Category Archives: Breaking

Alison Madueke Returns To UK Court Over Seized £27,000

  Embattled ex-minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke was expected to return to the Westminster Magistrate’s Court in London where she was previously arraigned, to face charges bordering on money laundering and bribery. Alison-Madueke was first arrested in October 2015 by United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) alongside four others. She was granted bail and…

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Over N600,000 Was Paid Into Saraki’s Account 50 Times In A Day – EFCC Detective Alleges

  The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) yesterday ruled that it has jurisdiction in the on-going case of alleged falsification of assets levelled against Senate President, Dr.Bukola Saraki and would therefore move on with the trial. Read here if you missed. Following this ruling, the prosecuting counsel, Mr.Rotimi Jacobs SAN informed the tribunal that his witness was in court…

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Panama Papers: Ex-Senate President, David Mark Linked With 8 Secret Companies In Tax Haven

    Yesterday, we brought you news of the Panama papers saga currently rocking the world. A whooping number of eleven million documents were leaked from one of the world’s most secretive companies, Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca. These documents revealed how Mossack Fonseca helped clients consisting of rich and powerful individuals around the world launder money,…

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2014 Ekiti Governorship Election Was Manipulated–Aluko Insists, Denies Truce With Fayose

    We’re not exactly sure what is going on between these two! About two days ago, news broke out that Dr. Tope Aluko, a former Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state had reconciled with Governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose. This came months after he made some damning revelations on…

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“Fuel Scarcity To End In Lagos & Abuja Today…Hopefully” – Kachikwu

  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu while addressing the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory at a town meeting in Abuja yesterday,  said the current fuel scarcity will end today (Wednesday) through Thursday in Abuja and Lagos, while other cities will get the same improvement by weekend. Here is what he said…

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NYSC Says It Has Not Reduced Allowance Of Corps Members

Good news Corps members… your “allowee” has not been reduced! Contrary to reports making rounds that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), is planning to reduce the monthly allowance of corps members by 25 percent due to the economic situation in the country, the scheme has refuted such erroneous claims. According to Vanguard a statement signed…

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Saraki’s Trial Commences As CCT Rejects Request For Adjournment

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has ruled that it has jurisdiction in the on-going case of alleged falsification of assets levelled against Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki. According to Channels TV, the Tribunal said it would proceed with the trial in spite of a request for an adjournment by counsel to the Senate President, Mr Paul Usoro. “We adjourned…

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Unbelievable! Nasarawa Lawmakers In Fist Fight Over Appointment Of Local Council Sole Administrators

  Yesterday, some members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly engaged in a fight for all during a plenary session over issues surrounding the appointment of local council administrators. Here’s how ChannelsTV reports it: “After a two-year tenure of the chairmen of 11 local government areas in the state ended on March 24, the…

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Security Operatives Move Arrested Boko Haram Deputy Leader To Abuja

 Khalid al-Barnawi (centre) with fellow jihadists in a propaganda video posted to YouTube  Khalid al-Barnawi, the deputy leader of the dreaded terrorist sect, Boko Haram who was arrested recently in Lokoja has been moved to Abuja under tight security last night and kept in a secret location by operatives, reports The Guardian.  The suspected kingpin…

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