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[UPDATED] EFCC discovers $38m, N23m in Lagos home

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered another large sum of money in a house in Ikoyi, Lagos. According to the EFCC, operatives from its Lagos Zone found the cash during a sting operation. Specifically, it said the operatives uncovered about $38m, N23m and £27,000 from the apartment. This ...

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Magu Will Continue as EFCC Chairman – Osinbajo Declares Support

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The embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has received hearty support from the presidency. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Ibrahim Magu will continue as EFCC Chairman even as Senate had rejected Magu’s nomination twice based on DSS reports. Osinbajo said without Senate’s approval Magu ...

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African Migrants Sold In Libya Slave Market… See Details

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Latest disturbing reports are suggesting that human beings across Africa are currently being traded for money in the open market. Africans trying to reach Europe are being sold by their captors in “slave markets” in Libya, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) says. Victims told IOM that after being detained ...

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Police boss insists Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli committed suicide

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Lagos State police boss, Fatai Owoseni, yesterday disclosed that preliminary investigation conducted on the death of Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli revealed suicide. Although the police boss said detectives were expanding their investigation with the cooperation of naval authorities, he revealed that three bullets were fired at the home of late ...

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Protests urge South Africa president to quit (SEE PHOTOS)

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Thousands of demonstrators gathered in the South African capital Pretoria on Wednesday for further protests urging President Jacob Zuma to step down. The march to Union Buildings, the official seat of government, was organised by a coalition of opposition parties following nationwide rallies against Zuma last week. Zuma’s recent sacking ...

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What fits me is president, not governor, says Okorocha

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State says he finds himself better placed as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria than being a governor. Okorocha told journalists in Owerri yesterday, that as much as he has made up his mind not to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2019 presidential ...

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EFCC Reportedly Stops Patience Jonathan at Skye Bank

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Some men of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have reportedly stopped wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan from withdrawing money from her account. Former Nigerian First Lady, Patience Jonathan, on Monday visited the Maitama branch of the Skyebank in Abuja to withdraw part of her $5.9million recently unfrozen by ...

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Trump ready to sell fighters planes to Nigeria

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US officials have confirmed that President Donald Trump, is ready to approve the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria, to help with the fight against Boko Haram insurgents. According to AP News, Congress is expected to be formally notified within weeks, to set in a motion a deal with Nigeria, ...

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Nigeria will break if not restructured – Obong Victor Attah

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A Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has stated that unless Nigeria is restructured, the country will break up. The former governor joins other prominent citizens, groups who are calling for a change in governing structure. Recall that the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, ...

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El Rufai: The North is Pulling Nigeria Backward

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Kaduna state governor Nasir El Rufai, has stated that the north is pulling Nigeria backward. According to him, urgent steps need to be taken to ensure that the issues plaguing the development of the north are taken care of. “Yesterday, the Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II, ...

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Buhari Claims N1.83bn EFCC Seized from Ex Naval Chief Ezeoba

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Nigeria’s ex Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Dele Ezeoba, has forfeited the N1.83 billion seized from him by the EFCC to the Muhammadu Buhari government. Justice Muslim Sule Hassan gave the order at a Federal High Court in Lagos following EFCC’s application in pursuant of section 17 of the Advanced ...

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