Author archives: Entertainment Writer

Deji Adeyanju Petitions EFCC Over Tinubu’s Election Day Bullion Vans At His House

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, says he has taken up the challenge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and had agreed to write a petition against National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. He said the petition will be submitted on Friday. Adeyanju, who is the convener, Concerned Nigerians, said this in…

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Nigeria Drops In New FIFA World Ranking

Nigeria have dropped a place in Fifa’s world rankings for October despite forcing Brazil to a 1-1 draw in Singapore. The 2013 African champions gathered 1481 points to rank no. 35 in the world and third in Africa behind Senegal [20th in the world], and Tunisia [29th]. African champions Algeria remain unmoved to stay fourth in Africa and 38th in the world with 1469…

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Chrisland School Staff Gets 60 Years Jail Sentence For Defiling 2-year Old

Adegboyega Adenekan, a former staff at Chrisland School, Lekki, Lagos has been sentenced to 60 years in jail today for defiling a 2-year-old child. Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court handed down the sentence, convicting 47-year-oldAdenekan on a count charge of defilement. She held that evidence before the court…

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NJC Appoints Four New Supreme Court Justices, 18 Others

The National Judicial Council has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court. They are Justices Adamu Jauro (North-East Zone); Emmanuel A. Agim (South-South Zone); C. Oseji (South-South Zone); and Helen M. Ogunwumiju (South-West Zone). The council at its meetings held on Tuesday and Wednesday also recommended the appointment of four new…

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Naira Marley’s Case Adjourned As Lawyers Fight Over Seats On Court

A Federal High Court in Lagos has abruptly adjourned the alleged card fraud trial of musician, Azeez Fashola popularly known as Naira Marley following lawyers’ heated exchange over space to sit. The argument was between Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) counsel Mr Rotimi Oyedepo on the one hand, Marley’s counsel Mr Olalekan Ojo SAN…

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EFCC Re-arraigns Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu, For Alleged N1.23bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, for an alleged fraud of N1.23bn. Iwu was re-arraigned on four counts before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos. He had earlier been arraigned in August before Justice Chuka…

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