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Kaduna emir passes on at 70

Dr Sa’ad Usman, the Emir of Jere in Kagarko Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has died at the age of 70.

N4.6 billion fraud: Trial of Nenadi Usman, Femi Fani-Kayode stalled

The money laundering trial involving a former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, and Femi Fani-Kayode, was stalled at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday due to the absence of the presiding judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa.
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Lawyer’s absence stalls Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘N5.9 billion fraud’ trial

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
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Court dismisses Femi Fani-Kayode’s involuntary statement claim

The Federal High Court in Lagos Monday dismissed a claim by a former Minister of Aviation Chief Femi Fani-Kayode’s claim that extrajudicial statements he made at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were not voluntary.

EFCC: How Femi Fani-Kayode, Nenadi Usman paid out N350 million for presidential campaign

A prosecution witness, Seun Shuaibu, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, and others transferred N350 million to former Governor Achike Udenwa of Imo in 2015.

Kaduna PDP inaugurates 93-member governorship campaign committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has inaugurated a 93-member Campaign Committee for the 2019 Governorship Candidate, Isah Kudan.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Court throws out contempt application against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday dismissed a contempt application filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, against Minister of Information Lai Mohammed over inclusion of her name in the ‘looters’ list.

Police officer who allegedly killed Anita Akapson arraigned, granted bail

The Nigerian Police on Friday arraigned a Deputy Suprintendent of Police (DSP) Inagozie Godwin before an Abuja High Court for the murder of Miss Anita Akapson, a niece to a former Minister of Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman.

Nenadi Usman accuses Police of killing her sister because of political affiliation

A former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman, has alleged that the killing of her 31-year-old sister, Anita Akapson, by policemen in Abuja on Saturday night was because of her political affiliation.

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Kaduna South: Danjuma Laah emerges PDP senatorial candidate

Sen. Danjuma Laah on Wednesday picked the PDP ticket to seek re-election to represent his Kaduna South Senatorial constituency.

EFCC asks court to dismiss alleged contempt motion against Lai Mohammed

Justice Mohammed Aikawa of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has been asked to dismiss a motion filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Mrs. Esther Nenadi Usman, seeking to commit the Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to prison for alleged contempt.

EFCC opposes contempt charge against Lai Mohammed

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss a motion filed by a former Minister of State for Finance, Nenadi Usman, seeking to commit the Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to prison for alleged contempt.

Witness absence stalls ex-ministers Fani-Kayode, Usman’s ‘N4.6billion fraud trial’

The trial of two former ministers, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode and Mrs Nenadi Usman, on charges of N4.6 billion fraud allegations suffered a setback on Monday.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Looters’ list: Federal government plots to arm twist judiciary – Ferdinand Orbih

A Benin based legal practitioner, Ferdinand Orbih, has accused the federal government of plotting to arm twist the judiciary by labeling people as looters of public fund.

Federal government releases more names of alleged looters

The federal government has released more names of alleged looters of the treasury during the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

Ex-Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has heart disease – lawyer

The trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn was stalled on Wednesday due to his absence from the Federal High Court in Lagos.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.