Ocean Marine Solutions : “We did not harass Ms. Hadiza Usman with thugs”

The management of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited (OMSL) has debunked any knowledge or involvement in the physical attack of the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms. Hadiza Bala Usman, at the National Assembly. NPA boss Ms. Hadiza Usman petitioned the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan alleging that she was physically attacked by hoodlums at the premises of the National Assembly in Abuja on Tuesday. She claimed that her attack was sponsored by Chairman of Messrs Ocean Maritime Solutions Limited (OMSL), Captain Wells Okunbo apparently over the…

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At last, DSS releases Sowore from detention

Less than 24-hour after an ultimatum issued by an Abuja based Federal High Court to release the convener of #RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, the Department of State Services (DSS) has complied with the order. The court also awarded N100,000 against the prosecution for failing to comply with court orders requesting the release of Sowore and for not serving the defense counsel with necessary documents early enough. The penalty, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu said, must be paid to the defendants before the commencement of trial. The judge consequently adjourned hearing till Friday.…

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Nigerian family denied refugee status in Canada faces deportation

A Nigerian, Afeez Bakare and his immediate family are facing the battles of their lives, as the Canadian government has ordered their deportation back to Nigeria from Canada where they had been residing since 2017. Bakare claimed they fled Nigeria out of fear that their daughter would be subjected to female genital mutilation. The Nigerian family living in Windsor said they fear for their lives as a result of media attention they have received after a deportation order previously issued by the Canadian government. Afeez, his wife Rasheedat Bakare, their…

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SERAP: Court orders Saraki, Amaechi other ex-Governors to return pensions

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos State has ordered the recovery of pensions collected by former governors serving as ministers and members of the National Assembly. In a case instituted by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), the court ordered the Federal Government to recover the earlier paid pensions to these former political office holders. It also directed the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) to challenge the legality of states’ pension laws which allow former governors and other past public…

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N7.65billion fraud: Orji Kalu sentenced to 12years in prison

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, on Thursday, December 5, 2019 sentenced a serving senator and ex-governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, to 12 years in prison for N7.65 billion fraud. Justice Mohammed Idris who delivered the sentence had earlier declared him guilty of the charge in the case that had been on for 12 years. Kalu was tried alongside his company, Slok Nigeria Limited, and Udeh Udeogu, who was Director of Finance and Accounts at the Abia State Government House during Mr Kalu’s tenure as governor. In…

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Sorrow, tears as lady stabbed by armed robbers dies after 3days

It was a devastating news for the family Moradeun Balogun, a 28-year-old lady who was stabbed on Monday by armed robbers and allegedly denied treatment by a Lagos hospital. She died on Thursday. Moradeun was stabbed in the neck by the robbers at Gbagada area of Lagos while returning from work. There were stories that the victim was rushed to R-Jolad Hospital, where she was allegedly not attended to because a police report was not presented by the good Samaritans, who came to her rescue. The hospital refuted the claim…

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Canoe capsizes in Kebbi State, kills six teenage girls

A canoe mishap in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi State has claimed the lives of six teenage girls, after it capsized while ferrying the victims across Tindifai River on Monday. The canoe it was learnt, left Tindifai village conveying nine girls to a Fadama area where they were going to harvest rice but it capsized along the way. The village is close to Bendu in Tundifai; they were going to harvest rice in the Fadama area when the incident occurred and resulted to the death of six females. The…

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RevolutionPlus Signs Star Actress, Omoni Oboli as brand ambassador

Leader in property development and housing, RevolutionPlus Property Ltd has struck a dual partnership with star actress Omoni Oboli as the company unveiled the leading role interpreter in the movie industry as its latest brand ambassador. According to Bamidele Onalaja, Chief Executive Officer of RevolutionPlus, the deal will see Omoni Oboli headline mostly the construction arm of RevolutionPlus while the company will in turn partner with the actress on two of her upcoming projects; Sisi London and Unfaithful.   Onalaja had earlier hinted that the RevolutionPlus settled for Oboli out of…

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Court urged to stay execution of N30million judgement

A limited liability company, HEPA Global Energy limited  has filed an application before a Federal high court sitting in Lagos south West Nigeria, seeking the order of the court to set aside default judgement of N30,511,278.20 alleged to have been obtained by an indigenous insurance company  Great Nigeria Insurance Plc against the company. In an affidavit sworn to by a legal practitioner, Mr Omoke Kelvin and filed before the court by a Lagos lawyer,Chief Abdullai Tony Dania,the plaintiff company Great Nigeria insurance Plc  averred that the defendant was not served…

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Oyo gov poll: Confusion over Appeal court judgment

Following the Court of Appeal judgment on Oyo governorship poll, there was confusion on Monday as both the ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the opposition All Progressives Congress claimed victory after the justices ruled that the appeal by the candidate of the APC, Mr Bayo Adelabu, “subsists.” The court also set aside the judgment delivered by the Election Petitions’ Tribunal that upheld the election of Makinde as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission. It ordered that the status quo before the tribunal’s judgment should remain, saying that it would…

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