Monthly Archives: March 2017

N4.7 bn Fraud: How Ex-Gov. Ladoja Paid Wife, Daughter In Foreign Currencies -EFCC Witness

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in the trial of a former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, for alleged N4.7 billion fraud, Mr. Waheed Atanda, on Friday, narrated to the court how the ex-governor sent £600,000 to his daughter, Bimpe Ladoja, in London sometime in 2007. Atanda, who was a Senior Special Executive Assistant ...

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Court Dismisses N100m Suit Against Diamond Bank

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, held that Diamond Bank Plc acted within the law when it complied with an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) directives placing ‘no debit order’ on the account of Lagos based property company, NGP Properties and Company against the bank. Justice Muslim Hassan held this position while delivering judgement in a fundamental right ...

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Nigerian Dentists Get New National Executives

The Nigerian Dental Therapists’ Association on Thursday at the School of Nursing auditorium of the Ekiti State University, elected  new members of its Executive Council during its Annual General Meeting. The meeting was attended by sector leaders of the Association and members from all over the country. At the end of the electoral process, Mr. Dats Danjuma Ibrahim emerged the ...

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EFCC Arraigns Directors, Firm Over N735m Subsidy Scam

EFCC Operatives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, March 30, 2017 arraigned the duo of Adegbite Adetoye and Ponnle Abiodun along with Origin Oil and Gas Limited before Justice Silvanus Orji of the FCT High Court Apo, Abuja on an 11-count charge of fraud and abuse of Petroleum Support Fund to the tune of N735million. Adetoye and his co-accused ...

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ASYARF Grassroots Empowerment Program Kicks Off in Nigeria’s 36 States

The Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) has concluded arrangement to begin its nationwide grassroots empowerment programme. According to the findings by our correspondent, the empowerment programme kicks off in all the 36 states of Nigeria, starting from  April 15, 2017. The founder and President of the organization, Dr. Amb. Asabe Shehu Yar’adua is known for her desire to put smiles on ...

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Trump’s Russia Ties Probe: Ex-US NSA, Michael Flynn, Seeks Immunity Before Speaking to Investigators

Former United States’ national security adviser (NSA), Michael Flynn, has offered to be interviewed by congressional investigators who are examining Trump campaign’s ties to Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution, his lawyer said. According to a report by The New York Times, a congressional official also said investigators were unwilling to broker a deal with Mr. Flynn — who resigned ...

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