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Kukah: Buhari’s anti-corruption war lacks proper understanding of the enemy

Kukah: Buhari’s anti-corruption war lacks proper understanding of the enemy

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says the anti-corruption efforts of the Muhammadu Buhari administration lacks a clear strategy and “proper understanding of the enemy”. The cleric says the President is still stuck with a mindset of his military days. Kukah said this in an interview with PUNCH when he was asked if he

DSS raids PenCom, summons ex-DG

The operatives of the Department of State Service has raided the office of National Pension Commission (PenCom) in Abuja, following the refusal of the former Director General of the commission, Mrs Chinelo Anohu- Amazu, to hand over to her successor,after her sacking on Wednesday by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to reports, the ex-PenCom DG was

How CBN gave NIA the N13 billion uncovered in Ikoyi, Lagos, apartment

The controversial haul of cash in local and foreign currencies recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from a residential apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, is part of the N57.2 billion released to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) by the Nigerian government in February 2015, PREMIUM TIMES has reported. The funds were

Boko Haram strikes again, sacks army battalion, kills Nigerian soldiers, seizes arms

Nigerian troops fighting the extremist Boko Haram sect have suffered major setbacks, with the terror group sacking an army battalion, killing eight soldiers and wounding 11 others in two separate attacks in three days, reliable military insiders have told PREMIUM TIMES. The army formations involved in the incidents also lost several arms and ammunition, and

NIA collected $289m cash from NAPIMS account in 2015

The National Intelligence Agency (NIA) collected $289,202,382 in cash from the account of the National Petroleum Investment Management Services (NAPIMS) in February 2015 after the postponement of the general election, TheCable understands. NAPIMS is a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) which manages the investments of the national oil company. It was also

Happening Now: Buhari Damns Federal Character, Appoints Northerners as SGF and DG, NIA

President Mohammadu Buhari binned Nigeria’s diversity today by appointing two Northerners in place of two Christians he sacked yesterday. Ambassador Arab Yadam is new acting head of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency and Dr Habibat Lawal as acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation. He has been accused by various groups of favouring Northerners in

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