₦45bn: Lagos Assembly Probes Ambode Over Purchase Of 820 Buses

The Lagos State House Assembly has set up a committee to investigate the purchase of 820 buses by the administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The lawmakers said the governor did not get the approval to buy 820 of the 5,000 buses he proposed for mass transit in the state. In a motion titled, ‘Lagos State House of Assembly Motion Number 2,’ the lawmaker representing Eti Osa Constituency 2, Gbolahan Yishawu, said the executive proposed to spend ₦17bn to purchase the buses in the 2017 budget, but it was not…

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FBI/EFCC Wanted List: Yahoo boys flee Nigeria to The Gambia, S/Africa, Ghana, Dubai

Days after the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, vowed to fish out Nigerians indicted in the recent United States wire scam, Saturday Sun has learnt that most of the young men with questionable source of living are currently on the run. While many have gone underground, those with the means have fled to some West African nations and even beyond the sub-region to evade arrest. On August 22 , a 252-count federal grand jury indictment charged 77 Nigerians for alleged involvement in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars…

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EFCC Arrests Two Suspected FBI- Linked Internet Fraudsters

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Office have arrested two suspected internet fraudsters linked to the on- going collaborative investigations between the EFCC and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI.  Our souce gathered that the suspects were separately arrested in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and Owerri, Imo State. One of them, Ogbonnah Atoukaritou, a leader of a loose syndicate of fraudsters allegedly engaged in Business Email Compromise, BEC, was arrested in Port Harcourt while the other suspect, Alpha Chidi Egbeonu, suspected to be involved…

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Van Dijk beats Messi, Ronaldo to win UEFA Player of the Season award

Virgil van Dijk beat Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the men’s UEFA Player of the Year award. The winner was announced on Thursday night during the Champions League draw ceremony in Monaco. The talismanic centre-back helped guide the Reds to European Cup glory, keeping a clean sheet as Jurgen Klopp’s men defeated Tottenham 2-0 in Madrid. Messi, the top scorer in the Champions League, beat Liverpool’s Sadio Mane and long-term rival Cristiano Ronaldo to win the UEFA Champions League forward of the Season Award. Virgil van Dijk beat…

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Busted!!! Money In Foreign Currency Hidden In Abuja’s Aso Drive – Whistle-blower

A huge amount of money, believed to be proceeds of corruption, has been discovered to be hidden in an apartment somewhere in Aso Drive, Abuja, a whistle-blower who pleaded anonymity our source. The whistle-blower said the money, mostly in foreign currencies, was perfectly kept in cartons of bottled water, possibly for covert operations “Last week, we ran into high-profile personalities, who made arrangements on how to move a huge amount of money in Dollars. The money was perfectly and neatly arranged in cartons of bottled water. “The money is in…

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Kogi Governorship: Delegates caught with already written ballot papers With Gov. Bello’s name

Reports reaching us has it that, the delegates sold their votes to Gov Bello. In collaboration with the security agents, there’s operation “show your card and collect money” going on. Condition for collection of money is that the card must carry the name “Yahaya Bello” on it. our reporter caught on camera already prepared ballot papers with Yahaya Bello name on it before voting commence.

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kogi APC Primaries: Yahaya Bello defeats Lulu, others, clinches APC guber ticket

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, has emerged flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16 governorship election. A total of 3,596 delegates were accredited in the primary which held in Lokoja, the state capital. According to our reporter who is reporting live from the stadium at Lokoja venue of the state primary, the governor secured 3, 127 votes. while the former chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi who came second behind the incumbent governor scored 110 votes The aspirants who contested against…

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Igbo Police officers are marginalised; no DIG, AIG from the S’East– Intersociety laments

A leading rights group in the South East geopolitical zone, International Society for Civil Liberties & Rule of Law, Intersociety, has accused authorities of the Nigeria Police Force of marginalizing the South East region in the promotion and appointment of senior police officers, lamenting that no Igbo man is a member of the police management team. The group in a statement said the zone has no Deputy Inspector of Police, DIG, no Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, few commissioners of police. “There are no serving Igbo senior police officers…

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‘Boko Haram now attacks without any countermeasure’ — Borno residents write Buhari

Residents of Borno say they have lost confidence in the military over the lingering Boko Haram crisis.  In an open letter signed by Hassan Boguma, a traditional ruler, the residents accused the military of not doing enough, saying Boko Haram now attacks without any countermeasure.  The letter comes after Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, blamed the military over recent attacks on Gubio and Magumeri local government areas in the state. While addressing state house correspondents at the weekend, the governor had said theestablishment of “super camps” had made it easy for the insurgents…

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WE DID NOT DEMOLISH ANY MOSQUE IN RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOVERNOR WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as unfortunate the false Information being circulated that the State Government demolished a Mosque in Port Harcourt, saying that the false report was planted by mischief makers to create disaffection. Addressing journalists at the location on Biambo Street Off, School Road by Mami Market Junction, near Rainbow Estate on Monday., Governor Wike said there was no Mosque on ground, hence nothing was demolished. He said: “I received calls from several prominent Nigerians 8on the fake news being circulated online. I have come here…

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