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 […]

N19.4bn arms funds: Court fixes June 11 for trial of Dasuki, others

Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of an FCT High Court, on Monday, fixed June 11 for trial to begin for former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) and Amb. Bashir Yuguda, in the alleged misappropriation of N19. 4 billion arms funds. The EFCC charged Dasuki, Yuguda alongside former Governor of Sokoto State Attahiru Bafarawa, his […]

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. […]

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