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Buhari suspends two top officials over aid funds and $43m Lagos 'loot' - africanews

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has ordered the immediate suspension of two top officials of his administration, a statement released by the Presidency confirmed on today (Wednesday, April 19, 2017). ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. The two ...and more »

Nigeria's president orders probe into missing aid funds - Financial Times

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria's president, has ordered an investigation into a senior civil servant linked to missing funds meant to avert famine in the north-east of the country. Mr Buhari, who pledged to fight widespread corruption when he won elections ...and more »

Habiba Lawal takes over as acting SGF - Daily Trust

The Permanent Secretary, Ecological Funds Office (EFO) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Dr. Habiba Muda Lawal, has taken over as the acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). This follows ...and more »

In Nigeria, president Buhari's anti-corruption battle is shaking up his own team - Quartz

During his campaign for the presidency and since taking office two years ago Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his anti-corruption campaign as a pillar of his administration. But while his public rhetoric galvanized the Economic and ...and more »

Nigeria suspends top officials over missing humanitarian funds - Deutsche Welle

Nigeria's head of national intelligence and a senior civil servant have been implicated in a corruption scandal involving the misuse of development money. The funds were meant to help people hit by Boko Haram violence. A money changer counts Nigerian ...and more »

A mighty mortal has been caught, says Shehu Sani on SGF's suspension - TheCable

Shehu Sani, chairman of the senate committee which indicted Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, says his panel is not rejoicing that a “mighty mortal has been caught in the trap of his fate”. Sani said this in reaction to the ...and more »

Nigeria's spy chief suspended after $43 million seized from apartment - CNN

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigeria's spy chief has been suspended amid reports that a $43 million stash seized in a widely trumpeted apartment raid belonged to his agency. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Ayodele Oke, director-general of the ...and more »

'Who is the presidency?' — shocked Babachir Lawal reacts to suspension - TheCable

Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, has told reporters to ask the “presidency” why he was suspended. In an encounter with reporters on Wednesday shortly after his suspension was announced, a clearly shocked Lawal stalled on ...and more »

''Who is the presidency?'', Babachir queries his suspension (VIDEO) - Daily Trust

'Who is the presidency?', Babachir queries his suspensioPresident Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David ...and more »

Why Buhari suspended SGF, NIA boss - Daily Trust

Nigeria's topmost government official as well as the nation's top spy master vacated office shortly after they were suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, handed over to ...and more »