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‘Babachir cooperating with EFCC’

Abuja—On the second night of his detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged mismanagement of about N200 million from the Presidential Initiative for the North-East, PINE, indications emerged that the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. Babachir Lawal, was sober and responding to his interrogators.

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N200m PINE fraud: Babachir ‘sings song’ in ECCC custody

By Soni Daniel, Abuja
On the second night of his detention over alleged siphoning of at least N200 million from the Presidential Initiative for the North East by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, indications emerged that the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, was sober and responding to all issues put to him by his interrogators.

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Babachir, ‘Cabal’ as anti-theory

JUST a couple of hours before President Buhari’s last Monday bombshell on the suspended former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Lawal Babachir and the D.G. National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ayo Oke, I was at the Abuja residence of my erstwhile Concord Press boss and former Chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance PPA, Lisa Olu Akerele. This has been homage that I pay to a deserving professional elder as regularly as I come into town. And often in company of his profoundly analytical neighbour friend, Engr. Elijah Adefemi Aribatise, we do occasionally drift into discussing the many ills of our dear country, -especially from the ‘subjective’ prism of some of the controversial issues that I raise weekly in my opinion Colunm.

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Will Babachir, Oke get unbiased probe?

ON Tuesday, 19 April 2017, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced that the President had suspended the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Mr. David Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, from office pending the conclusion of the job of a probe panel set up to look into allegations of corruption against them.

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