Mr. Bankole was this morning engaged in a tense stand-off at with officials of the EFCC at his home in Abuja as he refused arrest to answer money-laundering allegations.Â Â Mr. Bankole had planned to leave for the United Kingdom on a 7a.m. flight, part of his scheme to maintain his freedom, but the EFCC investigators foiled that effort as they arrived at his official home at Apo quarters in Abuja bright and early.
To break the siege of the EFCC the Inspector general of Police, Hafiz Ringim went to see bankole at his home and called off the EFCC operatives who had laid waiting to arrest him.
Dimeji Bankole later issued a statement promising To â€˜Honour EFCC Invitationâ€™ On Monday |
You are not so blind with patriotism, that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it-—- Malcom X I AM one of those , who never wished that APC, with President Muhammadu Buhari, PMB, would lead this country. It was not because we supported the ways of the ruling […]
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IN the height of his very public fallout with then President Jonathan, Gen. Obasanjo wrote in an 18-page open letter that one of his grouse with Jonathan was that the latter had set up himself as the president of only the Ijaws. I wonder how Obasanjo is feeling this morning after Buhari unveiled a kitchen […]
Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about the Iran nuclear deal and believes the agreement will contribute to security and stability in the Middle East, a senior Saudi official said on Friday. Saudi King Salman met with Mr. Obama at the White House on Friday to seek more support in […]
Image copyright Reuters Image caption Guatemalans want corruption tackled at all levels More than 7.5 million Guatemalans over 18 are eligible to vote in Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections, but many may choose to abstain because of their anger over high-level corruption. The polls come just as a campaign to remove the incumbent president, Otto […]