According to the charge sheet, No A/ICPC/IC/2009, signed by Bayo Taiwo, Principal Legal Officer, Federal Ministry of Justice for the Honorable Attorney General of the Federation, the Delta State High Court Holden at Asaba was informed by the Honourable Attorney General of the Federation that the accused, Okpara Abednego Enifome and Chief Owhe Emaekpor are charged on 32 count charges of â€œconspiracy to confer corrupt advantage upon themselves, contrary to section 26(1) (c) and punishable under section 19 of the corrupt practices and other Related Offences Act 2000.Read More
“I commend the NDIC Managing Director who has chronicled the history of the takeover and transfer of the bank to its owners. This is just the first of so many other steps that need to be settled before Savannah Bank can open its doors to the public.Read More
According to him, â€œthe issue is not about land taken from Peter and given to Paul. The Senate was of the opinion that he (el-Rufai) gave out certificates to people without official approval when FEC had been dissolved. So out of these lands, 700 of them have been revoked.Read More
By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURTâ€”The Movement for the Survival ofÂ Ogoni People (MOSOP)Â has expressed satisfaction with the resolve of Shell to compensate families of late Ken Sarowiwa and the others that were hung with him after a bungled judicial trial which sentenced them to death by hanging.
It also called on the United Nation Secretary General to urgently set-up a special panel to investigate the military invasion of Gbaramatu communities in the name of looking for militants, stressing that the operation has resulted in the loss of several lives and billion naira properties belonging to individuals and communities that were not at war with the Joint Military Task Force(JTF).Read More
The ASUU also called for the immediate resignation of the state Commissioner for Education for alleged frustration of the peaceful resolution of the grievances of the union against the new tax regime.Read More
He also directed that spotlights be placed at strategic spots at the park to beam light at the huge Nigerian flag and plaques at the park.Read More
By Owei Lakemfa SEVEN years ago, the Nigerian Telecommunications PlcÂ (NITEL) was a beautiful bride.Â It was courted by many suitors most of them out of lust.Â NITEL was the telecommunications gold mine, and many miners, most of them illegal, sought to steal its precious metal.
By Emma Amaize & Emma Arubi WARRI â€” THE Joint Task Force (JTF) on the Niger Delta has debunked the report that militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, who was declared wanted by the security outfit on May 21, had escaped to Ukraine, declaring that he would soon be smoked out of his hideout.
The governor, who attributed the speedy attainment of his University degree qualification to the existence of the institution, pledged his unalloyed support to the development of the school, pointing out that until the academia and government came into partnership, the wheels of progress in the country would remain slow.Read More
Also, the breath-taking millennium park, the first of any such open relaxation park in state which is also undergoing finishing touches, is fast becoming a rendezvous for photographers ostensibly due to its beautiful scenery.Read More
From the investigations so far, he explained that the Federal Ministry in collaboration with Delta State Ministries of Health and Agriculture found that there is the presence of ASF in some parts of the state.Read More
Vanguard WARRIâ€”The Ijaw Christian Youths Forum (ICYF) in Delta State yesterday appealed to President Umaru Yarâ€™Adua to withdraw troops of the military Joint Task Force (JTF) from troubled Ijaw Gbaramatu Kingdom , and adopt dialogue towards restoration of peace in Delta State.
Our correspondent reports that the entire building wall will collapse soon unless government intervened quickly, as the dilapidated building, made of mud, is the only building standing in the primary school.Read More
By Funmi Komolafe Genevaâ€”The President-General of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria ( TUC), Comrade Peter Eseleâ€™s mother is dead. News of her death was broken to the TUC president-General in Geneva yesterday that his mother, Mrs.Â Victoria Ebosele, 58, had passed on. Comrade Esele who is leading the TUC delegation to the 98thÂ International