EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State. A statement from the antigraft agency says the suspects who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include, Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and…

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Elections: Atiku, Buhari arrive ICC to sign second Peace Accord

Elections: Atiku, Buhari arrive ICC to sign second Peace Accord

President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and his opponent from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, have arrived at the International Conference Center, ICC, in Abuja, for the second signing of the National Peace Accord. According to report from dailypost. The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Patricia Scotland; former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd); Bishop Mathew Kukah, as well as other members of the National Peace Committee…

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Chelsea to move for ‘Zinedine Zidane’ as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement after humiliating 6 – 0 loss to Manchester City

Chelsea to move for ‘Zinedine Zidane’ as Maurizio Sarri’s replacement after humiliating 6 – 0 loss to Manchester City

Premiership club, Chelsea is reportedly considering a move for former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidaneas a replacement for Maurizio Sarri and his assistant Gianfranco Zola. This comes after Chelsea’s humiliating 6 – 0 loss to Manchester City on Sunday that saw them slump to sixth place, with the club current Maurizio Sarri’s future hanging in the balance.  According to The Sun UK, Sarri is running out of backers among the Stamford Bridge hierarchy and talks have taken place among top brass at Chelsea about when they should make…

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Graphic photos: 7 killed in stampede at APC rally in Rivers state

Graphic photos: 7 killed in stampede at APC rally in Rivers state

No fewer than 7 persons lost their lives in a stampede that happened at the APC Presidential rally in Rivers state today Tuesday, February 12th. The rally which held at the Adokiye Amasiamaka Stadium Portharcourt, had more occupants than it could contain. As the crowd began to spill out of the stadium, a stampede ensued and seven persons were counted dead after the situation was brought under control. Their remains have since been deposited in the…

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‘Marriage shouldn’t be your priority if you’re not financially independent’ – Alibaba

‘Marriage shouldn’t be your priority if you’re not financially independent’ – Alibaba

NIgerian comedian, Ali Baba in his advice to ladies said, ‘if as a lady, you are not financially dependent, marriage should not be your priority’. He went on to say, ‘that era of being financially dependent on a man expired many years ago. Sadly, very few women started late to realise that they also had the equal personal requirements to make themselves financially independent’. Many of the men who also believed that women should not…

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2019 election: What Buhari said about APC crisis

2019 election: What Buhari said about APC crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed hope that the crisis threatening the inclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in Zamfara in the coming general elections will soon be over. NAN reports that the President said this in Gusau during his campaign rally in the state on Sunday. “I took an oath as the president of this country to preserve and respect the sanctity of the judiciary and I will maintain this so that the…

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Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election – President Buhari says in new article

Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election – President Buhari says in new article

Read a new article written by President Buhari below On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general election. Four years ago, the country experienced its first democratic transfer of power to the opposition since 1999. The vote in a few days will be no less significant. As president, I have tried to judiciously exercise the trust vested in me to combat the problems of corruption, insecurity and an inequitable economy. All are important. But amongst…

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PDP campaign DG in Gombe State, Bello Tinka defects to APC

PDP campaign DG in Gombe State, Bello Tinka defects to APC

The Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in Gombe State has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhaji Bala Bello Tinka (alias Tinka Point) met with President Buhari at State House, Abuja, on Thursday night, where he pledged allegiance to the APC, and also vowed to bring his political weight to bear on the election of the President for a second term in office. Coming exactly a fortnight to the presidential…

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Seun Kuti to perform at this year’s Grammys

Seun Kuti to perform at this year’s Grammys

Seun Kuti, the Afrobeat singer, and son of the late legend, Fela, has been listed as one of the performers at the 61st Grammy Awards.   Seun Kuti, who was nominated for Best World Music Album will perform with Malian singer/songwriter, Fatoumata Diawara, at the award’s Premiere Ceremony on February 10. A statement on the Grammys’ website reads: “The 61st Grammy Awards will start off with sizzle as the lineup for the Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony…

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EFCC warns former employees parading as current workers of the commission to extort the pubic

EFCC warns former employees parading as current workers of the commission to extort the pubic

EFCC has reacted to the activities of some former staff of the commission who are still parading themselves as being in the employ of the Commission, and using this means to defraud unsuspecting members of the public.  According to EFCC, ‘preliminary investigation shows that some of the fraudsters brandish seemingly authentic Identity Cards as staff of the Commission to prey on their prospective victims. They make monetary demands and in return give promises to help stall…

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