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    Metro DSS Frustrating Arms Deal Probe - EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said the Department of State Services (DSS) refused to release its personnel for questioning over investigation into the arms procurement saga. EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, said this in a statement yesterday, adding that it is not...
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    Politics Dasuki Narrates How Buhari Disobeyed Four Court Orders

    Former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki on Wednesday narrated how the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari disobeyed four court orders. Dasuki, who entered the Witness Box to testify in the trial of former Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Olisa Metuh on the...
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    Politics Justice Hassan Withdraws From Fani-Kayode's Alleged 4.9Bn Fraud Case

    Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos has withdrawn himself from further presiding over the alleged N4.9bn fraud charge pressed against a former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge ordered the return of the case...
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    Politics Jonathan's Minister, Obanikoro Returns N100m To EFCC

    Former Minister of State for Defence during President Goodluck Jonathan's administration, Musiliu Obanikoro has returned N100 million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Obanikoro was detained after he presented himself to the agency for investigations into the alleged...
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    Politics Jonathan Ready To Appear In Court For Dasuki Over Arms Deal

    Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, is ready to appear in the ongoing trial of his former NSA, Col Dasuki, to testify in favour of the former NSA. The ex-NSA’s counsel, Mr. Ahmed Raji (SAN), said Tuesday that, “Dr. Goodluck Jonathan will testify in court. He is one of those who will...
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    Politics PDP Hails Jonathan over Dasukigate, Says Buhari's Gov't is a Blackmail

    The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government as one of blackmail that does not want Nigerians to see anything good in ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. The State Publicity Secretary of the party...
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    Politics Jonathan Finally Opens Up On Dasuki's Case, Lists Major Arms He Procured With $2.2bn

    Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday said the National Security Adviser (NSA) during his administration, Sambo Dasuki, did not steal $2.2 billion as claimed by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). Mr. Dasuki, who has been in detention since December 1, 2015, was...
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    Politics Fani-Kayode In Fresh Trouble Over N26m Received From Dasuki

    The federal government has initiated a fresh charge of money laundering against former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The new charge marked: FHC/ABJ/CR/140/2016, which has Femi Fani-Kayode as the sole defendant, was filed by the Economic and...
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    Politics Arms Deal: Badeh's N1.1bn Mansion Converted to Presidential Committee Office

    The federal government has allegedly converted the N1.1bn mansion seized from the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (retd.) to an office. PUNCH Newspaper reported that the property located on Plot 6 Ogun River Crescent, Maitama, a highbrow area in Abuja, is...
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    Politics Buhari's Biographer, Paden Reveals Why Dasuki May Not Be Released From Detention

    President Muhammadu Buhari’s biographer, John Paden has disclosed why a former National Security Adviser, NSA, under the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), may not be set free soon. Dasuki is standing trial for the misappropriation of funds meant for...
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    Politics FG Will Comply With ECOWAS Court – Malami Speaks On Dasuki's Case

    The Federal Government will comply with the ECOWAS Court order to release former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) from detention. The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and minister for justice, Abubakar Malami SAN disclosed this to Dailytrust on the sideline of the...
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    Politics ECOWAS Court Orders Dasuki’s Release, Fines FG N15m

    The court of the Economic Community of West African States‎ (ECOWAS) has ordered the federal government to pay N15m as compensation to Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), for his “unlawful arrest”. The court described as “unlawful and arbitrary”, his arrest by the Department...
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    Metro Arms Deal: Ex- Air Chief, Amosu Granted N500m Bail

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned a former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, before a Federal High Court in Lagos. Mr. Amosu, a retired Air Marshal, was arraigned alongside Jacob Adigun, an Air Vice Marshal, and Gbadebo Olugbenga, an Air Commodore on a 26-count of...
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    Metro Dasuki Takes Case To God, Curses Those Punishing Him

    Former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki on Thursday, rained curses on those punishing him for perceived grievances they have against him. Dasuki told a federal high court in Abuja that he was being punished by some persons in power though he did not name any particular person...
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    Metro Nigeria's Arms Deal: See Names of Senior Airforce Officers To Be Sacked

    The Air Force will be toeing the line of the Nigerian Army, which announced the sacking of about 50 officers on Saturday. Some of the officers to be eased out of service, according to a source, who pleaded anonymity with New Telegraph , include the following: Air Vice Marshals (AVMs) A.M...
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    Metro Nigerian Army Releases Names of Senior Officials To Be Sacked

    Over 50 officers of the Nigerian Army will be retired in the next few days, with the official process begun. According to the list, ADCs to former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan are among the 58 military officers retired by the Nigerian army in its latest exercise. They...
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    Politics Jonathan's Cousin Remanded in Kuje Prison

    A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered that Mr. Azibaola Robert, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, be remanded in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application. Azibaola and his wife, Stella were arraigned before Justice Dimgba for allegedly receiving a...
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    Metro EFCC Refused To Release Fani Kayode Because He Has Not Implicated Jonathan – Aide

    Jude Ndukwe, the Media adviser to detained Director of Media and Publicity of the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Campaign Organisation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the former minister of Aviation, has met his bail conditions as set by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...
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    Politics Nigeria's Arms Deal: EFCC Receives First Petition Against Jonathan

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday received a petition asking the agency to probe ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on the alleged mismanagement of $2.1billion released to the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) for arms deal. According to TheNation, the...
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    Metro Court Dismisses Olisa Metuh’s Request For Medical Trip Abroad

    Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja ruled on Wednesday that he lacked jurisdiction to release Olisa Metuh’s passport. The counsel to Metuh had on May 23 informed the court of an application dated May 16 seeking permission to allow Mr. Metuh travel to the United Kingdom for...
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