Tag Archives: Arrest

Breaking: EFCC arrests PDP Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus

Breaking: EFCC arrests PDP Deputy National Chairman, Uche Secondus

The Deputy National Chairman of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Uche Secondus has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Director, New Media, PDP Adeyanju Deji announced the development Wednesday through his twitter handle @adeyanjudeji. According to Adeyanju, the EFCC has asked Secondus to return some buses he received from an

$2.1bn arms scandal: EFCC to arrest, prosecute Bureau De Change operators

Mr Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has vowed to arrest and prosecute Bureau De Change operators involved in the ongoing 2.1-billion-dollar arms deal probe. In a statement in Abuja, EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said Magu stated this when a delegation of Bureau De Change operators visited his office. “Information reaching

Breaking: Again, DSS arrest Dasuki

The Directorate of State Service (DSS) has Tuesday arrested former National Security Adverser(NSA) Col. sambo Dasuki (rtd) and taken to their office in Abuja.   Dasuki has been facing litigation on the various accusations from the Federal Government of Nigeria. A recent Court Order from a Federal High Court permitting him to travel for medical

Nigerian troops arrest two suspected Boko Haram Kingpins

Nigerian troops of 101 Task Force Battalion, 7 Division Garrison has arrested another declared wanted Boko Haram terrorists leader, along Lagos Street Maiduguri, Borno State. According to a statement by the Army, the suspect who gave his name as Abubakar Sadiq, works as night watchman to one Muhammad Daggash. “A closer look at him shows

Family confirms Alison-Madueke arrest in London

The reported arrest of immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, has been confirmed by a member of her family. An online newspaper had reported that Alison-Madueke was arrested on Friday morning in London by officials of the London Metropolitan Police alongside four other individuals whose ages range between 21-60 years. The former minister,

Again, CCT orders Saraki’s arrest

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has for the second time ordered the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase to arrest the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and bring him before the Tribunal on Tuesday, by 10am. Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, gave the order in a on Monday, after Saraki failed to show

Saraki: Lawyer flays CCT over arrest warrant

The Code of Conduct Tribunal should have honoured the order of the Federal High Court halting the prosecution of Senate President, Bukola Saraki until it is set aside. This was the opinion of an Abuja based lawyer, Usman Johnson. Speaking to Nigerian Times on the arrest warrant issued against the Senate President, Usman said while

I am looking for evidence to arrest, former ministers, officials – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday that the Federal Government was examining pieces of evidence that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of some former ministers and other government officials for looting and stealing of Nigeria’s crude oil. Buhari said this at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington while answering questions at an interactive session

DSS explains invasion of Dasuki’s houses

The Department of State Services ( DSS) has said that the search conducted on former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki’s residences was to prevent treasonable felony against the state. This is contained in a statement issued and signed by one of the service operatives, Mr Tony Opuiyo in Abuja on Sunday. DSS operatives

Arrest B’Haram, Forex rate not PDP leaders, Fayose urges Nigerians to oppose dictatorship

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the invasion and sealing-off of the Abuja and Sokoto residences of the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) by men of the Department of State Services (DSS). In a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti Saturday by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media,

Revealed: Why former NSA Dasuki was arrested by DSS

There was apprehension among some Nigerians when news broke Thursday night that Operatives of the Directorate of State Service (DSS) have arrested former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in his private residence at Asokoro, Abuja. His arrest was after a gestapo like operation which had operatives in four Hilux vans, led by