Monday 18 September 2017

Military, S’East govs have no right to declare IPOB a terrorist organization – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, said the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) by the Nigerian military and Governors of the South-estates as a ‘terrorist organisation’ is unconstitutional and does not follow due process.

Mr Saraki said National Assembly will investigate the crisis in the South East owing to the clash between security agencies and the Indigenous People of Biafra, led by Nnamdi Kanu.

Diezani: EFCC Discovers $1.5bn Lodged in Swiss Bank, inspects her N7bn Dubai Properties (Photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have traced about $1.5 billion, believed to be proceeds of crime to a Swiss account, as part of investigations involving former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

The sum which is believed to have been earned from the illegal sale of Nigeria’s crude oil was allegedly channeled through the United States by the former oil minister and four of her business associates.

Buhari arrives New York, listed as 8th Speaker at UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to join other world leaders for the one week 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) high-level events starting on Tuesday.

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