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OPL 245: Former Minister Adoke Dismisses EFCC Suit Against Him

Mohammed Bello

Nigeria’s immediate past Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has dismissed his forthcoming prosecution by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, saying he is unable to rationalize the charge of aiding the money laundering offences preferred against him. The former frontliner in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, who is reported to be hiding away from the long arms ...

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Pictures: Ibori Released From UK Prison

Ibori after his release from prison

Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori has been released from UK jail where he was sentenced for 13 years for corruption. He was released after serving half of his term in prison after agreeing to be deported to Nigeria. Here are the first pictures of the former governor after his release from prison, courtesy Vanguard newspapers. Share ...

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Corporate Affairs Commission Official Murdered Over $1.092b Malabu Oil Deal


The probe into the controversial $1.092 billion Malabu oil deal led to the murder of an official of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), it emerged yesterday. The agency’s head of Compliance, Justin Ndia, said Abubakar Umar, who was in charge of the Malabu brief, was “brutally murdered.” Ndia spoke when he appeared before the Hon. Razak Atunwa-headed House of Representatives ...

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Police to Investigate Gov. Wike Over Alleged Audio Comments

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

INEC The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris has set up a panel to investigate and analyse an alleged audio comments by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers on the legislative re-run elections in Rivers. Sahara Reporters, an online medium recently released an audio report purportedly to be the voice of Wike pertaining to the Rivers elections. In a statement issued ...

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PMB at 74: Peace Shuttle In Birthday Week -FEMI ADESINA


What a helluva week for a man who turns 74 today. In one day, in his birthday week, he flew from Abuja to Monrovia, from there to Freetown, and then to Banjul, in The Gambia. He held meetings lasting many hours, then flew to Freetown, again to Monrovia, and then returned to Abuja by 3.20 a.m. In the afternoon of ...

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Ambode Removes Ademola As HOS, Appoints Acting Head

Embattled Mrs Olabowale Ademola

fraud Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has tactically eased out the current Head of Service, HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola who is enmesh in alleged bribery scandal with her husband, Justice Adeniji Ademola. The governor has appointed Mrs Folashade Sidikatu Adesoye as acting HOS. PM News gathered that the decision was taken because the image of the Lagos State Government is ...

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FG Canvasses Support For Anti-Graft War

Dr. Kayode Fayemi

Minister of Solid Minerals and Chairman of Inter Agency Task Team, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has called on Nigerians to key into the anti-corruption crusade of the Muhammadu Buhari administration in order to achieve meaningful and sustainable development in the country. He made the appeal Friday, December 9, 2016 in an address at a seminar to commemorate the International Anti-Corruption Day ...

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How Dokpesi Got N2.1bn For Campaign, ONSA Director, Abdulmalik, Narrates


Shuaibu Salisu Abdulmalik, a prosecution witness in the trial of Chief Raymond Dokpesi on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, told Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, that Dokpesi’s company account, Daar Communications Plc, was paid N2.1billion as a media campaign fund on the instruction of Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), insisting that the ...

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Court Adjourns Dariye’s Trial To Jan 18


Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu, Abuja, has adjourned till January 18 and 19, 2017 for further proceedings in the trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye. Dariye is facing a 23-count charge bordering on money laundering and diversion of funds, to the tune of N1.2billion. The criminal matter, which had ...

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