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Ali Ndume Removed As Senate Majority Leader

Ali Ndume was removed from his position as Majority Leader of the Senate

The All Progressives Congress members of the Senate have removed Ali Ndume as their leader. The development was conveyed by Senate President Bukola Saraki who read a letter he claimed was sent to him by the caucus. The caucus elected to replace Mr. Ndume with Ahmed Lawan, the letter read by Mr. Saraki said. Addressing journalists after the Senate’s plenary, ...

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Update: FG Needs To Remove More Incompetent Directors In Aviation Sector -Union Leader

Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Following Monday’s firing of agency heads in the aviation sector, the leader of the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) on Tuesday called on the federal government to remove Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Director-General Muhtar Usman in continuation of its sanitization efforts. Speaking with our correspondent at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, the NUATE Secretary-General, ...

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How I Paid Money Into Ajumogobia’s Accounts – Witness

Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia in court

The trial of Justice Rita Ngozi Ofili-Ajumogobia and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla, continued today, 9 January, 2017 before Justice O.H Oshodi of Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja with the accused seeking adjournment. In separate applications, counsel to the first defendant, O. Akoni, SAN, and counsel to the second defendant, Ifedayo Adedipe, SAN, asked the ...

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Court Orders Forfeiture of $153,310,000 Belonging to Alison -Maduekwe

Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Petroleum Minister

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos Southwest Nigeria on Friday ordered temporary forfeiture of the sum of $153,310,000, which a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Maduekwe, allegedly stole from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and stashed in three banks in Nigeria, to government. Out of the allegedly stolen $153.3m, a sum of N23,446,300,000 was kept in ...

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EFCC Gathers Fresh Evidence Against Patience Jonathan’s Cousin

Ex First Lady Patience Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has discovered new evidence against Esther Oba, a cousin of former First Lady Patience Jonathan. The anti-graft agency began investigating Ms. Oba after revealing that she was the one of the owners of Mrs. Jonathan’s N9b bank accounts. “After we froze Patience Jonathan’s accounts a few months ago, we continued to investigate the ...

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Magu Not Sacked As EFCC Boss—Says Attorney General Malami


Reports carried by several newspapers and blogs claiming President Muhammadu Buhari had sacked Ibrahim Magu as the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was untrue. In a conversation with Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, he denied claims by various publications that he had directed Mr. Magu to hand over the affairs of the anti-corruption ...

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Magu, Babachir Receive Queries From Attorney-General


Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), Attorney-General and Minister of Justice. The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has queried David Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) and Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged involvement in corrupt practices President Muhammadu Buhari had directed the ...

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Malabu $1.1b Scandal: Ex-Nigerian Oil Minister, 12 Others Set For Trial In Italy


A week after he was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja, Italian authorities have indicated their intention to file criminal charges against a former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, for his involvement in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal. The prosecutors filed the notice in a Milan court last week, PREMIUM TIMES can report. The EFCC slammed ...

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