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N80.2billion Fraud: Yahaya Bello’s Absence Stalls

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Former governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello on Thursday, April 18 failed to appear before Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court, Maitama, Abuja to kick off his arraignment by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Bello was slated for arraignment by the EFCC alongside Ali Bel ...

$34.4m Money Laundering: Defence Lawyer's Application Stalls Bail Hearing of Bin

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The hearing of bail application of Binance Holdings Limited and one of its Executives, Tigran Gambaryan, before Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, was on Thursday, April 18, 2024, was stalled following a fresh application filed by counsel to the second defendan ...

Customs Lilypond Export Command Processes  $236m Worth Containers In Q1 2024

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Nigeria Customs Service Lilypond Export Command has processed a total of 5,891 (20ft and 40ft) containers valued at $236,087,888.53. It was learnt that the containers comprised diverse commodities such as agricultural produce, manufactured goods, solid and extractive minerals, among others. Th ...

Court Orders Trial Of Ex-Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano Over Alleged N4billion

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has insisted that former Anambra Governor, Willie Obiano, must face trial for the allegation of N4billion fraud against him. This was stated on Thursday by Justice Inyang Ekwo while ruling on Obiano 39;s plea to challenge the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

EFCC Threatens To Use Military To Effect Yahaya Bello’s Arrest

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has vowed to arrest the immediate past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, and bring him before the Federal High Court Abuja for arraignment to answer to the charges preferred against him. This came on the heels of Bello rsquo;s counsel, Abdulwahab M ...

Federal Government Berates Governor Ododo, Asks Yahaya Bello To Submit Self For

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The federal government through the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), has called on the immediate-past governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, to follow the path of decency and submit himself for probe. It was understood that Bello is bei ...

Police To Enforce Ban On All Ethnic Vigilante Groups, Other Similar Organisation

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The Nasarawa State Police Command has announced plan to enforce ban on local vigilante groups which it described as ethnic vigilantes and other similar organisations operating and providing any form of security service in the state. This was made known in a statement issued on Thursday by the Nas ...

JAMB Orders Arrest Of Parents Found At CBT Centres During 2024 UTME

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all Computer-Based Test (CBT) centre owners to arrest any parent, who is found near any of their facilities during the 2024 UTME exercise. The directive was issued at the final briefing of the Computer-Based Test (CBT) centre owners ...

Nigeria Customs Officer Killed In Katsina State By Smugglers

Thursday, April 18, 2024
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the passing of Customs Assistant II Auwal Haruna, in Katsina State. It was learnt that incident occured at the Gamji Makaho checkpoint in Dankama area of Katsina State on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. In a statement made available to newsmen, Abdull ...

Zamfara Govt Sacks Commandant Of Community Protection Guards

Thursday, April 18, 2024
Zamfara State Government has suspended the Commandant of the state Community Protection Guards, Colonel Rabiu Garba (retd). The suspension was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Abubakar Nakwada, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday. The stat ...
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