Again, EFCC Arrests Doyin Okupe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arrested and detained a former presidential adviser, Dr Doyin Okupe. Okupe, who is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), confirmed his arrest to Channels Television on Friday. He disclosed that he was detained today and would be arraigned on Monday next week, as against the January 18. The anti-graft agency also confirmed the development to Channels Television in a telephone interview. It explained that Dr Okupe was being charged for corruption and would be arraigned at the Federal High…

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IGP After My Life – Saraki Alleges

By Dotun Adebusoye The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has raised alarm that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris was after his life. Saraki who is the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) addressed a press conference this evening in Abuja, where he called on the international authorities to hold Idris responsible if anything bad happened to him or members of his family. Saraki said the IGP has tried “several tricks to implicate” him in some criminal charges, the first being the arrest of some cultists…

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Thieves invade National Assembly Complex, burgle Remi Tinubu, two others’ offices

The security lapses in and around the National Assembly Complex seems to have worsened, with three members’ offices looted by thieves within the week. On Wednesday, office of the lawmaker representing Lagos West Senatorial District and wife of the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, was looted, with computers and other devices stolen. Also on Wednesday, the office of a member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Muhammed Gausu Boyi, representing Ringim/Taura Federal Constituency, Jigawa State, was burgled, with valuable items carted away. Mrs. Tinubu,…

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Daddy Freeze Fires At Pastor Adeboye, says “Why Asking People To Fast For 40 Days”

By Dotun Adebusoye Well, it is not a new year until Daddy Freeze fires at Nigerian religious leaders for ‘ill-practices’. Social media users are getting used to the fact that Freeze is a thorn in the flesh of many pastors in Nigeria. The leader of Free The Sheeple movement and controversial media personality has come for the head of general overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye and this time, it is about 40-day fasting and praying mandated for all his church members. In a clip shared…

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Emotional Andy Murray In Tears, After Revealing Retirement Plan

A tearful Andy Murray on Friday announced he would likely retire this year due to severe pain from a hip injury, saying next week’s Australian Open could be the last tournament of a glittering career. The former world number one and three-time Grand Slam winner broke down at a press conference in Melbourne as he said the pain had become almost unbearable. “I can play with limitations. But having the limitations and the pain is not allowing me to enjoy competing or training,” the emotional Scot said. Thirty-one-year-old “Sir Andy,”…

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Army Nabs Wanted Boko Haram Terrorist In Borno State

A wanted Boko Haram terrorist has been nabbed by gallant troops of 7 Division Garrison. The troops nabbed the jihadist while carrying out cordon and search operations in conjunction with troops of 195 Battalion, Mobile Policemen and CJTF, in some parts of the fringes of Maiduguri on Friday. According to an army statement signed by Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, the terror group member called Babagana Abubakar (aka Alagarno), was hiding at Bulabulim Ngarnam community. The army spokesman said Abubakar was found hiding in a room in possession of 2…

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