Judge insists Metuh’s trial will continue in his absence

The trial of the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, for alleged N400 million fraud continued on Friday with the defendant still absent in court. It is the second time Mr Metuh will be absent in court due to ill health and the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, has insisted that the case will continue More...

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By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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N5bn fraud: Akingbola has case to answer – Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered, Erastus Akingbola, to return to the Federal High Court, Lagos, to answer his alleged five billion Naira fraud charge. Former MD of defunct Intercontinental Bank Erastus Akingbola Akingbola More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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AMCON takes over Sen. Oduah’s assets

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Sea Petroleum Oil & Gas Ltd. and other assets belonging to Sen. Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi over an unpaid debt of about N20 billion. AMCON takes More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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JOHESU strike meets brick-wall, as court orders work resumption

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, has ordered striking members of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), to suspend its on-going strike and resume duties across the nation within 24 hours. Court Justice Babatunde More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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FG files amended charges against Dasuki

The Federal Government has filed a 25-count amended charge against a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd). File photo: Sambo Dasuki Colonel Dasuk’s re-arraignment by the government More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Police reply Saraki’s allegation

Nigeria Police Force has reacted after Senate President Bukola Saraki raised an alarm over an alleged plot by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to implicate him and the Governor of Kwara State. A More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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FG seeks withdrawal of Melaye’s bail

The Federal Government on Wednesday asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama to revoke the bail it granted to Senator Dino Melaye over an allegation of false alarm. Dino Melaye Senator Melaye, More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Police recruitment modality worsens Nigeria’s manifest injustice

By OBINNA EZUGWU Last week in an interview with Voice of America, Hausa service, President Muhammadu Buhari said he had approved the recruitment of 6,000 additional policemen as part of measures to address the country’s More...

By Uchenna Ajah On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Banks jittery over new anti-money laundering law

By OKEY ONYENWEAKU Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) are groaning under the additional tightening of recent anti-money laundering rules introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The nations chief financial regulator More...