• EFCC grills Jigawa PDP candidate, chairman over N550m campaign fund

    EFCC grills Jigawa PDP candidate, chairman over N550m campaign fund

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday questioned Jigawa State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election, Aminu Ibrahim Ringim, over missing campaign fund.

    Also quizzed were the state PDP Chairman, Salisu Mahmuda and the secretary of the PDP governorship campaign team, Rabiu Taura.

    The trio were invited to explain the exact amount received and how it was spent.

    It was gathered that N550 million was allocated to Jigawa State as part of campaign […]

  • N450m campaign fund: EFCC plans to arraign Chime, Umahi

    N450m campaign fund: EFCC plans to arraign Chime, Umahi

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in Enugu yesterday that it may prosecute former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi over the N450 million campaign fund allegedly disbursed through them by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the 2015 general elections.

    Chime had earlier told the EFCC that he only provided custody to the campaign funds which was later disbursed by those concerned with campaigns in the state.

    The anti-graft […]

  • EFCC grills Sheriff, agrees to return N40m campaign fund

    EFCC grills Sheriff, agrees to return N40m campaign fund

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday grilled the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, for about seven and a half hours over the N40 million campaign fund he received for former President Goodluck Jonathan’s reelection bid.

    Sheriff, as reported on Wednesday, was invited by the EFCC to appear before its operatives at its Maiduguri, Borno State office.

    He was said to have arrived at the office at about 10am.

    He was only released on administrative bail […]

  • EFCC to invite Falae, FFK, others over alleged illegal 2015 campaign fund

    EFCC to invite Falae, FFK, others over alleged illegal 2015 campaign fund

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to invite former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, and others alleged to have illegally received government funds through the last presidential campaign for questioning next week, it has has been revealed.

    It was learnt that the commission on Thursday revisited investigations into funding of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 campaign.

    It was learnt that with the arrest of […]