NUATE presidential candidate, Igene promises to oppose concession if elected

Presidential aspirant for the National Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE, comrade Paul Igene has said that the proposed concession of the five major airports in the country will never see the light of the day. He said the idea of a concession is an ill- wind that blows no one any good. Speaking with reporters in Lagos, comrade Igene said if elected, he will work assiduously to ensure that the concession idea is jettisoned by government. According to Igene, allowing airport concession will spell doom for the country’s aviation…

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Prostitution: Court sentences 3 human traffickers to 41 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced three women to 41 years imprisonment for trafficking in person. The convicts are: Precious Owoh, a.k.a. Ejiro, 32, Blessing Gabriel, a.k.a. 28, Precious, and Rose Gabriel, 28. The three convicts, were given the jail terms, by Justice Babs Kuewumi, after pronouncing them guilty of charges leveled against them by National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The three convicts who are residents of 15, Adewunmi Adeogesun Street, Ajah, Camp 4, Block 10, Room 7, Ojo Military Cantonment, Ojo,…

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$15.5m fraud: Court dismisses Patient Jonathan’s Coys plea

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Tuesday July 3 dismissed an application by four companies which pleaded guilty to laundering $15.5million allegedly belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. The companies: Pluto Property and Investment company limited, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company limited, Transocean Property and investment company limited and Globus Integrated Service Limited, had prayed the court to reverse their guilty plea and nullify the previous proceedings because those who represented the company were not authorised to do so. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned them with…

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