Monday, 27 March 2017

Senate President Saraki appears before Senate Ethics committee over SUV scandal. Says, “I am not an importer”

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has appeared before the Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges over the alleged use of fake documents to clear his Range Rover SUV.

Saraki any knowledge of the fake documents for the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) bought in his name.

The Senate President said he was not an importer and knew nothing about the agent or any clearing company.

‘EFCC report indicts Saraki, aides of N19bn Paris Club scam’ | Magu cooking up allegations against me – Saraki

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has submitted a report indicting Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some aides of diversion of N19bn from the N522bn Paris Club refund to President Muhammadu Buhari, Punch reports.

One of those indicted included Robert Mbonu of Melrose General Services Limited.

Mbonu was the Managing Director of liquidated Societe Generale Bank of Nigeria, the commercial bank owned by the Saraki family.

Convicted ex-Adamawa governor, Bala Ngilari granted bail

Former governor of Adamawa, James Bala Ngilari has been granted bail on health ground, Vanguard reports.

Ngilari was convicted on March 06, 2017 to five years imprisonment without an option of fine by justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa High Court for alleged violation of procurement laws.

ABU VC tells Senate Dino Melaye graduated with a 3rd class

The Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Ibrahim Garba has said Senator Dino Melaye graduated from the institution.

He said this when he and Melaye appeared before the Senate ethics committee on Monday.

He said, “Yes. From records, Dino formerly known as Daniel Jonah Melaye graduated from ABU. BA Geography.”

Certificate scandal: Dino Melaye, ABU VC appear before Senate ethics committee (PHOTOS)

The Senate committee on Ethics and Privileges is presently having an investigative hearing on the certificate scandal of Senator Dino Melaye.

Melaye is present at the hearing, as well as the Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Ibrahim Garba

Recall that there had been reports that Melaye did not graduate from the Geography department of the institution. Which he has since denied.

Femi Fani-Kayode: The sons and daughters of Ile-Ife- butchered, paraded and now prisoners of war

Permit me to begin this contribution with an aside. The barbarians that launched a terror attack in Westminster, London, in which four people were killed and much more injured are the same types of people that attacked and beheaded the sons and daughters of Ile Ife in their own homes and on their own land earlier this month.

They are also the same type of people that butchered the people of Southern Kaduna on Christmas eve and Christmas day, that massacred the people of Agatu last year and that butchered the people of Zaki Biam a few days ago.

CBN reduces exchange rate for travel allowances, school fees to N360

The Central Bank of Nigeria has reduced the exchange rate for travel allowances, medical allowances, and school fees from N370 to a dollar to N360 to a dollar.

The CBN will sell forex to banks at N357/$1, while banks will sell to their customers at N360/$1 for invisibles (BTA, medicals, fees, etc.)

The production firm that filed injunction against 'Okafor’s Law' opens up on the issue


The firm which secured an injunction restricting the premiere of ‘Okafor’s Law’ has spoken out.

The firm, Raconteur Productions has alleged that it faced series of intimidations from actress Omoni Oboli and her team.

The movie which is produced by Omoni Oboli failed to premiere over the weekend due to an injunction secured by the firm.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz dedicate son Jamil (Photos)

Tiwa Savage and Tee Billz‘ dedicated their son, son Jamil at the House on the Rock Church, Lekki, Lagos on Sunday.

Stephanie Coker, her husband Olumide, and Life Coach Lanre Olusola were among those in attendance.

See photos below:

#BBNaija: Some viewers believe TBoss had a hand in Bassey’s eviction

Big Brother Naija housemate, Bassey was evicted from the house on Sunday night. He is the eighth contestant to exit the show and his eviction has been followed by some shocking reactions and interesting theories as to why and how he got so unfortunate.

Some fans on Twitter believes that TBoss is the brain behind Bassey’s eviction. How so you may ask.

They say all the housemates who have gotten close to her in the past were met with doom. And Bassey should have learned this lesson before choosing her to enjoy his PayPorte Arena Game victory reward and spending other alone moments with her over the past week.

Stephanie Otobo's mother goes on her knees to beg Apostle Suleman for forgiveness (Photos)


Stephanie Otobo's mother visited Apostle Johnson Suleman at the Omega Fire Ministries headquarters in Edo state to publicly ask for forgiveness from the Apostle on Sunday..

Stephanie had alleged she had an amorous relationship with the clergyman.

The elderly mother dressed in Ankara, came to the church in company of Stephanie's elder sister. The mother said she cannot watch her daughter get destroyed by lying against a pastor.

Police arrests man who poisoned food in a restaurant that left 2 dead and over 46 hospitalized in Cross River (Photos)

The Cross River State Police command has arrested one Mr. Paul Nchui who allegedly poisoned food in a restaurant that has left 2 people dead and over 46 hospitalized in Oboso community of Mbube in Ogoja local government area of the state.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, Irene Ugbo who confirmed the arrest said that the 35 year-old suspect from Oboso, the affected community in Ogoja Local Government area of the state has confessed to the crime.

#BBNaija: See how some Nigerians reacted in shock after Bassey's eviction from the show

Bassey's eviction from the Big Brother Naija show tonight, has left many people in shock.

At first, most fans of the reality TV show thought Bassey, who was put up for eviction alongside Tboss, Bally and Debbie Rise wasn't going to leave, as some thought Ebuka's question meant he was staying.
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