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Op-ed: When the police becomes the thief

By Emmanuel Onwubiko  The Nigeria Police has a very notorious image which must be cleaned up through fundamental attitudinal transformations of the men and officers of the institution. Apart from the well-known notoriety as being corrupt and excessively bribe taking, some percentages of those enrolled in the Nigeria Police have also entered

EFCC Arrests Varsity Graduate for Tax Fraud

Babatunde Opalana  A 30-year-old graduate of Computer and Information Science, Ake Oluseun, aka Ijoba has been arrested by the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for tax fraud he committed sometimes in January this early. According to Wilon Uwujren, Head Media and Publicity, EFCC, the suspect who owns Canbit

“There’ll be no sacred cow” – Magu

Babatunde Opalana  Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has once again stressed that no one will be “untouchable” as the agency intensifies its anti-corruption crusade. “We are winning the war against corruption, because the age of impunity is over, and never again would anyone be treated as a

EFCC Recovers Over N430 Billion in 8 Months

Babatunde Opalana  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed the sum of over N430 billion in different currencies was recovered by the agency from January through August this year from those who looted the treasury.  Acting Chairman of the anti-corruption agency, EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu gave the details of the

PUNCH Reporter, others escape attack by suspected Fulani gunmen •Vehicle rear glass shattered with stones

The Plateau state correspondent of THE PUNCH Newspapers, Friday Olokor and two other persons he offered a drive on Saturday, escaped attack by suspected Fulani boys on their way to Abuja, to celebrate the Sallah with their Muslim friends. The sad tale was said to have created apprehension and panic among commuters and his colleagues and

Police TV Channel takes off on Nov 28 with 5,000 staff •No adverts, commercials •To poach professionals from CNN, BBC

The proposed Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) would hit the Air Waves nationwide beginning from November 28 2017 with a fund-raising ceremony at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, its Chairman/CEO, Ediri Jerry Wesley has promised. Speaking in an interview with journalists in Abuja, he commended the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris for working tirelessly despite his