• Governor Okowa sacks aide for alleged defrauding Dogara of N250,000

    Governor Okowa sacks aide for alleged defrauding Dogara of N250,000

    Delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has sacked his Senior Special Assistant on Protocol, Mr. Temple Mudi, for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, of N250,000.

    The Speaker, it was gathered in Government House, Asaba, yesterday was allegedly defrauded by Okowa’s sacked aide when he visited the Big Heart state for a public function.

    Temple was said to have privately approached the Speaker and told him that ‘one of his convoy vehicles hit his Hilux van when […]

  • Domestic servant jailed for stealing N250,000 gold jewelry

    Domestic servant jailed for stealing N250,000 gold jewelry

    An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a domestic servant, Sarah Akapa, to eight months imprisonment for stealing her employers gold neck chain and two earrings worth N250, 000.

    Akapa of Ketu, a suburb of Lagos State, pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing.

    Delivering her judgment, the Magistrate, Mrs O. S. Amzat, advised the convict to turn a new leaf while in prison after sentencing her to eight months imprisonment with no option of fine.

    Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Ihiehie […]

  • SWA: Reps query N250,000 per sitting allowance of board members

    SWA: Reps query N250,000 per sitting allowance of board members

    Angered by the N250,000 per sitting allowance of board members of Sovereign Wealth Authority, SWA, the House of Representatives Public Account Committee, PAC, has ordered that it should be furnished with all relevant vouchers concerning such payments within eight days.

    The lawmakers, while vetting the accounts of the authority during an investigative hearing last Friday, discovered that there were multiple entries of four sittings in just one day.

    This development did not go down well with the lawmakers who discovered that in […]