• EFCC arrests Governor Ayade’s brother over alleged N2.4bn contract scam

    EFCC arrests Governor Ayade’s brother over alleged N2.4bn contract scam

    Dr. Francis Ayade, a brother to the Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    Francis Ayade was arrested in connection with an alleged N2.4 billion contract scam.

    Ayade, Managing Director of Leophina Nigeria Limited and Hally Brown International Limited, was involved in shady deals involving the diversion of public funds into his companies’ accounts.

    Specifically, four different allocations from the Nigerian federal government accounts were allegedly diverted into Hally Brown International Limited’s […]