It is no longer news that the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has set up a Judicial Commission of Inquiry, to look into the remote and immediate factors that led to the recent wave of attacks and killings in Imo state. As obtained from the Governor’s official Facebook page, he has charged the commission to unravel the role played by each of the suspects arrested in connection with the attacks.
Several controversies marred the governorship of Rochas Okorocha, a two-term governor of Imo State and now a Senator representing Imo West in the Red Chambers. Many people's properties were allegedly revoked and cornered by the government. Many of these individuals and groups turned to the judiciary as the last hope of the common man and received favourable judgments, but the government at the time threw caution to the wind and ignored many of these rulings.
A couple of months ago, Imo was a constant name in the media due to a surge of attacks and killings in the state. The activities of unidentified gunmen that attacked security officers in the state, led to the deployment of special unit of the police, and the military to the state, to restore order to the once-peaceful state.
Indications show that more hurdles lie ahead for the immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole. This is because the Edo State government has not given up on its resolve to prosecute him and make him face the full wrath of the law if convicted by the court. Oshiomhole risks going to jail among other penalties if found guilty of the indictments made against him and some other people that worked under him as Governor of Edo State. Recall that Governor Godwin Obaseki
Hope Uzodinma, the governor of Imo State, has made efforts to reclaim lands and properties that were unlawfully stolen or purchased by past governments. To this end, Uzodinma established the White Paper on Lands and Other Related Matters Implementation Committee. As per Uzodinma, the Working group would endeavour to reclaim assets suggested by the state's Judicial Commission of Inquiry.
Good morning! Here are 5 top stories from the biggest Nigerian newspapers, for this morning. 1. Magu: Presidency delays action on Salami’s report - The Punch. More than a month after the Justice Ayo Salami (retd.)-led Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the investigation of the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, submitted its report, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has yet to take a decision on it. The panel, which was set up in
1. Magu: Panel may submit report next week The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to investigate the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is expected to submit its report latest next week going by the terms of reference given to the panel by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The document inaugurating the panel which was personally signed by the President stated that the commission had 45 days to complete its probe of the suspended EFCC
The news reaching us now, says that a man have told the, Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Contracts that the formal governor of IMO State, Okorocha, begged him to lie to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC in other to defend Okorocha. The name of the man who said Okorocha begged him to lie to EFCC, is Mr. Stanley Enwereaku, the owner of Zigreat International Company Limited, who said that When the EFCC invited his company to come to their office in Enugu and answer some questions, that was when the
The embattled and suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has tabled four requests to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the anti-graft agency ahead of his defence. Magu made the four requests in a letter dated August 20, 2020 and sent to the commission through his lawyer, Mr. Wahab Shittu, who argued that the requests were made in line with the constitutional provisions which stipulates that any person accused of criminal offence should be given adequate
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Cases of Police Brutality and Related Extrajudicial Killings on Saturday announced a N152,817,880.00 sum as "specific and general damages" to victims of security excesses in Plateau State. "This if implemented will provide succor to those aggrieved who have suffered wrong in one way or the other in the hands of overzealous security operatives," said Mrs. Philomena Lot, a retired High Court Judge who headed the Panel.
The personal assistant to the president on New Media Bashir Ahmaad made a post about a statement made by the president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Mohammed Buhari. However, it was discovered that comments are restricted to only those who Bashir Ahmaad follows on Twitter or people who he mentioned in the post. See below: “Let it be known that in the fight against corruption, no one is too big to tackle, as no individual is bigger than the Nigerian State.” – President @MBuhari last week, while receiving
BREAKING: Buhari receives report of judicial panel investigating EFCC's Ibrahim Magu. President Muhammadu Buhari, has received reports by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry probing Ibrahim Magu, the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The commission led by retired Justice Ayo Salami has been investigating the activities of EFCC under the leadership of the suspended Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. This follows allegations of corruption and misconduct among others. The allegations
The Imo State Shared Prosperity Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma received report from the Judiciary Commission of Inquiry on contracts from 2011 to 2019 as they recommended a refund of Imo Tax payers money running into Billions. Gov. Uzodimma commended the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on Contracts led by Hon. Justice B.C. Iheka as being thorough in their investigation without taking sides nor compromising. His Excellency, Governor Uzodimma also commended the civil servants that aided and assisted in the investigation,
Opinion: Alleged 106Billion Naira JCI Contract Rochas Okorocha's Did More Harm Than Good To Imo People.
ALLEGED 106 BILLION MISAPPROPRIATED FUND: THE EIGHT YEARS REIGN OF ROCHAS OKOROCHA WAS DISASTROUS TO IMO PEOPLE Okorocha's Administration Apart from being a family affair was notoriously known for all manner of Substandard projects, He littered the state with Substandard projects ranging from Constructions, Public buildings and street infrastructures. Most of these projects are deathtrap. Tunnels, Substandard roads, Hospitals that were built in 27 local government, None was completed, Schools, just to mention
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry led by Justice Ayo Salami (retd) set up to investigate the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has recommended Magu's sack. This was contained in an interim report to the President by the panel. A top source in the police told Saturday PUNCH that although the panel was still probing Magu, testimonies and documents from witnesses so far were enough to make it recommend the removal of the suspended EFCC boss. A police source
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the development of the Edo Specialist Hospital and gracefully of hardware for the medical clinic has arraigned the organization of the previous Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for penetrate of the state's Public Procurement Law. Director of the Commission, Justice James Oyomire (rtd), who introduced the commission's discoveries to Governor Godwin Obaseki, at Government House, in Benin City, on Thursday, said the honor of the agreement for the develop
I want Nigeria to be seen as a country that does not tolerate corruption – Buhari. President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said his desire is to make Nigeria a country that has no tolerance for corruption, but one where the menace is vigorously battled. Receiving the Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the Investigation of Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, headed by Justice Ayo Salami (Rtd), at State House, Abuja, President Buhari said: ”Corruption
President Muhammed Buhari disclosed his wish to make Nigeria a country that is corrupt free. He made it clear that he want the country to be a state where the menace of corruption will be dealt with vehemently. The President disclosed this during the report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry on the investigation of Ibrahim Magu. Ibrahim Magu is the Acting Chairman of the Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC). The commission of inquiry was headed by Justice Ayo Salami (Rtd) at the State house in Abuja. President
While receiving the report Wike expressed doubt over the sincerity of the Federal Government and Police to implement the recommendations by exposing their atrocities.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and deliver of equipment for the medical institution has indicted the management of the former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for breach of the kingdom’s Public Procurement Law. Chairman of the Commission, Justice James Oyomire (rtd), who provided the fee’s findings to Governor Godwin Obaseki, at Government House, in Benin City, on Thursday, stated the award of the settlement for the construction of