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List of owners of Lagos luxury apartments one of which warehoused $50 million – Saharareporters.com

April 20, 2017

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1A  – Former Guaranty Trust Bank Chairman, Fola Adeola 1B  – Former Anambra Governor & Mrs. Peter Obi 2A – Ahmed Kida 2B – Ahmed Kida but apartment occupied by Esther Ogbue (a recently retired MD of NNPC) 3A – Kayode Sonaike 3B – Sterling Assets 4A and 4B – Leo Stan Ekeh 5A – […]

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Nigeria, where anything is possible, in world’s eyes as truth behind $50m cash found in a Lagos apartment, remains unsolved

April 18, 2017

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There have been reports of huge sums of cash discovered by Nigeria’s crime-investigating agency, the Economic & Financial Crimes Commission lately. Among multiple finds were a couple of what is “trending” – to borrow an info-age cliche – within Nigeria’s cesspool of corruption government officialdom which seems to have been enhanced by the new “Whistle-blower” […]

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Why a Lagos slum is producing Nigeria’s top football talent – bbc.com

April 17, 2017

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    Taribo West is just one of the many top footballers to come out of Ajegunle [Getty Images] Ajegunle is known for being one of Lagos’ toughest, most dangerous slums, but it also has another reputation – for producing some of Nigeria’s top footballers. So what’s the secret to its unlikely success? For a […]

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NIGERIA: Country’s crime-investigating agency uncovers ANOTHER huge sum of money in Lagos – EFCC Twitter Account

April 13, 2017

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  EFCC Nigeria‏Verified account @officialEFCC   #EFCC Uncovers Yet Another Huge Sum of Money in Lagos. Bankers Are Around With Their Machines To Assist. Counting Will Be A While A sweating EFCC official checks bundles of US greenbacks! ONE OF THE MANY COMMENTS AFTER THE TWITTER POST Replying to @officialEFCC Uncovered these monies at No16, Osborne […]

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USA: The mystery man in Room 223 who died in Oakland fire traced to Òṣogbo, Nigeria

April 12, 2017

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Oakland, California fire mystery stories – http://www.mercurynews.com A deadly fire burns on San Pablo and Mead avenues in Oakland, California, on March 27, 2017. (Laura A. Oda/ Bay Area News Group)     The fourth, unnamed victim in the 2551 San Pablo Ave. fire has been identified, but investigators can’t find his relatives and the Nigerian […]

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Nigeria: Convicted fugitive from US Law confirmed to head Lagos State Safety Commission – premiumtimesng.com

April 11, 2017

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Lagos Assembly confirms fugitive convicted for fraud in U.S. as head of state’s Safety Commission By Ben Ezeamalu Hakeem Dickson “On the issue of his confirmation, we did not receive any petition from any quarter, nothing was forwarded to us. “His confirmation was done in open plenary, if there was anything like a criminal record, it […]

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Nigerian lawyer indicted for fraud in the UK makes list of “suitably qualified candidates” as judge of country’s second highest court – premiumtimesng.com

March 27, 2017

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INVESTIGATION: Lawyer indicted for fraud in the UK nominated as judge of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal  –  premiumtimesng.com By Nicholas Ibekwe EXCERPTS On February 22, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, published the names of 12 lawyers it said had been shortlisted for appointment as Court of Appeal judges after an intensive two-day screening exercise that involved […]

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Nigeria: Recent mayhem at Ilé-Ifẹ̀ exacerbated by Abuja & Northern meddling, offshoot of pirates’ structure of Nigerian state – Atayéṣe

March 27, 2017

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Map of Nigeria showing Ilé-Ifẹ̀ [Google Images] One must ask on the Ife crisis:  what and where made it a matter for the central government? Why the rash and rush visit by the central government’s Internal Affairs Minister? To an unbiased mind looking at a matter in a supposed FEDERAL TYPE OF GOVERNMENT, the likely answer […]

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Nigeria’s “First Ladyism”: Update on Turai Yar Adua’s Cancer Center for which she raised billions – Tola Adenle

March 15, 2017

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Abandoned Cancer Center which was touted to be “first of its kind in Nigeria and indeed West Africa”, overgrown with weeds and many vehicles rotting away. [Credit: premiumtimesng.com]     In May 2009, President Yar Adua was already a very sick man when I wrote “Alhaja Yar Adua’s ‘First Ladyism’” for one of my weekly essays […]

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Nigeria: President Buhari’s words on arrival to Nigeria are worth sharing – Tola Adenle

March 11, 2017

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  “Having said that, I am pleased that I am back. I am pleased that the Vice President enjoyed this break and he has to do much more this time around,” Buhari said. “Youthfulness and intellect are squarely behind him while age and purely military experience are behind me. “Let us continue to do the […]

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