THE Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that the N450 million allegedly received by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mohammed Dele Belgore and former Minister of National Planning Prof. Abubakar Suleiman was brought to the bank from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in a bullion van. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Who owns the N49 million “crispy notes of N200 and N50 denominations” abandoned at the Kaduna International Airport? This is the puzzle the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is trying to resolve. The EFCC found the cash on Monday night, packed in sacks. A man believed to be the owner ran away before EFCC operatives could
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari is fully fit to perform his functions. The President, who returned home on Friday after 49 days medical vacation in the United Kingdom, was at his desk yesterday. The Vice President told reporters after briefing President Buhari: “He is very well. We just had a very long
Four more suspects have been grilled over the investigation of the N19billion illegally deducted from the London-Paris Club loan refund. Besides, about N500million of the cash has been traced to the account of a governor. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives are probing how the money, which was meant to pay a
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned former Attorney General of the federation and Minister of Justice Mohammed Adoke to stop mentioning his name in the Malabu Oil deal. According to Premium Times, Obasanjo described the award of OPL 245 oil field licence as the “height of corruption,” which he could not have endorsed.
Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun has signed into law the bill upgrading the state-owned Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Abeokuta, to Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta. The governor, who assented to the bill, earlier passed by the House of Assembly, during the executive council meeting yesterday, also
The Federal Government has removed the Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh. It has appointed Dr. Paul Adalikwu as the new acting D-G pending the appointment of a new helmsmen. Also, 15 senior officials, who were arbitrarily promoted in defiance of civil service rules, were