Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Denies Close Relationship With James Ibori

By Adenike Lucas Yakubu Dogara has denied report that the former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, influenced his emergence has speaker. A spokesman for Hon Dogara who became the speaker of the 8th parliament released a statement in which he refuted Senator Peter Nwabaoshi’s claims that Ibori, had used powers from behind bars to… Read More Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Denies Close Relationship With James Ibori

Big Sam Signs Deal With Palace

By Adenike Lucas Former England Manager Sam Allardyce has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at Crystal Palace FC. The 62-year-old who is popularly known as “Big Sam,” resigned the England job following a sting by undercover reporters in September. The former Bolton Wanderers, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle, West Ham and Sunderland manager now replaces  Alan Pardew, who… Read More Big Sam Signs Deal With Palace

Magu of EFCC Defies AGF’s 48Hrs Order On Response To Query

👤 Adenike Lucas, DENISAURUS News The rejected Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has defied the 48 hour order of the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation. Abubakar Malami, SAN ordered Ibrahim Mustafa Magu, whose nomination was rejected by the Senate on Thursday 15 December, to respond to the allegations levelled against him… Read More Magu of EFCC Defies AGF’s 48Hrs Order On Response To Query

Footballer Sparks Controversy For Blackface

By Christian Smith, Denisaurus News, Exclusive A footballer has sparked controversy when he posted pictures emerged of himself in blackface. James Norwood, 26, a Tranmere Rovers striker  put the picture of himself painted in head-to-toe black, complete with several sets of sunglasses and a loud speaker, on his own Instagram account. He also tweeted the… Read More Footballer Sparks Controversy For Blackface

“Corrupt” Bello Yahaya Tipped To Take Over From Magu at EFCC

By Adenike Lucas A well known “corrupt” officer, Assistant Commissioner of Police Bello Yahaya, has been tipped to take over from Ibrahim Mustafa Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, DENISAURUS News has learnt. READ MORE : Other EFCC staff speak out about ‘bullying’ Acting Chairman following arrest of popular… Read More “Corrupt” Bello Yahaya Tipped To Take Over From Magu at EFCC

CNPP Supports Senate Rejection of Magu Of EFCC

Editor, Denisaurus News The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP, has urged the leadership of the Senate not to bow to pressure in its rejection of Ibrahim Mustafa  Magu. On Thursday, 15 December, the Senate rejected the nomination of Mr Magu as the Substantive Chairman of the as chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,… Read More CNPP Supports Senate Rejection of Magu Of EFCC

Jamie Reed Triggers By-Election In Copeland

By Denisaurus News Service The Member of Parliament for Copeland has resigned thereby triggering a by-election in the constituency.  Jamie Reed, who has been an MP since 2005 announced that he is leaving parliament to take up a job at the Sellafield nuclear plant as Head of Development and Community Relations. The 43-year-old, a critic… Read More Jamie Reed Triggers By-Election In Copeland

Senate, SERAP, Ibrahim Magu and the Dearth and Death of CSO’s in Nigeria

Daily Trust The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, recently wrote a letter to Mr Michel Forst, the UN Rapporteur on situation of human rights defenders on Senate’s refusal to confirm Mr Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, claiming political and other concocted reasons for the said refusal. It… Read More Senate, SERAP, Ibrahim Magu and the Dearth and Death of CSO’s in Nigeria