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 […]

International fugitive Maina goes the way of ‘the noble’, slumps in court

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Taskforce Team, Abulrasheed Maina, who is facing money laundering charges, on Thursday, collapsed before trial Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja. Maina slumped shortly after the court resumed proceedings in the 12-count charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, […]

I have no case to answer on allegations against me – Maina

I have no case to answer on allegations against me – Maina Abdulrasheed Maina Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, that he had no case to answer in the allegations levied against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The former pension […]

Assets declaration: Magu shuns CCB’s summons

Ibrahim Magu Godwin Tsa, Abuja The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday, failed to honour the summon the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), issued for him to appear and answer questions bordering on some landed properties. A competent source at the CCB who confided in Daily Sun said […]

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