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What I will do to EFCC Chairman, Magu for accusing me of embezzling over N500m – Governor Yari

Abdulaziz-Abubakar-Yari

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has threatened to report the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to the Federal Government for intimidating governors, “for no just cause.” Yari made the disclosure against the backdrop of allegations by the EFCC that he allegedly used N500m from the Paris refund loan to offset his personal loan obtained ...

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Federal High Court Refuses To Stop INEC On Melaye’s Recall

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Embattled Senator Dino Melaye failed on Thursday in his bid to stop the ongoing recall process by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Justice John Tsoho in an ex-parte ruling rejected Melaye’s motion for a temporary injunction restraining INEC from proceeding with the recall process until the determination of suit challenging his recall. Instead, the judge ordered parties in the ...

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Presidency Did Not Disown Osinbajo – AGF

Attorney-General-of-the-Federation-and-Minister-of-Justice-Abubakar-Malami

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has clarified reports that he disowned acting president Yemi Osinbajo over his statement that the Senate has no powers to confirm some nominees appointed by the presidency. Malami in a statement said the president, and in this case, ...

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Nnamdi Kanu Threatens To Kill Obasanjo And Household

Nnamdi Kanu and Obasanjo

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has threatened to wipe out former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his household should he (Kanu) be killed. Addressing elders and chieftains at his residence in Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State on Thursday, Kanu said his organization would kill Obasanjo if he attempts to harm him. Kanu’s threat came after former ...

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Magu Endorsement: Osinbajo Is On His Own, AGF Malami Says

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The endorsement by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo of the continuous stay of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman was not a collective decision, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said on Wednesday. Addressing journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday, Mr. Malami said the Federal Executive Council never discussed the continued stay and possible re-nomination of Ibrahim Magu ...

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Obasanjo: Stop Nnamdi Kanu Now Or Face Another Civil War

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that Nigerians must do everything possible to stop the agitation for Biafra led by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Speaking at the launch of the biography of late Brigadier Zakariya Maimalari on Tuesday, Obasanjo warned that failure to do so could lead to a repeat of the 1966 coup ...

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Reps Summon Ex-President Jonathan Over Malabu Oil Deal

Goodluck-Jonathan

Goodluck Jonathan, former President of Nigeria The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on OPL 245 is set to invite former President Goodluck Jonathan to testify in the ongoing investigation over the Malabu Oil deal. The committee noted however that it had conducted an extensive investigation into the OPL 245 saga and that it was drawing to a close. It then ...

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Court Orders Buhari, Osinbajo To Tell Nigerians Names Of Suspected Looters

Buhari-Osinbajo

L-R: Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the Federal Government to immediately release to Nigerians information about the names of high ranking public officials from whom public funds were recovered and the circumstances under which funds were recovered, as well as the exact amount of funds recovered ...

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“VAIDS IS AIMED AT CORRECTING NIGERIA’S POOR TAX TO GDP RATIO” – Finance Minister

Finance Minister, Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has explained that the newly launched Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) is a credible platform put in place for defaulting Nigerian taxpayers to work out a flexible way to pay their outstanding tax liabilities due from them relating to the last six relevant tax years, regularize their tax transactions and obtain ...

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