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Ganduje: I’m probing Kwankwaso

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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje says he is probing his predecessor, Sen. Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso over  multi-billion naira 5 kilometre road projects. Ganduje who dropped the hint yesterday while inaugurating 12 campaign committees for his second term bid, said Kano Stat government had taken the matter to the Economic and Financial …

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I never told EFCC to stop Akpabio probe, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has denied insinuations that he asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to stop the probe of a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, after the latter joined the All Progressives Congress last year. Buhari said this during an interview aired on Arise TV …

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2019: Buhari will get 100% votes in Adamawa – Ribadu


Former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission boss, Malam Nuhu Ribadu said he was committed to mobilising Adamawa people with other stakeholders to ensure that President Buhari wins in the state. Ribadu made the commitment on Monday in Yola while inaugurating 40 vehicles donated by his support group, Black Cap Revolutionary …

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FG has looted repatriated $322m, says PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has said there is an alleged looting of the repatriated $322m (about N115bn), by the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency, under the cover of distributing the money to the poor. It also alleged that over N4bn had been looted under the Tradermoni and the Farmers Anchor Borrower schemes …

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NLC plans nationwide protests Jan 8 over minimum wage

Ayuba Wabba

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will embark on a nationwide mobilisation of Nigerian workers to protest the Federal Government’s delay in implementing a new national minimum wage of N30,000. It also urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate allegations of diversion of the bailout fund, Paris …

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EFCC arrests 3 suspected internet fraudsters in Abuja


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested three suspected Internet fraudsters at No. 24, 1st Avenue, Fort Royal Estate, Airport Road, Abuja. The suspects, Marvin Nwankwo, Prince Ojenike and Jude Olatekobowale, allegedly created a Facebook account with the following names: Rodney David, David Rodgers and Carlos David, respectively. The …

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Falana: FG has failed to use recovered loot to fight poverty


Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has criticised the Federal Government for failing to address the increasing poverty in the country. He noted that the government did not deploy the looted trillions of naira it recovered through the whistleblower policy, Treasury Single Account and Bank Verification Number, to address the …

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I’m glad Senate didn’t confirm me – EFCC Chairman

Ibrahim Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, said on Thursday that he was glad the Senate refused to confirm him as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency. Magu said if the Senate had confirmed him, perhaps he would not have been able to perform …

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