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Diezani’s friends to lose $144m tainted cash in US Banks

US officials said Friday they plan to confiscate $144 million in corruption-tainted assets of Nigerian oil executives found in the United States including an $80 million yacht the “Galactica Star.” The yacht and a $50 million condominium overlooking New York’s famed Central Park were among the riches tied to contracts awarded by Nigeria’s former oil minister between 2011 and 2015, ... Read More »

NHIS Boss dares Minister “Only Buhari can suspend me”

The crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, has taken a new dimension, as the Executive Secretary of the federal government-owned agency, Prof Usman Yusuf, has rejected the suspension order slammed on him by the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole. YusufUsmanYusuf, a professor of Paediatrics, who came on board the scheme last year, was given a marching order ... Read More »

US-based Nigerian to bag 20 year jail term for $12m fraud

A Nigerian, Kunle Sodipo Williams, who resided in St. Louis, Missouri in the United States has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, aggravated identity theft, voter fraud and illegally re-entering the country after having been removed. Williams who faces a maximum 20 year jail term for the offences and deportation, will be sentenced in October. Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart ... Read More »

Photo: Saraki ‘s son graduates from London School of Economics

Seni, the first and only son of Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has graduated from the London School of Economics. The graduation ceremony held yesterday, was attended by his joyous father and proud mother, Mrs Oluwatoyin Saraki, Founder/President Wellbeing Foundation Africa as well as close famiky friends. The young man in his 20s has been running ABS Football  Club ... Read More »

PDP now in the hands of Treasury Looters-Sheriff

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that the party has been returned to those he described as treasury looters. He also denied media reports  that he had congratulated the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, over his victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. He denied having any ... Read More »

Osinbajo praises wife on 50th birthday “You are my treasure”

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has paid glowing tribute to his wife, Dolapo as she celebrates her 50th birthday today. Taking to his official Twitter page, he wrote, “My gift from God, watching over me, my support st my side, my wings, my wife.Happy Read More »

Dele Momodu writes on Buhari’s brain dead rumours

ANOTHER SEASON OF POISONOUS RUMOURS Fellow Nigerians, let me say emphatically that our dear beloved country has never been in short demand or adequate supply of useless rumours. We all love gossip of all kinds, mundane or sublime, plausible or outrageous. We enjoy junk and gobble up any news in sight, no matter how ridiculously far-fetched. I remember one hot ... Read More »