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BREAKING: EFCC raids Senator Danjuma Goje’s house

BREAKING: EFCC raids Senator Danjuma Goje’s house

Operatives of the anti-graft EFCC on Thursday evening raided the Abuja home of Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe State, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. A witness said the operatives were still at the Asokoro house at about 6:05 p.m. Mr. Goje, a serving senator, is currently being prosecuted for alleged corruption while he was

Happening now: $43m Ikoyi loot: Rivers Government claims ownership, says funds diverted by former Governor, Rotimi Amaechi

A new twist was on Friday added to the $43 million recovered by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with the Rivers State Government claiming ownership of the money. The Rivers State Government in a statement signed by Simeon Nwakaudu, Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, said

Meningitis, heat wave ‘kill 61 Boko Haram suspects’ in Borno barracks

At least 61 Boko Haram suspects detained at Giwa Barracks in Maiduguri, Borno state have died as a result of heat, meningitis, and other harsh conditions, TheCable has learnt. Eight deaths were said to have been recorded on Wednesday after the military authorities released 593 about detainees to the Borno state government, others happened earlier.

Former NNPC MD denies ownership of $38 million, N23 million recovered by EFCC

Mrs. Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, a former Managing Director, Operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has denied ownership of money recovered yesterday by operatives of the Economic and financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a building in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday. The money recovered in three different currencies-$28 million, N23 million and £27,000.00, were recovered from

Two Nigerian soldiers killed, three injured by “heavily armed sea robbers”

Two soldiers were killed in Rivers State on Wednesday after they responded to a distress call by “heavily armed sea robbers,” the Army has said. Abubakar Abdullahi, a spokesperson for the Army, confirmed the incident in a statement to PREMIUM TIMES. “Our troops deployed at Creek 6 Houseboat Cawthorne Channel while responding to a distress

EFCC discovers $38m, N23m in building opposite Bola Tinubu’s Bourdillon home

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday discovered a whopping $32 million dollars in a house on Bourdillon Road, in Ikoyi, Lagos. An additional N23 million and twenty seven thousand pounds was also recovered. The two-storey building where the startling discovery was made is opposite the home of APC chieftain, Senator Bola