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Goje spent N5bn on food supply to Govt House -EFCC •Slams 18-count charge on him

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detailed how the detained immediate past governor of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje, allegedly perpetrated N52 billion fraud while in office between 2003 and 2011. The documentation was contained in an 18-count charge of money laundering and misappropriation of public funds, filed against him on Wednesday morning at […]

Daniel docked, pleads not guilty to 16 counts charge

ABEOKUTA—OSTENSIBLY jolted by the reality of his arraignment, the immediate past governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, yesterday, arrived High Court 4 around 9;10 am and headed straight to the toilet within the court premises. Arriving in a Toyota Hiace, marked Abuja BR737 BWR flanked by stern-looking EFCC men and his wife, Daniel clad in […]

Disengaged workers in Abia reject letters

Umuahia-NON-INDIGENES disengaged by Abia State Government from its work force are protesting the contents of the letters being issued to them for delivery to their home governments for purposes of being re-absorbed. Abia State Government had abinitio, insisted that the non-indigenes were not being sacked but merely transferred to their various states to continue their […]

Tinubu blasts FG over dilapidated roads

LAGOS – Immediate past governor of Lagos State and National Leader of Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, condemned the Federal Government for the poor state of federal roads across the country. He urged the Federal Government to terminate the concession contract for  the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, saying it had failed. Tinubu, who […]

I am guilty of this count, but not in the Koran – Abdulmutallab

DETROIT  (AFP) – A Nigerian man dubbed the “underwear bomber” pleaded guilty Wednesday to trying to blow up a US-bound airliner on Christmas Day 2009, saying he had sought to avenge the killing of Muslims. In a six-minute speech to a shocked courtroom on the second day of his high profile-trial in Detroit, Michigan, Umar […]

House of Reps votes for foreign coach

The House of Representatives has added another twist to the raging debate over the future of Coach Samson Siasia as the Super Eagles’ chief coach, when they emphatically stated that the team needs a world-class tactician to handle it. Chairman, House Committee on Sports, Hon. Godfrey Gaya, who dropped the hint while fielding questions from […]

Romanian diplomat in financial mess

A Romanian diplomat, Mr. Mavrodin Eduard, is currently on the run over alleged financial scandal to the tune of N7.6 million. Eduard who is a staffer of the Embassy in Abuja is alleged to have borrowed N1million from a Nigerian friend and businessman, Mr. Nicholas Uzor, of The Basement Lounge, Wuse II, Abuja, on September […]

FG flays EU countries’ travel advice on Nigeria

THE Federal Government has expressed discontent with some European Union (EU) countries’ alleged to have issued travel advice on Nigeria despite the relative peace in the oil-rich Niger Delta region. The government has also accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta, which it described as the greatest beneficiary of the amnesty programme, of […]

Jonathan’s rating drops, opinion poll shows

IT seems too fast and too soon for it to hit terra firma but that is just the way it appears headed. Simply put, the pristine image of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan prior to his taking office a mere 137 days ago appears to have taken a huge dent in the consciousness of Nigerians in […]

Jigawa CNPP to participate in council polls

OPPOSITION political parties under the Coalition of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) in Jigawa State have indicated their intention to participate in the forthcoming local government council election billed for January next year. This is coming against the backdrop that some opposition parties have threatened to boycott the election due to some reasons. This was contained in […]

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