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The Niger State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the sack of its chairman, secretary and treasurer is irreversible.
The Justice Ayo Salami-led probe panel on infractions by the suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, will submit report of the panel to President Muhammadu Buhari today.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a member of the House of Representatives, Oghuma Egwakhide, for allegedly collecting N1.6 million as bribe from three contractors.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the president to sack him.
The lingering face-off between the Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe and the Chairman, Governing Council of the institution, Dr. Wale Babalakin, SAN, came to a head, yesterday, as the Council announced the sack of the VC after a meeting held in Abuja.
The Federal Government on Wednesday distanced itself from the purported sacking of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by its Governing Council, saying it has not been briefed.
The Presidency has reacted to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) description of the endorsement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari as an act that encourages corruption.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to go ahead and prosecute corrupt persons identified so far in his government.
Justice I.B. Gafai of the Federal High Court, Awka, Anambra State has convicted and sentenced former managing director of Achina Microfinance Bank, Aguata, Mr. Jonathan Nnamdi Udemadu to 11 months imprisonment for multiple fraud.
Senator Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, has reacted to what he called “a cornucopia of false, malicious, and libellous press interviews” granted by Ms. Gbene Joi Nuineh, the erstwhile Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) in some news and social media platforms and a “series of concerted vicious campaigns of calumny deviously orchestrated by her” against his person.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court Abuja to order former Adamawa governor, Murtala Nyako and his son, Sen. Abdullaziz, to enter their defence in the fraud charge levelled against them.
The anti-graft agency, ICPC, on Wednesday, re-arraigned the suspended Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Moddibo Kawu, on a five-count charge bordering on fraud and abuse of office.
The police in Ekiti State on Wednesday arraigned Lere Olayinka, media aide to former Governor Ayodele Fayose, before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged abuse of office, stealing and fraud during the last Peoples Democratic Party administration in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday re-arraigned six persons accused of N20 billion fraud in the Police Pension Scheme.
The Federal Government has filed charges against the President in Council, Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SCN), Joseph Olorunjuwon Agbenla, for alleged abuse of office.
Twelve people believed to be members of a self-defense group were killed in the western Gulf Coast state of Veracruz and their bodies dumped on a dirt road, local authorities said on Monday.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, says it has rescued a 60-year-old-man from mob attack for allegedly having unlawful canal knowledge of two female minors.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday called on the private-owned laboratories in Nigeria to support the country’s testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd), says the agency will continue to organise training to equip the workers for emergencies.
The proposed relocation of the administrative offices of the ECOWAS Court of Justice to Gudu area of Abuja has been smeared by allegations of graft and abuse of power.
Africa Oil and Power (AOP), the continent’s leading investment platform for the energy sector has appointed Olatorera (Tori) Abiola as International Conference Director.
The Minister of State for Health, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, made the disclosure on Monday in Abuja at a briefing by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
Chelsea and Cote d’Ivoire legend Didier Drogba has revealed his ten-year marriage with his Malian wife Lalla Diakate is over … after appearing in an intimate video in bed with a mystery woman.
Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho, has said Fulham have little reason to complain about being told to play a Premier League game at short notice as his opposite number Scott Parker called the scheduling “scandalous”.
The appointment was made at a forum held in the margins of the One Planet Summit 20201 to mobilise support for the ambitious project to plant an 8,000 km swathe of trees and other vegetation across the Sahara and Sahel regions of Africa. The green wall will act as a barrier against desertification and aims to create over 10 million green jobs in the region.