Fresh concerns over loans burden from China

Fresh concerns over loans burden from China President Muhammadu Buahari and President Xi Jinping • China’s secrecy clause to loans poses problems, says study • Exposure to EXIM Bank increased by over 2000% in eight years • Lawyers defend legislative scrutiny, sovereign immunity clause As Nigeria and China this year mark their golden jubilee of […]

EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha, former Imo governor

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, told Daily Sun that former governor of Imo State and a serving senator, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested. Spokesman of the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed  that the former governor was picked up in Abuja yesterday. He said he was still with the Commision […]

Kidnapping: Saraki urges global collaboration

Former President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has advised Nigeria to find solution to kidnapping through collaborate with countries that had successfully tackled the menace. He urged the country to learn from these successful countries’ experiences and measures adopted in addressing it. Saraki gave the advice on Friday during a webinar on the maiden edition […]

No transparency? Army spokesman removes journalist from WhatsApp group after asking how N2.6 trn was spent

Nigerian Army has removed the Abuja Bureau Chief of News Central TV Amadin Uyi from a WhatsApp group after the journalist asked questions about military spending. News Central TV said Uyi was removed from the Department of Army Public Relations (DAPR) Whatsapp platform, which is “operated by the DAPR Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, assisted by […]

Chinese Loan: Selfish lawmakers have put Nigeria in jeopardy, we have borrowed $2.6bn from China for Lagos-Ibadan rail –Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, says the decision by the House of Representatives to go public on the Sovereignty Immunity Clause in the Chinese loan has delayed the approval for the $5.3bn Ibadan-Kano standard gauge project. Daily Trust reports that the House of Representatives and Amaechi were at daggers drawn last year over the […]

Two Nigerian Police officers reject N1m bribe, storm warehouse, seize expired products – rewarded with N1 million each

…As commissioner of Police extols them for rejecting bribe The Commissioner of Police in Kano State, Mr Sama’ila Shu’aibu-Dikko has extolled two officers of the command, Insp Garba Saleh-Rabo and Jamilu Alkassim for rejecting a N1 million bribe. Shu’ibu-Dikko made the commendation in a statement in Kano on Friday. The duo, attached to the Kano […]

‘We’re coming for you,’ COAS Attahiru sends message to Igboho, Dokubo

By Isaiah Eka The army will soon move against separatist agitators such as Sunday Igboho and Asari Dokubo, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. -Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru said on Monday. Attahiru’s warning was delivered in Uyo at the first Commanding Officers’ Workshop 2021. Igboho recently unilaterally declared that the South west part of the country […]

Group, Biafra Nations League (BNL), claims Bakassi Peninsula, hoist Biafran flags

By Olufunmilola Olukomaiya The Biafra Nations League (BNL) in the Bakassi Peninsula, is threatening to unleash mayhem on any security agency prepared to stop its operations in the region. According to the group, they have taken over the creeks and bushes of the region to hoist the Biafran flags in all parts of Bakassi Peninsula […]

Falana reveals how FG allegedly frustrated James Ibori’s trial in UK

L-R: Ibori; Falana Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Femi Falana says the Federal Government earlier frustrated the trial of former Governor, James Ibori, in the United Kingdom. On Sunday, the rights advocate alleged that the Nigerian Government through its Attorney-General of the Federation, Michael Aondoakaa, challenged the investigation of Ibori in the United Kingdom in […]

INSECURITY: Yoruba group warns S-West govs over planned terrorists’ attack on schools

…We’ve enough measures in place -Akeredolu …Wakili: OPC faults ex-minister over claim …Says Wakili’s son escaped using cows as cover By Dayo Johnson, Dapo Akinrefon & Ola Ajayi A group, under the aegis of Apapo Oodua Koya, yesterday, advised governors of Ogun, Oyo and Ondo states to put measures in place to stop terrorists allegedly […]

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