The anti-graft agency of Nigeria Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha.
Okorocha, who is the senator representing Imo North was arrested Tuesday at about 4:15 pm at his private office in Abuja.
EFCC operatives, who had been on his trail for days, stormed his office on Tuesday evening and arrested him.
The anti-graft agency had in 2020 said it returned N2.7 billion recovered from Okorocha to the state government.
Former Senate Saraki, 2023 Campaign Posters Surface In Abuja:
Posters bearing ‘Bukola Saraki for President in 2023’ have been sighted at different parts of Abuja.
The campaign materials with the image of the former Senate President was captioned ‘Reset Nigeria 2023’.
Saraki, a former Kwara Governor, is a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
The ex-lawmaker led the party’s presidential campaign in the last election and is currently the Chairman of the party’s Reconciliation and Strategy Committee.
No To Wearing Of Jijab In Christian Schools – Says CAN:
Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN have said no to a bill seeking to prohibit and prevent religious discrimination against adherents and practitioners of different faiths and beliefs in Nigeria.
The Association said that the bill is eventually passed into law will cause chaos, confusion, division and crises for Nigeria.
CAN made the declaration when the sponsor of the bill and member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Said Musa Abdullahi from Niger State paid a courtesy call on its leadership to solicit their support.
The bill titled “Religious Discrimination (Prohibition, Prevention, ETC) Bill 2021)” essentially seeks to provide a mechanism for enforcing certain provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as altered, Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other relevant national and international laws and conventions on religious freedom and tolerance.