Obasanjo under attack

Obasanjo

Senator: he should face trial for ‘bribery’ Soyinka writes off coalition For advising President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek reelection and initiating the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), former President Olusegun Obasanjo came under attack yesterday. Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka dismissed the CNM, saying he would need to have his head examined should he identifyRead More

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Six banks meet CBN’s dividend payout rule

CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) circular on dividend payout by commercial banks and discount houses has been analysed based on the performances and balance sheet positions of all lenders. A report released yesterday by Afrinvest West Africa, an investment and research firm, showed that only six banks – Access Bank, First City Monument BankRead More

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We ‘ll take over Fed Govt in 2019, say Southsouth PDP leaders

PDP leaders

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led states in the South South yesterday reiterated their resolve to work in unity to ensure the party forms the Federal Government in 2019. Leaders of the party in the zone and their governors took this stand at a zonal Executive Council meeting at the Brick House in Port Harcourt, the RiversRead More

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Looters denying their loot, says Buhari

Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that all looted assets recovered would be sold and the proceeds deposited in the treasury. The President told members of Daura Emirate coalition who paid him a condolence visit at his country home, Daura, Katsina State, that many suspected looters of government resources had been denying ownership of their ill-gottenRead More

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Malami queries Magu over CCT chair

Malami Magu

•Lawyer: I’ve responded Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) has sought clarification from the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo, in relation to the charge they filed against the Chairman, Code of Conduct TribunalRead More

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Court convicts 205 Boko Haram members

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•Frees 526 as one insurgent gets 66 years THE special sitting of the Federal High Court in Wawa Cantonment, Kainji, Niger State, has ended with the conviction of 205 Boko Haram members, who were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment. One of the convicts, identified as Alhaji Bukar Jindi, got the longest term of imprisonment.Read More

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