N1.4bn Fraud: EFCC calls first witness against NBA president, Usoro

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission called its first witness on Wednesday in the money laundering trial of the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro (SAN). Usoro is being prosecuted before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly laundering N1.4bn belonging to Akwa Ibom State. The witness, Udom Idongesit, a relations manager at the Aka Road Zenith Bank branch in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, mounted the witness box on Wednesday after Justice Rilwan Aikawa dismissed an application by the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel,…

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NCPC flags 2018 Pilgrimage from Uyo Airport

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has formally flagged off the 2018 main pilgrimage to Israel, Greece and Rome from Uyo International Airport, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday, 8th, December, 2018. The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian  Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Uja Tor Uja charged the governors to send more Christians to Jerusalem to go and pray, especially for the success of the forth coming general elections in Nigeria. According to him,  “Prayer has  the power to transform and the capacity to change things”. He admonished the intending pilgrims to…

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