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US citizen remanded in Kirikiri Prison for defrauding Nigerians $565,000

by Breaking Timeson June 23, 2017
A United States (US) national, Mr. Marco Antonio Ram­irez, has been remanded in Kirikiri Prison for allegedly defraud­ing three Nigerians of $565,000. The defendant, who claimed to be the managing director of three companies, USA Now Plc, Eagl­eford Instalodge Group and USA Now Energy Capital Group, will remain in prison custody pending the hearing of his […]

Court remands ex-minister, Olajumoke Akinjide, in EFCC custody

by Breaking Timeson June 23, 2017
Former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territo­ry (FCT), Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, has been remanded in prison custody for alleged finan­cial fraud of N650 million. Mrs. Akinjide, who was a minister under former Presi­dent Goodluck Jonathan, was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday for the of­fence. She is being […]

Susan Wenger the white woman who became Adun­ni Olorisa

by Breaking Timeson June 23, 2017
Susan Wenger, also known as Adun­ni Olorisa was an artist and a priest­ess, who became attracted to the Af­rican culture when she came to Nigeria. She was known for encouraging Yor­ubas to embrace their culture which was going extinct because of the influence of the western world. She led the task of protecting the sacred […]

Man arraigned for pouring Urine on Woman

by Breaking Timeson June 23, 2017
A 35-year-old man, Isaiah Abadia, has been arraigned in a Gudu Upper Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly pour­ing urine on a woman. The suspect is facing two-count charge of assault and public nuisance. The police prosecutor, Fidelis Ogbobe , had ear­lier told the court that the complainant, Miss Jimoh Ozochi, of Lugbe report­ed the matter […]

Tailor arraigned for pushing man to drown in Lagoon

by Breaking Timeson June 23, 2017
A tailor, Sulaimon Ba­batunde, has been charged before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly pushing a man to drown in the Lagos Lagoon. The 24-year-old Baba­tunde who resides at Isale Gambari Street, Ilorin, Kwara State, was docked on charges of conspiracy and murder. Magistrate Helen Omi­sore ordered that the ac­cused should remain […]

Why we can’t devalue Naira – CBN

by Breaking Timeson June 23, 2017
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given explana­tions why it would not succumb to pressure to further devalue or float the Naira. CBN Acting Director, Public Communications, Mr. Isaac Okora­for gave the explanations in Umua­hia, Abia State during a sensitiza­tion forum on CBN intervention programmes for young entrepre­neurs, farmers, traders, cooperative societies,and young school […]