Sambo Dasuki and Nigeria’s Subtle Descent into Anarchy

“We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force” – Ayn Rand

Sambo Dasuki and Nigeria’s Subtle Descent into Anarchy

By Jude Ndukwe “We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force” – Ayn Rand Col […]

Dapchi Girls: Federal Government set up 12-member committee

The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students from a girls’ school in Yobe State. 

Dapchi Girls: Federal Government set up 12-member committee

The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 students from a girls’ school in Yobe State. Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State was attacked by insurgents on Monday last week. The committee, which will be inaugurated today, is expected to submit its […]

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

Metuh’s trial: EFCC asks court to vacate witness summon against Jonathan By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile […]

Metuh’s Trial: Jonathan absent in court

Metuh’s Trial: Jonathan absent in court

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan and former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki both failed to appear as witnesses in the trial of former PDP spokesman, Olisa Metuh. The court bailiff failed to serve Jonathan the subpoena to appear in court in his Abuja residence as directed by the judge on Tuesday. Also, the […]

Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi spent millions on generators, security doors – witnesses

Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Dokpesi spent millions on generators, security doors – witnesses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday called two prosecution witnesses who testified before the Federal High Court in Abuja in respect of the N2.1bn fraud charges instituted against the African Independent Television’s founder, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and his Daar Investment and Holdings Limited. The two witnesses told the court how they supplied generators, […]

Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

Obaseki to meet NSA over violent crimes in Edo

…As Army deploys personnel to security flash-points The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, is to meet and discuss with the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongonu, on ways of tackling the upsurge in criminal activities in parts of the state. Obaseki disclosed this in Government House, Benin City, on Wednesday, while fielding questions […]

‘Arms scandal: Contractor inflated helicopters’ price by $20m each’

‘Arms scandal: Contractor inflated helicopters’ price by $20m each’

The claims read like the plot of a best-selling thriller, with secretive arms dealers and a corruption-riddled government fighting jihadists. The weapons deal collapses in acrimony but instead of a shoot-out, the embittered parties fight it out in court. In this real-life saga, Ara Dolarian is the US arms dealer, Hima Aboubakar the weapons contractor […]

Osinbajo panel: NSA, NIA clash over seized N13bn cash

Osinbajo panel: NSA, NIA clash over seized N13bn cash

There was confusion on Saturday over the seized N13bn cash found in an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, which was discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The seizure is the subject of an ongoing investigation being conducted by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN); and the National Security […]

Prosecute your friends who took money from Dasuki – PDP tells Buhari

Prosecute your friends who took money from Dasuki – PDP tells Buhari

The national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute his friends who allegedly collected money from a former National Security Adviser, Lt-col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.). The party said this was the only way the President could convince Nigerians that the war against corruption was not partial. The spokesperson […]

Sambo Dasuki declined offer to attend father’s burial – FG

Sambo Dasuki declined offer to attend father’s burial – FG

Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, said former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, on Monday declined an offer to visit his late father, Ibrahim Dasuki, in an Abuja hospital. Similarly, Danbazau said Sambo had declined another offer to be in Sokoto throughout the mourning of his Father. The Minister disclosed this while […]