Month: May 2019

EFCC To Arraign Philomina Chieshe, Woman Who Blamed Snake For Eating JAMB’s N35m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday, May 31, 2019, arraign the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Philomina Chieshe, who claimed that the missing N35 million, JAMB proceeds in her custody,  was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue State JAMB office. Chieshe will be arraigned alongside five others, namely: Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola, and Aliyu Yakubu before Justice Peter Afen of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja. Chieshe became notorious when she made an outlandish claim that a mysterious snake swallowed about N35million cash...

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Okorocha cries out on demolition and EFCC

Immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has cried out over the demolition of some monuments erected by his government in the state, by his successor, Emeka Ihedioha. The former governor has also denied the story of his arrest by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He accused Ihedioha and his new government of being behind the false arrest claim. Less than 24 hours after being inaugurated into office, Ihedioha had begun the demolition of some of the monuments erected by Okorocha’s government in the state, including the ‘Akachi’ (the symbolic hand of God). Media reports on Thursday had also...

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Antonio Conte Gets Inter Milan Top Job

Antonio Conte has been named Inter Milan manager, replacing the sacked Luciano Spalletti. The 49-year-old returns to work in Italy after being dismissed by Chelsea at the end of last season. He spent two years at Stamford Bridge, where he won the Premier League and FA Cup, having previously claimed three Serie A titles as boss of Juventus. Under Spalletti, Inter finished fourth in the league and qualified for the Champions League. “A new chapter in my life is beginning, I’m really excited,” the former Juventus and Italy midfielder said. “I have chosen Inter because of the club it...

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Gov. Ihedioha speaks on demolishing of Akachi Tower

The new Governor of Imo state, Emeka Ihedioha, has denied destroying a tower built by his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha. DAILY POST reports that the Akachi tower, a monument built by the immediate past administration of Okorocha and commissioned by the Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on May 17, was demolished on Thursday. The tower which had the symbol of a hand on its zenith, was erected on a dumpsite which was reclaimed by the Okorocha administration. In a statement on Thursday, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media, Steve Osuji, claimed that angry residents of the state tried to pull...

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Aide: Okorocha not arrested by EFCC

Special Adviser (Media) to ex-governor Rochas Okorocha, Ebere Nzewuji, has debunked the rumour making the rounds in the state that his principal has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the mid morning of Thursday. Nzewuji said that the rumour of the alleged arrest of Rochas Okorocha was sparked by his political opponents who have been fighting him even while he was in office. “The rumour of the alleged arrest of the immediate governor, His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, was sparked by his political opponents who have been fighting him even as the...

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