According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Thursday opened its case against a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), and 10 others, who are being tried for an alleged fraud of N22.8bn.
The defendants, initially arraigned before a Federal High Court in Lagos on June 29, 2016, had on July 8, 2016, indicated their intention to enter into a plea bargain with the EFCC.
However, at the resumed proceedings in the case on Thursday, the […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has blocked the accounts of a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, and others implicated in the $15billion arms deals.
The Post No Bill (PNB) measure might remain in force until when either the fate of all those affected has been determined or after an agreement has been sealed on plea bargain.
The suspects, who are still groaning over the blockage, have been begging the anti-graft agency for reprieve.
According to investigation, some of those […]
Three of those on trial for alleged corruption are eager to return their “loot” for freedom, according to the Newsmen.
They want to refund cash and surrender property to avoid going to jail.
An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source said that the agency got requests from former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh, ex-Chiefs of Air Staff Air Marshals Adeshola Amosu and Mohammed Dikko Umar.
Metuh is standing trial for allegedly receiving N400 million from the […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has told the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.); a former Chief of Accounts and Budgeting in Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun; and a former Director of Finance and Budget, Air Commodore Olugbenga Gbadebo, to forfeit the 33 properties they allegedly bought with stolen funds.
This, it was learnt, was part of the conditions for the plea bargain given to the three accused persons.
A security agent, who […]
The Federal Government has initiated moves to seize two mansions allegedly owned by the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.); and a former Chief of Accounts and Budgeting in the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Adigun.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had traced two houses in the highbrow areas of London to Amosu and Adigun.
Amosu and Adigun allegedly purchased the houses in 2014.
“We identified a detached house at 93b Shirehall Park, London, NW42QU, […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized a N2.6billion Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine from the Diagnostic Centre owned by a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu.
The anti-graft agency discovered that the MRI machine was bought with some of the funds meant for arms purchase.
The investigators claimed that while Amosu’s Diagnostic Centre has MRI equipment, none of the Air Force clinics nationwide could boast of such a state-of-the-art equipment.
Also, there were indications last night that […]
Reports reaching ADELOVE indicated that the immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), has returned N2.3bn to the Federal Government.
According to source from Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (nameswitheld) told our correspondent that Amosu issued two bank drafts to the Federal Government as part of the funds allegedly diverted by his office as Chief of Air Staff.
The source said, “I can confirm to you that Amosu has returned N2.3bn. He raised two bank drafts. One draft […]