Alleged N388m fraud: Court orders retrial of ex-Lagos Speaker, Ikuforiji

Adeyemi Ikuforiji

Adeyemi Ikuforiji The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the retrial of a former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, who was charged with money laundering offences involving N338m. A five-man panel of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Mary Peter-Odilli, unanimously ruled that the case be re-assigned to another judge of the More...

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Yusuf Buhari
By metro On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Yusuf Buhari recovers after bike accident, ready for discharge — Presidency

Yusuf Buhari The health of Yusuf, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was admitted into Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, on December 26, 2017, following injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, has improved remarkably More...

Buhari
By metro On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Why Buhari approved payment of N40m to Obasanjo, Jonathan, Atiku, others – SGF, Mustapha

Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has disclosed why the Federal Government paid N40m to former presidents instead of buying them vehicles as prescribed by the law. Mustapha said More...

By metro On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Army kill arrested militant, Karowei, others

The Joint Task Force, JTF Operation Delta Safe on Friday, January 12 says the arrested militant leader, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as ‘Karowei’ and some of his criminal gang died this morning during More...

Fayose
By metro On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Fayose attacks Buhari over appointment of northerner as NIA DG

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing the sacked National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director General, Ambassador Ayo Oke with another northerner, Ahmed Rufai More...

Ambode
By metro On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Ambode sacks 3 aides, appoints Hakeem Fahm, 4 others

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday reshuffled his cabinet, dropping three members and appointing five new ones. Mr Tunji Bello, the Secretary to the State Government, in a statement, named the three More...

NLC
By metro On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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NLC protest: Police flood Kaduna with 8, 000 personnel

The police have deployed 8, 000 personnel across Kaduna metropolis ahead of the protest by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the sack of 36,000 civil servants by Gov Nasir El-Rufa’i. The News Agency of Nigeria More...

Soyinka
By metro On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Soyinka: Impunity of herdsmen must be stopped

Soyinka Nobel Laureate urges the Nigerian government to do more in resolving the violence between herdsmen and farmers It is happening all over again. History is repeating itself and, alas, within such an agonisingly More...

By metro On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Lagos set to evacuate 5000 tonnes of waste daily

Lagos state is set to evacuate 5,000 metric tonnes of waste daily to its new landfill in Epe, in collaboration with Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, under the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI). Thomas Forgacs, Chief More...

By metro On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Nigerians attacked in South Africa again

xenophobic Four Nigerians are in critical condition in a South African  hospital while some shops and a guest house have been burnt in renewed attacks by South Africans. Mr Paul Nwanedo, chairman, Nigerian Union, More...