• EFCC closes former HoS Oronsaye’s N190m fraud case

    EFCC closes former HoS Oronsaye’s N190m fraud case

    Hearing on a case of abuse of office and fraud brought against Stephen Oronsaye, a former Head of Service, HoS, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, continued on Tuesday with the prosecution presenting its sixth witness, PW6, Hamad Bello, for cross-examination.

    Oronsaye, who was also the chairman of Presidential Committee on Financial Action Task Force, PCFATF, is facing a 2-count charge before Justice Olasumbo O. Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja.

    He is being […]

  • N136m fraud: EFCC closes case in trial of ex-NIMASA boss

    N136m fraud: EFCC closes case in trial of ex-NIMASA boss

    Mr Wale Akoni (SAN), the counsel to Calistus Obi, who is standing trial on a N136 million fraud charge, says he will file a no-case submission against the charge.

    Akoni made the declaration on Monday at the Federal High Court in Lagos after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) closed its case against Obi, a former acting Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

    Obi, who was also an Executive Director of NIMASA, was charged alongside one Alu […]

  • Kwara government closes 10 private schools

    Kwara government closes 10 private schools

    According to reports, the Kwara Government on Friday said it had closed down 10 private schools built with wooden slabs and operating without due authorisation from the state government.

    The Director, Quality Assurance Bureau of the Kwara Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, Zainab Bello, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin that the schools were unsuitable for child learning.

    Bello said that these schools were closed down due to poor infrastructure and unconducive learning environment.

    She said that the pupils […]

  • Osun government closes unregistered private hospitals, others

    Osun government closes unregistered private hospitals, others

    It was gathered that the Osun Government on Tuesday directed the closure of all unregistered private hospitals and related health institutions across the state until they are properly updated and registered.

    This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Akinyinka Esho, the Permanent Secretary of the state Ministry of Health.

    Esho also directed all registered clinics and convalescent homes to report at the ministry to re-affirm their status within seven days.

    He said that the state government had resolved to review the […]