Posted on Fri 21 Sep 2018, 01:10 PM

This write-up was shared by Lagos Lawyer, Liborous Oshoma, on the social media. The claims are not corroborated by any other source, neither has the GTBank responded, which they have the right to.


Many may not know that the epic and ongoing legal battle between industrial mogul, Chief Dr. Innocent Chukwuma, OFR and Guaranty Trust Bank Plc was actually triggered by the actions of a third party – The Nigerian Customs Service – which unlawfully seized and auctioned goods worth N2.5 billion belonging to Chief Chukwuma’s company, Innoson Nigeria Ltd.

Posted on Fri 21 Sep 2018, 11:46 AM

The Nigerian Army is continuing its search operation for a missing retired military officer, Maj. General Idris Alkali, who was declared missing on the 3rd of September.

The operation began Thursday in Dura Du, Jos South local government area of Plateau State with combined efforts from troops from the 3 Division of the Nigerian Army and the Operation Safe Haven. 

The leader of the search and rescue operation, Brigadier-General Umar Mohammed said the vehicle of the missing Major-General was traced to a pond near the area.

Posted on Fri 21 Sep 2018, 11:32 AM

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee has withdrawn the nomination of a lawyer, Ikhide Ehighelua, for the coveted rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria and barred him from applying for the rank for the next five years starting from 2019.

The decision taken at the LPPC’s emergency meeting on Thursday came barely four days to his swearing-in along with 30 others already scheduled to take place at the Supreme Court in Abuja on Monday.

Posted on Fri 21 Sep 2018, 09:12 AM

13 students of Delta State University (DELSU) Abraka have been expelled for exam malpractices and 5 others sent on indefinite suspension for gross misconducts.

Posted on Fri 21 Sep 2018, 08:37 AM

A student of Nwafor Orizu College of Education Nsugbe in Anambra, Philip Chinedu has reportedly committed suicide. 29 year old Philip who was a 200 level student of the school was found dead hanging on the ceiling fan in his room outside the campus.

According to a fellow student, no suicide note was found on him but it was believed that his actions had to do with his inability to meet up with school fees and other payments.

He was said to have complained to his friends about the high tuition fees and his inability to meet with the deadline.

Posted on Thu 20 Sep 2018, 08:16 PM

Premium Times reports that another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term.

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at age 25, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report.

Posted on Thu 20 Sep 2018, 06:35 PM

Jude Ngaji, Chief of Staff to former C’R governor, Liyel Imoke and immediate past State Security Adviser to incumbent CRS governor, Ben Ayade, in this unedited article, reacts to the Donald Duke exclusive interview on

Posted on Thu 20 Sep 2018, 06:24 PM

Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Yakubu Dogara has submitted his nomination Form ahead of next years election.

He was at the PDP Secretariat where he said he is still in shock  "I am still shocked, when I recover from my shock I will tell everyone and my people why I left the APC" 

The speaker is the last of the nAPC to publicly declare for another party.  He said he is happy leaving the party  

"In APC, we have a lot of bouncers in the Party.   I would rather be hated for who I am, than to be loved for who I am not"

Posted on Thu 20 Sep 2018, 06:08 PM

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, have visited flood victims in Umeze-Anam West Local Government Area of the State.

The Vice President told the flood victims that the Federal Government will support them by providing more relief materials to reduce their sufferings.

He directed the immediate supply of foodstuff and financial intervention to the victims, to cushion the effect of the flood situation

Posted on Thu 20 Sep 2018, 05:49 PM

Former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has been named the Director General of the Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, tasked with piloting the 2019 Presidential campaign for the President.

Mr. Amaechi who is the Minister of Transportation, will also serve as the Secretary of the Organisation.

According to a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu, Amaechi  will subsequently announce other appointments into the campaign team as approved by the President.

See full statement below:


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