Detectives arrest popular nightclub owner over alleged money laundering

Detectives arrest popular nightclub owner over alleged money laundering Popular nightclub owner and Instagram celebrity, Okechukwu popularly called ‘Cubana Chief Priest’ has been arrested by detectives attached to the Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit. Okechukwu is the proprietor of posh nightclub, The Cubana with outlets on Lagos Island and Ikeja. Top police sources at the Police Force Headquarters annex in Lagos told The Guardian that he is being held in custody for money laundering, reckless use of policemen and questionable lavish lifestyle.  The club owner was seen on his social media page displaying foreign currencies, which raised the attention of detectives.“As I speak with you, he is in our cell. They use the police recklessly on social media and display bunch of

US-based Nigerian sentenced to jail for love scam

US-based Nigerian sentenced to jail for love scam A 51-year-old man of Nigerian origin, Ronayerin Ogolor, has been sentenced to three years in prison for internet fraud in the United States. Ogolor was sentenced by US Chief District Judge, Beth Phillips, and was ordered to pay $871,739 in restitution to his 13 victims. Court documents said 13 victims from around the US and Italy each sent tens of thousands of dollars to Ogolor. In one case, a widow from Indiana who received a friend request on Facebook was led to believe that one of Ogolor’s accomplices was a widower named ‘Lawrence Garrison’ working on an oil rig off the coast of Louisiana. In October 2019, Ogolor pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit

We’ll ensure smooth take-off of Federal College of Education in Osun – Oyetola

We’ll ensure smooth take-off of Federal College of Education in Osun – Oyetola Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his administration will ensure smooth and effective take-off of the proposed Federal College of Education in the state. Oyetola said this when members of the technical team of the Federal Ministry of Education and the National Commission for Colleges of Education visited him on Saturday in Osogbo. The governor said the state government would do everything possible to support the Federal Government in its plan to establish the college in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Federal Government had, in January, approved the establishment of six federal colleges of education in the six geo-political zones of the country. NAN also reports that

Asking me to step down is ridiculous, says Akeredolu

Asking me to step down is ridiculous, says Akeredolu Governor Rotimi Akerodolu The Ondo State Government has described as ludicrous a recent claim by one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirants, Chief Olusola Oke that he made overtures to Governor Rotimi Akerodolu to step down for him ahead of the election. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Special Duties and Strategy, Dr Doyin Odebowale, who stated this added that such statement made by Oke to journalists after the submission of his nomination and declaration of interest forms in Abuja, should excite not only sympathy but also a grave concern for perception of some public figures. Oke, the controversial Unity Forum candidate claimed that he had been “reaching out” to the Governor

Armed robber kills colleague during operation in Ondo

Armed robber kills colleague during operation in Ondo It was a bizarre scene in Okitipupa, headquarters of Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State yesterday when an armed robber killed his colleague during a robbery operation. The armed robbery suspect was shot dead by his colleague while they were fleeing a robbery scene. Eyewitnesses said the the incident happened when two gunmen attacked a Point of Sale (POS) centre in Okitipupa after arriving on a motorcycle. After carrying out the operation, the attendant at the POS centre alerted residents of the area as the robbers tried to escape. The alarm made residents in the area give the robbers a hot pursuit. One of the suspects on noticing the crowd chasing them shot into the air

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