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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Nigeria Suspends Intel Chief over $43 Million Cash Stash - Voice of America

Nigeria's president on Wednesday suspended the country's intelligence chief over the recent discovery of $43 million in cash in a Lagos apartment. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into how the National Intelligence Agency came to ...and more »

Acting SGF, NIA DG appointed - NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

Dr Habibat Lawal from Bauchi State and Ambassador Arab Yadam from Plateau State have assumed the positions of the acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the acting Director General, Nigeria Intelligence Agency (NIA), respectively in ...and more »

Nigeria's Buhari orders corruption probe over humanitarian funds - Reuters Africa

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered an investigation into corruption allegations against a senior civil servant related to the use of funds intended for handling a humanitarian crisis in the northeast of the ...and more »