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August 14, 2018

Bank Manager, brother drown during picnic

Bank Manager and brother drown during picnic

  The Manager of Skye Bank, Abak Road Branch, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Ubong Ekpe and his brother have been reported drowned. It was gathered that Ubong, who was on a picnic with his wife and children, drowned along with his brother, Francis, at the Ibeno Beach, Iwuokpom community, in the Ibeno Local Government Area of the state. Ubong was said to have entered into the beach to swim. But after some minutes, he did not surface from the water . His brother,Francis, who attempted to save him by also diving into the beach, drowned as well. There was…

Patience Jonathan claims ownership of frozen $31.4m

Former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has claimed that the $31.4 million involved in an alleged fraud case where the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had issued a No Debit/Freezing Order belongs to her. Counsel to the first defendant in charge, Mr. Gboyega Oduwole informed the Federal High Court in Lagos that Mrs. Jonathan had filed a fundamental application against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), claiming ownership of the money. Mrs. Jonathan, in the application filed on September 6, 2016, with file number FHC/L/C5/1233/16, is asking the court to make an order for the enforcement of her…