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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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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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Gani Fawehinmi would have rejected Buhari’s award

9 June 2018 Last Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari awarded posthumously the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) to the late human rights activist, lawyer and “Senior Advocate of the Masses” Gani Fawehinmi.  Fawehinmi’s family accepted the award on his behalf. But the lawyer, who was a scourge of many Nigerian rulers, including Buhari when he was a military …

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Commonwealth Sec-Gen Patricia Scotland was repeating bogus Nigerian claims on recovered loot

Patricia Scotland, the secretary-general of the Commonwealth, was in Nigeria two weeks ago lavishing praise on Nigeria’s alleged anti-corruption efforts.  It appears that the claims she made have shaky foundations. The current edition of  Private Eye, a British publication specialising in investigative journalism, sheds more light on the issue. Commonwealth gains Another triumph for the Commonwealth, which secretary-general Baroness Scotland …

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The UK’s House of Lords debates Fulani herdsmen crisis

Baroness Cox (Caroline Cox), a crossbench peer and founder of Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust (HART) asked a question in the UK’s House of Lords on Monday 26 March about the endless violence visited across Nigeria by Fulani herdsmen, with little being done by the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari to bring the violence to a meaningful end. Her question was: “To …

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