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N25.7bn fraud: Ex-Bank PHB MD sentenced to 6 years imprisonment

N25.7bn fraud: Ex-Bank PHB MD sentenced to 6 years imprisonment

N25.7bn fraud: Ex-Bank PHB MD sentenced to 6 years imprisonment There was a tense atmosphere in an Ikeja High Court on Wednesday night as Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of Bank PHB, begged Justice Lateefa Okunnu not to send him to prison following his conviction for defrauding the bank of N25.7 billion. Mr Atuche and Ugo Anyanwu, a former Chief Financial Officer of the bank, were both found guilty of 22 of the 27 counts of conspiracy and stealing charge proffered against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in 2011. The News Agency of Nigeria reports…
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BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds election of Governor Akeredolu, dismisses Jegede’s appeal

BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds election of Governor Akeredolu, dismisses Jegede’s appeal

Appeal Court upholds election of Governor Akeredolu, dismisses Jegede’s appeal The Court of Appeal sitting ìn Akure has upheld the election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and his Deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, in the Ondo October 10, 2020, governorship election. According to Justice Theresa Ngolika Orji-Abadua, who delivered the judgement via Zoom, the court ruled that the case filed by Jegede lacked merit. Akeredolu was declared winner of the 2020 gubernatorial election by the INEC State Returning Officer and returned as Governor for his second term. He polled 292,830 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic…
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REVEALED: How Sani Abacha Died— Ex-Chief Security Officer, Al-Mustapha

REVEALED: How Sani Abacha Died— Ex-Chief Security Officer, Al-Mustapha

How Sani Abacha Died— Ex-Chief Security Officer, Al-Mustapha Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha (rtd), has dismissed insinuations that the military ruler died after eating an apple from his concubines. According to ThisDay, Al-Mustapha said the late military ruler’s health suddenly collapsed on June 7, 1998, from the Abuja International Airport, after one of the security personnel, who accompanied President Yasser Arafat of Palestine shook hands with him. Giving account of the incident, the former CSO to the Abacha said: “Shortly after the hand shake, I noticed the change…
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Military Sources Reveals Why Nigerian Army Is Desperately Looking For IPOB Lawyer, Ejiofor

Military Sources Reveals Why Nigerian Army Is Desperately Looking For IPOB Lawyer, Ejiofor

The Nigerian Army will stop at nothing until they arrest a top lawyer of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ifeanyi Ejiofor, whose three domestic workers are still with the military. Military sources revealed that Ejiofor is believed to be in possession of “highly classified documents” about IPOB and the Biafra agitation, especially related to the financing of the groups by external forces. It is also believed that Ejiofor is linked to top politicians in the South-East region, who are discreet members of IPOB and support the secessionist agenda of the IPOB. One of them said, “In September 2017, the…
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Twitter Ban: Trouble For Buhari As ECOWAS Court Gives FG 30 Days To File Defence In A Suit By One Love Foundation

Twitter Ban: Trouble For Buhari As ECOWAS Court Gives FG 30 Days To File Defence In A Suit By One Love Foundation

Twitter Ban: Trouble For Buhari As ECOWAS Court Gives FG 30 Days To File Defence In A Suit By One Love Foundation The ECOWAS Community Court of Justice has given the Nigerian government 30 days to file defence in a suit filed by a human rights lawyer, Samuel Ihensekhien Jnr. on behalf of civil society group, One Love Foundation. Samuel filed the suit on behalf of the President of One Love Foundation, Chief Patrick  Osagie Eholor. The lawsuit is challenging the government of President Muhammadu Buhari over the indefinite suspension of the microblogging platform, Twitter. The lawyer had, on June…
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How Buhari administration pushed 7 million Nigerians into extreme poverty in 2020 – World Bank

How Buhari administration pushed 7 million Nigerians into extreme poverty in 2020 – World Bank

How Buhari administration pushed 7 million Nigerians into extreme poverty At least 7 million Nigerians were pushed into poverty in 2020, according to the World Bank. In the latest Nigeria Development Update (NDU), titled “Resilience through Reforms”, the World Bank said in 2020, the Nigerian economy experienced a shallower contraction of -1.8% than had been projected at the beginning of the pandemic (-3.2%). “Although the economy started to grow again, prices are increasing rapidly, severely impacting Nigerian households.” “As of April 2021, the inflation rate was the highest in four years. Food prices accounted for over 60% of the total…
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10 years after, Buhari approves automatic employment for siblings of slain NYSC members who died in 2011 post election violence

10 years after, Buhari approves automatic employment for siblings of slain NYSC members who died in 2011 post election violence

10 years after, Buhari approves automatic employment for siblings of slain NYSC members who died in 2011 post election violence President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service for one graduate from each of the immediate families of the 10 slain National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members in 2011 in Bauchi State. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this during the inauguration of the National Governing Board of the NYSC on Tuesday in Abuja. According to Mr Dare, the President also approved scholarships to the four children of Adowei Elliot, a Delta State…
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Buhari Administration Has Killed 513 Igbos, Arrested 2,436, 854 Missing In 160 Days —Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Buhari Administration Has Killed 513 Igbos, Arrested 2,436, 854 Missing In 160 Days —Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, the main Igbo socio-cultural body, has denounced Northern elders’ unwillingness to speak out against the claimed persistent marginalization of Igbo people. The organisation slammed President Muhammadu Buhari’s dot-in-a-circle remark directed against Igbo people in a statement issued by its Secretary-General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, on Tuesday. Last Thursday, Buhari claimed that his administration would mobilize the military and police to pursue the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), who were accused of disrupting the peace in the region. IPOB, he claimed, is “simply like a dot in a circle,” with nowhere to turn. They are dispersed over the world, with…
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I Will Bring Down Nnamdi Kanu, Asari Dokubo Brags

I Will Bring Down Nnamdi Kanu, Asari Dokubo Brags

Ex-Niger Delta Militant, Asari Dokubo has sworn to bring down the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Dokubo, in a recent fiery message, accused Kanu of being a ‘con man’ and fleecing innocent Igbo people of their hard-earned money all in the name of achieving Biafra. Both activists have been at each other’s throats after they fell out due to ideological differences on the actualisation of Biafra. This development resulted in the creation of the Biafra Customary Government (BCG) by Dokubo. Terrorists “How is that an audited account? Why do Igbo people allow you, a conman,…
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THE WHISPERER fecilitates with ABN TV Boss, says he has left his footprints indelibly in the annals of journalism

THE WHISPERER fecilitates with ABN TV Boss, says he has left his footprints indelibly in the annals of journalism

The Publisher of THE WHISPERER, Comrade Sunny Idika, on Saturday, sent a congratulatory message to the CEO of ABN TV, Mr Ifeanyi Okali, on the occasion of his birthday. Idika expressed the wish that the media entrepreneur would continue to grow in good health, while using his platform to advance good governance, peace and national unity. “Birthday greetings to a trailblazer, journalist/publisher, media entrepreneur and a man of impeccable character, on the occasion of his birthday. “I want to specially congratulates Mr Okali on the occasion of his birthday and wish him many more of years of celebrations in good…
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