Tag Archives: Probe

#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Force Files Federal Suit To Stop Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality and human rights abuses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police tactical units. The NPF, through…

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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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#EndSARS: South-West Ministers Want Military To Be Probed Over Lekki Shooting

Ministers from the South-West region of the country have demanded for a thorough investigation of the Lekki toll gate shooting reportedly carried out by the Nigerian army. Recall that the #EndSARS demonstrations across the country turned violent on Tuesday October 20 after soldiers opened fire on peaceful anti-police brutality protesters, who had converged at the Lekki toll booth…

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#EndSARS: Kaduna Governor El-Rufai Approves Panel Of Inquiry Into Police Violence

Kaduna Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai has constituted a judicial panel to probe acts involving police brutality in the state amid ongoing protests calling for an end to extra-judicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. El-Rufai announced this on Friday in a public statement which he shared on Twitter. According to him, the commission of inquiry will be…

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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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Akpabio Says Lawmakers Are Awarded Most Of NDDC Contracts

On Monday July 20, The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, accused National Assembly members of being awarded most contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The Minister made the claims during the ongoing public hearing held by members of the House of Representatives committee on NDDC’s financial misappropriation. Akpabio had been invited by the lawmakers…

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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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EFCC’s Director Of Operations, Mohammed Umar Resumes As ‘Acting Chairman’

Mohammed Umar, the Director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been reportedly appointed to oversee the operations of the anti-graft agency as Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, remains suspended. Recall that Magu was on Monday summoned to the Presidential Villa in the Asokoro area of the Federal Capital Territory where he’s been drilled…

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