• Nobody in my family ever reached 70 years, says Atiku

    Nobody in my family ever reached 70 years, says Atiku

    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, said on Thursday that no member of his family ever reached the ripe age of 70 years.

    He spoke in Yola at an event organised to mark his 70th birthday by students of American University of Nigeria Academy and Primary schools.

    “It is a milestone in my life because nobody in my family has ever lived up to 70 years,” Abubakar said.

    He lauded the students for “the surprise of a birthday bash’’ and reiterated his commitment to […]

  • Ex-Adamawa council chairman jailed 70 years for fraud

    Ex-Adamawa council chairman jailed 70 years for fraud

    A former Chairman of Hong Local Government Council in Adamawa State, Ibrahim Baba Gayius, has been convicted and sentenced to 70 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Yola for fraud.

    The report of the former local government boss’s conviction emanated from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    According to the report, on October 6, 2016, Justice B. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Yola convicted Gayius.

    Convicted alongside the LG boss was the Chief Accounting Officer of the local government.

    They […]