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Ogun, federal govt to commission solar-powered rural grid

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, will tomorrow commission the solar powered mini-grid at Gbamugbamu village, in Ijebu East Central LCDA.

Governor Tambuwal inaugurates solar electricity project

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has inaugurated the 80kw solar mini-grid electricity project which will provide uninterrupted power supply to Kurdula community in Gudu Local Government Area.

Sokoto govt distributes 45,000 desks to schools

Sokoto state government said it has distributed a total of 45,926 desks to various schools across the 23 local government areas of the state from 2015 to the end of 2017.

Federal govt accuses Senator David Mark of illegally acquiring Senate President’s official residence

The Federal Government has accused a former Senate President, David Mark, of illegally acquiring his then official residence as his private property.

Former SGF Gidado Idris buried in Abuja

Former Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Gidado Idris, who died on Friday night in Abuja, was buried at Gudu Cemetery in FCT on Saturday amid tears and prayers from families and the Muslim community.

Court adjourns final written addresses in ex-Governor Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case

An FCT High Court in Gudu on Tuesday adjourned final written addresses in former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame’s alleged N1.64 billion fraud case until Jan. 23, 2018.

Policeman denies murder suspect made confessional statement under duress

Retired Superintendent of Police, Rene Arany, on Wednesday told an FCT High Court, Gudu, that he endorsed the confessional statement of Bulus Monday, who is standing trial for alleged murder.

How ex-Minister Bala Mohammed’s son paid N1.1 billion for Abuja properties – witness

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday, opened its case of alleged N1.1bn fraud against Shamsudeen Bala-Mohammed, a son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed.

Sokoto, German firm partner on solar power project

Sokoto state government said it is connecting a number of rural households with solar power to deepen energy usage and enhance rural electrification in the state.

Ex-FCT minister Bala Mohammed, son forfeit 14 properties to FG

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.

Ill-health stalls ex-minister Bala Mohammed’s alleged N864m graft trial

The trial of former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed was, on Tuesday, stalled at an FCT High Court Gudu, due to his ill-health.

Ex-Governor Jolly Nyame justifies extra-budgetary expenditure in alleged N1.64bn fraud trial

Former governor of Taraba, Jolly Nyame, says extra-budgetary expenditure is normal when executing government projects as there is always room for supplementary budget.

Sokoto Assembly suspends 2 members for unethical conduct

The Sokoto State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended two of its members, Sani Yakubu (APC-Gudu) and Malami Galadanchi (APC-Sokoto North I).

Ex-Governor Joshua Dariye closes case in alleged N1.162 billion fraud trial

A former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, on Tuesday in an FCT High Court sitting in Gudu, closed his defence in the alleged N1.162 billion fraud trial.

EFCC challenges ex-Govenor Jolly Nyame’s testimony in N1.64bn fraud trial

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on October 3, 2017, confronted a former Taraba State governor, Jolly Nyame, with documents challenging his testimony in court, and his claim that he was never involved in state transactions, which formed the basis of his N1.64 billion fraud trial.

Sokoto builds 50 new schools

The Sokoto State Government has built 50 new secondary schools based on demands by their respective host communities, according to Dr. Jabbi Kilgori, the Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education.

Ex-Gov. Nyame denies involvement in N1.64bn fraud

Former Taraba governor Jolly Nyame on Thursday told an FCT High Court in Gudu that he was never involved in state transactions during his tenure as governor.

Joshua Dariye’s N1.2 billion corruption trial adjourned

An FCT High Court in Gudu on Monday adjourned the trial of former Governor Joshua Dariye of Plateau until October 10 at the instance of the defence.

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