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N7.6b Fraud: You Have A Case To Answer, Appeal Court Tells Kalu

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of the ‘no-case submission’ filed by a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, in his trial for alleged corruption. Mr Kalu, who was a state governor between 1999 and 2007, is facing a N7.67 billion fraud charge filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ...

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MTN Nigeria Converts To Public Company Ahead Of NSE Listing

MTN Nigeria has changed its status from a private company to a public liability company (PLC) ahead of its listing on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. This conversion is one of the requirements for listing on the exchange. The company had previously announced that it looks to list on the NSE before July, saying it plans to enter the market by ...

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Dariye Co-sponsors Motion On Kajuru Killings From Prison

Joshua Dariye, senator representing Plateau central, on Thursday co-sponsored a motion from jail. The motion was on the killing of Faye Mooney, an official of Mercy Corps Nigeria, a humanitarian agency, and Matthew Oguche, her partner, at the Kajuru Castle in Kaduna state. Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, sponsored the motion to formally draw the attention of the lawmakers ...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility For Sri Lanka Bombings As Casualties Hit 310

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombings which led to deaths of 310 persons in Sri Lanka. Suicide bombers struck in churches and hotels in the country on Easter Sunday. In a statement carried by the extremist group’s mouthpiece Amaq, the group said it targetted Christians and Sri Lanka citizens. “Those, who carried out the attack that ...

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Breaking News: Dogara Fires Back At Tinubu, Provide Padded Budget Facts

Following his statement against the Speaker House of the Representative, Yakubu Dogara and senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki, the former has on Tuesday replied the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, saying that he is ignorant of the budget process and advised him to mind his language. Disclosing this in a statement signed by ...

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Ajimobi And Story Of Last-minute Heists At Oyo Govt House, By Festus Adedayo

Rumpus, said the report from a well-respected online medium, had erupted at the Oyo State Government House. An aide to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State’s wife, Florence, had reportedly stolen part of an over N1billion being siphoned out of the Government House. This was May 25, 2019. Two days later, specifically on May 27, Ajimobi was subject of the ...

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Adebanjo: A Government That Cannot Provide Security Has No Right To Exist

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, an elder statesman and one of the leaders of the Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere, spoke on the crisis in the group and the disloyalty that led to the establishment of Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG). He accused national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu of compromising the interest of Yoruba nation for selfish ambition. SEYE OLUMIDE ...

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Breaking News: Easter Disaster – 137 Killed In Church, Hotel Bomb Attacks

No fewer than 137 people have been killed following a string of blasts at hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Sunday. A police official told AFP that at least 45 people had been killed in Colombo, where three hotels and a church were hit. Another 67 were killed in an attack on a church in Negombo north of the ...

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Swear With The Qur’an That You Didn’t Rig The Election, Galadima Dares Buhari:

Buba Galadima, the estranged former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the leaders of the All Progressive Congress APC are impostors who would soon be sacked. The politician who made the declaration during an interview with Sun newspaper also warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC not to harbour the idea of de-registering any of the country’s 72 ...

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PDP Uncovers APC’s Fresh Plots To Smear Sen. Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerts Nigerians of fresh plots by leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who are now weaving a new set of fabrications and allegations, to discredit and smear Osun State Governor-Elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke. Having failed in their project to brand Senator Adeleke’s School Certificate as fake, APC leaders, including those operating from Lagos state, ...

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