EFCC convicts 312 corrupt persons in 2018
Nigeria's anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday said it had convicted no fewer than 312 corrupt Nigerians in 2018. The numbers of persons convicted were arrested and tried for various acts of corruption between January and December, 2018. “The record of convictions cuts across the various offices of the EFCC with…
Dariye and the joys of VIP criminal
It is an uncommon case that negates the Kafkaesque leitmotif that the law is beholden to the privileged, especially in a third world country like Nigeria – a former state governor, Joshua Dariye, was jailed for corruption.
Dariye picks APC nomination form from prison
Former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, who is currently serving a 14-year jail term over financial misdeeds during his time as governor...
Jailed APC senator seeks re-election
Nigerian senator jailed for fraud and money laundering has reportedly purchased the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) nomination and expression of interest form to seek re-election. Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, is currently serving 14 years jail term at Kuje prisons, Abuja after found guilty of money laundering, breach of trust and…
Court fixes new date for alleged N1.5bn fraud case against Dariye’s son
The Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed Oct. 4, to hear an address on a no-case submission by Nanle Dariye, son of a former Plateau Governor, Joshua Dariye. On June 13, the senior Dariye bagged 14 years imprisonment for embezzling state funds. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nanle is being prosecuted by…
CISLAC lauds Dariye’s sentence as court rules on Ajudua’s bail July 5
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) yesterday commended the judiciary for the judgment against former Governor Joshua Dariye of Plateau State.
Dariye gets 14 years imprisonment for diverting N1.1b state funds
For the second time in less than two weeks, Justice Adebukola Banjoko of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Gudu has convicted another politician, Senator Joshua Dariye, a former Governor of Plateau State.He was found guilty of diversion of public funds to the tune of N1.126 billion.
Court convicts former Plateau governor Joshua Dariye
A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Gudu has found former Plateau State governor, Senator Joshua Dariye, guilty of fraud. Dariye was in 2007 charged to court on a 23-count charge for the alleged offence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In his ruling on Tuesday, Justice Banjoko found him guilty of…
Former Immigration boss aims to unseat Dariye
Former Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr David Paradang, is among eight PDP members aspiring to replace Chief Joshua Dariye (APC/Plateau Central), at the Senate in 2019.