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EFCC noose tightening around Sullivan Chime

The younger brother of Sullivan Chime, the former governor of Enugu State is being held by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as investigations continue into the governor’s looting of the public purse in the state. One petition against Chime claims he misappropriated about 12bn naira ($60m) and forged documents to cover up the theft. His brother Jide, was …

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The stoning of Bukola Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki was reportedly stoned when he went to a praying ground in his hometown Ilorin to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid el Kabir. Watch the video here: Saraki’s troubles in Ilorin were a continuation of the bad week he has had, following having to sit at the dock at the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, …

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Gowon, go on and grow some balls

Former military Head of State Yakubu Gowon spoke out yesterday against Amnesty International for accusing the Nigerian army of human rights abuses in the war against Boko Haram. Gowon strangely found his voice on this issue, demanding an apology. Yet, he has lost his voice on an issue that is closer to home for him. Since May over 500 villagers …

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Freed kidnapping victim Olu Falae was not a favourite in his state

Olu Falae, the former Secretary to the Federal Military Government, one-time presidential candidate and economist, has, according, to reports regained his freedom after being kidnapped in his farm in Ondo State. Reports claimed he was abducted by Fulani herdsman and a ransom of 100m naira ($502,000) was allegedly demanded. The word from Akure is that Falae was not a popular …

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Rochas Okorocha is a “wanted man”

Several members of the Imo State House of Assembly have been desperately seeking governor Rochas Okorocha and he has been “dodging” them according to a source in Owerri. The members of the House including the Speaker, Acho Ihim, his deputy,Ugonna Ozuruigbo, and others, want Okorocha to “settle” them for hurriedly approving his request for a 20bn naira ($104m) loan (bond) …

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