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The Plateau state High Court sitting in Jos has adjourned the corruption case involving a former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, who was accused of misappropriating state fund amounting to N6.3billion to December, 4th, 2018 for the definite hearing.
“On 20th March, 2015 our bank credited the N2 billion to PLASMEDA account; we were also given instructions by the accountant general to transfer the money back to Plateau state Project Account,” he said.
Senator Jonah Jang, a former governor of Plateau state, says his priority if elected Nigeria’s president will be to fight corruption.
Mr Jang, alongside a former cashier in the office of the secretary of the state government, Yusuf Pam, was alleged to have diverted about N6.3 billion public funds before he left office in 2015.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.
A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art.
Barcelona’s experienced defender Jordi Alba on Tuesday denied any fall-out between himself and Spain coach Luis Enrique after he left Alba out of two consecutive national squads.
As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.
Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.