Daughter of former NAFDAC boss, Dora Akunyili, Njideka Akunyili Crosby beat her personal record last Thursday when she sold one of her paintings for almost $1.1 million at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale.
The painting named Drown (pictured above) which was done in 2012, was initially estimated to sell for $200,000 – $300,000 but was eventually sold for $1,092,500.
No fewer than 11 people made a bid for the painting and it was eventually sold to an anonymous bidder.
“Drown,”is an intimate double […]
A prosecution witness, Mr Chukwuma Orji, has revealed how a former Director General of Nigerian Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Mr Patrick Akpobolokemi, converted N496million from the office of the National Security Agency (NSA) to personal use.
Orji made the revelation during the trial of Akpobolokemi and five others on a 13-count charge of stealing and fraud proffered against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
They are accused of stealing N754million belonging to the agency.
Akpobolokemi’s co-defendants are; Ezekiel Agaba, […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has frozen Patience Jonathan’s personal account, titled ‘Patience Ibifaka Jonathan’, which is domiciled in Skye Bank Plc.
Sources within the agency said on Wednesday that the move had become necessary due to the prima facie case established against the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife.
As part of investigations into alleged diversion against a former Special Adviser to ex-President Jonathan on Domestic Affairs, Waripamowei Dudafa, the anti-graft agency had frozen four companies’ accounts […]
The senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah David Jang, has berated Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State for insisting on selling out Plateau land for grazing reserve in spite of the outcry against it by the people of state, noting that the Governor’s attraction is the financial inducement.
The Senator has also challenged the Governor to publish the alleged document where he endorsed grazing reserve policy in the state throughout his eight-year tenure of his government.
In a press […]