Friday 28 April 2017

Whistleblower Policy: EFCC has Recovered about N17bn – Magu

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday disclosed that the introduction of the whistleblower policy by the Federal Government has led to the recovery of about N17 billion by the Commission.

Three killed at Mexico football match, confirms police

Three people were shot dead at a football match in a crime-plagued area of southwestern Mexico, police said today.

Another Celebrity Marriage Went Down, A Queen Was Fingered!

Another Nollywood marriage has crashed, the details are quite messy and yet again, another fair skinned lady has been fingered to have allegedly caused the marriage crash.

BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu released from prison

The leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has been released from the Kuje prison.

NICON Building Collapse: Lagos Seals Structure, Orders Integrity Test

The Lagos State Government on Friday sealed off the building that partially collapsed at Nicon Town Estate on Admiralty Way in Lekki on Thursday which reportedly killed two persons and left one other severely injured.

NAF Destroys Illegal Oil Facility in Niger Delta

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has successfully destroyed an illegal oil storage facility and other related items in Ojekiri and Ngbae communities in the Niger Delta. During a patrol mission conducted by the NAF’s Mi-24V helicopter, illegal oil refinery activities were spotted at these locations.

These 650 workers, in press reports, are not staff of Sterling Bank

Contrary to report making the round, Sterling Bank Plc, has said that it did not sack 650 staff but only returned them to service providers that had earlier assigned them to work with the bank.

‘My Deaconess wife committed adultery with my typist’

65-year-old man on Friday told an Ibadan Customary Court, sitting in Agodi, how his wife of 38 years committed adultery with his typist while he was away on official assignment.

Nigerian Troops Neutralize 15 Terrorists, Capture Cache of Weapons in Sambisa

The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor  Ezugwu has commended troops of 21 Brigade  of the Division for delivering a devastating deep punch to Boko Haram terrorists leading to the capture of large quantities of terrorists' equipment.

Ooni Vs Akinolu: Much Ado About Nothing – Ajose

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has cleared the air on the video making the rounds in the social media that is being misconstrued as his snubbing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at a public function in Lagos. Rather, Oba Akiolu said his gesture to the Ooni was the culturally acclaimed way of greeting a monarch in Lagos.

LASG To Construct Three Care Centres For Elderly

Lagos State Government has said that plans are afoot to construct three ultra-modern care centres for old and elderly citizens in the State as a way of providing an interactive platform for the aged residents as well as increase socialization among them, especially those who are often left to care for themselves by their family members.

AFRIMA 2017 Calendar unveiling: African music stars confirm attendance

An impressive array of African music stars have confirmed attendance of the 2017 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Calendar unveiling event scheduled to hold in partnership with the African Union Commission and the ONE Campaign on Tuesday, May 2, at The Maslow Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.

ETI announces 15% increase in PAT N18.68bn for Q1 2017

As part of its re-engineering effort and coming from a loss position in 2016, Ecobank transnational incorporated (ETI) has announced 15 per cent increase in profit after tax to N18.7 billion for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 2017.

OPINION: That NIA’s Black-Budget and Mysterious Whistle-blower

By Yushau A. Shuaib
Preparatory to the daring and merciless military operations against Boko Haram members, top officers of security and intelligence agencies were in Lagos and Abuja, towards the end of 2014 to interact with critical stakeholders that matter in shaping public perception and opinions. The then President of Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mr. Femi Adesina was part of the audience.

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