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Deji Adeyanju Submits Petition On Tinubu’s Bullion Vans To EFCC, Manhandled By Security Operatives

Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju on Friday submitted a petition to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to Probe a National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for having bullion vans filled with money driven into his house a day before the last general election. However, according to reports…

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Bishop David Oyedepo Approves N650Million Naira For Road Repairs In Ogun State

The General Overseer of Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo has reportedly announced that the sum of N650 million has been approved and released for the repair of bad roads within the church’s environs. According to reports, the repairs will cover the old toll gate bordering Lagos and Ogun States as well as stretches of the Idi-Iroko…

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Ex-FCT Minister, Akinjide, Demands N650m Refund From EFCC Which Was Allegedly Collected Coercively

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, has urged the court to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to return to her a sum of N650m, which she said the anti-graft agency took from her under coercion. The EFCC is prosecuting Akinjide for an alleged fraud of N650m before the Federal…

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Deji Adeyanju Petitions EFCC Over Tinubu’s Election Day Bullion Vans At His House

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, says he has taken up the challenge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and had agreed to write a petition against National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. He said the petition will be submitted on Friday. Adeyanju, who is the convener, Concerned Nigerians, said this in…

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Nigeria Drops In New FIFA World Ranking

Nigeria have dropped a place in Fifa’s world rankings for October despite forcing Brazil to a 1-1 draw in Singapore. The 2013 African champions gathered 1481 points to rank no. 35 in the world and third in Africa behind Senegal [20th in the world], and Tunisia [29th]. African champions Algeria remain unmoved to stay fourth in Africa and 38th in the world with 1469…

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Chrisland School Staff Gets 60 Years Jail Sentence For Defiling 2-year Old

Adegboyega Adenekan, a former staff at Chrisland School, Lekki, Lagos has been sentenced to 60 years in jail today for defiling a 2-year-old child. Justice Sybil Nwaka of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court handed down the sentence, convicting 47-year-oldAdenekan on a count charge of defilement. She held that evidence before the court…

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NJC Appoints Four New Supreme Court Justices, 18 Others

The National Judicial Council has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court. They are Justices Adamu Jauro (North-East Zone); Emmanuel A. Agim (South-South Zone); C. Oseji (South-South Zone); and Helen M. Ogunwumiju (South-West Zone). The council at its meetings held on Tuesday and Wednesday also recommended the appointment of four new…

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EFCC Re-arraigns Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu, For Alleged N1.23bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday re-arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, for an alleged fraud of N1.23bn. Iwu was re-arraigned on four counts before Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos. He had earlier been arraigned in August before Justice Chuka…

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