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Mr. Usman, who was led in evidence by prosecution counsel, Wahab Shittu, told Justice A.O. Onovo of an Enugu State High Court that Mr. Umezuluike deliberately twisted the facts in order to portray himself as someone who was not influenced by the donation.
The Nigerian Navy said on Friday that it had arrested a 27-year-old man, Yohanna Ahmadu, for allegedly defrauding an applicant to the service of N50,000.
The 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia State, Alex Otti, has said he believes his party will win the 2019 election in the state.
Diamond Bank Plc, Nigeria’s fastest growing retail bank, has appointed Mr. Christopher Ubosi as a Non-Executive Director.
Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained its positive trend on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.19 per cent.
Two Igbo groups- the Ohanaeze Youth Council and the South-East Women Professionals, Wednesday, asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to come clean on the N350 million freezed by a Federal High Court in Lagos.
A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday ordered temporary forfeiture of N350 million found in the account of a limited liability company AM-PM Global Network Limited, for being proceeds of enrichment derived by the wife of former President, Patience Jonathan, when she was Permanent Secretary appointed by the Bayelsa State Government.
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opened for the week on Monday on a bullish trend with the market capitalisation appreciating by N66 billion.
The market capitalisation of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rose by N29 billion on Tuesday following rekindled investors’ confidence.
For the first time since his detention, former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd, on Friday, opened up before the Federal High Court in Abuja, saying he was proud to have served former President Goodluck Jonathan’s government under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Diamond Bank on Friday said it would sell West African banking operations in Benin, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal to focus on the Nigerian retail banking opportunity.
The detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, told the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday that he would not be able to remember if the sum of N400m paid to a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, in 2014, was for the provision of security services.
An ex-Administrative Secretary with the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Christian Nwosu, admitted on Thursday that he received and signed for the sum of N264.8m at a branch of Fidelity Bank in the build-up to the 2015 general elections.
Two suspects have been arrested by operatives of the Kano State Police Command for kidnapping and killing an eight-year-old girl, Aisha Umar.
A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate as a big disappointment to Nigeria and its citizens.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on the refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation outlines the refresher programmes for local coaches.
Emmanuel Anikwe, the 27-year-old lover of Alexia Thomas, a 47-year-old United Kingdom-based professor, was yesterday, brought before an Ogba Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ikeja, for allegedly poisoning the professor.
The low representation of women in political office in Nigeria is set to continue with the next set of ministers.
Arsenal winger, Alex Iwobi, has stated that he may be forced to exit the club if it signs Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha.
The contributions of the former Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi to the nation’s economy were relived in Lagos at the weekend, by some political elites and stakeholders in the maritime/transportation industry.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze says erstwhile captain of the side, John Mikel Obi will be missed by teammates following his retirement from international football.
Kano state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Thursday constituted a 16-man committee for the establishment of RUGA and Milk Markets in the state.
The newly promoted General Officer Commanding 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Bulama Biu, has renewed call to Boko Haram insurgents to surrender their arms.