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Ekpeyong, Oke Arrest: Call DSS To Order, Sagay Tells Buhari

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the only one that can call the Department of State Service, DSS to order. He made the statement following the face off that occurred between operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and the DSS over the arrest of its former Director General and ex-DG of NIA, Ayo Oke. Sagay, in an interview with The Punch advised the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, to write a…

DSS, EFCC Clash: Buhari’s Govt ‘Grossly Irresponsible’ – PDP Senator

A Peoples Democratic Party Senator, Abiodun Olujimi, has described as “grossly irresponsible”, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. Senator Olujimi, at Wednesday’s Senate plenary, was reacting to the recent face-off between operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and that of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. Officials of both agencies had clashed at Mamman Nasir Street, Asokoro, when the DSS prevented the EFCC from arresting ex-DG DSS Ita Ekpeyong, and former DG of…

Breaking: Magu Vows To Arrest Ekpeyong, Oke

Following the face-off between operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and those of the State Security Services and National Intelligence Agency, the EFCC chairman, Ibrahim Magu has promised that the former heads of the security agencies will be arrested. Magu, who made the pledge on Wednesday, in Abuja, said there is no going back on the plan to arrest the duo. “We are not discouraged at all. The law must take its course, nobody is above the law,” he said. Recall that men of the DSS had resisted…

After Showdown With DSS, EFCC Resigns From Residences Of Ex-DG NIA, DSS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally vacated the residences of ex-Director-Generals of the Department of State Services (DSS) and the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The EFCC, on Tuesday, checked out of from Mamman Nasir Street, Asokoro, Abuja, after operatives of the DSS prevented its arrest of Ita Ekpeyong, former DG DSS, and Ayo Oke, the recently sack DG of NIA. Oke and Ekpeyong, who occupy house 11 and 46 respectively on the said street, had refused to honour separate invitations to…

EFCC Moves Against Babachir

More trouble seems to be brewing for former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, sets up a crack team to probe the fraud allegations against the ex-SGF. The team according to the EFCC is to examine all the details relating to the N200m contract for the cutting of grass in the North-East, which was linked to the former SGF. The team is made up of special investigators from the anti-graft agency. Trouble started for the ex-SGF in…

EFCC Invites Sacked DG NIA Over N13bn Ikoyi Cash

The sacked former Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, has been summoned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) alongside his wife, Folashade. The EFCC invited the duo over the $43m, N23m and £27,000 retrieved from an Ikoyi apartment in Lagos State earlier this year.

Buhari Welcomes New SGF Boss Mustapha (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, at the State House, Abuja. Mr Mustapha was on Monday appointed the new SGF following the sack of Babachir Lawal, who was found guilty of diverting about N200 million meant for the North East humanitarian funds. Following the development, President Buhari on Monday sacked Lawal alongside the Director General of of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. Mustapha until his…