Tax Fraud: Trump Organization Fined $1.6m

By Chris Udochukwu A New York judge on Friday fined Donald Trump’s family business the maximum penalty possible of $1.6 million for committing tax fraud. The sum, paltry to the billionaire real estate developer’s amassed fortune, is nevertheless symbolically significant as the ex-president’s eyes the White House again amid a host of legal woes. The Trump Corporation and Trump Payroll Corp., entities of the Trump …

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Abia 2023: Ex-Senate President, T.A. Orji Back Power Shift To Abia-North

By Abubakar Liman As the Abia Governorship campaigns gains momentum ,A former President of the Nigerian Senate, Adolphus Wabara and another former Governor of Abia State and current Abia Central Senator, Theodore Orji have unanimously thrown their weights behind the burgeoning demand for power shift to Abia-North come February 2023. While this can be described as the first time in which Adolphus will be publicly …

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Court To Deliver Judgment In Suit Challenging Powers Of Kogi Transport Authority Jan. 27

By Thompson Yamput Lokoja, – Justice Clement Kereke of Kogi High Court, Lokoja, on Friday fixed Jan. 27 to deliver judgment in a suit challenging the powers of the Kogi Traffic Management Authority (KATROMA). Kereke fixed the date after taking the addresses of both the plaintiff and the defendants in the case filed before him on July 11, 2022. The plaintiff, an Abuja-based Lawyer, Mr …

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Bolanle: Burial Jan. 17, NBA Calls For Tributes

By Sandra UmehLagos, – Members of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) will on Jan. 16 pay tributes to their female colleague, Mrs Omobolanle Raheem, shot dead on Christmas Day. The NBA made this known in a statement issued to newsmen on Friday. The statement was signed by NBA’s Assistant National Publicity Secretary, Mr Charles Ajiboye. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Raheem was allegedly …

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Election 2023: I’ll Remove Fuel Subsidy If Elected President – Tinubu

Bola Tinubu The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has stated that if he emerges victorious in the forthcoming polls, he will remove the subsidy on petrol. Tinubu disclosed this while meeting with business leaders in Lagos State on Friday. The APC flag bearer said funds spent on fuel subsidies would be redirected to public infrastructure, health, and physical policies, …

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I Benefited From Buhari Signing Electoral Act — Governor Adeleke

Ademola Adeleke, the Osun State Governor, has admitted that he’s a beneficiary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s signing of the Electoral Act (2022).  He made the disclosure on Friday.  According to him, the piece of legislation, which he said entrenched free and fair elections, aided his emergence as governor in the July 16 governorship polls in 2022.  Adeleke said this when he revealed the talking points …

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Troops Raid Bandits’ Enclave, Rescue 30 Kidnapped Victims In Nasarawa

By Sumaila Ogbaje Abuja, – Troops of 177 Guards Battalion, in conjunction with troops of Operation Whirl Stroke, have raided and neutralised two bandits in their enclaves in Idu, Chikara, along the boundaries of Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Abaji FCT and Koton Karfe in Kogi. The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations for Guards Brigade, Capt. Godfrey Abakpa, in a statement on Friday …

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Former UK Prime Minister Blair Condoles With AfDB President On Mother’s Death

By Cecilia Ijuo Abuja, – Mr Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has condoled with the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina over the death of his mother, Mrs Eunice Adesina. Blair in a condolence letter on behalf of himself and wife Cherie, which was addressed to the AfDB president, said the deceased lived a fulfilled life. He also condoled …

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We Are Officially Divorced – Ireti Doyle Finally Confirms Split From Patrick Doyle (Video)

Patrick and Ireti Doyle Ireti Doyle, the Nollywood actress, has confirmed her divorce from veteran actor, Patrick Doyle. She made the confirmation in an interview with Chude Jideonwo saying: “We are officially divorced.” The actress also corrected the impression that she had her first child at 17, noting that she was 19 when she became a mother. Chude in his intro disclosed that the actress …

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Fake Pastor explains why he staged his kidnap

Pastor Albarka Bitrus, the Jos-based cleric who staged his kidnapping and collected ransom from church members, has revealed the reason for his action. The police explained that Bitrus was apprehended on Wednesday following a “vigorous investigation”. The police observed that the pastor, of ECWA Church Jos, had on several occasions staged his kidnapping and collected ransom, in collaboration with a gang to commit the crime …

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Nasarawa: Police engage kidnappers in Sardauna forest, rescue 30 abductees

The Nasarawa State Police Command has rescued 30 kidnap victims held hostage by their abductors in the Sardauna Forest of Toto Local Government Area of the state. A statement issued and made available to press on Friday by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said the operation followed credible information that the criminal elements were camping in the forest. According to the PPRO, upon receiving …

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Reactions as actress Chika Ike finally reveals her godfathers

Mixed reactions as famous Nollywood actress Chika Ike finally unveiled her godfather’s details. The actress threw social media users into a moment of frenzy after sharing photos and information about her godfathers alongside a note of appreciation for their continuous support. The two godfathers are a Zambian business mogul and owner of African Union Holdings, James Ndambo, and the CEO of Crystal TV in Ghana, …

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BBTitans: Mixed reactions as Tv show return ahead 2023 polls

As the 2023 general election inches closer, many Nigerians have raised concerns about youth involvement in the forthcoming democratic exercise following the announcement of the foremost show, Big Brother Titans. The fun of staying glued to one’s favourite television programme has a mix of advantages and disadvantages. Outside the beauty of entertainment, in real-time, there are feelings it could starve one’s passion for political participation. …

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Borrowing On A Yearly Basis Is Not Sustainable – Senate President, Lawan

Ahmad Lawan Ahmad Lawan, the Senate President, has stated that the federal government cannot keep borrowing because it is no longer sustainable for  Nigeria. He disclosed that the Upper Legislative Chamber will put pressure on various revenue-generating agencies for adequate revenue to fund the implementation of the N21.83tn 2023 budget. Lawan made this known in Abuja during his 64th birthday celebration, where he emphasised that it …

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