Godwin Obla (SAN), a former prosecutor with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to declare his continued detention by the commission, as unlawful.
EFCC had preferred a 30-count charge of conspiracy to pervert justice for the sum of N5 million against Obla and Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of a Federal High Court.
The commission had detained the duo in its custody pending the conclusion of its investigations.
On Monday, Obla through his counsel, […]
Nigerians in the diaspora have expressed the hope that US President-elect, Donald Trump, will help end terrorism in Africa even as they identified the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as a group that must be curtailed by the incoming American Government.
The Nigerians based in the United States of America, who spoke through More Voices Against Terrorism, however, condemned a statement issued by the US State Department that criticised the Nigerian Police’s handling of the Shiites sectarian clashes with security agencies and […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged a review of Nigerian laws to enable anti-graft agencies in the country retain a percentage of the loot recovered to fund their operations.
The Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, made the request at the national anti-corruption conference organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) and the National Assembly in Abuja.
The conference which began Tuesday will end Wednesday.
Magu said the review will be in line […]
A former senator representing Benue North-West Senatorial District, Joseph Waku, has decried the rot in the judiciary and expressed concern that the nation is heading for doom if urgent steps are not taken to clear the mess.
Waku, who stated this in an interview with newsmen on Tuesday in his residence in Makurdi, urged the Federal Government to prosecute those judges arrested on alleged corruption, adding that whoever is found guilty should be punished to serve as deterrence to others.
“We need […]
President Muhammadu Buhari’s frantic efforts to arrest and prosecute a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke, has been attributed to her alledged complicity in an international oil bunkering syndicate.
The ex-minister is believed to have allegedly made fortunes from freighting stolen crude oil out of Nigeria.
The former minister is also being hunted because of the huge sums of money she allegedly laundered through some commercial banks for the purpose of rigging the 2015 elections in selected states of the […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has challenged pension managers to invest a portion of an estimated N5.8 trillion pension fund in housing and key infrastructures in order to speed up development in key sectors of the economy.
Speaking yesterday in Abuja at the third edition of World Pension Summit (Africa Special), the former president made reference to Singapore as a classical example of countries that maximally utilised pension asset to solve housing challenge confronting their citizens.
The theme of this year’s summit is […]
Sequel to the crisis of confidence brewing between Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, and the Zenith Bank, a member of the seventh House of Representatives, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, has called on Nigerian Bankers’ Committee to order banks operating in the state to withdraw their services with the state government.
Faparusi expressed worries over Fayose’s alleged directive to the Ministry, Department and Agencies (MDAs) of government to withdraw salary accounts of workers from the bank over seizure of the governor’s personal […]
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Barcelona board spokesman Josep Vives said he has no evidence that Lionel Messi is interested in leaving the club.
He reiterated his plea for fan support after the Argentine player appealed against a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud imposed by a Catalan court.
Barcelona over the weekend launched a campaign urging fans to “express their sympathy” after Messi and his father, Jorge, were found guilty by a Barcelona court of three counts of defrauding the tax department.
Messi’s management company said the […]
The Presidency on Sunday debunked claims that President Muhammadu Buhari is heartless and does not care about the plight of Nigerians, stressing that on the contrary, Buhari keeps sleepless nights owing to his desire to better the lot of the country.
Disclosing that his principal is working round the clock to make Nigeria a better place for all, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu revealed, in a statement, that Buhari has ordered for the release […]