Dame Patience looks set to lose $8.4m after Supreme Court rules that EFCC was right to seize it

FORMER first lady Dame Patience Jonathan suffered a major setback that could result in her forfeiting $8.4m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after Nigeria's Supreme Court upheld a judgement on a temporary seizure.

 

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Four Nigerians listed in Forbes's latest survey of the world's 13 black billionaires

FOUR Nigerians have been listed among the world's top 13 black billionaires recently published by Forbes magazine in its latest survey of the wealthy with Africa's richest man Alhaji Aliko Dangote topping the list with an estimated value of $10.9bn.

 

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NYSC withdraws corpers from parts of Anambra State amid fears they could become electoral violence targets

NATIONAL Youth Service Corp (NYSC) managers have withdrawn corpers from certain parts of Anambra State ahead of Saturday's governorship and state house of assembly elections amid fears that they could be in harm's way.

 

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ADP delighted with CUPP decision to endorse Gbadamosi as its consensus candidate in Lagos governorship race

LAGOS State's Action Democratic Party (ADP) gubernatorial candidate Babatunde Gbadamosi has hailed the recent decision by the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) to endorse him as confirmation that he is the only one who can turn the state around.

 

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APC south-south leaders tell Buhari they are most deserving of the senate presidency

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leaders in the south-south geo-political zone have presented a set of demands to President Muhammadu Buhari including a request that one of their legislators be elected as the senate president when the National Assembly reconvenes.

 

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Tinubu tells National Union of Road Transport Workers leaders not to attack Lagos Igbos on Saturday

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has appealed to the members of the Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) not to attack non-Yorubas during next weekend's governorship elections.

 

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Shareholders approve Access and Diamond Bank merger at extraordinary general meeting

ACCESS Bank's acquisition of troubled Diamond Bank mover a step closer yesterday after the shareholders of both institutions approved the merger at an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of both banks held in Lagos.

 

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Breakaway Boko Haram faction Islamic State West Africa Province changes its leader Abu Mus’ab Al-Barnawi

BREAKAWAY Boko Haram faction Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap) is reported to have dropped its leader Abu Mus’ab Al-Barnawi and replaced him with Abu Abdullah Ibn Umar Albarnawi in a move that has left security officials guessing.

 

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Governor Obaseki threatens to deal with APC leaders responsible for Buhari's loss in Edo State

EDO State's Governor Godwin Obaseki has threatened to deal with All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders whose activities led to the defeat of the party in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections.

 

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