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UPDATE: N7.65bn fraud: Court sentence Orji Kalu to 12 years in Prison

  Former Abia state governor Orji Uzor Kalu  has  been convicted and sentenced to 12 years in Prison for fraud by a Lagos High Court.   Justice Mohammed Idris ordered the winding up of Kalu's company, Slok Nigeria Limited.   The serving Senator was...

Again Saraki gets court’s interim forfeiture order of two more mansions in Kwara

This is certainly not the best of times for the immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, as two of his mansions in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, are to be forfeited to the Federal Government, according to an interim...

HEDA’s False Alarm Over New Rule By AGF Malami

By Taiwo Odulana A civil society organization, Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA, uncharacteristically raised a false anti-corruption alarm a few days ago when it issued a statement giving the Attorney General of the Federal, Abubakar Malami, 14 days ultimatum...

EFCC arrests controller, doctor of Kirikiri Maximum Prison over $1m scam

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested a Deputy Controller of Kirikiri Maximum Prison, Emmanuel Oluwaniyi, and the head of the medical center of the Maximum Prison, Hemeson Edwin, over their role in allowing convicted internet fraudster,...

Corruption cases: FG strips EFCC, others of seizure of assets power, transfers authority to AGF

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other allied bodies have been stripped of the powers to seize assets of people being investigated and such powers transferred to the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). Hitherto, the...

Maina pleads innocence, remanded  

  Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, has been remanded in Abuja Correctional Centre (prison) on the orders of a Federal High Court in the FCT.   Justice Okon Abang gave the ruling on Friday following an application by...

Maina, ex-Pension Task force boss, arraigned in Abuja, enters no-guilty plea

  By Kunle Akinsola   The former chairman of Pension Reform Taskforce, Abdul-Rasheed Maina, who was arrested at an Abuja hotel few weeks ago by the EFCC, was arraigned at a Federal High Court ,Abuja.   Maina, who bolted for several years, is facing...

EFCC misled court into granting temporary forfeiture order — Saraki

  Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the EFCC may have misled the court into granting an order for a temporary forfeiture of his property on 17A McDonald Road, Ikoyi.   Saraki in a statement said that neither...

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Saraki’s Property

  A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties belonging to the immediate past Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The properties said to be located at Ikoyi area...

SERAP asks ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to: “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that...
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Four Civil Defence Corps officers abducted

    … N30m ransom being negotiated for their release   Again, gunmen who have been on the prowl in Kogi have kidnapped...
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Enraged wife cuts husband’s tongue, nose

    An angry wife has chopped off a piece of her husband tongue and nose in Imo state. Cherechi Okonko, a medical doctor, is battling to stay...

Ogun Gov seeks transfer of Sagamu, Ikorodu, Ota roads to state

  Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Thursday sought the transfer of Shagamu to Ikorodu road, Epe to Ijebu-Ode road, Lagos -Ota-Abeokuta to the state. Abiodun...

Uzodinma seeks Buhari’s intervention in refund of N32bn

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking his intervention in the refund of over N32 billion his predecessors spent...

Slain Aso Rock Director of Administration for burial on Feb. 21

  The assassinated Laetitia Naankang Dagan, Assistant Director of Administration in Presidential Villa, Abuja,will be buried in Jos, Plateau State on Friday, February 21. Persecondnews recalls...