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Gov Diri approaches Appeal Court to Reverse Tribunal’s Decision Which Nullified His Election

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Duoye Diri, has asked the Court of Appeal, Abuja, to set aside the majority judgment of the Bayelsa State Election Petition Tribunal which on Monday nullified the election that brought him to office. The panel had in a two-to-one judgment delivered on August 17, 2020 held that the election

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Justice Salami panel summons Pastor Omale over N573m ‘transfer error’

The Justice Salami Presidential Investigation Commission of Inquiry on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday invited the General Overseer of ‘Divine Hand of God Prophetic Ministries International, Abuja, Pastor Emmanuel Omale, over a row on N573million. He was also expected to shed light on his relationship with the

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Reps Petition Buhari over Refusal of Agencies to Honour Invitations

The House of Representatives has decided to petition President Muhammadu Buhari following the refusal of some agencies of the government to appear before its Committee on Public Account to answer questions over alleged financial irregularities traced to them or clarify some records provided by other agencies. The committee expressed displeasure with

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EFFC secures permanent forfeiture of N827.6m linked to NDDC contractors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said it had secured the final forfeiture of N827, 679,098.32 from GMFD Ventures Limited and Flank Power Resources Limited. The two companies are linked to contractors with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The forfeiture order, according to the EFCC, was granted by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of

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