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How NEMA DG Maihaja Embezzles N33bn Emergency Fund- NASS Report ….. Reps indict Osinbajo, Panel seeks dismissal, prosecution of NEMA DG over fraud, corruption

In contravention of constitutional provisions, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo illegally approved the release of the sum of N5, 865, 671, 939.26 in June 2017 from the Consolidated Revenue Fund Account which was mismanaged by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), a report by the House Committee on NEMA has stated.[…]

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DSS Raids Kidnappers Dens, Nabs Killers of Maiwada Galadima

In its determination to contain the menace of kidnapping, the Department of State Service (DSS) wishes to apprise the public of its operational successes in parts of the country. It may be recalled that the Service, in collaboration with the military, had arrested suspected abductors and killers of the traditional[…]

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Sheikh Zakzaky deserves freedom not lavish feeding–Spokesman

PRESS STATEMENT Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has fraudulently claimed that the Buhari regime spends 3.5 million Naira monthly or N115,000 daily as feeding expenses on the illegally detained leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky. He made the claim on Wednesday, the same day a Kaduna[…]

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Alleged Corruption: CACOL Hails Reps, Endorses Sack of NEMA Boss

 The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL), has hailed the House of Representatives for urging President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr. Mustapha Maihaja, over mismanagement of ₦33b.  A statement issued by the Media and Publications Officer of the Centre, Mr Ikenna[…]

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USIP Denies Predicting Buhari’s Victory in 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT Correcting a Media Error: USIP Makes No Prediction on Nigerian Election A few Nigerian newspapers reported erroneously this week that the U.S. Institute of Peace has made a prediction about the possible outcome of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election. USIP never makes predictions about election outcomes and has not done[…]

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Shiites’ Lives also Matter

By Jude Ndukwe So much has been said about the growing fractious relationship between the military and the civil society. Before now, our military especially the army, had been the bastion of discipline, restraint and civility. Growing up, a lot of us fantasized about how we would join the military,[…]

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PHOTOS: Nigerian monarchs visit Prince Charles in Abuja

Some of Nigeria’s notable monarchs on Tuesday visited Prince Charles in Abuja, who arrived in Nigeria on the third leg of his West African tour. The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi’s arrival was preceded by a forerunner, who was declaring that the monarch has arrived. The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu[…]

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2019: Lam Adesina’s son, three others dump APC

Hon. Adedapo Lam-Adesina from Oyo state, Dada Awoleye from Oyo state, Segun Williams from Ogun state and Lawali Hassan from Zamfara state, have dumped All Progressives Congress, APC, the speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara announced at the plenary today.

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