Super Eagles arrive in South Africa

Nigeria overcame flight hitches became the first African country, outside of the hosts, to hit South Africa for the World Cup. The Super Eagles landed at Durban’s new King Shaka International Airport at 1100 hours local time and proceeded to make the 90-minute drive to their Protea Hotel Waterfront lodgings at Richards Bay, 160 kilometres […]

Yerima: Sharia Council drags Mark, Bankole, NHRC to Court

The controversy surrounding the marriage of Senator Ahmed Yerima to an Egyptian 13 year old, is gaining storm, as the Registered Trustees of Supreme Council for Sharia in Nigeria has dragged to an Abuja High Court, the heads of the two chambers of the National Assembly, and the National Human Right Commission (NHRC). The Sharia […]

UK court convicts Ibori’s Mistress.

A UK jury has found James Ibori’s associate, Udoamaka Okoronkwo, guilty on three counts of money laundering, in a verdict delivered today at the Southwark Crown Court, London. The conviction of Ms. Okoronkwo came a day after Christine Ibie-Ibori, James Ibori’s sister, was similarly declared guilty of money laundering and mortgage fraud by the same […]

MAN IMPERSONATES ACTOR DESMOND ELLIOT, OBTAINS OVER $6,000 (DOLLAR) FROM US CITIZEN

Gertha, a Haitian-American woman has been manipulated by an impostor in Nigeria and at the last count, she lost over $6000 Dollar. The fraudster who duped Gertha impersonated top Nigerian Nollywood actor, Desmond Elliot using Facebook and other online means to perpetuate the criminal act. In a phone conversation with Gertha from her base in […]

N50M BRIBE: APPEAL COURT ACQUITS WABARA, OTHERS

After seven years on trial, former Senate President Chief Adolphous Wabara, former Education Minister Prof. Fabian Osuji and Senator Ibrahim Abdulazeez were yesterday set free from criminal charges of obtaining N50 million bribe and breach of public trust. The Court of Appeal in Abuja set the trio free and quashed the 15-count charge brought against […]

2011 elections in jeopardy –INEC boss

Acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Solomon Soyebi, yesterday painted a gloomy picture of the 2011 general elections, stressing that one of the greatest problems being faced was time. He said the period was so short that the electoral body might not be able to meet up with the requirement for […]

Bukhari Bello is new INEC boss – Vanguard

BARRING any last minute change of mind by President Goodluck Jonathan, there are very strong indications that Bukhari Bello would replace out-going National Chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Maurice Iwu and this is authoritative. In addition, the National Council of State, NCS, a body made up of past heads of state […]

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