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GOCOP expresses worry over revocation of AIT, Ray Power licences

GOCOP expresses worry over revocation of AIT, Ray Power licences

The Guild of Corporate Online Publishers has expressed grave worries over the sudden revocation of the operating licence of DAAR Communications, owners of African Independent Television and Ray Power FM, by the Federal Government. In a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Olumide Iyanda, the Guild urged the National Broadcasting Commission to reconsider its stance in the interest of free ... Read More »

Gov Masari reappoints SGS, SSA Media aide

Gov Masari reappoints SGS, SSA Media aide

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the re-appointment of Alhaji Mustapha Inuwa as Secretary to the Government of the State (SGS). Alhaji Falalu Bawale, the Director Administration, Government House, made this known in a statement on Saturday in Katsina. According to the Bawale, the governor has also reappointed Mr Muntari Lawal as Permanent Secretary/Special Adviser, Government House and ... Read More »

Breaking: No more ‘war’ as Dangote, Fayemi reconcile Gov Ganduje and Emir Sanusi

Breaking: No more ‘war’ as Dangote, Fayemi reconcile Gov Ganduje and Emir Sanusi

The face-off between Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been laid to rest following a reconciliatory meeting between the two in Abuja. Chief Press Secretary to Gov Ganduje, Abba Anwar, gave the cheery news in a statement released in Kano on Saturday. According to him, the reconciliatory meeting was initiated ... Read More »

Features- Ilaramokin: Journey with My ACSPN soulmates to Elizade University, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Features- Ilaramokin: Journey with My ACSPN soulmates to Elizade University, By Abdulwarees Solanke

The Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria ACSPN is indeed growing in influence and prestige with the consistency of its intellectually stimulating empowerment programmes, conferences and history series to develop the capacity of its members in media scholarship and career. Ilaramokin, near Akure the Ondo State capital, Southwest Nigeria is where the latest one took its members drawn ... Read More »

Alleged N19 Million Fraud:  EFCC Arraigns University lecturer

Alleged N19 Million Fraud: EFCC Arraigns University lecturer

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office on Friday, June 7, 2019 arraigned one Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nasarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Adoga was arraigned on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 (Nineteen Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand Two Hundred ... Read More »

EFCC Arrests Suspect over N90m Disappearance

EFCC Arrests Suspect over N90m Disappearance

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Prince Ishola Olatunbosun, for alleged theft, fraud, criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N90million. According to a petition by one Charlse Anyaokei, director, Viscount Micro-finance Limited, Vancord Bureau-de-Change and Charblecom Concept Limited, filed by his legal team, Inedia Oweazim & Co, he was ... Read More »

EFCC Secures Conviction of Two Internet Fraudsters in Ilorin

EFCC Secures Conviction of Two Internet Fraudsters in Ilorin

Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, has convicted two Internet fraudsters, Johnson Okuselu, 23 and Saheed Olanrewaju, 25, to one year imprisonment without an option of fine for alleged internet scam. During the trial, an investigator of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Olamide Sadiq told the court that on April 28, based on reliable information ... Read More »

BPE dissociates self from purported verification of PHCN disengaged staff

BPE dissociates self from purported verification of PHCN disengaged staff

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has dissociated itself from a purported verification of disengaged staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) by a group of former staff of the energy utility linking it to the exercise. Amina Tukur Othman, head, Public Communications of the bureau, said BPE was alarmed that the group ... Read More »

Ecobank hosted by London Stock Exchange after successful $500 million Eurobond issuance

Ecobank hosted by London Stock Exchange after successful $500 million Eurobond issuance

The bond was oversubscribed with strong demand from international investors in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa LONDON, United Kingdom, June 7, 2019/ — Following its successful $500 million Eurobond issuance, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’) (www.Ecobank.com), the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, was hosted by the London Stock Exchange to a market opening ... Read More »

Court orders INEC to issue Rochas Okorocha certificate of return

Court orders INEC to issue Rochas Okorocha certificate of return

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Rochas Okorocha, a Certificate of Return as an elected senator. The Court ruled that the decision to deprive Okorocha of the certificate was a “lawless decision.” Justice Abang held that only the returning officer of the INEC had the constitutional authority to ... Read More »

EFCC Nabs Lecturer for Squandering N19m Ph.D. Tetfund Scholarship

EFCC Nabs Lecturer for Squandering N19m Ph.D. Tetfund Scholarship

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Makurdi Zonal Office on Friday, June 7, 2019 arraigned one Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nasarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Adoga was arraigned on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 (Nineteen Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand Two Hundred ... Read More »

Paris Club Refund: Bode Mustapha demands N1billion payment from Ogun ex Finance Commissioner within 7 days over alleged libel

Paris Club Refund: Bode Mustapha demands N1billion payment from Ogun ex Finance Commissioner within 7 days over alleged libel

Executive Chairman of Bond Investment and Holdings Limited, Chief Olabode Mustapha has demanded payment of N1 billion (One billion Naira), within seven days, from the immediate past Ogun State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo, for alleged libel. *Chief Mustapha* He is also asking Mr. Oshinowo to retract the alleged libellous statement and publish a written apology regarding same in ... Read More »