How I was deceived by EFCC – Ex-NIMASA DG

A former Acting Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Haruna BabaJauro, has narrated how some officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) ‘played the fast one on him’ while on an investigative mission to the agency sometimes in July 2015. He made the disclosure while testifying in a trialwithin- trial ordered by Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos to determine the voluntariness of a statement he wrote at the commission’s office while being investigated over an alleged N304.1 million…

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Runaway bride may have ‘spiritual husband’ –Family source

       …left home five days before wedding   The wedding ceremony between Taiwo Orimoloye and Abiodun Isaac was called off following the disappearance of the bride five days to the wedding ceremony. BABATOPE OKEOWO reports that the family of the bride blames the incident on spiritual problem while the groom still retains hope that the bride remains his.     In what looked as scene from the Nollywood movie, a bride to be; Miss Ruth Taiwo Orimoloye left home five days to the solemnization of her wedding and has not…

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Broken jinx (II)

As Chima Okere, who left Calabar, Cross River State for Abia State that Saturday evening to check on his old mum Madam Ndozi, walked into his family’s lounge, he observed without much ado that the woman in question had been in sorrowful mood considering the look on her aged face; her countenance was pale and moody as her shoulders were calmly held by Emeka. “Mama, what is it?” he inquired, standing by the entrance. There was absolute tranquility all over. Chima walked closer to them. “Mama..?” he dished out. “My…

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Bundles of joy, bag of sorrow

Two men are at loggerheads with the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba over the death of their wives separately, soon after child birth. But the hospital is insisting that they died of natural causes. DOMINIC ADEWOLE reports from Asaba It is a common belief that a new born child has come to partake in the prosperity of life. But when in the cause of the birth, the mother, who is supposed to be proud dies, the matter becomes a thing of sorrow. It is so because, throughout the nine months of…

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