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Court upholds bail to Dasuki, adjourns trial

24 January 2017, 16:09

Abuja High Court has upheld bail granted to former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, on the alleged theft of funds to buy weapons for the military.

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#DasukiGate: Buhari’s close friend, Jafaru Isa returns N170m

26 December 2016, 10:33

A close friend of President Muhammadu Buhari and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Brig.Gen. Jafaru Isa (retd.), has returned N170m to the Federal Government

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Dasuki rejects FG's offer to attend father's burial

16 November 2016, 16:38

Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau, disclosed that Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), rejected the offer of the federal government to attend the burial of his father.

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Dogara leads Reps’ delegation to condole Sultan Dasuki’s family

16 November 2016, 21:15

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Wednesday visited the family of late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki in Kaduna to condole with them over the monarch’s death.

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EFCC arraigns Dasuki’s aide, Ashinze, others for N36.8bn fraud

24 November 2016, 10:12

The EFCC has arraigned Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former Special Assistant to the embattled ex-National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, for money laundering.

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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Court halts EFCC bid, grants bail to Dasuki co-accused

24 November 2016, 19:00

The Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected efforts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to deny bail to alleged accomplices of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Sambo Dasuki’s father, Ibrahim, dies in Abuja

15 November 2016, 08:12

Former Sultan of Sokoto Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead.

Dasuki will not attend father's burial

15 November 2016, 13:26

The former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, will not be attending his father’s burial which is billed to take place in Sokoto today.

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Jonathan won’t testify for Dasuki, say sources

12 November 2016, 11:34

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan will not testify at the trial of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Saturday, 05 November 2016

Obanikoro regains freedom

05 November 2016, 07:06

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Tuesday, 01 November 2016

Abati agrees to refund N5m to EFCC

01 November 2016, 17:42

A former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, has agreed to return N5 million to the government.

Monday, 31 October 2016

$2.2b arms deal: Jonathan may appear in court as Dasuki’s witness

31 October 2016, 15:23

The legal team of detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki is expecting former President Goodluck Jonathan to testify in court in the ongoing $2.2bn arms deal probe.

APC wants Jonathan probed for corruption

31 October 2016, 20:30

The All Progressives Congress has said it was time former President Goodluck Jonathan was invited for questioning over the alleged looting of the nation’s treasury under his administration.

Friday, 28 October 2016

Dasuki implicates former presidents, religious leaders

28 October 2016, 13:04

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari has received report of those that benefited from the misappropriation of the $2.1 billion meant for arms.

Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Jonathan under attack for claiming Dasuki did not steal $2.1bn

26 October 2016, 08:21

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was met with condemnation on Tuesday after he claimed that former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki was innocent of stealing $2.1 billion, as alleged by the EFCC.

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Jonathan comes to Dasuki's defence, says he did not steal $2.2 billion

25 October 2016, 13:04

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said it was impossible for former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, to steal $2.2 billion as claimed by the EFCC.

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

DSS may release Dasuki

12 October 2016, 15:24

After being detained for close to one year, there were indications that former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col. Sambo Dasuki.may be released soon

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

ECOWAS Court fines Nigeria, orders Dasuki release

05 October 2016, 07:34

The Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) Court has imposed a fine of N15 000 000 against Nigeria as compensation for former National Security Adviser, Colonel Muhammadu Sambo Dasuki, whose release it has ordered.

Tuesday, 04 October 2016

ECOWAS Court orders Dasuki's release, slams N15m on FG

04 October 2016, 15:26

The Court of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has declared the arrest and detention of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as unlawful and arbitrary.

Friday, 30 September 2016

Dasuki fails to appear in court

30 September 2016, 22:07

Abuja High Court has adjourned the fraud trial of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, to October 21 after the Federal Government failed to produce him before court.

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Dasukigate: EFCC to charge Falae with money laundering

24 August 2016, 16:23

The EFCC is set to arraign a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, for allegedly receiving N100m from the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation during the 2015 General Elections.

Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Jonathan implicated in charges against Mimiko

27 July 2016, 17:31

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been implicated in fresh corruption charges laid against Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State.

Monday, 18 July 2016

Okupe implicates Jonathan in $2.1b arms deal scam

18 July 2016, 11:34

Former presidential aide Dr. Doyin Okupe, has admitted collecting more than N100million from the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA).

Sunday, 17 July 2016

Arms scam: EFCC quizzes Falae

17 July 2016, 13:20

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has quizzed a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, over his alleged role in the $15bn arms scam, a report says.

Dasuki slams N15bn suit against FG, demands public apology

17 July 2016, 21:01

Detained former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has dragged the federal government to court, challenging his incarceration in the custody of the Department of the State Service since 2015.

Saturday, 16 July 2016

EFCC grills another Jonathan's aide for receiving N85m from Dasuki

16 July 2016, 21:00

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has grilled a former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan ,Doyin Okupe, for receiving N85m from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Tuesday, 05 July 2016

Dasuki to explain $40m pipeline security contract to Jonathan's cousin

05 July 2016, 20:18

It has been revealed that former National Security Advisor, Colonel Sambo Dasuki, can only explain the $40 million pipeline contract which was awarded to OnePlus Holdings Limited.

Sunday, 03 July 2016

Fayose's associate rubbishes claim of Zenith Bank's involvement

03 July 2016, 17:33

Controversial Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose’s estranged political associate, Tope Aluko, has reportedly rubbished claims by the governor that Zenith Bank sponsored his electioneering in 2014.

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Dasukigate: Metuh offers to return N400m

30 June 2016, 17:20

Spokesperson of the PDP, Olisa Metuh, said that he is ready to return the N400 million received from the office of the National Security Adviser during the Jonathan’s administration.

Dasuki may be in detention for long

30 June 2016, 18:21

ECOWAS Community Court of Justice adjourned sine die (indefinitely) the ruling in the case of former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki (rtd) against the federal government.

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Dasuki threatens 'wrath of God' on his prosecutors

23 June 2016, 22:00

Former National Security Advisor, Sambo Dasuki has said that God will judge those who are prosecuting him of old grievances while he was in active army service many years ago.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Appeal Court okays Dasuki’s detention

16 June 2016, 12:07

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has okayed the continued detention of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Delta militants declare ceasefire, want Dasuki freed 'immediately'

12 June 2016, 11:31

The new militant group Joint Niger Delta Liberation Force, which claimed affiliation with Niger Delta Avengers, has reportedly declared ceasefire.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Buhari in fresh plot against Dasuki, others

10 June 2016, 19:21

President Muhammadu Buhari has perfected another plot to move against former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki and others indicted in the arms deal scandal.

Wednesday, 08 June 2016

Government seeks witness' protection in Dasuki trial

08 June 2016, 19:35

The Federal Government has re-applied to the federal high court in Abuja for protection of witnesses set to testify against the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Monday, 30 May 2016

EFCC recovers N900m from Jonathan’s assistant

30 May 2016, 09:05

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced the recovery of N900 million from Waripamowei Dudafa, former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Message from the people of Borno to Dasuki

26 May 2016, 10:25

And we, the people of Borno State will keep our fingers on the pulse until we see justice obviously attained, writes Salamatu Muhammad.

Friday, 20 May 2016

FG explains Dasuki's continued detention

20 May 2016, 18:14

The Federal Government has given reason why former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd) was still being kept in the Department of State Services (DSS).

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Militants bomb Agip gas pipeline, demand release of Kanu, Dasuki

18 May 2016, 15:43

Suspected militants blew up the Sagbama-Tuomo gas line, belonging to Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, at Egbembiri, Southern Ijaw local government area of Bayelsa State .

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

ECOWAS wants Dasuki case quickly dealt with

17 May 2016, 21:01

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Court is seeking a speedy resolution to the legal battle between the federal government and former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Dasuki’s detention stalls trial in Abuja

20 April 2016, 21:56

The detention of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki since December 2015 which has prevented him from accessing his lawyers for defence in criminal charges filed against him by the government scuttled his trial before an Abuja High Court.

Monday, 18 April 2016

PDP secretary offers to return Dasuki loot

18 April 2016, 19:36

National Secretary of the PDP, Wale Oladipo has begged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to be allowed to refund the N75m he received from ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

Saturday, 09 April 2016

#Dasukigate: EFCC arrests former Niger State governor

09 April 2016, 18:51

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Governor of Niger State, Abdulkadir Kure for allegedly receiving a N600m contract from former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Dasuki refuses to appear in court

23 March 2016, 15:06

Embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, retd, failed to appear in court over the arms deal charges.

Monday, 14 March 2016

Court orders release of Dasuki’s former aide

14 March 2016, 15:20

An Abuja High Court has ordered the EFCC, and the Nigerian Army, to forthwith, release Col. Nicholas Ashinze, a former aide to ex-National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki.

Tuesday, 08 March 2016

Dasuki's aide sues EFCC, demands N500 million

08 March 2016, 19:05

A former aide to former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has sued the EFCC, for allegedly detaining him illegally, demanding N500 million as compensation.

Friday, 04 March 2016

Judge dismisses Dasuki's application to stop trial

04 March 2016, 15:02

The Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja has dismissed the application by Dasuki seeking to stop his trial for alleged diversion of N19bn arms funds.

Thursday, 03 March 2016

FG blames Dasuki for increase in Boko Haram activities

03 March 2016, 21:43

The federal government has hinged the increase in the activities of Boko Haram terror group on the the former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki.

Saturday, 27 February 2016

Dasuki claims president Buhari is behind his endless detention

27 February 2016, 07:31

Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has reportedly claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is behind his endless detention.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Dasuki accuses FG of delaying trial

17 February 2016, 16:01

Former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, has said the Federal Government will have to comply with an order of the Federal High Court granting him bail before he faces trial.

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