• Ex-Customs boss, Dikko, returns N1bn cash to FG

    Ex-Customs boss, Dikko, returns N1bn cash to FG

    A former Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko, has returned N1,040,000, 000 to the Federal Government.

    Dikko, who served as the head of customs between August, 2009 and August, 2015, became the subject of an EFCC investigation last year when the commission established that about N40bn was diverted from the coffers of the NCS under his watch.

    The funds were allegedly drawn from proceeds of the seven per cent cost of collection and one per cent comprehensive import supervision […]

  • Metuh, Amosu, Dikko beg to return looted funds to avoid going to jail

    Metuh, Amosu, Dikko beg to return looted funds to avoid going to jail

    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 […]