• 19 soldiers, three others wounded in Boko Haram ambush

    19 soldiers, three others wounded in Boko Haram ambush

    The Nigerian Army on Thursday said 19 soldiers and three civilian joint task force members were wounded in a Boko Haram ambush at Guro Gongon village, Borno.

    A statement issued in Abuja by Army spokesman, Sani Usman, said an undisclosed number of insurgents were killed during gun duel with troops.

    He said the incident occurred while the troops were returning to their defensive positions after a clearance patrol at Guro Gongon village and environs.

    Usman said while the wounded soldiers were responding to […]

  • EFCC quizzes Fayose’s ally, three others over N1.35bn properties

    EFCC quizzes Fayose’s ally, three others over N1.35bn properties

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday intensified investigation into the N1.35billion property scandal against Governor Ayodele Fayose by grilling his associate, Abiodun Agbele, and three more people connected with the deal.

    The quizzing of the affected professionals, including a businesswoman, an accountant and an estate consultant, lasted more than eight hours.

    But some emissaries from the embattled governor have pleaded with the companies involved in the purchase of four duplexes in Lagos to tell the EFCC that the money wired […]