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Jonathan Needs To Strengthen EFCC – Clark

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Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to reorganise the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to give it more powers to fight corruption and other related financial crimes in the country.

“Given that nothing substantially is being done to fight corruption, one is primed to advise Mr. President to immediately reorganise the EFCC to effective discharge of its mandate,” the former Minister of Information told a press conference in Abuja, yesterday.

“In all advanced democracies, anti graft agencies would swing into action following the kind of revelations and allegations against most people walking free on our streets today. Unfortunately our own anti graft agencies have simply adopted a sidon look position. What a shame.”

Clark, while speaking further also noted that with the renewed offensive against the Boko Haram-led insurgency, the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s, Presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari had nothing more to offer as his campaign promise was hinged primarily on fighting the insurgents.

“General Muhammadu Buhari has always anchored his campaign promises on two cardinal planks: to wipe out insecurity and corruption. With the renewed offensive against the terrorists leading to the killing and dislodgement of the Boko Haram anarchists, the first campaign plank of Buhari has been given a technical knock-out by President Goodluck Jonathan and the whole world is witnessing the reclaiming of all territories hitherto held by Boko Haram.

“This leaves him on a one legged platform. Again, on the remaining: corruption, General Buhari himself got jittery and gave himself another technical knock-out when he said that he will not probe past leaders.

“With this development, Buhari has conceded that he has nothing more to offer the good people’s of this country.
In fact, I make bold to say that he is now standing for nothing and like they say he can fall for anything,” Clark said.

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10 Comments

  1. chris Ekpo

    March 14, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    Are they trying to say the EFCC has not been active or what, jonathan i commend your efforts and keep ti up

  2. susan

    March 14, 2015 at 6:38 pm

    jonathan will do all this, he has been working and he will continue to do so, when re-elected.

  3. chinwe davis

    March 14, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    its #team GEJ still, jonathan achievements speaks loud for him.

  4. Tunde philips

    March 14, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    For continuity and progress vote jonathan, the transformation shall go on. strengthening the EFCC thats gonna be done just wait and see.

  5. uzo okoro

    March 14, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    Stay calm PGEJ will do it

  6. emmanuel bassey

    March 14, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Mr President will give EFCC all they need very soon

  7. uduak akpan

    March 14, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    EFCC wiil be equipped by PGEJ soon

  8. sandra edafe

    March 14, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    EFCC is an independent body.

  9. blessing kpebe

    March 14, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    The Ijaw leader spoke his heart, i believe it will be looked into in due course

  10. steve fashola

    March 14, 2015 at 9:32 pm

    This message goes to all eligible voters, do not be deceived by liars and losers, vote for the democrat, GEJ.

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Cult Violence: Wike Imposes Two-Week Curfew Around Okoro-Nu-Odu

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Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has imposed a 24-hour total curfew for two weeks on some parts of Port-Harcourt, the state capital.

The Governor made this known during a broadcast on Sunday where he noted that the curfew begins from Monday 23rd November 2020.

The statement noted that the upsurge noticed by the state government in cases of cult activities, other forms of violence, and killings is responsible for the curfew.

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Wike in the statement declared that the entire area along and around the Okoro-nodu flyover up to a one-kilometre radius from Saint Emmanuel Anglican Church, Rumuokoro, extending to the Rumuodomaya Slaughter and Local Government daily market will be affected.

He added that no form of trading, human or vehicular movement is allowed in the affected areas until further notice.

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

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Zamfara Governor Secures Release Of 11 Kidnapped Victims

Bello Matawalle

Governor of Zamafara, Bello Matawalle has announced the release of 11 kidnapped victims.

According to reports, ten of the victims were male and a female from Bukkuyum Local Government Area.

Matawalle received the rescued kidnapped victims on Saturday night at the Government House in Gusau, the state capital.

The Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, Abubakar Muhammed Dauran revealed that the victims were released without paying a ransom.

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He stated they were released as a result of the peace initiative and stakeholders meeting summoned by Governor Matawalle with all critical stakeholders from Bukkuyum Local Government Area on Thursday.

Governor Matawalle assured that his administration will not rest on its oars until total peace is achieved in all parts of the state.

 

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Police Confirm Abduction Of Nasarawa APC Chairman

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The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State, Philip Shekwor, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen.

According to reports, Shekwor was abducted on Saturday night at his residence along Dunamis church, Bukan Sidi in Lafia.

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Confirming the incident, Police Commissioner Bola Longe said the unidentified gunmen in large number stormed the residence of the APC chairman in Lafia around 11 pm and took him away to an unknown destination.

According to him, security agencies had reacted swiftly by deploying personnel to different forest locations to ensure the safe release of the APC chieftain.

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