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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N50million bail to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Authors Ltd, Sarumi Babafemi, who is facing a N206 million money laundering charge.

N260 fraud: FBI suspect ‘606’ gets N50 million bail

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday granted N50million bail to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of 606 Authors Ltd, Sarumi Babafemi, who is facing a N206 million money laundering charge.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo governor commiserates with AMCON chief over mother’s death

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has commiserated with the Chairman of Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Muiz Banire, over the passing of his mother, Alhaja Sarat Banire.

AMCON chairman loses mum

Alhaja Sarat Banire, mother of the Chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr Muiz Banire, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), passed away Friday night aged 92.

Wale Babalakin, Chimaroke Nnamani, others on AMCON’s top 20 debtors’ list

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, yesterday, released names of its top 20 debtors, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo set up a new task force to recover the over N5trillion owed the agency.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended Nigeria – France Business and Investment Forum dinner in Abuja.1

AMCON debt: Federal government changes tactics, directs total recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of N5.4 trillion debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
AMCON chief Ahmed Kuru

AMCON get presidential directive on debts recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Tribunal: I transmitted presidential election results to server – INEC official

An ad-hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Olufemi Ogunrinde, has said he transmitted results of the 2019 presidential election to a server of the Commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, but the state governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun; a former governor of the state, Chief Segun Osoba; and some other prominent leaders of the state All Progressives Congress were absent from the event.

Segun Osoba, Dapo Abiodun absent as President Buhari inaugurates Governor Amosun’s projects

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abeokuta, on Saturday, inaugurated the projects done by Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, but the state governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun; a former governor of the state, Chief Segun Osoba; and some other prominent leaders of the state All Progressives Congress were absent from the event.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari: Governor Amosun has done well for Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari in Ogun to inaugurate Governor Amosun’s projects

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

Bisi Akande: Governor El-Rufai a beneficiary of godfatherism

The proxy war going on between an influential leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has taken a new twist with the declaration by the founding national chairman of the party, Chief Bisi Akande, that godfatherism is essential for the growth of democracy in Nigeria.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai: How to end godfatherism in Lagos politics

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Saturday said he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

NJC removes Justice Onnoghen from membership list

The National Judicial Council has removed the name and image of Walter Onnoghen from its members list on its website.

Election tribunal: Wole Olanipekun to lead President Buhari’s legal team

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), will lead a team comprising 8 other Snr Advocates, to defend President Muhammadu Buhari’s mandate in court.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government to seize entitlements of N5 trillion AMCON debtors

Frustrated by refusal to settle their N5 trillion obligations to Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Federal Government says it will begin to confiscate financial benefits accruing to such debtors.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari constitutes campaign team for husband’s re-election

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has reconsidered her earlier threats not to support her husband, Muhammadu Buhari in his second term bid if certain things were not changed.
Funmi Falana

Funmi Falana laments rising cases of violence against women

The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Funmi Falana, at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises EFCC to stop sealing up suspects’ assets

Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.

Oil falls as US-China trade deal prospects dim

Oil prices fell on Wednesday as prospects for a trade deal between the United States and China faded, weighing on the outlook for the global economy and energy demand.
The Federal Government on Tuesday, inaugurated the executive officers of the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN), to boost fish availability in view of the Federal Government’s closure of all the nation’s land borders since August.

Border closure: Federal government moves to boost domestic fish production

The Federal Government on Tuesday, inaugurated the executive officers of the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN), to boost fish availability in view of the Federal Government’s closure of all the nation’s land borders since August.

JAMB to create platform explaining lack of admission for sigh-scoring UTME candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will create a platform that will enable some candidates who scored 250 and above to know why they are denied placements in their respective schools of choice.
Australia’s forward Sam Kerr (L) speaks with the referee during an international friendly football match between Australia and Chile at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide on November 12, 2019. (Photo by Brenton EDWARDS - AFP)

Chelsea win battle to sign Australia’s football icon

Australian striker Sam Kerr will test herself at the top level of European football after impressing in her homeland and the United States as she joined Chelsea on Wednesday.