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 […]

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 […]

Court rejects EFCC’s plea to issue arrest warrant against Diezani

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court, yesterday declined an application by the Economic and Economic Crimes Commission (EFCC) to issue a warrant of arrest against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu refused the granting of the application on the ground that an affidavit to proof […]

Shamed: First Bank staff Oreoluwa Adesakin jailed for stealing N49m

A busted staff of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Oreoluwa Adesakin, has been convicted for fraud and handed a total term of 98 years in prison by Justice Muniru Olagunju of the Oyo State High Court. But she will spend just seven years in jail. Adesakin was found to have committed financial fraud against First […]

Alleged fraud: Maina petitions AGF

Abdulrasheed Maina protesting allegation of fraud against him By Wandoo Sombo The embattled  Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina, has petitioned the Attorney- General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, challenging the criminal charge against him. In the petition made available to newsmen on Wednesday, Maina  […]

EFCC: I’ll now fight back publicly – Ibrahim Magu declares

By John Owen NwachukwuIbrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared that he will no longer hide but was now ready to fight back at orchestrated attacks against his person. Magu said he will henceforth reply to all the allegations against him in public. This was contained […]

Port Harcourt lady squanders N139m stolen money on lotto, pays N1m tithe

By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Nkechi Mercy Ikogwe, a Port Harcourt lady, squandered on sports betting N139.7 million of the money she fraudulently collected from some Nigerians and then she paid N1 million as tithe to her church. Her fraud is now the subject of a court action filed by the EFCC against her at the […]

Saraki opens up on why Magu was after him

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has revealed why the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu went after him with zeal to prosecute him. Saraki said Magu decided to take the fight against him personal because the eight National Assembly did not confirm his appointment as […]

Magu sold seized assets to associates – Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, sold recovered assets under his watch to his associates. Fayose demanded that the sales of properties confiscated by the anti-graft agency under Magu be investigated. In a statement on Friday released via his […]

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