Court Sentence Badagry Prince to jail

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court, Ikeja on Tuesday found Prince Semasa James guilty of uttering of documents and sentenced him to a year in prison on each count, which is to run concurrently or an option of N450,000 fine. Semasa was dragged to court for committing fraud against 26 siblings in the […]

GTBank declares N238Billion Profit Before Tax

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its Audited Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2020 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.A review of the result shows improved performance across all key financial metrics in the face of the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting the quality of past decisions […]

Pregnant Lawyer, colleague exchange blows over client in court

A pregnant lawyer, Adaobi Emeka and her learned colleague Nkiru Nwayanwu exchanged blows inside the premises of Ojo Magistrate court over a client they jostled to represent in court,Gistmaster gathered Adaobi and Nkiru were arrested and by officers from Ojo Police station. They were both charged next day on one count of affray by engaging […]

American returnee petition Governor Makinde over wanton killings and destruction of her farmland

American returnee,Mrs Olajumoke Awosika has made a clarion call to Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde over wanton destruction of her farmland,property and wanton killings by Fulani herdsmen in her locality. Indeed these are trying times for us farmers in Nigeria especially in Oyo state. I have been farming in Ibaayin village off Elekuru/Olorisaoko in Akinyele […]

Buhari extends Adamu’s tenure as IGP

Minister of Police Affairs, Mohammad Dingyadi, on Thursday, said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), has extended the tenure of Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector-General of Police for three months. The minister disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the extension was necessary to give room […]

Corruption:how ex-Zamfara Governor Yari wired N350m to EFAB Estate hours before leaving office

Hours before his tenure was up in Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari hurriedly transferred N350 million in an unexplained transaction to EFAB Properties Limited, a chain of private estates popular amongst the upper middle-class in Abuja, Peoples Gazette can report. The transfer on May 28, 2019, was deposited around midnight, hours before the transfer of power on […]

Court okays arrest of Richard Laing,MD ExxonMobil

Court Gives EFCC Nod to Arrest Mobil Nigeria MD A Federal High Court, Abuja has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the nod to arrest Mr. Richard Laing, Managing Director, ExxonMobil Nigeria. Justice Okon Abang on Friday January 29, 2021 granted the Commission’s application for a Bench Warrant to arrest the managing director […]

Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces Three Senior Executive Appointments

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced three senior executive appointments, effective February 1, 2021. This follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on, which this year prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruptive effects of […]