EFCC ARRAIGNS ABUJA BANKER OVER 74 MIL NAIRA FRAUD

EFCC Arraigns Banker for N74million Fraud The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, arraigned a banker, one Ogunleye Bamidele Ayodele before Justice Hussaini Baba Yusuf of Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Maitama Abuja, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N74, 760,000 (Seventy-Four Million, Seven-Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira only), under false pretence from one Auwal A Danyaro, Chief Executive Officer, Triple A Multi Concept Global Ventures. The arraignment of the accused who is facing a nine- count charge, bordering on obtaining money under false…

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EXTENDED FEC MEETING CONTINUES AFTER BUHARI BREAKS FAST

John Ameh, Abuja For the second time in one week, the Federal Executive Council meeting dragged into late hours on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari presided over Wednesday’s meeting in Abuja. The meeting started at about 11am and members went on break twice. The second break was at 6.45pm to enable the President to break his Ramadan fast. The FEC meeting was set to reconvene at 7.15pm, according to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. Other Muslim members of the council were to join…

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SUBMIT YOUR AUDITED ACCOUNT FOR FOUR YEARS, CSOS CHALLENGE NLC

Civil Society Groups on Wednesday urge the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) to submit their four years audited account to Ministry of Labour for administrative scrutiny rather grandstanding and blackmailing the Buhari administration over plumb NSITF job. The statement was made during a procession near the Ministry of Labour organized by United Nigerians Forum, Coalition for Democracy and Rule of Law and Movement for the empancipation of Good Governance. The procession was organized to counter a similar one organized by NLC in Abuja laced with campaign of calumny being…

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PRE-HEARING SESSION OF ATIKU PETITION AGAINST BUHARI TO BE HELD MAY 15

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday fixed May 15 for a pre-hearing session on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar There are a total of four petitions filed to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress in the February 23 poll. The tribunal led by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, after conducting its inaugural sitting on Wednesday, went on to call each case one after the other.…

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I WILL TELL NIGER TO STOP USING LAGOS PORT AND DIVERT THEIR GOODS TO KADUNA INLAND PORT – EL RUFAI

Okechukwu Nnodim and Godwin Isenyo The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, plans to send a delegation to the Republic of Niger to tell it to start receiving goods at the Kaduna Inland Dry Port instead of using the seaports in Lagos State. El-Rufai disclosed this on Tuesday while speaking on the sidelines of the ceremony for the commencement of cargo delivery by rail to the Kaduna Inland Dry Port. He said, “We are very grateful today’s event has opened a new vista of commercial opportunities, not only for northern…

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SANWO-OLU GOES TO HARVARD TO LEARN HOW TO GOVERN LAGOS, SEE PICS & HIS POST

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has traveled to the United State to take a course in leadership at Harvard University as he gets set to govern Lagos state. According to him,  he is at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government taking a course on Leading Economic Growth. He shared photos of him in class and wrote; “This week, I am at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government taking a course on Leading Economic Growth. To lead a great state like lagos, it is important that I am on top of…

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RIVERS POPULAR COMEDIAN PROTESTS NUDE AGAINST WIKE, SEE PIX, SEE HIS GROUSE

Port Harcourt based Comedian and Content Producer, Newman Chinda, popularly known as Newmanny, has called out Gov. Wike in an “Open Online Unclad Protest” that is currently trending on facebook. In his Words…. Your Excellency Sir, Congrats on your Re-election. Entertainment which is the bedrock on which a society thrives, should be prioritized in our very own Garden city. From time past, we’ve seen how up and coming artistes run from Phcity and other states to Lagos which is said to be the “Centre of Entertainment”… This didn’t just happen…

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82-YR OLD SOKOTO DISTRICT HEAD KILLED BY BANDITS

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The district head of Balle, Gudu Local Government Area of Sokoto State, Ibrahim Aliyu, has been killed by suspected bandits. According to a source, the 82-year-old district head who was shot in the head, was met lying in a pool of blood, reciting Kalmat (There is none worthy of worship except Allah. He is alone and has no partner. To Him belongs the Kingdom and for Him is all praise. He gives life and causes death. In His hand is all good and He has power over everything) before…

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DSS REVEALS NEW WAYS SCAMMERS USED IN DEFRAUDING PUBLIC OFFICIALS

George Opara  The Department of State Services, DSS, Wednesday exposed a new pattern of fraud where heads of agencies are allegedly being fleeced of huge sums of money in the country. It also disclosed that the alleged fraudsters use names of the supervising authorities of the chief executive officers to extort or fleece the CEOs of huge sums of money. DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja. Afunanya added, “It is believed that these fraudsters actually act on behalf of highly placed…

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11 KLLLED, HOUSES DESTROYED AS FULANI HERDSMEN ATTACK TARABA VILLAGES AGAIN

Justin Tyopuusu,  Jalingo Local residents of Murbai,  Kisbap, Sembe, and Yawai – Abbare villages of Ardo-Kola and Jalingo Local Government Areas in Taraba State on Wednesday said eleven people were killed and scores injured when armed Fulani gunmen invaded their villages. The villages are located on the outskirts of Jalingo the state capital. One of the residents, Hon. Cyprian Kamai said the trouble started four days ago at Yawai village when a Fulani herdsman invaded the farm of one of the locals and in an attempt to stop his cows…

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