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Dino Melaye Counters Gov. Bello “Rejects Establishment of Cattle Colonies”

  It is not surprising that the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, will quickly but strangely meet with the Minister of Agriculture in order to make our dear Confluence State as a Pilot State for the proposed Cattle Colonies in the country. The governor’s latest shenanigans is not surprising in the sense that money is involved. The Federal Government ... Read More »

Forgery: Daily Times Publisher, Fidelis Anosike, brother sent to Prison

The battle over the soul of Daily Times, which was at one time the biggest and riches News Media in West Africa is still raging and the latest is that Fidelis Anosike, the Publisher and his brother, Noel Anosike, who acts as Managing Director have been sent to Prison over a case of forgery. Both men were arrested in Abuja ... Read More »

Gunmen seize Four American & Canadian Investtors in kaduna

Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Mukhtar Aliyu confirmed that the foreign nationals included two Canadians and two Americans. The Spokesperson said the nationals were said to be returning to Abuja from Kafanchan, Jema’a local government ... Read More »

Oil Subsidy Scammer, Walter Wagbatsoma bags three year jail term in UK

When James Hardley Chase titled one of his thriller novels, “The Way The Cookie Crumbles, he may infact have been referring to the fall from grace of Ontario Oil and Gas boss, Walter Wagbatsoma. The erstwhile highflyer who fled from the authorities in Nigeria has met his Waterloo in England with the slamming of a three years and six months ... Read More »

Senate in Rowdy Session Over Defecting PDP Senator

The Senate was on Wednesday thrown into confusion following an attempt by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to decamp to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Sonni Ogbuoji representing Ebonyi South in the red chamber had come under order 43 of the rules of the Senate to announce his official defection from the PDP to the APC. ... Read More »

Suspended Justice Mohammed Yinusa Charged for Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a suspended judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Mohammed Yunusa, for alleged corruption. Justice Yunusa, alongside one Esther Agbo, who works in the law firm of Rickey Tarfa & Co., was arraigned on Wednesday before the Lagos State High Court in Ikeja. In the five charges filed by the EFCC, the ... Read More »

Patience Jonathan’s Abuja Property demolished

A property allegedly belonging to the former first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was on Tuesday demolished by the FCT Development Control Department. The building, which is inside A. Aruera – Reachout Foundation/Women For Change and Development Initiative, is situated on Shehu Yar’Adua Way along Mabushi–Kado–Life Camp Expressway, Abuja. Mr Emmanuel Anene, a Lawyer with E.A. Ezugwu and Associates told the ... Read More »

Man goes on the run after beating 3-month old baby

A Man, Edet Asuquo, has fled his home in the Idi Araba area of Lagos State after he nearly killed his newborn baby, Gift Asuquo. Little Gift’s offence was that she was a girl, as 32-year-old Edet was alleged to have said he didn’t see her usefulness and threatened to kill her. PUNCH Metro learnt that Edet and the baby’s ... Read More »

UK appoints new Minister “For Loneliness”

The United Kingdom has appointed a “minister for loneliness” on Wednesday to tackle what Prime Minister Theresa May described as “the sad reality of modern life” affecting millions of people. Tracey Crouch, a junior minister for sport and civil society, will take on the role as part of a broader strategy to combat loneliness in Britain. “For far too many ... Read More »

Arthur Eze loses N416m in UK Property deal

Nigerian billionaire, Prince Arthur Eze, is set to lose a whopping N416million after a UK Court ordered him to pay £800,000 in damages to a couple for pulling out of a £5m deal to buy their seven-bed London mansion after paying a 10 per cent deposit. Eze is the Chairman of Atlas Petroleum International and Oranto Petroleum, a Nigerian privately-held, ... Read More »