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Ned Nwoko gives name to his new baby

As Regina Daniels glorifies God for making her a mother The Abuja residence of billionaire politician and philanthropist; Hon. Ned Nwoko was a beehive of activities on Friday, as family members, relatives, friends, Nollywood personalities and other well-wishers joined him and his actress wife, Regina Daniels Nwoko to celebrate the naming event of their newly born baby boy; Munir Neji Nwoko, even as Regina was full of praises to God for making her a mother. The amiable founder of STARS University, Idumuje Ugboko, Delta State; though not a first time...
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Erring senior police officers dismissed

Others Demoted Ten senior officers of the Nigeria Police Force found guilty of certain anti-service activities in the line of duty have been dismissed by the Police Service Commission (PSC) which recently approved the promotion of over six thousand others to various ranks. A statement on Monday by the Commission’s Head of Press and Public Relations, Mr. Ikechukwu Ani said the dismissal was part of the decisions taken by the PSC currently under the Chairmanship of Alhaji Musiliu Smith; a former Inspector General of Police. According to Ani, eight other...
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UK has opted out of EU coronavirus vaccine programme, sources say

EU to invest €2bn on vaccines now being tested but UK officials say scheme benefits are ‘limited’ The UK government has rejected the chance to join the European Union’s coronavirus vaccine programme due to concerns over “costly delays”, according to sources. The EU is planning to spend around €2bn (£1.8bn) on the advance purchase of vaccines that are undergoing testing on behalf of the 27 member states. Negotiations with Brussels have been ongoing but Alok Sharma, the business secretary, is believed to have opted out of the opportunity, according to...
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Group condemns Abia Speaker over careless statement

A forum of eminent political personalities in Abia State known as The Ukwa Ngwa Group (TUNG) has condemned a recent statement credited to the Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, Hon. Chinedum Orji declaring Senator Orji Uzor Kalu as the authentic leader of the state. In a press statement issued on Wednesday and jointly signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Hon. Chinwe Nwangaga and Hon. Chizuru Manu respectively, TUNG which consists of people from the nine local councils that make up Ukwa Ngwa of the Old Aba Division said the...
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Sexual intercourse during pregnancy builds mutual relationship between spouses – Mrs. Concilia

Mrs Obikwere Concilia is a qualified professional Midwife, Pharmacist and CEO of Save Souls Nig. Ltd who has been in practice for over 20 years. In this interview with MERCY IGNITUS she highlights some issues associated with pregnancy amongst others... How true is it that a virgin who gets pregnant goes through more labour? Well it is a known fact that when a virgin gets pregnant she goes through more labour than a non-virgin. Simply put, the birth canal or cervix is still very tight. The cervix of the virgin...
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Witness testifies on Former SGF’s involvement in contract deals

THE trial of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal and five others before Justice Jude Okeke of Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama continued recently with the examination in-chief of the fourth witness, Aminu Ahmed, a principal procurement officer in the office of the SGF who told the court that Josmon Technologies and Rholavision, which are linked to the former SFG bidded and were awarded contracts by the first defendant. According to the witness, the two companies were among 108 companies in 2016 that bidded...
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Oil theft: Navy hands over Vessel, Crew to EFCC

A vessel used for oil bunkering; MV GRATITUDE and its crew of six, intercepted on January 9, 2020 by officers of the Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, have been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for further investigation and possible prosecution. The Commanding Officer, Forward Operating Base, Commodore Suleiman Ibrahim, while handing over the vessel and crew recently disclosed that the ship laden with 1,000,000 liters of locally refined automotive gas oil and its crew of six Nigerians namely, Victor Ita (captain), Rotimi...
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EFCC arrest 89 Yahoo boys in Ibadan night club

NO fewer than 89 boys suspected to be internet fraudsters have been arrested by operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). The suspects were nabbed at the popular 'Club 360,' located on Akala Expressway, Oluyole Extension, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. Preparatory to the late night operation, officers of the Commission had carried out series of discreet surveillance on the nature of activities going on in the nightclub which established that it was a hangout for fraudsters. Aside the 89 arrested suspects, the...
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Issuance of N20M dud cheque: Man faces prosecution

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Lagos Zonal office, has arraigned one Lere Fashola Emmanuel and his company, Legal Blitz Limited, before Justice Solebo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos. The parties are facing a three-count charge bordering on conversion and issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N20,000,000.00 (Twenty Million Naira). One of the counts reads: "That you, Lere Fashola Emmanuel and Legal Blitz Limited, between 5th of January 2018 and 28th day of February 2018, in Lagos within the Ikeja Judicial Division, dishonestly...
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Magu decries UK’s refusal to extradite Allison-Madueke

As EFCC Wins ‘Institution of the Decade’ Award THE Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has decried the refusal of the United Kingdom to extradite former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to face trial for alleged money laundering in Nigeria. Magu stated this recently while receiving the “Institution of the Decade” award on behalf of the EFCC at the awards ceremony organized by Thisday Newspaper to mark its 25th anniversary at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The EFCC boss disclosed...
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