Omg! EFCC re-arrests police pension chief

Omg! EFCC re-arrests police pension chief

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday re- arrested the director of Police Pension Unit, John Yusuf. Yusuf was released by an High Court in Abuja on Monday after paying N750, 000 fine for conniving with others to defraud the police pension office of N27.2bn. Reports quoting the EFCC spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said […]

EFCC kicks against judgment

EFCC kicks against judgment

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday rejected a six-year jail term with an option of fine for John Yakubu Yusuf, one of the six persons standing trial in the N32.8billion Police Pension scam. The option of fine given to the convict by Justice Mohammed Talba of the FCT High Court is N750, 000. […]

$50m boost for Mali mission

$50m boost for Mali mission

With renewed commitments towards restoring peace in Mali, the African Heads of States and Governments, under the auspices of the African Union (AU), yesterday proposed to contribute $50 million for the African-led International Support Mission in Mali (AFISMA). AU Chairman Mr. Hailemariam Dessalegn broke the news while highlighting the decisions made at the just concluded […]

Boko Haram Unreliable, says FG

The Federal Government will speak on the Boko Haram ceasefire offer after it has critically studied the conditions given by the sect. According to a Presidency source, who does not want to be quoted, the government is not in a hurry to jump at the offer. “From our experience, the sect is not reliable and […]

We are not opposed to Jonathan – Governors

We are not opposed to Jonathan – Governors

Governors under the umbrella of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday debunked the allegations that are working against President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, saying they are not a problem to the nation. The Elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, had faulted the activities of the governors’ forum and declared the forum […]

President Jonathan promises Nigerians world-class health facilities

President Jonathan promises Nigerians world-class health facilities

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday inaugurated a 150-bed China-Aided Federal Staff Hospital at Jabi, Abuja, with a pledge to provide world-class health facilities to Nigerians. Jonathan, who was represented by Vice-President Namadi Sambo, said the US$12.5 million hospital, which he called, Nigerian-Chinese National Hospital, would cater for the medical needs of not only public servants […]

El-Rufai Apologises For Tweeting Jesus, Mary Joke

El-Rufai Apologises For Tweeting Jesus, Mary Joke

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has apologised for the ‘Jesus joke’ he retweeted on Twitter. Ogunyemi Bukola, with the handle @zebbook, had tweeted: “If Jesus criticized Jonathan’s govt, Maku/Abati/Okupe will say he slept with Mary Magdalene”. After this, El-Rufai copied the tweet and added the letters “LWKMD” which means “Laugh Wan Kill Me Die”[Laughter will kill me].     […]

Nigeria Corruption: A pension thief fine N750,000 for stealing N27 billion

Nigeria Corruption: A pension thief fine N750,000 for stealing N27 billion

Surprise pervaded a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on Monday when a director of the Police Pension Office, Mr. John Yusuf, was handed down only a two-year jail sentence for conniving with others to defraud the office and pensioners of N27.2bn. Yusuf admitted to stealing N2bn of the money. But he would not spend […]

Nigerian Couple Killed By Bus While Having S*x Along A Busy Highway

Two lovebirds died while playing the ‘Adam and Eve’ game after the vehicle they had turned into a bedroom was sideswiped by a bus near Kwekwe. Police confirmed the accident but could not say whether the two were having Sêx or not. However, a source who called our news crew, said it was suspected that […]