• EFCC kicks as ex-NIMASA D-G seeks post-conviction bail

    EFCC kicks as ex-NIMASA D-G seeks post-conviction bail

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has opposed a post-conviction bail application by former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Director-General Raymond Temisan Omatseye.

    Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court in Lagos on May 20 sentenced him to a prison term of five years and dismissed him from public service for awarding contracts above threshold while in office. Omatseye, who is challenging the verdict, is praying the court to grant him bail pending the determination of his […]