Saturday, September 22, 2018

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    N30trn probe: Senate asks police to arrest 30 CEOs

N30trn probe: Senate asks police to arrest 30 CEOs

The senate has directed the police to arrest chief executive officers (CEOs) of 30 firms for failing to appear before its committee probing national revenue loss.The companies are alleged to have been involved in the N30 trillion-revenue believed to have been lost by the country in its maritime sector.The senate joint committee on customs, excise and tariff and marine transport, [...]

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    N30tn probe: Senate threatens to arrest CEOs of Glo, Dana Group

N30tn probe: Senate threatens to arrest CEOs of Glo, Dana Group

The senate on Wednesday threatened to arrest the chief executive officers (CEOs) of 16 companies, including Glo, for failing to honour its invitation over the N30 trillion revenue probe.Hope Uzodinma, chairman of the senate joint committee on customs, excise and tariff and marine transport, gave the warning at a meeting with some of the firms in Abuja on Wednesday.The committee [...]

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    Kano anti-corruption agency suspends probe of Sanusi

Kano anti-corruption agency suspends probe of Sanusi

Kano state public complaint and anti-corruption commission has suspended its probe of Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano.The agency had launched an investigation into the finances of the Kano emirate under Sanusi.The monarch was alleged to have misappropriated N6bn of the emirate’s funds.The probe was initiated in the heat of Sanusi’s criticism of the northern establishment.He once described the north [...]

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    Senate probes BPP over ‘corrupt’ issuance of no objection certificate

Senate probes BPP over ‘corrupt’ issuance of no objection certificate

The senate has mandated its committee on public procurement to investigate the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) over its "corrupt" issuance of certificate of no objection.The committee will also probe the alleged failure of the BPP to conduct mandatory post procurement audit.The committee is expected to submit its report in five weeks.The resolutions of the senate followed a motion sponsored [...]

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    Those behind Queen’s College deaths must be prosecuted, says Saraki

Those behind Queen’s College deaths must be prosecuted, says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki wants those responsible for the deaths of three students of Queen's College, Lagos, to be prosecuted.The students died in February, following an outbreak of diarrhoea in the school. The federal government had  set up a team to investigate the incidents.On Thursday, Chuks Okocha, Saraki's special assistant on print media, quoted the senate president as saying that [...]

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    Dogara calls for probe of Calabar viewing centre tragedy

Dogara calls for probe of Calabar viewing centre tragedy

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has urged the Cross River state government to conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of football fans in Calabar.The speaker expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident which led to the death of football fans in a viewing centre.In a statement issued by Turaki Hassan, the speaker’s special adviser [...]

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    Probing past Kogi governors not a witch hunt, says Yahaya Bello

Probing past Kogi governors not a witch hunt, says Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, has said that the decision to probe finances of the state, from 2003 to 2016, was not aimed at settling political scores with his predecessors.The governor stated this in Lokoja on Wednesday while receiving the report of a commission of inquiry set up to probe the finances of the state under two previous administrations.He said [...]

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    Wiretap claim: Trump wants Obama probed by US congress

Wiretap claim: Trump wants Obama probed by US congress

US President Donald Trump has asked Congress to determine whether Barack Obama ordered illegal wiretapping of Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential election.Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, made this known in a statement on Sunday."Reports concerning potentially politically motivated investigations immediately ahead of the 2016 election are very troubling," Spicer said."President Donald J. Trump is requesting that as part [...]

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    THE FILE: Not just Ihejirika, Minimah. All 54 people under probe over fresh arms scandal

THE FILE: Not just Ihejirika, Minimah. All 54 people under probe over fresh arms scandal

On Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the probe of 54 individuals, as recommended by the committee on the audit of procurement of arms.Those listed for investigation include 18 serving and retired military personnel, 12 serving and retired public officials and 24 chief executive officers of companies.The committee, led by John Ode, disclosed that the total amount spent for procurement and [...]

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