Court jails ex-Adamawa Governor

The Adamawa High Court Monday jailed a former Governor of Adamawa State, Bala James Ngilari for five years without option of fine. He was convicted by Justice Nathan Musa for alleged violation of procurement laws. According to the judge, the minimum sentence allowed by law was five years although the convict could have earned more […]

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Wanted Benue militia leader has link with Ortom, not Suswam – Group

A pressure group in Benue State, Not Too Young To Speak (NTYTS), on Thursday said the wanted militia leader in the state, Mr. Terwase Akwaza (a.k.a Gana) is closer to Governor Samuel Ortom than ex-Governor Suswam. It claimed that the militia leader is a personal friend of the governor, who was awarded a contract to […]

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Ex-Customs chief forfeits 17 exotic vehicles to FG

A former Comptroller General of Customs, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, on Friday forfeited 17 exotic vehicles to the Federal Government barely 72 hours after the vehicles were uncovered from his warehouse in Kaduna. There were strong indications last night that Inde might face trial any moment from now. But his arraignment will begin when he returns […]

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Alleged poll bribe: EFCC to arraign INEC’s deputy director

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday said it has concluded arrangements to prosecute a Deputy Director of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State, and former Electoral Officer in Rivers State, Gogo Anderson Waribo, for allegedly collecting N16 million out of the N23. 29 billion poll bribery cash. A statement […]

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Another Diezani’s $37.5m mansion uncovered on Banana Island

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is linking a new $37.5m property  to  former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The exquisite  15-storey building which is  located on the highbrow Banana Island in Lagos is the latest on the list of choice  properties said to have been acquired by the ex-minister with alleged […]

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EFCC detains ex-NNPC GMD over$9.7m loot

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has taken  a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Andrew Yakubu, into custody following the recovery  of   $9,772,800 and £74,000 cash from him. Yakubu is being detained in an EFCC facility in Kano. The cash,The Nation gathered authoritatively yesterday,was  originally hidden by […]

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