EFCC traces N2.5bn to ex-minister’s housemaid account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced over N2.5billion opened in the name of a former female minister’s housemaid. According to the anti-graft agency, the account was opened by a former influential minister in the name of the housemaid, as part of the effort to cover her track, The Nation reports. A highly Read more

Buhari, Osinbajo, Saraki, Governors can be arrested while in office – Falana

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana said any president or governor who committed criminal act could be arrested while in office and taken for trials. Falana said this while speaking on: “Limit of executive immunity” in Benin to mark the 60th birthday of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Edo, Read more

Niger Delta Avengers claim five attacks in blow to cease-fire

Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group operating in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger River region, said it attacked five crude-pumping facilities overnight Sunday, dealing a blow to the government’s effort to enforce a cease-fire. The targets included Chevron Corp.’s oil wells 7 and 8 and three trunk lines belonging to Nigerian Petroleum Development Corp., the exploration unit Read more

Tiger kills caretaker in Spanish nature park; reason unclear

An animal caretaker has been found dead in a nature park in the southern Spanish town of Benidorm after she was attacked by a tiger for reasons that remain unclear. The deadly attack occurred at 5 p.m. Saturday, when the Red Cross received a call from local police, informing them that a woman had been Read more