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    EFCC has started its media trial, says Okupe on N750m fraud allegation

EFCC has started its media trial, says Okupe on N750m fraud allegation

Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has discredited the claim by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he received N75om from the office of the national security adviser (NSA) for doing nothing.Writing via his Twitter handle on Thursday, Okupe accused the anti-graft agency of media trial."Efcc has started its media trial. D press release 2dy that [...]

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    EFCC arraigns Okupe for ‘N702m fraud’

EFCC arraigns Okupe for ‘N702m fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Doyin Okupe, a spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign organisation, over allegations of fraud.The comission arraigned Okupe before a federal high court sitting in Abuja on Monday, on a 59-count charge bordering on alleged money laundering and diversion of funds to the tune of N702 million.Okupe, who was a media [...]

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    Okupe: In perilous 2019, only God and PDP will save Nigeria

Okupe: In perilous 2019, only God and PDP will save Nigeria

Doyin Okupe, special adviser to former president Goodluck Jonathan on media and publicity, says only God and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will save Nigeria.Speaking on Arise TV on Friday, Okupe, who claimed Nigeria is in perilous times, asked Nigerians not to vote for a president who they are not sure is in charge of the economy and affairs of the nation.The former governorship [...]

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    EFCC files 59-count money laundering charge against Okupe

EFCC files 59-count money laundering charge against Okupe

This is coming after Okupe failed to return about N100million he allegedly received from the office of the national security advise (ONSA).He said the N100 million was paid in two tranches and that the former president authorised Dasuki to pay him N50 million from his security votes. [...]

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    Report: EFCC raids Atiku’s sons apartment in Abuja

Report: EFCC raids Atiku’s sons apartment in Abuja

An apartment in a building occupied by Aliyu Abubakar and Mustapha Abubakar, sons of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was searched by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Saturday.According to Premium Times, the building, which is in Maitama neighbourhood, also houses an apartment occupied by Chiemeka Orji, son of [...]

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    Okupe: EFCC has summoned me for alleged cyber crime

Okupe: EFCC has summoned me for alleged cyber crime

Doyin Okupe, spokesman of the Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign council, says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned him over allegations of cyber crime.Writing via his Twitter handle on Saturday, Okupe said operatives of the anti-graft agency stormed his house in Lagos over the allegations.He said operatives of the anti-graft agency insisted that he should follow them without [...]

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    2019: We have serious issues, says Okupe as son joins Buhari’s campaign team

2019: We have serious issues, says Okupe as son joins Buhari’s campaign team

Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, says his son may be trying to get back at him by joining President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign team.According to Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Ditan Okupe has "volunteered to work" for the president ahead of the 2019 election.He disclosed this in a Twitter post on [...]

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    Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

Wike, Okupe, Gbenga Daniel — six winners and losers of PDP primary aside Tambuwal, Atiku

The last time ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar faced President Muhammadu Buhari in a political contest was in 2014 when he lost the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Buhari who not only won the general election but also made history by being the first Nigerian politician to unseat an incumbent president.But having secured the presidential ticket of the [...]

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    Okupe appointed chairman of Saraki’s media campaign

Okupe appointed chairman of Saraki’s media campaign

Senate President Bukola Saraki has appointed Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, as chairman of the media council for his campaign organisation.Saraki is a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Okupe's appointment was announced by Mohammed Wakil, director general of the Saraki Presidential Campaign Organisation.In a statement, Wakil said Okupe will "work with other top professionals in [...]

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    ‘I can never insult Atiku’ — Okupe makes U-turn after backlash

‘I can never insult Atiku’ — Okupe makes U-turn after backlash

Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied kicking against the presidential bid of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Abubakar, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he is one of the party's presidential aspirants.Okupe had said Abubakar becoming Nigeria's president even for a day would [...]

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    Okupe: It will take Nigeria 10 years to recover if Atiku becomes president for one day

Okupe: It will take Nigeria 10 years to recover if Atiku becomes president for one day

Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, says Nigeria will not make progress if former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar succeeds in his presidential ambition.Abubakar, a former chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last year.He is one of the presidential aspirants of the opposition party.Okupe said said Abubkar's presidency [...]

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    Okupe: Mantu is a hero… every election in this country was rigged

Okupe: Mantu is a hero… every election in this country was rigged

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, says all elections in the history of Nigeria have been rigged, with all political parties allegedly involved in the act.Okupe said this in reaction to the confession of Ibrahim Mantu, a former deputy senate president, that he helped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rig elections in the past.His confession has sparked [...]

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    You shouldn’t have publicised Ekwueme’s treatment, Okupe slams FG

You shouldn’t have publicised Ekwueme’s treatment, Okupe slams FG

Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant to ex-President Jonathan on public affairs, has taken an exception to the decision of the presidency to announce the assistance rendered to Alex Ekwueme, former vice-president.On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari approved immediate overseas treatment for the ailing former number two citizen.In a statement, Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and [...]

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    Okupe urges Buhari to summon emergency council of state meeting over ‘national distress’

Okupe urges Buhari to summon emergency council of state meeting over ‘national distress’

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to summon an emergency council of state meeting to seek a solution to the heightened tension in parts of the country.An ongoing military exercise in the region — Operation Python Dance II — has resulted in several clashes between security operatives and members of the Indigenous People of [...]

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    Okupe joins Accord party, says he is not desperate to be anything

Okupe joins Accord party, says he is not desperate to be anything

Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant on public affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says he has joined the Accord party.Okupe, who made this announcement in a statement on his Facebook page on Tuesday, said he was not desperate to be anything anymore.On July 2, he announced his decision to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying the party had become [...]

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    Okupe dumps PDP, says party has become menopausal

Okupe dumps PDP, says party has become menopausal

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has announced his decision to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement on Sunday, Okupe cited the leadership crisis in the party as one of the reasons he is leaving the PDP."It is with deep regret that I publicly announce my resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party," he said."It has [...]

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