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N40bn Saga: Nigerian Lawmakers Accuse NDDC Of Unauthorised Spending, Failure To Present Performance Records

The lawmakers also accused the NDDC of refusal to submit its performance budget since 2018. A forensic audit is ongoing in the NDDC after the commission squandered N40bn in three months. The NDDC was also involved in the spending of N5bn for the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment for health workers and provision of community-based sensitisation campaign against the spread ... Read More »

House of Fraud : How Lagos Assembly Speaker, Obasa, Allegedly Approved N40.5m For Feeding Of Less Than 40 Muslim Lawmakers For 2018 Ramadan Fast

Another corrupt activity involving Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has been exposed.   In this latest expose, Obasa and his protocol officer, a lady alleged to be his mistress, took over the responsibility of the House Committee on Services charged with welfare of members of the Assembly by approving N40,500,000 for feeding of less than 40 ... Read More »

‘Executive Order 10 will engender judicial, legislative independence’

Fomer Chief Judge of Anambra State  Prof. Peter Nnanna C. Umeadi and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Louis Alozie have praised President Muhammadu Buhari for signing Executive Order No.  10 of  2020 which grants financial autonomy  to states legislature. In a tweet on his Twitter handle Prof. Umeadi, now a chieftain of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) said: “With humility, ... Read More »

Update : Fasting continues on Saturday – NSCIA

     Muslims are to continue fasting on Saturday, The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has declared. Its National Moonsighting Committee said no moon was sighted in Nigeria on Friday. The committee tweeted on Friday: “There was no positive sighting report of the Shawwal crescent in Nigeria, tomorrow is 30th Ramadan. An official statement from the Sultanate will be ... Read More »

Court sentences Ese Oruru’s abductor to 26 years

The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has delivered the long-awaited judgement on Ese Oruru, a teenager reportedly abducted, taken to Kano State and forced into marriage by one Yinusa Dahiru. The court presided over by Justice Jane Inyang sentenced Dahiru to 26 years in prison. Jane acquitted Dahiru on Count one but jailed him five years (count ... Read More »

Police Arrest Top CAC Pastors over leadership crisis

Operatives in the office of the Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Osogbo are grilling no fewer than eight top pastors of the Christ Apostolic Church(CAC) over a leadership battle tearing a faction of the Supreme Council apart. They are being interrogated over allegations of conspiracy, stealing, impersonation and swearing to a false oath, among others. Their interrogation followed a petition by ... Read More »

Father, 50, ‘rapes’ daughter for eight years in Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a 50-year-old man Tyndale Ede for alleged defilement of his 19-year-old daughter since she was 11. Eden was arrested on May 9 following a complaint by his wife (names withheld) at Ikotun Police Division. It was alleged that the suspect’s incestuous behaviour was discovered by the woman at their Kajola Street, Ikotun residence after ... Read More »

Malabu Oil Block: ex-minister Orubebe’s wife quizzed over N360m deals

Former Niger Delta Affairs Minister Godsday Orubebe’s wife Maureen, has been grilled by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over a N500 million deal linked to the $1.092 billion Malabu Oil Block scandal. Mrs. Orubebe is also being investigated for alleged money laundering. She was alleged to have bought three assets from the company of one of the suspects ... Read More »

Doctor, others held for sale of baby in A’Ibom

Police in Akwa Ibom State said their  anti-child theft Unit has arrested one Dr. Victor Onongha, a medical doctor, for allegedly selling a child. Dr Onongha, attached to the University of Calabar Teaching hospital, was arrested alongside a laboratory scientist, Hope Offor, and 15 others. The command, in a statement yesterday, said a five-month-old baby was recovered from the suspects. ... Read More »

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