• Patience Jonathan tells court to make EFCC pay extra $200m for freezing her $15m

    Patience Jonathan tells court to make EFCC pay extra $200m for freezing her $15m

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday fixed December 7 to hear a suit by ex-First Lady, Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, seeking to unfreeze her account.

    Apart from the EFCC, other respondents are Skye Bank and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa.

    Also joined in the suit are Pluto Property and Investment Company Ltd, Seagate Property Development and Investment Company Ltd, Transocean Property and Investment Company Ltd and Globus Integrated Service […]

  • World Bank to support FADAMA III project with $200m, says Ogbeh

    World Bank to support FADAMA III project with $200m, says Ogbeh

    The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Friday said the World Bank would support FADAMA III Project in the country with $200 million.

    Ogbeh made this known at the official launching of FADAMA III Additional Financing Cassava Intervention Project in Awa Iman in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

    Represented by Peter Ajibade, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, the minister said the bank would support the project with the $200 million fund injection for four value chains of […]