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Pro-Buhari group lauds Magu’s suspension

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to suspend the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, pending the conclusion of the investigation by a presidential panel.

Grass Cutting Scandal:  Babachir’s trial to resume June 10

The trial of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, before Justice Jude Okeke of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Maitama has been adjourned to June 10, 2020 for continuation of trial.

Oyo-Ita’s exit, sign of Buhari’s zero tolerance for corruption – BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, has said the decision to relieve Winifred Oyo-Ita of her position as Head of Service of the Federation is a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari’s zero-tolerance for corruption.

Grass-Cutting Scandal: Court rejects EFCC’s uncertified documents indicting Babachir Lawal

An FCT High Court, in Maitama, on Monday, rejected uncertified documents sought to be tendered by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, in the trial of ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal.

Grass-Cutting Scandal: Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal remanded in EFCC custody

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has pleaded not guilty to the 10-count charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Expose corrupt officials in my government, Buhari charges Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged persons or organisations with any evidence of corrupt practices against members of his administration to come forward with such evidences to him for prompt action.

EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian governor caught on video receiving $5m bribes

A Nigerian governor from one of the North West states has been caught on spy camera receiving kickbacks in hard currency for various projects...

APC suspends Adamawa exco loyal to Gov Bindow ahead of Saturday’s primaries

By Ibrahim Abdul Ahead of the Governorship party primaries  of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, slated for Saturday, chances of the Adamawa state Governor,...

EFCC releases ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal, on bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has released the detained former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. A source in the...

Osinbajo panel to submit report on Babachir Lawal, Ayo Oke Monday

The three-man Presidential Investigative Committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, under the chairmanship of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will no longer submit...

Babachir Lawal collected N507m bribe – Senate

By Abdulaziz Sani Contractors have paid over N500m in kickbacks to a company linked to the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir...

Babachir, Oke: Osinbajo panel submits report Wednesday

The presidential committee investigating suspended Secretary General of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, is expected...

Buhari resumes duty, meets Malami, Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday resumed duty in his office in the presidential villa, Abuja. Last week minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said Mr...

Osinbajo fumes: No fear or favour in Babachir, Oke probe

The presidential committee ordered earlier this week by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe certain allegations against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,...

Babachir Lawal’s suspension: praise and concerns, by Farooq Kperogi

It’s great that after much dillydallying President Buhari has finally summoned the intestinal and testicular fortitude to “suspend” “cash-and-carry” SGF Babachir David Lawal of...

Babachir’s suspension inevitable – Prof. Sagay

The controversial chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Itse Sagay, has supported the suspension of secretary to the government of the federation,...

Osinbajo meets Lawal, NIA chief dodges press

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has met with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, barely an hour after the announcement...

Senate vows to defend independence of legislature

The Senate on Thursday reacted to the letter written by the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, over his refusal...

Babachir snubs Senate, shuns invitation

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, said he would not honour the Senate’s invitation on Thursday over the handling...

Senate sets Wednesday for Magu’s screening

The Senate has set Wednesday for the screening of the Ibrahim Magu as the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This is...

CITAD urges Buhari to suspend SGF Lawal

By Mustapha Usman, Kano The Centre for Information Technology and Development, CITAD, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Secretary to the Government of...

Everything you said on Babachir is lie, Shehu Sani blasts Buhari

A senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has tackled President Muhammadu Buhari for absolving the Secretary to the Government of Federation, Babachir Lawal, of...

Buhari clears SGF Lawal in ‘grass-cutting contracts’ scam

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he would not sack the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, after the recommendation of...

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