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Alleged Money Laundering: Court Orders MTN To Forfeit N8bn To Nigerian Government

Posted: January 9, 2017 at 6:57 pm   /   Article, Business

Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the temporary forfeiture of the sum of N8 billion allegedly belonging to MTN Communications Limited to the Federal Government. The judge gave the order that the sum, suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity, which are stashed in account number 0012005379 domicile in […]

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Buhari Orders Security Agencies To End Southern Kaduna State Crisis

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:46 pm   /   Article, news

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to take decisive measures to bring an end to the recurring acts of violence and destruction in the southern part of Kaduna State. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. Shehu […]

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Tough Time Awaits Herdsmen – Nigerian Military

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:45 pm   /   Article, news

The Acting Director of Information, Defense headquarters, Brig.-Gen. Rabe Abubakar, says the Army has concluded plans to launch “ Operation Accord” to check illegalities of herdsmen. Abubakar, who was on tour of media locations in the country, disclosed this to reporters in Warri, Delta on Friday. He said that the operation would be a mitigating […]

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Former Petroleum Minister To Forfeits $153m To Nigerian Government

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:45 pm   /   Article, news

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday issued an interim order of forfeiture to the Federal Government of 153.3 million dollars belonging to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The money was found in three Nigerian banks. Justice Muslim Hassan gave the order following exparte application filed by the Economic and Financial […]

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FG’s N5, 000 Payment To Poor Nigerians, Mere Propaganda – Fayose

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:44 pm   /   Article, Politics

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the N5, 000 the Nigerian government said it had started paying to the poor in Nigeria was a mere propaganda and advised them to stop running government and governance on propaganda. He said: “A blind man will say it is when it gets into my mouth that […]

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Arik Air Laments Attacks By Passengers On Staff, Property

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:43 pm   /   Article, Business

Arik Air has lamented incessant attacks by some aggrieved passengers on its staff and property at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The airline made this known in a statement signed by its Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji in Lagos. The statement said the passengers attacked the airline staff and property on Wednesday while […]

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Resident Doctors Want Stakeholders To Prevail On FG To Prevent strike

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:43 pm   /   Article, news

The Association of Resident Doctors, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Thursday urged stakeholders to prevail on the Nigerian Government to meet demands of the resident doctors to prevent further strikes. Dr Adebayo Sekumade, President of LUTH chapter of the association, made the plea at a news conference in Lagos. The strike was organized […]

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Don Jazzy To Set Up Music Industry ‘Structure’ In Mavin Records

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:42 pm   /   Article, Entertainment

Mavin Records, headed by Don Jazzy, is working towards building a structure by increasing its workforce from 55 to 120 in 2017. The ace record producer made this known in his New Year’s message to Nigerians, Mavin business partners, fans and the media. The structure, which is basically the presence and availability of all the […]

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Leicester Mahrez Wins 2016 Glo/CAF Africa Footballer OF The Year Award

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:42 pm   /   Article, Sport

Algeria and Leicester City winger, Riyad Mahrez has been voted the African Footballer of the Year at the 2016 Glo-CAF awards held on Thursday night at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabon and Borrusia Dortmund striker, emerged runner-up. Of 27 appearances for Algeria, Mahrez has scored six goals since his debut on October […]

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NAF Launches Aerial Patrol Over Sambisa Forest, Other Troubled Areas In Kaduna

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 6:41 pm   /   Article, news

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has intensified aerial patrol over the sambisa forest in a renewed effort to deny the insurgents, who might have escaped the latest onslaught, from regrouping. A statement by its Director of Public Relations and Information, Group Capt. Ayodele Famuyiwa, made available to newsmen in Abuja noted that the aerial patrol […]

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