The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a former staff of Skye Bank, Mr. Yemi-Aris Olaniran, to court for allegedly defrauding the Federal Government of N78.52 million. The Commission, in a 24 count-charge preferred against the ex-banker before Justice Babatunde Quadri, of the Federal High Court 10, Maitama, Abuja, accused him of allegedly transferring N78, 521, 431.61 from the Federal Government Pension funds into private accounts held by non-pensioners in contravention of Section 15 (2) (b) of the Money Laundering Act 2011. The alleged offence is punishable under Section 15 (3) of the same Act.
The conviction of ex-Governor Bala Ngilari, the first since the return of democracy in 1999, is a booster to President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.
Former Justice Minister Adoke insists Malabu oil Block Agreement was endorsed by the previous administrations of Presidents Olusegun, Yar’Adua and Jonathan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today March 9, 2017 secured the conviction of four counterfeit currency dealers before Justice Simon Amobeda of the...
EFCC asked Federal High Court to strike out a fundamental rights suit brought by Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, GMD, NNPC against EFCC.
Mustapha Mohammed, a witness in the trial of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Haliru Bello and his son, Mustapha Mohammed on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 told Justice A. R Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja how over N160million was paid to Umar Tafida Kebbi, a former governorship aspirant in Kebbi State by former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
The trial of Jolly Nyame, a former governor of Taraba State, who is being prosecuted for a N1.64 billion fraud could not go on, March 8, 2017 as expected as his defence team did not produce its witnesses in court. Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Gudu, had on February 14, 2017 dismissed his no-case submission as lacking in merit, and ordered him to begin his defence today.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 arraigned one Clement Joseph alias Dr. Omale, before Justice O. A. Otaluka of the FCT High Court sitting in Lugbe, Abuja on a 7-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N5.6million. Joseph and his accomplices who are currently on the run allegedly connived and fraudulently defrauded one Bola Akintola of the said sum under the pretext of having a mystical power to deliver her of untimely death.
The arraignment of Dr. Fortunate Fiberesima by EFCC, before Justice Peter O. Affen of FCT High Court has been fixed for March 25, 2017
A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State has sentenced a former Governor of the state, James Bala Ngilari to five years’ imprisonment without the option of fine. He was found guilty of corruption charges filed against him in September 2016 by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “urgently propose a bill that would specifically regulate and...
MD NPDC, Yusufu Matashi told Justice Nnamdi Dimgba Abuja High Court that his company allocated 7.5m barrels of crude oil to Atlantic Energy under a SAA.
The Honourable Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN has said that the underline principles of the whistle blowing policy is the political good will and the desire to demonstrate the political good will of the Federal Government is also seen in the fight against corruption. Malami made this assertion when he appeared on NTA Live Programme: Good Morning Nigeria to discuss on the WHISTLE BLOWERS POLICY of the Federal Government on Tuesday February 28, 2017 in Abuja. The Minister explained that Nigeria is a member of the London Summit on the Anti-Corruption as well as the Open Government Partnership. He added that the International Consensus in the fight against corruption to demonstrate the political good will is put across by Nigerians from the Communiqué that arose from the London Summit.
Board of Directors of Eni said the transactions which resulted in the auctioning of $1.6b Malabu oil block were not fraudulent after forensic investigations
EFCC insists Pinnacle Trading & Investment is not EFCC authorised auctioneers purportedly to dispose of impounded petroleum products aboard MT Good Asteris.