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Delta communities to revoke road contract to firm

Delta

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

EFCC

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

construction companies

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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Delta APC chairman considers N521 million spent on road rehabilitation as fraud

APC

Chairman of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Jones Erhue has described the N521million allegedly spent on 40 rehabilitated roads during the first 100 days of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in office as a fraud, adding that the Okowa-led administration was not prepared for infrastructural development in the state, rather “it is all fraud and insensitivity to ...

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Kogi state infrastructure is an Eyesore – Umoru

Kogi

The state of infrastructure development in Kogi State is disheartening, says Chief Sunday Umoru in a press statement released by his spokesman – Honorable Collins Onogu following claims by Governor Yahaya Bello that Kogi State is now more developed than it was with the past administration via telecommunication with Mr. Seun Okinbaloye of Channels TV, the host of Politics Today. ...

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Ekweremadu fights dirty with APC over property forfeiture suit

property forfeiture

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has asked his teeming supporters not to panic over the property forfeiture suit filed against him by the All Progressives Congress-led government, the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property, describing it as a kangaroo panel. Ekweremadu said the anti-graft panel is being used by the current administration to harass and intimidate the ...

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Borno APC government demolishes PDP secretariat

Borno APC government demolishes PDP secretariat

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of using government machinery to harass the opposition in Borno State. This allegation came shortly after the state governor, Kashim Shettima, ordered the demolition of the old Premier Cinema, a famous edifice and one of the most strategically-located buildings in Maiduguri, the state capital. The building located along ...

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Benue Killings: IGP gets a 14-day ultimatum to arrest culprits

Benue Killings: IGP gets a 14-day ultimatum to arrest culprits

The Senate has given the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Ibrahim Idris 14 days ultimatum to arrest and investigate the perpetrators of Benue killings. This position was sequel to the consideration of a report of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on the Review of the Current Security Infrastructure in Nigeria. The committee had on Friday last week, visited  the state ...

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Kaduna govt- 22,000 sacked teachers will be replaced with 25,000 qualified ones

22,000 sacked teachers will be replaced with qualified ones

The Kaduna State Government has dismissed claims by the Peoples Democratic Party that it disengaged more than 36,000 workers including sacked teachers without commensurate employment for others. Alhaji Saidu Adamu, the Counsellor on Information and Communication to Governor Nasiru El-Rufai, dismissed the claim on Friday in Kaduna, insisting the claims of the PDP was baseless as the state government has ...

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Ex-PDP Chairman owns Ikoyi home where $43.4m, N23.2m, £27,800 was found

Ex-PDP Chairman owns Ikoyi home where $43.4m, N23.2m, £27,800 was found

According to PM News, the owner of the Ikoyi home, Lagos, where $43.4m, N23.2m, £27,800 was discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday has been revealed. The owner is none other than Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu, a former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). A source close to the EFCC told SaharaReporters that the building belongs ...

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