NAFEST 2019: Benin Set to thrill the world in October

The Edo State capital will be agog with festivities come October 19th to 26th as countries like Senegal, Mali, France, Ghana and many more will be on song during the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). This was made certain during the opening of the 49th National Stakeholders meeting on NAFEST presently holding in Benin. Speaking during the opening ceremony, the Executive Governor of Edo state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, represented by the Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Osazee Osemwegie-Ero said the state has secured the commitment…

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2 siblings, 2 others docked for N3.9m fraud

A 27 years old Asagba Ovie Kayode alongisde his 22 years old brother, Emmanuel Ayomikun and two others were today, arraigned before an Igbosere Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding a commercial bank of the sum of N3.922,799.82 million. The two other persons are: Omotayo John Ifetayo, 29 and Adeboye Oluwatosin, 27. The four defendants were arraigned before Magistrate M. O Ope-Agbe, on charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under false pretence and stealing. The police from Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID) Annex, Alagbon-Ikoyi, Lagos, informed the court that…

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Court orders finally forfeiture of Diezani’s Port-Harcourt’s properties to FG

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the final forfeiture of a property at Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, linked to the former minister of petroleum, Dr. Diezani Allison Madueke, to the federal government of Nigeria. The court presided over by Justice (Professor) Austin Chuka Obiozor, made the order of final forfeiture of the said property, while granting an application brought before him to the effect by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The said property is located at Plot 9, Azikiwe Road, Old GRA Port Harcourt and UAC property, Force…

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