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Ex-CP Tsav: EFCC invited me to shed more light on petition against Governor Ortom

Abubakar Tsav, a former Federal Commissioner in the Public Complaints CommIssion (PCC), said he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to throw more light in a petition he wrote against Gov Samuel Ortom in 2016.

EFCC probes Governor Ortom over alleged N22 billion fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is investigating Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, over the alleged diversion of N22 billion.

Fed govt charges Suswam’s aide, two others with N16.6bn fraud

The money was allegedly diverted from Benue State’s bank accounts for the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme and the Joint Allocation Account for Local Government funds.

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A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.

Expert: Regular medical checkup critical to prevention of depression

A Nursing Expert, Mrs Victoria Opakunle, says regular medical checkup is critical to the prevention of depression, a mental disorder that can lead to mental illness and even suicide.

Two women in court over kidnapping of a three-year-old girl

The police on Tuesday arraigned Mercy Sampson and Stella Madueke, in an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly kidnapping a three-year-old girl from a church.
The Nigerian Army has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s allegations against the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamil Sarham.

General Sarham: Governor Wike declared war against me for refusing to compromise 2019 elections

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, who is also the Land Component Commander of Operation Delta Safe, has revealed that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, decided to declare war against him for rejecting his (Wike’s) billions of naira to compromise the February 23 and March 9, 2019 general elections in Rivers.