Former governor James Onanefe Ibori of Delta State today entered a guilty plea before a Southwark Crown Court in London where he was being tried on fraud and money laundering charges.
Mr. Ibori pleaded guilty to 10 counts of fraud, money laundering and corrutption charges before Judge Anthony Pitts. Read more here: http://premiumtimesng.com/news/3963-...don_court.html
Dismissed Police Commissioner, Zakari Biu, whose removal on Wednesday on account of the escape of Boko Haram kingpin, Kabir Sokoto, has denied blame for the escape that humiliated the force, and roused
The former officer currently faces charges over the escape, and his sack, announced by the Police Service Commission yesterday, came two weeks after former police top boss, Hafiz Ringim, was fired. Read more here: http://premiumtimesng.com/news/3924-..._s_escape.html
I have no defence to give, neither do I have obligations to offer explanations for the donation of One Hundred Million Naira (N100,000,000) given to the victims of the multiple bomb attack a month ago in Kano, by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. The bank is today under the governorship of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, a man from Kano, and for which reason he has been accused of so many ills, among which are that he is "clannish", a "nepotist", "chauvinist" and a "fanatic" who cannot 'see' any other view.
February has been an interesting month both in Nigeria and in the Diaspora. In Nigeria, Boko Haram is still at work, The House of Reps gave us all many things to think about and in the US, we continued to watch various events...
It is gratifying to see that Nigerian security agencies have been able to re-capture Kabir Sokoto. But many have been focused on the reason why he escaped in the first place. However, the crux of this matter really is now that he is back