Emefiele Gets Relief, Receives N300m Bail At Abuja High Court

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, granted the immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, bail of N300 million, following his arraignment on the unlawful redesign of the naira notes. Emefiele was accused of

Police Nab Two “One-Chance” Armed Robbery Suspects In Nasarawa

The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested two suspects for alleged “one-chance” robbery operations in the state. “One-chance” refers to a robbery operation were armed robbers use disguised commercial vehicles to pick unsuspecting passengers and dispossess them of their valuables while in

JUST IN: Six More Abducted Kogi Varsity Students Rescued

The Kogi state government has announced the rescue of six more students, bringing the number of kidnapped students so far rescued to twenty. This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday, May 14, by the state commissioner for information, Kingsley Fanwo. The commissioner said:

Alleged N10b Airport Contract Fraud: Sirika, Brother’s Arraignment Shifted To May 23

The planned arraignment of ex-Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika; his brother, Ahmad Sirika, and a firm – Enginos Nigeria Limited on a fresh eight-count charge has been postponed till May 23. In the new charge filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the

Emefiele To Be Arraigned Tomorrow Over Unlawful N124.8b Withdrawal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will arraign a former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele tomorrow over the unlawful withdrawal of N124.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation. The agency also accused him of approving the printing of

Suspected Herders Kill Pregnant Woman, 10 Others In Benue

Unknown gunmen have again killed 11 people, including a pregnant woman, in Ole’Adag’aklo village in Usha Council Ward of Agatu LGA of Benue State. According to the residents of the area, the gunmen stormed the village on Sunday evening and unleashed mayhem on

Singer Simi Flaws Police For ‘Counselling’ Man Arrested For Posting Daughter’s Naked Pictures Online

Popular singer, Simisola Kosoko, aka Simi, has faulted the Nigeria Police for saying they will “counsel” Musa Suleman, the Edo dad arrested for engaging his four-year-old daughter, Sarah Suleman, who is a kid model, in adult content on social media. The Nigeria Police

JUST IN: Terrorists Kill Soldier, Abduct Stepmother In Kaduna

A soldier identified as Yahaya Ayuba (Zabuyia) has been reportedly killed, while his stepmother was abducted at Anguwan Rimi village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State. A family member, Mr Kantiok Solomon, confirmed the sad incident to PUNCH Online on

Bullied Abuja Student, Namtira Bwara Sues Lead British International School, Demands N500m For Damages

Namtira Bwala, a student of Lead British International School, Abuja, who was bullied by her colleagues in the school, has filed a civil suit against the school management. Bwala said that the school failed in its obligation to provide a safe and conducive

Landlady, Husband Escapes After Disposing Tenant’s Corpse Into Carnal

A landlord, Bola Abiodun, and her husband, identified simply as Sunday, have flown their Temidire community home in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State after allegedly disposing of their tenant’s body in a canal. Our correspondent learnt that the incident, which