• EFCC arrests Ex-FCT Minister Bala Mohammed

    EFCC arrests Ex-FCT Minister Bala Mohammed

    A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), report says.

    Details of Mr. Mohammed’s arrest remained fuzzy as at the time of filing this report, but sources confirmed was in detention at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja on Monday night.

    “Yes, we have him in our custody,” a source said.

    Another source said Mr. Mohammed’s detention was still being processed at about 8:45 p.m. on Monday. He is expected to […]

  • Ex-FCT minister Jumoke Akinjide returns N10m to EFCC

    Ex-FCT minister Jumoke Akinjide returns N10m to EFCC

    A former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, has reportedly returned the sum of N10m to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    Sources within the EFCC said that Akinjide, who was the Oyo State coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan campaign organisation and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, allegedly received N650m during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election.

    A source at the EFCC said, “The former FCT minister and other PDP leaders in […]