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Uche Nwosu reportedly detained by the EFCC

11 October 2018 Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law of Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha, and aspiring to replace the governor in 2019, is said to have spent a night  being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This claim was made by a source close to Senator Hope Uzodinma, who is trying to snatch the All Progressives Congress (APC) …

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Buhari doesn’t read much – former intelligence source

7 October 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari hardly reads documents handed to him by aides, advisers and ministers.  This was revealed to Naijiant.com by a retired major-general in the Nigerian army, who also served as an aide to Sambo Dasuki, the former National Security Adviser who has been in detention since December 2015 on allegations of diverting $2bn of public funds …

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Atiku is already atikulating defeat in presidential bid

Serial party defector, perennial presidential candidate and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, currently seeking the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 (s)election, is not quite confident about his chances of securing the nomination. A PDP source close to Atiku told Naijiant.com that the candidate, who rejoined the PDP in December last year, is very reluctant …

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Kemi Adeosun was forced to resign

18 September 2018 A Presidency source has told Naijiant.com that ex-finance minister Kemi Adeosun, who resigned last Friday over an alleged forgery of an exemption certificate that meant she could skip Nigeria’s mandatory youth service scheme, had no choice but to quit after being told that she would be sacked if refused to step down. The source said that Adeosun …

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What and who was behind the drama at Nigeria’s National Assembly today?

7 August 2018 Armed masked men from Nigeria’s Gestapo aka the Department of State Services (DSS) surrounded the gates of the National Assembly today, preventing staff and legislators – who were mainly on recess – from gaining entrance.  Some legislators tried to force their way in and rumours flew around social media about the intentions of the security agents. Later …

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The EFCC are bad for Ike Ekweremadu’s blood pressure

2 August 2018 An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source has revealed to Naijiant.com how Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu was interrogated on Tuesday about his huge property portfolio, spanning Abuja, Enugu, Dubai, the United States and London. Some of the information about the Ekweremadu real estate was reported a few months ago here: The EFCC source claimed that …

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Is this why Nnamdi Kanu and Femi Fani-Kayode got on like a house on fire?

9 July 2018 One of Nnamdi Kanu’s first acts on release from Kuje Prison on bail in May 2017 was a visit to former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode.  Fani-Kayode is a rabid critic of Kanu’s jailers – the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari.  Both Kanu and Fani-Kayode are certainly fiery characters and controversial. The former minister called Kanu “the Lion …

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1,000 naira each shared to attendees at APC’s “mega rally” for Buhari in Owerri

4 July 2018 Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha treated All Progressives Congress (APC) bigwigs yesterday to what was tagged a “Southeast Mega Rally” for President Muhammadu Buhari. Attendees included the new national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, Kano State governor Umar Ganduje, former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) acting chairman Ali Modu Sheriff and others. A source at the event …

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