By Adenike Lucas One of the men declared wanted by the Nigerian army has offered to return to the country if the “military sends” air ticket to him. The Armed Forces of Africa’s most populous country announced to its citizen that Ahmad Salkida (Ambassador) with an activist Ahmed U Bolori and lawyer Aisha Alkali Wakil aka ‘mama Boko… Read More Journalist wanted by Nigerian Army asks for air ticket to hasten his return home.
By Adenike Lucas for the Vanguard Hon John Omotola Soares (JOS), an Obalande indigene has made a positive head start in in his campaign to become the next chairman of the Ikoyi/Obalende Local government, promising to alleviate poverty in the council when elected. JOS as he is fondly called announced his plan in March 2015,… Read More I want to alleviate poverty, aspirant vows
By Wale Odunsi @dailypostngr Susanne, the widow of the Chief Protocol Officer to the Minister of State for Defence, Mr. Desmond Nunugwo, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of killing her husband and labelling him a criminal. The widow at the weekend recalled that she called her husband’s phone repeatedly but it… Read More EFCC killed my husband hours after arrest – Wife of late Defence Ministry official
By Adenike Lucas The Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has traveled to the United State of America, this DENISAURUS News can reveal. Ibrahim Mustafa Magu was said to have made the journey to New York shortly after ordering the arrest of a popular blogger, Abubakar Sidiq Usman also known as Abusidiq… Read More QUESTION: #IsMaguFit TO BE CHAIR OF EFCC?
By Ugoji Egbujo Credit https://www.today.ng/opinion/166727/magus-efcc-freedom-speech Magu started well. Ribadu had so much zeal, the public treated his penchant for flagrant transgression of rights with levity. Magu is a great improvement on Ribadu. Ribadu attended to widespread rot with uncommon but unchecked enthusiasm. And the public responded with uncritical goodwill and doting adoration. That honeymoon era is… Read More Magu’s EFCC and the freedom of speech
👤 Adenike Lucas, DENISAURUS News Abubakar Sidiq Usman, a popular blogger was arrested by armed operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in the early hours of August 8, 2016, after publishing an article on Abusidiqu.com on August 2, where staff accused the acting chair of the anti-corruption agency, Mr Ibrahim Mustafa Magu of… Read More Other EFCC staff speak out about ‘bullying’ Acting Chairman following arrest of popular Publisher, Abusidiq
By Adenike Lucas A legislator from the south west of Nigeria believes that they are supposed to pad the budget. Honourable Abiodun Olasupo, the representative for Iseyin in Oke-Ogun, in Oyo at the lower chamber, stated that the House of Representatives had not commit fraud, despite what Hon. Dr Abdulmumin Jibrin has said. Honourable Dr. Jibrin… Read More Hon Olasupo states that “padding” is part of the job.
By Adenike Lucas The economy might have “officially” slipped into recession last month, but, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has moved to reassure Nigerians of new plans to fund infrastructural development. Speaking at a town hall meeting / policy dialogue at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre in Abuja on Tuesday 9 August, Mrs… Read More “We will borrow conservatively- Make sure that we don’t burden future generation,” Finance Minister reassures Nigerians
By Inibehe Effiong What the EFCC has done to Abusidiq is a dangerous precursor to what is to come. If the EFCC which has no power over the offence of cyber stalking can viciously and ruthlessly invoke the provisions of this law in its desperate attempt to intimidate a blogger, one can imagine the extent… Read More “I repeat, EFCC CANNOT legally prevent, investigate or prosecute any of the offences created by the Cybercrimes,” by Inibehe Effiong
By Adenike Lucas A popular Kogi blogger, Abubakar Usman Sidiq has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC after spending 36 hours over allegation of cyber stalking In a statement he made after his release this evening, he vowed to continue to do expose corruption. Many believe it is an article about… Read More “My voice will not be silenced,” says Abusidiq