According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission failed at the Federal High Court, Abuja in its bid to stop the court from granting bails to an aide of the former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Mohammad Sambo Dasuki, and security consultants who were accused of corruption by the Federal Government.
The EFCC lawyer, Ofem Uket, had made frantic moves to stop Justice Gabriel Kolawole from admitting the defendants to bail on the ground that they would escape justice by […]
Delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has sacked his Senior Special Assistant on Protocol, Mr. Temple Mudi, for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, of N250,000.
The Speaker, it was gathered in Government House, Asaba, yesterday was allegedly defrauded by Okowa’s sacked aide when he visited the Big Heart state for a public function.
Temple was said to have privately approached the Speaker and told him that ‘one of his convoy vehicles hit his Hilux van when […]
Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode’s media aide, Jude Ndukwe said yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) lied about Bishop Matthew Kukah’s visit to his boss, Dr. Reuben Abati, ex-presidential media aide and former minister of state for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.
In a statement, yesterday,
Ndukwe said though Kukah visited the trio of Fani-Kayode, Abati and Obanikoro, he did not speak about their cheerfulness and accused Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the anti-graft agency, of trying to make a “caricature of […]
A former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode slumped in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday, his spokesperson, Jude Ndukwe, has said.
Ndukwe said in the statement on Monday that Fani-Kayode’s family and his lawyers had raised concerns about his health when he was re-arrested by the anti-graft agency on Friday, but their concerns were ignored.
The statment read in part, “We made known our fears that Fani-Kayode’s life was in dire danger as long as he remained […]
According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) once again lived up to its billing of being used by the current administration for the sinister purposes of silencing the opposition under the guise of fighting corruption.
As expected and as earlier stated in his press statement, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode had already raised the alarm that he was going to be rearrested by the EFCC as the organisation whose operations have become easily predictable have graduated from being an investigative […]
Senate president Senator Bukola Saraki has been vindicated by the recent comments made by President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife that the government has been hijacked from her husband, said an aide to the senate president.
Mrs Aisha Buhari had suggested in an interview with BBC’s Naziru Mikailu that the rein of the government might have been hijacked from her husband in spite of famously declaring that he belonged to nobody during his inauguration.
“The president does not know 45 out of 50, for […]
The appointment of a close ally of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the APC, Mr. Bola Ilori as the Director-General of the Campaign Organisation of the governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy, AD, Chief Olusola Oke has generated a fresh crisis in the APC.
This is coming in the wake of claims that APC members suspected of being sympathetic to Oke may be axed for anti-party activities.
This is coming even as the dust that the controversial governorship primaries […]
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has appointed a Special Adviser on Street and Traffic Lights.
He is Daye Graham-Douglas.
His appointment follows the installation of traffic and street lights recently along major roads in the city of Port Harcourt and Obio-Akpor Local government areas of the state.
The appointment is contained in a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Media who noted that the appointment takes immediate
Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, has advised self-professed human rights.
activist and lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) to desist from his unwarranted utterances against Governor Ayodele Fayose, saying; “it is obvious that Falana is driving himself sick because of his personal hatred for Governor Fayose and if care is not taking, his state of mind concerning the governor may graduate from psychology to psychosis one day.”
Olayinka, who was reacting to comment made […]
Doctors have advised that Mrs. Nkechi Chukwurah, the Chairman of Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State, may require a long bed rest, to recover from the critical injury she suffered after surviving gun shot from one of his security aides.
Chukwurahh missed death by the whiskers Sunday, June 12, 2016, after a thanksgiving service in Asaba when the policeman at the front seat turned and shot at her at close range inside the car.
The medical doctors at the hospital […]
Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has said his role as a witness in the case involving the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, for allegedly forging the Senate Standing Rules, has to do with his membership of the 7th Senate and as one of the conveners of the Unity Forum that called the police attention to the matter.
Ojudu, who represented the Ekiti Central Senatorial District between 2011-2015, said his involvement in […]