• Dasuki’s aide, 8 others charged with fresh N36.8 billion fraud

    Dasuki’s aide, 8 others charged with fresh N36.8 billion fraud

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned the quartet of Nicholas Ashinze, a former special assistant to the embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki; an Austrian, Wolfgang Reinl; Edidiong Idiong and Sagir D. Mohammed before Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja on a 13-count charge of corruption and money laundering to the tune of N36.8billion.

    Mr. Ashinze, a colonel, and his co-accused were arraigned alongside five companies accused of allegedly […]

  • Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun presents N221.1 billion budget for 2017

    Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun presents N221.1 billion budget for 2017

    Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun yesterday presented to the House of Assembly an Appropriation Bill of N221.129 billion for 2017.

    Reading the “Budget of Repositioning” before the 26 lawmakers, Amosun said salary and wages would take N62.73 billion, and pension and gratuities N73.93 billion.

    According to the governor, the budget proposal increased by 10.5 per cent compared to this year’s N200.200 billion.

    He said N102.82 billion was earmarked for recurrent expenditure and N118.30 billion for capital expenditure.

    The governor explained that the budget will […]