Busola Dakolo has told a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja that the rape allegedly committed against her by the founder and Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has adversely affected her marital sex life. She therefore demanded “a personal letter of apology”...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja Zonal Office has the arrested two of the 77 Nigerians on FBI list. The suspects, Chika Augustine and Godspower Nwachukwu, were arrested in Abuja. The breakthrough was announced by the new Zonal Head, Mr. Aminu Ado Aliyu at a briefing. He said $35,000...
The Supreme Court on Monday struck out an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the February 23 presidential election. The case was based on the allegation that Buhari submitted false information regarding his educational qualifications to the Independent National Electoral Commission. A five-man panel of...
The Nigeria High Commission in South Africa has responded to the recent attacks on foreigners including Nigerians and their businesses by South Africans. The High Commissioner, Ambassador Kabiru Bala in a statement on Tuesday urged all Nigerian victims in South Africa to come forward to report their situation to the...
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered a temporary freezing of accounts and seizure of immovable property belonging to a retired judge and a director with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The judge, identified as Maegaret Igbetar Movihinze, was said to have recently retired from the service of...
Newly-appointed Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo, has been linked with Jerry Elo Ikogho, one of the 77 Nigerians charged for massive fraud, money laundering in the United States of America, Sunday Independent can authoritatively reveal. Keyamo, who is said to have fraternal relationship with the alleged...
A 26-year-old housemaid, Franker Amaha, has stunned her boss after she fled with foreign currencies estimated at N1.6m six hours into her employment. The woman identified simply as Mrs Taiye of Masha area, Surulere, Lagos State, had engaged Amaha, whom she knew as Esther, on July 25, 2019 through an...
ACTIVIST-LAWYER Femi Falana (SAN) on Wednesday said the Army had no authority to set up a panel of enquiry on soldiers’ killing of policemen on outskirt of Taraba State on August 7. At a Civil Society media roundtable on inter-agency conflict in Abuja, he said the investigative panel was diversionary...
Eminent Professor of Law Itse Sagay (SAN) has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) legal team to apply to the Supreme Court for a review of its judgments on Zamfara and Rivers States. In Rivers, the APC was excluded from fielding candidates during the general elections following a Supreme Court...
There was confusion in the Zuba area of the Federal Capital Territory on Thursday after an angry mob set a police post and four patrol vehicles ablaze over alleged police brutality. The mob, consisting mainly of motorcyclists and hoodlums numbering over 200, burnt tyres on the Madalla-Zuba end of...