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Former Minister of Trade and Industry under President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Josephine Tapgun, has defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Simon Lalong and candidates of the party during the next elections.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the Swiss government has returned about $1 billion Abacha loot to Nigeria since 1999.
Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has stressed the importance of having an effective international collaboration between law enforcement agencies as part of efforts to combat corruption in the country.
At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Sokoto State, Squadron Leader Aminu Bala Sokoto, (rtd), has said the ongoing smear campaigns by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo against President Muhammadu Buhari would not dissuade patriotic Nigerians from re-electing him during the presidential election.
The Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has justified the payment of salaries and allowances to convicted Plateau Central senator, Joshua Dariye.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, does not have the power to unilaterally stop payment of salaries and allowances to convicted Plateau Central senator, Joshua Dariye, Saraki’s spokesperson has said.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Lagos to “stop the Senate President Bukola Saraki from paying former Plateau State governor, Senator Joshua Dariye, N14.2 million monthly allowances while he serves out a 10-year prison sentence for corruption because such payment violates Nigerian law and international obligations.”
Six months after his conviction by a Federal Capital Territory High Court, Senator Joshua Dariye, is still receiving the N750, 000 salary and N13.5m monthly running cost from the National Assembly, according to reports.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from paying lip-service to the fight against corruption, but rather, to become practical in their actions and attitude towards eradicating the menace from all segments of our country.
An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has adjourned the criminal trial of Nanle Dariye, son of former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, till December 17.
Years after the initial debtors list was released by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the corporation has released the list of delinquent debtors who have failed to meet it at the negotiation table, all 105 of them owing a total of N906.109 billion.
According to Mr Yakubu Chocho, the State Organising Secretary of the party, 58-year-old Shignugul, who hails from Mangu, was picked after “careful considerations and deliberations within the party’’.
It will be recalled that the Federal Government placed no fewer than 50 high profile persons directly affected by Executive Order 6 (EO6) on watch-list and restricted them from leaving the country pending the determination of their cases.
Mr Hezekiah Dimka, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Thursday picked the APC ticket to contest the Plateau Central Senatorial seat in 2019.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), on Friday condemned the call made by the Plateau State branch of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that Joshua Dariye, a convicted criminal, should stand for election in 2019.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State said it accepted the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in good faith.
Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered the remand of one Sunday Abolaji, 44, in Oke-Kura prison for allegedly killing his father, Ajamu Abolaji.
Mystery gift boxes, with surprise contents, is the choice Valentine gift of some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), according to some Abuja residents.
The electorate in oil-rich Delta State, who had weathered all storms in preparation to exercise their franchise on Saturday, woke up disappointed on realising the exercise had been postponed.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has warned that there will be no more excuses as Video Assistant Referees make their debut in the Champions League starting this week.
The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have extended the campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing to Bureaux de Change operators at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MM2), Lagos.