Lt. Gen Theophilus Danjuma on Saturday said he was the third person on the list of those marked for assassination during the failed 13 February, 1976 coup d’état that claimed the life of the then Head-of-State, Gen. Murtala Muhammed, and many others
One of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) chiefs implicated in the $2.1 billion arms deal and put under house arrest at Niger Barracks, Abuja has returned N66 million of the N90 million, allegedly traced to him, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A Professor of Microbiology and former Vice-Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, has expressed displeasure with the country’s approach to fighting the deadly Lassa fever, describing the method adopted as “annual recurrent budget of death for the poor people in Nigeria.”
It was a week of dangerous vacillation and dithering on the Boko Haram onslaught. The senator for Borno Central, Baba Kaka Garbai, tended to upset the apple cart when, penultimate Saturday at Dalori, he tried to explode the claim by the federal government that it had technically defeated Boko Haram because the insurgents no longer held any territory.
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency Friday played host to operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) who stormed the agency’s headquarters a few minutes before noon halting various meetings as they quizzed some the agency’s top management staff.
The United Nations has been grappling with so many sexual abuse allegations involving its peacekeepers that Secretary General Ban Ki-moon recently called them “a cancer in our system.”