Category Archives: Breaking

Synagogue Building Collapse: Court Grants Engineers N20m Bail

  The two engineers, who constructed the collapsed seven-storey guest house of the Synagogue Church of All Nations – Akinbela Fatiregun and Oladele Ogundeji, were on Tuesday in Lagos granted N20 million bail. An Ikeja High Court gave the ruling at the hearing of the bail application for the engineers. Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo said: “The…

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Kenya Flood: 7 Dead, Many Trapped In Building Collapse

At least seven people are known to have died, 121 people rescued and several others trapped following a 6/7 storey building collapse at the Huruma residential estate in Kenya, reports BBC. The rainfall in addition has caused landslides, washed away houses and flooded roads. According to police, 14 people died in the Nairobi rains, including…

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2016 Budget: NASS To Return Corrected Version To Buhari Today

The reconciliation committee of the National Assembly on the 2016 budget may return the corrected details of the appropriation bill to President Muhammadu Buhari today based on findings revealed on Friday. Below is how The PUNCH reports it: “The committee is chaired by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Suleiman Lasun. A second…

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Workers Day: FG Declares May 2 Public Holiday

Monday, May 2 has been declared public holiday by the Federal Government to commemorate the 2016 Workers’ Day Celebration. Disclosing this to pressmen, the Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), in the statement which was released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Bassey Akpanyung, congratulated Nigerian workers for “their resilience, hard work…

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Fidelity Bank Confirms Arrest Of MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo As EFFC Gets Permission To Detain Him

Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo Following reports on Thursday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arrested Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, and some officials for allegedly receiving $115m from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke distributed to officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and…

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Bank MD Allegedly Implicates Diezani’s Son in Massive Financial Fraud As EFCC Launches Manhunt

Ugonna Madueke The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has launched a manhunt for immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources,  Diezani Alison-Madueke’s son, Ugonna Madueke, over his involvement in the alleged disbursement of money to INEC officials and some persons who monitored the last Presidential election, reports The Punch. Ugonna who reportedly served as middleman…

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Oba Erediauwa Of Benin Kingdom Passes On | Read President Buhari’s Condolence Message

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the passing away of the highly revered traditional ruler of Benin Kingdom, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa. A statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, said president Buhari described the death of the Oba as…

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Alison Diezani-Madueke, Amosu, More – EFCC Recovers N6.5bn In Cash, Properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly recovered up to to N6.5 billion in the last two weeks in the ongoing case of the arms procurement deal. Here’s how The Guardian reports it: “As investigations continue and more discoveries are being made in the controversial arms procurement deal, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission…

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