• EFCC re-arraigns ex-Adamawa Governor, Nyako, son over N40bn fraud

    EFCC re-arraigns ex-Adamawa Governor, Nyako, son over N40bn fraud

    Former Governor of Adamawa State, Admiral Murtala Nyako, rtd, and his son, Senator Abdulaziz were on Monday re-arraigned before an Abuja Federal High Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged N40bn fraud.

    The former governor and his son were docked on a 37 count charge bordering on money laundering alongside two others, Zulkifik Abba and Abubakar Aliyu.

    All accused persons were initially arraigned before the late Justice Evoh Chukwu of the same court on August 7, 2015, but […]

  • Ex-Adamawa council chairman jailed 70 years for fraud

    Ex-Adamawa council chairman jailed 70 years for fraud

    A former Chairman of Hong Local Government Council in Adamawa State, Ibrahim Baba Gayius, has been convicted and sentenced to 70 years imprisonment by a Federal High Court in Yola for fraud.

    The report of the former local government boss’s conviction emanated from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    According to the report, on October 6, 2016, Justice B. B. Aliyu of the Federal High Court, Yola convicted Gayius.

    Convicted alongside the LG boss was the Chief Accounting Officer of the local government.

    They […]

  • Ex Adamawa Governor, Ngilari falls ill at EFCC custody, rushed to Medical Clinic

    Ex Adamawa Governor, Ngilari falls ill at EFCC custody, rushed to Medical Clinic

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday took a former Governor of Adamawa State, Mr. James Ngilari, to the Gombe General Hospital after he felt ill.

    Recall that the anti-graft agency had on Thursday picked Ngilari for his alleged role in the sharing of the $115m (N23bn) which emanated from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

    He was arrested after the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Adamawa State, Joel Madaki, told investigators that the ex-governor […]