Inadequate space stalls arraignment Of 46 homosexuals in Lagos court

Inadequate space in the courtroom yesterday, forced Justice Rilwan Aikawa, of the Federal High Court, Lagos, to adjourn the arraignment of 46 persons alleged to have engaged in same-sex relations. When the case was called, the defendants to take the plea, Justice Aikawa, observed...

Boy, 15, arrested for rape of girl, 14, in Delta

Delta State Police Command has arrested a 15-year -old student for allegedly raping a 14-year- old girl in Asaba, the State capital. Delta State police public relations officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, confirmed the arrest of the boy. Sources said that the rape victim had left...

Court orders Nigeria Army, COAS to suspend Operation Positive Identification

Justice Rilwanu Aikawa, of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered the Nigerian Army and its Chief of Army Staff (COAS), to suspend the ongoing Operation Positive Identification by the Army. The Court gave the order yesterday, in a suit filed by Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on...

Employees of FCMB docked for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission( EFCC ) has instituted a case of advance fee fraud and criminal negligence against First City Monument Bank (FCMB), and two of its employees in Makrdi, Benue State. FCMB alongside the employees, Timothy Shoon, an account officer, and...

Driver lynched for attempting to use the 4-yr-old girl for rituals

The angry mob has lynched a 23-year-old man in Awka, Anambra State capital, for allegedly attempting to use a 4-year-old girl for rituals. The deceased, a driver with a private school in the area and simply identified as Samuel, hails from Benue State. He was said to have...

FBI probe: Banker, wife in EFCC net over alleged laundering of $1.49m

A top official of a new generation bank in charge of the South Directorate, Rowly Isioro, and his wife, Ovuomarhoni Naomi Isioro are currently in the net of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos office over their alleged involvement in Business Email...

Ex-PPMC boss forfeits N2.4bn, Properties to FG

An order of interim forfeiture of N2.4 billion and several landed properties traced to a former Managing Director of the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), Mr. Haruna Momoh, has been secured by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission...

ICPC arrests SIP officials for diverting N68m meant for school feeding in Kogi

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has arrested two officials of the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) in Kogi State over alleged N68 million fraud. The suspects are the state programme manager for the national home-grown school...

I Don’t Have Any Agent – Nigeria U17 Hattrick Hero Abubakar Sa’id Insist

Nigeria U17 forward Abubakar Sa’id says he has not sign representative contract with any agents following claims by some agent that he is their client, Cornerstonenewsng.com can exclusively reveal. Sa’id gained global recognition when he fired a hattrick for the Nigerian team to...

Wolverhampton Wanderers Forward Enobakhare Stars In Training For Nigeria U23 As Imama Awaits Three More Players

The camp of the Nigeria U23 team in Egypt is almost full to capacity with only three players missing from the list of 21 players submitted by coach Imama Amapakabo for the tournament, Cornerstonenewsng.com can exclusively reveal. Presently all but the trio of Josiah Chukwudi,...
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