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Building Collapse:Lagos files fresh charges against Lekki homes

The Lagos State Government has filed an amended charge before a Lagos High Court in Igbosere against the Managing Director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong and others over alleged negligence in the events leading to the collapse of a building in Lekki area of the State on March 10, 2016. The State Government, through the office of the ... Read More »

Saraki Opens Up On CCT Acquittal”I endured two years of persecution”

Senate President, Dr, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has revealed that hs acquittal was a vindication of his innocence which he had indicated at the beginning of the trial and that he had indeed endured two years of persecution. In statement he signed which was made available to The Light News, the Senate President said while thanking God,  he will habour no ... Read More »

Just in: CCT discharges Saraki

The Senate  President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has no case to answer so says the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The judgement was presented by the Chairman of the Tribunal, Mr. Danladi Umar today. The Code of Conduct Bureau had in September 16, 2015 filed a 13-Count charge against the Senate President for alleged false declaration and anticipatory ddeclaration.This was amended ... Read More »

“Bad Drivers to face Psychiatric test”-FRSC boss insists

Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corp Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps has insisted that in the next couple of weeks, all forms of bad driving and traffic offences will first be punished by a visit to the nearest Psychiatric hospital. Speaking as Special Guest at the 1st CKN News Annual Lecture in Lagos, the Corps Marshal stated that unlike before when ... Read More »

Kidnap Kingpin’s father reveals “Despite my son’s millions, I sell Pigs to survive”

Stephen Onwuamadike, father of Chukwudi aka Evans  the millionaire and kidnap kingpin has siad he was not a beneficiary of his son’s illicit wealth and that he eked a living selling pigs. In an exclusive interview with New Telegraph, he stated “I’m suffering; I can barely put food on the table. I now survive by selling pigs… I heard about ... Read More »

Osinbajo goes tough on hate speeches

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday warned those fanning the embers of discord to do away with such primitive idea as the Federal Government would no longer tolerate hate speeches from any section of the country. The acting president, who met with leaders of thought from the North, including Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said henceforth ... Read More »

“Buhari has been good to Igbos”-Amaechi

Minister of Transport. Mr. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has revealed that the Buhari government has been very good to Igbos and has indeed done far better than the Jonathan administration. Speaking at the 1st CKN News Annual Lecture  titled “The Role of the Social Media in the Socio-Political and Economic Development of Nigeria” at the Renaissance Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos,  Amaechi said ... Read More »

Massive fire engulfs London block of flats

A massive blaze has engulfed a block of flats in the early hours of Wednesday morning in West London. The dailymail  states that London Ambulance Service said 30 people have been rushed to five hospitals around the capital, while at least one resident is still stuck inside the block on the 11th floor, with firefighters desperately trying to reach him. ... Read More »

Kidnap Kingpin Evans Confesses “My victims paid in US Dollars”

Chukwudi Onuamadike, a notorious, high-profile kidnap kingpin, popularly called Evans, says ransoms for the release of his victims are usually paid in dollars. The 36-year-old, who dropped out of school at Junior Secondary School 2, also confessed to have once collected $1m ransom. Evans was arrested on Saturday in his mansion on Magodo Estate, Lagos, after a shootout with operatives ... Read More »