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April 20, 2017 5:17 PM Nawaz Sharif survives after top court verdict in Panama Papers case

Pakistan Court orders joint investigation team to probe corruption charges “The popular 1969 novel ‘The Godfather’ by Mario Puzo recounted the violent tale of a Mafia family and the epigraph selected by the author was fascinating: ‘Behind every great fortune there is a crime’.” Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court has decided to form a Joint Investigation 41

April 20, 2017 10:58 AM Nobody can stop us from fighting corruption – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has again reiterated his stance on corruption, saying nobody can stop the anti-graft agency from fighting corruption. Speaking when he played host to a delegation of Ohanaeze and Arewa Youth parliaments in Abuja, on Wednesday, Magu declared that he would not be deterred 33

April 20, 2017 5:22 AM Suspension of SGF, DG NIA: Buhari should extend it to EFCC boss, ministers – Okorie

ABUJA – SOME members of the House of Representatives yesterday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. David Babachir Lawal over the allegation of corruption in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East, PINE, and the Director-General of the National 25

April 20, 2017 4:09 AM Kudos, knocks greet Buhari’s suspension of SGF, NIA boss

ABUJA — The suspension of Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, NIS, Ambassador Ayo Oke, and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Mr. David Babachir Lawal, elicited dramatic responses from both officials who were involved in a mild drama on hearing of the development. While Oke was suspended over the $43 million, £27,000 and N23 million 50

April 20, 2017 4:09 AM Nigeria spy chief suspended after $43m found in flat

ABUJA - Nigeria’s foreign spy chief Ayo Oke has been suspended after anti-corruption officers found more than $43m (£34m) in a flat in the main city, Lagos, the president’s office has said. Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into how the spy agency headed by Mr Oke came into possession of the money, his office added. Mr Oke has not yet commented 23

April 20, 2017 4:09 AM SGF’s suspension excites lawmakers

SENATORS and House of Representatives members yesterday reacted to the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal by his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawmakers said the development was in tune with Nigerians’ expectation of a government that has the anti-corruption crusade as its selling 24

April 20, 2017 4:09 AM Magu must go after Babachir, Oke's suspension, lawmaker tells Buhari

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Linus Okorie has called for the suspension of Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Linus Okorie was reacting to the recent suspensions of SGF Babachir Lawal and NIA DG Ayodele Oke. "I think that it is always better late than be late in all matters including 26

April 20, 2017 4:09 AM ‘SGF’s suspension shows Buhari’s govt is ready to do the right thing…’

Abuja – A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Babatunde Kolawole (Ondo-APC), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal. Kolawole said on Thursday in Abuja, that the action was long expected from the president. “The SGF’s continued stay in office without reprimand 22

April 19, 2017 10:01 PM Fayose slams President Buhari after suspension of SGF, NIA DG

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari after the suspension of the secretary to the government of the federation, Babachir lawal and the director-general of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke. The duo was suspended over corruption-related issues by the president on Wednesday, April 19 but Governor has described 28

April 19, 2017 9:18 PM Babachir: Sack other corrupt ministers, officials in your cabinet now, Ozekhome tells Buhari

Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari over his decision to suspend Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal and Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke from their respective offices. Vanguard reports that Ozekhome 37