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Newspaper Headlines: EFCC uncovers 17 properties linked to suspended accountant-general

Newspaper Headlines: EFCC uncovers 17 properties linked to suspended accountant-general
May 19
06:00 2022

The suspension of Ahmed Idris, accountant-general of the federation, from office over alleged N80 billion fraud dominated the cover pages of Nigerian newspapers.

The Punch reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered 17 properties linked to the suspended accountant-general of the federation. The newspaper says the Hausa community in Lagos has asked Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of the state, to reverse the ban on motorcycle operations in the state.

The Nigerian Tribune reports that the federal government has suspended the accountant-general of the federation over alleged fraud. The newspaper says the All Progressives Congress (APC) has adjusted its schedule of activities for the 2023 elections.

Daily Trust reports that controversy is trailing the move of outgoing governors to install successors. The newspaper says seven people were killed in a clash between traders and commercial motorcyclists in Abuja.

The Guardian reports that the APC and PDP are playing mind games about their presidential primaries. The newspaper says bakers have decried their inability to pass the burden of rising production costs to consumers.

Daily Independent reports that returning ministers who dropped their political bids are waiting for the verdict of President Muhammadu Buhari on their return to his cabinet. The newspaper says Nsima Ekere, former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has been arrested by the EFCC over alleged fraud.


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