Controversy Over Looters’ List

The APC led federal government, in a bid to shore up confidence in their cardinal program of fighting corruption has released some names of alleged looters who have looted money from the country’s treasury.  The earlier list, which the Minister of information, Lai Mohamed, insisted is only a teaser, generated outcry of arbitrary sectionalism of the list. It will be recalled that the corruption fighting government has never had any convicted person under the corruption fight, though almost all were tried and found guilty in the media. With the release…

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Customs: Reckless Use Of Guns, Beam Searchlight On FTZs

By Stephen Ubanna For years , there had been complaints of reckless use of guns by Nigeria Customs Service, NCS  personnel across the country.  From Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Cross River, Bauchi, Kaduna to Jigawa , the story is the same: reckless use of weapons by Officers. Customs personnel may have blamed  the resort to the use of arms to defend themselves  when they came under heavy attack by smugglers. This  is evident with the accidental discharge  by the Kano/Jigawa Command Patrol Officers in Babura, a border town between Nigeria and…

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