Akpobolokemi has case to answer over alleged N2.6bn fraud, court rules

A Federal High Court Lagos, on Monday, overruled a no case submission by former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, charged with N2.6 billion fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Dec. 4, 2015, arraigned Akpobolokemi alongside five others, for allegedly diverting N2.6 billion from…

Nigeria moves up in latest FIFA Ranking

Nigeria moved up to the 41st position in the World and retained the fifth in Africa in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings. The rankings released by the World Football governing body showed that Nigeria moved up three places from the 44th position in September, but maintained the fifth spot in Africa. It said that…

3000 APC supporters defected to PDP in Taraba

NO fewer than 3000 supporters of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Taraba yesterday dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), citing disagreements rocking the state chapter of the party. Speaking during a ceremony to welcome at the PDP state secretariat in Jalingo, a former Speaker of the Taraba State Assembly, Mr. Simon…

NiMet predicts flooding in parts of Nigeria in July

The current soil moisture condition across Nigeria shows prospects of moderate to severe run-off over Kaduna, Benue, Anambra, Delta, Gombe, Zamfara and Northern Yobe between July and September, according to Nigerian Meteorological Agency, (NiMet). In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Mrs Tessy Ushie, Head of Public Relations Unit, explained that NiMet made the prediction…

Beyonce Flaunt Pictures Of Her Newborn Twins

Popular U.S singer, Beyonce has on Friday via Instagram posted for the first time the image of her newborn twins. Newsmen gathered that today 14 July marks it exactly one month, Beyonce gave birth to her gorgeous twins ‘Sir Carter and Rumi.’