Corruption Scandals

How Kogi Governor’s CoS Paid Me Over N1billion For

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
The trial of Ali Bello and Dauda Sulaiman before Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Abuja, continued on Monday, July 15, 2024, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, presenting its seventh Prosecution Witness, PW7. The EFCC is prosecuting Ali Bello and Dauda Sulai ...

Court Sends Ex-Power Minister To Prison Over Alleged N33bn Fraud

Thursday, July 11, 2024
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has remanded a former Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, in Kuje prison in the Federal Capital Territory pending the consideration of his bail application. Justice James Omotosho issued the order on Thursday after the court resumed Mamman rsquo;s arraignment on ...

ICPC Arraigns Ministry Officials Over N12m Job Scam

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Two staff members of the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment and the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Mrs. Ndubuisi Joy Cheneme and Mr. Godwin Sabo Takat, were arraigned before the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Apo, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting job seekers ...

How Emefiele Awarded Contracts To His Companies As CBN Governor— Witness Tells C

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
A banker, Mrs Ifeoma Ogbonaya, on Tuesday told to the court how the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, abused his office by awarding CBN contracts to his personal firms. Emefiele is standing trial, alongside one Henry Omoile, before Justice Rahman Oshodi of the ...

High Court Rejects Ex-Governor Yahaya Bello’s Request To Transfer N80.2bn Fraud

Monday, July 8, 2024
Justice John Tsoho of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declined a request by former Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to transfer his N80.2 billion fraud case from Abuja to the Kogi division of the court. The Judge agreed with Dr. Kemi Pinheiro (SAN), counsel for the Economic and Financ ...

Abuja Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of 20 Properties Linked To Ex-PRTT Chair

Saturday, July 6, 2024
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the final forfeiture of at least 20 properties linked to the convicted former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik, in a judgment delivered on Friday, held that the Economic and Fina ...

59 Dead Persons, 369 Ghost Workers Uncovered On Anambra Payroll

Friday, July 5, 2024
The Anambra State has reportedly uncovered over 427 ghost workers earning salaries from the state government without being staff members. The Chairman of the Local Government Service Commission, Vin Ezeaka, made this known to journalists in Awka, the state capital, on Friday. Ezeaka said the c ...

Alleged $6bn Fraud: EFCC Opposes Ex-Power Minister’s Request For Overseas Medica

Monday, July 1, 2024
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, has opposed the application of the former Minister of Power and Steel, Olu Agunloye, to travel abroad for medical check-up. Agunloye is facing prosecution by the EFCC before Justice Jude Onwuegbuzie of the Federal Capital Territory H ...

Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, lfeanyi Ezeaka allegedly diverts

Sunday, June 30, 2024
Governor Chukwuma Soludo 39;s N20,000 transport largess intended for forty (40) workers in each of the 21 local government areas of Anambra State last Tuesday has been allegedly diverted by Barr. Vin Ifeanyi Ezeaka, Chairman of the Local Government Service Commission (LGSC), sparking outrage among ...

Alleged N80bn Fraud: Ex-Governor Yahaya Bello Asks Court To Transfer EFCC Case T

Thursday, June 27, 2024
The former Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has sought the transfer of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) 39;s case against him to Kogi State. Bello, who is accused of N80.2bn fraud, argued that since the alleged offense occurred during his tenure as governor of the state, ...
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