• Mrs Jonathan to drag EFCC before West African Court

    Mrs Jonathan to drag EFCC before West African Court

    Former first lady, Mrs Patience Ibifaka Jonathan has concluded plans to drag the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to the African Commission of Human and Peoples Right in Gambia.

    Sources close to the legal team said they took the decision to seek legal redress in a court free from manipulation.

    Already a new group, The Rebranded Indigenous People of Biafra (TRIPOB) has thrown its weight behind the decision to drag the EFCC before the African Commission of Human and Peopless Right […]

  • N17.2bn loan: NERFUND to drag clients to ICPC, EFCC

    N17.2bn loan: NERFUND to drag clients to ICPC, EFCC

    National Economic Reconstruction Fund, NERFUND, is considering enlisting the services of the anti-graft agencies -Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, in the recovery of the over N17.2bn non-performing loan.

    About 1,143 projects, mainly in SMEs and micro categories funded between 2010 and 2013, are said to have been involved in the N17.2bn loan portfolio.

    Acting Managing Director of the development finance institution, Dr. Ezekiel Oseni, disclosed this in Abuja yesterday after a meeting with […]

  • Subscribers threaten to drag NCC to court over unsolicited SMS

    Subscribers threaten to drag NCC to court over unsolicited SMS

    It was gathered that the National Association of Telecoms Subscribers (NATCOMS) has threatened to institute an action against the telecoms industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in court over the regulator’s failure to sanction telecoms operators and Value Added Service (VAS) providers who consistently send unsolicited text messages, otherwise known as Short Message Service (SMS) to subscribers.

    The warning came on the heels of the recent statement credited to NCC that it would continue to protect telecoms subscribers from unsolicited […]

  • 254 teachers drag Governor Wike to court over unpaid salaries

    254 teachers drag Governor Wike to court over unpaid salaries

    No fewer than 254 workers, whose salaries have been stopped since February 2016, have dragged the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Bayelsa State.

    The workers, who are teachers of primary and demonstration schools of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, and Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, have prayed the court to compel the government to pay their salaries.

    Governor Wike had reportedly announced in February 2016 that […]