• Alleged Fraud: Court Turns Down Stella Odua’s Request From Arrest And Prosecution

    Alleged Fraud: Court Turns Down Stella Odua’s Request From Arrest And Prosecution

    Justice Abdul Kafarati of a  Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a motion filed by a former Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah, to stop her arrest and prosecution.

     

    Odua is asking the court ‎for an order stopping the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the police from arresting her with respect to ongoing investigation into corruption allegation against her.

    Oduah, now a senator had approached the court through fundamental rights enforcement suit, asking the court to stop the Attorney-General of the […]

  • Alleged fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Kalu, two others

    Alleged fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Kalu, two others

    About eight years after the case was stalled, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday recommenced the trial of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu and two others.

     

    Kalu, his ex-aide, Jones Udeogo, and the ex-governor’s company, Slok Nigeria Limited, were re-arraigned on a 34-count charge before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

    Before the arraignment, Kalu and others had argued against the proceedings and urged the court to await the pending appeal by Slok before the Supreme Court.

    Trial […]

  • EFCC arrests environment ministry staff over alleged fraud

    EFCC arrests environment ministry staff over alleged fraud

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested a staff of the Federal Ministry of Environment in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Mr. Tariah O. Fred, over an alleged fraud.

    A statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said Fred allegedly headed a syndicate, which specialised in defrauding the public and corporate organisations, using the office of the Federal Controller of Environment in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

    Uwujaren further disclosed that the suspect […]

  • EFCC collects FAAN directors’ BVN over alleged fraud

    EFCC collects FAAN directors’ BVN over alleged fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has collected the Bank Verification Number (BVN) details of four directors of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the head of the agency’s audit in relation to ongoing investigation of N100 million fraud.

    The anti-grant agency collected the BVNs of the directors in order to determine whether there had been any financial transactions between the top management staff and the suspects.

    Recall that the EFCC, in a statement by its spokesman, said Ms […]