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EFCC Arraigns Sarah Ochekpe Former Minister Over N450 Million Fraud

. A former Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Ochekpe  and a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Raymond Dabo, have been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before the Federal High Court in Jos on Thursday, for alleged embezzlement of N450 million. The EFCC also arraigned

‘Heart-Related’ Ailment Stalls Fani-Kayode’s N4.6b Money Laundering Trial

A 'heart-Related’ Ailment on Wednesday Stalled the ongoing money laundering trial against the former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode  at the  Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. In a comic remark, the Lawyer to the former Aviation Minister, Norris Quakers told the judge that his client complaint of a heart-related ailment, and

Obasanjo’s ‘Coalition for Nigeria’ Launched in Abuja

The political movement proposed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his letter to President Buhari, was launched at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, this Wednesday. Obasanjo was absent at the launch, while former governors Donald Duke and Olagunsoye Oyinyola, were present at the launch.. Speaking to newsmen, Oyinlola, who is a former governor of Osun

Senate Committee, Customs CG clash Again at Customs Headquarters Over Protocol Remark

  The Comptroller General (CG) of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, on Monday disagreed with the senate over protocol-related matters. The disagreement was sequel to the visit of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Waste in the Nigeria Customs Service to the Customs Headquarters, Abuja. The lingering feud between the customs boss

EMoney (a former policeman) and his Robbery Gang Gunned Down by SARS in Imo State

A former police officer-turned armed robber, Collins Ezenwa alias Emoney and members of his robbery gang were shot dead at the weekend. The suspects were killed by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) during a robbery operation in Imo State on Saturday, January 27. According to reports, EMoney left the Nigerian

Senator Abiodun Olujimi Assaulted by National Assembly Official

The senate deputy minority whip, Senator Abiodun Olujimi was on Monday assaulted at the new wing of the Senate complex in Abuja by a National Assembly official.   The incident happened shortly before the commencement of a public hearing of the committee on petroleum (downstream). According to the media source, trouble started when

Omoku Massacre: How DSS Army killed Don Wanny’s brother, Obata-osu

The Department of Security Service, DSS in a joint operation with the Nigerian Army, Sunday 28 January, killed Oluchi Igwedibia a.k.a Obata-osu, the younger brother of Johnson Igwedibia, the alleged mastermind of the gruesome killing of 17 people on New Year Day in Rivers State. Rivers State Commissioner of Police in

Fake Contract Awards Touting In Federal Ministry Of Finance

  The staff of Federal Ministry of Finance have been berated for peddling fake contract award letters to unsuspecting local and international contractors. The contract scam perpetrated by some staff of the Federal Ministry of Finance using the staff cooperative scheme has been described as a well skewed plot by greedy civil

FG Investigates Over 200 Whistleblowing Tips On Tax Officials, Taxpayers

  The Federal Government has lunched investigation into over 200 whistleblowing tips on tax officials and taxpayers which involves under declaration of taxes as well as demand by taxpayers and receipt of gratifications by tax officials. The government, through the Federal Ministry of Finance, has also commenced the process of sanitizing the

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