• How Metuh disbursed N400m for media project – witness tells court

    How Metuh disbursed N400m for media project – witness tells court

    The seventh prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has explained how the N400 million transferred to the latter was allegedly expended.

    Mr. Richard Ihediwa told the Federal High Court, Abuja Division, that out of the amount said to have been given to Metuh, N21 million was spent to acquire media intervention centre, where journalistic and advocacy works were carried out.

    According to him, the money was paid through […]

  • How Gen. Atewe disbursed N8.5bn NIMASA cash – Witness tells court

    How Gen. Atewe disbursed N8.5bn NIMASA cash – Witness tells court

    A witness in the trial of Patrick Ziadeke Akpobolokemi, Major General Emmanuel Atewe, Kime Egozi and one Josephine Otuoga Wednesday told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how Major General Atewe, former Commander of the Joint Military Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield, disbursed over N8.5bn from the account of the Joint Task Force, domiciled in Zenith Bank Plc.

    The witness, Teslim Ajuwol a compliance officer with Zenith Bank made the disclosure through the account statement of the Joint Task Force, […]

  • How I disbursed N680.2m to DSS, Police, others – Shema’s ex-ADC

    How I disbursed N680.2m to DSS, Police, others – Shema’s ex-ADC

    Shehu Koko, the Aide-de-Camp to former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, on Tuesday explained to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry how he disbursed N680.2 million to security agents in the state during the 2015 general election.

    Koko told the Commission in Katsina that the funds were disbursed in cash.

    He said it was his former boss, Shema, who asked him to summon a security meeting on March 26, 2015.

    He said: “The money was disbursed as logistics and allowances to various security […]