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American Charged With Money Laundering, Illegal Weapons Sale to Nigeria

Ara Dolarian, 58, was arrested on Wednesday, May 15, in Fresno, California, on a criminal complaint charging him with illegally brokering the sale of military-grade arms and munitions to Nigeria’s federal government under the Goodluck Jonathan administration. He is also charged with money laundering, and conspiracy, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott …

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Capt Hamisu Yadudu is New FAAN MD

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the appointment of Captain Hamisu Rabiu Yadudu as the new Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria. His appointment was conveyed through a letter, referenced FMA/PSAPPT/CEO/014/VOL.I/3 and dated May 20, 2019 from the Federal Ministry of Transportation. Capt. Yadudu, who took …

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Police Arrest School Gardener Who Beat WASCE Candidate to Death

A school gardener, Femi Aderonmu, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly beating a Senior Secondary School 3 pupil of the Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School, Iponri, Rafiu Adagun, to death. It was gathered that Rafiu was heading home after writing his West African Senior School …

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Court Remands Naira Marley in Kirikiri for Internet Scam

The Kirikiri Maximum Prison may come alive with many musical shows with the entrance of Azeez Adeshina Fashola also know as Naira Marley in custody. This follows his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on May 20, 2019. Naira Marley was arraigned before before …

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UK Court Jails Three Nigerians 40 yrs for Illegal Firearms Deal

Three men who conspired to transport firearms and drugs into the UK via Eurotunnel have been sentenced to a total of 40 years. On Friday 17 May at Woolwich Crown Court, Kennedy Udo, 28 (26.12.1990) of Avery Hill Road, Eltham, SE9 was sentenced to eight years and six months, having …

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19 Oil Bunkers Plea Bargain, Get One Year Jail Term Each

A gang of illegal automotive gas oil dealers were last week arraigned at the Federal High Court Lagos before Justice Rilwan Aikawa for illegal dealings in petroleum products without licence. The gang of 19 men include, Ayeah John, Emmanuel Tosin, Ayetiniyi Ademola Agbayo Lawrence Adelia Thomas, Idowu Surprise, Benjamin ThankGod …

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PDP Governors Prefers Fayemi i in Two-man Race for NGF Chairman

Ahead of the election of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) chairman, there are indications that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors prefer their Ekiti State colleague, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai. The seventh NGF poll will hold on Wednesday in Abuja. El-Rufai may back out of the …

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Gunmen Kidnap Three Wedding Guests in Ondo

There was a confusion at Akoko area at the weekend when three wedding guests travelling in a Toyota Corolla car and Mitsubishi Pick-up Van heading for a wedding at Ikare Akoko were reportedly abducted by unknown gunmen along Auga-Ikare road in Akoko North east local government area of Ondo state. …

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Amputated Pupil Stabbed By Classmate Cries for Justice

Anome Emereh, a pupil of Army Day Secondary School, Owode Yewa, Ogun State, has demanded justice after losing his right hand in an attack by his classmate, Lateef Ebunolorun. Emereh, who has since been forced to write with his left hand, lamented that the experience was gruelling. City Round learnt …

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Cleric in Police Net for Turning Daughter to Sex Slave

An Islamic cleric, Moruf Fadipe, 48 (aka Alfa Moruf) has been arrested by police operatives at Ikotun Police Division led by the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Tarzan Tsav, for raping and turning his 22-year-old daughter into a sex slave in Lagos. The incident took place at 15 Yemi Ogunleye Street, …

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