Seven governors have questions to answer in the alleged diversion of part of the N388.304billion London-Paris Club refunds into two accounts opened by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), The Nation has learnt. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered N19billion in one of the accounts. The other is a
Former Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu has asked the Federal High Court to discharge the order temporarily forfeiting his $9,772,800 to the Federal Government. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered the money from Yakubu’s house in Sabon
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.
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
The Federal Government plans to spend N94.5 million on bullet-proof tyres for President Muhammadu Buhari and others this year, State House Permanent Secretary Jalal A. Arabi has said. Canteen and kitchen equipment will cost N100.8 million. These are part of the breakdown of the State House budget presented by Arabi to the Senate Committee
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