Ijaw youths numbering several thousands, from across the various clans in the Niger Delta have today staged a massive protest in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State over what they described as the persistent persecution of former President Goodluck Jonathan, his wife Patience and close associates.
Former local government council chairman of Hong LGA in Adamawa state has been convicted and sentenced to 70 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Yola for fraud.
Suspended lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on Thursday said he had made good his threat to submit to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, names of 50 members of the House of Representatives who allegedly took illegal allowances.
A former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Chukwuma Soludo, hit back Saturday after a senior Nigerian lawyer, Femi Falana, accused him of unlawfully “doling” $7 billion of Nigeria’s reserves to banks as loan.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, to promptly investigate a range of dealings involving alleged diversion of public funds over the years by government establishments, including the central bank, under former governors, ChukwumaSoludo and LamidoSanusi.
The Nigerian blogger who was arrested by the police on Monday may not be released till next week, the police indicated on Friday.
Jamil Mabai, a blogger based in the Northwestern state of Katsina, was arrested by officers of the Nigerian Police Force on Monday in Kaduna.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested one of its operatives for allegedly collecting a N15 million bribe.