Anti-corruption war: FG gives instruction to block funds diversion in LG accounts

– The federal government instructs auditors-general to block avenues through which funds are diverted at the local governments/area councils – The FCT minister of state, Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, says auditors-general have a key role to play in the anti-graft war by the federal government – Aliyu notes that there is a need to ensure that
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– Tory Ojeda, a 20-year-old woman who is relationship with four men has fallen pregnant by one of them – Though Chris, one of her partners, is responsible for the pregnancy, Travis, Marc, and Ethan, will all take of the baby with her – Tory said though jealousy is not an issue among them, she
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Multiple award-winning artist Stonebwoy has released a brand new reggae tune tagged ‘Black People’. The recent release by Stonebwoy – Black People is a hit and has heads turning and people talking. Have you had the opportunity to listen to the fantastic tune? [embedded content] Stonebwoy is, no doubt, one of the most talented reggae
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– American singer-songwriter Lionel Richie has shared his thoughts on his 21-year-old daughter Sofia’s relationship with Scott Disick – The caring father who initially thought her relationship with the reality TV star was a ‘phase’ has now come to accept it – The Grammy award winning pop star told E! News that he has “accepted”
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The new record by Fuse ODG – Lazy Day is a song that every person should have in his or her playlist. Listening to this upbeat track once in the morning will lighten your spirit for the rest of the day. [embedded content] The potential banger features Danny Ocean, a super-star from Venezuela. You can
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– Nigeria’s First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari is in the news again – This time, the First Lady is unhappy with presidential aides – Hajia Buhari accused the aides and ministers of not defending her husband’s government effectively Nigeria’s First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari on Thursday, December 5, lamented that ministers and public officers close
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– Southeast governors said they were solidly behind the embattled chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema over his indictment by the US – The governors urged President Buhari to support Onyema to ensure the matter is resolved – A joint statement released by the governors, however, indicated that they dismissed the insinuation that some Nigerians
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Football is arguably the most-watched sport on earth, attracting many followers across the world. Every year, the best players of the game receive awards for their exceptional performance on the pitch. One of the most anticipated and competitive accolades is the Ballon d’Or, whose ceremony recently took place in Paris, France. Lionel Messi and Megan
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– The federal government commences a battle to recover a whopping N20 trillion from six oil companies – The government alleges that some of the companies have engaged in blackmail to frustrate the recovery move – An official of the government says the names of the companies would be released if they failed to come
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– EFCC has arrested an Islamic cleric over his attempt to defraud an unsuspecting man – The cleric, Albulrashid Imam, had fraudulently obtained more than N3 million from his victim who was seeking Quranic knowledge – Imam told the man that he would instill the knowledge in his head with the help of some spiritual
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President Donald Trump has told Democrats in the US House of Representatives that if they intend to impeach him, they should do it now and fast so that he can have a fair hearing in the Senate. The United States president tweeted the statement on Thursday evening, December 5, shortly after the speaker, Nancy Pelosi,
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– Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state places all newly inaugurated cabinet members on a three-month probation – Matawalle says during the probation period the performance of the appointees will be reviewed – The governor warns that any form laxity will not be tolerated from the new appointees The governor of Zamfara state, Bello Matawalle,
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– Marco Silva has been shown the exit doors by Everton after losing nine Premier League matches this season – The tactician’s last game in charge of the Toffees was their 5-2 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield – Silva has now become the latest EPL manager’s casualty following the sack of Unai Emery and Mauricio
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– Arsenal vs Brighton’s Premier League clash ended in defeat for the Gunners – The Seagulls defeated their hosts 2-1 to further dent their hopes of top four finish – A goal each from Adam Webster and Neal Maupay ensured the visitors claim maximum points Arsenal’s poor run of form in the Premier League continues
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– President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting governors elected under APC in Aso Rock, Abuja – The purpose of the meeting is yet to be made public – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is also in the meeting with the president and the APC governors President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed-door meeting with governors of
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– PEF has hailed conviction of Orji Kalu over alleged N7.65bn fraud – The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had on Thursday, December 5, sentenced Kalu to 12 years imprisonment – Ezenwa Nwagwu, the chairman of PEF, said that Kalu’s conviction proved that politicians with corruption cases has no hiding place in APC The
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– PDP has again defeated APC in Adamawa state – The Court of Appeal sitting in Yola on Thursday, December 5, upheld the election of Governor Ahmad Fintiri – APC, however, said that it would approach the Supreme Court for redress The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been defeated as the Court of Appeal sitting
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– The speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, says she has instructed the House judiciary committee to draft articles of impeachment against Donald Trump – Pelosi stated that President Trump abused his power for his own political benefit at the expense of the American national security – The speaker accuses Trump
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– The governing council of the Ekiti state university, Ado Ekiti, sacks 900 workers from the institution – The vice-chancellor of the institution, Prof Eddy Olanipekun, discloses that factors such as overstaffing, redundancy and personnel misalignment prompted the action – Olanipekun notes that 619 of those sacked were employed irregularly between 2016 and 2018, while
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– Jheremi Durham, a husband who had both kidneys damaged has finally received a kidney transplant – His wife, Alexis, donated one of her two functioning kidney’s for him to save his life – The couple have been married for ten years After having a blissful marriage for half a decade, the next five years
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When President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in 2015 as Nigeria’s president, he highlighted three cardinal plans as the focus of his administration: Security, anti-corruption fight, and the resuscitation of the economy. The president particularly focused on the war against corruption, saying that corruption will kill Nigeria if Nigeria does not kill corruption. Having served out
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– A Nigerian landlady has littered her tenant’s building with trash in order to get him to leave – According to details, the said tenant is a pastor who rented the building as his church – The pastor’s rent however expired in October, 2019 but he is yet to vacate the building While most disputes
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– Omoyele Sowore has finally regained his freedom – The activist-turned politician was arrested by DSS on August 3 – Sowore had earlier been granted bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja After spending 124 days in detention, the activist-turned politician, Omoyele Sowore, has finally regained his freedom. The Cable reports that Sowore,
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After a 12-year trial, a former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu, was on Thursday, December 5, sentenced to 12 years in prison after being convicted by the Federal High Court in Lagos over N7.1bn fraud. Kalu, who is a serving senator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Abia North senatorial district has
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– A Federal High Court in Lagos finds Orji Uzor-Kalu, former governor of Abia, guilty of alleged N7.65bn fraud – Also found guilty by the court are Kalu’s company and a former director of finance in his government – The court sentenced the former governor to 12 years imprisonment A Federal High Court sitting in
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– Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, father of Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has passed on – Aged 90, the nonagenarian died on Sunday, December 1 in Akwa Ibom state – Associates of the governor have been sending their condolences ever since the news was announced Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent
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Whether you are planning to visit loved ones or attend the biggest concerts in your city this season, Bolt is here to take you there. The leading on-demand transportation platform in Africa, formerly known as Taxify is reinforcing its commitment to make commute this festive season seamless. With operations in 9 Nigerian cities, the platform
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Nigerian superstar singer, Davido, has taken to social media to welcome American rap star, Cardi B as she arrives Africa for her music performances in Ghana and Nigeria. Earlier on, Legit.ng reported the news of how singer Davido and top rapper Cardi B have collaborated on a music project. The international rapper shared a video
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– NAC, an anti-group group, has hailed judgement that convicted former governor of Abia state, Orji Uzor Kalu – A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, December 5, sentenced Kalu to 12 years imprisonment over alleged fraud – The group said that Kalu’s conviction has shown that Magu fears no foe in the fight
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– APC has praised NASS over early passage of 2020 budget – Mallam Lanre Isa-Onilu, the party’s national spokesperson, commended the leadership of NASS on the passage of the budget – Isa-Onilu described the early passage of the budget as a new departure from what happened in the eight NASS The All Progressives Congress (APC)
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Convicted former governor of Abia state, on Thursday, December 5, pleaded with prison officers not to disgrace him before the public by handcuffing him. Kalu said this immediately he was sentenced to 12 year imprisonment following his role in a N7.1 billion fraud. The former governor and current chief whip of the Senate, also asked
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– Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele Bello has taken to social media to share words of advice with people who are ready to take it – The film star took to her page to sternly warn people who form unbelievable stories just to get the pity of others – According to the actress, every man has
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– Paul Pogba shows excitement after watching Man United beat Spurs at Old Trafford – The Frenchman was unavailable for selection due to injury – Pogba however praised Rashford for scoring the goals that helped United win the game Manchester United handed their former boss Jose Mourinho his first defeat in charge of Tottenham Hotspur
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– Late actress Rebecca Adebimpe Adekola’s son, Tomiwa, has now grown up – The 17-year-old revealed to actors, Yomi Fabiyi and Sunny Alli, that he wants to become a basketballer – Tomiwa was only a few months old when his mother died in 2002 The Nollywood industry had lost a talented actress Rebecca Adebimpe Adekola,
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– BBNaija star Frodd was recently spotted hanging out with singer Davido – Frodd shared a picture on his Instagram page in which he was spotted with the superstar – The reality star’s followers were spotted hailing him in the comment section Ex-Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemate Frodd appears to be spending his time with
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– Jadon Sancho may be Chelsea’s number one January target should the EPL side upturn their UEFA ban – The winger currently playing for Dortmund is also wanted by Liverpool and Man United – But Chelsea are plotting another massive club record fee for the 19-year-old winger dubbed new Hazard Jadon Sancho is reportedly being
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With the holidays fast approaching, the buzz is gradually building up and things are about to get busier than ever. It usually starts with a lot of excitement and of course, the impulsive need to buy almost anything that would help reflect our excitement for the season. While this is relatable because it only happens
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The National Assembly on Thursday, December 5, passed the 2020 appropriation bill after the report presentation of Barau Jibrin, the chairman of the Senate committee on appropriation. The 2020 budget was increased from N10.33 trillion earlier presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to 10,594,362,364,830, that is, approximately N10.6 trillion, Premium Times reports. The sum of N560.47
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– The Obama family has just bought a seven-mansion home for $11.75 million (N4,247,625,000) on Martha’s Vineyard – Some of the sought-after features of the home are a beach house, outdoor fire pit, and vaulted ceilings – It should be noted that the home was initially priced at $14.85 million (N5,368,275,000) before the Obamas got
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– Ravensbourne University, London, congratulated Aisha Buhari Jnr, President Buhari’s daughter – Aisha Jnr recently graduated from the London university with a first-class degree – The news of the graduation was shared by the first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Twitter Ravensbourne University, London, has congratulated Aisha M Buhari Jnr, the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari,
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– Actor John Dumelo is advocating for the legalization of polygamy in Ghana – The actor says most married men already have side chicks – Dumelo notes that it is time for the side chicks to become wives as they also do wifely duties Popular Ghanaian actor turned politician John Dumelo has called for the
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– The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, believes Nigeria will benefit from a recent oil discovery in the country – Kyari says the discovery of oil in the Gongola basin of the north east will boost employment – The NNPC boss adds that the discovery and subsequent activities
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– Man United vs Tottenham saw the Red Devils overcome their rivals at Old Trafford by 2-1 – Rashford got both goals for United as Dele Alli scored a superb equalizer but not enough – The Red Devils are now sixth on the table with 23 points from 15 matches this season Man United vs
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– Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and its partner, Transparency International, Defence and Security (TI-DS) have said that nearly N5.4trn have been unaccounted for in the defence sector in the last 15 years – This was revealed in a workshop held in Abuja to discuss the gaps in the 2020 budget, especially pertaining the
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Popular TV star John Barrowman recently suffered an unfortunate injury that left his admirers worried. What exactly happened to him, and is he recovering from the injury? Image: facebook.com, @JohnBarrowmanMBESource: Facebook Unexpected injuries can happen to anyone, and the famous actor John Barrowman has learned this from his own bad experience. A few days ago,
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Is Emma Wiggle in love with someone? Who is her new partner? The Yellow Wiggle opened up about finding another partner more than a year after divorcing Lachy Gillespie. Image: gettyimages.comSource: Getty Images The 30-year-old children entertainer parted ways with Gillespie after two years of marriage and has since kept a low profile when it
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Talented gospel singer and songwriter Chris Morgan has released a new single. The song will bless you as you dive into a mood of sincere worship and praise. The lyrics are easy to learn and they will inspire you as well. Enjoy the joy of worship with this new song by Chris Morgan – Chidinma.
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– Liverpool vs Everton Premier League clash produced seven goals in 90 minutes – The Reds remain unbeaten after 15 EPL games this campaign – Two goals from Divock Origi, and one each from Mane, Firmino and Wijnaldum sealed the win for the hosts – While goals from Richarlison and Michael Keane were not enough
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It’s no more news that Senator Dino Melaye who represented Kogi West at the eighth Senate is no longer a federal lawmaker. Though he won his re-election bid to represent the senatorial district during the general elections, he was sacked following a petition filed by his closest rival in the poll, Smart Adeyemi, the candidate
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– President Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new nine permanent secretaries – Folasade Yemi-Esan, the acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, said the new appointees will soon be sworn in and portfolios will be assigned to them – Legit.ng notes that the appointees were drawn from all the six geo-political zones
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