13 Inmates Escape In Another Nigerian Prison Jailbreak

Thirteen inmates escaped in a fresh jailbreak recorded at Koton Karfe prison in Kogi in the early hours of Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, gathered from a reliable source that the incident happened at about 7a.m. when the inmates forcefully brought down the wall of the prison. The all male prison facility which … Continue reading 13 Inmates Escape In Another Nigerian Prison Jailbreak

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21 Years Of Sadness And Joy Price: ₦250, By Dele Momodu

Fellow Africans, exactly twenty-one years ago, on July 25, 1995, I set forth at dawn. My destination was exile. I needed to dialogue with my feet and escape in a jiffy from my dear beloved country without any prior notice. Nigeria was under a most brutal and brutish military dictatorship. Once you were considered a … Continue reading 21 Years Of Sadness And Joy Price: ₦250, By Dele Momodu

Police probe alleged N30m ‘Save Mayowa’ fund scam, freeze account

The police in Lagos State has commenced investigation into an alleged scam regarding the sum of N30 million appeal fund raised for a patient at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Miss Mayowa Ahmed. Following an order by the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Fatai Owoseni that the matter be investigated, the police yesterday invited the … Continue reading Police probe alleged N30m ‘Save Mayowa’ fund scam, freeze account

Another Ten-Year-Old Girl Chained In Ogun Rescued

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday said it rescued a 10-year old girl, Promise Udeh, chained by her auntie in Adigbe area of Abeokuta, the state capital. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that the suspect, Chiamaka Okafor, now on the run, chained the girl after accusing her of stealing N4,000. She … Continue reading Another Ten-Year-Old Girl Chained In Ogun Rescued

Tears Flow As Keshi Is Finally Buried In Hometown

Amidst effusive tears, the remains of former Super Eagles coach and Nigerian football icon, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, were today finally laid to rest in his hometown Illah in Delta State. Fondly called “Big Boss,” Mr. Keshi’s funeral rites began with the lying-in-state of his body at his Illah home this morning, followed by a committal … Continue reading Tears Flow As Keshi Is Finally Buried In Hometown

Nigerians Will Suffer If I Stop Talking– Fayose Boasts

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has warned electorates in Ondo State not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming governorship election. The governor, who said the party was not a good option for people of the state, boasted that if he stopped talking about the current government, Nigerians would suffer. Fayose … Continue reading Nigerians Will Suffer If I Stop Talking– Fayose Boasts

How I Rejected Ex-Governor’s ₦405 Million Brief To Launder Money – Falana

Mr. Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria,has revealed that he rejected a ₦405 million brief from a former governor to help him launder funds abroad. He asked lawyers not to succumb to the lure of filthy lucre to assist politically exposed persons (PEPs) to commit financial crimes. Falana’s testimony at an anti-corruption workshop in Abuja … Continue reading How I Rejected Ex-Governor’s ₦405 Million Brief To Launder Money – Falana

Indonesia Executes 3 Nigerians Over Drug

Indonesia has carried out the executions of four drug convicts, including three foreigners.   The Indonesian man and three Nigerians were killed by firing squad shortly after midnight local time at the Nusakambangan prison island.   A further 10 convicts who had been expected to be killed had a last-minute stay of execution.   Amnesty … Continue reading Indonesia Executes 3 Nigerians Over Drug

FUTA Suspends Four Yahoo Yahoo Undergraduates Over ₦16 Million Fraud

The Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has indefinitely suspended four students of the institution, who were arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged ₦16 million Internet fraud.   The EFCC had arrested the affected four suspects and another from Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA).   The suspects were arrested at … Continue reading FUTA Suspends Four Yahoo Yahoo Undergraduates Over ₦16 Million Fraud

New UNIJOS VC Escapes Death, Gunmen Kill Security Guard, Seize Police Officer’s Gun

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Prof. Sebastian Maimoko, on Wednesday night escaped death when gunmen stormed his home, shooting dead a private security man and injuring a police officer and another private guard.   Maimoko was said to be away when the incident happened. A source said the injured security man … Continue reading New UNIJOS VC Escapes Death, Gunmen Kill Security Guard, Seize Police Officer’s Gun