Daily Archives: December 14, 2012

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Dana Air has begun paying $70,000 balance to families of victims who perished in the crash of June 3, this year. According to the airline’s spokesman, Tony Usidamen, its insurers commenced the payment yesterday. The airline had earlier made advance payments of USD 30,000 to over 80 families.

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Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola yesterday hailed the court’s ruling dismissing the suit filed by commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders challenging the state traffic law banning their operations on federal roads in the state, saying the state government followed due process in legislating the law.

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Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Jonah Otunla, yesterday rated the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as the highest revenue generating agency for the year, saying it has posted N114,237,257,078.60 (representing about 75 per cent of total revenue realised from federal Government owned parastatals)


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has granted, Aminu Sule, the eldest son of the Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido an administrative bail, barely 24 hours after he was arrested in Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano for alleged money laundering.

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Four days after the kidnapping of 82-year-old Queen Mother of Ogwashi-uku, Prof. (Mrs) Kamene Okonjo, comfusion still trailed her whereabouts, but the police are beaming their searchlight on insider connection in the abduction.