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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission kept the Deputy President of the Senate, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, in its Abuja facility overnight from Tuesday as he was being questioned over issues bothering on abuse of office and money laundering.
The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), a non-governmental and non-partisan human rights and development league, has petitioned the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), demanding the investigation of asset declaration form of the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu.
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has asked an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to stop the government from temporarily seizing assets traced to him.
Retired Brigadier General Boroh, who had headed the Amnesty Programme for three years, was fired from his post a week ago by the President on corruption related charges. Boroh was immediately replaced with foreign policy expert Charles Dokubo.
The University of Benin has rusticated five students of the institution for allegedly leading protests against hike in various fees in the school.
A Kubwa Grade I Area Court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old sales boy, Rejoice Ugwu, to eight months in prison for stealing a windscreen of a car worth six million Naira.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has reduced the jail term of ex-Governor Joshua Dariye to 10 years.
At least three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, military and militia sources told AFP on Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made a historic visit to Darwin on Friday, some 75 years after Japan bombed the northern Australian city, as the two countries cement ties in the face of an emergent China.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, yesterday said that Senator Hope Uzodimma, who is the state governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no capacity to win election in Imo.
The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, said the Federal Government had released N50 billion for the rehabilitation and completion of irrigation projects across the country.
The defence counsel has asked the judge to recuse himself from the corruption trial of Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former domestic aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has asked Igbo leaders to toe the path of wisdom before adopting a candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Friday said it generated N4.3 trillion as tax revenue between January and October this year.