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I’m Concerned No One Is Willing To Be Sowore’s Surety, Says Judge

Ijeoma Ojukwu, the judge presiding over the case of Omoyele Sowore,convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, says she is concerned that the activist has not meet the bail conditions granted to him. While ruling on the application for variation of the bail conditions on Monday, Ojukwu said: “Considering the pedigree of the first defendant as observed in his application, it is rather ...

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$9.6bn P&ID Judgement Debt: EFCC Arraigns Two British Nationals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday arraigned two British nationals, James Richard Nolan and Adam Quinn (at large), before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, for their alleged complicity in the controversial $9.6bn arbitral award to Process and Industrial Development Limited by a United Kingdom commercial court. The defendants, both directors of Goidel Resources ...

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Two Million Women, Families To Benefit From Access Bank’s W Initiative

The W Initiative, a flagship women empowerment programme from Access Bank Plc, has announced plans for its 2019 ‘W Health Month’ aimed at improving community awareness on health issues that affect women and their families by bridging the knowledge gap, providing access to health checks and encouraging healthy lifestyle habits. Slated to run all through the month of October, the ...

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Court Orders Temporary Forfeiture Of Saraki’s Properties To Nigerian Government

The Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the temporary forfeiture of properties belonging to Bukola Saraki, former Senate President of Nigeria. The two properties located at the Ikoyi area of the state were forfeited to the Nigerian Government following an ex-parte order by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Counsel to the EFCC, Nnaemeka Omewa, had sought an ...

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World Bank Approves $3 Billion Loan For Nigeria

The World Bank has approved a $3 billion loan for Nigeria to expand its electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure. This was disclosed by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the World Bank/ IMF annual general meeting in Washinton DC. According to the Finance Minister, the loan is to be used for reforming the nation’s power sector. Mrs Ahmed announced ...

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Assistant Commissioner Of Police Kidnapped In Kaduna, N50m Ransom Demanded

Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Musa Rambo has been kidnapped along Kaduna -Jos road. It was learnt that ACP Rambo, serving in Niger State as the incumbent Area Commander of Suleja, was abducted on Saturday. Kaduna state police command has confirmed the incident, saying it was working round the clock to secure his relaese and arrest the culprits. Though, it ...

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147 Rescued As Police Raid Yet Another ‘Torture Centre’ In Kaduna

The police have raided another religious rehabilitation centre in Kaduna state, setting 147 inmates free. The police stormed the centre located at Kwanar Gurguwa in Igabi local government area of the state on Saturday. Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, was on the ground when security operatives raided the place  yj ghnbv  c. Some of the rescued victims were reportedly ...

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Oyo Government To Recruit More Teachers Soon – Makinde

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, says the state government would soon recruit more teachers to enhance quality education delivery in public schools across the state. Makinde stated this at the 90th anniversary of Government College, Ibadan on Saturday. He said the recruitment of more qualified teachers in public schools in the state, would go a long way in improving ...

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Seven Killed In Edo Governor’s Convoy Crash

Seven persons including five adults and two children have died in a ghastly auto accident involving the advance team of Edo state Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki on Benin-Auchi Expressway. Some other persons including one of the Governor’s drivers were also injured in the accident. Eyewitness account said the accident occurred at Ehor, the administrative headquarters of Uhunmwode Local Government Area, ...

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Police, IMN Members Clash Again In Abuja

The police have dispersed a demonstration of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). The IMN members came out in their numbers on Friday to protest the continued incarceration of Ibraheem el-Zakzaky, leader of the movement. They held red flags while chanting songs. But some police officers fired tear gas canisters and gunshots in the air to disperse the procession. ...

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