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Nasiru Ingawa, Special Adviser to ex-Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State on SURE-P, on Tuesday told a Federal High Court in Katsina how Shema allegedly directed him to use about N5.7 billion state SURE-P funds for politics during his tenure.
The Federal High court in Katsina State yesterday remanded one Peter Ethan, a passport officer with the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and two others in prison custody till November 13, 2018, over alleged attempt to procure Nigerian passport with false document.
The Federal High Court, Katsina has granted bail to a former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, who is standing trial on alleged N5.7 billion money laundering charge.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an application seeking an order of mandamus to compel the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, and his Agriculture and Rural Development counterpart, Audu Ogbeh, to give account on the spending trillion of naira on water projects between 1999 and 2016.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to “immediately withdraw the clumsy, arbitrary and selective looters’ list, released last week, as the list would seem to serve a political objective or carry out political agenda.”
Innoson Nigeria Limited and its Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Mr. Innocent Chukwuma, on Friday withdrew an ex parte application they filed against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of N1.96 billion allegedly belonging to an oil company, Ontario Oil and Gas, over alleged fraudulent sale of refined petroleum.
Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have emerged as winners of the bye-elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi, Kwara and Katsina states.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegation that Senate President Bukola Saraki spent between N200m and N400m in every state, except the six South-West states, to influence the outcome of the 2015 elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC).”
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will pay back 500,000 rand ($35,000) donated to his campaign fund by a firm with links to his son after admitting he misled parliament, an official said.
Former Manchester United forward Louis Saha believes Jose Mourinho has made mistakes whilst in charge of the club but backed him to eventually turn things around.
Umma Getso has been announced as the running mate of Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).
It matters a lot to our politicians what the foreign press or agencies say about them, especially about their electoral chances. If foreigners, particularly those in London or New York, say something nice, our politicians take it to heart and repost as far and wide as they can. If not, they get mad.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of the N300 million bail bonds by sureties to Nnamdi Kanu following their failure to produce him in court on Tuesday.
A group, PDP Governance Grassroots Group (PG3), has urged all support groups to present a robust campaign ahead of the general election next year.
The crucial indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a positive note on Friday with the market capitalisation rising by N70 billion or 0.60 per cent.
The House of Representatives Committee on Marine Safety, Education and Administration has expressed dissatisfaction over huge financial leakages in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).