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Mr Habila Dung, a prosecution witness in the N6.3 billion fraud case against Sen. Jonah Jang, has said that the former Plateau governor’s style of expending security funds was not peculiar to him.
Plateau State High Court, Jos, yesterday reserved ruling on the admissibility or otherwise of a Zenith Bank statement in court in the ongoing trial of former Governor of Plateau State and Senator Representing Plateau North, Jonah David Jang, by by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
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 Nigeria Police Force has reaffirmed its commitment to the provision of safe and secured environment for the conduct of credible elections in the country.
The number of Fulani killed during recent crisis that broke out in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State was more than 66, the Secretary-General of Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN), Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi has said.
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the heart of ancient Islamic Cairo, killing three policemen who were chasing him through its narrow alleyways, medical and security sources said on Tuesday.
Barely four days to the commencement of the general election, defecting members of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in Lagos State have adopted the governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, for the election.
The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Capital Importation report for 2018 with the economy attracting a total investment of $16.81bn during the period.
Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has praised his players for their fighting spirit after they rallied back to earn a share of the spoils in Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup Group B away clash against Tunisian side, CS Sfaxien.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has described the postponement of the general elections as pathetic and worrisome.
Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone elections in Zamfara state because of litigation.
Security agencies have uncovered how the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allocated about $3million (N1.8billion) to each state branch of the party, allegedly for inducement of voters, The Nations reports.