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We spent N367m without NASS approval – DG NNRA

Prof Lawrence Dim DG NNRA...was drilled at CCB for six hours. PICA to his rescue?

*How Senate exposed Lawrence Dim *Will CCB follow ICPC too? Certainly, the stench oozing from the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NNRA) is killing. Watchers, staffers and pundits are already wondering if the Code of Conducts Bureau (CCB) will follow the tracks that the ICPC has followed in investigating but not …

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CCB to drag Prof Lawrence Dim to CCT over fraud

Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)

*He refused to appear before Bureau twice *Matter before ICPC moribund Prof Lawrence Dim, the Director General of the Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NNRA), may be facing the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over his repeated refusal to appear before the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) over various allegations of …

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Ekweremadu sues for Herdsmen/Farmers cooperation

Senator Ike Ekweremadu

*Engage herdsmen not to graze on people’s farms Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for a better understanding between herdsmen and farmers that will ensure adequate protection of lives and properties of both. He said an engagement between both sides is necessary to ensure that neither …

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London houses linked to Saraki listed for probe

Houses at Whittaker Street, Belgravia linked with Senate President, Bukola Saraki

*We shall seek for his prosecution – Legislative Watch Transparency International (TI) UK has listed two London houses suspected to be owned by Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, for investigation under Britain’s new law, Unexplained Wealth Orders, which became effective from 31st January 2018. According to TI, Land Registry …

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I stand by my earlier statement – IBB

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB)

*Denies the alleged statement circulated debunking first one Former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) (retd.) said he stands by the statement calling for a “new generation of leaders” issued earlier on Sunday signed by one of his assistants, Mr. Kassim Afegbua. In a widely-circulated statement, Afegbua quoted IBB as …

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CCT judge, Danladi Umar, charged to court

Justice Danladi Umar...facing prosecution by EFCC

*Festus Keyamo to prosecute him Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a two-count charge against Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Justice Danladi Yakubu Umar, over solicitation of N10, 000,000.00 from a retired Customs officer standing trial before his court. The charges, prepared by Festus Keyamo, an EFCC …

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FG renames varsity after Ekwueme

Dr Alex Ekwueme

*As he was given befitting National burial *Osinbajo, Jonathan, Governors, politicians honour him Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, and former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Emeka Anyaoku, are among the AA list of the nation’s best who were in attendance at the funeral service of Dr Alex Ekwueme, the nation’s former Vice …

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CAC, Bank documents nailed SEC DG, Gwarzo

Mounir Gwarzo...suspended SEC Director General

*Caught red handed severally Suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Committee (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, may have been nailed by Bank and CAC documents received by the Administrative Panel of Inquiry, which show that he is a director and shareholder in two private companies. Gwarzo, according to the documents is …

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Aiyedogbon: Two Abuja lawyers docked

Two Abuja lawyers in trouble

*Over alleged forgery, impersonation *Ugwuonye also arraigned *Over nissing Charity Aiyedogbon Three legal practitioners, Emeka Ugwuonye, Nsikak Udo and Farouk Khamagam were on Thursday, arraigned before Chief Magistrate Court 2, in Wuse zone 2 area of Abuja, presided over by chief Magistrate Mabel Bello, for their alleged criminal roles in …

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EFCC: Senate has powers to reject Magu – Court

Dr Bukola Saraki Senate President and Mr Ibrahim Magu EActing ChairFCC man...Court has ruled

*EFCC Act is clear about Senate’s power Justice John Tsoho sitting at the Federal High Court in Abuja has held that the Senate acted within the law when it rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). …

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