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Buhari Orders Investigation into $50M, Suspends SGF, Babachir Lawal, NIA DG

Babachir Lawal President Muhammadu Buhari has caved in to pressure from the Nigerian Senate to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal. This is contained in a statement issued by the Presidential spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina on Wednesday. Recall that the Senate recently found Lawal guilty of complicity in the…

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National Intelligence Agency Claims Ownership of the $50M as Nnamdi-Ogbue Denies

Ambassador Ayodele Oke The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is claiming ownership of the $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23, 218,000 seized Wednesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from a flat in Osborne Towers, in Ikoyi, Lagos belongs to its agency. The NIA is the government security agency tasked with overseeing foreign intelligence and counterintelligence operations…

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