Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Corruption: Presidency 'gives a nod to have Jonathan probed'

12 March 2016, 10:10

Abuja – The presidency might have opened the way for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to go ahead and investigate former president Goodluck Jonathan.

According to Punch, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina said the EFCC did not need the president’s approval to probe Jonathan.

Also read: Corruption: No secret pact between Buhari and Jonathan, presidency says

Adesina said the presidency had given the anti-corruption body a "free hand" to investigate and prosecute anyone involved in corrupt activities.

"The President does not teleguide the EFCC in any way," Adesina was quoated as saying.

Adesina said this after he was asked to comment on an allegation that Buhari had been reluctant to grant permission to the EFCC to investigate Jonathan.

- News24 Nigeria


Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...