Exactly three months after they declined to confirm Ibrahim Magu as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Senate yesterday affirmed their December 15, last year’s position on the EFCC’s acting chairman. The Red Chamber relied on three-paragraph memo from the Department of State
THE Federal Government is set to allow helicopters fly to Abuja as repair works are on-going at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. With the closure of the airport for six weeks, Kaduna International Airport is expected to serve aircraft flights heading to Abuja. Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika, while speaking with State House
THE Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday heard that the N450 million allegedly received by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Mohammed Dele Belgore and former Minister of National Planning Prof. Abubakar Suleiman was brought to the bank from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in a bullion van. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned former Attorney General of the federation and Minister of Justice Mohammed Adoke to stop mentioning his name in the Malabu Oil deal. According to Premium Times, Obasanjo described the award of OPL 245 oil field licence as the “height of corruption,” which he could not have endorsed.
The Ogun State House of Assembly is to summon the State Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), to appear before it over increasing reckless killing by NCS operatives. This followed last Wednesday’s killing of a member of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Saubana Koleoso, by Customs operatives. Koleoso was conveying
Who owns the N49 million “crispy notes of N200 and N50 denominations” abandoned at the Kaduna International Airport? This is the puzzle the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is trying to resolve. The EFCC found the cash on Monday night, packed in sacks. A man believed to be the owner ran away before EFCC operatives could
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari is fully fit to perform his functions. The President, who returned home on Friday after 49 days medical vacation in the United Kingdom, was at his desk yesterday. The Vice President told reporters after briefing President Buhari: “He is very well. We just had a very long