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Ex-President Jonathan’s ex-campaign chief Ngozi Olojeme forfeits 38 houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced 38 choice houses to a former Chairman of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Dr. Ngozi Olojeme.

EFCC arrests finance chief of ex-President Jonathan’s campaign over alleged N69 billion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 presidential election.

Civil servant bags 35 years in jail over N2.5m fraud

A civil servant with Benin Owena River Basin Development Authority (BORBDA), Mr. Monday Isiorh Okoh, has been sentenced to 35 years in jail for mismanaging the agency’s N2.5 million.

Pensioners seek direct pay from allocations to indebted states

A suit has been filed asking the ECOWAS Court of Justice to “order the government of President Buhari to deduct the pensions, salaries and gratuities of pensioners and workers from the statutory allocations of indebted state governments and pay the same directly to the pensioners and workers on a monthly basis”.

SERAP, pensioners drag federal govt to ECOWAS Court over unpaid pensions, salaries

They want immediate payment of all outstanding pensions, salaries and gratuities through deductions from statutory allocations of the indebted state governments, and payment of adequate money compensation of N50 million to each of the pensioners and workers.

Banks begin compilation of accounts without BVN

Deposit Money Banks on Friday began compilation of customers’ accounts without Bank Verification Numbers.

EFCC probes Governor Ayodele Fayose over alleged diversion of bailout funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating the Ayodele Fayose government in Ekiti for alleged diversion of over N680million meant for salaries and pension of civil servants .

N3.2bn Benue councils funds diverted in 3 years – FG

The Federal Government has revealed how five officials allegedly diverted the sum of about N3.2bn belonging to the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria in Benue State within 71 months.

Court jails property agent for absconding with N1.6m

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced one Ibrahim Ahmed, a house agent, to 16 months imprisonment for absconding with a prospective tenant’s N1,650,000.

Zenith Bank provides for 30% of 9mobile’s loan

Zenith Bank says it has made a provision on 30 percent of its loan to 9mobile, telecommunications company formerly known as Etisalat.

Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $37.5m mansion to fed govt

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered that a $37.5m mansion on Banana Island, Lagos linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, be permanently forfeited to the Federal Government.

Nigerian banks want to reposition 9mobile before sale – FBN

First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) says the Nigerian Banks who took over 9mobile — formerly known as Etisalat Nigeria — are stabilising the telecommunication company before looking for new investors to buy into the company.

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Federal govt uncovers more prominent tax defaulters

The Federal Government has identified fresh defaulting taxpayers and dispatched letters to them to take advantage of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme in regularising their tax status.

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola to wear yellow ribbon at Carabao Cup final against Arsenal

The City manager was charged by the FA on Friday for "wearing a political message," which is in breach of the English governing body's kit regulations.

DPR seals three stations for hoarding petrol in Plateau

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, Jos Field Office, which discovered over 40, 000 litres of petrol hoarded by independent Marketers in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, has ordered its sale at regulated price to members of the public. It also sealed three fuel stations in Jos South and Mangu LGA, for operating illegally.

Senator Ekweremadu: Dapchi girls possibly starving, ill in the forest

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, says the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls is one of the signs that Nigeria is facing difficult times under the Buhari administration, saying they were possibly ill and starving in the forest.

Governor Gaidam offers jobs to 38 Yobe State University first class graduates

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has offered jobs to 38 first class graduates of the Yobe State University (YSU).

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NSCDC intercepts two trucks in Kano for petrol diversion

Operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, have intercepted two trucks laden with 85,000 litres of petrol while trying to divert the product.

Governor Ahmed’s wife establishes anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions

The wife of Kwara governor, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed, has promised to support students to establish anti-cancer clubs in tertiary institutions in the state to jointly wage war against the scourge in the country.

Australian deputy premier steps down over extra-marital scandal

Embattled Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said Friday he would step down on Monday following a scandal which began when a newspaper revealed he had impregnated an ex-staffer during an extra-marital affair.

Mofe Pirah: Three modular refineries to begin operation in Delta December

Delta State Commissioner, Ministry of Oil and Gas, Mofe Pirah, has given indication that three out of the four envisaged modular refineries in Delta located at Kwale, Okpai and Sapele with 10,000 bpd capacity upon getting approval will commence construction hopefully before the end of this year.

President Buhari orders 24-hour monitor for Dapchi schoolgirls

President Muhammadu Buhari said his government has sent more troops and surveillance aircraft to the entire North East territory on a 24-hour basis, to recover the schoolgirls abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State.