fire broke out  this morning at a residential building in Mende, Maryland, Lagos State. The cause of the fire is still unknown but the Lagos State Fire service and  Lagos State Emergency Management Agency helped put out the fire. See photos below:

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Protest as Lagos bans LAGBUS from plying Ikorodu Road | Photos included

Protest as Lagos bans LAGBUS from plying Ikorodu Road

Residents of Ikorodu community in Lagos State are currently staging a protest following the decision of the state government to ban the LAGBUS(red buses) from plying their route which already has the BRT (blue buses) plying it. Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi, at a press conference on Friday, said the decision was taken ahead of plans to ...

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TB Joshua predict winner of US Presidential Polls

TB Joshua predict winner of US Presidential Polls

The General Overseer of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet TB Joshua, has predicted that the Democrat candidate, Hillary Clinton, will emerge victorious ahead of the Republican candidate, Donald Trump. US Presidential election is set to take place on Tuesday 8th, November 2016. In a Facebook post on TB Joshua Ministries, Sunday, Joshua said: “Ten days ago, I saw the ...

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FG loses $1bn yearly to medical tourism – Dr. encourages Nigerians to look for “local solutions” due to Recession

FG loses $1bn yearly to medical tourism – Dr. encourages Nigerians to look for “local solutions” due to Recession

Dr. Charles Ugwuanyi, a Consultant Neurosurgeon with the Wellington Neurosurgery Centre, Abuja, says that Nigeria loses 1 billion dollars annually to medical tourism abroad. Ugwuanyi made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the ‘Wellington Foundation fourth annual CME Course’on Saturday in Abuja. He called on the government to create enabling ...

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Court sentences Rivers State Chief to 7 years imprisonment for land scam

Court sentences Rivers State Chief to 7 years imprisonment for land scam

Justice U. N Agumoh of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has convicted and sentenced one Chief Felix Amadi, pictured above, to seven years imprisonment on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretence brought against him by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Amadi who was first arraigned on March 31st 2014, pleaded ...

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EFCC releases Reuben Abati

EFCC releases Reuben Abati

12 days after he was arrested, the EFCC have released Reuben Abati, the past spokesperson of former President Goodluck Jonathan. According to EFCC sources, Abati, who was arrested for allegedly collecting N50 million from former National Security Adviser, Dasuki Sambo, was released last night Friday November 4th.

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Military rescues another Chibok school girl

Military rescues another Chibok school girl

According to a statement released this morning by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. S.K Usman, one of the missing Chibok school girls was this morning rescued in Borno state. She was found with her 10-month old baby boy named Ali. Troops of 121 Battalion, Nigerian Army, deployed at Pulka, Gwoza Local Government Area, Borno State, for Operation LAFIYA ...

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Photos: 5 soldiers killed as Boko Haram attack military location in Northern Borno

Photos: 5 soldiers killed as Boko Haram attack military location in Northern Borno

Yesterday at about 10.00pm suspected Boko Haram terrorists attacked a 119 Battalion Nigerian Army location at Mallam Fatori, northern Borno State. The troops fought gallantly and repelled the attack, killing 14 Boko Haram terrorists. Unfortunately, an officer and 4 soldiers were killed while 4 other soldiers sustained various degrees of injuries during the encounter. One of those killed in action, ...

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Photos: Buhari, Saraki, Obasanjo, and others present at Sokoto Durbar

Photos: Buhari, Saraki, Obasanjo, and others present at Sokoto Durbar

President Buhari attended the Sokoto Durbar today November 5th. In attendance were Senate President Bukola Saraki, Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha, Minister of Information Lai Mohammed, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal and others. Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo rode a horse as he made his way into the venue of the Sokoto Durbar holding in Sokoto State. The Emir of Kano ...

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Photos: Osinbajo, Ambode, Ajimobi, others attend Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola’s son’s wedding

Photos: Osinbajo, Ambode, Ajimobi, others attend Osun state governor, Rauf Aregbesola's son's wedding

Rauf Aregbesola Jnr, the son of Osun state governor Rauf Aregbesola, got married to his woman Sekinat today. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, his wife Dolapo, Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode and wife Bolanle, Oyo state governor Abiola Ajimobi and others were part of the dignitaries that attended the wedding. See photos below:

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video: Ebonyi State University Student Beating his Girlfriend as People Stand Around Looking & Recording

video: Ebonyi State University Student Beating his Girlfriend as People Stand Around Looking & Recording

A student of Ebonyi State University posted the video on her Facebook page and captioned it “Merciful God, see beating, school boyfriend ooo” This video, that has since gone viral after been posted on Facebook. is unbelievably shocking. First of all, there’s a man beating a woman who his apparently his girlfriend. The woman is on the floor and begging ...

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EFCC arraigns Port Harcourt Pastor for N22.4M Fraud

EFCC arraigns Port Harcourt Pastor for N22.4M Fraud

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a certain Pastor Nimi West and his company called Nimak & Company Nigeria Limited on a four-count charge of obtaining money under false pretenses amounting to a total of twenty-two million, four hundred thousand Naira (N22,400,000.00). According to reports, the case was heard in front of Justice U.N. Agumoh of the Federal ...

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EFCC release Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro on Bail

EFCC release Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro on Bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro. Reports indicate that the former minister had met all his bail conditions on Thursday night and the commission was processing his release. Senator Obanikoro, who was arrested on October 17, was accused of receiving N4.7bn through the Office of the National Security Adviser in ...

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