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DSS did not discover $9m in my house – CJN

DSS did not discover $9m in my house, says CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has denied online reports claiming that the Department of State Security Service (DSS) allegedly found the sum of $9million in his home. In a statement issued yesterday by the Senior Special Assistant (Media) to the CJN, Mr. Awassam Bassey, Onnoghen described …

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EFCC seizes N3bn hotel allegedly owned by Patience Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has seized a hotel allegedly belonging to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The five-storey hotel, believed to be worth about N3bn, is located near Setraco Construction Company, beside Mabushi Kado Expressway. The property, which has not been officially opened, has …

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Senate confirms 15 resident electoral commissioners

Nigerian Senate confirms Senate confirms resident electoral commissioners

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of 15 persons out of 27 nominated by President Buhari as Resident Electoral Commissioners. The Senate had previously stepped down the list from the President in protest against the retention of Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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Ike Ekweremadu: My house was raided by Police, nothing was found

Senator Ike Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Sen Ike Ekweremadu has lamented that his house was raided yesterday by the Nigeria Police Force from the Inspector General of Police Special Squad, noting that nothing incriminating was found at the end of the exercise. He, however, described the development which he said happened without a …

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Court orders SSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah from detention

Ifeanyi Uba

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the State Security Services for alleged “economic sabotage”. The court directed the SSS and its director general, Lawal Daura, to release Mr. Ubah …

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