Monthly Archives: February 2016

BREAKING: Ex-Minister of Interior, Abba Moro sent to jail (PHOTOS)

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, Monday, ordered that the immediate past Interior Minister, Abba Moro, be remanded in prison custody pending hearing...

Lamorde: IG gets Senate’s arrest warrant this week

The Senate may issue a warrant for the arrest of a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, this...

Job scam: EFCC arraigns ex-minister Moro, others today

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Monday (today) arraign a former Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, before a Federal High Court...

Ghost workers: FG saves N2.29bn monthly, says minister

The Federal Government said on Sunday that the removal of 23,846 non-existing workers from its payroll had led to a monthly reduction of N2.29bn...

Don’t kill the Treasury Single Account (TSA) by Encumbering the initiative with trivialities –CACOL...

CACOL view as counter-productive, retrogressive and suspect the recent move by the Senate in the resolutions passed asking the Federal Government to urgently terminate...

Dasukigate: Metuh Knows Fate March 9

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has fixed March 9, 2016 to decide on whether or not the embattled...

FIFA approves major reforms to curb corruption

Zurich (AFP) - FIFA approved major reforms at a congress on Friday, part of world football's effort to end the culture of corruption that...

S’Court rejects request on Andy Ubah, Oduah’s elections

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a motion filed by the Independent National Electoral Commission seeking clarification on its January 29, 2016 judgment, which...

Arms deal: Interrogate Jonathan first before prosecuting me – Metuh tells EFCC

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, last Thursday challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to...

BREAKING: Rickey Tarfa withdraws N5bn suit against EFCC, others

Embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Rickey Tarfa, on Wednesday withdrew the N5bn fundamental rights enforcement suit he filed against the Economic and Financial...

Alison-Madueke finally opens up on $24bn oil swap deals

Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, a former minister for petroleum resources has denied reports that she approved $24 billion for Renewal of the Crude Oil/Refined Products...

2016 Budget Scandal: Buhari breaks silence, vows “severe punishment” for those responsible

President Muhammadu Buhari vowed late Tuesday that all those involved in the “padding” of the 2016 National Budget will face the most severe punishment. Addressing...

EFCC links ex-CDS Badeh to N4.4bn NIMASA fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has launched a fresh investigation into the alleged diversion of N4.4bn from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety...

CCT: Saraki blackmailing Buhari with budget controversies, says Marafa

The spokesperson for the Senate Unity Forum, Senator Kabir Marafa, on Sunday demanded the immediate suspension of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for allegedly...

Rickey Tarfa Admits To Paying Justice Yunusa N225,000, Says For Funeral Costs

The embattled Senior Advocate of Nigeria Rickey Tarfa admitted to giving Justice Mohammed Yunusa N225,000 today in an affidavit filed at the Federal High...

EFCC Explains Larmode’s Role in the Diversion of N1trillion Proceeds of Recovered Assets

Recently, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde was invited by the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public...

Budget: A mess tainting Buhari’s anti-corruption posture

Miffed by the 2016 Budget controversy that is capable of discrediting his anti-corruption campaign, President Muhammadu Buhari’s anger appears to know no bounds, DAYO...

Withdraw Budget, Sack Embarrassing Minister, Apologise To Nigerians, CACOL Tells Buhari

The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders (CACOL), has applauded the move by the Presidency to effect an overhaul of the Budget office by purging it...

BREAKING: Ogun Police Announces Restrictions On ‘Okada’ Riders

The Ogun State Police Command has restricted operators of motorcycle popular known as ‘Okada’ in order to check the increasing rate of robbery, kidnapping and...

Falana, Ogunye, others back EFCC’s anti-graft war

Human rights lawyers, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) and Jiti Ogunye, on Thursday led lawyers under the aegis of Association of Democratic Lawyers to the...

Extortion: Presidency keeps Villa security operatives under watch

The Presidency has read the Riot Act to some security agents attached to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, who have been accused of harassing prominent...

EFCC seeks court order to seize Tompolo’s properties

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has filed an application at the Federal High Court, Lagos, seeking an order to seize all properties belonging...

Judge: Rickey Tarfa harassing my court with 90 SANs

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Tuesday arraigned Rickey Tarfa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), on a two-count charge of...

Saraki’s suit against CCT trial resumes today

 A suit filed before a Federal High Court in Abuja by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, challenging the propriety of his trial on...

Electricity consumers deserve metering, not tariff increase

RECENT events have exposed the morbid predilection of the government and the private power sector operators for an incessant electricity tariff increase over and...

Oduah loses bid to stop bulletproof cars probe

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, against...

EFCC grills Diezani’s husband, moves ex-CDS Badeh to Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday grilled Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), for several hours at its head office in Abuja.Madueke, who...

Nigeria was almost a pariah state under Jonathan —FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday said Nigeria was almost a pariah state as a result of insecurity and...

EFCC re-arraigns Dokpesi over arms scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday re-arraigned a former Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, before a Federal High Court...

Man arrested for defrauding Borno IDPs of N2.7m

A man has been arrested by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Borno State for allegedly defrauding Internally Displaced Persons in the...

HALLIBURTON AND SIEMENS BRIBERY SCANDAL AND FORMER JUSTICE MINITER, MR MOHAMMED ADOKE BELLO (SAN):...

CACOL had suspected that Mr. Mohammed Adoke Bello (SAN), was going to abet corruption even before he assumed office as Minister of Justice;based on...

Diezani approved $24bn crude swap without contract –Ex-NNPC GMD

A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Austin Oniwon, confirmed on Tuesday that there was no formal contract between...

Budget: ICPC to begin probe of perm secs, DGs

There were indications on Tuesday that the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission was set to begin full investigations into the discrepancies...

Dasuki avoiding trial to keep his wrongs secret –FG

The Federal Government has accused the immediate past National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, of avoiding trial in order to keep “the magnitude” of his...

Buhari and corrupt federal civil service

A report that some civil servants corrupted the biometric data of workers established in 2013, by secretly recruiting 400 workers whose names were inserted...

THE HALLIBURTON BRIBE TAKERS

BY DAPO OLORUNYOMI AND MUSIKILU MOJEED May 1, 2009 02:46PM Our so-called leaders are nothing but common bribe takers, according to US investigators who have...

Prosecute Jonathan for corruption –Lagos CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Lagos State chapter, has called for the prosecution of former President Goodluck Jonathan for corruption. The Chairman of Lagos CAN,...

Dodo SAN Writes EFCC Says AGF Adoke Took $1M reimbursement cost per brief?

Good that EFCC would receive these written explanations from Lawyers, more dignifying than forcing written statements. They took a hint perhaps from my interventionist...

Halliburton: Lawyers admit taking $3.5m as EFCC closes in on suspects

Detectives are making progress in their resolve to find the $200m (N66billion) penalty fines paid by five companies involved in the $180million  Halliburton bribery...

Police comb Bayelsa creeks for Tompolo

The police have deployed policemen in the creeks of Bayelsa State to arrest a former Niger Delta militant leader, Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as...
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