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The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered an interim forfeiture of 14 properties in “choice areas” of Abuja which were allegedly traced to the immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has accused Abuja-based ex-banker, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu, of involvement in a corruption case being prosecuted by the commission.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed fresh court application against controversial ex-banker, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu, who was nominated as a member of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC. Her nomination has since been cancelled.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has seized14 properties located in “choice areas” of Abuja traced to the immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has been mandated by the Federal Government to make meaningful efforts in stimulating the country’s economic growth and development.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has attributed the successes recorded by his administration as it clocks one year next month to the cooperation he has enjoyed from his deputy, Mr. Philip Shaibu, and the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, describing the duo as the engine room of his administration.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has lifted the 10p.m. to 6a.m. curfew imposed on Aba on September 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.
An Ikeja High Court, yesterday, discharged and acquitted a 55-year-old nurse, Nkese Iroakasi, charged with the murder of a minor (name withheld).
The House of Representatives has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate and ascertain if due process was followed in the termination of contract between the Nigerian Ports Authorities and Intels.
The US has announced it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization, accusing the body of "anti-Israel bias".
The World Bank says its entire portfolio across Nigeria currently stands at about $8.5 billion.
Captain of English Premier League champions Chelsea, Gary Cahill, has suggested that the injury picked up by Victor Moses affected the rhythm of the team in their shock 1-2 loss to Crystal Palace.
Eyitayo Jegede, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ondo state 2016 election, has lauded the Corruption and Financial Crime Cases Trial Monitoring Committee (COTRIMCO) recently set up by Walter Onnoghen, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The pan-Yoruba sociocultural organisation, Afenifere, has demanded for a better explanation from President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged request that the World Bank should focus on the North.