• Money Laundering: Patience Jonathan denies link with companies that pleaded guilty

    Money Laundering: Patience Jonathan denies link with companies that pleaded guilty

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Patience, Thursday denied allegations that her accounts were used to launder huge sums.

    In a statement by her media aide, Yemi Akinbode, Mrs Jonathan said she was constrained to respond to “tissues of lies being churned out” by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    The statement said: “That Mrs. Patience Ibifaka Jonathan is laying claim to ownership of a whopping sum of $31.7 million dollars fund recovered by EFCC is a complete fallacy. Mrs. Jonathan does […]

  • Modu Sheriff denies link with Boko Haram

    Modu Sheriff denies link with Boko Haram

    Factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party and former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff has dismissed the allegation that he is the sponsor of Boko Haram terrorist organisation as “rubbish” saying that he is one of the biggest victims of the organization.

    Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Borno state, Hon Kaka Shehu Lawan accused Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff of being responsible for the growth of the dreaded Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, saying he should be arrested and prosecuted.

    He […]

  • Senator Akpabio denies link with Niger Delta Avengers

    Senator Akpabio denies link with Niger Delta Avengers

    The Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has denied being the sponsor of the militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers or any other militant group for that matter.

     

    A recent online publication had alleged that a splinter group, the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, had claimed Senator Akpabio and other eminent Nigerians were the sponsors of the group.

    But a release signed by the Special Assistant on Media to the Senate Minority Leader, Mr Anietie Ekong, described the publication as “baseless, reckless and […]