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N3bn loot: Court strikes out Yakubu’s N1bn suit against EFCC

The Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, struck out the N1 billion suit that former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Andrew Yakubu, who allegedly stashed over N3 billion at his guest house in Kaduna, filed Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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9 naval officers pummel Bayelsa civil servant

FRIDAY, March 17, was like any other day for the family of Mrs. Gloria Ekpe and her 22-year-old son, Alexander Ebipadou, both residing at 15 Custom Road, Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State. On that day, the mother being a staff of the State Pensions Board and son, a temporary staff of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue went to their offices, oblivious of a squabble between a naval officer and a young man in their street while they were away.

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330KVA project: A’Ibom clan leaders allegedly threaten c’ttee members for rejecting bribe

MEMBERS of the Ad Hoc Committee drawn from the 12 Ukpum Ete villages in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, inaugurated to oversee the controversial 330KVA Ikot Ekpene-Ikot Abasi Transmission Line Project, being executed by National Integrated Power Project, NIPP and Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited, have raised the alarm that some fraudulent community leaders were hoodwinking youths to terrorise them for refusing to accept bribes.

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