N15bn: Suspended NIA boss grilled for 12 hrs

N15bn: Suspended NIA boss grilled for 12 hrs

The presidential panel probing the discovery of about N15 billion in a residential apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, yesterday quizzed the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, for over 12 hours. The three-man investigation panel, headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, resumed its session at the Vice President’s Wing of the […]

Why Buhari suspended SGF, NIA boss

Nigeria’s topmost government official as well as the nation’s top spy master vacated office shortly after they were suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday.

Why Buhari suspended SGF, NIA boss

Nigeria’s topmost government official as well as the nation’s top spy master vacated office shortly after they were suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, handed over to the most senior Permanent Secretary in his office Alhaji Mohammed Bukar. On his part Mr. Ayo Oke, the […]

EFCC invites ex-governor, others over Osborne $43.4m discovery

EFCC invites ex-governor, others over Osborne $43.4m discovery

Detectives are planning to question a former governor and some high-profile owners of apartments in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos where $43.4million was recovered last Wednesday. Besides, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has identified how the controversial apartment 7B, where the $43.4m was kept, was acquired. Also recovered were £27,000 and N23m cash. The EFCC […]

Edo, Kaduna, Lagos most indebted states in Nigeria

Edo, Kaduna, Lagos most indebted states in Nigeria

Everest Amaefule, Abuja Lagos, Kaduna and Edo, with a combined foreign debt profile of $1.84bn, are the most indebted states of the federation as far as subnational foreign debts are concerned, investigation has revealed. Statistics obtained from the Debt Management Office in Abuja on Wednesday showed that the 36 states of the federation and the […]

Lagos joins oil-producing states as Aje field begins production

Lagos joins oil-producing states as Aje field begins production

Twenty years after it was discovered, the Aje field located in Oil Mining Lease 113 has achieved its first oil, putting Lagos on the list of oil-producing states in the country. The milestone is coming after several missed targets for the achievement of first oil, the latest being March this year. Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum Company […]

Explosion rocks Lagos, four injured

Explosion rocks Lagos, four injured

South West Coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, confrimed that there was an explosion inside a locked beer parlour that is yet to open today at L&K Street, Oworonsoki, inward Mayaki, Lagos State. He said four people including a girl were injured and had been rushed to Afolabi Hospital for treatment. “Fire service […]

PhotoNews: Mess Fashola left behind; spends N78m on website

PhotoNews: Mess Fashola left behind; spends N78m on website

While the former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola was busy spending outrageous amount on projects, many of the residents live in abject poverty. Fashola was accused of spending N78.3 million on his personal website, and N139m on two boreholes while areas like the ones on the pictures below exist. The picture below is Orile […]

Choirmaster rapes female chorister in Lagos

Lagos – A bricklayer and choirmaster, Adewale Babalola, who allegedly had unlawful carnal knowledge of a 16-year-old chorister in his church, was on Thursday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused, 36, who lives at No. 11, Maxwell Ijeh St., Aguda in Surulere area of Lagos, is facing a charge of […]

Court remands man, 38, for raping 8-year-old girl

An Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State on Friday remanded 38-year-old Taiwo Coker in prison for allegedly raping a minor. The accused, who resides at No. 4, Unity Road, Ijoko in Ota area of Ogun State, is being tried for raping a minor. He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. But the prosecutor, Sgt. […]

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