The Imperatives of Ex-Governor Orji kalu’s Conviction – By Prof. Phil Alalibo

By Prof. Phil Alalibo | NNP | December 6, 2019 – Orji Kalu, the former governor of Abia State, met his waterloo in the courtroom of Justice Mohammed Idris, who sentenced him to 12 years in prison for his role in defrauding his state while he was governor. The case of Kalu is typical of most […]

Orji Kalu, former gov of Abia State, bags 12-year jail term for N7.65bn fraud

ormer Gov. Orji Kalu of Abia on Thursday joined the list of ex-governors convicted of corruption as a Federal High Court in Lagos found him guilty of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. Justice Muhammed Idris convicted Kalu on all the 39 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and […]

Alleged N135bn fraud: FG files charge against Ifeayi Ubah, Capital Oil & Gas Limited

The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah, and the company, over alleged fraud to the tune of N135 billion. In the charges filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, the prosecution said the N135bn emanated from a July 2013 consent judgment […]

Allen Onyema: MASSOB founder reveals those ‘witch-hunting’ Air Peace Chairman

The founder of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Ralph Uwazuruike, on Tuesday alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government was behind the plot by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to probe the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema.   Uwazuruike, who stated this while speaking with […]

Keyamo on photo with suspect on FBI list: ‘We are childhood friends’

By Emmanuel Okogba he Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN) has refuted allegations of being involved in fraudulent activities with a suspected internet scammer, Jerry Elo Ikogho, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the massive financial fraud case uncovered by the American agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI. A photo […]

Leave Ihedioha out of Odionyemma’s FBI case -Imo Gov’s aide

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said that his association with Chika Augustine Odionyemma, one of the 78 Nigerians indicted in the United States by the Federal Bureau of Investigation last Thursday, was purely on the basis of their common Imo nativity. Ihedioha explained that he attended some ofOdionyemma’s public […]

Alleged fraud: ICPC seals country home of federal lawmaker in Enugu

ICPC Boss`Bolaji Owasanoye By Emmanuel Acha The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Enugu State says it has sealed the premises of a federal lawmaker from Enugu North Senatorial Zone of the state. A statement on Friday by the Head, Public Enlightenment and Education Unit of the commission, Mr Suleiman Godwin, […]

EFCC Academy to begin degree programme in anti-corruption

By Naomi Sharang The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its academy in Karu, Abuja will soon be certified as the first anti-corruption degree-awarding institution in Nigeria. The commission’s spokesman, Mr Tony Orilade made this known in a statement in Abuja on Monday. Orilade quoted the Secretary to the Commission, Mr Olanipekun Olukoyede, as […]

BREAKING: EFCC seals Rochas Foundation College, supermarket, daughter’s school

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri he operatives of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission have sealed Rochas Foundation College, Owerri, Imo State. The anti-graft agency also sealed East High Primary and Secondary school, Owerri which belongs to Rochas Okorocha’s first daughter,Uloma Nwosu. Also sealed is All-In Supermarket, Owerri, said to belong to a member of Okorocha’s family. Okorocha […]

EFCC sponsoring fake petition against Goje, lawyer alleges

James Abraham, Jos A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Paul Erokoro, has alleged that the petition  which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission used to prosecute  the former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje, over  N25bn fraud charge was fake. Erokoro, who was counsel for Goje, also debunked rumours that the former governor traded […]

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