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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Heritage Bank Shuts Operations Over Suspected Covid-19

Heritage Bank Plc said it has closed down

Hushpuppi – Ramon Igbalode Abbas – Faces 20years Prison Sentence For N168Billion Scam

The United States Department of Justice has said Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abbas, aka Hushpuppi, faces 20 years’ imprisonment for

Good News!...BUA Set To Establish Ultramodern 3million Cement Plant, 50mw Power Plant In Adamawa

BUA Cement, One of West Africa’s largest Cement companies has announced that it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant

Zenith Bank Ranked Number One Bank In Nigeria By Tier-1 Capital

Zenith Bank Plc has again emerged as the Number One Bank in Nigeria by Tier-1 Capital in the 2020 Top 1000 World Banks Ranking published by

Rivers, Kwara Get 6 Ambulances, Food Supplies & N100million Each From BUA In Fight Again COVID-19

The Rivers and Kwara State governments have commended BUA Group through its

Friday, July 3, 2020

D'banj Slam's Seyitan N1.5B Law Suit For Accusing Him Of Rape

Nigerian singer Dbanj has slammed a libel suit of N1.5 Billion naira on Ms. Seyitan, a lady who had accused him of rape.

The accuser, Ms. Seyitan, had alleged that Dbanj raped her on December 31, 2018, at Glee Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos.

How Hushpuppi Conspired To Defraud Premier League Club of $124 Million

United States authorities Friday said an English Premier League club was among the victims the Nigerian fraudster Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi, conspired to defraud.

US Department of Justice said Hushpuppi will face criminal charges, alleging he conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams, including schemes targeting a U.S. law firm, a foreign bank and an unnamed English Premier League soccer club.

EFCC Denies Dropping charges Against Adoke

The attention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been drawn to some media reports claiming that the Commission has dropped charges of money laundering against former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,  Mr. Mohammed Adoke.

Messi Hold's Off Barcelona Contract Extension


Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has called off negotiations over renewing his contract with the club and is ready to leave the Catalans when his current deal expires in 2021, according to a report by Spanish radio station Cadena Ser on Friday.⁣

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Sources: Four Lawmakers In Video Where Akeredolu Sneezed Fall Ill, Refuse Covid-19 Test

Four out of the 19 members of the Ondo house assembly who accompanied Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, to Abuja, are currently

Here Is The Name Seyi & Layal Tinubu Bestowed On Jarga Ban's Grandson

As congratulations continue to pour in on the birth of his son, Seyi Tinubu, scion of Nigerian Political Heavyweight and former

Kim Kardashian Is Not A Billionaire According To Forbes

Forbes has refuted claims that Kim Kardashian is a billionaire after multinational beauty company Coty acquired a 20 per cent stake in her KKW Beauty for $200 million.

According to Forbes, the 39-year-old reality star isn’t actually a billionaire yet but she is worth about $900million after inking the deal.

Court Adjourns Retrial Proceeding Against Ex-Governor Aliyu Over 1.64 Billion Fraud

Justice A.B Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Minna, Niger State on Wednesday adjourned hearing till October 13, 2020, on a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for the relisting of the criminal matter between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and former governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu and Umar Muhammad Nasko, which the court struck out on June 19, 2020. Both men are first and second defendants, respectively in an amended three-count charge of money laundering and breach of trust.

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of 48 Properties Linked to Ex-NSTIF Chair

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, ordered the interim forfeiture of 48 choice properties, allegedly belonging to the former Chairman of Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Funds, NSITF, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme.

Here’s How The Organizers Of BBNaija Plan To Protect Housemates From COVID-19 Ahead Of New Season

It’s another BBNaija season! The most watched and most entertaining reality show out of Nigeria and Africa is

It’s A Major Trouble For Festus Fadeyi As Major Business Pan Ocean Runs Into Major Trouble

Former billionaire, Festus Fadeyi has gotten to that threshold in a man’s life when

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Messi scores 700th goal

Barcelona gave up more ground to Real Madrid in La Liga's title race on Tuesday after being held to a 2-2 draw at home to Atletico Madrid as a second half penalty from Saul cancelled out Lionel Messi's 700th career goal.

Genevieve Nnaji Invited To Join Oscars Voting Body

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji, Nigerian-British actress Cynthia Erivo and Nigerian filmmaker Akin Omotosho were among those invited to join Hollywood’s Academy on Tuesday, as the Oscars-awarding club opened its prestigious doors to a diverse crop of new members.

Revealed : Buhari’s Aides Sarki Abba, Tunde Sabiu & All Those Under Serious Pressure As Desperate Bidders Move To Corner Oil Fields

Junior oil firms flocked in their hundreds to bid for one of the 57 marginal fields put up for sale by

Delta Gov Ifeanyi Okowa, Wife & Daughter Infected With Covid-19

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and his wife, Edith

Airtel Customer Service Representative Jailed 5 Years For Facilitating N2.2m Fraud

A Lagos Magistrates’ Court  in Igbosere, has, handed down five years jail term to a customer service representative of Airtel Nigeria Ltd, Jeremiah Mustapha, for facilitating a fraud to the tune of N2.2 million.

Mustapha, 32, alongside one Nurudeen Salimu, 35, was arraigned on June 14, 2017, on a nine-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, fraud, and diverting messages from a phone number to another.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Akeredolu Infected With COVID-19

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has tested positive for

Details As Keyamo Accuses Politicians Of Blackmail Over 774,000 Jobs

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has accused

Inside The World Of Tokunbo Ogundeyin, The Mega Money Defence Contractor

Yes, Tokunbo Ogundeyin, the head honcho of Proforce, is a dandy soul. Beneath his

Kim Kardashian Celebrates Her New Billionaire Status

Social media sensation Kim Kardashian has celebrated her new billionaire status with her husband Kanye West.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star, 39, has reportedly sold a $200 million stake in her cosmetics business KKW Beauty to the French beauty company Coty.

Due to the fact that one fifth of the company is valued at that amount, this means the entirety of KKW Beauty is believed to be worth $1 billion alone, excluding all of Kim's other business ventures.

Court Moves To Revoke Shehu Sani's Bail Over USD$25,000.00 Fraud Allegation

Justice I.E Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, July 29, 2020 stated that he would revoke the bail granted  Senator Shehu Sani if he fails to appear in court on the next adjourned date.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is prosecuting Shehu Sani on  two-count criminal charges, bordering on name-dropping and obtaining the sum of USD$25,000.00 (Twenty-five Thousand United States Dollars) from Alhaji Sani Dauda of ASD Motors, Kaduna, under a false pretence that he would use the sum to bribe the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, to shield  Dauda from EFCC’s  investigation and  prompt the Commission to arrest and prosecute one Abubakar Musa who is having an issue with Dauda.

EFCC Arrests CashNation Boss, ‘Kashy’ For Alleged Internet Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office,  have arrested one Babatunde Oyerinde Abidoun, a.k.a. Kashy, for his alleged involvement in cyber crimes.

Abiodun, who is the owner of CashNation Ent. Ltd., a music record label, was arrested recently at his residence in Lekki Conservative Estate, Lagos.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Regina Daniels Delivers Of A Baby Boy

Nollywood actress Regina Daniels is a mother as she has welcomed a baby boy with her husband Ned Nwoko.
The screen star welcomed her bundle of joy today just two days after she was thrown a surprise baby shower by her friends.
Confirming the news of Daniels’ baby birth, her brother took to his Instagram page to congratulate her.

Burna Boy Wins Second BET Award

Burna Boy has just won the BET Award for Best International Act. The Nigerian superstar edged out other nominees including Innoss’B (DR Congo), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Stormzy (United Kingdom),  Dave (United Kingdom), Ninho (France) and S.Pri Noir (France) to claim the highly coveted award.

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Florence Ajimobi And Oyo Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan In Hot Exchange Over Husband's Death

This took place during the visit of some governors to commiserate with her and the Abiola Ajimobi family.

Mrs. Ajimobi complained that the Oyo State government had not commiserated with the family on the death of her husband.

All The Details As The Rich & Famous Fly About - Including Outside Nigeria - In Private Jets Against Covid-19 Safety Rules

The gap between the rich and the poor is as wide as the Grand Canyon. From the ways they live in opulence and style to places where

Details As Gov Nyesom Wike Jubilates Over Trouble In Ruling Party

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says he is happy that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in crisis.
Wike told

Ajimobi Buried Amid Tight Security

Former Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has been laid to rest at

Saturday, June 27, 2020

8 Things Tinubu Said About APC Crisis, 2023 Presidential Ambition


The National leader addressed several comments that the party was divided and will crack up before 2023 saying; "“Most such dire predictions were from critics whose forecasts said more about their ill will than they revealed about our party’s objective condition,".

How Anthony Joshua Rejected $80million Deal To Fight Wilder

Tyson Fury has made the astonishing claim that Anthony Joshua rejected £64million ($80million) to fight Deontay Wilder. Fury, who praised Wilder in a wide-ranging interview, added that had Wilder faced Joshua he would have knocked out the British heavyweight.

FBI Declares 6 Nigerians Wanted For $6 Million Fraud

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking assistance in finding six Nigerians who the United States indicted for fraud.

The bureau took to its Twitter handle to solicit help in finding the six men who are wanted for “their involvement in ​business​ email ​compromise (BEC) schemes resulting in over $6 ​million in losses”.

Friday, June 26, 2020

Covid-19: Apple Watch to Prompt Users to Wash Hands for 20 Seconds

The World Health Organization states that washing your hands for 20 seconds is vital in stopping the spread of COVID-19. 
Apple Watch will now alert users of their hand-washing habits via the Health app. 
The high-tech wearable also uses motion sensors and a microphone to detect movement and sounds of hand washing.  

Laliga: There is room for Real Madrid to lose points - Barca coach

Barcelona coach Quique Setien said on Friday that he was certain Real Madrid will struggle to not lose any points before the league ends, opening the possibility for the Catalan club to take over the first position.

EFCC Secures Interim Forfeiture Of N250m Diverted From NDDC To FG

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020, secured the interim forfeiture o

Details As Tinubu Pledges Support To Buhari Despite President's Major Move Against His Interest In Ruling Party Supremacy War

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has denied the report claiming that he

Ajimobi Died Of Multiple Organ Failure – Lagos Govt

The Lagos State Government has given details of the death of the former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, who died on

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Ex Gov Abiola Ajimobi Formally Pronounced Dead

The 70-year-old, who had been on a life support machine since last Friday at

It’s A Baby Boy For Seyi & Layal Tinubu

Layal, wife of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s son, Seyi has given birth.
Mrs Tinubu was

Video: Moments Hushpuppi Was Arrested In Dubai

Video Of Hushpuppi Being Arrested In Dubai Posted By Dubai Media Office

Obaseki Emerges PDP Consensus Governorship Candidate In Edo

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Thursday emerged the governorship candidate for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state gubernatorial election.

Veteran Nollywood Actor Ogun Majek Is Dead

Yoruba film actor Gbolagade Akinpelu better known as Ogun Majek is dead.

How ex-Minister Turaki Diverted Muslim Youth's Fund

The trial of former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, SAN, began on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 before Justice Inyang Ekwo,  of the Federal High Court,  Abuja,  with the first prosecution witness narrating before the court how money meant for sensitization and enlightenment of Muslim youth on hate speech and religious intonation was diverted by Turaki.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Buhari Backs Victor Giadom As Acting National Chairman of APC

Following a series of confusion that has rocked the APC in the last few weeks, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved Victor Giadom as Acting National Chairman of APC.
In a series of tweets by the Spokesperson to the President, President Muhammadu Buhari, the president says the law is on the side of Victor Giadom.

Sex Scandal Rocks Energia Limited! Employee’s Husband Petitions Chairman Over M.D's Romance With His Wife, Files For Divorce

Energia Limited, one of Nigeria’s foremost indigenous exploration and production companies, is currently embroiled in a sex scandal.

At the center of this drama are the

Fear Of Covid-19...Why G.TBank Wants To Keep Death Of Senior Staff Negedu Idoko Under Wraps

Guaranty Trust Bank wants to keep the death of Senior Staff Negedu Idoko as quite as