Supreme Court victory is re-affirmation of people’s mandate – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has described his landmark victory at the Supreme Court as the will of God and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello stated this shortly after the judgement made by the supreme court in Abuja , which  he said would enable the government focus on meeting its mandate to  Nigerlites. He reiterated that the present administration operates an all inclusive government which allows everyone to make contributions towards the development of Niger State.  The Governor called on everyone to join hands towards moving…

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Man vows to kill wife, children over refusal to convert to Islam with him

A Moslem man in Lagos State, Mr. Mustapha Eric Awaogu is currently engaged in a family feud with his wife, Mrs. Christiana Awaogu and children over their refusal to join him in his new faith and become Moslems. This drama played out before this reporter at the Marriage Registry , Ikoyi, when a man in white Kaftan engage a women who had come for a marriage ceremony in a heated argument thereby creating a scene and distracting visitors to the registry. Eric, a Moslem man, stormed the registry with some…

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NDLEA secures Court order to detain drugs dealer for 14 days

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, ordered the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to remand a suspected hard drug dealer, who has been declared wanted by Interpol, since 2017, Onuegbu Ozoemena Stanley, till January 21, 2020. Justice Hassan Sule, who presided over the court, gave the order, while granting an exparte application filed and argued by the NDLEA lawyer, Mr. Fingere Dinneys. In urging the court to grant the application, the NDLEA lawyer, Dinneys told the court that the remand order sought for was pursuant to section 35 (1)(C), 6 (6)(b) of the…

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Money rituals: Runsewe urges Govts at all levels to refocus minds of young Nigerians

To quickly stem the tide of the rising cases of money rituals among the youths, the director general of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has enjoined the people and government at all levels to partner together in refocusing the minds of young Nigerians on the true values of our culture, particularly as it relates to working hard to earn a decent living. Disturbed by the sudden rise in reported activities of Nigerian youths, sometimes supported by their parents to ‘hustle’ for money even if…

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Carnival Calabar ranks 1st in Africa, 4th globally as Freedom band, Passion 4 emerge joint winners

Carnival Calabar has received documentations being listed in the carnival calenders of the world as the first in the whole of Africa and the fourth in the world. This was disclosed by the chairman of the Carnival Calabar Commission, Mr Gabe Onah, while announcing the results for the best competing bands for the 2019 Carnival. Freedom Band and Passion 4 emerged joint winners of the 2019 Carnival Calabar as the best participating bands. The two competing bands emerged joint winners with 1648 points each in the keen contest at the…

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Stanbic IBTC Bank reaffirms support for growth of Nigerian entertainment

  L-R: Babatunde Onikoyi, Marketing and Communications, Stanbic IBTC Bank; Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Convener, TEFFEST; Damian Umeasala, Enterprise Banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank; and Folakemi Toye, Enterprise Banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank at the maiden edition of The Entertainment Fair and Festival Conference (TEFFEST) held in Lagos recently. Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of the Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has reaffirmed its interest in the growth of the Nigerian entertainment industry in Nigeria; as the bank is set to support the construction of various cinemas as well as the provision of infrastructure…

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Abisogun Oniru Ruling family rejects nomination of Hakeem Ajasa, former Aregbesola’s ADC as new Oniru

The royal ruling family in Iruland, Victoria Island, Lagos, the Abisogun Oniru Ruling family, has protested and rejected the nomination of Mr. Hakeem Ajasa, a retired Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) and former Aide-De- Camp to the immediate past governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, as the next Oniru of Iruland. Abisogun Oniru rejected and opposed the selection of Ajasa, as the next Oniru of Iruland on the ground that he is not from any royal family in Iruland. The family also stated that anyone to be the next…

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3 people charged for defrauding Celestial Church of N85.9m

Two men, John Rotimi Omotosho, Boye Olaniyan and a woman, Folashade Ogundipe, have been charged before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly defrauding the headquarters of Celestial Church of Christ, Imeko Cathedral, Ogun State, of the sum of N85, 914, 500 million. Omotosho, Olaniyan and Ogundipe, were charged before the court alongside a company, Folafunmi Integrated Limited, on four counts charge of conspiracy and obtaining under false pretence, by the men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (ForceCIID), Alagbon, Ikoyi Lagos. The police in a charge marked FHC/L/226c/2019,…

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I left two monumental legacies as Governor of Anambra, Imo – Admiral Alison Madueke

Former chief of Naval staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke has disclosed that he left two monumental legacies for which he will continued to be remembered in history. Rear Admiral Madueke was the military Governor of old Anambra and old Imo state for less than three years, before more states were created out of these two states. This milestone achieved by the former was contained in his autobiography : “Riding The Storms With God In my Sails”, which was unveiled recently in a gathering that attracted the top brass of serving…

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Court finally forfeits Invictus’ N280.6m in Zenith, FCMB Banks to FG

A Federal High Court in Lagos has permanently forfeited to the federal government the N280,555,010.65 found in bank accounts belonging to two companies owned by ‘Forbes entrepreneur’ Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi. The companies are: Invictus Oil and Gas Ltd and Invictus Investment Limited. Okeke is standing trial in the United States of American for an alleged $11m cyber fraud following his indictment alongside 77 Nigerians. Justice Rilwan Aikawa made the order sequel to a motion for final forfeiture filed and argued by the counsel to the Economic…

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