• Dora Akunyili’s Daughter Njideka, breaks Personal record, Sells Painting for over $1m at auction

    Dora Akunyili’s Daughter Njideka, breaks Personal record, Sells Painting for over $1m at auction

    Daughter of former NAFDAC boss, Dora Akunyili, Njideka Akunyili Crosby beat her personal record last Thursday when she sold one of her paintings for almost $1.1 million at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

    The painting named Drown (pictured above) which was done in 2012, was initially estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000 but was eventually sold for $1,092,500.

    No fewer than 11 people made a bid for the painting and it was eventually sold to an anonymous bidder.

    “Drown,”is an intimate double […]

  • Ex-Diamond Bank staff, other get N20m bail in $1m fraud case

    Ex-Diamond Bank staff, other get N20m bail in $1m fraud case

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Monday, admitted the one Sada Adamu and Babatunde Faro, an employee of Diamond Bank Plc to bail on a 4-count of money laundering preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    Arraigned on Friday, November 11, 2016, Adamu was alleged to have made cash payment of $1 million being an amount exceeding the stipulated N5 million threshold payable cash by an individual according to law, […]

  • Osoba didn’t collect $1m from Jonathan, says APC chieftain

    Osoba didn’t collect $1m from Jonathan, says APC chieftain

    As the anti-graft war by President Muhammadu Buhari is intensified, reports before the President has revealed that ex-governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, did not collect any funds from the former President, Goodluck Jonathan, to campaign at the 2015 polls.

    This was disclosed by a national chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC yesterday, during an interactive session with selected journalists in Lagos.

    This came barely few days after the former governor returned to APC, few years after dumping the party.

    The […]