Court remands lawyer, Saraki’s aides over N3.5bn scam

Justice Babs Kuewumi of Federal High Court, today, October 3 ordered that  Mr Gbenga Makanjuola, Deputy Chief Of Staff to the Senate President, Dr. Bukonla Saraki, alongside two others be remanded in prison custody, till Tuesday, when he will rule on their bail applications.  Other persons ordered to be remanded in prison custody alongside Makanjuola are: Obiora Amobi and Kolawole Shittu, a Cashier in the Senate President’s office. Justice Kuewumi made the remand order after taking the defendants’  pleas in an 11 count-criminal charges bothering on the Paris Club Refund…

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Gov. Ambode accepts defeat, promises to work for Sanwo-olu’s election

The Lagos state Governor, Mr Akinwumi Ambode on Wednesday October 3, accepted defeat in the All Progressive Congress, Primaries and also promised to work for the victory of the party in 2019 election. Speaking during a press briefing in Lagos, Governor Ambode promised to follow in the tradition of party, and footstep of his predecessor, Babatunde Raji Fashola to support Babajide Sanwo-olu. He also promised to be at the fore front in the support of Sanwo-olu. He directed all his support group structures to be collapsed into the Sanwo-olu structure.…

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