IPOB: Court To Decide Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail On 25th April

IPOB: Court To Decide Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail On 25th April

The Federal High Court sitting  in Abuja will on April 25 decide whether or not to grant Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, bail. Reports have it that the trial Justice Binta Nyako also ruled that witnesses will testify behind a screen and are allowed to use pseudo names. The court however, agreed to that the defendants and their lawyers would be allowed to see the witnesses even though they’re masked…

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Again Peace Corps Boss Dickson Akor Detained By The Police

Again Peace Corps Boss Dickson Akor Detained By The Police

ORBITNEWS reports that the commandant of the Nigerian Peace Corps,Dr Dickson Akor is been detained by the police. Dr. Akoh,was taken to police special anti-robbery squad facility in Abuja hours after turning himself in. The arrest came three weeks after the police, in a joint operation with the Nigerian Army and the State Security Service,stormed the office of the Peace Corps and arrested the Commandant and others. The spokesperson of the Peace Corps,Millicent Umoru condemned…

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FG Assures Full Protection And Reward Of Whistle-Blowers – Lai Mohammed

FG Assures Full Protection And Reward Of Whistle-Blowers – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government at the weekend re -assured whistle-blowers who provide information that leads to the recovery of stolen funds or assets that they will be adequately rewarded.  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed who reiterated this in a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday  said the Federal Government will protect the identity of all whistle-blowers, whether in the public or the private sector, and also ensure that the information they provide…

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FANTA & SPRITE: Federal Government Advisory Warning On All Drinks Released

FANTA & SPRITE: Federal Government Advisory Warning On All Drinks Released

This is the full text of the clarification released by the Federal Ministry of Health concerning the toxicity of two Nigerian Bottling Company Brands- Fanta and Sprite with Vitamin C. ISSUES ARISING FROM THE LAGOS HIGH COURT JUDGEMENT IN FIJABI HOLDINGS AND ANOTHER VERSUS NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY AND NAFDAC  Background Arising from the recent court judgement on the case filed by Fijabi Holdings and another versus Nigeria Bottling Company and NAFDAC (joined as a nominal…

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N3bn LOOT: Former NNPC GMD,Andrew Yakubu Remanded In Kuje Prison

N3bn LOOT: Former NNPC GMD,Andrew Yakubu Remanded In Kuje Prison

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, remanded former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, who was accused of stashing over N3 billion in his house in Kaduna, in Kuje Prison. Trial Justice A. R. Mohammed sent the defendant to prison after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, docked him on a six-count money laundering charge.Yakubu, who was GMD of the NNPC between 2012 and…

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I Don’t Know How Much EFCC Have Recovered So Far – EFCC Acting Chair Magu

I Don’t Know How Much EFCC Have Recovered So Far – EFCC Acting Chair Magu

It is no longer news that the Senate on Wednesday refused to confirm the nomination of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC. What is more worrisome is the way and manner that Ibrahim Magu responded to the missiles of question fired to him by the senators. Mr. Ibrahim Magu has said that he does not know how much the commission under him has recovered from national looters so far. Mr….

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FG Slammed a 90 Count Criminal Charge Against Dickson Akor Of Peace Corps

FG Slammed a 90 Count Criminal Charge Against Dickson Akor Of Peace Corps

The National Commandant of the Peace Corps, Dr. Dickson Akor and the Incorporated Trustees of Peace Corps of Nigeria (ITPCN) have been slammed a 90 count criminal charge by the Federal Government on Tuesday. The case against the defendants was signed by Aka Alilu, an Assistant Chief State Counsel in the Federal Ministry of Justice and borders on extortion, money laundering and obtaining money by false pretense. The case was filed by the Office of…

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N26M FRAUD: Fani Kayode To Appear In Court April 25

N26M FRAUD: Fani Kayode To Appear In Court April 25

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, yesterday told a Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that it is set to open its case against the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, Fani-Kayodee, former Director of Media and Publicity in the campaign team of President Goodluck Jonathan during the 2015 election is being prosecuted by the Federal Government over allegation of N26million fraud.He was alleged to have illegally received N26m from…

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MALABU OIL DEAL: Obasanjo, Jonathan Should Talk Before Me – Adoke

MALABU OIL DEAL: Obasanjo, Jonathan Should Talk Before Me – Adoke

 President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged by the former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) to ask former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan who are still alive to clarify areas believed to be shady and riddle with corruption in the resolve of dispute over the ownership and operation of OPL 245, otherwise called Malabu Oil Bloc.    Adoke who said this in the letter he…

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Witnesses Confused As Parties Present Different Results At Edo Tribunal

Witnesses Confused As Parties Present Different Results At Edo Tribunal

Witnesses called by the third respondent, the APC in its defense in the petition filed by Pastor Osagie Ize – Iyamu and his party, PDP challenging the declaration of Mr Godwin Obaseki of the APC as winner of the 28, September 2016 election , yesterday either expressed Ignorance or were totally confused about the conflicts in figures between the votes cast and the ballot papers used during the election. All of them who were confronted…

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