EFCC invites sacked NIA DG, wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned Ayo Oke, former director-general of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), over the $43.45 million discovered in an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos state. In a statement issued on Wednesday by Wilson Uwujaren,

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Cabal bought houses abroad and registered them in my name, says Magu

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has raised the alarm over an alleged plot to frame him with ownership of assets abroad. In a statement on Wednesday, the anti-graft czar said “shadowy interests at

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Senate committee threatens to issue warrant for arrest of IGP

The senate committee set up to probe Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has threatened to issue a warrant for his arrest. This is as a result of Idris’ failure to honour its summons. Isah Misau, senator representing Bauchi central, had petitioned the senate, accusing

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Rick Ross, 2baba, Tekno to perform at Calabar carnival

American rapper, William Roberts II, better known as Rick Ross, alongside 2baba, and Tekno will perform at the Calabar carnival scheduled for December 26. Ikobi Ikobi, a commissioner in the Cross River carnival commission in charge of media, disclosed this

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BREAKING: Tinubu’s first son dies ‘under suspicious circumstances’

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has lost his first son. A source told TheCable that Jide, who was hale and hearty, died suddenly on Wednesday. “He was not sick. As at last night, he was full

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Fight In Aso Rock? Madam Oyo-ita in heated exchange with chief of staff Abba Kya

For ten minutes on Wednesday morning, top government functionaries watched a confrontation between Winifred Oyo-Ita, head of the service of the federation, and Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, inside the council chambers, Aso Rock, TheCable can report.

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UNDERCOVER INVESTIGATION: Bribery, corruption, discrimination, ‘presidency slot’ in the 2016/2017 federal civil service recruitment

By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja As the 2016/2017 federal civil service commission (FCSC) recruitment exercise comes to an end, AljazirahNigeria concludes its investigation on the recruitment that started in September 2016. For days, our reporter visited the federal civil service commission

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I don’t have N1bn to give Jonathan, says Metuh

Olisa Metuh, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has told a federal high court in Abuja that he does not have N1 billion to give former President Goodluck Jonathan. Metuh, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and

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‘Memory loss’ hinders Dasuki from testifying in Metuh’s trial

Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA), on Wednesday failed to testify in the ongoing trial of Olisa Metuh, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party. Ahmed Raji, Dasuki’s counsel, told the court that his client cannot testify

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Trump blames US green card lottery program after deadly NY attack

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed the deadly New York attack by an Uzbek immigrant on the US green card lottery program and called for visas to be awarded only on “merit.” Trump said Sayfullo Saipov, who plowed a

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