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Coup allegation: APC government fabricating lies to protect stolen mandate–Frank

•Challenges Military to name plotters •Condemns another $1bn loan from China Godsgift Onyedinefu The recent claim by Gen. Muhammadu Buhari-led administration and the military that certain persons are planning to overthrow the government is false , an activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressivea Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria|16.5.19

Capt. Hashim Abdullahi   1. KILLING OF SOLDIERS, ‘WAKE-UP CALL’ FOR NEW STRATEGY –BURATAI Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said the death of three military personnel on Monday in Borno was a “wake-up call’’ to further strategise to defeat terrorists. He stated this at the burial of Lt-Col. Ibrahim Aminu, Cpl.

Atiku: DSS denies arresting INEC staff

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it arrested, detained and tortured seven ICT staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The DSS in a statement it's spokesperson, Peter Afunanya said reports alleging that  it arrested the staff for disclosing the Commission's Server Identity Number to the

Nigerian Oil Region Crisis Threatens Buhari’s Economic Plans

By Dulue Mbachu and Elisha Bala-Gbogbo Fresh from his comfortable re-election, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari faces a huge hurdle to keep his vow to end the economy’s addiction to oil: win a lasting peace in the crude-rich Niger River delta. The 76-year-old former military ruler will have to score a breakthrough that’s eluded previous governments

EFCC releases Atiku’s son-in-law, arrests his lead counsel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar's son-in-law, Abdullahi Babalele. Babalele, who was arrested by EFCC operatives at his Maitama, Abuja, home last Saturday, for allegedly laundering €150 million, was released late last night. Babalele was released after the anti-graft agency invited

We arrested Atiku’s son-in-law over alleged money laundering — EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had begun an investigation into alleged money laundering by the Finance Director of Atiku Abubakar’s group of companies, Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi. Acting Spokesman of EFCC, Mr Tony Orilade, stated this in Abuja, on Monday, and confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria that Abdullahi was

Ex-presidential candidates urges Atiku to drop litigation, concede defeat

Godsgift Onyedinefu The forum of Presidential candidates and political parties for Good Governance has appealed to the presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Abubakar Atiku to drop litigation against the outcome of the presidential elections and concede defeat. Atiku, who expressed dissatisfaction with the just concluded presidential polls had inaugurated

EFCC arrests Atiku’s finance director

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday arrested Babalele Abdullahi, finance director of group of companies owned by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. In a statement by Mr Atiku’s statement, Paul Ibe, the arrest was aimed at making the PDP candidate concede victory and

Presidential election: Atiku inaugurates legal team

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday inaugurated a legal team headed by Livy Uzoukwu, SAN to challenge the result of the February 23 presidential election. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on February 27 declared President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the election