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ONDO 2020: APC SCREENS SIX MORE ASPIRANTS FOR THE GUBER ELECTION

ONDO 2020: APC SCREENS SIX MORE ASPIRANTS FOR THE GUBER ELECTION

On Thursday, the All Progressives Congress Ondo State Governorship Screening Committee concluded the screening of the second batch of six aspirants. The first batch of six was screened on Wednesday, with the incumbent governor, Rotimi Akerodolu, SAN, and five others having the first shot. After Akeredolu others, who were screen on Wednesday, include Joseph Iji,...

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EDO2020: YOU CAN’T RIG EDO GUBER ELECTION, PDP MOCKS APC

EDO2020: YOU CAN’T RIG EDO GUBER ELECTION, PDP MOCKS APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the All Progressives Congress to prepare for imminent defeat in the September 19 Governorship Election in Edo State. It also said the APC and its candidate, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, cannot rig the election while urging them to desist from fabricating reports in an attempt to arm-twist the Independent National Electoral...

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SENATE BLOW HOT ON AKPABIO

SENATE BLOW HOT ON AKPABIO

The Senate on Thursday condemned the absence of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, at an investigative public hearing on the alleged financial recklessness in the Niger Delta Development Commission. The Chairman of the Senate ad hoc panel, Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi, expressed disappointment at the absence of Akpabio whom he said refused...

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MAGU’S LAWYER TO APPLY FOR BAIL TODAY

MAGU’S LAWYER TO APPLY FOR BAIL TODAY

Magu’s lawyer, Mr. Tosin Ojaomo, has said he would be applying for the bail of the EFCC boss on Thursday (09/07/2020). Ojaomo told The PUNCH that he had approached the police on Wednesday but was asked to return on Thursday morning to seek his client’s bail. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js The lawyer also described as untrue reports that Magu had...

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PDP demands Magu’s prosecution for fraud

PDP demands Magu’s prosecution for fraud

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday demanded the prosecution of the suspended EFCC boss. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js The opposition party said this in a statement titled, ‘Fraud: Magu Must Face Prosecution, says PDP, insists indictment reinforces graft allegations.’ The statement was signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. The party said after reviewing the reported circumstances...

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MORE FRESH ALLEGATIONS FOR MAGU

MORE FRESH ALLEGATIONS FOR MAGU

Fresh allegations have continued to emerge in the course of investigation which had caused the investigation to linger. For instance, Magu was alleged to have sold off or mysteriously released about 157 oil tankers without following due process. https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js The vehicles were alleged to have been seized by the Port Harcourt zonal office of the...

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PRESIDENTIAL PANEL PROBES MAGU OVER ALLEGED OWNERSHIP OF DUBAI PROPERTIES

PRESIDENTIAL PANEL PROBES MAGU OVER ALLEGED OWNERSHIP OF DUBAI PROPERTIES

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu’s problems worsened on Wednesday as the presidential panel investigating corruption allegations against him shifted its focus to properties he allegedly acquired in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The suspended EFCC boss, who has been in the police custody since his arrest on...

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EFCC: UMAR BECOMES THE EFCC BOSS

Mohammed Umar, The Head of Operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, assumes the office of theacting chairman of the agency, in the stead of Ibrahim Magu, who is currently in the police custody. Umar, who is a Deputy Commissioner of Police, is the second most senior operative at the Commission. UGAMATV gathered that...

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ADP ORDERS A PROBE ON BUHARI’S APPOINTEES

ADP ORDERS A PROBE ON BUHARI’S APPOINTEES

The Action Democratic Party has asked the President, Major General Muhammad Buhari (Retd.), has ordered a probe of some of his appointees as well as leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress especially those accused of various forms of malfeasance. National Chairman of the ADP, Yabagi Sani, made this appeal on behalf of the party...

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SUSPECTED SERIAL KILLER NABBED IN OYO STATE

SUSPECTED SERIAL KILLER NABBED IN OYO STATE

Information that reached us on Wednesday was that the Oyo State Police Command has arrested some suspected ritualists connected with serial killings in Akinyele community in Ibadan. Special Adviser to Governor Seyi Makinde on Security, Mr Fatai Owoseni, said this during a town hall meeting organised by JAMZ 100.1 FM, Ibadan. He also stated the...