This week it
was revealed that money laundered by the former head of state of Nigeria, Sani
Abacha, had been seized by from a bank in New Jersey by a British court. The
money was reported to be worth £211,000,000 and will be held by the government
until authorities in Jersey, the US, and Nigeria reach a conclusion on how it
should be distributed.
As the race
for the seat of Senate Presidency continues, one of the candidates, Senator
Danjuma Goje, announced that he had stepped down from his race. In a meeting
with the President, the Senator stated his reasons for stepping down and
endorsed Senator Ahmed Lawal (APC Yobe).
Suspended By The NBC Indefinitely
On Thursday, June 6, 2019, the Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), Modibbo Kawu, announced that the body had suspended the license of DAAR Communications PLC indefinitely. According to Kawu, the suspension came into effect after reports and complaints flooded in from concerned Nigerians about the broadcast contents of DAAR Communications Plc’s AIT/Raypower.