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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 »

Toyin Saraki mourns passage of top WBFA Staff, Felicity Ukoko

Founder-President, Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA), Her Excellency, Mrs. Toyin Ojora Saraki has mourned the passage of Mrs. Felicity Aliana Ukoko, a senior staff at her Foundation, who passed away last Sunday, 15th of October. According to a statement from the Foundation on behalf of H.E Mrs. Saraki, Mrs. Ukoko, who has dual Zimbaean and British nationalities, joined Wellbeing Foundation Africa ... Read More »

Rotary Club Of Ikoyi Metro donates books,other materials in Accra, Ghana

Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metropolitan, Nigeria and its partner club, Rotary Club of Accra East, Ghana recently put smiles on the faces of many students with the donation of books and other educational materials. According to the President, Rotary Club of Ikoyi Metro, Laurine Ubanozie, the trip to Ghana was part of the Club’s yearly projects in line with its ... Read More »

Nigeria Customs Commends Guinness, pledges stronger ties

Nigeria’s leading total beverage company, Guinness Nigeria Plc has been commended for strong compliance and due diligence in remitting its tax and statutory obligations to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Customs Area Controller (CAC), Lagos Industrial, Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Morenike Oladunni, made the commendation during a visit to the company on Monday, October 16, 2017. She said Guinness Nigeria’s ... Read More »

Atiku’s son, ex wife battle over Child’s custody

Aminu, the son of former Vice President  Atiku Abubakar, was detained in the transit cell of Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday. He was sanctioned for disobeying by Chief Magistrate  Kikelomo Ayeye on October 11 over the custody of six-year-old Amir Abubakar. As against the directive of the court, Aminu Atiku Abubakar had taken away his child from the custody of ... Read More »

Zuma Stature ‘Go to hell”-Okorovha tells critics

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Wednesday  said that his administration will not apologies to anyone for erecting the statue of Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, noting that the statue was to honour and appreciate Zuma, whose visit was strictly to sign a MoU between Jacob Zuma Education Foundation and Rochas Foundation College of Africa. Jacob Zuma’s statue in ... Read More »

Globacom didn’t lose CAF Awards, it pulled out-Insiders reveal

Contrary to insinuations making the rounds, Nigeria’s telecommunications giant, Globacom did not lose the sponsorship deal for the yearly Confederation of African Football (CAF) Awards, The Boss can authoritatively reveal. We gathered from multiple sources who are insiders that Globacom actually pulled out from continuing the lead sponsorship arrangement and it had made this known to  CAF and its officials ... Read More »