Nigerian Oil Tycoon Wagbatsoma Jailed In UK For Money Laundering

Wagbatsoma was also disqualified from being a company director for six years.

Nigerian Oil Tycoon Wagbatsoma Jailed In UK For Money Laundering

A Nigerian businessman Walter Wagbatsoma, 47, was on Wednesday sentenced to three years and six months imprisonment for money laundering in the United Kingdom. Wagbatsoma was also disqualified from being a company director for six years. According to Lincolnshire police, fraudulently obtained funds in the UK were laundered through an account in Dubai under the […]

‘Kill and be killed’ — Fayose warns Benue indigenes

Babuga Dengi, a herdsman, has been killed in a bush between Irele and Oke Ako in Ikole local government area of Ekiti state.

‘Kill and be killed’ — Fayose warns Benue indigenes

Babuga Dengi, a herdsman, has been killed in a bush between Irele and Oke Ako in Ikole local government area of Ekiti state. The killing suspected to be carried out by some indigenes of Benue state in Ekiti sparked tension. At a meeting with stakeholders from the Fulani and Benue communities, Ayo Fayose, governor of the state,  said there […]

Niger Delta Avengers set to resume attacks

Last November, the long-dormant group said a militant cease-fire was over and the next campaign would be “brutish, brutal and bloody.”

Niger Delta Avengers set to resume attacks

The Niger Delta Avengers said on Wednesday that its next round of attacks targeting deep water operations would be bloody. Nigeria is a member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) that has exemption from its effort to balance an oversupplied market with coordinated production cuts. Nigeria got the exemption because it needs oil […]

Boko Haram vehicle workshop destroyed in Sambisa

NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday.

Boko Haram vehicle workshop destroyed in Sambisa

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) remotely-piloted aircraft (RPA) on Monday successfully destroyed an emerging Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) vehicle workshop in the Sambisa general area. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya disclosed this in a statement issued on Wednesday. He said: “A NAF Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance platform had […]

We dont want nor need herdsmen on our land – Igbo Youths

“We condemn vehemently the terrorist attack of the Fulani herdsmen and call for self -defence as a measure to halt it.

Irked by the gruesome murder of about 73 persons in Benue State by suspected herdsmen recently, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, Worldwide Wednesday banned the activities of killer herdsmen in the 95 local government areas of the South-east geopolitical zone of the country. The organisation therefore asked the federal government to without further delay declare […]

DSS poised to arrest Fani Kayode for daring to speak against herdsmen rampage in Benue.

His purported attempted arrest came barely a few hours after he condemned the Fulani herdsmen’s attack on Benue, Taraba, and Adamawa States.

DSS poised to arrest Fani Kayode for daring to speak against herdsmen rampage in Benue.

Report reaching Lagos Herald, on Tuesday, revealed that the Department of State Security Services, DSS, on Tuesday morning, made an attempt to arrest former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode. His purported attempted arrest came barely a few hours after he condemned the Fulani herdsmen’s attack on Benue, Taraba, and Adamawa States. In an exclusive message […]

DSS’ attempt to arrest preacher resisted by Jos youths

The security agents were said to have laid siege to the church till 11.30pm on Monday, but were prevented from arresting the cleric by the youths.

DSS’ attempt to arrest preacher resisted by Jos youths

There was apprehension in Jos on Tuesday as youths numbering over 100 resisted the arrest of a radical pastor and the General Overseer of the Evangelical Outreach Ministries international, Prophet Isa El-Buba, `by operatives of the Department of State Services. Northern City News learnt that the DSS allegedly accused the cleric of delivering an inciting […]

Boko Haram Struck Again, Kills Many In Adamawa

Pallam is the hometown of the Deputy Speaker of the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Emmanuel Tsamdu.

Boko Haram Struck Again, Kills Many In Adamawa

Reports from Adamawa say many people have been killed and others abducted in a fresh attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Pallam community in Madagali Local Government Area. Residents, local officials confirmed on Tuesday that the attack came barely a week after the terrorists launched a similar attack on neighbouring Wanu, Kamale and Kafin Hausa […]

FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan’s property

A property allegedly belonging to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, was on Tuesday demolished by the federal capital territory (FCT) development control department.

FCTA demolishes Patience Jonathan’s property

A property allegedly belonging to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, was on Tuesday demolished by the federal capital territory (FCT) development control department. The building, which is inside A. Aruera Reachout Foundation/Women For Change and Development Initiative, is situated on Shehu Yar’Adua Way along Mabushi-Kado Life Camp Expressway, Abuja. Emmanuel Anene, a lawyer with […]

Bitcoin nosedive due to fear

Fears grew of a regulatory crackdown has forced the Bitcoin to slid as much as 14 per cent on Tuesday to hit a four-week low below $12,000.

Bitcoin nosedive due to fear

Fears grew of a regulatory crackdown has forced the Bitcoin to slid as much as 14 per cent on Tuesday to hit a four-week low below $12,000. The fear was fuelled with reports that South Korea was planning to ban trading in cryptocurrencies. South Korean news website Yonhap reported that Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon had […]

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