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Customs boss to Senate “I will not appear tomorrow”

All those who are expecting a showdown between Col Hameed Ali (Rtd) the  Comptroller-General of Customs and the Senate tomorrow will be disappointed because the Customs has indicated that he will not appear before the highest Legislative body. Ali told State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday, that his position was informed by ... Read More »

Impounded SUV:” Count me out”-Saraki

Special Adviser to Senate President on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu has stated that  the allegation raised today by Senator Ali Ndume linking Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki to the importation of vehicle lacks basis as it was outright falsehood. In a press statement, Olaniyonu said from the facts and documents about the seized vehicle, it is obvious that the Senate ... Read More »

Ondo Speaker, 5 Principal Officers resign

The lingering crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly may soon be resolved, as the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Jumoke Akindele, and five other principal officers of the house on Monday resigned. This followed a meeting brokered by the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, at the weekend between the two warring factions held at the state capital after a ... Read More »

Lagos bans live bands at beer parlors, restaurants

Lagos State government has prohibited live band music at various beer parlours and restaurants. The government also told religious leaders to soundproof worship centres to minimise the effect of noise generated on the residents. The General Manager, Lagos State Environment Protection Agency (LASEPA), Adebola Shabi (an engineer), who disclosed this to our correspondent, said the decision came on the heels ... Read More »

Sex Mess-Police arraign Apostle Sulaiman’s accuser for blackmail

The Police yesterday arraigned a lady, Stephanie Otobo, 23, who claimed to have had affair with Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the President and founder of Omega Fire Ministry Worldwide before a Tinubu Magistrate’s court Lagos, over alleged intent to steal, and blackmail. Stephanie Otobo was charged alongside Wisdom Godstime, aged 43. They are facing a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, blackmail, ... Read More »

AMCON sells Keystone Bank

Keystone Bank Limited, the last amongst the batch of banks acquired by Central Bank of Nigeria, under the leadership of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in 2009 has finally been sold off, after nearly eight years of legal tussles with the original owners under the brand name, Bank PHB. The Asset Management Company of Nigeria, AMCON, in a statement last night, said ... Read More »

Etisalat in N2billion Copyright infringement mess

A mobile finance technology firm, V-Exchange Limited, has accused mobile network service provider Etisalat of alleged copyright infringement. The company is, therefore, demanding N2 billion from the telco as compensation for the alleged infringement on its intellectual property. But Etisalat Nigeria has denied any infringement on the intellectual property of V-Exchange Limited. V-Exchange, which specialises in providing instant finance solutions ... Read More »