Lagos News

Man charged over Nigerian ‘First Lady’ email scam

Lagos, Nigeria | AFP | A 48-year-old man appeared in court on Monday accused of attempting to defraud people around the world of $20.5 million by pretending to be Nigeria’s First Lady.

The Independent , Uganda Nov 20, 2018

Man charged over Nigerian 'First Lady' email scam

The defendant pleaded not guilty before a judge sitting at the Federal High Court in Lagos.

News 24 , South Africa Nov 20, 2018

Gbajabiamila urges South-West to reject Atiku’s SGF offer

The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Gbajabiamila said this in Lagos at the presentation of 350 laptops to students and youths in his Surulere Federal Constituency 1.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 20, 2018

How Badagry prince cheated siblings out of N500m property – Witness

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe One of the princes of Kweme land in Badagry, Adebowale James, has narrated to the Lagos State Special Offences Court how his fellow prince, Semasa James, defrauded his 26 siblings of N500m, property of their late father, Oba Afolabi James.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 20, 2018

Obanikoro moved N1.2bn to Ekiti for Fayose in three aircraft – Witness

Oladimeji Ramon The trial of the immediate-past Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose for alleged theft and money laundering opened on Monday with a prosecution witness narrating to the court how a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, helped the ex-governor to move N1.2bn cash from Lagos to Ekiti by loading the cash in three aircraft.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 20, 2018

Family blames Ikeja Electric as wire electrocutes Lagos churchgoer

Deji Lambo The family of Veronica Oboh has been thrown into mourning after she got electrocuted by a high tension wire that fell off a power pole in the Ijaiye area of Agege Local Government, Lagos State.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 20, 2018

Estate subscribers sue firm over alleged breach of contract

The defendant also claimed that it does not need the consent of the claimant or any other person to nominate a facility manager to mange its estate known as Diamond Estate, Ajah Lagos State.

The Guardian , Nigeria Nov 20, 2018

Why Nigeria must be restructured, by Ohanaeze, Afenifere, M-Belt Forum @ Zik’s anniversary

By EbunSessou Lagos—THE call for the restructuring of the Nigerian State received a boost weekend when prominent ethnic nationalities in Nigeria gathered to remember Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe on his 114th posthumous birthday at the Nigeria Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Main Auditorium in Lagos.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Nov 19, 2018

LABAF has inspired other book festivals in Nigeria — Akinosho – Punch Newspapers

Chux Ohai The 20th Lagos Book and Art Festival, easily one of the most popular annual cultural events in Nigeria, may have come and gone, but some of the activities will linger in the memories of the guests and participants for a long while.

Punch , Nigeria Nov 19, 2018

BPP to deploy modern technology in public procurement —Ahmadu

Carsbazr announces live auction in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt Chief Press Secretary/Head, Media, and Public Relations, BPP, Segun Imohiosen, in a statement, quoted Ahmadu as saying: “The matrix is a digital way to go to categorise and classify a contractor, consultant, and service provider in their areas of competence for effective performance without any intrusion into other areas.”

Vanguard News , Nigeria Nov 19, 2018