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BREAKING: EFCC To Arraign CBN Ex-Governor Emefiele In Lagos Monday

The Economic and Finnacial Crimes Commission, EFCC, will arraign embattled former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele at the Ikeja State High Court in Lagos for alleged abuse of office over allocation of billions of United States dollars. Emefiele,…

Akeredolu’s Widow, Betty Remarries Younger Brother In Line With Igbo Tradition

In line with the traditional Igbo culture and tradition, the family of Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, widow of the former Governor of Ondo State, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, has performed Mgbafu Mkpe on her, and she was repossessed by the younger brother…

CCT suspends Kano anti-corruption agency boss

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) suspended the Chairman, Kano State Anti-corruption and Public Complaints Commission Muhuyi Magaji, on Thursday. Mr Magaji’s suspension from office was contained in a statement sent to PREMIUM TIMES by the spokesperson for the Code…

University of Offa Holds Second Matriculation Ceremony

• It’s a rare opportunity to have university education – Founder In a momentous event marked by grandeur and scholarly aspirations, The University of Offa, Kwara State, celebrated its Second Matriculation Ceremony, Thursday, April 4, 2024. The ceremony, held on…

Bobrisky fails to meet EFCC bail conditions, remains in custody

Popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky, has failed to meet the bail conditions granted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). It was reported that the Lagos State Command of the EFCC on Wednesday, detained Bobrisky over the abuse of naira, spraying of naira notes and…

Court summons five for alleged defamation of Mercy Chinwo, husband as Nathaniel Bassey petitions IGP

Mercy Chinwo’s husband, Blessed Uzochikwa has filed a direct complaint against five social media peddlers for ‘criminal defamation’ through his lawyers led by Pelumi Olajengbesi of Abuja-based media firm, Law Corridor.In the wake of the complaint, the Chief Magistrate Court,…

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Just In: NERC increase electricity tariffs for Band A customers to N225/KWh

The federal government, through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has approved a hike in the electricity rates for consumers categorized under Band A. This is contained in a press statement by the Vice Chairman of NERC Musliu Oseni on…

Seven Persons Dead, Hundreds Injured In Taiwan’s 7.7 Magnitude Earthquake

Taiwan’s strongest earthquake in 25 years has killed seven and injured at least 700, causing building collapses, power outages and landslides on the island, and sparking initial tsunami warnings in southern Japan and the Philippines. The quake, given a magnitude…

FG announces scholarship awards for Nigerian tertiary students, sets criteria

The federal government of Nigeria has announced its scholarship awards for tertiary students in the country. The announcement was made by the Federal Ministry of Education on Wednesday night, April 2, 2024, in a statement signed by Mrs Didi Esther Walson-Jack, the…

Residents loot truck conveying food items in Ondo

Some residents of Akure, the Ondo state capital, have looted a truck conveying food items. TheCable understands that the truck developed a mechanical fault at the popular cultural centre junction, along Ondo-Akure expressway, on Monday. The mechanical fault enabled the…