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IGP launches high-level probe into Ochekwo case amidst public outcry

In a decisive move, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has initiated a comprehensive investigation into the controversial case of Andrew Ochekwo, whose death has sparked widespread debate and concern. The case, which also involves the mysterious disappearance of two women, Celine Ndudim and Afiba Tandoh, has been marred by allegations of police Read More…

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EFCC and ICPC unite forces: A Pledge to combat corruption in Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) have joined hands in a collaborative effort to intensify the fight against corruption in Nigeria. This powerful alliance was emphasised during a visit by the Chairman of the ICPC, Dr. Musa Aliyu, SAN, to the EFCC headquarters Read More…

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EFCC summons suspended minister Betta Edu over alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has extended an invitation to the suspended Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, for questioning concerning alleged fraud. The invitation comes in light of her suspension by President Bola Tinubu over a contentious payment of N585.189 million to a private bank account. Betta Edu, a Read More…

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President Tinubu suspends Humanitarian Affairs Minister, orders probe into ministry’s financial transactions

In a decisive move aligning with his commitment to transparency and accountability, President Bola Tinubu has taken swift action by suspending Dr. Betta Edu, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. The suspension comes as part of a broader directive to investigate the financial transactions within the Ministry and its associated agencies. President Tinubu highlighted, Read More…

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Boss Mustapha denies allegations of illegal fund withdrawal, calls for investigation

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, vehemently refuted allegations suggesting his involvement in an illicit withdrawal of 6.3 million dollars from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), dismissing the claims as baseless and unsubstantiated. Addressing the accusations in a statement released in Abuja, Mustapha denounced the assertions as malicious Read More…

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$90 Billion Illicit Outflow: AfDB Academy’s Masterstroke

Like many other development enthusiasts on the African continent, I was shocked by the recent disclosure made by Prof. Kevin Chika Urama, Vice President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), that African countries lose almost $90 billion in illicit financial flows annually and much more in illicit resource flows and resource theft, poorly implemented Read More…

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HOR threatens NCAA management with EFCC prosecution over alleged missing N43 billion revenue

Rep. James Faleke, Chair of the House Committee on Finance, didn’t hold back during an interactive session in Abuja, warning that the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) might face EFCC takeover due to an alleged N43 billion revenue gap reported for 2022. Faleke’s statement came amid revelations from the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Read More…