Appeal Court upholds forgery charges against Epe chief, Ikuforiji

The Lagos division of Appeal Court, has dismissed an appeal filed by Chief Olajide Okuforiji, challenging his trial before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for alleged forgery and uttering of documents, for lacking in merit. Ikuforiji, Balogun of Epe kingdom was arraigned before Justice Abdulazziz Anka led-court by the Police Special Fruad Unit (PSFU) on August 10, 2016, on charges bordering on forgery and uttering of the Minute of Emergency meeting of Eko Epe Forum held on October 20, 2012, with intent to defraud.  The offences are contrary to and…

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CAN President lauds Buhari on appointment of Rev. Pam as NCPC boss

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Rev. Dr. Supo Ayokunle has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing one of their own, Rev. Yakubu Pam as the executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission. He made this commendation recently in Abuja at the prayer and dedication of NCPC. Rev. Ayokunle stated that God had used the appointment of Rev Yakubu Pam to remove shame from CAN. He explained that CAN had existed for 44 years and this is the first time the body is being honoured with…

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AIB begins investigation into serious incident involving Middle East Airline, Turkish Airline in Lagos

Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB Nigeria, has been notified and has commenced investigation into a serious incident involving an Airbus A330-243 with the Nationality registration Marks OD-MEA operated by Middle East Airline and a Boeing 777 with Nationality and registration Marks TC-LJC operated by Turkish Airline , which occurred on the 29th July, 2020 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Accident Investigation Bureau in a statement signed by the general manager public affairs, Mr. Tunji Oketunbi explained that the Turkish cargo aircraft was parked at the international apron when…

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NCPC boss calls for upgrade of Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos

The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has called for the up grade of the Yakubu Gowon Airport Jos to enable it airlift Plateau pilgrims and other pilgrims from neighbouring States direct from Jos to Israel. He disclosed this recently while playing host to the executive secretary, Plateau State Christian pilgrims welfare Board, Rev. Fr. George Gorap who paid him a congratulatory visit with his management team in his office in Abuja. He posited that a situation where by Plateau pilgrims would travel to Abuja…

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FAAN dismisses report of missing N750m as false

The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) has dismissed the allegations of a stolen N750 million from the coffers of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN). FAAN explained in a statement that the allegation is entirely wrong, as no funds to the tune of any amount was approved or ever went missing due to a fraudulent contract. An online medium had reported a stolen N750m fraudulent contract scheme that may have indicted top staff of the airport authority, but a highly placed source who…

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