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Omokore’s attempt to dismiss N1.6billion fraud case fails

Mr Jide Omokore, a business ally of former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke has his hope to quash a $1.6billion fraud charge against him dashed. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, struck out...

Economic Think-Tanks Converge In Abuja To Tackle Inflation, Recession

Economists, financial analysts and policy makers will converge in Abuja next week to discuss modalities to take Nigeria out of recession as well as iron out new initiatives in tackling inflation in the country. The event, a National Roundtable on Inflation will discuss...

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Other Gulf States Set To Part Ways With Qatar

The Gulf has been hit by its biggest diplomatic crisis in years after Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilizing the region with its support for Islamist terror groups. In a series of tweets Friday Dr Anwar Mohammad...

Acting President Says Taraba Attacks Masterminds Will be Punished

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condemned the horrific  attack that has left dozens dead and about 120 houses burnt in simultaneous attacks carried out on Fulani settlements in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State.  Osinbajo  promised that perpetrators of the attack...

Progressive Governors Appeal For Calm, Condemn Divisive Rhetoric After Threat to Nigeria’s Unity

The Progressive Governors Forum of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday promoted all-inclusive government, for the development of policies and programs that improve the life of every Nigerian citizen, regardless of ethnicity and religious orientation. The governors forum in a...

Supreme Court sacks PDP Senator Danladi

The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Friday, ordered Sen.Sani Abubakar Danladi, representing Taraba North Senatorial District, to vacate his seat and refund all salaries and allowances he received within 90 days. The court also declared Alhaji Shuaibu Isa Lau, as...

Former minister Jumoke Akinjide, remanded in prison over N650m fraud

Former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, have been remanded in prison by Justice J.O Abdul-Malik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday...

Acting President Says Taraba Attacks Masterminds Will be Punished

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has condemned the horrific attack that has left dozens dead and about 120 houses burnt in simultaneous attacks carried out on Fulani settlements in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State. Osinbajo promised that perpetrators...

Omokore’s attempt to dismiss N1.6billion fraud case fails

Mr Jide Omokore, a business ally of former Petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke has his hope to quash a $1.6billion fraud charge against him dashed. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, struck out...

Former minister Jumoke Akinjide, remanded in prison over N650m fraud

Former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, have been remanded in prison by Justice J.O Abdul-Malik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday...

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