Monthly Archives: July 2018

Day of Calamity: Saraki Leaves APC with Party Spokesman Abdullahi, Kwara Gov, as Others Dump APC

After months of political permutations and failed horse trading, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost its number three elected political officeholder, as President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki Leaves APC alongside the party’s spokesman, Bolaji Abdullahi as well as the governor of Kwara State, who have quit the party. The president of the Senate announced his ...

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Aurecon Leads in Coal Terminal’s Future-ready Equipment Upgrade

On 21 June 2018, the R1.34-billion investment in new stack reclaimers and shiploaders was officially switched on at the Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT). Global engineering and infrastructure advisory company, Aurecon, is the project manager on the massive project, which has so far involved the design, supply and erection of two 6 000 t/h rail-mounted stacker reclaimers and two 10 ...

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Nigeria Descending Into Autocracy – Esiso

Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Barr Kingsley Esiso has condemned the recent impeachment galore and what the party termed repression of the opposition in the country describing it as an assault on the nation’s democracy. Speaking on Tuesday in Asaba during the PDP stakeholders’ meeting attended by top government functionaries including Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, National and State Houses ...

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Police Arraigns Businesswoman, 5 Others For Defrauding BDC Operator of N72m

Men of Force Criminal Intelligence and Investigation Department (FCIID) Force Headquarters, Abuja, have arraigned a businesswoman, Chinweze Agada, and five men, for allegedly defrauded a Bureau De Change Operator, Murtala Haruna Usman of the sum of N72 million, under the false pretence of exchanging the money to $200, 000 US Dollars. The five men arraigned alongside Agada are: Adekunle Ademola, 56, Kupoluyi Adesina, 38, Remi ...

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N3.2bn Fraud: Court Dismisses Kalu, Others’ No-Case-Submissions

  A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, dismissed a No-Case-Submissions, filed by a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, to an alleged N3.2 billion criminal charge filed against him. Similarly, the court presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, also dismissed such applications filed by Kalu’s co-accused, Udeogu Udeh Jones, and Kalu’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited. Consequently, Justice ...

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3 INEC Officials Arraigned Over Alleged N179.8m Fraud

The Economic ad Financial Crimes Commissione (EFCC), today, arraigned three staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before a Federal High Court. Lagos, on alleged fraud of N179. 8 million. The three accused who are from Ogun State INEC office are: Yemi Akinwonmi, Dickson Atiba and Ogunmodede Oladayo. They were arraigned before Justice Sule Hassan led-court on an eight count-charge ...

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