• Arms scandal: Jonathan should be invited for questioning -Sani

    Arms scandal: Jonathan should be invited for questioning -Sani

    Author, playwright and human rights activist, Senator Shehu Sani, has said that there is nothing wrong in inviting ex-president Goodluck Jonathan to expatiate on his claim that his former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd,) did not steal $2.1bn arms fund.

    Jonathan had stated that it was inconceivable to say that Dasuki stole the arms fund, arguing that his government, where Dasuki served as the NSA, bought warships, aircraft and a lot of equipment for the military during the period.

    According […]

  • Probe Babangida, Obasanjo, others – Sani tells Buhari

    Probe Babangida, Obasanjo, others – Sani tells Buhari

    A member of the Senate representing Kaduna South Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his anti-corruption war to the governments before the Goodluck Jonathan-led administration.

    The probe, he said, should be extended to both former presidents and ex-military rulers of the country.

    According to him, in an interview with journalists on Friday, Nigeria had earned over $3tn from crude oil sales over the last 56 years “but there is hardly 25 per cent of that funds […]

  • EFCC okay to investigate alleged budget padding – Sani

    EFCC okay to investigate alleged budget padding – Sani

    Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna) has expressed support for the move by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the alleged padding of the 2016 budget.

    Sani, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign and Domestic Debts, said this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja on Wednesday.

    It will be recalled that the EFCC commenced a formal investigation into the allegations.

    The anti-graft body requested the Ministry of Budget and National Planning to provide a copy of the […]

  • CAF U-17 Qualifier: Garba names Sani as Eaglets’ captain

    CAF U-17 Qualifier: Garba names Sani as Eaglets’ captain

    Coach Manu Garba has named burly midfielder, Abduljabar Sani, as captain of the new set of Nigeria U-17 team, Golden Eaglets, ahead of Saturday’s Africa U-17 qualifier against Niger Republic at the National Stadium, Abuja.

    Sani, sourced from Jos-based G-Smart Academy, has been one of the mainstays of the new-look Golden Eaglets.

    The 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup-winning Coach Garba told thenff.com that the choice of Sani as well as his assistants was based on merit and sound behavioural conduct.

    “We have been […]