• Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss over N250m allegedly paid to insurance firm

    Reps threaten arrest warrant on customs boss over N250m allegedly paid to insurance firm

    According to reports, the House of Representatives has again threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd), over refusal to explain why his agency allegedly paid N250 million to Fortis Insurance Brokers Limited.

    The latest threat came after the management of Fortis denied ever insuring the NCS or receiving, as commission, the aforementioned amount.

    The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the firm, Lawrence Dafiode, in a […]

  • Reps threaten to issue warrant against NNPC, Malabu Oil over OPL 245

    Reps threaten to issue warrant against NNPC, Malabu Oil over OPL 245

    According to reports, the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee investigating the alleged malpractices and breach of due process in the award of OPL 245 has accused the NNPC and Malabu Oil of plots to frustrate its investigation.

    The committee also expressed its displeasure over the conduct of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), for delaying the committee’s assignment.

    Chairman of the ad-hoc committee, Hon. Rasaq Atunwa, vowed that the House of Representatives, particularly his committee […]

  • Arrest warrant on former IG, Solomon Arase to be issued soon – IPOB

    Arrest warrant on former IG, Solomon Arase to be issued soon – IPOB

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that an arrest warrant would soon be issued on former Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Ehigiator Arase, by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for presiding over brutal killings of unarmed members of the group.

    It will be recalled that IPOB on Thursday issued an order urging “Biafrans all over the world including those residing in Nigeria to keep a 24-hour searchlight on the movements of the retired Police boss.

    On Friday, the spokesman of the […]

  • Breaking: EFCC Secures Warrant to Detain Fani-Kayode

    Breaking: EFCC Secures Warrant to Detain Fani-Kayode

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured a remand warrant to further detain ex-Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who was detained on Monday over an alleged receipt of public funds to the tune of N840 million out of the N4 billion payout in the heat of the presidential election in 2015.

    The remand warrant which was secured on Tuesday will enable the anti-graft agency to keep in custody the then spokesman for the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation beyond […]