A former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power, Godknows Igali, has forfeited 47 Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to the Federal Government, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said. The information was contained in a report the EFCC submitted to Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-corruption. The report

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The trial of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu is to begin on March 20. He will be tried along with three others— Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and an engineer, David Nwawuisi. Justice Binta Murtala Nyako gave the defendants the opportunity to file another bail application but warned that they must be

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Power supply, which stands at 4,000 megawatts, is set for a major boost. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N701 billion Power Assurance Guarantee for the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET)—to ensure a better supply of gas to the power plants. This will in turn improve power supply. One of the major problems of

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Barely six days after 17 “exotic” vehicles were recovered from a Kaduna warehouse belonging to former Comptroller-General of Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) Abdullahi Dikko Inde, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), another set of items including vehicles, tricycles and motorcycles, have been seized. The items, which were

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Former Governor Gabriel Suswam is being probed by the Department of State Services (DSS) for his alleged link with a militia leader, Terwaze Akwazza (a.k.a Gana), The Nation learnt yesterday. Three Benue State local government areas – Logo, Katsina-Ala and Ukum – are said to be in Akwazza’s grip. The secret service is also investigating the ex-

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There was tight security yesterday at the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff resumed duties. Police and the Nigerian Civil and Security Defence Corps (NCSDC) personnel took position within and outside the secretariat building, while some took positions in adjoining

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Some prominent Igbo professionals yesterday urged the Federal Government to immediately release Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu. They made the demand at a news conference in Abuja under a Pan-Igbo group, Nzuko Umunna. Their statement was jointly signed by former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor

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