Why Govt Can’t Prosecute Judges, Lawyers In N9.4bn Bribery Incidents – ICPC

Why govt can’t prosecute judges, lawyers in N9.4bn bribery incidents – ICPC

Following the result of its survey that showed N9.4bn bribes exchanged hands in the judicial sector between 2018 and 2020, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has given reasons why it might not be able to prosecute those involved. A senior research fellow at the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria, an arm of the ICPC, Dr. Elijah Okebukola, explained on a program on 99.3 Nigeria Info in Lagos a few days ago that the survey did not obtain evidence that could be used to prosecute anyone, as…

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COVID-19: Why Nigeria Imposes Travel Ban On 100 Passengers For Refusing Test

COVID-19: Why Nigeria Imposes Travel Ban On 100 Passengers For Refusing Test

The Nigerian government has imposed travel restrictions on 100 passengers for non-compliance to the mandatory Day 7 post-arrival COVID-19 test. The 100 affected Nigerians are in the first batch as more would be restricted soon. According to the statement signed by PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha, the defaulters have been banned for six months and would not be able to travel between now and June 2021. The seized passports of the 100 Nigerians were displayed on the Twitter handle of the COVID-19 Presidential Task Force on Saturday. The statement said “The…

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Dana Air Takes Delivery Of Aircraft After Maintenance

Dana Air Takes Delivery of Aircraft After Maintenance

Dana Air on Wednesday, 31st December 2020 welcomed two of its Boeing aircraft fresh from maintenance overseas. The arrival of the aircraft is coming days after another of its aircraft returned to service recently in December. The Chief Operating Officer of Dana Air, Obi Mbanuzuo while speaking on the development said ”Just recently we received one of our aircraft back from maintenance sound while the other is undergoing mandatory checks by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA ) before release.” ”The safety of our guests and crew will continue to…

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Kazakhstan Country Abolishes Death Penalty

Kazakhstan Country Abolishes Death Penalty

The authoritarian Central Asian country, Kazakhstan has abolished the death penalty, making permanent a nearly two-decade freeze on capital punishment. The Republic of Kazakhstan is a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic with a diverse cultural heritage.  Is the most dominant nation of Central Asia economically, generating 60% of the region’s GDP, primarily through its oil and gas industry with vast mineral resources. This is according to the notice on the presidential website. The notice said President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev had signed off on parliamentary ratification of the Second Optional Protocol to the…

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Abisoye Oshodi Lagos Prince Claims Possession Of Stolen Oba Staff

Abisoye Oshodi Lagos Prince Claims Possession Of Stolen Oba Staff

A Prince of Lagos, Abisoye Oshodi, said to based in London, claimed he has in his possession the authentic staff of the office of Oba Rilwan Akiolu, stolen during a sack of the palace by hoodlums in late October. Abisoye in a viral video on Facebook posted by Yoruba-Brazilian Descendants Renascimento Association said the staff of office brought to the palace on 1 January by Oba Akiolu was fake. He, therefore, slammed the king for being an impostor. He claimed Lagos no longer has a king and Akiolu no longer…

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Beyoncé Shares Unseen Footage Of Blue Ivy, Rumi & Sir As She Celebrates The End Of 2020

Beyoncé Shares Unseen Footage of Blue Ivy, Rumi & Sir as She Celebrates the End of 2020

While 2020 will go down as one of the worst years in recent memory for many, Beyoncé has managed to give her fans plenty of things to smile about. From the release of Black Is King on Disney+ to performing on the “Savage” remix with Megan Thee Stallion to her charity BEYGOOD offering grants to those impacted by the eviction crisis, Beyoncé has continually shown she is there for people. And now, as she reflects on the year, Beyoncé has posted oodles of unseen footage on Instagram in her “Cheers to 2020” video. “Cheers to a New Year Beehive!!,” the…

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Adam Nuru Marital Saga: FCMB Reacts To Ethical Misconduct Allegation Against Its MD

Adam Nuru Marital Saga: FCMB Reacts To Ethical Misconduct Allegation Against Its MD

Authorities at First City Monument Bank (FCMB) have reacted to a petition sent to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) calling for the sack of the Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Adam Nuru for alleged unethical behavior. Adam Nuru was alleged to have cornered Mrs. Moyo Thomas, his subordinate at FCMB and the wife of Tunde Thomas (who also worked at FCMB before his death) and impregnated her on two occasions resulting in the birth of two children. According to the petition, Tunde Thomas, who was recently promoted to…

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