Betta Edu and Predecessor Sadiya Umar-Farouq Passports Seized by EFCC

Betta Edu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken action in the ongoing investigations into scandals within the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. Passports belonging to the suspended Minister, Betta Edu, and her predecessor, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, have been seized by the EFCC. Edu, currently facing questioning at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja, is […]

Aliko Dangote Secures Top Spot on Forbes Africa’s Billionaire List

Aliko Dangote

Nigeria’s industrial magnate, Aliko Dangote, has once again secured his position as the wealthiest individual in Africa, as reported by Forbes Real-Time Billionaires. This comes after a brief hiatus where South African business tycoon Johann Rupert temporarily held the top spot. As of January 8, the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires data indicates that Dangote’s net worth […]

EFCC Interrogates Former Minister Sadiya Over Alleged N37 Billion Money Laundering

SADIYA

In a recent development, detectives from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have spent hours grilling the former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, regarding her alleged involvement in the ongoing money laundering case. The immediate past minister is facing accusations of channeling the funds through a contractor named […]

Kaduna Residents Cautioned By NDA As Shooting Exercise Commences

Nigeria Defense Academy

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna has issued a public alert urging residents in the areas of Mando, Tsamiya, Kauya, and Afaka to remain calm as it embarks on a scheduled shooting exercise. In an official statement released, Maj. Mohammed Maidawa, the Academy’s Public Relations Officer, clarified that the exercise is exclusively for the […]

Minister Betta Edu Suspended Amidst Alleged Misappropriation Scandal

Suspension

President Bola Tinubu has taken swift action by suspending Betta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, following allegations of financial irregularities. The suspension, effective immediately, was announced by Presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale. Edu faced controversy over her alleged involvement in approving a substantial sum of N585,198,500.00 to be directed into a personal […]

Borno Operations: Military Air Strikes Neutralize Terrorists 

Borno Operations

Troops of Operation Hadin Kai have successfully conducted operations in different areas of Borno State, resulting in the elimination of several terrorists between January 2 and 6. The operations near Sambisa Forest targeted terrorists suspected of transporting arms and ammunition to the area. A statement by the Nigerian Air Force Director of Public Relations and […]

Tinubu Orders Inquiry Into N585m Scandal, Vows Sanctions For Violators

Betta Edu

President Bola Tinubu has called for a comprehensive investigation into the alleged N585m scandal within the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. He has pledged decisive punishment for any individuals found guilty of breaching financial regulations during the inquiry, the directive was issued by Tinubu on Sunday through a statement by the Minister […]

EFCC Extends Forex Probe, Summons Dangote Officials To Abuja

EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned officials from the Dangote Group to Abuja, requesting detailed documents on foreign exchange transactions spanning the past nine years. The investigation is part of the ongoing probe into the alleged misuse of foreign exchange allocations by the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele. EFCC […]

Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Kill Pastor And Five Others In Yobe State

Yobe State

In a tragic incident, suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the community of Kwari in Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe state, resulting in the death of Pastor Luka Levong of the Church of Christ In Nations (COCIN) and five other individuals. The assailants reportedly invaded the community around 2:00 am on Friday, shooting the pastor […]