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Magu Attacks Salami Panel •Accuses Panel Of Using Looters Against Him

SUSPENDED acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has accused  the presidential panel probing the activities of the anti-graft commission under his leadership of being hostile to him anytime he attempts to take  up issue with those testifying against him. He made the accusation against the panel, chaired by Justice Isa Ayo Salami, a retired president of the Court of Appeal,  hrough one of his lawyers, Tosin Ojaomo, in a statement entitled ‘10 pertinent questions for Salamiled panel over Magu’,  which was issued on Friday. The setting up of the panel by President Muhammadu Buhari followed a memo written by the Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), containing some allegations

NBA Elections: Olumide Akpata officially declared president-elect

Olumide Akpata has been declared the president-elect of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the NBA, Tawo Tawo (SAN), who made the declaration around 12:52am on Friday says, the former Chairman of the NBA Section on Business Law, Akpata, scored the highest number of votes cast and satisfied the provisions of the NBA constitution. “I, Tawo Tawo, the Chairman, Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA), as the electoral officer for the 2020 National Officers’ Election, hereby declare Akpata Olumide Anthony, having scored the highest number of votes cast and satisfied the provisions of the constitution of the NBA 2015 (as amended), the winner of the election into the office of the President of the

Troops kill bandits, terrorists in different encounters in North –DHQ

Troops of the Nigerian Army in different theatres of operation across Northeast, Northwest and Northcentral have eliminated several terrorists and bandits. The Defence Headquarters says the troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces in different theatres of operation across North East, North West and North Central have eliminated several terrorists and bandits in the last one week. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this at a news conference on the operations of the Armed Forces of Nigeria from July 17 to July 23 on Friday in Abuja. In the North-west zone, Enenche said the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji and Sahel Sanity have continued with the aggressive clearance operation against the armed bandits. He said that troops of Operation Sahel Sanity in

NANS commends IGP Adamu over fight against insecurity

NANS commends IGP Adamu over fight against insecurityNational Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone A , commends Nigerian Police and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu in fight against insecurity in the country. IGP, Mohammed Adamu By Emmanuel Afonne The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone A  has commended the Nigerian Police and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu in the fight against insecurity in the country. The commendation was made in a statement signed on Wednesday by Mr Muhammad Kichinka, Deputy Coordinator, NANS Zone A, comprising of Sokoto, Zamfara and Kebbi. Kichinka stated that the Nigerian police remained one of the strongest forces in Africa in spite of the security challenges in the country. He identified the police’s enhancement of operational capacity and

CAN appeals to govt to tackle insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter has appealed to government at all levels to tackle the security challenges facing the country. Rev. John Hayab, the Chairman of CAN made the appeal in a statement on Monday. Hayab said that the chapter was sad and upset with the killings and increasing insecurity in the north, especially in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto and Borno States. “Our governments must, therefore, live up to their responsibility by tackling the present state of insecurity across the country.’’ He urged them to wake up to their responsibilities and put an end to the criminality that had brought “about misery on the people.’’ Hayab noted that in the last few weeks, hundreds of people had been killed by

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