The crisis in the All Progressives Congress, (APC) deepened on Friday, February 16, with a bloc that wants the embattled national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun out of the office taking his case to the EFCC.
I would make sure people in charge of anti-corruption institutions are people of integrity. There is no point in fighting corruption beyond you and you have corruption on your nose. Obasanjo said the president could do better.
A former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu on Monday, February 12, told the Federal High Court in Lagos that he was holding plea bargain talks with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
We condemn in a very strong term and we ask for the visitation if they don't repent, we ask God direct punishment on them , all those who had misappropriated the resources of this country and who are the cause of where we are.
Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Kayode Fayemi declared that the Ekiti state governor Fayose Fayose and his jokes will soon end in jail. He said Governor Fayose will be able to walk freely after October 16, 2018.
The mysterious disappearance of N36million cash from the vaults of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) is generating lots of different reactions, hilarious and more, from Nigerians across the country.
Chairman, Inter-Party Advisory Council in Yobe, Alhaji Umar Kukuri, said partnership between Independent National Electoral Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission would strengthen Nigeria’s democracy.
Fresh facts allegedly emerged on Thursday, February 1, that the embattled former director general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, spent over N1.7 billion on ‘golden handshake’ to some staff.
Abubakar Malami, Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will direct African countries in the right direction to fight against corruption. He made his comments in Ethiopia.
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Delivering ruling on the interlocutory application, a full panel of the court led by Justice Sidi Bage, held that the Constitution empowered the EFCC to prosecute suspects of graft allegations at federal and state levels.
The EFCC has reportedly arrested the younger sister to the Nigerian former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, the wife of the immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, over suspicious payments of N3bn made into her many accounts.
The Economic Crimes and Financial Commission (EFCC) on Monday, January 22, arraigned a cashier with a financial house, Global Trust Savings and Loans Limited, Patience Okoli before the Lagos state High Court sitting in Ikeja.
Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, January 22, lamented before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja, over the demolition of some properties linked to her foundation.
Prosecution witness, Gabriel Agorye testified how he withdrew N40 million for erstwhile Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi from his First Bank account. He did not know the source of the money.
Anambra state governor Willie Obiano declared that he would make sure that any corrupt official caught in his government is jailed. The governor said he would be visiting government offices to assess the level of commitment.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, January 17, finally arraigned a suspended Justice Yunusa Mohammed Nasir judge of the Federal High Court, at the Lagos state high court at Ikeja, for alleged corruption.
The Nigeria Police has insisted on the proscription of the activities of the Peace Corps of Nigeria describing the group as illegal. The police said the operation of the Peace Corps remains illegal and accused it of crime.
The House of Representatives has begun moves to investigate the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, over an alleged missing $44 million. Douye Diri said over $43million allegedly belonging to the same agency was discovered.
There was a mild drama at the 14th Gani Fawehinmi annual lecture on Monday, January 15, when protesters mobbed Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and stopped him from entering the venue of the programme for defending corrupt politicians.
Ekiti state government on Monday, January 15, barred a former governor Kayode Fayemi and his aide from holding a public office in the state government for 10 years over alleged mismanagement of the state’s finances.
The senior special assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator. Ita Enang, said the federal lawmakers’ failure led to the alleged siphoning of the security funds by the former NSA.