Court remands Nwaoboshi in prison over alleged N806m fraud
A Federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday ordered the remand of Mr. Peter Nwaoboshi, senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, in Ikoyi Prisons, over alleged N806 million fraud.
EFCC arraigns Senator Nwaoboshi over alleged N805m fraud
A People’s Democratic Party’s chieftain, Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, on Wednesday appeared before a Federal High Court, Lagos, charged with an N805 million fraud. Nwaoboshi, who represents Delta North in the National Assembly, was arraigned on a two-count charge of money laundering and fraud alongside two companies namely: Golden Touch Construction Project Ltd and Suiming Electrical…
Ex-Katsina governor remanded in EFCC custody
Former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema was yesterday remanded in Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) custody over alleged money laundering of N5.7 billion SURE-P funds. Shema was remanded yesterday on the orders of a Federal High Court after he was docked and a 26-count charge of alleged conspiracy and money laundering were read…
Three soldiers, two others held over assassination attempt on Magu
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested three soldiers and two others in connection with last year’s assassination attempt on the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. Magu’s farmhouse at Barkin Uza Karshi area of Abuja was attacked by a gang believed to be…
‘There is no honesty of purpose in anti-corruption fight ’
Most times, the public wants to see maximum punishment handed out to those convicted of serious financial crimes, without taking note of what the law prohibiting such offences provide.
Police nab 3 suspected killers of policeman in Magu’s farm house
The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested three suspects in connection with the killing of a Policeman that guarded the EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu’s farm house in Karshi, Abuja. The Deputy Force Spokesman, SP Aremu Adeniran, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen on the arrest on Monday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria…
Wamakko denies receiving EFCC invitation
Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, a former Sokoto State governor has denied receiving any invitation to appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged corrupt practices.
EFCC: Shema restates readiness to face charges
Immediate past governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, has reiterated his commitment to prove his innocence in any court of law, stressing that all what he demands of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is a transparent, fair and just trial, based on the rule of law. The former governor said this, while responding…
Police promote Magu, others
The Police Service Commission (PSC), yesterday, promoted 18 senior officers to the next ranks, including Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.
Why EFCC recommended suspension of NEMA directors, by Magu
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Ibrahim Magu yesterday explained why his outfit recommended the suspension of six directors of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) over allegations of financial impropriety.
Court strikes out EFCC’s forfeiture suit against Patience Jonathan
A federal High Court, Lagos, yesterday struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) seeking forfeiture to the Federal Government $5.316 million linked to the former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan and six others domiciled in Skye Bank Plc.