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Monthly Archives: March 2018

Court to Abaribe: Produce Kanu or go to jail A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and two others to produce leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, or risk being imprisoned. Justice Binta Nyako stated this at the resumption of proceedings in the case of treasonable felony involving Kanu. Abaribe, who ... Read More »

Shell files criminal complaint against ex-staff in Nigeria’s oilfield saga Royal Dutch Shell has filed a criminal complaint against a former senior employee over suspected bribes in the $390 million sale of an oilfield in Nigeria, where the company is already under investigation over a separate deal. Dutch prosecutors confirmed they had received the complaint against Peter Robinson, a former ... Read More »

FAAC: FG, States, LGs Share N647.39bn – Adeosun

Workers at the three tiers of Government are to receive their salaries for this month before the Easter break as the Federal, State and Local Governments shared the sum of N647.39 billion from the Federation Account. The money was the revenue collection for the month of February 2018 which was approved at the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting convened ... Read More »

deny receiving $30,000 bribe to reverse polls reordering bill

      Members of the House of Representatives on Wednesday denied an allegation that they received $30,000 bribe to back down from overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act (amendment) Bill, 2018. They described it as “pure falsehood” intended to intimidate lawmakers to abandon their insistence of changing the sequence of elections ahead of the 2019 polls. ... Read More »

NASS passes PIGB, imposes 5% fuel levy

Nigerians will have to pay more for fuel as the National Assembly on Wednesday passed the much touted Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) with 5 percent levy on fuel sold across the country. According to the lawmakers, the levy will be used to fund the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) as reflected in the new bill. The passage followed the consideration ... Read More »

IGP removes Kogi CP over negligence

…15 others to face disciplinary action The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the removal of the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Ali Janga. The police commissioner was removed following the escape of the two principal suspects whose confession indicted Senator Dino Melaye and Mohammed Audu. Four other suspects also escaped from police custody in the state. The ... Read More »

Police declare Senator Dino Melaye wanted The Nigeria Police, Kogi state Command on Wednesday declared the senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye wanted. Addressing newsmen Wednesday in Lokoja, the Commissioner of Police, Mr.  Ali Janga confirmed that Melaye have been declared wanted. Read More »

BREAKING: Suspected Assassins Linked To Dino Melaye Escape From Police Custody

  The suspected assassins who allegedly confessed that the Senator representing Kogi West, Mr. Dino Melaye, gave them guns and instructions to recruit more thugs for use the 2019 elections have allegedly broken out of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad cell where they were being held in Lokoja, Kogi State. The criminals allegedly escaped with some other high profile criminals held ... Read More »

UBA London subsidiary gets regulatory approval

  United Bank for Africa (UBA Plc) yesterday announced that its London subsidiary has obtained regulatory permission to carry out wholesale banking services in the United Kingdom. The approval licence was granted to the lender by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), a United Kingdom financial services regulatory body. The move makes UBA the only Sub-Saharan African bank to conduct banking ... Read More »

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