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Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II Under Probe Over Allegations Of Gross Financial Mismanagement

One of Nigeria’s most prominent traditional and Muslim leaders is under investigation on suspicion of embezzlement, fuelling rumours that some want him removed after he made a series of comments about the need for social reforms. Anti-corruption investigators are looking into the accounts of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, following allegations of gross mismanagement of royal finances. “We ...

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Paris Club Refunds: Bayelsa Govt. Dissociates Self From The Purported Hiring Of Consultants By The Nigeria Governors’ Forum

The Bayelsa Government has dissociated itself from the purported hiring of consultants by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) for the first tranche of the Paris club refunds. . In a statement by the Mr Mazwell Ebibai, the state Commissioner for Finance on Saturday, the state government said it had no hand in the hiring of any consultant on the Paris ...

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Anti-Graft War: So Far, Whistle-Blowers To Get An Estimated N2.1 Billion

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20, 2016 when the policy was inaugurated by the Federal Government, findings have shown. It was, however, learnt that payment would only be made after the recoveries have been thoroughly investigated by the anti-graft agencies. The Minister ...

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$1.3 Million Found In A Luggage At Dusseldorf Airport

Customs officials on Friday found 1.3 million dollars in luggage at Dusseldorf Airport. Police said that they have started investigating whether the money is connected with drug trade, since most of the money was in small notes. The notes were found in the luggage of two travelers who were flying to Turkey. The men, who both live in western Germany, ...

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Nigerian Lady Advertises Her Virginity For N600,000 (See Advert)

A Nigerian lady has announced that she wants to sell her virginity for N600,000. The lady made the advertisement on a relationship blog, BreakorMakeup on Instagram. She said she would accept N600,000 for just one round of sex that breaks the virginity, while the buyer would have to pay an extra N200,000 to go a second round and more. She ...

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Alleged $40 Million Fraud: Ex-President Jonathan’s Cousin, Robert Azibaola And Wife Re-Arraigned By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, re-arraigned cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Robert Azibaola and his wife, Stella, before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. . The duo took turns and pleaded not guilty to an amended nine-count charge of alleged $40 million contract scam. The defendants were hitherto facing a seven-count charge before the anti-graft ...

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Ex-President Jonathan, Amaechi Reveal The Truth Behind Their Feud

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said there is no bone of contention between him and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaehi. Rather, Jonathan stated that Amaechi had a problem with his wife, Patience, which he (Jonathan) tried to resolve. Jonathan’s disclosed this in a book titled, ‘Against the Run of Play,’ written by the Chairman, Editorial Board of ThisDay, Olusegun ...

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Pentagon Investigates Trump’s Ex-National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn

The Pentagon said Thursday it is investigating President Donald Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn over payments he received from Russian government-linked firms. The Department of Defense said it was probing whether the retired lieutenant general failed to obtain required prior approval before accepting money from foreign governments. Flynn was specifically warned when he retired in 2014 that he ...

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I Dont’t Have 1.2 Billion Dollars In Any Imaginary Bank Account – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the report that he has 1.2 billion dollars (about N400 billion) in his imaginary bank account is “fake and vicious’’ . The minister stated this on Thursday in Ilorin at the Annual National Conference and General Meeting of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) with the theme; “Communicating Values ...

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2015 General Election Bribe Saga: Lagos Federal High Court Rejects Proposed Fine Agreement

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday rejected the offer of N500,000 fine made by an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Christian Nwosu, who was convicted of taking N30m bribe to compromise the 2015 general elections. . In a ruling on a plea bargain agreement between Nwosu and the Economic and Financial ...

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