• EFCC grills APC legal adviser, Muiz Banire for alleged bribery

    EFCC grills APC legal adviser, Muiz Banire for alleged bribery

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday questioned the National Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Muiz Banire (SAN).

     

    The EFCC also seized his passport before releasing him on administrative bail after detaining him for several hours.

    The former Lagos State Commissioner for Transport, was quizzed for an alleged bribery of a judge.

    The senior advocate was said to have transferred about N500, 000 to Justice Terseer Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court.

    A source told […]

  • ICPC grills UNIABUJA bursar, academic officer over TETFUND disbursement

    ICPC grills UNIABUJA bursar, academic officer over TETFUND disbursement

    According to reports, the Bursar of University of Abuja and the Academic and Physical Planning Officers of the institution were yesterday grilled by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, over the utilisation of Tertiary Education Fund, TETFUND, intervention assisted projects since 2009.

    The University has been under investigation by different anti-graft agencies over alleged violation of the Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Act 2000.

    It was gathered that the White Paper on the Special Investigation Committee set […]

  • NDLEA grills NAHCO staff over attempt to export ephedrine to Mozambique

    NDLEA grills NAHCO staff over attempt to export ephedrine to Mozambique

    According to reports, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, have commenced interrogation of the Chief Security Supervisor of Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and three others in connection with attempt to export 144kg of ephedrine to Maputo, Mozambique.

    The drug which was concealed inside noodles and packed in three brown cartons together with relaxers and cereals was timely intercepted by NDLEA officers.

    Meanwhile, another staff of NAHCO, Victor Ahenje, a load controller linked […]

  • Bribery: EFCC Grills 2 More Judges

    Bribery: EFCC Grills 2 More Judges

    Two more Federal High Court judges, Justice Agbadu James Fishim and Justice Uwani Abba Aji, yesterday morning responded to their invitation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)) as they presented themselves before operatives at the Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos zonal office of the ant graft agency.

    Three other judges, Justices Mohammed Nasir Yunusa, Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa and Musa Haruna Kurya, had earlier reported to the Commission on Monday, October 17, 2016, and on October 18, 2016.

    According to our EFCC […]

  • EFCC grills ex-Bauchi LG bosses over N85.75m poll fraud

    EFCC grills ex-Bauchi LG bosses over N85.75m poll fraud

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has quizzed two former local government chairmen and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bauchi State over an alleged N85.75m election fraud.

    The affected people are a former Chairman, Bauchi LGA, Bala Maigoro, a former Caretaker Chairman, Alkaleri LGA, Bala Abdullahi and an ex-chairman of the PDP in the Warji LGA, Alhaji Sama’ila Maigwanjo.

    The men were interrogated by the EFCC at its Gombe Zonal Office.

    This is just as a former chairman of […]