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How ex-Nigeria Customs chief, Dikko, two others stole N1bn – ICPC

How ex-Nigeria Customs chief, Dikko, two others stole N1bn – ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) will on Thursday next week arraign a former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko, and two others for allegedly stealing more than N1 billion. The matter, suit number FHC/ABJ/CR/21/2019-FRN v Abdullahi Inde Dikko & Ors, is billed to come up before Justice Lucia

Ex-Head of State Abubakar to chair Goodluck Jonathan Foundation conference on peaceful elections

Ahead of the nation’s scheduled general elections beginning from February 16, the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation is bringing together stakeholders from all over Africa for a one-day conference to discuss ways of preventing election-related violence on the continent. The conference which theme is ‘Peaceful Elections and National Development’ will be chaired by Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar, former

Boko Haram: Coalition salutes military for repelling multiple attacks in Adamawa, Yobe, Benue

The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has saluted the Nigerian Army for averting what it described as ‘Black Monday’ by successfully repelling multiple terror attacks in several parts of the country. Recall that the gallant Nigerian troops overpowered and decimated some terrorists in Adamawa, Yobe and Benue States recently. CATE in a statement through

‘The belts did a marvelous job’ — Osinbajo’s aide speaks on Kabba helicopter crash

Babafemi Ojudu, one of the aides of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who was on board the helicopter that crashed in Kabba, Kogi state, on Saturday, has narrated how the seat belts helped during that difficult moment. The aircraft which conveyed Osinbajo and his aides from Abuja to the north-central state crash-landed at a stadium in Kabba

OSINBAJO HELICOPTER CRASH: CERLSI urges FG to fix Nigerian roads

The non-governmental organisation, Civil Empowerment & Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has feliciated with Nigerians and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, over his miraculous escape of a helicopter crash, which occurred on 2nd February, 2019 while Mr Vice President was on his way to campaign in Kogi state. While felicitating with Mr. Vice President

Osinbajo’s chopper crash-lands in Kogi

The chopper carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and members of his team crash-landed in Kabba, Kogi state. This was disclosed by Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity. The vice-president is safe. “VP Osinbajo’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe. He is continuing with his engagements

CJN Suspension: Group of Nigerians protests in New York , Urges the US, UK to support Buhari

Barely 24 hours after some concerned Nigerians trooped out en mass in the United Kingdom to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight, their counterparts in the United States of America have followed suit. These Nigerians, under the auspices of Restore Nigeria Coalition (RNC) were spotted in the streets of Washington, chanting ‘Sai Baba’ as they

Onnoghen sues FG over suspension

Walter Onnoghen has filed a suit against the federal government over his suspension as the chief justice of Nigeria (CJN). The suit was filed by Wole Olanipekun, Adegboyega Awomolo, Kanu Agabi and James Onoja — his lawyers. Accused of false assets declaration, Onnoghen who is currently standing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT)

War against corruption: Groups storm embassies over alleged int’l support thieving elites

Nigerians on Monday stormed the United States Embassy to register their grievances over the interferences of the country in the nation’s domestic affairs. The massive crowd drawn from various groups and organizations totaling over 10,000 heads threatened that next time they will be forced to shut down the embassy if that is what is required