17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

How Ex-Abia Governor, Kalu, Diverted N3.2bn From State Treasury

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday disclosed how a former governor of Abia state, Orji Kalu allegedly used his company, Slok Nigeria Limited to diverted N3.2bn from the state treasury when he was the governor.

EFCC claimed the former governor alongside one Emeka Abone, who is said to be at large, allegedly committed the offence between August 2001 and October 2005.......

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The allegation was contained in the 34 count charges slammed on the former governor at a Federal High Court in Lagos during his re-arraignment.

The accused were said to have utilised Manny Bank, now Fidelity Bank Plc, Spring Bank Plc, the defunct Standard Trust Bank and Finland Bank, now First City Monument Bank, FCMB.
In counts one to 10, the accused were alleged to have retained about N2.5 billion in different accounts, which funds were said to belong to the Abia state government.
The offence is said to have contravened the provisions of sections 15(6), 16, and 21 of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2005.
When the matter was called up, Kalu however pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
Following his not guilty plea, Kalu’s lawyer, Mr. Mike Ozekhome SAN, prayed the trial judge, Justice Mohammed Idris, to allow his client continue with an earlier bail condition.