NIWA boss, Mamora tasks Lagos regional office on increase revenue generation

Photo Caption: From right: The new managing director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora, NIWA general manager Lagos zone, Mr Muazu Sambo and CEO Tarzan Marine Engineering Services, Ganiyu Shekoni Balogun during a visit by NIWA boss and his management team to Tarzan Jetty and its other jetties in Lagos on Tuesday October 30. The new chief executive officer of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora has tasked NIWA regional office in Lagos to redouble their effort in tripling its revenue…

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EFCC arraigns 7 over N148.3m fraud

Six men and a limited liability company, were today, Tuesday October 30 arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N148. 302 million fraud. Those arraigned before Justice Babs Kuewumi by the EFCC on the alleged fraud are : Alimi Haruna, Momouda Mohammed, Shittu Muideen, Akpojaro Amos, Joga Yusuf, Duru Patrick, and Ashmina Oil and Gas Limited. The accused persons were charged before the court on charges bordering on conspiracy, money laundering, unlawfully retaining proceed of illicit act, obtaining huge amount…

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Repatriation of $8,1bn: Court fixes  Dec. 4, for hearing of MTN’s suit against FG, CBN 

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, October 30 fixed November 4, 2018, for hearing of the preliminary objection filed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other pending applications in a suit filed by MTN Communications Limited against the apex bank and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) over the illegal remittance of $8,134,312,397.63 .        At the resumed hearing of the matter today, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), leading four other Senior Advocates of Nigeria for MTN, informed the court that CBN has filed its defence and counter…

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Certificate: Lawyer files suit seeking Buhari’s disqualification for 2019 election

A Lagos based-lawyer, Itesede Kingsley Okhai, has filed a suit before a Federal High Court, Lagos, seeking the disqualification of President Mohammudu Buhari, from participating in the 2019 General Election, over his failure to produce his Certificates and educational qualification. The lawyer in a suit which was filed on Monday, October 29, and marked FHC/L/CS/1765/18, also joined the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as second respondent. Okhai in a motion on notice filed before the court is seeking an order disqualifying President Buhari from contesting or participating in the Presidential…

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Alleged drug trafficker urges Court to unfreeze account

Justices Saliu Saidu of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has fixed December 11, for ruling in an application filed by a suspected drug trafficker, Eze Remigus Rapuruchukwu, against the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), over his seized N208.5 million in a bank The NDLEA by a consent of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) had  obtained an order of the court placing a Post No Debit (PND) on the suspected drug trafficker’s account with a bank, on the ground the said the Federal Government Treasury Bill to the sum…

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Patience Jonathan, others beg Court to unfreeze million-dollars account

The former First lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, on Monday October 29, begged a Federal High Court, Lagos, to unfreeze her accounts housing $8.4m and N7.4 billion. The former first lady through her lawyers today, argued passionately to Justice Mojisola Olatoregun who presided over the court, while the accounts must be unfreeze. It would be recalled that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on April 20, through an exparte application, obtained an interim forfeiture of the said monies. After taking argument from the Jonathan’s lawyer, the matter was adjourned…

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