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Nigerian court orders fresh trial of Blue Dolphin Limited over illegal oil bunkering

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State,   on Tuesday, May 19, 2020  set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward...

Angola: Why is it called corruption when it is in Africa and lobbying when it is happening in Washington DC?

In June 2019, Washington Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) was awarded the $4.1 million contract by the government of Angola. Officially, the goal was to promote Angola's national interest. But in fact SPB was...

Lagos lawmakers say embattled Speaker Obasa bought them SUVs because they begged him

A statement sent to TODAY NEWS AFRICA by the office of the Speaker read: Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday dispelled claims in some quarters that the purchase of...

How ‘Mama Boko Haram’, Others Diverted N111m Contract Funds -Witness

A prosecution witness, Olaleye Isma’il on March 16, 2020 told a Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri presided over by Justice Aisha Kumaliya that Aisha Alkali Wakil (aka Mama Boko Haram) connived with two others...

BMO to PDP: Explain how you spent $5billion Abacha loot

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to explain how the $5bn (N1.8 trillion) recovered from the family of the former head of state, Sani Abacha, between 1999 and 2015, was...

Buhari government to SERAP: We have no record on spending of $5 billion Abacha loot

The Buhari administration has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it has no records on the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha and...

EFCC kicks against Iwu’s move to transfer trial in N1.2b fraud case to Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, February 27, 2020 kicked against move by Prof Maurice Iwu, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to transfer a fraud case involving him to...

Nigeria: Former Guaranty Trust Bank Plc staff in Enugu Onyekachi Nwosu jailed 18 years for fraud

A former Relationship Manager with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, GTB in Enugu, Onyekachi Nwosu was on Thursday, February 27, 2020 convicted and sentenced to Eighteen (18) years imprisonment by Justice D.V. Agishi of Federal High Court, Enugu on a six (6)...

Nigeria: EFCC, NIS partner to tackle illegal cash haulage through the borders

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has called for enhanced synergy between EFCC and the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) in checking the scourge of illegal cash haulage, terrorist financing...

Nigerian Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown bags 66 years in prison over €55,000 fraud

ustice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Asaba has sentenced Tonwerigha Oyintonbra Tombrown to 66 years imprisonment without an option of fine for defrauding one Izabela Glogowska to the tune of ( €55,000) Fifty Five Thousand Euros under the pretext...

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African equity capital markets activity see downward turn but increase in domestic investors -PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance...

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African equity capital markets activity see downward turn but increase in domestic investors -PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance of Africa’s capital markets between...

Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him...
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