A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted bail to retired Air Vice Marshal Tony Omenyi, who was accused of illegally transferring over N130 million to a private company account.
Mr. Omenyi was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a three-count charge bothering on illegal transfer of money on three different occasions.
He was accused of carrying out the crime while serving as the Managing Director of Aeronautical Engineering and Technical Services Ltd. (AETSL).
The EFCC had […]
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja ordered Friday that three men, including Air Vice Marshall Tony Omenyi (retired) be remanded in Kuje prison.
Also to be kept in Kuje prison are an employee of Diamond Bank Plc, Babatunde Faro and Sada Adamu.
The judge ordered their remand after they were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on two separate charges.
Omenyi and his company, Huzee Nigeria Limited, were arraigned on a 3-count charge of abuse of office […]
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Sikira could not take it any longer. She momentarily lost control of herself and ran out of the petrol station like a mad woman. She stopped a bike and went home.
She was walking through the old rusted iron gate that led to her compound when she remembered Julia, the duty post, the manager and the supervisor who said he was coming down to see them. It was too late to turn back to the station as neighbors who had gathered […]
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress in Kogi State, Idris Ozi Shaibu, and four others have been kidnapped at Osara along Okene-Lokoja-Abuja Highway in Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State.
According to a source, the party leader was on his way from Abuja on Friday night when seven gunmen stopped his vehicle and kidnapped him.
His driver who was also said to have been kidnapped and later released after his phone was taken.
The source said that another vehicle riding behind […]
According to reports, the federal government has appointed Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Saliu Usman as the new Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) for the armed forces.
Usman takes over from Major General John Saduana Davies, who had been on acting Capacity since January this year, when the former CDI, Air Vice Marshal Monday Morgan retired.
According to the Armed Forces Statutes, the position of Chief of Defence Intelligence (CDI) which is the apex in the intelligence community is rotational among the services.
The Federal High Court in Lagos heard on Wednesday that a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd), charged with laundering N21 billion, has returned N2.6 billion to the Federal Government.
His lawyer, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde (SAN), while arguing Amosu’s bail application after his arraignment before Justice Mohammed Idris, said his client had returned “colossal sums” to the federal government.
It was gathered that Amosu returned N2.6 billion to the government.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Amosu […]
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja charged public officers entrusted with certain responsibilities to live up to their duties and justify the confidence reposed in them as this was the only way Nigeria can get out of the current hardships facing the nation.
President Buhari said this while decorating two of the newly promoted officers of the Nigerian Police Force deployed to his office with their new ranks.
Abdulkarim Dauda and Kayode Sikiru Akande, both promoted from the position of Assistant Commissioner […]
The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested a former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd).
Ihejirika was arrested on Tuesday night at his Maitama, Abuja residence.
It was gathered that the former COAS is being investigated over his alleged sponsorship of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) agitators.
It was also learnt that his arrest was not unconnected to the ongoing $2.1 billion arms purchase probe involving former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
Since his retirement, various […]
Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday night, condemned the invasion of his Abuja residence by gun-wielding operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, noting that this was the fourth time in a week that the anti-graft agency was invading his home.
Ex-Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode arriving the EFCC Abuja office on Monday, May 9, 2016 for questioning Condemning the invasion in a statement, Jude Ndukwe , SA Media to Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, said: “Earlier today (Thursday), the EFCC […]
Any Chief or Politician who visited Aso Rock during GEJ administrations were given $100,000 when leaving – Presidency
Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, has revealed that under previous administrations, a chief or politician who pays a visit to the Aso Rock Presidential Villa is handed $100,000 or $50,000 when leaving.
Speaking in an interview with Newsmen, the presidency official, however, pointed out that his principal has put a stop to the practice as such cash gifts are now diverted into productive services and the provision of infrastructure.
In the words of Ojudu, “In […]