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Again EFCC Loses Fraud Case in Lagos
This is just as President Muhammadu Buhari charged the EFCC to stop losing cases and President Olusegun Obasanjo blamed the EFCC for hiring poor lawyers, the EFCC lost another case in Lagos involving Mr. Grant Samuel. He was said to have converted over 6m belonging to Babatunde Banjo to personal use.
CCT Trial- I’ll Win at Appeal Court- Saraki
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has stated that he remains unperturbed by the decision of the FG to appeal his acquittal by the CCT. This he made known on Friday through a statement from his media team. The FG has been at loggerheads with Saraki over a case of false declaration of assets stemming from when he was governor of Kwara State.
FG Appeals Saraki’s Acquittal, Says Unreasonable
The Federal Government on Tuesday file an 11 ground notice of appeal against the June 14 acquittal of the senate president, Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The notice of appeal was signed by the lead prosecuting counsel Mr Rotimi Jacobs, SAN and an assistant chief state counsel.
Boko Haram: FG foils Plot to Bomb Kano, Kaduna
The FG has foiled plans by the notorious terrorist group Boko Haram to bomb Kano and Kaduna during the festive period. This is coming at a time of heightened security tension across the country following the recent spate in the cases of kidnapping and other social vices.
Police to Recruit 13 000 Officers Annually
The inspector-general of Police Mr Ibrahim Idris has stated that the Nigerian Police has to recruit about 13 000 officers yearly for 5 years to meet the UN recommendation. This he said on Friday during a briefing of press men as he turned one-year in office.
Nigerian Anichebe Joins Chinese Club
Nigerian striker Victor Anichebe has joined Chinese club Beijing Enterprises from his English side. Beijing Enterprises was the club where Ivorian defender Chieke Tiote played until his death in the month of June which left many saddened.
Eid-el-Fitri: We Are Hosting Muslims in 20 Centres- Ambode
The governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwumi Ambode has explained the rationale for the state hosting muslims in 20 centres across the state during the Eid-el-Fitri celebration. This he said was in order to promote unity and bridge the gap of religious divide in the state.
Hate Speech: Biafra Agitators, Arewa Youths Risk Jail Terms
The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated calls for the unity of the country as one indivisible and in-dissolvable entity. He further maintained that Biafra Agitators and Arewa youths face jail terms as their actions clearly contradict the Nigerian constitution.
No Referendum, No Election in South East- Nnamdi Kanu
The leader of the indigenous people of Biafra has stated that no election will hold in the South east until a referendum of the self determination of Biafra is conducted. This he said in a video released on YouTube on Friday, and coming at a time preparations are in full gear for the gubernatorial election in Anambra.
Etisalat to Change Structure in Nigeria
Following talks of a possible takeover by a consortium of banks led by Access bank, Senior executives in Etisalat Nigeria and workers in general are bracing up for a major change in the structure of the company. The consequence of this is not yet known but fingers are crossed and tensions are high amongst workers.
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