Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan is claiming that her account which was frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission contains $10m.
Mrs Jonathan according to reports made the claim in a statement signed by her spokesman, Mr. Sam Dokubo, on Wednesday.
Parts of the statement read, “For the avoidance of doubt, while indeed it is true that Dame Patience is in court for the protection of her fundamental rights infringed upon by a ‘No debit order’ placed on […]
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has said that155 people have been killed by bandits in less than a month in the state.
Mr. Yari disclosed this on Monday in a state-wide broadcast on the security challenges facing the state.
He also said that over 50 persons had been kidnapped during the period.
He explained that 53 people were killed in Shinkafi Local Government Area; 50 in Maru Local Government Area; 37 in Maradun Local Government Area and 15 in Zurmi Local Government Area.
In the wake of the recent price hike of petroleum products in the country, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA ) has directed that the NNPC filling stations are to sell fuel for lower than the N145 recommended price.
The statement reads:
“Statutorily enshrined in the PPPRA Act No 8, 2003, is the responsibility to moderate pricing for the Industry. In performing this role, the PPPRA commenced a petroleum products price modulation framework on the 1st of January, 2016, with the […]