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NIgerian Journalist turned bank robber arrested in US

A Nigerian journalist and former United Nations employee was busted for robbing four Manhattan banks — all during his lunch hour, authorities said. According to New York Post, Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, was picked up by cops on Monday and hit with two counts of robbery and two counts of attempted robbery for the crimes committed during his two-month spree. All ... Read More »

Davido’s brother,idiot born into wealth-Joy Bewaji

In response to Adewale Adeleke, Davido’ elder brother’s bragging that his dogs eat better than most Nigerians, Joy Isi Bewaji penned the following via her twitter handle: For the black man, it is not just money and success… it is the delight in humiliating another black man. A black man doesn’t want to be successful if it will not allow ... Read More »

N15b Ikoyi cash: EFCC searches Peter Obi’s flat, others

In continuation of its investigation  into the almost $50m found in Osbourne Road, Ikoyi-Lagos flat, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has searched the flat of former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi. The flat is reportedly on the first  floor of the building and the Governor had to send the keys via courier to theanti-crime agency. Obi’s media aide, Valentine ... Read More »

Ronaldo breaks record, scores 100 Champions League goals

Real Madrid and Portugal  star, Cristiano Ronaldo has broken another football by becoming the first player ever to score 100 goals in Champions League history. Ronaldo who was at 95 goals before the quarter-final   encounter with Bayern Munich netted a hat trick today to hit a century. The match at the Santiago Bernabue in Madrid was tough for the ... Read More »

Ambode promises to eliminate double Taxation in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said that his administration would take necessary steps to eliminate any incidence of multiple taxation in the State, especially at the local government level. The Governor, who spoke when he received the Chair Occupier, Lagos State Professorial Chair in Tax and Fiscal Matters, Prof. Abiola Olaitan Sanni and other Members of the ... Read More »

Lagos Assembly scraps Minority offices

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday said the offices of Minority Leader and Minority Whip in the House are no longer necessary. Six out of the eight lawmakers elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party to the House had, on February 16, defected to the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress. The defectors, including the two former ... Read More »

Police gun down Mastermind of Ishawo killings

The Nigerian Police has said that the mastermind behind the killing of army and policemen in Ikorodu has been killed in a gun duel Tuesday morning. Recalled last week that notorious militants/kidnappers struck at Woodland Estate close to Ishawo Creeks and engaged security personnel in a gun duel. The notorious militants/kidnappers killed four policemen and an army officer at Ishawo ... Read More »

Whistleblower gives details on N13b Ikoyi cash

The security guard who tipped off officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on the more than $50m found in an apartment at Osborne towers, Ikoyi, Lagos State has opened up on the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the money. While Ayodele Oke, the Director-General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency (NIA) has claimed that the $43 million, N23.2 ... Read More »

“Apologise or pay N2billion”-Amaechi writes Fani-Kayode, Fayose’s aide

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has written to a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, and an aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Mr. Lere Olayinka, citing character defamation over the allegation that he (the minister) owns the $43m (about N13bn) seized by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission in Ikoyi, Lagos. Amaechi, in letters dated ... Read More »