Defamation and false allegations My attention has been drawn to a social media campaign where it is alleged that I am connected to the Ozubulu church killing over a drug problem. For the avoidance of any doubt I wish to inform the general public that I know nothing about the church killings and i have …read more
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has seized 37 assorted Sports Utility Vehicles valued at N1.374bn. Comptroller General of the NCS, Col. Hameed Ali, (Rtd), said this in a chat with newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday. He said that 8 units of brand new 2017 model of Lexus LX570, and 12 units of 2017 model of …read more
A 25-year-old university student in Kenya, Abdulkarim Njoroge, has been arrested for allegedly killing his lover, Irene Kananu and hiding her corpse in a freezer in his house. The Star reports that Njoroge strangled Kananu in his house in Mtwapa region in Mombasa following an argument when she wanted to dump him for getting another …read more
Three officials of the Ministry of Education in Ebonyi State have been sanctioned for their alleged involvement in examination malpractice during the 2016 Senior Schools Certificate Examination (SSCE). Five head teachers were demoted to classroom teachers. Commissioner for Education Prof. John Ekeh announced this while addressing reporters. The sanction followed the report of the examination …read more
The Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arrested members of a notorious syndicate of fraudsters made of four Nigerians and one Nigerien who specialise in duping innocent persons of their hard earned monies. Those arrested are Salisu Rabiu, a.k.a Maimagani; Ibrahim Idris, a.k.a Dankano; Magaji Musa (Nigerian) a.k.a Maishayi; …read more
A House of Representatives member, representing Bosso, Paiko Federal Constituency in the Niger East senatorial zone of Niger State , Salihu Adamu, narrowly escaped death last Monday when aggrieved youths in his constituency beat him beyond recognition. Our correspondent learnt from a very reliable source that he was first hospitalised in the Tunga area of …read more
The Ebonyi State Government on Saturday denied reports especially by online portals that its Accounts Department was gutted by fire.
EFCC probes lawmaker’s assets missing on Code of Conduct Bureau form A senator is the subject of a massive probe for not executing N4 billion contracts awarded by the government of Delta State, The Nation learnt yesterday. Sources told The Nation yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was also looking into how …read more
A Nigerian soldier, Sunday Umaru, has been dragged before a Barkin-Ladi High Court in Plateau, for allegedly killing his lover, Charity Thomas, over a phone call.