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Nigeria suspends spy chief over $60 million cash stash - TVNZ

Nigeria suspends spy chief over $60 million cash stashTVNZNigeria's president has suspended the country's intelligence chief over the recent discovery of $US43 million $NZ61 million in cash in a Lagos apartment. Nigeria currency. Source: istock.com. President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into ...and more »

Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stash - News24;

Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stash - News24

News24Nigeria suspends intel chief over $43 million cash stashNews24Abuja - Nigeria's president has suspended the country's intelligence chief over the recent discovery of $43 million in cash in a Lagos apartment. A statement on Wednesday says President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into how the ...and more »

SGF, NIA boss' suspension: More Nigerians hail Buhari - The Nation Newspaper;

SGF, NIA boss' suspension: More Nigerians hail Buhari - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperSGF, NIA boss' suspension: More Nigerians hail BuhariThe Nation NewspaperA Don, Prof. Abdulhameed Ujo on Wednesday, said the suspension of Mr David Babachir Lawal, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) was long overdue. Ujo is of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, University ...and more »

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

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

Financial TimesNigeria's president orders probe into missing aid fundsFinancial TimesMuhammadu 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. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we deliver the ...and more »

Senators react to suspension of SGF Babachir Lawal - Premium Times;

Senators react to suspension of SGF Babachir Lawal - Premium Times

Premium TimesSenators react to suspension of SGF Babachir LawalPremium TimesShehu Sani, the senator heading the committee that blew the lid of the contract frauds at the Presidential Initiative for the North East, PINE, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending the official at the centre of the scandal, the ...and more »

Babachir's Suspension Long Overdue – SAN - The Whistler;

Babachir's Suspension Long Overdue – SAN - The Whistler

The WhistlerBabachir's Suspension Long Overdue – SANThe WhistlerMallam Yusuf Ali, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, saying it is long overdue. Ali, who said this in a chat with Punch on ...and more »

Senator Sani Commends Buhari For Suspending SGF Babachir - Now You're Fighting Corruption - Nigerian Bulletin;

Senator Sani Commends Buhari For Suspending SGF Babachir - Now You're Fighting Corruption - Nigerian Bulletin

Nigerian BulletinSenator Sani Commends Buhari For Suspending SGF Babachir - Now You're Fighting CorruptionNigerian BulletinSenator Shehu Sani has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending Babachir Lawal, Secretary to the government of the Federation. shehu sani3.jpg. During an appearance on Channels TV Programme 'Politics Today' , Sani said that the ...and more »

Babachir Lawal Sen Urhoghide, Sani, others hail SGF's suspension - Pulse Nigeria

Babachir Lawal Sen Urhoghide, Sani, others hail SGF's suspensionPulse NigeriaThe Chairman, Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Mr Matthew Urhoghide, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal. The lawmaker told the News Agency of ...and more »

See the SGF who has just been suspended, as he leaves presidential villa - NAIJ.COM;

See the SGF who has just been suspended, as he leaves presidential villa - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMSee the SGF who has just been suspended, as he leaves presidential villaNAIJ.COMIn an earlier report by NAIJ.com, Lawal denied knowledge of his suspension demanded to know who wrote the statement announcing the development. Babachir who rushed into Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's office when his suspension was announced on ...and more »

APC chieftain wants Buhari to sack incompetent, corrupt appointees - P.M. News;

APC chieftain wants Buhari to sack incompetent, corrupt appointees - P.M. News

P.M. NewsAPC chieftain wants Buhari to sack incompetent, corrupt appointeesP.M. NewsA member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Timi Frank, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack appointees, including cabinet members, who had brought the Federal Government to disrepute. He made the call in a statement on Wednesday in ...and more »

Three recommendations from the senate report which nailed SGF - TheCable;

Three recommendations from the senate report which nailed SGF - TheCable

TheCableThree recommendations from the senate report which nailed SGFTheCableOn December 14, 2016, the senate asked Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation, to immediately resign from office. This followed the recommendation of its ad hoc committee on the humanitarian crisis in the north-east, which had ...and more »

Babachir's suspension will strengthen legislative, executive relationship – Senator Aliero - NAIJ.COM;

Babachir's suspension will strengthen legislative, executive relationship – Senator Aliero - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COMBabachir's suspension will strengthen legislative, executive relationship – Senator AlieroNAIJ.COMA senator representing Kebbi Central Senatorial district, Senator Adamu Aliero has said that the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. Babachir Lawal would strengthen executive and legislative relationship. NAIJ ...and more »

Spy chief suspended after 'humongous' cash find - Sky News;

Spy chief suspended after 'humongous' cash find - Sky News

Sky NewsSpy chief suspended after 'humongous' cash findSky NewsAnti-corruption investigators in Nigeria say the stash, including $43m, was found hidden in filing cabinets and a wardrobe. 18:16, UK, Wednesday 19 April 2017. Nigeria corruption. Pic: EFCC. Image: Investigators with the money. Pic: EFCC. By Russell ...and more »

Babachir's Suspension Vindicates Us – Senator - The Whistler;

Babachir's Suspension Vindicates Us – Senator - The Whistler

The WhistlerBabachir's Suspension Vindicates Us – SenatorThe WhistlerThe senator representing Kebbi Central, Adamu Aliero, says the suspension of Babachir Lawal by President Muhammadu Buhari has vindicated the Senate that the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) is corrupt. Recall that the Senate Ad-hoc ...and more »

SGF, NIA chief's suspension an afterthought – Fayose - The Nation Newspaper;

SGF, NIA chief's suspension an afterthought – Fayose - The Nation Newspaper

The Nation NewspaperSGF, NIA chief's suspension an afterthought – FayoseThe Nation NewspaperEkiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has described the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal and Director General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayo Oke, as an “afterthought and a prelude to ...and more »

Senate applauds Buhari for suspending SGF, Babachir - Daily Trust;

Senate applauds Buhari for suspending SGF, Babachir - Daily Trust

Daily TrustSenate applauds Buhari for suspending SGF, BabachirDaily TrustBy Ismail Mudashir | Publish Date: Apr 19 2017 6:13PMChairman of the Senate ad-hoc Commitee on mounting humanitarian crisis in the North East, Senator Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna) has described the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the ...and more »

'Who is Presidency?' – Suspended SGF, Babchir Lawal reacts to suspension - NAIJ.COM;

'Who is Presidency?' – Suspended SGF, Babchir Lawal reacts to suspension - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM'Who is Presidency?' – Suspended SGF, Babchir Lawal reacts to suspensionNAIJ.COMIn an encounter with reporters on Wednesday April 19 shortly after his suspension was announced, a clearly shocked Lawal stalled on all the questions he was asked, according to the Cable news. READ ALSO: Names of Nigerians who stay at Osborne ...and more »

[The Presidential Blog] Hey Babachir! Here's the official notice of your suspension - YNaija

[The Presidential Blog] Hey Babachir! Here's the official notice of your suspensionYNaijaSo the President finally decided to take action regarding the Secretary to the Government of the Federation who's been accused of violating due process in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East. The suspension comes ...and more »

Ali , Fagbemi laud Buhari's decision on SGF, DG NIA - Vanguard;

Ali , Fagbemi laud Buhari's decision on SGF, DG NIA - Vanguard

VanguardAli , Fagbemi laud Buhari's decision on SGF, DG NIAVanguardILORIN-A Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) Mallam Yusuf Olaolu Ali Wednesday commended the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation(SGF), Mr. Babachir Lawal from office over ...and more »

Nigeria's Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in Lagos - BBC News;

Nigeria's Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in Lagos - BBC News

BBC NewsNigeria's Buhari suspends spy chief after $43m found in LagosBBC NewsNigeria's foreign spy chief Ayo Oke has been suspended after anti-corruption officers found more than $43m (£34m) in a flat in the main city, Lagos, the president's office has said. Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into how the spy agency ...and more »