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I Can Track Down Subsidy Thieves in One Week – Ribadu



Former EFCC boss, Nuhu, Ribadu, has said that he can get the fuel subsidy thieves in one week. He was speaking as a guest at the Visitor’s Forum organised by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission.

Ribadu, who currently chairs the Special Petroleum Revenue Task Force constituted by the Federal Government, stressed that failure of regulatory agencies in the petroleum industry led to the monumental fraud in the administration of the subsidy regime. And, he believes that if the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency had done its job, “…the whole subsidy mess would not have happened. If I were to handle this subsidy thing, I will just go after the PPPRA, especially those who were at the helm when all these mess took place.”

Ribadu continues: “In one week, I will bring out every single person who took one penny. I will not bother myself with anybody else; I will just get them because nobody would make a penny out of the subsidy regime without the direct complicity of the PPPRA.”

The various moves to track down the fuel subsidy thieves are taking unnecessarily long time to yield any fruits. numerous committees were set up; the Senate has its own, the House of Representatives have theirs – which has yielded more of drama rather that results in recent times – and just last week, the president set up another panel! This, Dr. Okonjo-Iweala has said, will come up with the final solution to the fuel subsidy fraud issues.

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  1. Mienaki Jeremiah

    July 11, 2012 at 11:22 am

    I belive that is the reason why Nuhu Ribadu is there. To this end i say go ahead.

  2. Safe

    July 11, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    If Nuhu Rubadu is serious about what fighting currroption can’t he seek for Fiscal Responsibility Commission

  3. Safe

    July 11, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    The Commission needs some body like Nuhu Ribadu. And its the must powerful law Nigeria ever enacted into law in order to curb curroption completly in the government system. Section 2(1)a- of the Fiscal Responsibility Act,2007, empowers the Commission to compel any person or government institution to disclose information relating to public revenues and expenditures; and (b) cause an investigation into whether any person has violated the provisions of the Act. So thsts where curroption can be eliminated completly in Nigeria,and Fiscal Responsibility Commission is among the must important laws that the country ever enacted, but isn’t being followed

  4. ameh

    July 11, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    With due respect to Nuhu Ribadu, i dought if he has that capacity,boldness & courage to face them under this system nigeria is operating.if u rememberd during political gladiators who where using EFCC to silent they opponet or to remove a seating govern without due process. our leaders are not serious to fight corruption for now.God bless nigeria

  5. Darlington

    July 26, 2012 at 1:27 pm

    Nuhu Ribadu, is sayn trash he is a criminal he has startin again he nid money tu contest 4 2015 presidential election. The 1 he stole 4rm office wen he was EFCC boss did nt do ah ah.hmmm

  6. Wazobia

    August 1, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Just like Jonathan Badluck is stealing money to contest 2015.

  7. Jack

    August 3, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    I don’t know exactly what Alhaji Ribadu is talking about but the less noise he makes, the betterhis chances of exposing his overconfidence and foolishness. Reason; what was he able to do during President Obasanjo’s time? There are many ways to seek notice without saying exactly what you want. What does he really want?

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“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” – Brother Claims



“Oke Wasn’t Killed By Stray Bullet, He Was Stabbed By Thugs” - Brother Claims


Information Nigeria recalls a graphics designer identified as Oke, was killed hours after tweeting “Nigeria will not kill me” on Wednesday.

It was reported that the young man had passed away after he was hit by a stray bullet.

The deceased’s younger brother, Daniel has come out to clear the air regarding the circumstances leading to his death.

Daniel revealed his brother was stabbed on the neck by thugs who infiltrated and ransacked their home.

In his words;

Good day, My name is Obi-Enadhuze Daniel younger brother of the now deceased Okechukwu Obi-Enadhuze @O_Okee . I, my brother and mother lived at makinde police barracks, mafoluku, Oshodi, Lagos State.

Today at about 11 o’clock in the morning the police station at makinde was attacked by thugs who wanted to destroy the station, I my mom and brother were holed up in our house.

 The attack went on for hours before the thugs eventually breached the police and proceeded to set the station on fire, after accomplishing this they set their sights to the barracks and began the assault, they proceeded to destroy every car in the barracks, my mom’s 2 cars where destroyed and set on fire and then they infiltrated our house by breaking the door they then proceeded to ransack the house and carted away with everything we own. 

 my brother on trying to get them to take everything but spare us was pushed to my mom’s room and stabbed on the neck, the attacker then proceeded to attack me but missed my neck but got my chin instead, after this my mom and I carried my brothers body to the entrance of the station soliciting for help from the thugs still ravaging the barracks, we were finally able to put him in a wheelbarrow and took him to a hospital where he was rejected because “he was already dead” unfazed we moved him to another hospital where he met the same treatment this was where he bled his last drops of blood and died, his body has now been moved to a morgue

we have lost every single thing we own, as our house was completely ransacked and set on fire the only thing left is my brothers phone and at about 8 o’clock this evening the barracks was still on fire but Okechukwu has paid with the ultimate price

I and my mother are homeless with nothing now but we’re safe for now, we thank everyone that has been able to reach out to us, and were able to share consoling words with us in these trying times, God bless you

While we were holed up in the house the three of us said these words together and we say it again ” THREE OF US ARE HERE, THREE OF US ARE TOGETHER, THREE OF US ARE SAFE”

Let it be known that my brother @O_Okee  was NOT killed by a police bullet but died a hero protecting my mother and I.

If you see this please retweet, let the world know how Okechukwu died. He was NOT killed by a police bullet but thugs in his home!”

Read Also: RIP Oke: Barely 3hours After Tweeting “Nigeria Will Not End Me” #EndSARS Protester Dies From Gunshot

See his post below:

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Youths Burn Down Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)



Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)

Youths Burn Down Gov Sanwo-Olu’s Mother’s House In Lagos (VIDEO)Lagos youths have set the family house of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on fire.

This was after the Governor said that no nobody was killed during the shooting by soldiers at Lekki Toll Gate on Tuesday night.

Sanwo-Olu had debunked claims that the soldiers opened fire and killed some peaceful protesters.

Recall that men of the Nigerian Army reportedly opened fire on protesters following the declaration of 24 hours curfew by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwolu.

Bullets fired by security operatives hit some persons and at least two persons have been confirmed killed by the police and many injured

Voices in viral footage blamed the shootings on soldiers.

However, the angry youth attacked several important places such as Nigeria Port Authority, TVC News, and the family house of the Governor where his mother resides.

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#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)



#LekkiMassacre: Hoodlums Storm TVC Station In Lagos; Set Properties On Fire (Video)
Properties in the conpound on fire

Properties in the compound on fire

Hoodlums have reportedly invaded the headquarters of popular news station, TVC, believed to be owned by National Leader of APC, Bola Tinubu.

According to reports, the staff of the news station are being trapped in the building located in Lagos.

Videos circulating online shows that properties in the compound have also been set ablaze.

The news station is currently off air and this comes hours after Nigerians accused the Lagos politician of having a hand in the #LekkiMassacre.

Information Nigeria recalls security agents had opened fire at peaceful #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate on Tuesday.

In a video circulating online, the anchors of one of the shows, ‘Your View’ were heard saying that there were hoodlums at their gate trying to break into the premises.

Read Also: #EndSARS: Nigerian Army Denies Shooting At Protesters In Lekki

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