67-YR OLD HACKS INTO FIRST BANK ACCOUNT STEALS 16 MIL NAIRA

67-year-old Nigerian Woman Hacks First Bank Account, Steals N16.2 Million 67-year-old woman has been arraigned before the Lagos State Magistrate Court at Igbosere, Lagos, for allegedly hacking into a First Bank Plc account and stealing N16.2million. The woman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, was arraigned on a five-count charge of fraudulent diversion, was arrested following a complaint from Solomon Akhanolu, Head of the Department of Forensic Auditors of First Bank. Oluloye pleaded not guilty to the five counts and was granted bail by Folashade Olukoya, the presiding magistrate and the chief magistrate…

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SANWO-OLU MAKES U-TURN, SAYS HE NEVER PROMISED TO RESOLVE APAPA GRIDLOCK IN 60 DAYS

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made a U-turn, insisting that he never promised to solve the Apapa gridlock crisis in 60 days. The governor said this while fielding questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Tuesday. Sanwo-Olu, who was still governor-elect on May 18, 2019 had during an interactive session with his classmates at the Executive Master of Business Administration class, University of Lagos, 1998/2000 set, said that he would end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days…

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PDP SLAMS CONTEMPT CHARGE AGAINST INEC

 Muhammad Bukar  The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in a war of wits with the opposition PDP as the party has now filed a petition before the Governorship Election Tribunal against the Commission alleging denial to access elections materials. The PDP is accusing INEC of alleged violation of orders of the court, which instructed the commission to allow them access to electoral materials. In the petition, PDP accused the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kano, Professor Risqua Shehu Arabic of alleged contempt of court for…

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APC GOVERNORS: WHAT WE DISCUSSED WITH THE PRESIDENT

On the reason for the meeting This morning, Mr President graciously granted audience to the Progressive Governors Forum. We came to congratulate him on the National Assembly elections and thank him for the confidence he has in the Progressive Governors Forum members who participated actively in all the processes that led to the emergence of Senator Ahmad Lawan as Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege as Deputy Senate President, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as Speaker, and Hon. Ahmed Wase as Deputy Speaker. Furthermore, we used the opportunity to thank Mr President for all…

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WIFE OF SLAIN NSCDC OFFICER RAINS CURSES ON HUSBAND’S KILLERS AS 2 POLICEMEN ARE ARRAIGNED OVER HIS MURDER

There was a drama in a high court at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Nyanya, on Tuesday in Abuja as the wife of a slain civil defence officer (Ogar Jombo), Mrs. Ada Jombo, rained curses on the alleged killers of her husband. The matter which came up before Justice Muawiyah B. Idris was adjourned until September 19, October 7 and 9  for further hearing after the prosecution counsel had asked the court for an adjournment which was granted. Ada who was also in the court to monitor the proceeding could…

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APC NWC TO DECIDE MODE OF KOGI GUBER PRIMARY

In a stakeholders meeting by the Haddy Ametuo-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Kogi State executive, held in Lokoja, on Monday, the faction resolved to allow the National Working Committee (NWC) wade in and determine the mode of election to be adopted for the August governorship primary. This was contained in the communiqué issued at the end of its meeting, through the factional secretary, Ade Ismail. The communique reads: “We will like to announce to the public that the APC has not made an official decision on whether to adopt the…

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EDO NEW SPEAKER ELECTED BY 9 OUT OF 24 MEMBERS RESUMES DUTY AMIDST CONTROVERSY

Mr Frank Okiye, the newly elected Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, assumed duty at the assembly complex on Tuesday. Okiye, who addressed newsmen at the complex, thanked members and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the confidence reposed in him. “l am happy and very elated. Edo people, my party and the members of the House have found me worthy for the position as the Speaker of the Edo House of Assembly. “Am not the best, but this responsibility is divine,” he said. The Speaker said other elected lawmakers,…

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WE ARE NOT YET RECEIVING ALLOCATIONS DIRECTLY FROM FG, ALGON CHAIRMAN REVEALS

Mr. Aminu Maifata, Nasarawa State Chairman of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria has dispelled rumours that local councils had received direct funding from the Federation Account. Maifata who is also the Chairman of Lafia Local Government Area told journalists on Tuesday in Lafia that it was untrue that the 13 LGAs in the state had already received June allocation directly from the federation account. “Though there was a directive by the Nigerian Financial Unit that from June 2019, there would be a new financial regime at the LGAs, no…

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GBAJABIAMILA’S MEN VISIT DOGARA

The campaign team of the newly elected speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has paid a visit to the immediate past head of the lower chamber, Yakubu Dogara. Legit.ng understands that the visit of the team to some of top leaders in the country is aimed at helping Gbajabiamila fortify the seat ahead of the next four years. At the time of this report, details of the meeting between the team led by Abdulmumin Jibrin and Dogara were not made public. It was also not known if the…

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CATHOLIC PRIESTS MEET IN KADUNA OVER INSECURITY

Catholic priests drawn from the 36 states of the Federation and the Abuja are currently meeting in Kaduna over the spate of kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry and general insecurity in the country. Though the gathering is the Annual General Meeting of the Nigeria Catholic Diocesan Priests’ Association, the meeting would discuss the spate of killings, kidnapping and other related crimes confronting the land. The AGM which holding at the Catholic Social Centre in the state capital, has as its theme: ‘The Imperative of Good Governance for a secure and Prosperous…

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