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CAN Tasks Govt On Safety Challenges : Nigerian News : 25/01/2018 - 25 Jan 2018 15:55


The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has referred to as each the federal and state governments to be proactive in addressing the developing safety difficulties bedevilling the nation in recent occasions.The Chairman of Kogi State Chapter of CAN, Bishop John Ibenu who spoke in Lokoja for the duration of the second plenary of the association, said the security agencies in the nation have to step up their efforts to tackle the menace of insurgency, kidnapping, armed robbery and farmers/herders clashes.He said there was have to have the for the government to involve CAN in its typical safety meetings so as to brief its followers appropriately and also see way of collaborations with government and safety agencies in addressing Ibenu also appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads, specifically these linking the North Central to southern states that have come to be death traps to several commuters. - Comments: 0

Fraud: ICPC Detains Four Ex-Kogi Commissioners - News about Nigeria : 25/01/2018 - 25 Jan 2018 15:04


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Associated Offences Commission ( ICPC ) stated on Thursday it has arrested and detained four former commissioners in Kogi State.The affected commissioners served throughout the administration of ex-Kogi State Governor, Capt. Cross-section-of-senior-management-staff-of-ICPC.JPG Idris Ichalla Wada.They have been detained for alleged N11.3billion fraud.The suspects are becoming probed for alleged misapplication of government funds and abuse of office.The impacted funds contain N2billion Tiny and Medium Enterprises (SME) loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria on behalf of the state mismanagement of one more N8 billion bond raised to fund 57 projects across the state and illegal deductions to the tune of N1.3 billion made from the funds of 21 nearby government councils in the state.The ex-commissioners are - Kayode Olowomoran (Culture and Tourism), Abdulrahman Wuya (Transport), Onama Godwin (Works) and Alh. Aju (Spending budget and Arranging).A statement issued by the spokesperson of ICPC, Mrs. Rasheedat A. Okoduwa, said: "The former commissioners were arrested right after ICPC commenced investigations into allegations that the suspects, acting in connivance with the former Governor, former Accountant-Common, Ibrahim Idakwo and a former Permanent Secretary in the state Ministry of Commerce, Frank Onoja, had obtained a N2billion Smaller and Medium Enterprises (SME) loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria on behalf of the state which was misapplied."Preliminary investigations by the Commission also revealed that the suspects allegedly partook in the mismanagement of one more N8 billion bond that was raised to fund 57 projects across the state. The big sums of monies released for the projects were allegedly far beyond the levels of operate accomplished. - Comments: 0

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