• We don’t need mercenaries to fight Boko Haram – DHQ

    We don’t need mercenaries to fight Boko Haram – DHQ

    According to reports, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has described Wednesday 9 November 2016 edition of Thisday Newspaper claiming that foreign mercenaries would be used to fight Boko Haram as not only mischievous and unfounded but lacks merit and far from the truth.

    The DHQ, in a statement by Rabe Abubakar, Brigadier General and Acting Director Defence Information, stated that the Nigerian Armed Forces has the capacity and capability to clear the remnants of the terrorists from our land and that is […]

  • N13.31bn scandal: We didn’t use mercenaries against Jonathan’s wife – EFCC

    N13.31bn scandal: We didn’t use mercenaries against Jonathan’s wife – EFCC

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied hiring mercenaries in prosecuting a case of suspected money laundering to the tune of N13.31 billion brought against, Mr Waripamowei Dudafa, a former Special Assistant to former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, and officials of four companies involved in the controversial transaction.

    Spokesman of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said yesterday that those arraigned in court were the bona fide persons whose names appeared on the documents of the companies […]

  • $31.4m: EFCC hired mercenaries against me, but yet to invite me – Dame Jonathan

    $31.4m: EFCC hired mercenaries against me, but yet to invite me – Dame Jonathan

    Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of hiring mercenaries to testify in the case of a controversial $31.4 million traced to an account, which she claimed was her own.

    So also did Dame Jonathan say on Thursday that the EFCC was yet to invite her for questioning despite her claim that the money in the account belonged to her.

    The EFCC, sequel to the discovery of the money, had charged […]