• Court sentences former NIMASA DG, Omatseye to five years imprisonment over N1.5bn contract scam

    Court sentences former NIMASA DG, Omatseye to five years imprisonment over N1.5bn contract scam

    Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday sentenced a former Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency, Mr. Raymond Temisan Omatseye, to five years in prison over a N1.5bn contract scam.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned Omatseye in 2010 on the 27-count charge bordering on alleged contract variation, bid rigging and awarding contract above his approval limit.

    The anti-graft commission said offence committed by the ex-NIMASA boss violated the country‚Äôs public procurement […]