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Court adjourns trial of Jumoke Akinjide, others over alleged N650 million fraud

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned until January 17, 2020 for continuation of trial in the alleged N650million fraud case involving Jumoke Akinjide, a former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and two other chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), namely: Senator Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti.

Oyo five-man committee on LAUTECH inaugurated

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday inaugurated a five-member committee to work with a counterpart committee from Osun State to deliberate on the ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.
Seyi Makinde

LAUTECH: Oyo governor sole ownership to forestall lingering crises

As a measure of proffering lasting solution to the lingering crises rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology(LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde, of the state has sought for sole ownership of the institution, just as he inaugurated a five-man committee to help actualise the plans.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

Fraud: EFCC forced me to return N650 million, ex-minister tells court

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of coercing her to return the N650million that she is accused of laundering.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

Former FCT minister’s, others’ trial to resume October 11

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned till October 11 the trial of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, and others, facing money laundering charges for N650 million.

Absence of Innoson boss, others stall arraignment for ‘forgery’

The planned arraignment of the Chairman of Innoson Nigera Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, and four others before Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos was yesterday stalled due to his refusal to show up in court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC re-arraigns former FCT minister, two others for ‘N650 million fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, before the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly laundering the sum of N650m.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo government establishes advisory council

The Government of Oyo State has announced the establishment of State Advisory Council as part of its efforts aimed at enhancing effective governance in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC wants Jumoke Akinjide’s fraud case transferred back to previous judge

Re-arraignment of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, over alleged money laundering could not take place on Tuesday as a result of prosecution’s request that the case be returned to the previous judge.
Bode Mustapha

Paris club refund: Consultant gives Ogun government seven-day ultimatum

A consulting firm has given the Ogun State Government a seven-day ultimatum to pay 15 per cent of its share to the firm for facilitating the payment of external debt claims to the state in respect of Paris Club Debt and multilateral loans by the Federal Government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

EFCC to re-arraign Jumoke Akinjide, others over alleged N650 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar: My parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has debunked the notion that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified to contest the presidential election.

N21.4 billion fraud: Ex-NAF chiefs propose plea bargain

A former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and his colleagues, who are facing trial for alleged diversion of N21.4bn budgeted for security operations, have again indicated their intention to enter into a plea bargain with the government.
Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli

Oyo elections: Seyi Makinde’s election demonstrates rejection of APC – Sharafadeen Alli

The gubernatorial candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), in Oyo State, Barrister Sharafadeen Alli, has described the election of Engineer Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the governor of the state as “a clear demonstration of absolute rejection of the All Progressives Congress (APC)” by the people of the state.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: Killings dent on our democracy – Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor-elect Seyi Makinde of the People’s Democratic Party on Monday liken his victory at the Saturday’s polls to the success of the Agbekoya struggle of 1968.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: Senators Ladoja, Lanlehin, others adopt Seyi Makinde as joint candidate

Five opposition parties in Oyo state on Tuesday publicly presented a coalition governorship candidate to run against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for Saturday’s poll.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo election: ADC, ZLP candidates step down for PDP’s Seyi Makinde

The governorship candidates of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) Olufemi Lanlehin and Sharafadeen Alli respectively on Monday ended days of anxiety and procrastination by stepping down for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oluseyi Makinde.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: Ex-Governor Alao-Akala backs APC as opposition parties adopt Seyi Makinde

Ahead of the March 9 governorship election, the major political parties in Oyo State have formed alliances toward winning the election and forming a coalition government.g

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Nigeria can’t continue to subsidise power – minister

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