ICPC calls for synergy in prosecuting electoral offenders

  (NAN)Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has advocated collaborative efforts in prosecuting electoral offenders. He made the call at the 1st Series of National Policy Dialogue on Eradicating Electoral Corruption with focus on vote-buying held in Keffi, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday. Owasanoye said that the Electoral Act […]

Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh gets fresh date

The ongoing trial of former Peoples Democratic Party Spokesman, Olisa Metuh over alleged N400 million fraud was on Wednesday stalled at the Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of his counsel in court. Mr. Abel Ozioko, counsel to Metuh wrote a letter informing the court that he would be absent because he was […]

Alleged corruption: Oshiomole knows fate May 13

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has fixed May 13 to deliver its ruling on a suit seeking to compel the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to investigate an allegation that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, diverted public funds for his personal use. Justice […]

N4.9bn fraud: EFCC confronts Fani-Kayode with 115 cheques

Oladimeji Ramon The N4.9bn fraud trial of a former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, resumed on Wednesday with the prosecution tendering 115 cheques as exhibits against him and his co-defendants. Fani-Kayode is standing trial in connection with the funding for the failed re-election bid of former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. He is being […]

Anti-Corruption Fight: Nigeria needs God’s guidance, prayers – Buhari

NAN President Muhammadu Buhari says fighting corruption needs God’s guidance and prayers as he pledged to redouble his administration’s efforts toward promoting peace and prosperity, and to fight corruption to a standstill. The president made the pledge when he met with members of Jigawa State Council of Traditional Rulers at the government house, Dutse. Buhari, […]

BREAKING: EFCC files fraud charges against Babachir, Oke, wife

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed fraud charges against the immediate-past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal; a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Mrs. Folashade Oke. The PUNCH gathered that the anti-graft agency on Wednesday filed 10 counts against Lawal and […]

Diezani’s poll cash :Ex-Gov. Dakingari, 2 others remanded in EFCC custody

Bernin Kebbi – The Federal High Court sitting in Bernin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital,on Thursday remanded the former governor of the state, Usman Saidu Dakingari, Sunday Dogonyaro and Garba Rabiu Kamba, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes over their alleged receipt and use of the sum of N450 million from a […]

Buhari to corrupt leaders: You won’t escape jail

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet. The president stated this when he received All Progressives Congress (APC) delegation from Benue State, led by Sen. George Akume, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. […]

EFCC storm Ekiti, seals off building allegedly owned by Fayose

You are sealing innocent people’s houses -Fayose By Rotimi Ojomoyela Ado-Ekiti-The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) on Thursday sealed off buildings allegedly owned by former governor Ayodele Fayose in Ekiti State capital city. Among those closed down were, NTS Event Hall Hotel, located at Fajuyi Park beside the old Mr Biggs in Ado Ekiti, 104.1 […]

Breaking: Court revokes ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu’s bail

The Federal High Court in Lagos has revoked the bail granted in 2007 to a former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who is facing N7.65bn fraud charges. Justice Mohammed Idris revoked Kalu’s bail on Monday for the failure of the ex-governor to appear in court for his trial. Kalu’s lawyer, Prof. Awa […]

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