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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

N400 million fraud: Judge accuses defence counsel of frustrating trial

Justice Okon Abang of Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on Monday, expressed displeasure as the various methods being employed by the defence team of the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, in the ongoing N400 million alleged fraud by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

BMO: Atiku Abubakar not in same democratic league with MKO Abiola,Alex Ekwueme

The 2019 Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as not in the same democratic league with the late Chief Moshood Abiola and Dr Alex Ekwueme.

Governor Obiano lauds President Buhari over Godwin Emefiele’s reappointment as central bank governor

Governor Willie c of Anambra State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the reappointment of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
R-L- President Muhammadu Buhari congratulatulating Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele on his reappointment as head of the apex bank, for a second tenure.

President Buhari hosts central bank chief Emefiele, congratulates him on re-appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hosted the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, at the presidential villa in Abuja.

OPL 245: Ex-President Jonathan, ex-oil minister received bribes – FG tells London court

The Federal Government has approached a London commercial court with claims that former President Goodluck Jonathan and former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke conspired to “receive bribes and make a secret profit” in respect of the controversial OPL 245 offshore oilfield.
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Malabu scandal: I have no account, property outside Nigeria – Ex-President Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that claimed that lawyers for the Federal Government had, in a London court filing, accused him of accepting bribes in order “to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago.”
Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

Cecilia Ibru: Why Lamido Sanusi was after me

Cecilia Ibru, the former CEO of defunct Oceanic Bank, has accused Lamido Sanusi of withdrawing her personal driver and security shortly after she was ousted from office.

Former central bank director lauds President Buhari over Godwin Emefiele’s re-appointment

A former Director of the Budgetary Department of the CBN, Dr Titus Okunronmu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as governor of the apex bank.

President Buhari nominates central bank chief Godwin Emefiele for second term

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Godwin Emefiele for a second term as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved an application seeking the final forfeiture of the sums of $8,435,788.84 and N9.2 billiion linked to Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. .

Court adjourns suit seeking forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.7m, N2.4bn

The Federal High Court in Lagos has further adjourned hearing till May 24 in a suit seeking the permanent forfeiture of the sums of $5.7m and N2,421,953,522.78 allegedly belonging to wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience.

Ex-President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others pay tribute to late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago.
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Former Aso Rock chaplain loses wife

The family of Rev. William Okoye, the General Overseer of All Christians Fellowship Mission, has announced the death of his wife, Rev. Helen Titilayo Okoye.

Femi Fani-Kayode praises President Buhari, denies dumping PDP

Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, ex-minister of aviation and critic of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), agreed praising President Muhammadu Buhari but has denied dumping opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
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Ex-President Jonathan in South Africa to lead mission to monitor election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has arrived South Africa where he will lead an observer mission to monitor the country’s general election scheduled for May 8.
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APC: Nigeria bigger than Ayo Adebanjo

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said Nigeria was bigger than Chief Ayo Adebanjo, elder statesman and one of the leaders of
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Arraignment of Bauchi governor-elect stalled

The scheduled arraignment of the Bauchi State Governor-elect, Bala Mohammed, before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court was on Monday, stalled, due to the absence of the judge, Yusuf Halilu.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Fulani elders berate Miyetti Allah’s chief over comment on Asiwaju Tinubu

Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Provost: My greatest achievement is survival both spiritually, physically

The outgoing Provost of the College of Education, Technical, Asaba, Dr Ignatious Ezoem, has said his greatest achievement was his survival both spiritually and physically in the past eight years as against past leaderships.

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