The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) is waiting for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s investigation into a possible diversion of the Paris Club refund to states Chairman of the NGF and Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari, spoke with State House correspondents at the end of the Forum’s meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the forfeiture of $153million allegedly belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke to the Federal Government. The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said the money was laundered for the former minster. Justice Muslim Hassan held that the money was a
Labour yesterday expressed optimism of a minimum wage raise by the government. Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba said the Federal Government and the organised Labour movement had reached a consensus to review the National Minimum Wage. Wabba, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said the consensus was
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) Vice-Chancellor Prof. Adebiyi Daramola and Bursar Ayodeji Oresegun at the Ondo State High Court in Akure for alleged N156.9million fraud. Daramola and Oresegun were invited in October by the anti-graft agency, following a
An Ogun State High Court in Abeokuta, the state capital, has granted more time to Governor Ibikunle Amosun, attorney – general and commissioner for Works to file their responses to a motion for an Order of Mandamus to provide information about road projects awarded since May 29, 2011. The exparte motion was brought before Justice
Senate President, Dr Olusola Saraki has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari who is on extended vacation in London on medical grounds is “healthy, witty and himself.” In a statement issued after he visited Buhari along with Speaker of the House of Representstives, YakubunDogara , Saraki said there is no cause for alarm over the President’s
President Muhammadu Buhari is set to return from the United Kingdom where he is spending his vacation, Senior Special Assistant (Media) to the president Malam Garba Shehu, has said. In a television interview aired yesterday, Shehu said the president was no longer “enjoying his stay’’ outside the country. “As a matter of fact, we should be getting