EFCC Arraigns Two Over $167,900 Money Laundering

EFCC On Money Laundering The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on 16th March, 2017 arraigned Ojinnaka Emmanuel and Nwoke Juventus Uchenna before Justice Dugbo Oghoghrie of the Federal High Court Enugu on a three-count charge of conspiracy, under declaration of currency and Procurement fraud. The accused persons were arrested at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu…

N100m Bail For Jibrin Former Naval Chief and 2 Others

Former Naval Chief Jibrin and 2 Others Accused of Fraud Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: Justice A. S. Umar of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 granted bail to a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman O. Jubrin and two others for an offence bordering on criminal conspiracy brought…

UPDATE: Hon. Jibrin – What I told Presidential Anti-graft Panel on Budget Padding

Abdulmumin Jibrin-Yakubu Dogara(PHOTO: InformationNG) “Most importantly, I am committed to ensuring that a very comprehensive reform is carried out in the House of Representatives to clean up the budgeting system and sanitise other activities of the House in terms of oversight and investigation. According to NAN reports, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman, House of Representatives…

Uzbek President to be buried in home city

The body of Uzbekistan’s President, Islam Karimov, has arrived in his home city of Samarkand ahead of his funeral. Thousands lined the streets to see the late President’s remains. His death at 78 was confirmed by the government on Friday, six days after he was taken to hospital suffering from a stroke, the BBC reports….

WONDERS | Missing Goat found in Pastors House

A 45-year-old pas­tor, Chukwuemeka Okoro, and his wife, Esther, 39, were on Friday arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly intimidating their neighbour whose missing goat was found in their house after several search­es. Giving his account, the complainant, Onuh Jo­seph noted that the pastor threatened him over his property. “Early this year,…

Kogi Gov Blames Past Leaders For Corruption

Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has again accused past leaders of the state of corruption and lack of vision, which according to him has held the state down. The governor who disclosed this while addressing government officials at a special workshop on the new direction blueprint of his administration in Lokoja, also said that…

Pastor accused of rape, abortion says, ‘I’ll marry all the girls’

BY LAWRENCE ENYOGHASU THE General Overseer of Tongue of Fire Restoration, Chukwuma Nwkocha, who was accused of abduction, defilement and illegal termination of pregnancies for about 13 teenagers has defended himself. The 34-year-old indigene of Imo State said he was only aware he slept with one of the girls, Kingdom, adding that he promised to…

APC Secretary, Osaro Idah, ruined Bendel Brewery – Adams Oshiomhole finally admits

In a surprise admission, the outgoing Governor Adams Oshiomhole has accused the APC state Secretary, Osaro Idah, as the one who ruined Bendel Brewery. Speaking at a live telecast rally at Evbareke, the outgoing governor stated that the PDP, which was led by the current APC state secretary, was the reasob that Bendel Brewery failed.

Man lands in court for cheating

The gavel of justice A 42-year-old man, Damisa John, on Friday appeared in a Mararaba Upper Area Court, for alleged breach of trust and cheating. John, who resides at Mammy Road, Mararaba, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge. The Prosecutor, Herman Donald, told the court that Shelbut Shehu of Plot E, Karu Site, Abuja,…

Buhari orders arrest of officials diverting IDPs relief materials

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the police to arrest government officials accused of stealing food aid intended for victims of Boko Haram in the North-east Nigeria, the president’s spokesman said yesterday. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, disclosed that the president had ordered the Inspector General of police to catch some of the alleged thieves and make…

Man gets N500,000 bail for defiling 12-year-old in Lagos

A 40-year-old man, Friday James was today granted bail in the sum of N500,000 by a Surulere Chief Magistrates’‎ Court for alleged rape of a 12-year-old girl . The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Ipaye Nwachukwu,in her judgement,ordered the accused to provide two sureties in like sum. She said that one of the sureties must be a…