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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army, senior officer make conflicting claims over seized N136 million

The Nigerian Army and one of its senior officials, Maj.-Gen. Hakeem Otiki, are at loggerheads over the actual owner of the $376,120 (N136,155,440) for which a Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an interim forfeiture.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Nigerian Army, General Otiki lay claim to forfeited N136m

She added that the 7th interested party as well as partly the personal funds of the 2nd interested party (Maj.-Gen. Otiki) given to the said Aliyu Ado for the purpose of carrying out the main business of the 1st interested party.

Forex: Central bank injects $292.34 million, CNY 22.8 million into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).

N3.1 billion fraud trial: How Senator Suswam pressured me to change my statement –...

The fourth prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, on N3.1bn corruption charges, Abubakar Umar, on Monday told the Federal High Court in Abuja how the former governor and his defence team tried to influence him to change his statement to one that was favourable to the defendant.
The General Officer Commanding(GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Otiki, has been placed under house arrest, Daily Sun has gathered.

Court orders interim forfeiture of $376,120 traced to General Hakeem Otiki

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Dangote Group founder Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man to diversify investments

Top billionaires across the world diversify their investments to countries with strong and rising currencies to avoid asset erosion.
The Nigeria Police Command in Rivers says it intercepted and arrested two fake soldiers allegedly involved in a robbery operation within new Port Harcourt GRA on Wednesday.

Police begin clampdown on users of defaced, illegal number plates

The Lagos State Police Command has issued a seven-day ultimatum to users of unregistered vehicles, vehicles without number plates, vehicles with covered, defaced or fake number plates to desist or risked the wrath of the command.

Central bank injects $323.5 million, CNY 17.9 million into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected 323.5million dollars into the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) for its last intervention for November.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

N32.9 billion fraud: Only N598,000 left in Mompha’s bank account – witness tells court

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi on Friday heard that suspected internet fraudster Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, has a bank account balance of only N598,000.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

Fraud: EFCC drags Instagram celebrity Mompha to court, slams 14-count charge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly called Mompha, to court.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: CDD raises concern over vote buying

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has expressed concern over reported cases of vote buying ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi State.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

CDD: Politicians offering some INEC officials $1,000 each to influence polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) says a political party is bribing officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi state with $1,000 each to buy them over and get them to do their bidding on election day.

CDD raises alarm over vote buying in Kogi

Less than 24 hours to the opening of polls for the November 16, 2019, Kogi State Governorship election, the Centre for Democracy Development, CDD, says there are indications that a lot of money has been set aside for vote-buying on Saturday.

Central bank stabilises naira with $25.68 billion in eight months

The Central Bank of Nigeria injected about $25.68bn to stabilise the nation’s currency in the foreign exchange market between January and August this year.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Central bank governor to appear before Senate committee today

The Senate Committee on Finance has summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to appear before it on Monday (today).
The EFCC Kano Zonal office has arraigned the duo of Jude Ameh and Ademola Aderibigbe before Justice Farouk Lawan of the Kano State High Court on a 19- count charge bordering on theft and forgery.

Bank account officer, Bureau de Change accountant arraigned for ‘N11.3 million scam’

The EFCC Kano Zonal office has arraigned the duo of Jude Ameh and Ademola Aderibigbe before Justice Farouk Lawan of the Kano State High Court on a 19- count charge bordering on theft and forgery.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC arraigns fake forex trader for $2 million scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Wednesday arraigned a fake foreign currency dealer, Titilayo Eboh, before Justice M. L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.