14BIL. POLICE PENSION FRAUD: WITNESS MAKES SHOCKING REVELATIONS

N14b Police Pension Fraud: Witness Makes more Revelations The trial of a former director in the Police Pension Office, Esai Dangabar and others over alleged N14 billionPension Fraud, continued on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 before Justice Hussen Baba Yusuf of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja with a prosecution witness, a former staff of Standard Chartered Bank, Mustapha Gadanya testifying on second defendant’s asset declaration. Gadanya affirmed in his testimony that Veronica Onyegbula, who is standing trial in the alleged N14billion fraud as the second defendant, declared her assets…

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OLISA AGBAKOBA SUES FINANCE MINISTER OVER LG ALLOCATION

Dr Olisa Agbakoba By Akin Kuponiyi Human Rights lawyer Dr Olisa Agbakoba has filed a Suit at the Federal High Court, Lagos south-west Nigeria to stop allocation of public funds to unelected and unaccountable Local Government Councils, running into Trillions of Naira. According to Dr Agbakoba, the basis of the Case is that Section 7(1) of the 1999 Constitution guarantees a system of democratically elected Government Councils. But Local Government Councils in Nigeria are never elected and are unconstitutional. Therefore allocation of public funds to them is a violation of…

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FORMER FEMALE CUSTOMS BOSS OKAFOR CHARGED TO COURT OVER 3BIL FRAUD, SEE PIX

The suspect The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday arraigned Bridget Okafor, a former Assistant Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs on a 13-count charge bordering on abuse of office to the tune of N3,336,176,661.24. He was arraigned before Justice Venchak S. Gaba of a Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Kwali. One of the counts reads: “That you, Bridget Chienyezu Okafor, whilst being employed in the public service and serving as Assistant Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service in charge of finance and revenue, sometime in 2015 at…

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EX- AIDES SUE ADEBAYO SHITTU OVER UNPAID SALARIES

Nigeria’s communications minister, Adebayo Shittu has been sued by his ex-aides over an alleged N21.5m unpaid salaries and allowances. The Communications minister was dragged before the National Industrial Court (NIC) in Abuja by former Personal Assistant to the minister, Razaq Olubodun, and Special Assistant on Media, Victor Oluwadamilare.Mr Olubodun who said he is seeking to recover N9.8 million from Mr Shittu which is his salaries and allowances for 24 months, said the federal government paid the money to the minister alongside his salaries. Mr Oluwadamilare on the other hand is seeking…

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AMERICAN ARRESTED OVER ILLEGAL ARMS DEAL WITH NIGERIA

n American identified as Ara Dolaria, has been arrested by the United States government over an illegal arms deal with the Nigerian government. The 58-year-old man who was arrested on May 15 and also stands accused of money laundering, and conspiracy, allegedly accepted approximately $8.3 million from Nigeria and SEI. A statement released by the U.S. attorney’s office on Monday, May 20, 2019, revealed that his Fresno-based arms brokering company, Dolarian Capital Inc. (DCI), had been denied licenses to broker international arms deals by the U.S. Department of State beginning in…

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MEET THE TEN NIGERIANS SHORTLISTED FOR BBNAIJA 2019

The shortlisted housemate’s big brother Naija 2019 reality tv show has lots and lots of interesting personalities and they will bring it along with them to the house. Big Brother Naija 2019 Shortlisted Housemates: Names & Age Charles Age: 32 He’s a fitness and wellness enthusiast. Friends say he’s funny. He dresses well, look good. He says he’s down to earth. Emeka Age: 33 He says he’s charming and good looking. Very open-minded, up for almost anything and considers himself a natural content creator. Nkeiru Age: 23 She was willing…

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EFCC QUIZZES KWARA GOVT, STATE ASSEMBLY FOR SUSPICIOUS PAYMENTS

EFCC Quizes Kwara Govt, State Assembly Officials over Suspicious Payments The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office has commenced investigations into the alleged illegal payment of about N400 million to some members of the Kwara State House of Assembly and the State Executive Council members before the expiration of their tenures. To this end, the anti-graft agency is currently interrogating the Secretary to the State Government, Sola Isiaka Gold and the Clerk of the State House of Assembly, Kperogi Halimat Jummai over the alleged payment which did…

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