N2 billion Contract Scam: Why I want Police alone to handle investigation — Malami

Following allegations of a cover-up in the investigation of an N2 billion contract scam involving the Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami has advanced reasons for insisting on police investigation alone. Full story

Posted by Hussaini Ali June 21, 2020

Nigeria commits to new OPEC+ targets after earlier non-compliance

Banks defy headwinds, earn more than N260 billion profits in Q1 2020

A total of twelve banks that are listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) collectively reported a profit after tax of N260.983 billion in Q1 2020. While this is impressive, there are strong indications that banks’ Q2 2020 profits will be significantly lower. Full report

Source: https://nairametrics.com

Posted by Amaka, 8 June 2020

Nigeria’s political odyssey and its monstrous democratic variant

IS Nigeria not a British contraption? During the colonial era, it was Lord Frederick Lugard, a one-time governor-general of Nigeria, who cobbled Nigeria’s northern and southern protectorates together for administrative convenience. And his mistress, Miss Flora Shaw, christened the place Nigeria. Nigeria, a British creation, is a disparate political and ethnic entity. It is a nation of nations. Full story

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 8 June 2020

I didn’t instruct any agency to probe Minister of Niger Delta Affairs — Omo-Agege

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, has denied asking the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to probe the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs. Full story

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 8 June 2020

Group Accuses NDDC Of Attempting To Cover Up Alleged N40bn Fraud

A non-governmental-organisation, the Act for Positive Transformation Initiative, has claimed that it has uncovered moves by the Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission to cover up the alleged N40bn fraud within the organisation. Full story

Source: http://saharareporters.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 March 2020

Buhari Queries Permanent Secretary Of Science Ministry, Bello, Over Alleged Financial Misconduct

President Muhammadu Buhari has queried the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr Mohammed Umar Bello, over fraud, corruption and embezzlement of billions of naira illegally expended while he was in charge of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. Full story

Source: http://saharareporters.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 March 2020

El-Rufai Swears In Four State High Court Judges

The swearing-in ceremony took place on Tuesday at the Government House in Kaduna. They are Justice Amina Bello, Justice Ambo Yakubu, Justice Edward Andow, and Justice Rabi Oladoja. Full story

Source: https://www.channelstv.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 March 2020

Flight ban violation: Impounded plane’s crew quarantined in Lagos

The crew of the UK-based Company, Flairjet plane impounded by the Federal Government on Sunday for breaching flight ban in the country has been quarantined in Lagos to ascertain if they have the dreaded coronavirus. Full story

Source: https://www.vanguardngr.com

Posted by Amaka, 19 March 2020

Court sentences UNIPORT student to death for murder of eight-year-old girl

A high court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has sentenced a second year student of Physics department at the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), Ifeanyi Dike, and one Ugochukwu Nwamiro, to death by hanging for the murder of an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso Nmezuwuba. Full story

Source: https://guardian.ng

Posted by Amaka, 19 March 2020