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Breach Of Contract: How MasterCard Used Dishonest Tactics To Edge Out Chams In Million-dollars Nigeria’s ID Card Project

Sequel to the concession made by the federal government of Nigeria, ChamsConsortium Ltd was commissioned to issue out 100 million identity cards alongside MasterCard but the latter had breached the contract by getting involved in an unlawful agreement with NIMC and thereby producing only...

UBA N33.69m Fraud: Court orders arrest warrant for staff

The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, on Thursday, issued a warrant mandating the arrest of four staff of United Bank for Africa PLC (UBA) charged with alleged cybercrime, fraud and diversion of N33.69 million. Justice Abimbola Awogboro made the order following failure of the...

Court Convicts Ex-NNPC Official Over N6bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kaduna Zonal Office, has secured the conviction of one Abdulkadir Mohammed Salihu, a former sales assistant of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Kaduna Depot. He was arraigned on three-count charge bordering on fraud to the tune of N6bn before...

Teachers Will Be Allowed To Carry Firearms In New Florida School Bill

News- US Saturday, March 23,2019 For the teachers who volunteer, they are required to pass a psychological test as well as a drug test. A new bill has been approved by the Florida House committee that would allow the arming of teachers in classrooms. The Sun-Sentinel reports the...

ICPC in a fresh case Arraigns Ex-Aso Savings Director, Mumaina Aliyu over $360, 000 fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has again arraigned the former Executive Director of Aso Savings and Loans Plc, Maimuna Aliyu, for diverting $360, 000 belonging to the bank. In a one-count charge before Hon. Justice Dimgba of Federal High Court,...

Supreme Court orders GTBank To Pay Innoson’s N14Billion Judgment Debt Into An Interest Yielding Account

Today, 7th of June 2018, The Supreme Court struck out GTBank’s motion for stay of execution of the Enugu Court of Appeal Division’s order that GTBank pays over N6 Billion into an interest yielding account at the Court of Appeal. Innoson’s legal team...

#AdeosunGate: Lawyer asks court to sack minister, order salary refund

A lawyer, Francis Obalim, has sued the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, before the Federal High Court in Abuja, praying for quashing of her appointment for not possessing a valid discharge certificate from the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The suit with number FHC/ABJ/CS/712/2018, was...

Don wants death penalty for Nigerians caught in corruption

Don wants death penalty for corruption Foremost Professor of Criminology and a member of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Olufemi Odekunle, has called for death penalty against those indicted for corruption in the country. He made the call yesterday in Abuja at a one-day...

Whistleblower George Uboh In Kuje Prison Exposes Confessional Letters Emefiele Wrote Police Admitting Missing N500bn

George Uboh, who heads the nongovernmental George Uboh Whistleblowers Network, has released more details about the N500bn Central Bank of Nigeria scandal. Uboh is in Kuje prison where is held for exposing financial misappropriation by Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. “I...

Olisa Metuh collapses in court

The former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh has collapsed during his trial in an Abuja High Court. He was trying to make his way to the dock when he suddenly collapsed. Metuh is standing trial for alleged money laundering of...