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Saraki Pleads “Not Guilty”, Granted Bail, Tribunal Adjourns Sitting To Oct. 22nd, 23rd & 24th

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, pleaded “not guilty” today to multiple charges of fraud brought against him by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCT). The hearing over alleged false declaration of assets during his tenure as Governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011 has been adjourned till the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of October,…

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Saraki Attends Code Of Conduct Tribunal With 50 Senators & House Of Rep.Members

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki arrived the courtroom of the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja to face trial over a 13-count charge of corruption levelled against him. According to a report by Yusuph Olaniyonu of Premium Times, Mr. Saraki arrived the tribunal premises at 9:32 a.m., accompanied by “about 50 senators and…

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Okonjo-Iweala Gets Two International Appointments

Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was on Monday appointed into two key international positions, her Media Adviser, Paul Nwabuikwu, said in a statement in Abuja. According to the statement by her media adviser, the former minister who was elected to the position after a highly competitive international search…

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Borno Partners UNICEF To Educate 47 Boko Haram Victims

Borno state government says it is committed to the education of Boko Haram victims and those orphaned by the insurgency. To achieve this objective, the government is collaborating with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF). According to the state commissioner of higher education Alhaji Ahmed Usman Jaha, the UNICEF have graciously indicated its readiness to…

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Fight Against Terrorism: Army Rescues 90 Captives From Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Friday said it has rescued 90 people including women and children, after dislodging Boko Haram members from two villages in Nigeria’s restive north-east region. Acting Army Spokesman, Sani Usman, said in a statement on Saturday that troops rescued 23 men, 33 women and 34 children from the terrorists in the villages…

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Bukola Saraki Releases Statement Explaining His Absence At Tribunal

Following his absence from the code of conduct tribunal today where Senate President, Bukola Saraki is facing a 13-count charge and the resultant bench warrant for his arrest, he released a statement giving reasons for his absence. The statement from the Senate president reads,: “While the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, had stated and…

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Money Launderers Specialized In ‘Swallowing Dollars’ Arrested By NDLEA

Six suspects believed to be members of a money laundering syndicate were arrested by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for attempting to export 156, 000 USD (about 32 million NGN) to Brazil. The suspects allegedly specialize in swallowing cleverly concealed dollar bills for export but this time, they were apprehended by the enforcement…

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