Monthly Archives: September 2016

60 Years Old Pastor Faces Trial Over Exportation of Hard Drugs

A self-acclaimed Pastor, Pastor Raji Michael Ayoola, has been arraigned before a Lagos Federal High Court, over unlawful dealing in 174 kilograms of banned hard drugs. The 60 years old, Pastor, whose another names bear Kadigun Fatah Ola, was arrested by the Operatives of National Drugs Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at Customs Section of National Handling Company (NAHCO), on February 10, ...

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Illicit Drug: Welder, Scavenger Bag 7 Years Jail Term

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Lagos Federal High Court, has sentenced a welder, Shola Adeitan 32, and a scavenger, Bello Adam, 37, to five and two years imprisonment respectively, for dealing in Cocaine and marijuana. Justice Idris convicted and sentenced the two men after they pleaded guilty to the charges of dealing in the banned substances, made against them by ...

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All Eyes On Edo As Voters Go To Poll Amid Accusations

Both local and international attention have shifted to Edo State, Nigeria, as registered voters head to the poll in the State on Wednesday to elect a new Governor for a four-year tenure. As all is set for the election, a total of 26,900 army and police personnel have been deployed statewide to ensure adequate security before, during and after the ...

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New Legal Year: Obiano Gives Judiciary 100% Subvention Increment

The Anambra State Government is to increase its subvention to the Judiciary by one hundred percent with immediate effect. Gov Willie Obiano announced this at St Patricks Cathedral, Awka during the Eucharistic mass to mark the commencement of the 2016-2017 Legal Year in the State, today. The well-attended church service by the members of the Bar and Bench from within ...

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Man Gets N550,000 Bail Over Alleged N500,000 Fraud


A Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday granted a 24-year-old man, Emmanuel Ogbonna, a bail of N550,000, for allegedly defrauding a woman of N500,000 after impersonating a Senegalese businessman. According a report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the judge, Umar Kagarko, also ordered the defendant to produce one surety that must reside within the court’s jurisdiction. Mr. ...

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Obiano Flags Off N3.5bn “All Communities” Projects

The Anambra State Government has already commenced the popular N20million per community, “Choose-your-project” development initiative with Nnobi Community in Idemili South Council Area. The Town hall project which chosen by the Community and approved under the State Government’s Contract Tenders and Approval System, has a 500 seating capacity, 5 modern toilet facilities, Offices and other ancillaries. Governor Obiano who personally ...

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