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Justice Nnamdi Dimg alt=’Money Laundering: Court orders final forfeiture of N354, 000 intercepted at the Kaduna International Airport in March?2017′ class=’img-responsive text-center’ style=’margin: auto;’ba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the final forfeiture of N354, 000 (Three Hundred and Fifty Four Thousand Naira) which was uncovered by operatives ...
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The Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called on politicians and those canvassing for votes for the general elections, to refrain from using the NNPC or its top management as part of their electioneering strategies. NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, in ...
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Former Minister of Defence, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma rtd has raised the alarm of an alleged plot to use undemocratic ways to rig the 2019 general elections. The retired general alleged that there were clandestine moves to cause civil unrest in Taraba, with the hope of making the governorship election ...
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Reuters/NAN US Open champion Naomi Osaka powered to a 6-4 6-1 win over Elina Svitolina on Wednesday to book a spot in the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time. The 21-year-old, who will play Karolina Pliskova for a place in the final, committed a string of unforced errors but ...
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The Olukoya Boys face the Flying Antelopes in Wednesday’s game and the coach has disclosed that there would be no margin for errors Go to News Source Author: ...
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With just three weeks into the new season, the tactician has praised the level of officiating in the Nigerian topflight this season Go to News Source Author: ...
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The Non-Academic Staff Union of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, on Tuesday embarked on a peaceful protest  over unpaid salary arrears. The protest disrupted both academic and administrative activities on the institution’s campus as the entrance gates were locked. There was traffic snarl in front of the institution on the Sango – ...
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Two ladies have been caught while trying to sneak drugs into the Kuje Medium Security Prison in Abuja. The ladies, who claim to be sisters, had substances such as Tramadol and cannabis on them. During interrogation, it was gathered that the drugs belonged to one John Ifeanyichukwu, an inmate in ...
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While the dust raised by an open letter former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari on the state of the nation was yet to settle down, Obasanjo has released another ‘bombshell’ declaring that even though Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is not a ...
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Seventh seed Karolina Pliskova produced a fightback for the ages to claim a 6-4 4-6 7-5 quarter-final win over Serena Williams at the Australian Open on Wednesday. This was after Williams squandered four match points and blew a 5-1 lead in the deciding set. The American great, chasing a milestone ...
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LOKOJA – As the February 16 general elections draw closer, Professor James Apam, the Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner, has appealed to the electorate to allow women and those with disabilities  unhindered access to cast their votes at the polling units. Apam said it is necessary in view of the strategic ...
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Top 150 global business leaders including Mrs. Bella Disu, Globacom’s Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), participated at the 2019 Choose France International Business Summit which took place at the Chateau de Versailles, France, on Monday. The global chief executive officers met with the French President, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, at a dinner ...
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Former Chelsea’s forward, Tony Cascarino believes an added ‘ruthlessness’ to Mohamed Salah’s game could be the reason behind him ‘diving’ in the penalty area in search of penalty-kicks. Salah, who has scored 16 goals in 23 matches in the English Premier League for Liverpool this season, has come under scrutiny ...
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For very inexplicable reasons, the immediate past Rivers State Governor, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi shunned Etche Ethnic Nationality for eight years. They were treated as outcasts by the Amaechi administration. It was a regrettable situation. By the time Amaechi concluded his ill-fated administration in 2015, Etche Ethnic Nationality had been ...
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A 66-year-old woman identified as Rebecca Nyamedor has been declared missing since Thursday January 17, 2019. She was last seen on Onasanya Street, Surulere, Lagos. Kindly call 07064171642, 08092070287 if you have any useful information about her disappearance. There is a ₦100, 000 reward for anyone who comes up with ...
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The Kogi State Presidential Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the Acting Inspector General of Police to compel the State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to disarm thugs on payroll in the state. Reacting to the spate of attacks across the State by thugs believed to be ...
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ABUJA – organized Nigeria Labour movements in Nigeria have rejected N27,000 new national minimum wage adopted by the National Council of States (NCS) yesterday. Making the disclosure, General Secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, asserted that the NCS has no jurisdiction determining another amount after a ...
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Former England striker, Gary Lineker, has criticised Cristiano Ronaldo for posting an ill-timed selfie, while on board his private jet on Tuesday evening. Lineker flagged the Juventus star’s tweet before saying: “Not the day for this tweet. It really isn’t.” Ronaldo’s picture comes in the wake of Emiliano Sala’s disappearance ...
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ABUJA – Fourty-eight hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo has released a statement condemning the Buhari administration, both men met yesterday, at the Aso Rock Council chamber, shook hands, staring and smiling eyeballstraight. It is the first time they would be meeting since the former president began to publicly criticise ...
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Under-fire Monaco manager, Thierry Henry, has insisted he is more concerned about the club’s future, than rumours surrounding his coaching tenure. Struggling in Ligue 1’s relegation zone with a three-point gap from safety, Monaco also bowed out of the Coupe de France with a 3-1 loss to Metz on Tuesday ...
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Chelsea defender, Andreas Christensen, angered Maurizio Sarri by leaving the bench, before the final whistle in their 2-0 defeat to Arsenal on Saturday. Sarri slammed his players in the aftermath of their loss to Unai Emery’s side, by claiming that they are “difficult to motivate”. Christensen, who is unhappy with ...
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The Niger state police command have arrested 31-year-old armed robbery suspect, Adelowo Adedayo, pictured above, for killing one of his victims, Abdullahi Liman and burying him in a shallow grave behind the APC quarters in Suleja in Suleja Local government area on January 16th. Adelowo who led a team of police ...
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Nigerian troops are reported to have killed 58 armed bandits in Zamfara state, but lost two soldiers in the operation, tagged, “Saharan Daji’’. The operation took place at Dumburum and Gando forests of the state, the operation’s Acting Force Information Officer, Major Clement Abiade’s statement said in Sokoto. He said ...
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ABUJA – The Police and other security agencies had a hectic time on Tuesday at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja where the trial of Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), was held. What appeared to be a clash of interests played out as anti-trial ...
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ABUJA – Maria Arena, Chief Observer, European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM), has assured Nigerians that the mission would conduct a neutral and independent observation of the general elections. “We will assess the electoral process against Nigeria’s laws and international commitments in relation to democratic elections,” she said. Arena spoke ...
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P/HARCOURT – Chief Onueze Chukwujinka Joe Okocha, the former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has described the current travail of Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), as the worst assault ever meted out on any judicial system in the world which is capable of derailing ...
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the ₦27,000 new National Minimum Wage adopted by the National Council of State . Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, the NLC General Secretary, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the council has no jurisdiction ...
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An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced a television host to one year in prison for interviewing a gay man last year, a judicial source said. Mohamed al-Gheiti, who has expressed his stance against homosexuality on several occasions, was accused of promoting homosexuality and contempt of religion. The misdemeanours court in ...
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FCT High Court again grants bail to embattled Sen. Dino Melaye who was arraigned on an eight-count charge of evading arrest. The post Embattled Dino Melaye gets respite again appeared first on News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Go to News Source Author: Editor MM ...
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Chris Brown has been freed along with the other two men arrested with him on Tuesday. Although no charge has been filed, investigations will go on over the hard drugs and rape allegations a lady made against him Paris. According to The Associated Press, the prosecutor’s office stated “No charges ...
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ILORIN – Elders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in North Senatorial District of Kwara State have said that the promise of governorship slot to the district in 2023 by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not give the PDP wining vote in the area in this year’s election. The elders expressed ...
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DAMATURU – Alhaji Lawan Gana Karasuwa, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe State, and hundreds of others have dumped PDP and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Karasuwa announced this at the 2019 APC zonal rally held in Gashua town of Yobe State. The occasion witnessed presentation ...
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LAGOS – Jimi Agbaje, the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Lagos has promised the indigenes of Lagos State that he would carry everyone along, adhere to the principle of “IBILE” in the allocation of government portfolios if elected governor of the state. Speaking at a town hall ...
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A debate for the governorship candidates of four major political parties in Abia State on Tuesday ended in chaos, following sporadic gunshots at Abia Hotels, Umuahia, venue of the exercise. Go to News Source Author: The Eagle Online ...
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Serena Williams refused to blame a jarred ankle after suffering a remarkable Australian Open collapse in the quarter-finals against Karolina Pliskova. From a set and a break down, the title favourite turned things around to lead 5-1 in the deciding set and had four match points but lost six games ...
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Troops have neutralised activities of some bandits in Zamfara, in an operation to rid the state of criminal elements. The troops also captured one of […] Go to Source Author: Isa Isawade ...
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More cash have reportedly been found in the accounts operated by embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen. The Nation reports that investigations by security agents shows that a “suspicious” transactions, including an $800,000  Standard Chartered Bank investment subscription was recently discovered. Also found is $630,000 lodged in some of the accounts ...
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The National Association of Nigerian Students NANS has tackled the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, over an alleged negligence to their welfare, which borders on payment of bursary, issuance of scholarship, improved condition of learning and grants for special students(Law and Medical students). The students body also raised ...
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Chelsea winger, Victor Moses has given reasons he rejected a transfer agreement between his club and Turkish giants, Fernebahce. Fenerbahce are interested in signing Moses in this January transfer window. One of Moses’s reasons for turning down a move to Fernebahce was because the 28-year-old does not want to step ...
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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to be mindful of his choice of words. The PDP was reacting to the former Lagos Governor’s remarks on Olusegun Obasanjo, following the former President’s public letter, in which he raised several ...
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