The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday, arraigned a suspect named James Kuve Sughter on a six-count charge bordering on forgery and possession of documents containing false pretence. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade in a statement said the accused was arrested following a report received by the Commission linking...
There was mild drama early on Tuesday at the Automated Teller Machine, ATM, points of one of the new generation banks beside Radio Nigeria, Dugbe, Ibadan where a young man was caught collecting money from the machine without using a card. The young man, Azeez Morufu said the incident was...
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise with another two being the latest victims in ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreigners in that country. It was learnt that the latest victims – Bonny Iwuoha and Goziem Akpenyi – were stabbed to death during xenophobic attacks...
Ahead of May 29 exit date, some governors, ministers, and senators are pushing for the removal of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. They are mounting pressure on some Presidency officials to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to “ease out” Magu. It was...
A woman taking her daughter to school, yesterday, lost her life along Ijebu-Ode-Benin expressway when her Lexus SUV plunged into Ososa River in Odogbolu Local Government Area of Ogun State. The daughter, who is a student of the Tai Solarin University of Education, reportedly sustained severe injuries in the...
Remember the man that was controversially raised from the dead in Pastor Alph Lukau church in February? His name Elliot Brighton Moyo has died again. State media has reported Brighton died last week in neighbouring South Africa and was buried on Saturday. Elliot is survived by his wife and had...
With the daily blood shedding going on, in many states of Nigeria, a former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani Kayode says the country needs “deliverance from the demons of hell.” The former minister, who has been firm with his resolve to speak-up about the ills in the country, has described...
The Lagos State Government has refused to disclose how much it has spent on houses, vehicles and allowances of its former governors and ex-deputy governors. The PUNCH had in December 2018 written a letter to the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, requesting to know how much of...
A Lagos resident, Bashiru Shakiru, lost his life when suspected hoodlums gunned him down during an attack on commercial tricycle operators in the Kola area of the Ijaiye-Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. It was gathered that Shakiru was fleeing from the scene of the attack when...
Son of Kaduna state governor, Nasir El- Rufai, Bello has commended all those that participated in the #MatchforZamfara on Saturday. The governor’s son said he believes that the government has failed the people — and that it isn’t just Zamfara state that is bleeding but Kaduna state too. However, he says...