Fleeing Maina arrested in Niger Republic
Security agents have arrested the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who fled Nigeria. Maina was arrested by operatives of Niger Republic intelligence service in a collaboration with Nigerian anti-corruption agency on Monday evening. Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Maina for alleged money laundering to the tune…
Ndume apologises to Jonathan for ‘harsh’ criticisms
Representative of Borno South in the Senate, Senator Ali Ndume, has apologised to former President Goodluck Jonathan for “criticising and ganging up” against his adminisration.
Court sends Ndume to prison for failure to produce Maina
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered that Senator Ali Ndume be remanded in Kuje Custodial Centre of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NcoS) for failure to produce Abdulrasheed Maina in court.
Senate panel laments loss of war equipment to terrorists
The Senate Committee on Army has expressed concern over continued loss of combat equipment and platforms by the military in its fight against Boko Haram insurgents.
‘Repentant’ Boko Haram member kills father in Borno, reveals Ndume
Senator Ali Ndume has criticised the Federal Government’s amnesty to terrorists, saying that a repentant Boko Haram member, who was recently integrated into the community, killed his father, stole his wealth and disappeared.
Only Buhari can sack service chiefs, says presidency
Abuja has declared that the removal or otherwise of the country’s security chiefs is the prerogative of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidency replies Sen. Ndume, urges him to stop politicizing COVID-19
The Presidency has advised politicians to avoid politicising the battle against the Coronavirus but partner with all tiers of government and relevant authorities in the ongoing fight against the spread of the deadly virus.
NASS will adjust defence budget to meet security challenges – Sen. Ndume
The Chairman Senate Committee, Army, Sen. Ali Ndume on Thursday said the National Assembly will adjust the defence budget to meet current security challenges in the country.
Army thwarting Boko Haram’s devious quest in North East, says commander
The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Olusegun Adeniyi, has declared that the dream of the Boko Haram sect to establish a caliphate in the North East had met a brick wall in the past decade, as the military keeps neutralising 50 terrorists monthly.