POLICE OFFICER’S LIFELESS BODY DISCOVERED BY HIS FIANCÉE, AS THEY PREPARE FOR WEDDING

The lifeless body of a policeman attached to Alausa Division, Lagos, was found in his room in Ojodu area of the state. The cause of his death could, however, not be ascertained and there was reportedly no gunshot injury on him to suggest any attack by gunmen. There were also no marks to suggest violence. Vanguard gathered that the deceased, identified as Sergeant GodsPower Okoro, who was in his 40s, was discovered lifeless on his bed by his fiancée, who came visiting Sunday morning. She reportedly raised the alarm after…

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SARAKI AND EKWEREMADU TOOK LESSONS ON PRISON LIFE BEFORE TRIAL- SOURCE

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have been tutored on how to live in a prison, a Senator told our correspondent. Saraki, Ekweremadu, outgoing Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa and the Deputy Clerk, Benedict Efeturi are standing trial at a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged forging of the Senate Rules book. It was gathered that the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) lectured the Senate leaders on Monday. Our correspondent gathered…

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IBB’S BACK, SEE THOSE HE RECEIVED TODAY AT HIS HILLTOP MANSION, BRIMMING WITH SMILES

Nigeria’s former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) retired, hosted National Emergency Management Agency NEMA, MOO team led by the Head of Operations, Mr. Slaku Lugard Bijimi -in his up-hill mansion in Minna, Niger state. The team paid a courtesy visit to brief the Elder-statesman on the activities of the agency and also show solidarity with him on his recovery from illness. Source; http://www.nationalhelm.net/2016/06/ibrahim-babangida-looking-lively-as-he.html

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MICHEL OBI FINALLY LEAVING CHELSEA

EXCLUSIVE: Mikel set to leave Chelsea unless Conte offers him first-team footballr John Obi Mikel could be set to leave Chelsea this summer in pursuit of regular first-team football, Goal understands. The midfielder, who has been with the Blues since 2006, has just one-year remaining on his current deal and is yet to receive assurances about his playing time ahead of the new season. Goal understands Mikel has spoken to inbound Chelsea boss Antonio Conte and is prepared to hold off a move away until he holds further discussions with…

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KEMI ADEOSUN ORDERS NERFUND STAFF BACK TO WORK

The Federal Government on Tuesday directed the immediate re-opening of the National Economic Reconstruction Fund almost one week after it was shut. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, gave the directive in a statement issued by the Director of information in the ministry, Mr Salisu Dambata. The minister in the statement directed all members of staff of the agency to return to their duty posts immediately as the crisis within the organisation has been resolved. The statement reads in part, “The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has directed…

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COURT SENDS FANI KAYODE NENADI USMAN AND ONE OTHER, BACK TO PRISON

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the remand of a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, and two others in prison over an alleged fraud of N4.6bn. Justice Suleiman Hassan gave the remand order shortly after Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman and Danjuma Yusuf were arraigned before him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge said the three accused persons were to remain in the prison custody pending the determination of their bail applications, the hearing of which has been fixed for July 1, 2016. Joined with…

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TELL YOUR SOLDIERS TO RETURN MY SYMBOL OF AUTHORITY, TOMPOLO TELLS BUHARI

WARRI- FORMER militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, complained to President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, that the military had not returned his symbol of authority as the chief priest of Egbesu Shrine, Oporoza, Gbaramatu Kingdom, removed from the traditional temple about a month ago. Tompolo in an open letter to the President said that the incident occurred about 31 days ago when soldiers invaded Oporoza in his absence in search of him on allegation that he was behind the bombing of oil facilities in the region. Besides the abomination, he said…

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READ WHAT HAPPENED IN COURT TODAY AS FAYOSE ATTEMPTS TO LIFT THE FREEZING ORDER ON HIS ACCOUNT IN COURT

Efforts made by Governor Ayodele Fayose to reverse the restriction order placed on his accounts frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) in Zenith Bank Plc was temporarily halted on Tuesday as the Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti, deferred ruling on the mandatory order being sought to reverse the directive. The EFCC had last week Tuesday allegedly frozen Fayose’s account numbers 1003126654 and 9013074033 in Zenith bank for alleged money laundering running into N1.2 billion being money allegedly taken from the $2.1 billion arms fund in the…

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