nigerian metro news 080319

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court sentences Lekan Shonde to death for killing wife – Punch Newspapers

    The Lagos State High Court on Friday sentenced Lekan Shonde to death by hanging for killing his wife, Ronke. Lekan Shonde, a depot worker in the Apapa area of Lagos State, was found guilty of the murder of his wife. PUNCH Metro had reported that 51-year-old … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police slam ₦2.5bn fraud charges against Access Bank CEO, three others – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos has charged the managing director and chief executive officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, with 21 counts of conspiracy and stealing before an Ogun State High Court. Mr Wigwe, Alawode Oluseye, Bayo Adesina, and Access Bank Plc are accused … Read...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Fire engulfs INEC office in Akwa Ibom – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been gutted by fire, a day to a crucial governorship and house of assembly elections in the state. The cause of the fire remains unknown for now. A security … Read more...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Supreme court upholds seizure of Patience Jonathan’s $8.4m – TheCable

    The supreme court has upheld an order of interim forfeiture made by a federal high court in Lagos in connection to the $8.4 million reportedly traced to Patience Jonathan, former first lady. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had announced that it traced the money to her. In …...