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Nigeria: A new Dimension to the World of Crime


Why Police are incapacitated By MOHAMMED ISMAIL The spate of crime and security challenges currently bedeviling the nation is a source of concern for Nigerians. The rising wave of crime which precipitated to a near break down of law and order is becoming not only a source of concern to the people but has of […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Why Nigeria Remains Backward


By Simon Kolawole Even if crude oil sells for $2000 per barrel for the next 10 years, you are notlikely to see any significant difference in the quality of life and standard ofliving of ordinary Nigerians. I mean it. The healthcare system would remainlargely the same – and our rulers would continue to fly to […]

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PDPcandidates wins Bagudo/Suru Fedederal Constituency


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared MalamBello Kaoje of PDP as the winner of Bagudo/Suru Federal Constituency re-runelection held on Saturday. The Returning Officer, Mr Shehu Abubakar of Othman Danfodio University,Sokoto, announced that Kaoje secured 74,232 votes to beat Malam Garba Abdullahiof CPC, who scored 17527 votes. The re-run election, which held on […]

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Shell: Ijaw Threaten Fresh attacks over $1.5bn JudgmentDebt


Ijaw leaders in Nigeria havethreatened to attack installations of Shell Petroleum Development Company ofNigeria Limited (SPDC) if the oil company fails to pay a court-ordered $1.5billion compensation to Aborigines for a 1994 oil spill. The elders, who said they were running out of patience, gave the oil giant uptill the end of April to pay […]

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Court Jails Banker SixMonths over N12m ATM Fraud


By Wilson Uwujaren -Head, EFCC Media & Publicity A former banker with First City MonumentBank Plc (FCMB), Olajide Ogundipe, was on February 15th, 2012 sentenced to sixmonths imprisonment by a Federal High court presided by Justice Alaba Ajileyein Lokoja, Kogi State over a N12.3 million automated teller machine, ATM,fraud. Ogundipe, a cash officer with the […]

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BokoHaram kills 4, Robs Bank in MaiduguriNigeria’sBoko Haram Kills 4, Robs Bank In Borno State-Reuters Africa


Suspected members of Nigerian Islamist sectBoko Haram killed four people on Friday when they robbed a bank and stormed apolice station in northeast Borno state, a government official said. Gunmen killed two people during a raid on aUBA branch in Askira town in the early hours before attacking the local policestation, where an officer and […]

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Tuarey Rebels enter Gao, A Key Malian TownTuareg Rebels Enter Gao, A Key Malian Town-AlJazeera


Reports of gunfire near northern garrison town of Gao as Tuareg fighters make gains and pressure on coup leaders grows.   Rebels have attacked Mali’s strategic northern city of Gao, a day after they took the provincial capital of Kidal, witnesses and an official said. The move deepens the crisis in the landlocked nation at […]

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Exclusive! After Jail Term, Convicted Rogue Banker, Cecilia Ibru Resumes Work At Aero Contractor​s Airline


It is no longer news that the convicted former Chief Executive Officer of Oceanic Bank PLC, Mrs Cecilia Ibru has completed her six months prison term. What is however new as exclusively uncovered by   ireports-ng.com is that the rogue banker is now starting a new life at Aero Contractors, an airline wholly owned by […]

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Reps Accuse SEC DG, Aruma Oteh Of Wasting Public Funds…Spends N30m On Hotel Bills In 8 Months…N85,000 On Meals Per Day


The extravagant life and wasteful spending of public funds by the Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Ms Aruma Oteh were exposed today by members of the House of Representatives who also accused her of failing woefully to protect the investments of Nigerians in the rescued five banks and some insurance companies.  The […]

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