Jega inec

68.8 million PVCs ready – INEC

•Says 65m PVCs released, expects 3.8 million today•You’re plotting to postpone polls, APC accuses PDP, Presidency•IG orders crack-down on pre-election trouble makers By Clifford Ndujihe, Kingsley Omonobi, Evelyn Usman & Umar Yusuf LAGOS—THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, enjoined those who fear that non -availability of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) will hurt next month’s…

Prof-Chukwuma-Soludo

Soludo, an embittered loser in search of relevance —FG

ABUJA — The Federal Government, yesterday, accused the former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, of poor managerial ability, saying he was largely responsible for the N5.67 trillion contingent liabilities of distressed banks, bought up by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, to save the banking industry in 2008. iweala-and-soludo1…

Nigeria-Cry

Over N74.4tr stolen by public officials in 25 years’

Nigerian public officials have stolen more than N74.4tr in the last 25 years, the Co-Chairman, Nigeria Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing National Risk Assessment Secretariat, Sam Onyeka, has disclosed. Onyeka said until 1990, issues of money laundering were associated principally with drug trafficking. He said although efforts were ongoing to recover parts of the stolen…

Jega inec

Outrage spreads over calls to shift elections

Influential northern socio-political organization, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF); the umbrella body of northern elders, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and the Apex Igbo socio-cultural oraganisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo have condemned the call in some quarters for the postponement of the 2015 general election scheduled for next month. The two bodies believe that postponing the election would…