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Saraki is Innocent-Olofa of Offa, asks Police to stop Media Trial

The Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II, has absolved the Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki of involvement in the robbery incident. In a statement signed by his Principal Private Secretary, Dr Tajudeen Oloyede, he said: “When the incident happened, the Senate President was the first top public official to pay a visit to our town. And right ... Read More »

Buhari Hits Obasanjo, Makes June 12 new Democracy Day

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken a bold step to appease peoplw of South West Nigeria by declaring June 1w as new Democracy Day and a National Public Holiday. In a Press statement signed personally by the President, Buhari stated that June 12 was more significant than October 1st and May 29th as Democracy because of the way Nigerians came out ... Read More »

Shocker! First Bank Chairman, MD Convicted over 122billion Ogoni Funds

 Federal High Court in Lagos had today convicted the Chairman of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Ibukun Awosika, and Managing Director, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, as well as the bank for contempt. They were accused of refusing to obey the order of the court, which had ordered them to pay an Ogoni community in Rivers State the sum of N122 billion ... Read More »

Ajudua back in Court Over $1m 419 Deal

Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday remanded Fred Ajudua, a one-time Lagos socialite and businessman for allegedly defrauding a Germany-based company of one million dollars 25 years ago. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ajudua was remanded in prison following his not guilty plea to a 12-count amended charge of conspiracy to obtain ... Read More »

Diamond Bank Drags APC Factional Leader, Fouad Oki To Court Over N212m Debt

Diamond Bank has filed a suit against Lagos state All Progressives Party (APC) parallel party chairman in just concluded state congress, Chief Fouad Ade-Oki before a Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos in a bid to recover a N212,051, 898.22 debt. Joined as co-defendants in the suit is Oki’s firm, Eko Akete Engineering and Construction Company. At the resumed hearing ... Read More »

Police Backtracks Gives Saraki 48hrs To Write Response

The Nigeria Police Force has ordered Senate President, Bukola Saraki to respond to his allegation of indictment in the Offa Bank robbery within 24 hours rather than appearing in person. The police had said on Sunday that it would be inviting Saraki as five of the robbery suspects indicted him. Saraki, earlier on Monday asked his Aide De Camp, ADC, ... Read More »

Breaking: Serena Williams Speaks: Why I withdrew from #RolandGarros

The most decorated player in female tennis, Serena Williams has withdrawn from her anticipated re-match with Maria Sharapova. Reports say the American who is playing in her first Grand Slam after the birth of her baby stated that she had to withdraw following a painful arm injury. According to her ‘ The first time I felt it was against Goerges ... Read More »

The Proposed Water Bill Very Dangerous

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has described the Water Resources Bill before the National Assembly as ‘very dangerous’, saying if passed into law, all resources in water would be owned by the Federal Government. Fielding questions from journalists, the governor said the obnoxious bill does not only affect the South-South states but any state that has water resources.“It does ... Read More »

Nigeria Army Gives 7 Days Ultimatum To Channels TV Guests over Warri Land

The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to some allegations made against the NA and the person of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai during a popular morning programme “SUNRISE” on Channels Television Saturday 2 June 2018. 2. Nigerian Army would not want to join issues with the Presenter or the Anchor, ... Read More »

Offa: Saraki Replies Police “This is a baseles allegation”

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki has dismissed the allegations made against him by the Police over the Offa robbery incident. Dr Saraki in a statement signed by Yusuf Olaniyonu, his Media Adviser said it was a frame up by the Police that will ultimately fail. The full statement from the Media Office of the Senate President Reads: The attention ... Read More »