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He said; “The Maina’s challenge is another opportunity for President Buhari to prove to Nigerians that he is actually fighting corruption. But I am sure that since it, again, bothers on his closest men, he won’t do anything.”
The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has criticised human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), over the allegation by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), linking the lawyer to a N1bn property on Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja.
While addressing the media in Ado-Ekiti, on Monday, Governor Fayose said, “It is has become necessary to add my voice to the new scandal where you find our supposed men of honour, defenders of democracy, crusaders of justice, people who want corruption stamped out of our land, allegedly traced to similar unfortunate purchases of alleged stolen property.”
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has lambasted the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), for linking him to a N1bn property located at 43 Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja.
The Senate on Thursday extended its probe into the controversial reinstatement of former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, into the service of the Federal Government to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered an interim forfeiture of 14 properties in “choice areas” of Abuja which were allegedly traced to the immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has accused Abuja-based ex-banker, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu, of involvement in a corruption case being prosecuted by the commission.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed fresh court application against controversial ex-banker, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu, who was nominated as a member of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC. Her nomination has since been cancelled.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has seized14 properties located in “choice areas” of Abuja traced to the immediate past Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, and his son, Shamsuddeen.
Ed Sheeran was crowned top artiste while Bruno Mars took home the R&B gong at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.
The Mozambique is prepared to deal with any cases of the deadly disease Ebola, the Ministry spokesperson, Lidia Chongo, told a Maputo press conference.
Barcelona's Lionel Messi welcomes the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who he called "one of the best players at the moment," joining him at the Camp Nou.
The peace pact in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State was concretised on Saturday with the election of a 37-member State Executive Committee for the party by consensus during its state congress in Uyo.
There was pandemonium in Awka, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Sunday during the Imo Awka annual cultural celebration, as cult members killed about 15 persons.
A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, on Thursday, rejected a new zoning formula proposed by the party’s three-man committee led by the Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, for the Saturday’s state congress of the party.
Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.
Ebonyi and Enugu State Governors are seeking a refund of N45biliion from the federal government for the rehabilitation of federal roads in their domains.
No fewer than 16 members of different cult groups have been killed and scores others injured in the last one week in the ongoing cult war in major cities and towns, especially in the remote settlements in Delta State.
For traders at the Nigerian Stock Exchange, the third business week in May kicked off recently with more profit-taking by investors, hence leading to a 0.84 per cent or 344.7 basis points in the All Share Index (ASI) which close at 40,677.61 points.