• NDLEA probing officials for aiding drug barons

    NDLEA probing officials for aiding drug barons

    It was gathered that the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has said some of its officers are currently under investigation for alleged fraternity with suspected drug syndicates.

    The Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (retd.) gave the hint while addressing officers at the national headquarters of the agency in Ikoyi, Lagos at the weekend.

    A statement by the Head, Public Affairs, NDLEA, Mr. Mitchell Ofoyeju, quoted Abdullah as stating that the agency had beamed its searchlight inwards, stressing that any officer […]

  • DSS accuses Governor Wike of clandestinely aiding Rivers judge move illicit $2m cash

    DSS accuses Governor Wike of clandestinely aiding Rivers judge move illicit $2m cash

    It was gathered that the Department of State Security, DSS, has accused Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, of impeding its operations in the state and helping a judge under corruption investigation to clandestinely move $2 million cash away from the judge’s house in Port Harcourt.

    DSS said in a statement on Saturday that credible intelligence revealed that the Judge had $2 million stashed in his house.

    It said that when the judge was approached for due search to be conducted, “he in […]

  • Banks to face trial for aiding corruption – EFCC

    Banks to face trial for aiding corruption – EFCC

    Banks and their officials who helped in concealing stolen funds will soon have their day in court, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, said on Tuesday.

    He said it was unfortunate that some banks encouraged looting by creating an “enabling environment” for it.

    “The banking sector is creating a fertile ground for corruption,” the EFCC chairman said.

    Magu spoke in Lagos during an interactive session with the commission’s external lawyers and civil society organizations.

    He said it […]