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Shagari, Four Others Docked Over Alleged N500m Fraud

Shagari, Four Others Docked Over Alleged N500m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned a former Minister of Water Resources Mukhtar Shehu Shagari alongside four others over alleged conspiracy and money laundering to the tune of N500million. The former Minister was arraigned before Justice Idrissa Kolo of the Federal High Court Sokoto alongside Senator Abdullahi Mohammed Wali,  Ibrahim Gidado,  Nasiru

BREAKING: Saraki vs IGP Idris: Senators in closed-door meeting Buhari

Senators appointed by their colleagues are currently meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The lawmakers, led by Senate President Bukola Saraki, were appointed by their colleagues to discuss with the president over the controversy surrounding the actions of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.   The Senate set up

PDP to Buhari: Respond to issues raised by Timi Frank

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly respond to issues contained in the open letter addressed to him by suspended deputy publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank. Mr Frank who has been suspended as a member of the APC, in an open letter to President Muhammadu

Monthly IGR in Lagos now N34b, says commissioner

Lagos State government said yesterday that it had achieved an average monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of N34 billion in 2018, compared to monthly averages of the last three years. Finance Commissioner Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, who disclosed this at the ongoing annual ministerial press briefing to mark the third anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration,

Ndigbo Demands Regional Government, Constitutional Review

The Igbo Socio-Cultural Group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo have called for a review of Nigeria’s democratic structure, demanding regional government and a review of the nation’s constitution.   The group also called for the enthronement of the principles of equity and fairness noting that this will help Nigeria achieve all-round development and solve its political and economic

BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Collapses In Court

The former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh has collapsed during his resumed trial in an Abuja High Court on Monday. He was trying to make his way to the dock when he suddenly collapsed. The judge had to stand down the matter to enable medical officials to attend to

APC, nPDP in talks to avert Saraki, Dogara, others exit

NWC meeting with Baraje, other ex-PDP leaders ‘not to negotiate’ All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders are to meet today with leaders of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) over their grievances. A group of APC members led by one-time Acting PDP National Chairman Kawu Baraje, claiming marginalisation of its members by the APC-led Federal