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Month: September 2019

In Ilorin, ‘Lawyer’ Impersonates EFCC, Tears Statements

The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a 53 year old man, Muhammed Bolaji Abdulraheem for parading himself as a Lawyer and obtaining money under false pretence. Abdulraheem was accused of using dubious…

Heritage Bank MD Says Credible ID Management Will Foster Access to Credit

MD/CEO, Heritage Bank, Mr Ifie Sekibo , has stressed the need for the federal government to work towards creating a credible and strong identity management towards expanding access to credit in the country. Sekibo noting that while the Bank Verification…

EFCC Reportedly Arrests Ex-Pension Task Force Boss, Rasheed Maina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reportedly arrested the former Chairman of the Presidential Task team on Pension Matters, Abdulrasheed Maina. Maina, it is recalled, was declared wanted by the anti-graft commission over fraud allegations regarding the use…

Producer Alleges Death Threats over ‘IBB Film’ Release Plan

After three  years of work on ‘Badamasi: Portrait of a General’, an authorised biopic on former military President of Nigeria, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, the producer of the film has been warned against releasing it. During an interview on Arise TV network…

Dangote Extends Promo, 20 More Cars to Be Won

…declares Kogi as Dangote’s heartbeat Management of Dangote Cement over the weekend officially extend the ongoing sales promo by additional four weeks, stating that customers still have more than 20 cars and other fabulous prizes to be won and they…

Elumelu Challenges Global Leaders to Empower African Entrepreneurs

Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, has asked Japan to invest $2.5 billion representing  five per cent of its $50 billion commitment to Africa. Elumelu, African investor and philanthropist, spoke at the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in…

DSS Drags Sowore in Court for Talking to Press

The Department of State Services operatives this morning reportedly manhandled Omoyele Sowore in the courtroom for speaking with journalists. Sowore was being arraigned by the federal government for treasonable felony.

Border Closure: Customs Raids Lagos Car Shops for Smuggled Vehicles

In continuation of its war against  smuggling and the restriction of movement at land borders in some geo- political zones, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in a major crackdown at the weekend shutdown some car marts suspected to have smuggle…

Rep Gets N1bn for Constituency Projects, Sells Materials To Constituents

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded plans to investigate a member of the House of Representatives, Hon Lazarus Ogbee over an alleged diversion of projects amounting to about N1 billion in the last four years. Ogbee, a…

Nigerian Govt Goes After P&ID Partners over UK $9.6b Judgement

After arraigning and securing the conviction of some Nigerians, the federal government has set machinery in motion to apprehend and prosecute their foreign collaborators in the gas supply contract purportedly awarded to a British Virgin Island firm, Process and Industrial…