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Access Bank moves to block probe of IB acquisition

In a bid to forestall the the probe of how Access bank Plc acquired Intercontinental bank Plc by Financial Reporting Council of Nigerian FRCN, the outgoing managing Director of Access bank plc, Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede and a Director of the bank Herbert Wigwe have dragged the organization before a Federal Hi...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Boko Haram: APC urges N/Assembly To Probe Security Fund

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Assembly to urgently initiate a probe into how the budgetary allocations to the military have been spent in recent years, with a view to establishing whether or not the military is adequately empowered to effectively tackle the worsening scourge o...

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Posted on May 8, 2014

Court Order Halts Petroleum Minister’s Private Jet Probe

Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s petroleum minister has obtained an interim court order stopping the House of Representatives from further investigations on the N10billion public funds allegedly used by the minister for leasing private jets for personal use for two years. In a document with suit number FHC...

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Posted on Apr 29, 2014

Obasanjo-led AU Commission arrives South Sudan to probe rights abuses

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo leads the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan. The African Union (AU) Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan has embarked on a 10-day mission to the country amidst renewed violence in parts of the country’s oil rich regions. The field mission is an effort to...

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Posted on Apr 23, 2014

Uganda MPs probe athletes’ sex abuse scandal

Uganda’s parliament has opened a probe into the alleged sex abuse of elite female runners from the national team by a top coach, calling the affair a “national shame”. The east African nation, an emerging distance running power that has been trying to take on regional rivals Kenya and Ethiop...

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Posted on Apr 15, 2014

Probe of Private Jet Trips: Alison-Madueke, NNPC, FAAN Gets Letters

House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has sent letters to the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke; Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu; VistaJet International; Evergreen Aviation Terminal, operators of private Jet...

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Posted on Apr 3, 2014

Cameron Orders Probe Of Muslim Brotherhood

Cameron Orders Probe Of Muslim Brotherhood is a post from: P.M. NEWS Nigeria PM David Cameron British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered an investigation into the activities of Muslim Brotherhood over concerns that the group is planning radical activities from a base in London. The intelligence agencies...

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Posted on Apr 1, 2014

Diezani Jet Scandal: APC Warns Against Tampering With House Probe

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly warned against any attempt to put pressure on the Federal House of Representatives committee is currently probing the disturbing jet scandal involving Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday by its Inter...

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Posted on Mar 31, 2014

Allison-Madueke to face Reps probe for spending N3.120bn on air charter services.

On Thursday, Members of the House of Representatives mandated the Public Accounts Committee, PAC to probe an alleged reckless spending of N3.120billion in two years by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Deziani Allison-Madueke for air charter services. The House in session also directed the committee to...

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Posted on Mar 29, 2014

#StellaGate: Afenifere Demands Probe Into Other Agencies’ Pockets

Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to urgently set up a judicial panel of inquiry that will investigate the cost of governance since 2009 when late President Umar Yar’Adua took ill. The group, in a statement signed by its National Chairman, Olawale Oshun, argued that the...

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Posted on Nov 14, 2013

House Condemns Killing Of Nigerian In India, Orders Probe

The killing of a Nigerian in the Goa region in India has been condemned by the House of Representatives. The House on Wednesday also mandated its committees on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Matters to investigate circumstances surrounding the killing and the subsequent illegal incarceration of 53 Nigerians in ...

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Reps Probe Use Of Foreign Manages For Sovereign Fund

The House of Representatives in Nigeria has launched a probe into the appointment of foreign portfolio managers for the nation’s Sovereign Wealth Fund. The probe is to look at the possible risks the country faces with the appointments of foreign financial institutions – UBS and Goldman Sachs – t...

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013

$6.8 Billion Fraud: Reps To Probe NNPC, Swiss Oil Deals

The House of Representatives has mandated a joint committee to investigate the alleged involvement of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) with Swiss oil dealers in deals that cost the federal government billions of dollars. This resolution followed a motion by Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, who drew at...

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Posted on Nov 12, 2013

Oduahgate: Group wants Jonathan sack probe panel

A Nigerian civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has stated that “the setting up of a panel by President Goodluck Jonathan to probe the N255m car scandal has effectively blocked and undermined the mandate and work of appropriate anti-corruption agencies on the matter,...

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Posted on Nov 3, 2013

Nigerian rights body to probe evictions, demolition of houses

Nigeria’s National Human Rights Commission said it would conduct public hearings into the demolition of houses and forced evictions by authorities across the country, which have been condemned by Amnesty International. The public hearings will be held in November in the four major cities of Abuja, Lagos...

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Posted on Oct 31, 2013

N225m Scandal: Jonathan Sets up Committee to Probe Oduah

After repeatedly ignoring public condemnation on the recent purchase of two bulletproof cars for Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah at the cost of N225m, President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday inaugurated a three-man committee to investigate the matter. The committee, christened Administrative Panel of In...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2013

GEJ sets up committee to probe Oduah’s armoured car scandal

By Citizens platform President Goodluck Jonathan has set up a three-man administrative panel to investigate the armoured car scandal involving the minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, stated this while briefing journalists afte...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2013

House of Reps to probe Oduah’s BMW Cars

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja Nigeria’s House of Representative on Tuesday mandated its Committee on Aviation to probe the $ 1.6 million armoured car scandal involving Princess Stella Oduah, the Minister of Aviation. The probe followed a motion by All Progressives Congress (APC) legislator, Samson Osagie, brought ...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2013

NASS to Probe Purchase of Bulletproof Cars for Oduah

Both chambers of the National Assembly on Tuesday initiated concrete step towards investigations into the purchase of N225m-worth bulletproof cars by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) for Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah. First, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Hope ...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2013

N255m Bulletproof Cars: Falana Gives EFCC Six Days to Probe Stella Oduah

Lagos-based lawyer and former President of the West African Bar Association (WABA), Femi Falana has joined Nigerians calling for the probe of Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah over allegations of forcing the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to buy her two bulletproof BMW cars at the cost of ...

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Posted on Oct 20, 2013

Oduah, car scandal minister sets up panel to probe leak

Simon Ateba/Aviation correspondent Nigeria’s embattled minister of aviation, Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah, has set up a panel to investigate how information about the N255 million two bullet-proof cars, purchased for her by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, was leaked to the media, sources sa...

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Posted on Oct 18, 2013

House of Reps to probe Presidency on expenditure of funds

By Citizens platform The House of Representatives committee on Public Accounts has said it will begin investigation into the disbursement and expenditure of service-wide votes from 2008-2013 to agencies under the Presidency by the Budget Office. Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee, Hon. Adeola Solomon O...

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Posted on Oct 14, 2013

Police probe Mandela’s grandson over gun violation

One of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons is being investigated on suspicion of pointing a gun at another man during an argument, South African police said on Wednesday. The grandson, Mandla Mandela, has not been arrested, police said in a statement, without releasing further details. Freddy Pilusa, a spokesman...

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Posted on Oct 9, 2013

Senate To Probe FG’s Claims In MTEF

The Senate has deferred the debate on the 2014-2016 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) submitted by the Executive. Lawmakers in the upper chamber were supposed to debate the MTEF and FSP which was submitted by President Jonathan, but the debate was deferred to allow the S...

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Posted on Sep 26, 2013

Arrested Briton ‘Not Significant’ To Kenya Attack Probe

A British national arrested in Nairobi is “not of significant interest” to the investigation into the mall siege that killed at least 72 people, Britain’s top diplomat in Kenya said on Wednesday. The Foreign Office in London confirmed the comment by British High Commissioner Christian Turner...

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Posted on Sep 25, 2013