1.1BIL DOLLARS MALABU OIL DEAL: ADOKE, ETETE AND OTHERS TO BE DOCKED FEB 15, 2018

Mr. Mohammed Adoke A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday fixed February 15, 2018, for the arraignment of former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Chief Dan Etete; Aliyu Abubakar, ENI SPA, Ralph Wetzels, Casula Roberto, Pujatti Stefeno, Burrafati Sebestiano and Malabu Oil and Gas Limited. Adoke was the AGF under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The former AGF and his co-accused are to face criminal trial for conspiring and defrauding the Federal Government of billions…

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MISAU DENIES MAKING ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AISHA BUHARI

Senator Isa Misau, has broken his silence on the reports that he dragged the first lady into the feud involving him and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.. Senator Isa Misau has denied making any allegations against First Lady, Aisha Buhari. Recall, it was reported earlier today that the Senator representing Bauchi Central in the upper chamber accused IGP Idris of giving the First Lady two SUVs. He reportedly raised the accusations when he appeared before the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Investigation of Various Allegations Levelled Against the Police.…

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POLICE OFFICERS COUGH OUT 70,000 BRIBE MONEY AFTER EXTORTING WRONG PEOPLE

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE It was a nasty experience for some police officers attached to the Area D Command, Mushin, Lagos over the purported N70,000 bribe money obtained from a top member of the Police Eminent Persons created by the Inspector General of Police, IGP. P.M.EXPRESS reports that the money became a sort of bone in their throats as they were forced to return the money they had already shared among themselves to the owner. The incident happened recently after some officers from the human rights section of the Command invaded an…

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PRINCIPAL OFFICERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY DENIED ACCESS TO THE VILLA AFTER BEING INVITED BY BUHARI FOR DINNER

re11(m): 8:56pm Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives , Yakubu Dogara and some principal officers of the National Assembly on Thursday night angrily turned back from Aso Rock. They were at the villa to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the 2018 appropriation bill. It was gathered that the lawmakers met at Saraki’ s house and left for the villa in a white coaster bus. An aide of one of the lawmakers told our correspondent that on getting to Aso Rock, the Chief Security Officer to…

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AMINU BABANGIDA APPOINTED UNITY BANK CHAIRMAN

Aminu Babangida, son of former Military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida has been appointed the Chairman of Unity Bank. Hide quoted text Babangida’s appointment was disclosed in a notice posted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange website on Thursday. The notice signed by Mohammed Shehu, the bank’s secretary, said the appointment was approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). According to the notice, Babangida will succeed Thomas Etuh, who recently retired from the bank. The notice reads, “This is to formally notify shareholder of Unity Bank Plc and other takeholders…

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SACK OUR COLLEAGUES, AND WE WILL GO ON STRIKE, TEACHERS WARN EL RUFAI

The Kaduna State Wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers on Thursday said they would shut down all public schools if any of its members is sacked by Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i. The teachers’ union was reacting to the governor’s statement two weeks ago, in which he announced plans to sack 21,780 primary school teachers who allegedly failed a competency test and replace them with 25,000 new ones. The NUT Chairman in the state, Audu Amba, said at a press conference in Kaduna, that the union would embark on total strike…

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120 PEOPLE KILLED BY FULANI HERDSMEN IN ZAMFARA WEDNESDAY BURIED, SEE PIX

PHOTO: Bodies of 120 people allegedly killed by Herdsmen laid to rest in Zamfara Punch Newspapers / Temitope Omogbolagun / 4 hours ago A mass burial has been organised for the 120 people allegedly killed by Fulani Herdsman on Saturday in Zamfara State This was made known in a Facebook post by one Waziri Mohammed who claims to be a member of staff of the National Emergency Management Agency. He wrote, “This is the burial of 120 people killed by killer herdsmen in Zamfara state on Saturday but unfortunately, our…

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MY PROPHET HUSBAND SLEPT WITH 5 FEMALE CHURCH MEMBERS

An Ado-Ekiti Customary Court, ‎on Thursday, dissolved the 16 years marriage between Mr Emmanuel Jegede and his wife, Olubunmi, both clergymen. The marriage was dissolved on the grounds of threat to life, provocation, stubbornness, lies and adultery. The petitioner, Mr Emmanuel Jegede, 41, a clergyman, a resident at Irewumi quarters, opposite Bawa Estate, Ado-Ekiti, told the court that the respondent was arrogant, lazy, stubborn and unsupportive. He explained that the respondent, who gave birth to three children for him, was not willing to work to assist him in taking care…

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