AMCON takes over Sen. Oduah’s assets

AMCON takes over Sen. Oduah’s assets By Chinyere Joel -Nwokeoma The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over Sea Petroleum Oil & Gas Ltd. and other assets belonging to Sen. Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi over an unpaid debt of about N20 billion. AMCON said the takeover followed an injunction granted by Justice M.S. Hassan of […]

N5bn fraud: Akingbola has case to answer – Supreme Court

Former MD of defunct Intercontinental Bank Erastus Akingbola By Wandoo Sombo The Supreme Court on Friday ordered, Erastus Akingbola, to return to the Federal High Court, Lagos, to answer his alleged five billion Naira fraud charge. Akingbola is a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc. Justice Tanko Muhammad, leading a five-man panel, […]

NAF continues air strikes, destroys insurgents’ structures in Bama, Gobara

The Nigerian Air Force yesterday in continuation  of  Operation thunder strike successfully conducted air attacks on a Boko Haram Terrorists (BHT) infested location at 3 Nautical Miles North East of Bama. A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft had previously observed significant BHT presence in the location. In a statement signed by […]

Army committed to end killings in Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa, Zamfara

The Force Commander of Operation Whirl Stroke, Major General Mutiu Yekini, Friday said troops deployed to four troubled states of the federation including Benue State are combat ready to put an end to incessant killings. Yekini said the states; Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara must be liberated from the grips of criminal elements who are […]

New Nigerian Newspapers MD buried in Daura

The remains of former Managing Director of New Nigerian Newspapers, Malam Tukur Abdurahman, has been buried at the Kofar Gabas cemetary in Daura after a funeral prayer held at the residence of Tafidan Saidu Abdurahman, an elder brother to the deceased. The Chief Imam of Karkauku, Mahammed Aliyu Karkauku, who led the prayers prayed for […]

Ana ce-ce-ku-ce kan hoton Buhari a wurin tafsiri

Hakkin mallakar hotoFACEBOOK/NIGERIA PRESIDENCYImage captionShugaba Buhari ya halarci tafsirin ne a ranar farko ta fara azumin Ramadan a kasar ‘Yan Najeriya suna ci gaba da bayyana ra’ayoyinsu game da wani hoton Shugaban Kasar Muhammadu Buhari da aka wallafa lokacin da ya halarci tafsirin Al-Kur’ani a fadarsa da ke Abuja. A ranar Alhamis, wato ranar farko […]

We ‘ll generate revenue when legalised, Peace Corps assures FG

The Commandant-General of the National Unity and Peace Corps (NUPEC) Dr. Chinedu S. Nneji, has assured the federal government that his organisation has a blueprint to generate revenue for the country. Nneji added that the unrelenting efforts of the current administration to fight corruption, tackling the menace of insurgency and other security challenges in the country is a […]

Apex Court orders Akingbola to face trial for alleged N5bn fraud

The Supreme Court, on Friday, gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, a go-ahead to prosecute former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr. Erastus Akingbola over his alleged involvement in 5 Billion fraud. The trial was prematurely terminated in April 2012 by Justice Charles Archibong, whose decision in the case later earned him a compulsory […]

Prompt Approval Of FDP Will Attract Oil, Gas Investments – Kachikwu

Dr Ibe Kachikwu, the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources on Thursday said that prompt approval of Field Development Plan (FDP) by Federal Government would attract huge investments in the oil and gas sector. Kachikwu disclosed on his keynote address at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Lagos section 61 on its technical symposium on Field […]

2019: My Reelection Should Not Be Reason For Bloodshed – Ortom

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has said that his re-election into office should not come at the price of bloodshed. Governor Ortom made this comment at the forum of former political party executives led by chief Michael Iduma who paid him a visit in the state recently. Ortom said that although his move […]