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Fuel subsidy suspects refused to show in court

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Lagos High Court has adjourned the arraignment of the first batch of oil subsidy fraud suspects till Thursday after all the accused persons failed to appear in court.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had on Tuesday released the names of the first group of 20 suspected fraudsters billed for arraignment over their involvement in the subsidy scam.

The suspects include Mahmud Tukur, the son of the national chairman of the ruling PDP, Bamanga Tukur. He is the managaing director of Eterna Oil.

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7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. davito dan

    July 25, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    Does names mention by EFCC are they above the laws? and why did they not show up in court.

  2. Immaclouds

    July 25, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Half truth!!! Tell us all if U’re not biased.

  3. kaycee

    July 25, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    y dnt u ppl eva tel us d complete story? Do u think ur tellin kidz?

  4. salihu

    July 25, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    whn will oll dis bull shirt come 2 an end …………….. Where is dis our kon-3 moving2???????????????
    whn will oll dis bull shirt come 2 an end …………….. Where is dis our kon-3 moving2???????????????

  5. Durodola.

    July 25, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    Well, the day is not too far. We only need to beg the Judiciary.

  6. Olutunji

    July 25, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    Since they are powerful than Nigeria talk less of court.

  7. Darlington

    July 26, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    Those names mention by the EFCC ar they abov the laws and order 4 them to appear in court?I beliv the court wl kw hw to track them dwn by their positns.

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Nigeria’s Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

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Nigeria's Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, Loses 13-year-old Daughter

Communications minister, Isa Pantami

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has announced the loss of his 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali.

The Minister took to his Twitter account on Monday night to announce this sad news.

Pantami stated that the funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted in Abuja on Tuesday at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2.

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The post by the minister announcing the incident reads; “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.

“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer In sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”

 

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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