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Businesswoman Forfeits N206m to FG

Ladipo Sanusi/ A Federal High Court, Lagos today ordered N206 million to be forfeited to the federal government. The money belonged to a businesswoman, Akinola Olubunmi...

Police Ask Court to Punish Evans’ Lawyer, Dismiss N300m Fundamental Rights Suit

Ladipo Sanusi/ The police on Tuesday asked a Federal High Court, in Lagos, to punish controversial Lagos lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje. Ogungbeje is the lawyer of suspected...

‘Resume or Resign’ Protest Turns Bloody, Charley Boy Escapes Lynching in Abuja

Rotimi Morgan/ Eyewitnesses say a bloody clash has broken out between Hausa and Igbo traders at the popular Wuse market Abuja. The two groups are reportedly...

Finally, Police Admit Their Men Extort Innocent Victims through ATMs

Matilda Omonaiye/ Police authorities have admitted the long-standing allegations that some of their men extort members of the public by forcing them to withdraw money...

Police Arrest Evil Stepmother, Father, Who Tried to Kill Their Girl in Ogun

After spending two days with a sliced-off finger and body bound in a sack left by a roadside, in Ogun State, a rescued 7-year-old...

SPDC Remits $31bn to Federation Account

Rotimi Morgan/ Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) remitted 29.8 billion dollars to the federation account and 1.2 billion dollars to Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)...

Sultan Calls for Devolution of Economy, Not Restructuring of Nigeria

NAN The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, today called on Nigerians to focus on devolution of economy rather than restructuring the country. According to the...

N57.6m Debt: Oil Firm, Omritas Energy, Battles Winding-up Suit

Ladipo Sanusi/ Unless a Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos decides otherwise, a firm, Omritas Energy Limited may be forced to wind up operations over its...

ASUU Goes on Nationwide Strike

Segilola Akinwande/ The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite nationwide strike due to the Federal Government’s failure to fulfill...

Council Chairman Gives Oshodi-Isolo Facelift

Rotimi Morgan/ Residents of Oshodi-Isolo area of Lagos now have cause to smile as the council Chairman, Mr Bolaji Ariyoh embarks on 'Operation Fix Oshodi'...

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Nigerian Woman Kept as Slave for 10 Years in London

Ololade Adeyanju/ A UK high court has heard how a Nigerian lady was kept as a slave for 10 years at a London home. The victim,...

BBC to Launch Yoruba, Igbo News Services

Taibat Shittu/ The British Broadcasting Corporation will soon introduce Yoruba and Igbo news services. These will form part of a 12 new language services the BBC...