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Obaseki commends Fashola for Edo roads, housing

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, yesterday, commended the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) for the progress of work at the Benin-Ehor axis of the Benin-Ehor-Lokoja roads. This was as the minister inspected ongoing works at the Aduwawa axis of...

Yakubu moves to retake $9.7m, £74,000‎ recovered from him

Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, approached the court to reclaim the sum of $9.7 million and £74,000‎ recovered from him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Yakubu asked Federal High Court, Kano to set aside the order...

Only leaders with upright character can turn Nigeria around – Osinbajo

ACTING President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday said Nigeria needs leaders of uprightness and strong character at all levels of governance structure in order to set the nation on the path of sustainable development. He spoke just as the Elder Statesman, Maitama Sule, lavishly praised...

‘Christianity is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world’

CHRISTIANITY is growing faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world, says Reverend Fr (Dr) Lawrence Iwuamadi, Professor of Ecumenical Biblical Hermeneutics, at the Ecumenical Institute, Bossey According to a report published on the WCC website, in which he was the convener of a...

Witness Tells Court How Bishop Oyedepo’s Church Got N35m From Army General Involved In N19.7b Fraud

Mr. Ahidjo Ikem, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, on Friday, informed a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how the Bishop David Oyedepo-owned Living Faith Church received the sum of N35 million from Major-General Emmanuel Atewe, a former Commander...

NSCDC Is Not Recruiting

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu  wishes to inform the general public to disregard rumours making the rounds that NSCDC is recruiting or doing replacement secretly and favouring children and candidates of top government functionaries...

Venture more into humanitarian activities, Aisha Buhari urges privileged Nigerians

Wife of the President, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari has charged privileged Nigerians to do more in the lives of the less privileged with a view to increasing the feeling of humanity among citizens. She made the call during the distribution of gift packs...

Visa Racketeer Bags Four Years

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 13, 2017 secured the conviction of Olugbenga Fanbunmi, who was arraigned before Justice Mamman Kolo of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court on one-count charge bordering on advance fee fraud. Fanbunmi, who holds a diploma...

Kaduna Disco Disconnects Power Supply to Zamfara Govt House Over Unpaid N400m Debt

The Kaduna Power Holding Company has cut power supply to the Zamfara State Government House in Gusau over failure to pay a  N400m debt.   The Business Development and Relationship Officer of the company in Gusau Area Office, Mr. Aminu Yakubu, warned that the seat of government...

EFCC Arrest Fraudulent ‘Investor’ for Alleged $154,146 Fraud

… Places inmate perpetrating fraud from prison under watch The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 9, 2017 arrested one Benjamin Aduli for offences bordering on criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretence. Operatives of the EFCC got wind of his nefarious...