Elumelu: SENATE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, AKINYELURE, BACKTRACKS ON N41bn FRAUD ALLEGATION

The Senate Committee Chairman on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has denied media publication reporting it to have indicted the Chairman of the UBA Group, Dr. Tony Elumelu, over a N41 billion allegation fraud. This followed a clarification by the Senate Committee in which it distanced the person of Dr. Elumelu from the alleged fraud and claimed that its position on the matter was misinterpreted. … Continue reading Elumelu: SENATE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN, AKINYELURE, BACKTRACKS ON N41bn FRAUD ALLEGATION

N41bn Fraud Allegation: TONY ELUMELU DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM SENATOR AKINYELURE

Former Managing Director of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Dr. Tony Elumelu has given the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petition, Senator Ayo Akinyelure seven days, to retract a statement credited to him, indicting the eminent banker in a N41billion fraud allegation. Lawyers to Dr. Elumelu, in a letter to Senator Akinyelure, threatened to drag the lawmaker to court … Continue reading N41bn Fraud Allegation: TONY ELUMELU DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM SENATOR AKINYELURE

Attack On Borno Governor: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS RESTATE CALL FOR SACK OF SERVICE CHIEFS

The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives is alarmed by Thursday attack on the convoy of the Governor of Borno State, Baba Gana Zulum by suspected bandits, insisting that the sad incident has again reinforced the urgent need to review the nation’s security architecture. Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a statement on Friday urged the presidency to implement … Continue reading Attack On Borno Governor: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS RESTATE CALL FOR SACK OF SERVICE CHIEFS

Eid-el-kabir: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS TASKS LEADERS ON SELFLESS SERVICE

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el Kabir celebration. The Minority leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu in a statement on Thursday 30th July, 2020, called on leaders at all levels across the country to use the occasion to reflect on the demand of selfless service to the people. According to Elumelu, “the … Continue reading Eid-el-kabir: REPS MINORITY CAUCUS TASKS LEADERS ON SELFLESS SERVICE

PDP Finally Resolves House Minority Caucus Leadership Crisis; NWC To Lift Suspension On Elumelu, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved the crisis among its members in the House of Representatives over the leadership of the minority caucus. Report has it that the issue featured at a meeting between the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) and other leaders of the party on Wednesday in Abuja where the gathering resolved to pardon members who allegedly worked against its choice of … Continue reading PDP Finally Resolves House Minority Caucus Leadership Crisis; NWC To Lift Suspension On Elumelu, Others

Reps To Probe NEDC, As Elumelu Expresses Worry Over Alleged Corruption

The House of Representatives has resolved to probe alleged misappropriation of funds running into billions of naira by the Management of the North East Development Commission, NEDC, meant for the development of the North East Region of Nigeria. The resolution was based on the adoption of a motion of urgent national importance moved by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu … Continue reading Reps To Probe NEDC, As Elumelu Expresses Worry Over Alleged Corruption

SENATE ASKS NDDC MANAGEMENT TO REFUND N4.9BN, SAYS FORENSIC AUDIT IS COMPROMISED

The senate has asked the interim management committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to refund N4.9 billion. In May, the upper legislative chamber set up a probe panel chaired by Olubunmi Adetunmbi, senator representing Ekiti north, following allegations that the commission mismanaged N40 billion. At the hearing, Kemebradikumo Pondei, acting managing director of the commission, said no money was missing and that since … Continue reading SENATE ASKS NDDC MANAGEMENT TO REFUND N4.9BN, SAYS FORENSIC AUDIT IS COMPROMISED