• How Fayose’s ally wired N1.35bn into several accounts to acquire properties

    How Fayose’s ally wired N1.35bn into several accounts to acquire properties

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose’s ally, Abiodun Agbele, wired N1.35billion into three accounts to pay for four of the five duplexes the governor allegedly bought in Lagos; it was learnt yesterday.

    The fifth duplex, which cost about N200million, is in Abuja.

    The laundering of the cash was staggered to, detectives believe, cover up the details from the prying eyes of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    The EFCC uncovered the lodgments in these accounts: FCMB belonging to Siqnachor (0519693019), First Bank of […]

  • EFCC traces 7 houses to Fayose from 2014, as ally alleges plot to implicate governor

    EFCC traces 7 houses to Fayose from 2014, as ally alleges plot to implicate governor

    No fewer than seven houses have allegedly been purchased by Governor Ayo Fayose since he returned to power in 2014, sources close to the investigation of the Ekiti State helmsman have revealed.

    And some of them, including one worth N1.2 billion in Lagos State, were said to have had their transactions handled for Fayose by his close ally, Abiodun Agbele, who is popularly called Abbey.

    Agbele was arrested on June 27 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    It was learnt that Agbele’s […]

  • EFCC moves Fayose’s ally, Agbele, to Abuja after Lagos court grants him bail

    EFCC moves Fayose’s ally, Agbele, to Abuja after Lagos court grants him bail

    Abiodun Agbele, an ally of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has been moved to Abuja by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, it has been gathered.

    Agbele was moved to Abuja on Friday from the Lagos office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, where he had been detained since his arrest earlier in the week.

    The relocation of Agbele was said to have been effected after he was ordered released by a Magistrate Court in Lagos once he either meets […]

  • EFCC arrests Fayose’s ally over alleged N4.7bn fraud

    EFCC arrests Fayose’s ally over alleged N4.7bn fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested Mr. Abiodun Agbele for allegedly helping Governor Ayodele Fayose to handle over N1.219bn during the Ekiti State governorship election in 2014.

    According to the EFCC Agbele is Fayose’s closest friend.

    The N1.219bn was said to be part of the N4.7bn that was diverted from the impress account of the Office of the National Security Adviser and deposited into the bank account of a company belonging to the sons of a former Minister of State […]