Court asked to compel EFCC to probe ex-Gov Oshiomhole

An anti-corruption crusader, Bishop Osadolor Ochei, Thursday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja for an order of mandamus compelling the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to commence criminal proceedings against former Edo state governor and National Chairmanship aspirant, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on alleged corruption. He filed an ex-parte …

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4 men in prison for raping 15-year-old girl

Four men, who allegedly defiled a 15- year-old girl leading to her conception were on Thursday in Lagos remanded atthe Kirikiri Prisons by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. NAN reports that the accused, Henry Edmond, 47, metal fabricator; Richard Effiong, 22, businessman; Simeon Michael, 30, self employed; and Ashumu Muhammed, 33, …

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I only put my hand, I didn’t rape her – Driver tells court

A driver, Emmanuel Okorie, who allegedely defiled his neighbour’s 15-year-old sister, has denied the allegation leveled against him by the Lagos State Government. The defendant, who is standing trial before a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, on Wednesday, told Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye: “I let her go when I discovered …

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Buhari to sign 2018 budget next week

President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget next week. This was confirmed by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Wednesday. Adesina was speaking to State House correspondents, at the end of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). “The budget will be signed next week. We will give you …

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Abia Electoral Commission under lock over unpaid rent

The office of the Abia State Independent Electoral Commission, has been put under lock and key by the landlord over eight years of unpaid rent. The state Electoral Commission is located at Library Avenue, in Umuahia, the state capital. Speaking with DAILY POST at ABSIEC premises in Umuahia, on Wednesday, …

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