Category Archives: Breaking

Witness Implicates Metuh In Fresh $2m Mess, Says He Bought Property At Banana Island

  Another witness, a detective at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Junaid Sa’aid, yesterday testified against the embattled Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, to the effect that the politician might have collected an additional $2 million from the office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) when Col.…

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British Foreign Affairs Minister Visits Nigeria, Discusses £6.7m Humanitarian Aid

 Baroness Anelay  The British Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Baroness Anelay, arrived Nigeria on Tuesday, 9th February to discuss ways of addressing the problems of sexual violence arising in the fight against insurgency and other sundry issues. A statement by Joe Abuku, Press Officer, British High Commission in Abuja, said that the United Kingdom…

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EFCC To Probe Okonjo-Iweala, Diezani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC is set to begin the probe of the nation’s oil and gas industry as part of the current anti-corruption war of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The roles of some principal officers in the former President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration, including the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani…

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EFCC Detains Badeh, Gets Order To Hold Amosu In Connection With Arms Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.), in connection with his alleged role in the $2.1bn arms purchase scam. The former defence chief had visited the commission on Thursday last week but was asked to report to the agency’s office…

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Dasuki Loses Bid To Quash Charges, To Face Trial

An Abuja High Court sitting before Justice Husseini Baba-Yusuf has denied the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, the bid to regain his freedom and have the charges preferred against him quashed, affirming that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or Department Of State Services (DSS) never flouted court order on bail…

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Lucas Pohamba, Lord Richards To Speak At Murtala Muhammed 40th Remembrance Anniversary

His Excellency, Hifikepunye, the Former President of Namibia who was the winner of 2015 Mo Ibrahim leadership prize and Lord David Richards, Former Chief of Defence, United Kingdom are among the top keynote speakers expected at the commemorative conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the demise in office of General Murtala Ramat Muhammed, Head…

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