MAGU WAS POWER-DRUNK, FORGOT HE COULD END UP WITH HANGOVER –ADOKE – PUNCH PG.6
A former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke,
says the former Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, was power-drunk while in office. He said Magu forgot that he could have what he (Adoke) described as a hangover. Adoke accused Magu of being the person that led the field operation to destroy him, noting that though Magu was used by some powerful persons, especially a very senior political office holder in the Presidency, Magu also had his own agenda.
NDLEA CHAIR WARNS OFFICERS AGAINST ILLEGAL DETENTION OF SUSPECTS – PUNCH PG.44, DAILY TRUST PG.8, THE NATION PG.8, SUNDAYSUN PG.26, THISDAY PG.83
The Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Brig. Gen. Mohammed Marwa (retd.), has warned commanders, officers and men of the agency against the detention of suspects beyond the period allowed by law. Marwa also warned the operatives against arresting relations, spouses or acquaintances of suspected drug offenders, often referred to as hostage arrests.
TWO NIGERIANS SENTENCED TO DEATH IN GHANA FOR KILLING FOUR WOMEN – THE NATON PG.5
Two Nigerians, Samuel Udoetuk Wills and John Orji , have been sentenced to death by a high court in Sekondi, Ghana over the kidnap and murder of four Takoradi women in 2018.The death sentence was passed on them yesterday after a seven-member jury found them guilty of the eight counts of conspiracy to kidnap and murder. The case had dragged for about two years before Saturday’s sentence.The presiding judge, Richard Agyei Frimpong, said the suspects have the right to appeal the judgment within 30 days.