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419: Ondo Traditional gets 2 year jail sentence

A traditional ruler in Ondo State, Oba Pius Akinfesola Adewola, would spend this yuletide period in prison as a Chief Magistrate Court in the state sentenced him to two years imprisonment over allegation of fraudulent conversion, and obtaining money under false pretense. Adewola who is the traditional ruler of lgburowo Community in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State was ... Read More »

Nigerian heavyweights gather at the wedding of Orji Kalu’s daughter

Former Governor of Abia State Chief Orji Uzor Kalu was filled with joy on Thursday, December 22, 2017 when his daughter, Catherine Ogbonneya wedded Lawrence Iyere in Lagos. From the Church ceremony at the Catholic Church of Assumption, Ikoyi Lagos State tothe reception at the prestigious Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island it was a gathering of the cream of Nigerian society. ... Read More »

Fuel crisis: DPR Shuts erring stations

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is getting tough with marketers found to be hoarding fuel as the current scarcity bites harder nationwide. At the last count, no fewer than 48 filling stations have been shut down in Delta, Kwara and Ekiti states alone. The price of petrol rose to N400 per litre yesterday in Abuja as more citizens travelled ... Read More »

Osoba punches Okorounmu “He is a serial blackmailer, character assassin”

Former Ogun State Governor, Aremo Olusegun Osoba has replied  Afinefere henchman and politician, Chief Femi Okorounmu, who had accused him of brokering the deal between South governors and Obasanjo. According to Osoba “People should not take Okurounmu serious. That is his character. He is very good in character assassination. I will not be the first person that will be his ... Read More »

Police declare Lagos oil marketer wanted over Badoo killings

The Lagos State Police Command has declared a popular independent oil marketer and prime suspect in the Badoo cult killings in Ikorodu and Epe axis of the state, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, wanted. The 51-year-old suspect, who is the owner of Alaka Petroleum, is wanted in connection with series of well-orchestrated killings and nefarious activities of the Badoo cult group. ... Read More »

Oba of Benin suspends Chief !

 Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has suspended the Odionwere (elder)of Egbirhe community, Mr. Napoleon Omobude and three others over their alleged involvement in the assault of palace emissaries who were sent to the community to demarcate the boundary between the community and Okhoromi. According to a statement by the spokesman of the Oba, Desmond Agbama, the suspension which was ... Read More »

$1.1billion Malibu Scandal:Shell, ENI Executives to face trial in Nigeria-Italian Judge

Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Eni SpA senior executives will face trial for alleged  $1.1 billion bribery in Nigeria, an Italian judge ruled yesterday. The trial will start on March 5 in Milan, Justice Giusy Barbara ruled. The long-awaited decision, initially expected several months ago, will not only affect the two companies but 11 individuals, including Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi. ... Read More »

N1.47billion Fraud: Innoson Boss released by EFCC

Adeleke Adeosun The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released Nnewi, Anambra-State born Industrialist, Chief Innocent Chukwuma on bail. The business man who runs a local auto assembly plant was arrested on Tuesday December 19, 2017 at his Enugu residence, following his refusal to respond to invitations by the Commission, after initially being granted administrative bail by the Commission, while ... Read More »

Stephanie Coker’s husband, Olumide Aderinokun docked over Lekki Land deal

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday arraigned a brother of late founder of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) and property developer, David Olumide Aderinokun and a staff of the New Town Development Authority (NTDA), Balogun Adeniyi Abdul-Wakil before an Igbosere Magistrate Court over alleged conspiracy, forgery, stealing and property fraud on parcels of land in Lekki Peninsula estimated at 2678.068 square ... Read More »

AWLO’s holds successful Induction in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State

African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO) Induction 2017 was a series of events namely; #1Mother1Child Awareness Walk, Leadership Workshop, and Induction Dinner & Awards on 15th December 2017. The #1Mother1Child Awareness Walk is crucial in spreading the word about the #1Mother1Child initiative of AWLO to give children from poor backgrounds a fair chance at education. The walk constituted a huge ... Read More »