Umar Mohammed Named New EFCC Head; He Resumes Work Immediately
Sequel to the suspension of Ibrahim Magu as the acting head of the anti- corruption agency in the country, Mohammed Umar, director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been named acting chairman of the agency. The new acting chairman has been confirmed to have taken charge of the agency.
Umar, who is a Deputy Commissioner of Police, is the second most senior operative at the Commission.
It was learnt that there had been moves to install the Secretary, Ola Olukoyede, as the chairman pending the suspension of Ibrahim Magu.
However, Olukoyede was not favoured as he is a civilian.
There were, however, indications on Wednesday afternoon that the Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, Bala Ciroma, is favoured as the substantive chairman.
Lai Mohammed gets another appointment
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Kehinde Raji Aaraj is not a PDP member, says Mohammed Shokeye Showkey
A stalwart of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state, Hon. Mohammed Shokeye (Showkey) has cleared air over the membership of Engr. Kehinde Raji (Aaraj), describing him as a supporter of "Imole" but not a member of Osun PDP. Hon. Shokeye in an interview virtually noted that he's aware that Aaraj worked for the emergence of Governor Ademola Adeleke, but that does not in anyway translate to being a member of the party. Recall, few days ago, the Osogbo-born p...
Lai Mohammed must be prosecuted over fake news on Peter Obi — Edwin Clark
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark has called on the Minister of Justice and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN to as a matter of urgency, prosecute the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed for spreading fake news against the Presidential candidate of Labour Party, LP on the February 25th election, Peter Obi.Clark said that it has become very clear that the Minister of Informat...
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