Nigerian Breweries Celebrates Outstanding Trade Partners at 2020 Distributors Award ceremony

Nigeria’s foremost brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc has restated its commitment to its business partners across the country. This was evident at the 2020 Distributors Award ceremony held at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos to honour and reward outstanding trade partners who excelled in 2019. The company gave out over 245 awards in […]

Police arrest women for engaging in same sex romance in Lagos

Adaeze Okonkwo, Sakirat Oyediran, Adetutu Lawal, Abosede Oyeyemi and Omosunsola Ige are among those arrested on Saturday for committing lesbianism in Lagos. According to sources,the women were arrested and taken into custody after an anonymous tipoff to the police for engaging in “illegal romantic displays”. The police confirmed the women had been arrested after being […]

Coca-Cola Breathes New Life into Maternity Hospitals in Alimosho

New mothers who have a heavy reliance on the public maternity in Alimosho have more reasons to celebrate now, thanks to the Coca-Cola Safe Birth Initiative. These mothers and their babies are now considered to be well catered for following Coca-Cola’s visit to the maternity ward and neonatal unit medical facility in Alimosho. It was […]

EFCC Arrest Muhammed Audu for fraud

Ex-Kogi Gov, Abubakar Audu’s Son, Muhammed Arrested for Alleged Fraud The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested Muhammed Audu, son of the late Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of Kogi State, for his alleged involvement in an alleged fraud. The suspect was arrested on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 for […]

Unilag lecturer jailed 21 years for rape

Ikeja High Court today sentenced a former part-time lecturer in the University of Lagos, Akin Azeez Baruwa aged 45 to 21 years imprisonment for raping an 18-year-old admission seeker. The Presiding judge, Justice Josephine Oyefeso said the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt and that the medical evidence was consistent with the testimony of […]

AA Oil owner,Aliyu Abubakar to stand trial over $500m bribe scandal

Italian judge has ordered a Nigerian businessman and AA Oil boss, Aliyu Abubakar, to stand trial for alleged international corruption relating to a Nigeria oil graft case involving Eni and Shell, a judicial source and his lawyer said on Wednesday. Milan prosecutors allege that Abubakar, a reclusive billionaire and chairman of AA Oil, played a […]

Online loan company, Aella Credit gets $10M raise

Focused on improving financial inclusion for West Africa’s low-income segment, a Nigerian fintech start-up, Aella has raised a $10m debt financing round, from HQ Financial Group (HQF), Singapore-based private company specializing in new material science, semiconductor and blockchain financial investments. This debt financing round is Aella’s second raise and will bolster the company’s commitment to […]

EFCC charge Umukoro for N164 Million Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, arraigned one Fidelis Umukoro alongside his company, Raremax Global Investments Limited. They were arraigned before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a five-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of N164, 960,829 […]

EFCC detains Baba Ijebu son, Segun Adebutu over lotto tax fraud

Segun Adebutu, one of the sons of Baba Ijebu Adebutu Kessignton, Billionaire lotto magnate has been arrested,detained and questioned by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Kessington Adebutu, Nigeria’s gambling mogul whose business empire has enjoyed decades of patronage as a household name across the country, has become a new target of a vast corruption investigation […]