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Fraud: Ndume withdraws as Maina’s surety, Says ‘he is not trustworthy’

Ali Ndume, senator representing Borno south, has announced his withdrawal as the surety of Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT). The senator has asked his lawyers to begin the withdrawal process after Miana, who is standing trial for fraud jumped bail. Maina is facing trial at a Federal High Court Read more

Buhari Govt approves $1.96bn for proposed rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic - newsheadline247.com
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Lagos – Ibadan rail ticket will cost N3,000 to N6,000, Says FG

Agency Report “We charge N3,000 per Economy seat, N5,000 for Business class, and N6,000 for First class, the same is applicable to Lagos to Ibadan. The Federal Government has approved charges on the new Lagos-Ibadan rail standard gauge which would begin operations by January 2021. This was disclosed by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Read more

Arik Air sacks 300 workers amid pandemic - newsheadline247.com
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Arik Air sacks 300 workers amid pandemic

AVIATION “The leadership of the impacted unions have been contacted to negotiate a redundancy package for the affected staff.” The management of Arik Air has announced the sacking of 300 of its workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. The airline’s spokesman, Adebanji Ola made the disclosure via a statement on Friday. The statement partly read; “Arising Read more

N2Bn Fraud: Court issues warrant of arrest against ex-Pension Task Team boss Maina - newsheadline247.com
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Alleged N2bn Fraud: Court remands Maina in prison custody until end of trial

FEATURED “So he shall be remanded in correctional centre pending the conclusion of the trial.” The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Force Team (PRTFT), Abulrasheed Maina, has been remanded in prison custody until the end of his trial by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday. The judge, Justice Okon Read more

Buhari didn’t receive Ogun state money from ex-Gov Amosun – Presidency - newsheadline247.com
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Buhari didn’t receive Ogun State money from ex-Gov Amosun – Presidency

The President Muhammadu Buhari Estate in Abeokuta belonged to the state government and was only named after the President Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu has debunked tales on how former Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun, while in office, wired money from the state treasury into the account of Read more

Details: Bank documents uncover how ex-gov Amosun wired millions to President Buhari from State treasury - newsheadline247.com

Details: Bank documents uncover how ex-gov Amosun wired millions to President Buhari from State treasury

Officials claimed it was quite common under Mr. Amosun for transfers to be done directly from the state treasury without requisite documentation, especially if the governor had a direct interest in such payments. Muhammadu Buhari, an ex-Nigerian military dictator, was not seen as a wealthy prominent Nigerian having held the nation’s exalted position as a Read more

COVID-19- Lagos discharges 49 recovered patients - newsheadline247.com

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections rise again as 281 new cases emerge

Lagos had the highest daily figure on Tuesday with 123 new infections to extend its lead as Nigeria’s most impacted city by the coronavirus. There was a surge in total infections of coronavirus in Nigeria as 281 new cases were confirmed on Tuesday, taking the country’s caseload to 67,838. The nation’s public health agency, Nigeria’s Read more