Okupe Spends Night At EFCC Detention Facility

Doyin Okupe

A former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan spent the night at the new head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Okupe had tweeted before entering the EFCC on Monday afternoon, “Now on the way to the new magnificent EFCC head office along Airport Road. I am sure facilities for inmates will… Continue reading Okupe Spends Night At EFCC Detention Facility

Published
Categorized as Local, News

Kogi Farmers To Benefit From $200m World Bank Project

Kogi State farmers have been listed amongst the benefiting states for the World Bank $200m Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support Project (APPEALS). The Kogi State Project Coordinator of APPEALS, Dr. Sanni Ozomata who made this known Monday in Lokoja said 60,000 Nigerian farmers including Kogi State will benefit from the World Bank’s project.… Continue reading Kogi Farmers To Benefit From $200m World Bank Project

Published
Categorized as Local

How Politicians Buy Votes During Elections – INEC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that the umpire does not buy or sell votes during elections. Yakubu said he was at the ongoing public hearing organised by the National Assembly to hear from those who buy votes, how they do it. Those in attendance were President of the… Continue reading How Politicians Buy Votes During Elections – INEC

EFCC Raids Atiku’s Sons’ Apartment In Abuja

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC are reported to have raided an apartment belonging to sons of the PDP presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar over the weekend in Abuja. The building also houses an apartment occupied by Chiemeka Orji, son of ex-Abia State Governor, Theodore Orji. Reports indicate that the home of Atiku’s… Continue reading EFCC Raids Atiku’s Sons’ Apartment In Abuja

Published
Categorized as Local

Nigeria’s GDP Growth Rate Rises To 1.81% In Third Quarter – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday released the country’s Gross Domestic Product report for the third quarter with the economy recording a growth rate of 1.81 per cent year-on-year. The Bureau in the report which was posted on its website said the growth rate of 1.81 per cent represents an increase when compared to… Continue reading Nigeria’s GDP Growth Rate Rises To 1.81% In Third Quarter – NBS

EFCC Raids Atiku’s Sons’ Apartment In Maitama

Mr. Paul Ibe, the Head of the Atiku Media Office, on Monday, said that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission raided the apartments of Aliyu and Mustapha Atiku-Abubakar, two sons of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in Maitama, Abuja. Ibe in an interview with our correspondent said… Continue reading EFCC Raids Atiku’s Sons’ Apartment In Maitama

Published
Categorized as Local, News

BREAKING: NBA President, Paul Usoro, Arrives Lagos Court For Arraignment

Paul Usoro

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro(SAN), has arrived the Federal High Court in Lagos for his scheduled arraignment on money laundering charges. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission accused Usoro of converting and laundering a sum of N1.4bn belonging to the Akwa Ibom State Government. Details soon    

Published
Categorized as Local, News

FEC Approves 2019 Budget Proposal

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Friday, approved the 2019 budget proposal. FEC made the approval at its special session presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Though the meeting was scheduled to take one hour, it lasted for about two hours thirty minutes as it started by 10:30am… Continue reading FEC Approves 2019 Budget Proposal

Published
Categorized as Local