Tag: dasuki

Op-Ed EditorDecember 25, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: After four years in detention, ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki regains freedom

Following the Federal government’s directive, the State Security Service SSS, has released former National Security Officer, Sambo Dasuki, after four ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 21, 2019

The Late 5: Buhari sacks TETFund executive secretary Abdullahi Bafa; Fayose received N6.9 bn from Dasuki’s imprest, Obanikoro tells court

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Buhari sacks TETFund executive secretary Abdullahi Bafa President Buhari has sacked Abdullahi ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2017

Opinion: Dasuki’s memory loss — A $2.1 billion fraud charge can do that to you

by Fredrick Nwabufo Before I go into the meat of this article, let me state this for the purpose of ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 4, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: The Diezanis and Dasukis within Buhari’s government

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Diezani Alison-Madueke is currently the poster girl for President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption. Throughout this ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 23, 2017

YNaija Tracklist | Suspected terror attack reported in Manchester Arena | DPR to spend N828m on travels, others | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Muslim groups call for shift of NYSC orientation to after Ramadan – ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 23, 2017

Dasukigate: EFCC seizes 18 houses from Dasuki’s associate

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has, as reported seized 18 houses in an estate allegedly ...

RoqeebahApril 12, 2017

I’m not interested in the Malabu oil controversy, and you shouldn’t be either

by Soma Oj. Welcome to Nigeria. One day we are obsessed with the return of Efe and Bisola, in utter ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

Opinion: Lt. Col. Muhammed Abu Ali | Our fallen heroes and arms-fund thieves

by A. S. M. Jimoh I didn’t know how to choose the title of this piece to properly reflect the ...

RoqeebahNovember 7, 2016

YNaija Editorial: How to honour Lt. Col. Muhammad Abu-Ali

The life and death of Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Abu-Ali brings into focus once again the sacrifices of the Nigerian Army ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 1, 2016

$2.2bn: Jonathan will testify in court – Dasuki’s lawyer

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is set to testify in court in the trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 1, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Blessed are the rich and powerful?

by Pius Adesanmi. Father Emmanuel Ojeifo, when next you see our elder and mutual friend, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, please ...

RoqeebahOctober 11, 2016

[The Presidential Blog]: We like ‘this’ Obasanjo

In the wake of the judiciary crisis that rocked half a dozen cities in Nigeria on Saturday, former President Olusegun ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 29, 2016

‘I don’t hate President Buhari…he knows I have been saying the truth’ – Fayose

The Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday, said that he will continue to criticize the President Buhari administration even ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 24, 2016

Omisore returns N100 million to EFCC

Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, has reportedly returned N100 million of the N1.310 billion traced to him by ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 17, 2016

EFCC questions Olu Falae

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday, questioned Olu Falae, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 15, 2016

Court dismisses Omisore’s bail application

An FCT High Court this morning dismissed a bail application by Senator Iyiola Omisore for lack of competence. Omisore is ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 12, 2016

FG abused legal process – Dasuki

Immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has told an Abuja High Court that the federal government ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 11, 2016

Does the government have the solution to this murderous herdsmen menace?

Over the weekend, suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked Gwari village in Niger state leaving at least 4 people dead and several ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 9, 2016

‘N15bn, public apology, bail’ | Dasuki drags FG to court

Vexed by his more than six months of detention, the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, on Friday, filed a ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 5, 2016

Obanikoro brought in N2.1bn cash for Fayose’s election – Tope Aluko

The 2014 election of Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, was partly funded with cash from the the Office of the National ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 29, 2016

How I transferred $40m into account of Jonathan’s cousin – Witness

The trial of Azibaola Robert commenced on Tuesday at a Federal High Court in Abuja with the Economic and Financial ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 24, 2016

EFCC has become ‘APC harassment agency’, says wanted man, Omisore

Former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Otunba Iyiola Omisore on Thursday, challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to present ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 23, 2016

Dasuki says he’s being punished for old sins as FG insists on secret trial

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has left in the hands of God, certain undisclosed persons believed ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 22, 2016

‘If you don’t touch public funds, you’ll sleep soundly’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has for the umpteenth declared his desire to rid the country of corruption and punish anyone found ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJune 8, 2016

FG wants secret trial of Dasuki because he’s ‘a crown Prince of Sokoto Caliphate’

Despite the February 2015 ruling of the Federal High Court against the protection (masking) of witnesses in the trial of ...

Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

Double jeopardy: Dasuki begs court to merge his charges

Embattled former National Security Adviser, Colonel Mohammed Sambo Dasuki, on Monday, prayed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

EFCC declares Iyiola Omisore wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore a wanted man. ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

Ailing Metuh begs to seek medical attention abroad

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Wednesday, tomorrow to rule on former publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic ...

Mazi EmekaMay 21, 2016

How Jonathan’s government withdrew $40m to negotiate for Chibok girls’ release

The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has been fingered in the alleged disappearance of $40 million (N13.6billion) which ...

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