• DSS arrests two more judges, freezes accounts

    DSS arrests two more judges, freezes accounts

    Two more judges were yesterday arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS), taking the number of judges so far picked up to nine.

    Justices Bashir Sukola and Ladan Manir of the Kaduna State High Court, were arrested in Kaduna and taken to the DSS Headquarters in Abuja at about 8.30pm.

    The DSS, it was learnt yesterday, has frozen the accounts of some of the judges under investigation.

    The agency has received more petitions against the judges. Many of the petitioners, it was […]

  • EFCC freezes eight bank accounts belonging to Omokore over alleged N247bn fraud

    EFCC freezes eight bank accounts belonging to Omokore over alleged N247bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced and frozen eight bank accounts allegedly belonging to the Chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Nigeria Limited, Mr. Jide Omokore.

    Reliable sources in the EFCC said that the eight accounts were opened at different branches of Skye Bank Plc.

    A top source at the commission said, “During investigations, we traced about eight accounts to Omokore in Skye Bank. Most of the accounts are company accounts. Some were domiciled in Marina, Adeola […]

  • EFCC freezes five accounts linked to Omisore, Obanikoro’s sons over N4.7bn fraud

    EFCC freezes five accounts linked to Omisore, Obanikoro’s sons over N4.7bn fraud

    Five bank accounts traced to a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, and the two sons of a former Minister of State of Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, have been frozen by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    The EFCC reportedly froze the accounts as part of investigations into the N4.7bn diverted from the imprest account of the Office of the National Security Adviser under the leadership of the former NSA, Lt. Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.).

    The accounts frozen by […]