Category: Corruption, fraud and public theft

Kidnappers demand N150m for C’River commissioner’s release

After eight days in captivity, kidnappers of the Cross River State Commissioner of Women Affairs, Prof Gertrude Njar, have demanded N150 million for her release. This is according to an…

Read More Arrow

Naira, Fuel Scarcity: President Buhari To Preside Over Emergency Council Meeting

In a bid to address the ongoing crises stemming from the naira and fuel scarcity, President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over an emergency council of state meeting on Friday. Protests have…

Read More Arrow

EFCC Arrests Abuja Bank Manager For Hoarding New Notes

A commercial bank manager was on Monday arrested by men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja for refusing to load the ATMs of the bank despite…

Read More Arrow

NDLEA operatives reject N3m bribe, arrest 17 suspects, intercepts 2,601.5kgs cannabis and 102,500 opioid pills

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested 17 suspects and seized no fewer than 2,601.5 kilograms of cannabis and 102,500 pills of pharmaceutical opioids during interdiction operations…

Read More Arrow

Fraud trial begins over Elon Musk’s 2018 Tesla tweet

Trial began Tuesday over whether Elon Musk committed fraud with a 2018 tweet saying he was poised to take Tesla private. The choosing of jurors who will judge the evidence…

Read More Arrow

Wike to NDDC: stop awarding projects to portfolio, political contractors

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to stop awarding projects to political and portfolio contractors. While insisting that…

Read More Arrow

CBN releases Public security features of the new notes

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday highlighted security features in the redesigned naira notes to reaffirm the safety of the legal tender. Security features on the new naira notes…

Read More Arrow

Fashola: shun corruption to enjoy retirement

MINISTER of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged workers to shun corruption to enjoy a peaceful retirement free of invitations from anti-graft agencies. He noted that corruption; abuse of…

Read More Arrow

Oyetola, Adeleke clash over N407.32b debt claim

Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke and his predecessor, Adegboyega Oyetola, have renewed their bickering over N407.32 billion debt profile of the state. Adeleke alleged that N18 billion loan was obtained…

Read More Arrow

VIDEO: Reno Omokri, Tinubu Supporters Clash in Chatham House

A viral video has revealed a mild drama between supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and Reno Omokri,… Tinubu, yesterday spoke to Nigerians…

Read More Arrow