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N5.7 billion fraud: Ex-aide boss testifies against Ibrahim Shema

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.
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Immigration officer, others remanded in prison for attempting to procure passport illegally

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.

Court grants Ibrahim Shema bail in alleged N5.7 billion SURE-P fraud trial

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.

SERAP gets court order against water resources, agric ministers

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.

SERAP urges federal government to withdraw ‘clumsy, arbitrary looters’ list

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 withdraws ex parte application against EFCC, GTB

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.

Court orders interim forfeiture of N1.96bn linked to Ontario Oil

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.

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APC wins bye-elections in Bauchi, Kwara, Katsina

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.
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Leaked audio: SERAP asks INEC to probe Bukola Saraki’s campaign spending in 2015

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).”
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South Africa president to pay back $35,000 campaign funds

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.
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Louis Saha: Jose Mourinho has made mistakes at Manchester United

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.

2019: YPP’s Kingsley Moghalu names running mate

Umma Getso has been announced as the running mate of Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).