The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has reportedly arrested Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade’s brother, Francis Ayade in connection with a N2.4bn alleged contract fraud.
Mr. Francis Ayade is the Managing Director of Leophina Nigeria Limited and Hally Brown International Limited.
According to National Mirror, impeccable sources from the anti-graft body, told their correspondent in Abuja that the young Ayade was picked up in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Tuesday by operatives
of the commission investigating the alleged scam.
According to sources, the suspect is being quizzed over his involvement in the alleged shady deals relating to the diversion of public funds into his companies’ accounts.
“Four different allocations from the Federation Accounts were alleged to have been diverted into Hally Brown International Limited’s account owned by him,” one of the sources said.
Investigations by a team of the commission’s operatives assigned to the case revealed that Hally Brown International Limited was awarded a road construction contract of about N2.4bn in 2011.
In order for the firm to execute the contract, Ayade was said to have allegedly taken a loan of N350m from First Bank Plc. on behalf of Cross River Rural Access and Mobility Project. The loan was, however, allegedly diverted.
Apart from that, the suspect is also said to have been fingered in alleged suspicious transaction involving Obudu Micro Finance Bank, among other allegations.
He has been offered administrative bail but still in the custody of the EFCC until he fulfills the bail conditions.
EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest and detention of the governor’s brother.
He also confirmed the status of the bail conditions, but could not tell whether the suspect had perfected his bail conditions.
“All I can confirm to you is that the suspect was arrested by operatives of the EFCC in Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers State.
“I am aware he has been granted administrative bail, but I am not sure if he has been able to meet the bail conditions as at Wednesday evening,” he said.
“Absolutely Clueless And Easily The Worst Manager I Played Under” — Mikel Obi Blasts Sunday Oliseh; Blames Him For Vincent Enyeama’s Early Retirement
He said’ “I remember the first day he came into the camp. Then we reported to the camp for International duties, then he came straight at me and Vincent Enyeama, the goalkeeper, who also was very powerful back then.”
“He came straight at us and Elderson Echiejile, and he said a few things. He said he heard there was a lot of player power with us.
“Then Enyeama was like, ‘What’s wrong with you? Where are you getting all of these from? We are a nice group, and you just come in, and the first thing is to attack us?
“He was like ‘I heard about you guys.’ And then Enyeama stood up and told him he couldn’t say that because we had been here for so many years. They started arguing, and literally, they were going to have a fight.
“He took Enyeama out of the team, and he came at us saying he was going to take us out of the team. He said he was going to take us out of the team; he said he was going to make sure we didn’t play anymore.”
“Enyeama could not take it, and despite my pleas, he left the camp angrily and never came back.”
“He (Oliseh) had absolutely no clue of how a manager is. He was a fantastic guy in his playing days, but as a coach, he was very terrible. He had no clue what he was doing.
“The players never understood anything he was doing, and he did not know what he was doing. He was just confused because he just came in and destroyed the team’s togetherness.
“His excuse when he got fired was that the people and FA did voodoo on him not to succeed. He was easily the worst manager I played under.
“He was so bitter with everybody, jealous with everybody, and had no respect for speaking to anybody, whether the physio or anybody,” he added.
“She Took Care Of My Son When I Left To UK To Give Birth To My Twins” — Kindhearted Nigerian Woman Rewards Her Housemaid With Canada Sponsorship
A Nigerian lady identified as Lioness Eze wrote: “Miracle is her name
She was a maid to me.
She’s here in Canada to do her first degree in IT innovation ( I’m her full sponsor). She’s 20
She took care of my son when I left to UK to put to bed to my twins. My son never for one day felt I wasn’t around him.
Each time my son asks of where the dad is, she’s always there for him to make sure no vacuum at all
When we relocated to Canada, I started pursuing her greener pastures.
I applied for her degree program into same university as mine in Ontario. She got the admission, I started applying for her visa, she was denied first time. But she was granted visa the second time and was given 3 years visa to study in Canada.
She has arrived😁😁 pictures bellow
She even traveled with us to UK for summer 😁
Isn’t her name speaking for her?(Miracle)
NB : she calls me mommy, ( her biological mother is late) she’s my older daughter now, anywhere U see her, tap her back and tell her she’s really a miracle to her generation
GRACE GOD has given me which is unique from others is, you can’t be around me and remain same. If you are around me and your life never changes, it means you need to change ur attitude.”
I’m still single and searching – 70-year-old virgin Cries
An elderly woman has lamented being single and still searching because she rejected many men in the name of sacrificing her life to give her siblings a good education before getting married.
“The reason I am still single is that I haven’t found the right man for me. But when I was still a young girl, several men were chasing after me. I dated several, but I refused to get married before my siblings graduated because I was the one who was taking care of them. Men would approach me for marriage and I would tell them no because I wanted to educate my siblings first, then marry later,” she said.
“If I get a husband, I would get married. I’m ready to be a wife and move in together with my husband,” Alphonsine said.
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