Police drag Sahara Reporters to court for maligning IGP

August 5, 2020 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has accused an online media Sahara Reporters of maligning the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, even as its legal team has been directed to institute legal actions against the publication. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, in a press statement, Tuesday in Abuja, said: “The attention of the NPF has been Read More

Reps probe missing N100bn in NEDC

July 23, 2020 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has ordered an investigation into the alleged missing of about N100 billion in the North East Development Commission (NEDC).The House for that purpose on Thursday,  mandated its joint committee on Finance, Public Procurement and NEDC to “exhaustively investigate (the) allegations and report back in eighth weeks. This came as result of a motion by the Minority Read More

Updated: Reps sue Akpabio over 60% NDDC contracts allegation

July 23, 2020 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has stood by its threat, resolving to sue the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, over his allegations that over 60 percent of contracts of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) were awarded to members of the National Assembly. This came after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum issued by the minister to substantiate Read More

Lawyer makes clarification on reported Hushpuppi’s release from US custody

July 23, 2020 Admin III 0

A Chicago-based lawyer, Gal Pissetzky, has denied rumours insinuating the release of Ramoni Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, an alleged multi-million dollar fraudster facing charges in the U.S. On Wednesday, screenshots of the Bureau of Prisons website, showing his release, went viral. However, his lawyer Pissetzky who made public said the bureau’s records showed ‘released’ because of his transfer to California. Read More

CSO to Buhari: Leave Malami out of Magu’s corruption trial

July 16, 2020 Baba Ysuf 0

A rights group, Guardians of Democracy and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to concentrate on unravelling the series of corruption allegations levelled against former acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu by Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) with a view to serving as deterrent to other appointees. The Read More