Badeh’s killer: The Money On Him Was More Than I Had Ever Seen

Shuaibu Rabi One of the suspects arrested in connection with the killing of Air Marshal Alex Badeh, former Chief of Defence Staff has given a chilling account of the attack, in a leaked video. The suspect identified as Shuaibu Rabi said his gang wanted to rob the retired general, but they also killed him in the process. He spoke in Hausa in the video. The suspect in the video said he and his friends received information that Badeh was in possession of a huge sum of money which he wanted…

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From left, the Governor of Taraba State, Darius Dickson Ishaku, The Lord Bishop of the Diocese of Lagos, The Rt. Rev. (Dr.) Humphrey B. Olumakaiye, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), his wife, Senator Daisy Danjuma and the Archbishop of Enugu Province, The Most Rev (Dr.) Emmanuel Chukwuma during the thanksgiving service marking the 81st birthday celebration of General Danjuma at Cathedral Church of Christ, marina Lagos today, December 9, 2018

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$8.1Bn MTN-CBN Repatriation: Court hearing For December 4

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till Dec. 4, hearing in a dispute between MTN Nigeria and the Central Bank of Nigeria over alleged illegal repatriation of $8.1 billion by the telecoms company. Justice Saliu Saidu also adjourned till Nov. 8, hearing in a case of $2.0 billion tax non-payment made against MTN Nigeria by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). MTN filed the suits. It is seeking an injunction to restrain the CBN and AGF from taking further actions to reclaim the alleged debts. The CBN alleged…

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Fmr. PDP BOT Chairman, Tony Anenih, dies @ 85

Chief Tony Anenih One time Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih has reportedly died at the age of 85. Reports say Anenih died at a private hospital in Abuja on Sunday. A source close to the family, who confirmed the development but chose to remain anonymous said the children of the elder statesman would issue an official statement in Abuja soon. The former minister of works, who lost his eldest son, Eugene, in May, 2017, after the death of his wife, Patricia, turned…

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Alternative Dispute Resolution Will Enhance AMCON Debt Recovery – CJN, President, Court of Appeal

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Mr. Walter Onnoghen, GCON (sitting 5th left); President Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa CFR (sitting 4th left); Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Mr. Ahmed Lawan Kuru (sitting 4th right), others justices of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal at the conference, which held at National Judicial Institute (NJI), Abuja In a move that would enable Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) meet its recovery mandate before its sunset period, the duo of the Hon. Chief Justice of Nigeria,…

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Lagos Generates 15,000 New Jobs In Two Years – LSETF

=N=6Bn Disbursed To 8,000 Beneficiaries No fewer than 15,000 jobs have been created in Lagos by the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) in the last two years, its Executive Secretary, Mr. Akintunde Oyebode, said on Tuesday. Speaking to journalists and some Masters Research Students in his office, he said at least 8000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and businesses have also accessed approximately N6billion since inception of the ETF, an initiative of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration through which N25billion was earmarked to be disbursed over a period…

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AMVCAs 2018: Fun, Glamour, Glitz, Victories For African Screen Acts

For the 6th year, the annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards seems to be rapidly garnering more momentum. The 6th edition held at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday, September 1, 2018 proved to be a testament to this fact as it exhibited every glamour and glitz synonymous with an event of that magnitude for those in attendance as well as millions of viewers across the globe Here are some of the fun moments at the 6th edition of the annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice…

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Lagos To Engage 10 bakeries For Coconut Bread Production

Coconut bread The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday said that the state would engage 10 major bakeries to ensure the mass production of coconut bread. The governor made the disclosure during the World Coconut Day and 7th Lagos Heritage Festival, tagged “AGUNKFEST 2018″ in Badagry, Lagos. Themed “Harnessing Coconut Production for Economic Empowerment and Tourism Development in Lagos State”, Ambode was represented at the festival by Mr Babatunde Hunpe, his Special Adviser on Environment, who said that this was to ensure more market avenue for coconut utilisation.…

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Sack Of DSS Boss, Lawal Daura, Not Yet Uhuru, Afenifere FG

Mr. Yinka Odumakin The sack of the Director-General of the Directorate of State Security, Lawal Daura, by the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is unimpressive, the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said. This was made known by the Publicity Secretary of the Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, who spoke on the development. He said Daura could not have carried out the invasion without the permission of either President Buhari who is in London or the acting president Yemi Osinbajo. Said he: “The only difference between the democratic and military governments is…

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Erstwhile DSS DG Lawal Daura Arrested, Detained

Mr. Lawal Musa Daura The sacked Director-General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Musa Daura, has been reportedly arrested by a combined team of the Police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for “breaching national security”. Recall that Mr Lawal Daura, was sacked Tuesay by acting President Yemi Osinbajo. Reports revealed that Daura was ferried away via three Police vans including two Toyota Hilux vehicles and a jeep after being arrested by a combined team of the Police and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for “breaching national security”.…

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