Omo Agege, others‘ll face justice – Saraki

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By Nwafor Sunday The senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that those involved in the desecration of the hallowed chamber with the intention of destroying Nigeria’s democracy on Wednesday will be brought to justice. He said this while reacting to the recent attack allegedly organised by the senator representing […]

Swiss Golden Ponzi Scheme: Russian, 2 Nigerians arrested

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recovered a total of N216,402,565.05 (Two Hundred and Sixteen Million, Four Hundred and Two Thousand, Five Hundred Sixty Naira, Five Kobo) only from Swiss Golden Investment, an online investment that purportedly deals in buying and selling of Gold Bars. The recovery was […]

55 politicians, others ‘stole N1, 354tr between 2006-2013’ – SERAP

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A new report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has revealed how “55 politicians, high-level public officials and leaders allegedly stole N1, 354tr between 2006 and 2013 from the nation’s treasury.” According to the report, “The amount of money embezzled, misappropriated or stolen by public officials and leaders […]

Keyamo appointed spokesman for Buhari’s 2019 campaign

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Festus Keyamo (SAN) has been appointed as the the Director, Strategic Communications for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaigns. According to Keyamo on his Twitter handle he said: ”With this letter below, I have just been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications (Official Spokesperson) for the President’s 2019 Presidential Campaigns. I […]

FG drops charge against civil servant docked over ownership of 86 exotic cars, houses

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The Federal Government, on Tuesday, withdrew the two-count criminal charge it filed against the Director of Finance and Account in the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah over his alleged failure to declare his ownership of 86 exotic cars. Tumsah was docked before the Federal High […]

Why foreign investors avoid Nigeria —Yusuf, LCCI boss

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Nigeria’s quest to attract foreign investment inflow may continue to be a mirage unless contractual obligations and agreements are respected by the government, Muda Yusuf, Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industries, LCCI said. Speaking at the Vanguard Economic Discourse, held in Lagos last weekend, Yusuf said that the history […]

Young Nigerian must lead the country in 2019 —IBB

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Pledges support for Northern Elders Forum By Wole Mosadomi MINNA—Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (retd), has again urged Nigerians to ensure that only the younger generations were voted to power in the country. This came on a day former Military President also threw his weight behind the newly formed […]

Fuel Subsidy

Fuel subsidy payment rises to N17bn in one month

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Fuel subsidy payment incurred by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, rose by N9.94 billion to N16.785 billion. This was to ensure that the price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, did not rise above the official rate of N145 per litre. Data obtained from the NNPC Monthly […]

DERE OTUBU TO BE JAILED BY THE EFCC OVER MULTI-BILLION NAIRA CONTRACT FRAUD IN DELTA STATE

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Following details of series of investigations conducted by Conduct and Due Process Group, an Due Process and Anti-Corruption civil society group into contracts awarded in Delta State in the previous administration of the state, it was gathered that Delta State Businessman and Executive Banker Dere Otubu was involved in multiple […]