Leave Niger Delta before October 1, agitators tell northerners, Yorubas

By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA- A coalition of Niger Delta agitators on Thursday handed down an ultimatum to Northerners and Yoruba from south west zone resident in the region to vacate before October 1. The coalition also said that it is set to resume the bombings of major oil and gas installation in the coastal region. […]

Court Orders Nigerian Govt to Publish Names of Treasury Looters; We’re ready to abide– AGF

By Niyi Adeyi LAGOS, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the Federal Government (FG) to publish the names of high ranking public officials from whom public funds were recovered as well as the circumstances under which the looted funds were recovered. The Wednesday’s ruling by Justice Hadiza Rabiu […]

Biafran referendum not possible – Okoi Obla

1st July 2017 The demand for a referendum on a separate state of Biafra is a constitutional impossibility. The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla disclosed this in reaction to the call for a referendum by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra(IPOB). In this interview with WILLY EYA, he described […]

FG appeals, says Saraki’s acquittal unreasonable

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EFCC traces multi-billion naira home in Abuja to Patience Jonathan

Another multi-billion naira property has been traced to a former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is to mark the property as “being under investigation” and may place it under Interim Asset Forfeiture, The Nation learnt yesterday. The relationship between Mrs. Jonathan and two companies was being probed by detectives as […]

’55 top govt officials, businessmen stole N1.4 trn under OBJ, Yar’Adua, Jonathan’

Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The massive looting of public funds during the administrations of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan came to the fore, Monday, as top government officials and businessmen were said to have illicitly enriched themselves with public funds, amounting to over N1.35 trillion. The chairman of the Presidential […]

Nothing must happen to Fani-Kayode, South/Middle Belt group replies North

Youths under the aegis of Southern and Middle Belt Allied Youths (SAMBAY) have replied their northern counterparts over the alleged threat the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) issued against a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, warning that nothing must happen to the Ex-Minister. A statement jointly signed by Fidelis Ujah (Middle Belt), Onyema Ukachukwu (South […]

Breaking: Ex-NNPC GMD, Yakubu loses bid to retrieve forfeited $9.8m

Moves by former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Andrew Yakubu, to recover his $9.8m seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has hit the rock. The Federal High Court in Kano refused to grant the ex GMD’s application for overturn the interim order of forfeiture given to the EFCC […]

Suspended NIA boss’ wife bought Ikoyi flat with $1.6m cash, says EFCC

By Ramon Oladimeji The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday named Mrs. Folashade Oke as the owner of Flat 7B, No. 13, Osborne Road, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23, 218,000 were recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Mrs. Oke is the wife of the […]

Breaking: Lamido in Dutse to face trial

By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO – Detained former Governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule Lamido has been taken to Dutse, the Jigawa state capital to face trial over indecent utterances. The Nigeria police zone 1 had took into custody former Foreign Affairs Minister, Alhaji Sule Lamido last Saturday following petition by Jigawa state Government. Security sources at […]

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