• Obanikoro vows to return N480 million to FG, submits passports to EFCC

    Obanikoro vows to return N480 million to FG, submits passports to EFCC

    Ex-Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has signed an undertaking to return N480m to the Federal Government.

    Obanikoro has also submitted his United States of America and Nigerian passports to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    In addition, the ex-minister has provided two sureties who are directors in the Federal Civil Service.

    Impeccable sources reevaled that these were part of the conditions given to the ex-minister for his release.

    A source said, “The EFCC asked Obanikoro to submit his passports. He was […]

  • FG renames PIB as PRB, submits draft bill to National Assembly soon

    FG renames PIB as PRB, submits draft bill to National Assembly soon

    According to reports, the Federal Government may have renamed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) as Petroleum Reform Bill (PRB). The draft bill is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly in the next few weeks.

    Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the Nigeria Gas Association (NGA) 10th international conference and exhibition, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, consistently referred to the PIB as PRB.

    According to Kachikwu, “On the Petroleum Reform Bill, we are in the process of […]

  • Justice Rita Ajumogobia submits to EFCC

    Justice Rita Ajumogobia submits to EFCC

    After ignoring two invitations from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to appear before its operatives to answer to allegations of corrupt practices, a Federal High Court Judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, finally turned in herself to the operatives.

    It was learnt from competent source that the embattled judge turned in herself around 6pm after claiming to be ill for two days, a claim the operatives busted by storming the medical facility she said she was admitted. Ofili-Ajumogobia, who was invited alongside […]

  • Ibrahim submits court papers declaring him guber candidate to INEC

    Ibrahim submits court papers declaring him guber candidate to INEC

    Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Global Fleet, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, yesterday, submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the court papers declaring him the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.

    Ibrahim’s lawyers went to the INEC headquarters yesterday to formally submit the case documents to the electoral body.

    The Global Fleet boss belongs to the former Borno State governor, Modu Sheriff’s faction of the PDP.

    But, on Friday, the Abuja division of […]