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Borno Gov -Elect, Prof Zulum Unviels Development Plan

Borno Gov -Elect, Prof Zulum Unviels Development Plan

By INUSA NDAHI, Maiduguri The Borno State Governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum has unfolded a development plan for south senatorial district. The district comprises nine councils of Chibok, Damboa, Biu, Gwoza, Kwaya/Kusar, Shani, Askira/Uba and Bayo, 277 kilometres south of Maiduguri. Zulum disclosed this Tuesday in Maiduguri, while addressing the people of southern Borno on his victory at the polls. ... Read More »

Emmanuel’s re election, a purchased victory which must be reclaimed – Akpabio

Emmanuel’s re election, a purchased victory which must be reclaimed – Akpabio

The All Progressives Congress stalwart and senator representing Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district , Godswill Akpabio , on Tuesday described Governor Udom Emmanuel ’ s victory in Saturday ’ s governorship polls as a “ purchased victory which must be reclaimed . ” The Peoples Democratic Party candidate and re -elected governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel , ... Read More »

Sale of customer’s N2.5 billion goods: Access Bank denies any wrongdoing

Sale of customer’s N2.5 billion goods: Access Bank denies any wrongdoing

By Femi Ige Access Bank Plc has denied any wrongdoing in the alleged sale of a customer’s goods worth N2.5billion. The Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos had charged Access Bank Plc, its managing director and chief executive officer, Herbert Wigwe, and others with 21 counts of conspiracy, fraudulent disposal of trust property, fraudulent conversion, stealing and false representation before ... Read More »

Darius Ishaku re-elected Taraba Governor

Darius Ishaku re-elected Taraba Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially declared Governor Darius Ishaku of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the 2019 governorship election held on Saturday in Taraba State. The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Shehu Iya, at about 3.50 a.m. Tuesday at the INEC office in Jalingo pronounced Governor Ishiaku the winner ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu tells wife: I can’t thank you enough

Sanwo-Olu tells wife: I can’t thank you enough

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo has express appreciation to his wife, Dr(Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, for the roles she played in his election. In a post on his social media handle, Mr. Sanwo-Olu wrote: To my dear wife, Ibijoke, I cannot thank you enough for being my pillar of support, for believing in me and coming on this journey even ... Read More »

Breach of contract: Supreme Court orders Stanbic IBTC pay customer N2.5billion

Breach of contract: Supreme Court orders Stanbic IBTC pay customer N2.5billion

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has affirmed the judgment of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that ordered Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc to pay one of its customers, Patrick Akinkuotu and his company, Long Term Global Capital Ltd. the sum of N2.5billion as general damages for breach of contract. The Federal High Court had earlier awarded the N2.5billion as ... Read More »

NOUN Council to approve new DVC’s appointment

NOUN Council to approve new DVC’s appointment

The Governing Council of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) would have to approve the election of Professor Justus Adedeji Sokefun as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) before his appointment becomes effective, the institution’s Director, Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Sheme, has said. Sokefun was elected by the Senate of the university on March 5 during a democratic contest ... Read More »

EFCC arraigns Ecobank Plc Senior Manager over $60,000; N9.2Million fraud

EFCC arraigns Ecobank Plc Senior Manager over $60,000; N9.2Million fraud

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered that a Senior Manger of Ecobank Plc, Anieka Udoh charged for fraud and conversion of funds should be remanded in prison custody. According to a criminal charge filed before the court by EFCC, Udoh and Ecobank were alleged to have fraudulently converted the sum of $60,000 and N9.2mllion belonging to an ... Read More »

Access Bank MD, three others face N2.5billion fraud charge

Access Bank MD, three others face N2.5billion fraud charge

By Our Reporter The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police Force, Milverton Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, has dragged Mr. Herbert Wigwe, managing director and chief executive officer of Access Bank Plc, his bank and two others before an Ogun State High Court, Sagamu, over a N2.5billion fraud. Wigwe and Access Bank Plc are facing five count charges alongside 41-year-old ... Read More »

Yvonne Jegede Addresses Her Recent Split From Her Husband

Yvonne Jegede Addresses Her Recent Split From Her Husband

Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede recently addressed her split from her husband Olakunle Abounce in a new interview. In her interview, Yvonne Jegede admits that though love was not enough in her marriage which only lasted one year, the decision was never a mistake. “It was never a mistake. I don’t make mistakes especially not with decisions like this. He was ... Read More »

Dabiri-Erewa says three Nigerians died in Ethiopian Airline tragedy, mourns

Dabiri-Erewa says three Nigerians died in Ethiopian Airline tragedy, mourns

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs has described the death of three distinguished Nigerians in the Diaspora in the Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday as sad and shocking. The affected Nigerians in the ill- fated airline were Prof. Pius Adesanmi of Carlton University, Canada, Amb. Abiodun Bashua and Mr Karim Safi, one ... Read More »