$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion

$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion

…recovers $9.3m from Ex-NNPC GMD Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered a $37.5m (N11.75bn) luxury high-rise building on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, allegedly belonging to the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. This is just as the EFCC revealed on Friday that it discovered $9.3m and £74,000 belonging […]

Revealed: Nigeria’s rich mega churches pay pastors poor salaries

An investigation carried out by SUNDAY PUNCH has shown that many of Nigeria’s mega rich churches pay their pastors poor wages, reports SUNDAY ABORISADE An extensive investigation carried out by SUNDAY PUNCH has revealed that many of the country’s prosperity-preaching, super-rich mega churches pay their pastors poor wages. The newspaper’s findings revealed that a substantial […]

Address religious violence before it destroys Nigeria – Jonathan

Address religious violence before it destroys Nigeria – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said if Nigeria fails to address religious violence and extremism, the menace will destroy the country. Making specific mention of the unending killings in Southern Kaduna, the former President also declared that the solution to the Niger Delta crisis was already included in the report of the 2014 National Conference, […]

Married woman dies after sex romps in guesthouse

Married woman dies after sex romps in guesthouse

The wife of a Lagos State socialite, identified only as Josephine, has been killed after sex romps with her boyfriend in a guesthouse in the Isheri Olofin area of the state. PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim had gone to the guesthouse with her boyfriend, Augustine Dunkwu last Tuesday around 2.30pm. They were said to […]

DSS warns Apostle Suleman not to grant interviews

The Department of State Services has asked the General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to stop granting interviews.

DSS warns Apostle Suleman not to grant interviews

Olusola Fabiyi and Friday Olokor The Department of State Services has asked the General Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to stop granting interviews. Investigations by our correspondent also indicated that the cleric was directed to watch his tongue because of the importance attached to his messages by his followers. A security source at […]

Kidnapping: Parents, school owners demand emergency meeting with Buhari

Kidnapping: Parents, school owners demand emergency meeting with Buhari

Gbenro Adeoye, Kunle Falayi, Tunde Ajaja, Jesusegun Alagbe and Eric Dumo As a result of the recent kidnapping of three female pupils and five staff members, including a Turkish national, by unknown gunmen in the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (formerly known as Turkish International School), last Friday, parents and school owners are seeking emergency meeting […]

Soyinka’s comment on religion unfair, unkind, say CAN, JNI

Soyinka’s comment on religion unfair, unkind, say CAN, JNI

The Christian Association of Nigeria and the Jama’atu Nasril Islam as well as individuals and groups have faulted a statement by the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, that religion will kill Nigeria if it is not tamed. CAN’s National Director, Legal and Public Affairs, Kwamkur Samuel, and the Secretary-General of the JNI, Dr. Abdulkadir Khalid-Aliyu, […]

Katsina governor, attorney general, tender letter supporting 15-year-old kidnapped girl’s marriage

The controversy over the purported marriage of Habiba Ishiaku to Jemilu Lawal has assumed a different dimension, as the Katsina State Governor and the state’s Attorney-General have expressed support for the illegal union, citing a letter purportedly written by the minor as reasons.’ Fifteen-year-old Christian girl, Miss Habiba Ishiaku, was allegedly abducted by one Jamilu Lawal Wawar […]

Court remands man for defiling six-year-old

Court remands man for defiling six-year-old

A 20-year-old man, Daniel Obasiku, has been remanded in prison by an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ogba, Lagos State, for allegedly defiling a six-year-old girl. He was brought by the police before a presiding Chief Magistrate, Mrs. T. Akanni, on one count of rape. PUNCH Metro learnt that Obasiku and the victim’s parents were […]

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