• PACAC to revisit Halliburton corruption scandal

    PACAC to revisit Halliburton corruption scandal

    The Federal Government through the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) is to revisit high-profile anti-corruption cases, notably the Halliburton scandal.

    PACAC revealed that there will be a scale-up of advocacy against corruption in private sectors and professional associations as part of efforts to fight corruption next year.

    PACAC’s Executive Secretary Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye spoke yesterday at a news conference in Lagos to unfold the panel’s plans.

    He reviewed activities of the committee in the last one year.

    According to Owasanoye, PACAC will scale […]

  • Four ex-Heads of State, 89 others indicted in Halliburton scam

    Four ex-Heads of State, 89 others indicted in Halliburton scam

    Fresh facts emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may soon bring prominent Nigerians implicated in the $180m Halliburton bribe to justice.

    About four former Heads of State and 89 prominent Nigerians were allegedly linked with the scandal.

    In all, 76 prominent Nigerians are listed in the five notebooks submitted by the Halliburton Group to the EFCC.

    There were indications yesterday that the anti-graft agency may quiz some of those listed.

    A former Minister of Petroleum Resources has admitted collecting inducement […]

  • EFCC quizzes ex-AGF Aondoakaa over Halliburton scandal

    EFCC quizzes ex-AGF Aondoakaa over Halliburton scandal

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday quizzed a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Michael Aondoakaa (SAN), for his alleged role in the $182m Halliburton scandal.

    It was gathered that Aondoakaa, who served as AGF under the late President Umaru Yar’adua, stormed the office of the EFCC around 10am and was grilled for about eight hours.

    A source at the anti-graft agency said that, “Aondoakaa has been in our custody since […]