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CISLAC condemns attack on EFCC, threat to operatives

Babatunde Opalana   The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), the National Contact for Transparency International Thursday in Abuja condemned in totality, the attack by an unknown armed group on the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC)’s facilities on the Wednesday and the death threat against the Commission’s operatives. Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal

FRSC boss congratulates new NTA Abeokuta GM, Funmi Wakama

Media, a great partner in progress- Amosun Paschal Okeke     The Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety, Boboye Oyeyemi has felicitated with Mrs. Funmi Wakama on her appointment as the General Manager of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Abeokuta in Ogun state.   Boboye in a statement on Saturday signed by the Corps Public Education

Attack on security agents: Enough is enough, FG warns

Harrison Arubu The Federal Government on Monday said it would no longer tolerate the spate of lawlessness and attacks on law enforcement agents by members of the public. Dr Habitat Lawal, the Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the warning at a management strategic session of the Federal Road

Shake up: Nigerian Prisons boss redeploys 38 senior officers

By Muhyideen Jimoh ‎The Controller-General of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Ahmed Ja’afaru has redeployed 32 senior officers as part of its efforts to ensure efficient service delivery. Mr Francis Enobore‎, the NPS Spokesperson said this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. According to him, the redeployment‎ is contained in a

EFCC arraigns 8 suspected oil thieves

Nneoma Ndibe  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday,  has arraigned eight suspected oil bunkerers before Justice H.I. Oshoma of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on a 2-count charge, bordering on conspiracy and dealing in petroleum products without a licence.  The suspects: Christian Nwankoafor (Captain);

EFCC Dismisses Alleged Raid Of Governor Kashim Shettima’s Residence

By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), has dismissed news and photos being circulated in the social media alleging that the EFCC had raided a residence of Borno Governor, Kashim Shettima and recovered a large cache of dollars. EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren told journalists on Sunday, that the

EFCC recovers N329bn from oil marketers across the country

Nneoma Ndibe  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Office, has recovered N328.9 billion from nine major oil marketers across the country. The EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday stated that the recovery was sequel to a petition against the leadership of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its subsidiary,

Egmont Group suspension: How EFCC defied Jonathan on NFIU autonomy

•As George Uboh exposes Larmode Nneoma Ndibe  The reports has emerged how Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) defied former President Goodluck Jonathan, directives to make the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) leading to the recent suspension of the country from the Egmont Group. The nation's whistle-blower, Mr. George Uboh, on Sunday

Food distribution: NEMA enumerates 374,000 IDPs in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states

Jude Johnson    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has so far enumerated and validated 373,479 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) representing 63,966 households in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states, under the Federal Government Emergency Food Intervention of 40,000 Metric Tonnes of Grains, currently going on in the North East.   The Head of Media