2019: Nigeria Can Only Get it Right with Restructuring  – OPC

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has reaffirmed its belief in restructuring, saying Nigeria can only get it right when all the federating states develop at their own pace. Speaking yesterday at a briefing with newsmen , Publicity Secretary of the group, Mr. Yinka Oguntimehin,said as the 2019 election draws nearer, it is very important for […]

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Prosecutor’s Absence Stalls Trial of Firms Linked To Patience Jonathan’s $15.5m Fraud

Hearing could not continue at a Lagos Federal High Court, today where three persons and four companies are standing trial for alleged cover up in the   $15.5million belonging to former First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan. At the resumed hearing of matter today, Mr Ademola Adefolaju who holds the brief of Mr Gboyega Oyewole, SAN, lawyer […]

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N1.6bn Fraud: Dudafa, Other Urge Court To Dismiss EFCC’s Amended Charge

The former Senior Special Assistant to the for President Goodluck Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Dr. Emmanuel Waripamo-Oweu Dudafa, today, urged a Lagos Federal High Court, to dismiss amended charge filed against him on alleged N1.6 billion fraud. Dudafa alongside Mr. Iwejuo Joseph are being tried before Justice Mohammed Idris court on the alleged offences by […]

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Pension Fraud: EFCC Secures Interim Forfeiture of N397m

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered the interim forfeiture to the Federal Government the sum of N357,206,311.15, $91,955.38 (N33, 411, 987.32) and £15,050 (N7, 040 , 841.5) stashed in two commercial banks, and which are believed to be proceeds of pension fraud. The judge had on October 26, 2018 issued […]

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N3.2bnFraud: Court Revokes Kalu’s Bail For Traveling Without Permission

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, revoked the bail of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu for travelling to Germany without the permission of the court. Justice Mohammed Idris, who presided over the court also ordered the former governor to submit himself and his passport to the Economy and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]

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N754.8m NIMASA Fraud: We Did Not Plea Bargain With EFCC – Ex-Defendants 

A new twist has ensured in the trial former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokeme and five others currently facing trial for allegedly stealing the sum of N754.8 million, as the prosecuting agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decided to withdraw charges against three of […]

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Ondo State Speaker, Deputy Impeached

The Ondo state Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun and Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji of the house of assembly has been impeached. Both were impeached over gross misconduct. Recall that the deputy speaker lroju Ogundeji was been impeached and subsequently reinstated early this year More as the event unfolds. 70 total views, no views today

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BREAKING: President Buhari Approves N30,000 As New Minimum Wage

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. He gave his approval while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. With the approval, a bill is expected to be sent to the National Assembly to effect the change from […]

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N2.2bn Fraud: Court Fixes Nov. 12 for Hearing of Final Forfeiture Suit Again Amosu

A Federal High Court, Lagos, Tuesday, fixed November 12, to hear a motion, seeking final forfeiture to the Federal Government, of the sum of N2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun had issued an interim order of forfeiture of the sum, on June 14, following […]

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Court Gives Ex-Abia Gov, Kalu, Seven-Day Ultimatum To Open His Defence In Alleged N7.6bn Fraud Trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, November 5, 2018, ordered a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to return to the country within the next seven days to open his defence in an alleged N7.6bn fraud trial. Kalu is standing trial alongside his former Commissioner […]

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