Month: October 2017

Buhari Never Said Babachir Was Not Guilty – Presidency

The Presidency has faulted reports that President Muhammadu Buhari said former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, was not guilty of the corruption allegations levelled against him. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who stated this on Monday, added “You didn’t get it right; the President had …

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PROFILE: Boss Mustapha, Nigeria’s new SGF

Boss Gida Mustapha, who just replaced sacked Secretary to the Government, SGF, Babachir Lawal, is a lawyer, management consultant, politician and businessman who has spent several years in Nigeria’s public service. Born in Adamawa State, Mr. Mustapha attended Hong Secondary School, in Hong Adamawa State and North East College of Arts and Sciences, Maiduguri, Borno …

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Belgore’s N500m fraud charge: Join me as defendant, Diezani tells court

A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke on Monday asked a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order, listing her as a party to a N500m fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had charged Belgore together with a former Minister of National …

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ECOWAS Court Awards N88bn Damages Against FG Over Civil War Landmines

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has awarded N88 billion damages against the Federal Government for its failure to clear landmines and remains of explosives in the aftermath of the civil war in the South Eastern part of the country. In a consent judgment delivered by Justice Chijioke Nwoke, the court ordered the Federal Government to …

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EFCC Chairman, Magu says it will Pursue Maina’s Case To The End

The chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has said that the commission is determined to pursue the case against embattled former Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina to a conclusive end. The EFCC Boss said the commission has commenced the renewed investigation and will pursue …

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Buhari, Ouattara To Strengthen Nigeria-Ivory Coast Ties

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with visiting President Alassane Quattara of Cote D’Ivoire at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Quattara, who arrived the Presidential Villa at about 12.15 p.m., was introduced to some cabinet ministers and presidential aides by President Buhari before the commencement of their meeting. the two presidents are meeting …

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On this day in 1984,Emmanuel Udo Ibrok aka Eskaphinee was born

On this day in 1984, a famous Disk Jokey, businessman, an On-Air-Personality, and farmer who is the Chief Executive Officer of Eskaphine Global Ventures, Emmanuel Udo Ibrok, professionally known as Eskaphinee was born in Pankshin, Plateau State, North-Central Nigeria. Eskaphinee started his Primary education at Command Children School Calabar in 1990 and finished in 1996. …

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Boko Haram: Air Force hits regrouping terrorists in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force yesterday sent five fighter jets to the notorious Sambisa Forest to crush Boko Haram terrorists operating in the area. The operation is coming on the heels of new reports that the terrorists were regrouping in the forest. The insurgents have recently attacked Maiduguri, Adamawa and Yobe States. Speaking on the operational …

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