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Forensic Audit: A test of Buhari’s integrity

By Obiaruko Ndukwe The battle lines were drawn, the drums of war drowning the initial applause that greeted the order for the financial probe of the corruption-riddled interventionist agency – the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, whose headquarters is in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The first Salvo was fired by[Read More…]

VAT: Appeal court grants FIRS’ stay of execution on Rivers, Lagos

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, has granted a stay of execution argued by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, against Rivers and Lagos state over the collection of Valued Added Tax (VAT). FIRS had appealed a judgement by the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt ruling that[Read More…]

VAT: Lagos Attorney General files application to join Rivers as co-respondent in FIRS appeal

The Attorney General (AG) of Lagos state, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), has filed an application to join the Rivers state in responding to an appeal by the Federal Inland Revenue Service challenging the judgment of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt on Value Added Tax (VAT). Recall the Federal High Court[Read More…]

‘Bandit Lover!’; ‘No, I’m A Qualified Medical Doctor’: Gumi, Adesina subtly trade words

It is a battle of words between the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina and controversial Islamic scholar, Sheihk Ahmad Gumi. Gumi had earlier in the week warned that notorious bandits are going nowhere until the Nigerian Government grants them amnesty like it did to the Niger Delta militants. The cleric, who[Read More…]

Respecting criminal political officeholders

By Remi Oyeyemi The culture of respecting political office holders regardless of their behaviours and acts in the office has to be subverted. It must come to an end. The fact that someone is a President or a Governor, a Senator, Member of House of Representatives, a Minister or Commissioner[Read More…]

Evangelist, 4 others arrested for using church as ‘baby factory’ in Imo

An Evangelist and four other suspects have been nabbed by police officers attached to the Imo state police command for allegedly using a church building as a baby factory. The church which is located along MCC/Uratta road in Owerri North LGA was busted by the police after an intelligence report.[Read More…]

Nigeria’s celebrities relationship under attack by demonic forces — Actors Guild President

The National President Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Rollas Ejezie has claimed that celebrities marriage in Nigeria is under attack by demonic forces. NewsWireNGR observed the organisation had declared a daily fasting for two weeks starting August 30th to September 11th In a post on Instagram, the AGN Chairman[Read More…]

Amotekun rescues 9 out of 12 Lagos-bound passengers kidnapped in Ondo

Men of the Ondo State Police Command of the South-West Security Network, code-named, “Amotekun” have rescued nine of the 12 abducted Lagos-bound travellers by suspected gunmen in the state. The state Commander of Amotekun, Mr Adetunji Adeleye, told newsmen in Akure on Thursday that the victims were rescued after his[Read More…]

Bandits storm Kaduna community, kidnap two teenage brothers

Notorious gunmen in the northern part of the country have again attacked a community in Kaduna state. According to reports, the bandits stormed the Rigachikun Community in Igabi Local Government Area of the state around 1 am on Thursday and abducted two brothers. The development is coming barely a day[Read More…]

Anambra Guber: Why INEC reenlisted PDP’s candidate, Valentine Ozigbo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has re-enlisted Valentine Ozigbo as the Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 6 gubernatorial elections in the state. Recall INEC had on July 16 released a list of candidates with the PDP not having any, following a court order[Read More…]