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Court orders temporary forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s N350m

A Federal High Court in Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Tuesday ordered temporary forfeiture of N350 million found in the account of a limited liability company AM-PM Global Network Limited, for being proceeds of enrichment derived by the wife of former President, Patience Jonathan when she was Permanent Secretary appointed by the Bayelsa State Government. The order of the court was ... Read More »

Falana to sue FG over Road Accident

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), says he will on Wednesday sue the Federal Government following injuries he sustained after falling into a manhole. Falana said this while delivering his speech at the National Stakeholders Summit on Whistleblowing in Abuja on Tuesday. He said, “I am sure you saw me limping and using a walking stick when I was ... Read More »

Forced Eviction: Lagos disagrees with Amnesty International UK’s Report

The Lagos State Government acknowledges Amnesty International’s (UK) latest report but would like to reject same for its apparent bias, inaccuracies and exaggerations. The government therefore clarifies as follows: 1. The main area of focus in the report – Ilado (which visitors to the State often refer to as Otodo Gbame) has always been a private land and subject of ... Read More »

Lagos:Police arrest 28 Traffic Robbery suspects, increase patrol

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it has put strategic measures in place to tackle the wave of traffic robberies in the State, assuring that the Command would go all out to ensure a crime free yuletide for Lagosians. The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal in a statement, disclosed that over twenty eight (28) traffic robbery ... Read More »

9ice hits town with new video, Basiri Mi

Award-winning singer, Abolore Akande popularly known as 9ice teams up with ace director, Clarence Peters for the video for his song, Basiri Mi. Produced by talented beat-maker, Tonywhy, the song released worldwide across all media platforms Tuesday 14th November, 2017 by pan-African record label, Temple Music a sister company of foremost Lagos-based talent agency, Temple Management Company (TMC). The video is ... Read More »

Senate Recalls Ndume

Former Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume has been recalled after over eight months suspension for alleged infractions. In a letter addressed to Mr. Ndume by the Clerk to the Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, he was asked to resume in plenary on Wednesday (tomorrow). “The suspension notice of the Senate vide Resolution S/Res/130/02/17 expires on November 14th, 2017. “This communication is ... Read More »

Whistleblower will go mad if FG pays N860m immediately-Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has revealed why the Federal is hesitant to pay the whistle-blower who exposed the N13 billion found in an Ikoyi, Lagos apartment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Sagay said the Federal Government does not want the whistle-blower to run mad at the sight of the huge sum ... Read More »

Amaechi, Wike Clash again..Policeman wounded

Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike  had a class today in the capital Port Harcourt. Already both sides have begun to trade blames for the melee where a Police man was allegedly beaten and disarmed by security men attached  to the Governor. Amaechi said he was coming from the airport and typically, ... Read More »

“Our firm paid 150m for property” -Funmi Tejuosho’s husband

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE UNLAWFUL IMPRISONMENT IN THE PROPERTY BELONGING TO HON.(MRS) FUNMI TEJUOSO FAMILY & EVICTION FROM SAME PROPERTY SITUATE AT 3A, SASEGBON STREET, IKEJA GRA BY AGENTS OF LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT GENTLEMEN OF THE PRESS I am constrained to address you on the above subject, not out of any joy or excitement but simply to put the facts ... Read More »

El-Zakzaky:Falana Withdraws suit against Army

Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), counsel to detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria(IMN) on Wednesday withdrew the petition against the Nigerian Army at the Presidential Investigation Panel on Human Right Violations. Falana said although it was painful, he had to withdrew the petition in view of the fact that there was already a judicial commission of inquiry, currently handling the case. He, ... Read More »