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Ademola Adeleke

Court of Appeal: Senator Adeleke met constitutional requirements for elections

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has set aside a decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court which nullified the candidacy of Ademola Adeleke as the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State.
Bala Muhammad

CSOs laud EFCC for speedy trial of Bauchi governor-elect

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) based in Bauchi State, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on efforts to fast track the trial of the state governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed.

Court issues warrant on DSS to produce ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday issued a warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce before the court a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

ICPC docks education ministry’s director over N162 million fraud

A Director in the Federal Ministry of Education, Mr. Victor Igboanugo, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over alleged contract scandals worth about N162m.

Corruption: Court discharges, acquits Senator Wabara after 14 years

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Maitama, has discharged and acquitted former Senate president, Adolphus Wabara, and two others of allegations of bribery levelled against them by the federal government in 2005.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Abuja court dismisses forgery case against Governor Bindow

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Apo, on Monday, dismissed a suit alleging that Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State, submitted forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission, citing lack of territorial jurisdiction.

Court adjourns ex-SGF Babachir Lawal’s trial to March 18

A Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, has adjourned the case involving former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, and three others to March 18, 2019 for commencement of trial.

Court sets up thee-member panel to review ex-NSA Dasuki’s trial

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has set up a three-member panel to resolve the logjam arising from the trial of Sambo Dasuki for alleged money laundering charges.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Senator Melaye’s absence stalls trial

The trial of a the senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, stalled on Monday as the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama refused to go ahead due to his absence.

President Buhari orders prosecution of NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick over alleged multi-billion fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the prosecution of the President of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, over an alleged multi-billion scam in the organisation.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC convicts 312 corrupt persons in 2018

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said it had convicted no fewer than 312 corrupt Nigerians in 2018.

Jailed Senator Dariye still receiving salaries and allowances in prison

Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Senator Joshua Dariye, is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly, according to reports.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

Ibrahim Magu: Diezani Alison-Madueke being protected by foreign law enforcement agencies

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, says he would have loved to arrest a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, but she is being protected by foreign law enforcement agencies.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC, DSS, Police ordered to produce Diezani Alison-Madueke in 72 hours

A Federal High Court has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Department of State Services and Nigerian Police Force to produce within 72 hours Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources.

Farouk Lawan demanded $500,000 bribe – Femi Otedola tells court

Businessman, Femi Otedola, on Wednesday, revealed that a former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, demanded a $500,000 bribe from him to remove his company, Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited from the list of oil companies allegedly involved in fuel subsidy fraud.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo sues radio presenter for N1 billion over Bola Ige’s death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sued an online journalist and radio presenter, Mr. Akanda Oro, popularly known as Awikonko, for N1billion.

Femi Falana writes AGF, seeks power to prosecute seven over alleged N170 million fraud

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has written the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, seeking powers to prosecute Company Secretary/Legal Adviser, Zinox Group and Technology Distributions Limited (TD), Chris Eze Ozims, along with six others, for alleged fraud.
Ayodele Fayose

EFCC gets court order to detain Ayodele Fayose for two weeks

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has obtained a remand order from a Federal Capital Territory High Court to keep former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State for two weeks.

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Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa government employs fresh 904 workers

Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

Zenith Women Basketball League starts Friday

All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.

NEPC, ATRC sensitise exporters on AGOA visa stamp

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.

Olorogun Okumagba congratulates Festus Keyamo on nomination as minister

Former Commissioner for Finance and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, has hailed the ministerial nomination of Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Association hands over fake, substandard agro products to NAFDAC

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Taraba state office says the association of Agro-Input dealers has handed over to it fake and substandard agro inputs worth millions of Naira.