• NDLEA seizes contraband drugs worth N50m in Kaduna

    NDLEA seizes contraband drugs worth N50m in Kaduna

    The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Kaduna State Command said it has seized contraband drugs worth over 50 million naira hidden inside a warehouse following a tip off.

    The State Commander of the Agency, Mr. Samule Azige, disclosed this while parading drugs suspects in Kaduna yesterday.

    According to Mr. Azige, the drugs were in 60 cartoons of Unpalidon which has been banned by the World Health Organisation (WHO)

    The owner of the drugs, according to the Agency is at large, but the […]

  • Governor Fayose donates cars, N50m to teachers in Ekiti

    Governor Fayose donates cars, N50m to teachers in Ekiti

    Governor Ayodele Fayose has donated N50 million to teachers in Ekiti State. He also gave two brand new cars to best teachers in public primary and secondary schools.

    Fayose, who spoke during the commemoration of this World Teachers’ Day in Ado-Ekiti, said it was to appreciate them for making the state to emerge first in the 2016 National Examinations Council (NECO).

    He promised to increase the incentive to N100 million next year if the teachers could sustain the feat, adding that his […]

  • UNILORIN Sacrificing N50m To Host National Youth Games – Prof Obiyemi

    UNILORIN Sacrificing N50m To Host National Youth Games – Prof Obiyemi

    As a result of the premium it attaches to talent development by accepting to host the second edition of the National Youth Games, the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), Kwara State is losing nothing less than N50 million which would have been generated from accommodation rates charged students that attend its sandwich programmes at the institution.

    This was disclosed by the Director of Sports UNILORIN, Professor Olawole Obiyemi while commenting on the level of preparation of the institution about the game.

    He explained […]

  • I rejected Obasanjo’s N50m bribe – Senate Deputy Leader

    I rejected Obasanjo’s N50m bribe – Senate Deputy Leader

     

    Deputy Senate Leader, Senator Bala Ibn Na’Allah, on Tuesday took on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, over his sweeping statement that all members of the National Assembly were corrupt.

    The former president also reportedly dismissed members of the National Assembly as lacking in integrity.

    Na’Allah in a statement entitled: “I am not corrupt and I have integrity,” dared Obasanjo to prove a single act of corruption against him.

    The Kebbi South lawmaker reminded Obasanjo that he rejected his “N50 million inducement to subvert the […]

  • Court grants former NNPC boss, Yakubu, others N50m bail

    Court grants former NNPC boss, Yakubu, others N50m bail

    Former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Andrew Yakubu was on Monday granted a N50m bail by justice Binta Nyako of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

    Yakubu and Omokore were charged along with a co-owner of Atlantic Energy, Kola Aluko Victor Briggs, Abiye Memnere, David Mbanefo, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited for alleged money laundering.

    At today’s resumed hearing, counsel to the Federal Government, Rotimi Jacobs urged the court to […]

  • Court slams N50m bail on AVM Alikali Mawu

    Court slams N50m bail on AVM Alikali Mawu

    An FCT High Court on Friday granted bail to AVM Alikali Mawu, a former Air Officer Training Command, bail in the sum of N50 million for alleged bribery.

    Mawu, a member of Committee for Procurement in the Ministry of Defence, was arraigned on June 21 before Justice Salisu Garba on a three-count charge of bribery.

    Garba, in his ruling, held that the defendant had been on an administrative bail and never defaulted.

    “Only in capital offences are bail not granted to the suspect, […]