Tuesday, 4 February 2014

House finally confirms Appointment of Service Chiefs

The appointment of all the service chiefs nominated by President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesay got the formal blessing of the House of Representatives following the adoption of the report of the joint committees of Defence, Navy, Air force and Army.
Last  wednesday, the joint committees screened the new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Marshal Alex Badeh, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Major-General Kenneth Minimah, Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Rear Admiral Usman Jibrin and Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Adesola Amosu, in a closed door session.

EXCLUSIVE: Police Finally Arrest Former Lagos Deputy Governor

Months after she was declared wanted, the Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police has finally arrested the former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Aderoju Ojikutu.
Ojikutu who was declared wanted by the unit on June 19, 2013 in connection with the case of obtaining the sum of N130million from one Cajethan Okekearu, was arrested at her residence yesterday evening.

EXCLUSIVE: Court Docks Cobbler for DefilingTwins in Lagos

The Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates' Court yesterday docked one Yusuf Ojuolape, a 23-year-old cobbler,  for defiling six-year-old twins at the Okearin area of Lagos Island. 
The suspect who appeared before the court, was charged with the defilement of the six-year-old twins in his residence, which contravenes section 135 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.