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NIGERIAN STUDENT JAILED IN US OVER $3.7m

A Nigerian student living in the United States, Amechi Amuegbunam, has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for perpetrating fraud to the tune of $3.7m. Amuegbunam, 30, was also ordered to pay $615, 555.12 in restitution for his role in a sophisticated email phishing scam otherwise known as Business Email Compromise that caused $3.7m loss to US companies. The ... Read More »

LAGOS HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY PASSES YORUBA LANGUAGE BILL INTO LAW

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill which makes the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in schools in the state into law. The passage of the bill was sequel to the bill successfully scaling through the third reading on the floor of the House. The bill, among others, makes the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in all ... Read More »

TENNIS CHAMPION SERENA WILLIAMS FLAUNTS NEW BABY TO THE WORLD

Tennis champion Serene Williams flaunts her new baby named Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr.  The new mother reveals there were complications during birth as they spent six days in the hospital. Baby Alexis is named after Serena’s father and husband Serena Williams has shared the most adorable photo of her new baby Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. on social media. The champion ... Read More »

HOW DEFORMITY SAVED WOMAN FROM BEING KIDNAPPED FOR RITUAL

Fate has smiled on a female corps member who escaped being used for ritual because of her deformity has narrated her ordeal. According to her, she boarded a bus on her way to her primary assignment around 5.00am on a Thursday morning. The young lady explained that after boarding the bus, she noticed that the conductor refused to pick up ... Read More »

EFCC CONFIRMS PLANS TO EXTRADITE FORMER JONATHAN’S MINISTER, DIEZANI

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed its plans to extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke to Nigeria over alleged corruption. The former minister of petroleum resources who served during the administration of Goodluck Jonathan was accused of misappropriating funds as the EFCC continued its investigation into her dealings. It was learnt that Ibrahim Magu who is the acting chairman of ... Read More »

HOW TASUED GRADUATE SELLS HUMAN HANDS FOR 25K

The Zone II Police Command, Onikan, Lagos has arrested a 30-year-old suspected member of the Eiye Confraternity, Oluwaseun Odeh, for alleged murder and sale of human body parts. Odeh, a graduate of Tai Solarin University of Education (TASUED), Ijebu-Ode, was allegedly involved in several killings of members of rival cult group, Aiye Confraternity. The suspect, who was paraded by the ... Read More »

EFCC MAKES AMAZING DISCOVERY OF PATIENCE JONATHAN’S N6bn ABUJA PLAZA

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered an uncompleted eight-storey building in a prime area of Abuja allegedly belonging to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The building, which has been described by the EFCC as a ‘magnificent architectural edifice,’ has not yet been valued by the commission. However, comparative analysis of similar buildings on several ... Read More »

PLEASE PAY SALARIES TO YOUR WORKERS, THEY ARE SUFFERING -PRESD. BUHARI TELLS GOVERNORS

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged governors that are owing salaries and pensions to pay their workers who depend solemnly on the money. President Buhari who met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers decried the way the Paris Club Refund was spent by some state governors. The Federal government had on May 4 released details of the second ... Read More »

EGBIN POWER BOSS IN NIGERIA WITHOUT A VISA, ALLEGES FASHOLA

The Minister of Power, Works and housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Nigeria Immigration Service to investigate the Managing Director of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey Jnr., an American, over his visa and work permit status in Nigeria. Fashola, who disclosed this at his 19th monthly meeting with operators in the electricity industry in Lagos on Monday, alleged ... Read More »