• About 100 INEC officials to be tried over 2015 poll slush cash

    About 100 INEC officials to be tried over 2015 poll slush cash

    About 100 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) who allegedly collected over N23.29b bribe to influence the 2015 general election will soon face trial.

    There are indications that the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, and the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, have met to perfect the modalities of the trial.

    The EFCC, which has been investigating the bribe, allegedly facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, implicated two Resident […]

  • 100 INEC Staff under EFCC Probe, Says Yakubu

    100 INEC Staff under EFCC Probe, Says Yakubu

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said about one hundred staff of the commission are currently undergoing interrogation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for electoral offences.

    He said based on investigation, the number of the commission’s staff facing interrogation has kept increasing by the day.

    In a statement issued by the commission monday, Yakubu said the electoral body is cooperating with the EFCC, adding that any staff found culpable would be sacked […]