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Dakingeri, Kebbi’s former Accountant-General gets 70-year jail term

The Court of Appeal Kebbi Division has upturned the judgment of a Kebbi State High Court which discharged and acquitted Mohammed Arzika Dakingari, Accountant General of Kebbi State on charges of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence preferred against him and one other by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. He, among other things allegedly used his office as ... Read More »

“INTELS Erred” Atiku’s Italian Partner, Volpi begs for forgiveness

Intels Nigeria, a company co-founded by former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has apologised to the Nigerian Government over the scenario that led to the termination of its Pilotage Agency Agreement with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). Intels co-founder, Gabriele Volpi, on Thursday, admitted that the company erred by not adhering to directives to remit all the revenue it received on ... Read More »

Man kills mother over food

The Ugandan police are in search of a man, Molly Ekwang who was alleged to have killed his 59-year-old mother over food on Wednesday night. The police spokesperson, Mr David Ongom Mudong, confirmed to Daily Monitor in a phone interview that the 20-year-old suspect killed his mother, Molly Ekwang, on Wednesday at around 8 pm. Police said the suspect went back home ... Read More »

Ladi Adebutu’s Indigenous Film Maker’s Bill passes second reading

Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu's proposed legislation on  protecting Nigeria's indigenous filmmakers scaled through its Second Reading on the Floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday 19th October 2017. The crux of the planned legislation is to amend the National Film and Video Censors Board Act 2004, by expanding the functions and membership of the Board to include representatives of the ... Read More »