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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Leave Market Women Association out of your Fight with Buhari – Commodity Market Women Association President, Chief Mrs Felicia Sani…

The President General of Association of Commodity Market Women and Men Association of Nigeria, Chief Mrs Felicia Sani has disassociated the body from the recent protest organized by Folasade Tinubu-Ojo to vent her anger with President Buhari over his attitude to women. Chief Mrs Sani, who addressed the press in Abuja stated that Folasade Ojo is not a member of the association and has never attended their meetings wondering how someone like that could come out to say she leads the organization in a protest. Going down memory lane, Chief…

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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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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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Furore over retainment of Petroleum Ministry Perm Sec After she Officially Retired…

  Did President Muhammadu Buhari truly direct that the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum Ministry go back to her desk for a year about one week after she had retired from the civil service? Is it legal or is it not against laid down civil service procedures for a staff who had submitted her retirement letter, got approval and then leave office only to be drafted back a week after she had left office to come back to the same office and occupy the same post? These are the many…

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Why I won’t congratulate Dr. Mimiko on his 7th year Anniversary…

As Dr. Olusegun Rahman Mimiko clocks 7 years as the Governor of Ondo State I have been reading several congratulatory messages from all but I won’t congratulate him, yes I won’t. I won’t congratulate him but I will rather drag him before the public court and let the people determine his fate. Imagine this: The governor and his team in the past 7 years have: *established 21 ongoing institutions in the health sector alone! * taken delivery of over 35,000 babies free of charge and with the best medical facilities…

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Abuja Lawyer Condemns Attacks on Supreme Court Judges…

  Following the criticism that trailed the judgement of the Supreme Court on Rivers and Akwa Ibom States governorship elections, an Abuja based lawyer, Barrister Kayode Ajulo, has written to the Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, over the comments of Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption; Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress; Umana Okon Umana, the gubernatorial candidate of the APC for the 2015 governorship election in Akwa Ibom State and others who made uncomplementary…

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