Court orders EFCC to remove Dokpesi from watch list

Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to remove the name of politician and founder of the African Independent Television (AIT), Raymond Dokpesi, from its watch list. Justice John Tsoho handed out the order on Monday while ruling on an application by Dokpesi. Justice Tsoho was of the view that there was no justification for the EFCC to retain Dokpesi’s name on its watch list since no criminal charges or allegations were pending against him.Related Posts The judge, who is also the Chief…

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Chairmanship Aspirant Calls for Consensus in APC State Congress

Press Release The All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to conduct its State Congress across theNation on Saturday 16th October, 2021. Lagos State the Centre of Excellence is notleft out in this all important exercise. As expected, one of the very notable, eruditeand indefatigable grassroots politicians Hon. Mrs. Beatrice Omotayo Tugbobo isstrategically poised to take out the Tunde Balogun led Exco to a higher level ifelected as the state chairman of the Party. The frontline politician Mrs. Tugbobo, a grassroots politician and a community leader with vast experience, has assured…

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Aggrieved Group Against Makinde are Nothing but Unserious Decadents – Dare Adeleke

It’s that time once again, when clowns and jokers embark on a carnival of tomfoolery.News that some so-called band of simpletons gathered under the guise of Aggrieved Members of PDP, to embark on unreasonable protest, did not come as a surprise to decent and right thinking members of the party.These jesters who converged at the Jogor Event center, Oke-Ado only proved that they are a bunch of unserious decadents without a coherent mission but to collect some miserly pittance after executing their act of silliness.While every member of the party…

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Funmi Ayinke Foundation Sponsors UNILAG Coding and Robotics Summer School Initiative

By Moji Danisa With Technology being the present and future of nations, many countries are putting in more money into research and education in this field. While many Nigerian institutions are now concentrating on STEM education at the secondary school levels, many had wondered if the tertiary were doing enough, beyond the theoretical, to absorb students who want to compete with technologically advanced countries.With more Nigerian Students tilting towards the sciences and many interested in Robotics, the University of Lagos is one of the first institutions to embrace Robotics and…

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Old Mama Garrick dies of shock as Obaseki revokes 60-yr old School land For Supporting Ize-Iyamu

It is all wailing and gnashing of teeth in Edo State as Governor Godwin Obaseki keeps unleashing his terrifying mandate on the people of the state, stopping at nothing to destroy individuals and institutions, which stood in his way during his desperate second attempt to become governor. Obaseki seems to have no care. Like a dictator, he wields power with an iron hand and operates an authoritarian and tyrannical administration. His most outstanding record so far is that Obaseki will go down in history as the only democratic governor of…

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No Funds Belonging to Kogi Was Frozen – Group

The Convener, Got Your Back Nigeria, Professor Chris Mustapha Nwaokobia Jnr, has said news making  the rounds that N20bn funds belonging to Kogi State has  been frozen, is false.He stated that the fake news is a deliberate attempt at tarnishing the image of the Governor of the state, Yahaya Bello. Prof. Nwaokobia condemned in totality ” the deliberate plan by some desperate Nigerians who want to tarnish the Image of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State.” In a statement on Friday, Prof. Chris called on  ” the EFCC to resist…

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Woman ends 18yr marriage after husband rejects vaccination

A Cape Town woman has decided to end an 18-year-old marriage because her partner refuses to be vaccinated. Charnelle and Graham Spies of Bothasig, in Cape Town, have been married for 18 years. They say ending things has been a “very hard and difficult decision”. Charnelle said “Graham contracted Covid-19 last year and watching him deteriorate in front of me is something I don’t wish on any human.” “The virus attacked his lungs. He is also asthmatic, which made his breathing even more difficult. Seeing him leave the hospital last…

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Labour to resist increase in electricity tariff – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will deploy the industrial mechanisms granted in labour laws for the defense of workers’ rights to resist increase in electricity tariff. The NLC President Mr Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Wabba said that congress wished to draw attention to the wave of speculation that there were fresh plans to grant approval to Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to hike electricity tariff. “It is in light of this that we dismiss the ongoing speculation on increase in electricity tariff as mere speculations. “We, however, find it prudent to put you on notice should government make true the swirling speculation by approving…

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DANGOTE REFINERY: Is NNPC Investing or Bailing Out The Unbailable?

It was hailed as the best thing to happen in the oil and gas sector especially in Nigeria – a serial importer of crude products. The year was 2013 and in September of that year, Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, announced yet another of his gargantuan projects – the construction of the biggest single train refinery in the world with production expected to begin in 2016. Many delays and postponements later, the project has been bogged down by barely serviceable debts, poor planning, lack of centralized project management, mismanagement and…

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7 Dead as Soldiers Open Fire on Protesting DANGOTE Sugar company workers in Adamawa

Seven persons have sustained fatal injuries and are feared dead at Dangote Sugar Company, in Gyawana, Adamawa State owned by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote. Reports from the area, which is about 70 kilometers from Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, indicate that the soldiers opened fire on the protesters around 5pm today. A resident of Gyawana told SaharaReporters that soldiers, despatched for the illegal operation, were hired by the management of the sugar company to chase the protesters away. The soldiers, who reportedly came to the sugar company in…

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