CORRUPTION

AGAIN! Saraki fails in his bid to stop CCT trial

The Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar, has ruled that he will not withdraw from the trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki, noting that his withdrawal would mean the end of trial.Saraki had asked Umar to ...

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CCT finds Orubebe guilty, orders forfeiture of Abuja property

Former Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe‎ has been ordered by the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja to forfeit his landed property in the capital city to the Federal Government for his failure to declare ...

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DASUKIGATE: ECOWAS Court orders Dasuki’s release, fines FG N15m

The Economic Community of West Africa State (ECOWAS) Court has ordered immediate release of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki from detention where he has been unlawfully kept since December 2015.The regional court held that the detention of Dasuki ...

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Sylva denies owning 48 houses

An erstwhile governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, has denied  media reports claiming that he has retrieved  48 houses seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a statement on Monday in Yenagoa by his media adviser, Mr. ...

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Falana writes Dogara, asks house to suspend Jibrin’s probe

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has written a letter to Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, asking him to stop the ongoing probe against Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman appropriations.Jibrin is expected to appear before the ethics and priviledges ...

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Ben Bruce to Buhari: Your approach to corruption war is scaring investors

The senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Bruce (PDP) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to adjust his approach to the anti-corruption crusade, saying policy was scaring investors.Mr. Bruce, who said this while contributing to the Senate’s debate on the ...

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Companies linked to Patience Jonathan’s $15 million plead guilty

Four companies linked to the alleged money laundering case involving Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, pleaded guilty to the offence at a federal high court in Lagos on Thursday. The companies – Seagate Property Development & Investment ...

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Ex-Katsina governor, Shema, declared wanted by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared Ibrahim Shema, the immediate past governor of Katsina state, wanted.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the commission, made this public, in a statement. “The public is hereby notified that Ibrahim Shema, a former ...

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KOGI: Five top civil servants arrested for diverting N230m pension fund

Five top civil servants in Kogi State have been arrested for allegedly diverting N230m pension fund to their private uses. The Accountant-General of the state, Alhaji Yusuf Okala, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lokoja on ...

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EFCC seizes two shopping malls from serving INEC chief

Two choice shopping malls reported acquired by a serving Resident Electoral Commissioner with her share of a bribe dished out by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of last year’s general elections, have been seized by the Economic and Financial ...

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