Tag Archives: Investigation

Femi Gbajabiamila: DSS Begins Probe Into Shooting Of Abuja Vendor, Arrests Security Detail

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has given an update on an Abuja newspaper vendor, Ifeanyi Okereke, who died after being hit by a stray bullet from one of the security operatives from his envoy. According to him, the DSS detail, Abdullahi M. Hassan, has been handed to the Department of State Security (DSS) for…

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Lekki Shooting: Investigation By CNN Show Soldiers Directly Attacking #EndSARS Protesters

An independent CNN investigation has shed a new light on the violent military clampdown on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos state. On October 20, Nigeria drew global attention when armed soldiers stormed the popular Lekki toll plaza where anti-police brutality protesters gathered peacefully and fired gunshots. Shortly after the incident, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a press…

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Petition To Probe Tinubu Receives Over 16,000 Signatures

The internet is less than pleased about All Progressives Congress leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu yet again as a petition on Change.Org demanded him to be investigated has garnered over 16,000 signatures. Titled, ‘Calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate Bola Tinubu for contravening the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act of 2011, by having bullion vans ferry alleged large…

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NDDC Probe: EFCC Reportedly Launches Investigation Into Akpabio, Pondei

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly launched an investigation into the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei over the allegations of financial recklessness in the commission. The EFCC revealed the latest update in an invitation letter addressed to activist Deji Adeyanju-led…

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Wow! Kiki Mordi Scores Emmy Nomination For Her “BBC Africa Eye: Sex For Grades” Documentary

Nigerian investigative journalist, Kiki Mordi has just landed her first Emmy nomination. The 29-year-old facilitated the investigation which exposed the ills happening in many West African universities when she went undercover to a number of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Ghana. The result, which was a documentary “BBC Africa Eye: Sex For Grades” started a cultural revolution,…

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Trial Of Late Pilot, Tolulope Arotile’s Case To Be Handled By The Police

The trial of classmates of celebrated late, Tolulope Arotile who reportedly knocked her down with a vehicle that eventually led her death has been handed over to the Police, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) affirms. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, announced the development while briefing the public on the…

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#NDDCProbe: Acting MD, Kemebradikumo Pondei Faints During Public Hearing

On Monday July 20, acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NNDC), Prof Daniel Kenebradikumo Pondei fainted during an onging probe of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) by the House of Representatives Committee over illegal spending and mismanagement of funds. The NDDC boss collapsed where he was seated after the members of the House Committee on…

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Sister Of Late Celebrated Pilot, Tolulope Arotile Demands Probe Into Her Death

Damilola Adegboye, immediate elder sister of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has called for a thorough investigation into her death which resulted from a purported “accident”. The Nigeria Air Force had released a statement saying Tolulope died when she was inadvertently hit by the reversing vehicle of an excited former Air Force Secondary School…

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JUST IN: Ibrahim Magu Reportedly Suspended As EFCC’s Acting Chairman

The Presidency has suspended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, BBC Hausa reports. Magu made headlines on Monday July 6 after being invited to the Force Criminal Investigation Department Headquarters in Area 10, Garki, Abuja for a Presidential Panel investigation, chaired by a former President of the Court of…

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We Will Unravel More Suspects Linked To The FBI Fraud Case – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that more suspects will be uncovered as investigation into the 80 Nigerians recently indicted for internet-related crimes by the US Federal Bureau of Investigations continues. Mr Friday Elebo, the Ibadan Zonal Head of EFCC, told newsmen on Wednesday in Ibadan that the commission had commenced investigations on…

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