JONATHAN APPROVED MONEY FOR OLISA METUH TO LAUNDER HIS IMAGE- DEFENCE WITNESS

The embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, yesterday, opened his defence to the seven-count charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him. Olisa Metuh Olisa Metuh In a bid to establish his innocence, Metuh, who is facing trial alongside his company, Destra Investment Limited, over alleged N400  million fraud, produced his first witness to testify before the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. The witness, DW-1, Mr. Ike Abonyi, who identified himself as a journalist and Media Consultant to the…

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Millionaire Oil Baron, Rahmmaniyya Relocates Abroad…

For Rahamaniyya Oil boss, Abdulrahman Bello, these are not the best of times. We gathered that he has decide to relocate to Dubai the business capital of United Arab Emirates where he now live and from where he controls his multi-million Naira business empire. According to the story emanating from his Maitama hilltop residence, he now shuttles between Dubai and Nigeria as he has virtually carried the controls of his business empire into the country. Abujareporters gathered that since he was attacked unknown men about two years back, the Rahmmaniyya…

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400MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD ROCKS CBN…

Deputy Governor, Directors suspended, Emefiele Queried In what appears to be the first phase of a general audit, the President has moved against some directors of the CBN who are believed to have a hand in foreign currency round tripping and racketeering. According to sources, the move to suspend them came after it was discovered that some insiders have been behind some of The fluctuations that have occasioned the country’s currency valuations have been traced to insider trading and speculations with some staff of the CBN benefitting financially from what…

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BUDGET PADDING LATEST: YAHAYA GUSAU, SACKED DG BUDGET UNDER HOUSE ARREST…

There are growing reports that the sacked former Director General of the Budget Office, Alhaji Yahaya Gusau and two other Directors in the office have been placed under house arrest. Also, three other Directors in the Federal Ministry of Budget and Planning have been placed under house arrest by the Department of Security Service, DSS and operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over their alleged role in the controversial padding of the 2016 appropriation document. This is coming just as the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations…

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CBN Human Resources Director, Chizoba Mojekwu demoted…

She was in charge of Human Resources for some years. Her stay power seems to have derived from the fact that she claimed she had a special relationship with the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation. Chizoba Mojekwu ran the Central Bank ‘s Human Resources department like her own personal fiefdom. She was alleged to have collected money running into millions for training abroad, claiming that she would attend about twenty training courses. She never attended more than five. Rather, she pocketed the money. She has since…

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Malabu Oil Deal Probe: Adoke Quizzed In Holland…

A FORMER Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, may have been questioned in Netherlands where he is currently a student in a university.Prosecutors in that country were said to have opened a case on him following assistance sought by a third party. The exact time of the questioning is not known, but it was learnt in Abuja that the Dutch authorities questioned him based on documents passed on to them by Italian investigators who are looking into the Malabu oil deal based on the involvement of…

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NEWS NUGGET- BUHARI TRACES BUDGET PADDING TO APC CAUCUS…

  Three years after the formation of the All Progressive Congress (APC), President Mohammadu Buhari has on Wednesday reportedly accused some members from the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the party (APC) of budget manipulation and padding, affirming that those to whom the budget racketeering might be traced shall never go scot free. According to sources, the leadership of the defunct ACN berated President Buhari over their alleged involvement in budget manipulation and overloading, saying it was uncalled for and at the same a calculated attempt to terminate…

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Atiku Abubakar’s son, Aminu set to Remarry…

These are happy times for Aminu, second son to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. We reliably gathered that he has found love again a couple of years after he pared ways with his former wife in controversial circumstances. According to our grapevine, Aminu is in love with a baby from Ghana and the family has already approved that the love affair be taken to the ultimate level with marriage being planned for April. Right now, both Aminu and his new love shuttle between Nigeria and Ghana as they prepare for…

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SUPER EAGLES COACH, SUNDAY OLISEH RESIGNS…

Less than a month to the 2-header decisive matches between Nigerian Super Eagles and the Pharaohs of Egypt, the Coach of the Senior National team threw in the towel last night claiming unpaid salaries, lack of amiable working environment as his reasons. Oliseh, who was heavily criticised for Nigerian ouster at last month’s CHAN where the country did not qualify for the second round, had been in the news in recent times for the wrong reasons. Curiously, his appointment elicited a lot of criticisms and praises as the football pundit had…

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