Drug dealer bags 5 years jail term

Justice Ayokunle Faji of Lagos Federal High Court, has convicted and sentenced a hard Drug Exporter, Alli Chinnedu, to five years Imprisonment, for unlawful export of 1.5 kilogrammes of Methamphetamine and 300 grammes of Cocaine to London, United Kingdom. The convict was arrested by the operatives of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on November 13, 2020, at NAHCO Export Shed, a Customs Area/Point of the Murtala Muhammed Intemational Airport, at the clearance of Cargoes on DHL flight to London. Upon his arrest, he was brought before Justice Faji led-court…

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60% of hotels in Ikotun shut down one year after SCOAN’s closure

.. Thousands of workers forced into labour market, hoteliers ask for palliatives One year after the founder and Senior Pastor of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) Prophet T.B. Joshua, in obedience to government’s order, directed the church to close down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitality and ancillary services that depend on pilgrims and tourists visiting the church to fill their hotel rooms and other businesses are on the verge of extinction.  According to hospitality operators in Ikotun, 60 percent of the accommodation facilities in the…

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Award-winning movie Eyimofe returns to Nigeria after successful run at world’s top film festivals

GDN Studios, part of The Guardian Group, has announced the premiere and cinema release of its debut film Eyimofe (This is My Desire), following an extensive tour of the global film festival circuit. The movie will have its Nigerian premiere on Sunday, April 18, just days before opening in cinemas on Friday, April 23. Eyimofe has been praised by international audiences, festival directors, critics and industry media as an outstanding effort by Arie and Chuko Esiri, brothers and co-directors of their first feature film. The movie takes an unflinching look at the pressures…

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Court sentences 2 Yahoo Boys to 3 years imprisonment, forfeit N206m, cars, houses to FG

Two internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo Boys,Tobiloba Ibrahim Bakare and Alimi Seun Sikiru, have been convicted and sentenced to three years Imprisonment, by the Special Offences Court, Ikeja, Lagos. Apart from the three years jail term, Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, also ordered the convicts to forfeit to the federal government of Nigeria, the total sum of N204, 041, 216. 82 million; Mercedes Benz E500; Toyota Hilux 2020 model. The convicts, Tobiloba and Alimi are also to forfeit to the federal government of Nigeria, A 5-bedroom duplex, situated at Ibrahim Beto Street, Osapa…

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Catering services to resume on domestic flights

Catering services, hitherto suspended at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic are to resume on domestic flights immediately. Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika disclosed this at the weekly media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday. According to the Minister, the decision was taken in consideration of the businesses involved in the provision of of in-flight refreshments who have been adversely affected by the suspension. He however said that modalities and protocols for the resumption of the services would be worked and rolled out by the Nigerian…

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