EFCC Goes After Bola Tinubu For Corruption
The EFCC has requested Bola Tinubu’s asset declaration documents from the Code of Conduct Bureau, Peoples Gazette can report, in a politically-charged inquiry that could see the former Lagos governor and ruling party chieftain arrested and prosecuted before 2023.
The anti-graft office in November 2020 asked the asset fraud investigation office to supply details of Mr. Tinubu’s asset documents as part of an ongoing probe of the politician, according to a copy of the request obtained by the Gazette. The request, dated November 6, was a follow-up to previous demands made with respect to Mr. Tinubu’s asset filings.
In the letter, the EFCC referred to its previous letter of September 4, 2020, and CCB’s response of October 9, 2020, asking the bureau to supply “outstanding requested information of Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu.” It was not immediately clear whether or not the CCB has obliged the EFCC’s request for additional information ever since, or the nature and scope of information provided if applicable…READ MORE>>>
Ganduje’s Ex-Aide, Yakasai Speaks On Arrest, Thanks Nigerians
Salihu Yakasai, former aide to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who was arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS), has appreciated Nigerians for their support.
Recall that Yamasaki was arrested after he asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign.
Yakasai made the call last Friday after the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls from the Government Secondary School in Zamfara State.
Speaking on his Twitter page on Tuesday, Yakasai said the call for his release reached the walls…READ MORE>>>
Zamfara Schoolgirls: We Saw Our Schoolmate’s Father With Bandits – Victim Reveals
One of the victims abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, GGSS, Jangebe identified as Hafsatu Anka, on Monday revealed that they were laid in trenches littered with human faeces.
The SS II student who spoke in tears said they saw women and children and father of one of their school mates who had been in the den for three months.
She said they were never allowed to pray and were fed sandy rice…READ MORE>>>
Biafra Group Unveils Plans Against North
Biafra Nations League, BNL, has lambasted northern groups for threatening the South with food blockade.
National Leader of BNL, Princewill C Richard, in a statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday, said the South is not afraid of losing anything that comes from the North.
The group boasted that the lands in the South, especially in the South East and South-South were more fertile than that of the North…READ MORE>>>
Akeredolu Was Not Validly Nominated, Ikpeazu Tells Tribunal
Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu (SAN), counsel to the petitioner and governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, last Thursday argued before the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ondo State that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu’s was not validly nominated as a candidate.
Ikpeazu based his argument on the ground that Yobe State Governor, Mai Buni who is the chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee, signed sponsorship form for Akeredolu as governorship candidate of the party for the October 10, 2020 gubernatorial election in Ondo State.
The Tribunal sitting held barely 24 hours after Governor Akeredolu and his deputy, Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa, were sworn in for a second term in Akure amidst pomp…READ MORE>>>
Union Leader Detained Over Food Blockade To South
President of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) Mohammed Tahir was yesterday detained by the Department of State Services over the blockade of supply of foodstuffs and cattle from the North to the South.
AUFCDN General-Secretary Ahmed Alaramma disclosed this just as The Nation gathered that beef scarcity has hit Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Alaramma told reporters at a news conference in Abuja that the DSS had in the morning invited the union leadership to a meeting, which ended 3.30 pm yesterday…READ MORE>>>