MONEY-LAUNDERING Jonathan SALES CORRUTION FOR CORRUPTION: He withdraws charges against Mohammed Abacha.

BY IKECHUKWU NNOCHIRI ABUJA—The Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN, yesterday, withdrew the money laundering charge preferred against the eldest son of the late military dictator, Mohammed Abacha. Mohammed was accused of concealing the sum of N446.3 billion allegedly stolen from the national treasury between 1995 and 1998.…

ACF, also a branch of Boko Haram Condemns Categorizing Northerners As Boko Haram Members

By SaharaReporters, New YorkThe apex socio-cultural organization of Northern Nigeria, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has condemned in strong terms any attempts to categorize Northern Nigerians as members of Boko Haram, citing the danger of arresting people on account of appearance, faith or origin.The group expressed its position through Muhammad Ibrahim, its National Publicity Secretary, in…

Terrorism: Nigeria ports are not safe – US

By David Oladimeji, LagosThe United States government has declared that only 22 port facilities in Nigeria are so far compliant with the prescribed letters of the International Ships and Ports Facility Security, ISPS, code.The US government also said its declaration was based on the United States Coast Guard, USCG, reports on the several visits and…

Fresh plot afoot to impeach Gov Amaechi

ON a day that the Adamawa State House of Assembly served Governor Murtala Nyako and his deputy impeachment notices, Vanguard gathered yesterday that there are plots to impeach Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State. Both governors are of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sources said, yesterday, that the fresh plot, being coordinated by a serving…

Gov Nyako, deputy face impeachment

The Adamawa State House of Assembly yesterday continued of its probe into the utilisation of public accounts of the state and unanimously agreed to serve Governor Murtala Nyako and his deputy, Bala James Ngillari, an impeachment notice. This followed the discovery of alleged corrupt practices involving billions of naira in the administration. Member representing Numan…