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Court Seizes $4.7m, N830m, Multi-billion Assets Linked To Emefiele (Full List)

Court Seizes $4.7m, N830m, Multi-billion Assets Linked To Emefiele (Full List)

Court Seizes $4.7m, N830m, Multibillion Assets Linked To Emefiele (Full List) A Federal High Court sitting at Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered an interim forfeiture of the sums of $4,719,054 million USD, N830,875,611 million, and several properties linked to the embattled former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. Justice Yellim Bogoro made the order on Thursday, May 23, 2024 following an ex-parte argued by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) counsel, Bilkisu Buhari and C.C Chineye. “I find merit in the application and same hereby granted as prayed. “The applicant should publish this order in any…
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Sanusi Receives Reinstatement Letter, Turbaned As Emir Of Kano

Sanusi Receives Reinstatement Letter, Turbaned As Emir Of Kano

Sanusi Receives Reinstatement Letter, Turbaned As Emir Of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi has been turbaned as the new Emir of Kano for the second time. The ceremony took place on Friday at the Kano state government house. Traditional rulers, kingmakers, and other dignitaries witnessed the presentation at the Art Chamber of the Kano State Government House. Governor Yusuf reinstated him right following the signing of the Kano State Emirate Council (Repeal) Bill 2024 into law. He was reinstated to the throne four years after he was deposed by the government of a former governor of the state Abdullahi Ganduje. The new…
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It’s Official: Sanusi Returned As Kano Emir, Gives Sacked Emirs 48 Hours To Handover

It’s Official: Sanusi Returned As Kano Emir, Gives Sacked Emirs 48 Hours To Handover

IT’S OFFICIAL: Sanusi Returned As Kano Emir, Gives Sacked Emirs 48 Hours To Handover Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has announced the appointment of Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi as the new Emir of Kano. He made the announcement after signing the new emirate council law at Government House, Kano, on Thursday The governor signed the law at exactly 5:10pm alongside his deputy, the Speaker of the State Assembly and other principal officers in the government. Also, Governor Yusuf of Kano State asked the Emirs who were removed following the return of Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi as Emir of Kano to…
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Tinubu Orders Review Of Tertiary Institutions Boards After Public Outcry

Tinubu Orders Review Of Tertiary Institutions Boards After Public Outcry

Tinubu Orders Review Of Tertiary Institutions Boards After Public Outcry President Bola Tinubu has directed a total and comprehensive review of the recently announced governing boards of tertiary institutions in Nigeria before the inauguration and retreat being planned for the nominees. This was disclosed on Thursday by the President’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga in a State House statement titled ‘President Tinubu directs comprehensive review of governing boards of tertiary institutions.’ Onanuga said the nominations “did not reflect the federal character of the country as some states got just one nomination, while some others got many.” Tinubu…
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Supporters Stage One Million Man Solidarity Walk For Tinubu In Rivers

Supporters Stage One Million Man Solidarity Walk For Tinubu In Rivers

Supporters Stage One Million Man Solidarity Walk For Tinubu In Rivers Supporters of President Bola Tinubu in Rivers State have staged a one million-man solidarity walk in Rivers State. In a now-viral video, supporters of Tinubu could be heard singing in their native language as they waved the flag of the All Progressives Congress. Tinubu will be celebrating his one year as President of Nigeria come May 29. His administration has been a decisive and hard time for Nigerians, amid subsidy removal, forex instability among others. So many times, Mr President has promise to turn things around, with commitment towards…
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Drama As Binnance Executive Gambaryan Slumps In Abuja Court

Drama As Binnance Executive Gambaryan Slumps In Abuja Court

Drama As Binance Executive Gambaryan Slumps In Abuja Court Thursday’s scheduled proceeding on the trial of the detained Binance executive, Tigran Gambaryan, at the Federal High Court Abuja quickly took a dramatic turn following the defendant’s collapse. Shortly after the matter was called upon by the court registrar for continuation of trial, the defendant did not step forward to the dock. He remained seated at the back as usual. Curious, the trial Judge, Justice Nwite, asked where the 2nd defendant (Gambaryan) was. One of the lawyers in the defence team, who sat beside Gambaryan, assisted him by the side while…
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House Of Reps Passes Bill To Revert To Old National Anthem

House Of Reps Passes Bill To Revert To Old National Anthem

House Of Reps Passes Bill To Revert To Old National Anthem The House of Representatives has passed a bill to revert to the old national anthem “Nigeria, We Hail Thee”. The bill was quickly passed through first second and third reading within minutes. The lead debate for a return to the old anthem by the House Leader, Professor Julius Ihonvbere, pointed to the need for Nigerians to see the anthem as a national symbol and sign of authority, one which does not deny the realities. The old anthem “Nigeria, We Hail Thee” was replaced with the current one “Arise, O…
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Why I Reinstated Lamido Sanusi As Emir Of Kano – Governor Yusuf

Why I Reinstated Lamido Sanusi As Emir Of Kano – Governor Yusuf

Why I Reinstated Lamido Sanusi As Kano Emir – Governor Yusuf The Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, says the reinstatement of the deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, was a fulfilment of a campaign promise. Mr Yusuf, on Thursday, signed the bill repealing the State Emirate Council Law 2019 that gave the state five emirate councils. The state House of Assembly on Thursday passed the bill for the dissolution of the four additional emirates created by the immediate past administration of former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the removal of all five emirs. The governor signed the bill at the…
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You’re Joking – Kanayo O. Kanayo, Others Slam FG Over Ban On Money Rituals, Smoking In Movies

You’re Joking – Kanayo O. Kanayo, Others Slam FG Over Ban On Money Rituals, Smoking In Movies

You ‘re Joking – Kanayo .O. Kanayo, Mike Okri Slam FG Over Ban On Money Rituals, Smoking In Movies Veteran actor Kanayo .O. Kanayo alongside music icon Mike Okri has frowned at the Federal Government’s recent approval of the prohibition of smoking and glamorizing of money rituals and killings in Nigerian films, skits and music videos, describing such development as ‘a joke.’ The government on Wednesday, through the Executive Director/CEO of the National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, Dr. Shaibu Husseini approved the “Prohibition of Money Ritual, Ritual Killing, Tobacco, Tobacco Product, Nicotine Product Promotion, glamorization, display in movies,…
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I Won’t Vacate Office On June 16 – Rivers LG Chairman Dares Gov Fubara

I Won’t Vacate Office On June 16 – Rivers LG Chairman Dares Gov Fubara

I Won’t Vacate Office On June 16 – Rivers LG Chairman Dares Gov Fubara The Chairman, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, Dr Samuel Nwanosike, has vowed not to vacate his office at the end of his tenure on June 16. In a viral video circulated on Thursday, Nwanosike directly addressed the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, stating his intention to remain in office beyond the stipulated date. He cited an extension of tenure by state lawmakers under the leadership of Martin Amaghule as justification, due to the state government’s failure to conduct local government elections. In the two-minute video,…
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