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Dr. Idris Ahmed

Dr. Idris Ahmed is the President and founder of the CUPS organisation. He is a Cryptologist (Mathematical science of designing and breaking computer security systems). He is the founder and Chief Executive officer of Tecomex Forensics Ltd (www.tecomex-forensics.com). He is passionate about fighting corruption, enhancing democracy, and establishing good governance in Nigeria. He is the Editor in Chief of the cupstv.com website.

Money Laundering: Guilty plea by firms upheld in Patience Jonathan’s money laundering case

A bid to secure the overturning of the guilty pleas entered by four firms linked with Mrs Patience Jonathan was dismissed today in Lagos. Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday, October 7, 2016 dismissed two applications brought before it by the  former Special …

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Travellers out of Nigeria get dollar for N356 at MMIA

Travelex, a global foreign exchange dealer, on Friday resumed sale of dollars directly to travellers at N356 to a dollar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the firm’s office inside the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos terminal was besieged by hundreds of travellers. Some Bureau de change operators …

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Kaduna State Bans Shiite Group, Says Islamic Movement In Nigeria Unlawful

The Kaduna State Government has issued an order declaring the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) an unlawful society. This action is taken in the exercise of the government’s duty to preserve peace and security in the state, and to ensure that all persons and organisations are guided by lawful conduct …

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Jibrin exposes Reps ‘running cost’ scam

Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, continues his whistle blowing activism against the leadership of the House. In his latest alert, he  enjoined the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun to suspend the payment of running cost to his colleagues with immediate effect. He …

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Ekweremadu: ‘Victory For Democracy’ As FG Withdraws Forgery Charges

The Federal Government on Friday, withdrew the forgery charges against President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu before the FCT High Court in Abuja. The Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu described the development as a “Victory to Democracy” He stated this in a statement issued …

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Forgery Trial: Dr. Saraki, Ekweremadu and The Law

Okoi Obono Obla, Abuja: Special Adviser to the President on Prosecution wrote, It is laughable and ridiculous for the Senate to take the position that the intended arraignment of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Deputy Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, former Clerk of the National Assembly, Salisu Maikasuwa and Deputy Clerk …

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Nigeria Is Ready To Roll Out Digital Broadcasting

AFTER several years of unsuccessful move by successive administrations to switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has at last edged the country into the league of digital world. Nigeria transited from analogue to digital television viewing on April 30, 2016 in the city of …

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Economic Recession: IMF offers Nigeria, others zero-interest loans

The International Monetary Fund is prepared to lend money to Nigeria and other countries facing economic crisis at zero interest rate in order to stimulate their recovery. The Managing Director, IMF, Christine Largade, said this on Thursday in Washington DC, United States, at the ongoing annual meetings of the World …

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Nigerian Government withdraws forgery charges against Bukola Saraki, Ekweremadu

The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed a motion to withdraw the charge of criminal conspiracy against Senate President Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. An affidavit in support of the motion was filed before the High Court of Federal Capital Territory on Thursday by a litigation officer from …

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China To Inject Additional $70b Into The Nigerian Economy

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday said Chinese private sector companies had pledged an additional investment of 70 billion dollars to the Nigerian economy. Kachikwu said this while addressing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President …

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