Ibrahim Shehu Shema
Witness makes contradictory statements in Shema’s trial
A Witness in the ongoing trial of former Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema at the Federal High Court, Nasiru Salisu Ingawa, has made contradictory statements in his evidence before the court.
EFCC re-arraigns former Katsina governor over N5 billion fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shehu Shema before Justice Hadiza Rabiu Shagari on a 26-count charge of conspiracy and money laundering. Shema is accused of laundering N5,776,552,396 (Five billion, seven hundred and seventy-six million, five hundred and fifty-two thousand, three hundred and ninety-six naira…
Kastina ex-governor, Shema canvasses support for Olusola
Former Katsina State Governor, Dr. Ibrahim Shehu Shema, has implored Ekiti people to support the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka.Shema made the appeal in Ekiti after touring various projects executed by Governor Ayo Fayose.
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…
Ex-governor Ibrahim Shema pleads not guilty to 24-count charges
Former Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shehu Shema yesterday pleaded not guilty to 24-count charges brought against him in court.The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had instituted the charges against him, which bordered on criminal beach of trust....
Committee’s report stalls Shema, aides’ trial in alleged N11b fraud
The trial of former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema was yesterday adjourned at the instance of the prosecution. Shema is standing trial alongside three of his aides for alleged misappropriation of N11billion during his tenure.
Shema loses bid to stop trial by Katsina government
Shehu Shema had approached the court to stop his trial at the Katsina High court on grounds that he was not given a fair hearing as he was not allowed access to copies of the petitions written against him.
We can’t track N55b, Katsina Judicial Commission alleges
Commission chairman, Ado Mohammed Ma’aji Ma’aji, who read out the report, put the figure at N55, 984, 273, 521, even as he recommended that all those indicted be prosecuted and made to refund the money to serve as deterrence.
Weekly political notes
Ex-Gov Shema Weeps Over EFCC Arrest In Katsina Court Immediate past governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema, broke down in tears on Tuesday at the premises of the State High Court, following his re-arrest by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). His aide, however, insisted the former governor was not arrested.…