Carnival Calabar: Celebrating 15 years of pure, uninterrupted entertainment

The 2019 Carnival Calabar lived up to its billing as Africa’s undisputed biggest street party in every aspect. Franklin Ihejirika who was at the recently concluded Carnival Calabar in Cross River state reports on the unique features of the 2019 celebration which keeps getting better every year. Fifteen years after, Carnival Calabar is still waxing stronger, soaring higher, surpassing all expectations in the area of tourism, pure and uninterrupted entertainment . When it was started fifteen years ago by the then Governor of Cross River state, Mr Donald Duke, a…

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EFCC’s 4th witness gives evidence in Mompha’s money laundering trial

The trial of Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha continued today, January 15, 2020 as a witness revealed to the court that the defendant runs an unregistered Bureau de Change Company. Mompha is standing trial alongside his company, Ismalob Global Investments Limited before Justice Muhammad Liman of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on a 14-count charge bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering to the tune of N33 billion. The defendant who is fingered as a major figure in an organised transnational cyber fraud network, allegedly used his company, Ismalob Investment…

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Police arraign ‘community head’ for contempt, breach of Peace

Police arraign ‘community head’ for contempt, breach of Peace A self-acclaimed Community Head, Taofeek Mojeed, has been arraigned before Tinubu Chief Magistrate Court, Lagos, on charges bordering on conspiracy, contempt of court, land grabbing and conduct likely to cause breach of public peace. The 52 years old man was charged before the court by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) Annex, Alagbon, Lagos, in a charge marked A/05/2020. In the charge, the Police alleged that the defendant and others now at large, allegedly committed the offences…

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