• Court adjourns Dasuki’s alleged N13.6bn fraud case till December 7

    Court adjourns Dasuki’s alleged N13.6bn fraud case till December 7

    According to reports, the trial of retired Col. Sambo Dasuki and others was adjourned till December 7 for further hearing following a concession agreed upon by all the counsels concerned.

    The trial which came up at an FCT High Court, Maitama, before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf could not go on.

    However, all counsels had a chambers meeting with the judge and agreed on the date.

    All the defendants were in court except Dasuki.

    Dasuki lost his father, the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki.

    Dasuki, […]

  • EFCC closes former HoS Oronsaye’s N190m fraud case

    EFCC closes former HoS Oronsaye’s N190m fraud case

    Hearing on a case of abuse of office and fraud brought against Stephen Oronsaye, a former Head of Service, HoS, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, continued on Tuesday with the prosecution presenting its sixth witness, PW6, Hamad Bello, for cross-examination.

    Oronsaye, who was also the chairman of Presidential Committee on Financial Action Task Force, PCFATF, is facing a 2-count charge before Justice Olasumbo O. Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja.

    He is being […]

  • Ex-Diamond Bank staff, other get N20m bail in $1m fraud case

    Ex-Diamond Bank staff, other get N20m bail in $1m fraud case

    Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Monday, admitted the one Sada Adamu and Babatunde Faro, an employee of Diamond Bank Plc to bail on a 4-count of money laundering preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    Arraigned on Friday, November 11, 2016, Adamu was alleged to have made cash payment of $1 million being an amount exceeding the stipulated N5 million threshold payable cash by an individual according to law, […]

  • EFCC discharges first witness in Akpobolokemi’s N8.5bn fraud case

    EFCC discharges first witness in Akpobolokemi’s N8.5bn fraud case

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday discharged its first witness, Teslim Ajuwon, in the trial of a Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Patrick Akpobolokemi.

    Akpobolokemi is being prosecuted for an alleged fraud of N8.5bn perpetrated within NIMASA between September 5, 2014 and May 20, 2015.

    Standing trial along with him is a former Commander of the Military Joint Task Force, Operation Pulo Shield, in the Niger Delta, Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Atewe.

    Others are Kime […]

  • FG moves to reopen ex-Gov. Peter Odili’s N100bn fraud case

    FG moves to reopen ex-Gov. Peter Odili’s N100bn fraud case

    According to reports, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has faulted Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court for granting a perpetual injunction to a former Governor of Rivers State, Chief Peter Odili, which has scuttled the ex-governor’s prosecution.

    Buba’s order has prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and any other government anti-corruption agency from prosecuting or arresting Odili, who was accused of allegedly embezzling about N100bn of Rivers State money during his eight-year […]

  • I don’t have any fraud case with ICPC – Gbenga Daniel

    I don’t have any fraud case with ICPC – Gbenga Daniel

    Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Former governor of Ogun State, Sunday declared that he has no pending case with the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC).

    He described as false reports that there is a pending corruption case against him at the anti-graft commission. A national newspaper reported, last week, that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, had written to the ICPC Chairman, directing the reopening of corruption cases of 31 former governors.

    Daniel was listed […]