• How bizmen used ex-Customs boss’ name to defraud importer of N31m – Witness

    How bizmen used ex-Customs boss’ name to defraud importer of N31m – Witness

    Justice Kudirat Jose of the Lagos State High Court Ikeja yesterday heard how two Oyo state based businessmen Jimoh Aremu Oderinde and Sheriff Olaseni Ajaga allegedly used the name of former Comptroller- General of Nigerian Customs Service Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko to obtained N30.7million by false pretence.

    An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Kajethan Egerue told the judge that the two men collected the money from their victim in the name of Dikko as cost to facilitate the release of […]

  • Sokoto gives parents N31m to send children to school

    Sokoto gives parents N31m to send children to school

    It was gathered that the Sokoto State government has disbursed N31 million to 775 beneficiaries to enable them send their children to school.

    The state commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Bala Kokani, disclosed this on Thursday at a press briefing in Sokoto.

    Mr. Kokani said that the disbursement was made under the government’s conditional cash transfer project of the Millennium Development Goals.

    He added that the state government had revived its moribund food and nutrition committee.

    Mr. Kokani said government had also conducted […]