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Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, Nigeria

$2.1bn arms deal: Dasuki lawyer’s absence stalls trial

Court adjourns till tomorrow for continuation of hearing.

Doyin Okupe, former media aid to Goodluck Jonathan

INVESTIGATION: How Jonathan govt. paid companies linked to Doyin Okupe to hack ‘unfriendly’ websites

PREMIUM TIMES uncovers the cyber defence arm of the Sambo Dasuki arms purchase scandal.

Fayose cautions Buhari over probe of military chiefs, says $2.1bn arms deal is a scam

“I think we should not destroy our democratic institutions, especially the judiciary and the armed forces.”

SPECIAL REPORT: Untold story of how Boko Haram wages its ‘jihad’ and how brutalized residents survived

This is the second part of our special report entitled: “Inside Boko Haram’s routes of death, destruction and humanitarian crises”.

FILE PHOTO: Former NSA Sambo Dasuki and others arraigned over misappropriation at the FCT High Court in Abuja

Dasukigate: Probe Panel summons 241 firms over arms scandal – FULL LIST HERE

The NSA office directs the affected companies and organisations to appear before its panel to avoid embarrassment

FILE PHOTO: Former NSA Sambo Dasuki and others arraigned over misappropriation at the FCT High Court in Abuja

Dasukigate: We rejected Jonathan’s $3 million – Islamic groups

“It came through their proxies to us and we said no. And today we have been vindicated.”

Zaria Massacre: Three persons rescued alive, three others found dead in Shi’ite headquarters rubble

The Kaduna State government urges people who fled the area to return to their homes.

Zaria Massacre: Human Rights Watch says over 300 killed, buried by soldiers

The rights group calls for an impartial investigation into the deadly clash.

IGP says El-Zakzaky in police custody, needs “orders from above” to allow access to him

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs sought to know the whereabouts of Mr. El-Zakzaky.

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Zakzaky’s son, wife among hundreds of our members killed by Nigerian Army, Shiite group says

Sect says hundreds of its members killed during the siege

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

20 feared killed as Nigerian troops arrest Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

A top leader of the sect, Muhammadu Turi, and head of sect’s medical team were reportedly killed in the siege.

Nigerian soldiers used to illustrate the story.

Nigerian Army, Shiites in war of words after deadly Zaria attack that killed many

The army accuses Shiites of attempting to assassinate its chief, Tukur Buratai.

Arms Deal: EFCC files fraud charges against Dasuki, Yuguda, Dokpesi, Bafarawa others

A presidential committee investigating arms procurement in the last administration alleges illegal spending of up to N643.8 billion and a further $2.2 billion

INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian young footballers are trafficked, abused, abroad

Fraudulent agents like Eric Toumi are breaking several laws. Not in the least, article 32 of the International Convention of the Rights of the Child

Arms procurement probe: Rights of suspects not violated – Falana

Mr. Falana said the government has handled the investigation within the ambit of the law so far.

Ex-NSA, Sambo Dasuki, denies implicating anyone in arms procurement probe

Nigerian government hires new lawyer to prosecute Dasuki

Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser, Nigeria

Alleged $2.2billion Arms Deal: EFCC pressuring SSS to hand over Sambo Dasuki for questioning

A presidential committee says about $2.2 billion was diverted to purposes other than arms procurement during the Jonathan era

Saraki denies N60bn arms deal fraud, but SaharaReporters insists he took bribe

Mr. Saraki says Sahara Reporters is seeking to remove him from office.

Raymond Dokpesi

$2.2billion Arms Deal: Why EFCC arrested Dokpesi, ex-Governor Bafarawa

The spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest of the two politicians to PREMIUM TIMES

Bello Haliru Mohammed

EXCLUSIVE: Why EFCC arrested Yuguda, Bafarawa, ex-PDP Chairman’s sons, others over $2billion arms deal

A presidential committee into arms procurement under Goodluck Jonathan says it found N643.8 billion and $2.2 billion extra-budgetary spending.

Bashir Yuguda

EFCC arrests former Minister, others over alleged $2billion arms deal

Sources said billions of naira were allegedly traced to the former minister from funds meant for arms procurement.


How suicide bomber disguised as Shi’ite Muslim before killing 20 in Kano

The attacker was sent from Mubi to Sambisa forest and then to Kano, an arrested suspect said.

Shiite muslims in Zaria

Ten feared dead as blast hits Shi’ite procession in Kano

The group evacuated the victims and continued with the procession.

Jonathan washes hand off arms procurement scandal

Mr. Jonathan said in reference to the arms procurement scandal, “Sometimes, I feel sad when people mention these figures.”

Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki

Dasuki kicks as Buhari orders arrest, says, “I was never invited to defend myself over arms deal”

The former NSA says he served Nigeria with the best of intention