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NUJ demands immediate release of Friday Ogungbemi by Kogi DSS

*Condemns continued assault on journalists *Welcomes release of kidnapped journalist but… Some Nigerian politicians, in yet another characteristic form are gradually inching the country towards joining countries that shame the African continent, in terms of attacks on the media by some members of the political leadership. The release was signed …

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Judgesgate scandal: Five more jurists face trial over allegations

Nigerian judges...Lagos starts new legal year

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will about this week arraign five more judges on the massive corruption Judgesgate scandal. Sources disclosed to www.gongnews.net that the anti-graft agency has concluded her investigation of the five judges and are set for trial. The five justices under the radar here include the following: …

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NAICOM workers protest against management

*Demand presidential intervention against management By Sandra Onyekwere Workers of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) yesterday in Abuja grounded all forms of business activities, as a result of a protest staged against the commission’s management. The protesting workers, under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service Technical …

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SURE-P: ICPC recovers N450million vehicles ‘stolen’ by Govt officials

*Some of the officials named *Reps commend ICPC for silent but efficient work By Sandra Onyekwere At the last count, 103 vehicles worth well over N450 million have been recovered by the Independent Corrupt and other related offences Commission (ICPC) in the last six months from senior government officials who …

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INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Maina, facts about Senate goof

Abdulrasheed Maina...gunmen invade mother's home in Kaduna

*Kabiru Gaya’s capitulation and how he lied to the nation Nigerians may be good at forgetting issues so quickly, but certainly not the 2012 drama in the Nigerian senate over its committee report on the alleged N195 billion fraud allegedly committed by the defunct Presidential Pension Reforms Task Team (PRTT), …

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EFCC clears Justice Danladi Umar of fraud

Justice Danladi Umar...cleared by EFCC

*Second clearance for Justice Umar Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday affirmed its position that there was no strong evidence of corruption that could provide basis for the prosecution of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar. The anti-graft body said the allegations against …

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Maina: Court grants perpetual injunction against his arrest

Abdulrasheed Maina...spits more damning details

*Senate should follow its own procedures Chairman of the disbanded Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, scored a massive judicial victory against the Senate on Wednesday as the Federal High Court granted a perpetual injunction restraining the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, from arresting him. The …

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Pension: Court orders EFCC to seize 45 properties

One of the many properties seized from one of the pension suspects by court

*Fat bank accounts owned by suspected pension thieves Chief Judge of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Lawal H. Gumi has granted an interim order to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to attach and take possession of the assets of all the six accused persons who allegedly defrauded the …

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