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FG seizes 22 bank accounts, landed properties from PDP Senator

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The Special Presidential ‎Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property has seized some properties belonging to Delta-North Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, in Lagos and Delta states. Okoi Obono-Obla, the chairman of the panel, said this on Sunday, while sharing journalists, some 12 pictures he captioned as “Sealing up of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s suspicious assets carried out by operatives of SPIP ...

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Ogun PDP gubernatorial candidate promises to complete abandoned Road Projects

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Kashamu Buruji, has promised to complete all abandoned road projects and provide stomach infrastructure for the people of the state if elected in the March 9 election. He spoke on Tuesday when he visited Olota-in-Council, the Council of Baales and Chiefs, the League of Imams and Alfas, ...

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2019 budget will revive decayed infrastructure – Akpabio

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Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom) said the 2019 Budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday would rejuvinate the decayed infrastructure in the country. Akpabio made the remark in an interview with journalists after President Buhari presented the appropriation bill to the National Assembly in Abuja. ”The good thing about today’s Budget presentation is that there ...

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Ex-NDDC director loses property worth N1.8bn to EFCC

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A Federal High Court in Lagos orders the final forfeiture of properties linked to a former NDDC executive director The properties are forfeited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) – The report lists the affected properties and their locations This is not the best time for Tuoyo Omatsuli, a former executive director of the Niger Delta Development Commission ...

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Atiku pledges to bridge infrastructural gap when he becomes President

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Atiku Abubakar has said Nigeria suffers a huge infrastructure deficit. According to the PDP presidential front-runner, “poor funding and chronic underinvestment by successive governments have crippled the state of Nigeria’s infrastructure. Leaving an annual funding gap in excess of N15 trillion (USD 10.5 billion) in infrastructure development. Sound infrastructure and adequate power are essential for stimulating economic growth and development ...

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Delta communities to revoke road contract to firm

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Five Urhobo communities in Delta State have passed a vote of no confidence on Zenith Construction Limited, the contracting firm handling the major road project linking the entire areas. They have consequently urged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to, as matter of urgent public interest, revoke the road contract awarded to the company before it rubbished its good intentions to their people. ...

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EFCC seizes N1bn hotel belonging to Jonathan’s ex-aide, Ima Niboro

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Despite decamping to the All Progressives Congress, [APC], former presidential aide has lost – temporarily – a big hotel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The anti-graft agency seized the hotel, allegedly worth “between N650 million and N1 billion”, from Mr. Ima Niboro, who was former President Goodluck Jonathan’s spokesman. EFCC also seized N500million in Maitama District, Abuja. ...

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Construction companies, Senator docked over N805million fraud

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Senator Peter Nwaoboshi was docked before the court alongside two construction companies: Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical Ltd by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a two-count charge of money laundering and fraud. Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday remanded the senator in Ikoyi prisons over an alleged N805 million ...

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