Wednesday, February 17, 2021



Alleged forgery of oil agreement: Obasanjo’s in-law alleges witch-hunt

John Abebe, a businessman and the brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Tuesday, told an Ikeja Special Offences Court that his trial for forgery was witch-hunting.

New Nigerian airline begins operation Friday

A new entrant into Nigeria’s scheduled domestic air operations, United Nigeria Airline, will conduct its inaugural flight on Friday, February 12.

64 veteran golfers storm Abuja for GolfSixes inauguration

Notable veteran golfers and several others make up the field of 64 players expected at the opening event of the inaugural GolfSixes Nigeria holding this Saturday and Sunday in Abuja.

35-year-old father of quintuplets begs Nigerians for assistance

A 35-year-old Grade Level 08 civil servant, Ewanle Omage, whose wife was delivered of quintuplets, after seven years of marriage, has appealed to kind-hearted Nigerians to assist in the upkeep of the babies.

COVID-19: Lagos lawyers commend Buhari on facemask regulation

Some Lagos lawyers on Friday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the regulation to check the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic by making wearing of facemasks compulsory in public.

Nigerian govt shielding killers of #EndSARS protesters, Amnesty Int’l claims

Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian Government of shielding perpetrators of the killings during the nationwide #EndSARS protest.

IG orders posting/redeployment of 21 Commissioners of Police [FULL LIST]

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some Commissioners of Police to State Commands and Formations. This is contained...

Police arraign 2 Lagosians for beating 2 policewomen

Two men: Gbenga Adekoya and Abiodun Adesope, were on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly assaulting two policewomen.

CBN revokes licences of 42 microfinance banks [Full List]

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has liquidated 42 microfinance banks in the country and subsequently revoked their operation licences. The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation,...

Hajj Saving Scheme: NAHCON begins sensitization campaign in South-West

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has begun sensitization campaign on the newly introduced Hajj Savings Scheme in the southwest geo-political zone of the country.

Again, court adjourns Nadabo Energy boss’ N1.4bn oil fraud trial to December 8

Justice C.A. Balogun of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Monday, December 7, 2020, adjourned further hearing in the trial of...

Insecurity: 3 NAF jets reactivated in Kano

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Friday inducted three reactivated aircraft in Kano, to enhance its platforms and engagement in the campaign against insurgency and banditry in the country.

Police arraign 4 for allegedly stealing gold, N5.4m in Lagos

Four men, who allegedly broke into an apartment and stole valuables worth N5.4 million, were, on Tuesday, arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Clash: Lagos govt vows to deal with errant Okada riders, motorists

The Lagos State Government says the game is over for traffic offenders, especially with the menace and impunity of commercial motorcycle operators in the state.

Over 10,500 business transactions go on daily at Computer Village – Official

“Computer Village generates about N1.5 billion on a daily basis from both offline and online business transactions."

Man allegedly steals neighbour’s ATM cards, withdraws N2m

The accused was arraigned before Magistrate O.J. Awope on a two-count charge of stealing and illegal conversion of property for personal use.

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