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CUPP raises the alarm over alleged assassination attempt on spokesman

The Coalition of United Political Parties has raised the alarm over the attempt on the life of its Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, by gunmen suspected to be assassins.

Robbers invade APC secretariat, cart away air conditioners

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national secretariat was thrown into a panic in the early hours of Monday when two suspected robbers struck at the party secretariat on Blantyre Street, Wuse II, Abuja.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC counters Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi’s claims at town hall meeting

The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress has listed six lies told by the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Peter Obi.

Court orders final forfeiture of ex-CAS Adesola Amosu’s N2.7 billion to federal government

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture of N2.7 billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
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Court admits Deji Adeyanju to N500,000 bail for alleged cyber stalking

A Wuse II Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday admitted civil activist and coordinator of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, to bail in the sum of N500,000 .
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Ayodele Fayose: Mike Ozekhome, supporters besiege EFCC

Supporters of former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Tuesday besieged Wuse II Annex of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, in solidarity of the former governor.

APC state chairmen protest direct primaries

The looming crisis of confidence in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the mode of primary election to adopt for the 2019 elections has taken a new dimension as some aggrieved state chairmen at the weekend ignored threat of sanction by the party to meet on the way forward.

Court grants Governor Ortom leave to serve Comrade Oshiomhole, APC

A Benue State High Court sitting in Makurdi has directed the state governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, to serve the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the writ of summons in a N10 billion defamation he filed against Oshiomhole and his party.

Ekiti guber: PDP gets order to serve petition on APC, Governor-elect Fayemi by pasting,...

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.

EFCC quizes Senator Ekweremadu over alleged fraud, money laundering

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekeweremadu, is currently at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) where he is undergoing interrogation over allegations of fraud and money laundering.

AMCON takes over Sigma Apartments over N1 billion debt

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has secured a Federal High Court Abuja Division to take over Sigma Apartments owned by Sigma Engineering & Construction Limited over N1 billion debt.

CACOL hails forfeiture order on ex-NAF chief Amosu

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has hailed the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos for the temporary forfeiture of the sum of N2.3 billion recovered from Adesola Amosu, a former Chief of Air Staff.

Court grants temporary forfeiture of N2.2 billion recovered from ex-NAF chief

A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court has granted a temporary forfeiture of ₦2.2 billion recovered from a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice-Marshal Adesola Amosu.

Imo APC Congress: Senator’s aide, three others arrested

The Nigeria Police Force said it arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy, forgery, stealing and unlawful possession of electoral materials meant for the aborted APC ward congress in Imo.

EFCC re-arraigns ex-NSA Dasuki’s ally for alleged N600 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned Aliyu Usman, an associate of the embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, before Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja, on a four–count amended charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N600 million.

How I became a graduate through phone repair – entrepreneur

Mr Tony Okeke, a graduate of Mechanical Engineering Technology, said he sponsored his education through phone repair.

EFCC seeks forfeiture of properties acquired with proceeds of NIS recruitment scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 24, 2018, asked Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, to order the interim forfeiture of properties purchased by Drexel Tech Nig. Ltd with proceeds of the recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS.

How President Jonathan’s officials, cousin shared N27bn proceeds of PHCN sale – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said that the sum of N27bn, which formed part of the proceeds of the sale of Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, was shared among top government functionaries in 2014.

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