Tag: Former Minister

Former Minister, Kemi Adeosun resurfaces with a grassroots charity initiative supporting the vulnerable

One factor responsible for the impactful implementation of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration over the years is the realization that you can’t reach Nigerians if you don’t have a plan for the grassroots, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. This realization then influenced the structure designed[Read More…]

Former Minister Orubebe Found Guilty of False Declaration of Asset

?The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has found Godsday Orubebe, former minister of Niger Delta affairs, guilty of false declaration of asset. Danladi Umar, chairman of the tribunal, delivered the judgment convicting Orubebe of the offence. ? However, he gave him a light sentence. “?I hereby seize, on behalf of[Read More…]

Breaking: Former Minister Kidnapped In Kaduna Along With Her 73-Year-Old Husband

The immediate past minister of environment, Mrs. Laurentia Laraba Mallam has been kidnapped along with her 73 years old husband, Mr Pius in Jere, area of Kagarko local government in Kaduna State. A family source told our correspondent that the duo were kidnapped on Monday night on their way to[Read More…]

Department of State Service Arrests Former Minister Musiliu Obanikoro’s Wife

Operatives of the Department of State Service DSS, yesterday, arrested the wife of the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, over ongoing investigations into how her husband and two sons collected and laundered over N4.7 billion from the national treasury in 2014. The DSS, Vanguard reports last[Read More…]

Former Minister, Musiliu Obanikoro Sues EFCC, Seeks N100m Damages

Former Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Musiliu Obanikoro, has dragged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before a Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged breach of his fundamental human rights. Obanikoro, who served under the immediate past administration, is demanding the sum of N100m as general damages[Read More…]

Just In: Former Minister, Orubebe Docked Over False Asset Declaration, Pleads “Not Guilty”

The trial of former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over alleged four count charge of false declaration of assets and acceptance of about N70million bribe has begun in Abuja. Mr Danladi Umar, the chairman of the Tribunal ordered Orubebe to[Read More…]

Just In: Former Oil Minister Alison-Madueke Granted Bail, Passport Seized

Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been released from detention several hours after agents of the UK National Crime Agency arrested her from her plush flat in Westminster City in London, reports Sahara Reporters. Mrs. Alison-Madueke had been taken to the Charing Cross Police station in London where[Read More…]

Former Minister Nyesom Wike Wins Rivers PDP Governorship Primary

The former Minister of State for Education, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Monday emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, in a peaceful primary conducted at Community Secondary School, Nkpolu in Port Harcourt Local Government Area. Wike, polled 1,083 votes, while Dumbari Dimkpa came a distant[Read More…]

Former Minister Dora Akunyili Suffers From Cervical Cancer, To Be Flown Abroad

Nigeria’s former minister of information, Dora Akunyili,  is critically ill and is set to be flown to India Saturday night, May 10, 2014. Our sources close to family members say she is suffering from cervical cancer and has been advised by her doctor to leave for India immediately. Mrs Akunyili[Read More…]