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Update: Buhari, Other African Leaders Arrive Gambia


Banjul, Gambia, to meet with President Yahya Jammeh, who lost the presidential election penultimate week. The information is in a statement in Abuja by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president. Adesina stated that the Nigerian leader, who arrived the Gambia with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, the current Chairperson of the Authority of ...

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Court Grants N50 million Bail to Justice Ademola, Wife

Justice Ademola and his wife in the court

An Abuja High Court on Tuesday granted bail to justice Adeniyi Ademola and wife, Olabowale, in the sum of N50 million each and adjourned trial into their matter until Jan. 18. The two were arraigned by Federal Government on 11-count of criminal conspiracy to receive gratification in various ways, contrary to Section 8(1)(a) of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other ...

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Alleged N170m FIRS Contract Fraud: Businessman Cries Out To IGP; Wants Arase Probed For Criminal Conspiracy


An Ibadan-based ICT firm proprietor, Joseph Benjamin, currently facing trial on the orders of the immediate past Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, for alleged “false petitioning”, has cried out to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, urging him to investigate his predecessor in office for  “criminal conspiracy” in his current travails. Mr. Benjamin, who is the managing director/chief executive ...

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Justice Ademola, Wife Arraigned For Corruption

Justice Ademola

Alleged corrupt judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and his wife, Olubowale, were on Tuesday arraigned before the Federal High Court Abuja for corruption by the Federal Government. They were accused of collecting huge sums of money as gratification to impede the cause of justice by the Department of State Service (DSS). They are facing a 15-count charge of alleged fraud and ...

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FG Has An Economic Blueprint, And It Is Being Followed To the Letter-Adesina


Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, was recently a guest of Radio Continental,Lagos, where he responded to some germane national issues. Excerpts: Why has the Federal Government decided to shut out the private sector from economic recovery plans? I won’t agree with you that the private sector was shut out. If you look ...

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How Illegality Thrives at Police Training School In Lagos


An investigation by SaharaReporters has uncovered extensive illicit programs and financial deals at the Police Training School (PTS) in Ikeja, Lagos. Overseen by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Kayode Egbetokun, the commandant of the PTS, the training school engages in improperly documented activities that bring a financial windfall to a few officers. Mandated to train civilians as complementary law enforcement ...

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Looters Cause Recession –Banker


A banker, Mr Sesi Adebiyi, on Thursday said Nigeria’s economic condition was a consequence of the activities of keeping money meant to be in circulation at home by the looter. Adebiyi, who is also the General Secretary, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Oyo State Branch, disclosed this in an interview in Ibadan. He said that most money kept ...

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40 Reps, 5 Senators Parade O’ Level Certificates


A peek into the qualification details of the members of the National Assembly by Daily Trust on Sunday reveals that a staggering number of the parliamentarians got elected with Ordinary Level certificates during the 2015 general elections, a development that leaves doubts on the capacity and quality of legislation in the 8th National Assembly. A total of 45 federal lawmakers ...

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Yes! There Is Corruption In EFCC -Magu

EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Friday said there is corruption in every institution, including the EFCC. Speaking in Abuja when he paid a visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, he called for inter-agency collaboration to make the fight against corruption in the country succeed. According to Magu, “there is ...

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Obla, Ofili-Ajumogobia Docked For Corruption

Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Godwin Obla, were on Monday arraigned at an Ikeja High Court over alleged corruption. Ofili-Ajumogobia, also a serving judge of the Federal High Court, Lagos, and Obla, are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Obla is also a serving prosecutor for the EFCC. The duo ...

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