Court sentences Ex-Federal Lawmaker, Farouk Lawan to 7 years in prison over $3 million bribe

  Farouk Lawan in court thecable A High Court sitting in Abuja has sentenced Farouk Lawan, former chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, to seven years imprisonment over the $3 million bribery charges preferred against him by the Nigerian government. Lawan, as the Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad […]

We’ve recovered $153m and 80 properties from Diezani – EFCC Chairman

We’ve recovered $153m from Diezani – EFCC Chairman Diezani Alison-Madueke Says she’s forfeited 80 property valued at $80m to FG By Soni Daniel ABUJA – New chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, said yesterday that the commission has recovered a whopping $153 million from former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison Madueke, who […]

Video: The Malawian president Nigeria needs

The resolve to fight corruption demonstrated by the Malawian president, Lazurus Chakwera, is exactly what the doctor prescribed for Nigeria. Chakwera is the portrait of a serious president. Please video to the end. 

Nothing wrong in EFCC arresting me, says Okorocha

[FILES] Senator Rochas Okorocha PHOTO: Twitter Blames Imo govt for ordeal Ex-gov’s arrest, an affront to Ndigbo, say Igbo youths The embattled former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said that there is nothing wrong for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arresting him to answer some questions arising from numerous petitions against […]

EFCC arrests Rochas Okorocha, former Imo governor

From Fred Itua, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, told Daily Sun that former governor of Imo State and a serving senator, Rochas Okorocha, has been arrested. Spokesman of the Commission, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed  that the former governor was picked up in Abuja yesterday. He said he was still with the Commision […]

Court halts re-arraignment of Kalu over alleged N7.1b fraud

Oji Uzor Kalu Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, ordered that re-arraignment of former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzo Kalu, over alleged N7.1 billion money laundering be suspended temporarily. According to the court, retrial of Kalu has to be put on hold pending outcome of the process challenging legality of his […]

EFCC to arraign ex-Aviation Minister, Stella Oduah, over alleged fraud

Stella Oduah The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on Feb. 22, arraign former Minister of Aviation, Sen. Stella Oduah, in the Federal High Court, Abuja, for alleged financial impropriety. Justice Inyang Ekwo fixed the date on Tuesday because the former minister was yet to be served with the court processes. The News Agency […]

Turaki’s N714m fraud trial: I’m not aware of contract signed by perm sec –Witness

The trial of a former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Tanimu Kabiru Turaki continued before Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday,  with  the prosecution presenting its seventh witness, Mohammed Gambo Muazu, a retiree and former Director Procurement in the Ministry of Special Duties.  Muazu who was led in evidence by Abubakar Uba Ringim […]

Money Laundering Trial: Ex-AGF Adoke stranded in UAE over COVID-19, lawyer tells court

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The trial of the former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, SAN, on alleged money laundering offences has been stalled by reasons of his absence in court on Monday. His counsel, also a former AGF, Mr Godwin Agabi, SAN, informed Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Abuja division of the […]

How we will give a bite to anti-corruption war in 2021 – Buhari

By Kazeem Ugbodaga President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said his government will review some of the laws to ensure that the anti-corruption fight is more effective. Buhari, in a nationwide broadcast, said his administration, had recorded substantial gains so far in the anti-corruption war, saying his government was committed to continuing along the path of […]

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