Osinbajo’s panel meets on suspended SGF, NIA DG

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, met with members of the presidential committee constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate allegations that led to the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. David Babachir Lawal, and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke. Buhari had, on Wednesday, suspended the SGF over allegations of violations of law and due process made against Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE). The president also suspended the…

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Buhari hits SGF, NIA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wielded his hammers against two senior officials of his administration in the war against corruption. The president ordered the immediate suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Engr. David Babachir Lawal, and the Director General (DG) of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke. The two would remain suspended pending the outcome of investigation into various allegations against them, presidential spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated in a statement issued yesterday. The SGF would be investigated over alleged violations of laws and…

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