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House Of Reps Call For Prosecution Of Defunct Nigeria Airways Looters

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House Of Reps Call For Prosecution Of Defunct Nigeria Airways Looters

The House of Representatives has called for the prosecution of persons who were found to have looted the finances and property of the defunct Nigeria Airways.

Justice Obiora Nwazota commission of inquiry, set up by former president Olusegun Obasanjo sixteen years ago, had found that officials looted up to sixty billion Naira from the liquidated national carrier.

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A member from Lagos state, James Faleke, while moving the motion, said the commission’s report, approved as a white paper by the federal government, had asked the ministry of finance to recover the money and the police to prosecute the indicted culprits.

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Faleke, whose motion was unanimously adopted by the house, expressed surprise that up to now, neither had the sixty billion Naira been recovered, nor had any prosecution taken place.

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The house resolved to invite the agencies to appear and to speak on measures being taken on the issue.

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JUST IN: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

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Acting CJN Swears In 13 New Election Petition Tribunal Members

Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Mohammed, has sworn in the remaining 13 members of the 2019 Election Petitions Tribunal.

Mohammed admonished the new members to be of good character and endeavour to live above board.

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He also reminded them of the sacred nature of the oath they had taken, stressing it had become a bond between them and their creator.

The Acting Chief Justice says there would be no room for excuses or any performance below approved standards.

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The judicial boss informed the new Tribunal members that they were thoroughly examined and later fished out from the numerous judges in the country who were equally eminently qualified for this task.

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No Certificates For Okorocha, Others Declared Under Duress – INEC

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No Certificates For Okorocha, Others Declared Under Duress - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission is insisting it would not reward bad conduct by presenting certificates of return to candidates who allegedly forced electoral officials to declare them winners.

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The Commission’s Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye said INEC would wait on court judgements or decisions of an Election Petitions Tribunal to guide its actions in such cases of results declared under duress.

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Okoye said apart from the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, there were other candidates from Niger, Benue and Akwa Ibom states who were also denied certificates of return because they were declared winners under duress.

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