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Magu’s Probe: Buhari suspends EFCC’s Executive Secretary Olukoyede, several other top EFCC officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Executive Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Olanipekun Olukoyede, alongside over 10 other top officials of the commission, PM News reports. The newspaper quoted a presidency source on Tuesday night as saying “They were suspended for various alleged criminal and corrupt infractions.” They were suspended to Read more

Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot Tolulope Arotile, dies at 23 - newsheadline247.com
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Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot Tolulope Arotile, dies at 23

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile who was commissioned as Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot eight months ago. This was contained in a statement signed by Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola, and seen by newsheadline247 on Wednesday. She was just 23. “It is with great sorrow Read more

Salami Panel: How Ibrahim Magu used ‘Pastors’ to launder funds abroad - newsheadline247.com
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EFCC officials present documents to Salami panel in ongoing probe of Magu

Four unit heads of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday presented some documents to the panel investigating corruption allegations against its suspended acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu. The unit heads first appeared before the committee headed by Ayo Salami last week but were asked to return at a later date. Read more

We are not in contention for any kind of post in Otta… Peace in Awori land is our priority – Olohungbebe/Ajara Family - newsheadline247.com
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We are not in contention for any kind of post in Otta… Peace in Awori land is our priority – Olohungbebe/Ajara Family

By Lukman Omikunle The dynasty of late Grand Sheik of Islam, Ibrahim Alabi Olohungbebe, says the family has neither been in contention nor partake in contestation for any kind of position in Otta, Ogun State, adding that peace and development of Aworiland have always been their priority above other personal interests. This is coming following Read more

Details: How EFCC nabbed internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzrike over $8.5m - newsheadline247.com
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Details: How EFCC nabbed internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzrike over $8.5m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, July 13, 2020, continued trial in the fraud charge bought against an alleged internet fraud kingpin, Onwuzuruike Ikenna Kingsley. The matter is before Justice A. T Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and the prosecution presented its first witness, Abbas Read more

Sale of seized oil assets: ‘Malami risks 5 years in jail’, says human rights lawyer - newsheadline247.com
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Sale of seized oil assets: ‘Malami risks 5 years in jail’, says human rights lawyer

A human rights lawyer, Kabir Akingbolu, has said the attorney-general of the federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, risks five years in prison for “illegally” approving the auctioning of sea vessels holding crude oil and diesel seized by the federal government. Reports had pointed out that Malami gave approval for the sale of the oil assets valued Read more

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Corruption in Buhari’s government, APC, responsible for poverty in Nigeria – PDP

…Says treasury looting Is APC’s manifesto The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) asserts that the unbridled treasury looting and extortion by the cabal in the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) are directly responsible for the excruciating poverty and escalated insecurity being suffered by Nigerians in the last five years. The PDP says that Read more

Edo APC: Ize Iyamu commends Buhari’s fatherly disposition, thanks party members for electing him - newsheadline247.com
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Edo: EFCC accuses APC governorship candidate, Pastor Ize-Iyamu of laundering N700m

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, may be arrested on July 14 following an allegation of money laundering. Newsheadline247 understand the APC governorship candidate may be arrested if he fails to appear before a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State for allegedly laundering the Read more