Edo State has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to return N500million and property seized from convicted former Governor Lucky Igbinedion to it.
This request is contained in a November 7 letter to the EFCC through the state government’s lawyer Mr Femi Falana (SAN).
Igbinedion was arraigned in 2008 along with his company Kiva Corporation Limited on sundry allegations of defrauding the state government.
The charges were subsequently amended pursuant to a plea bargain agreement. They pleaded guilty.
The convicts were ordered […]
Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has accused a former governor of the state, Chief Lucky Igbinedion, and his then Secretary to the State Government, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, of diverting N4bn.
Oshiomhole, who spoke in a statement on Friday by his Chief Press Secretary, Peter Okhiria, explained that the money was a bank loan allegedly borrowed by the Igbinedion administration.
He alleged that the loan was borrowed from two commercial banks and paid to a private address in Lagos State.
Oshiomhole was reacting […]
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that N1,956,007,975.81 has accrued to government as interest from the public funds sized from a former Inspector-General of Police, Tafa Balogun, and other suspects under investigation or trial.
The N2.25billion confiscated from Balogun alone and others was deposited in 11 accounts, according to records put together by the agency.
The EFCC document showed that seized properties from the founder of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Erastus Akingbola, former Edo State Governor Lucky Igbinedion, former […]
2Face and Annie Idiibia’s courtesy visit to d Esama of Benin Sir Dr. G.O Igbinedion … See More Photos
2baba and his wife Annie Idibia paid a courtesy visit to the Esama of Benin and founder of the University, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion yesterday May 9th.
2baba and his wife Annie Idibia paid a courtesy visit to the Esama of Benin and founder of the University, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion yesterday May
Singer 2baba Idibia has been selected among the list of Nigerians who will receive honorary degrees from Igbinedion University in Okada, Edo State, on May 10, 2016. See what he wrote below:
“Ladies and gentlemen! I’m plsd 2 let u know that I’m going 2 be Conferred with an honorary degree @ Igbinedion University on the 10th of may in okada,” the ‘African Queen’ singer announced last night on Instagram, adding, “U are all invited. #GRATEFUL#igbinedionuniversity Thank u for the honour.”
This is not me oo! lol. But a statement from Mr. Lucky Igbinedion, former Edo Governor, said Governor Adams Oshiomhole lives in a glass house, accusing him of being ‘the biggest thief in Benin’.
Igbinedion made this accusation Saturday in a statement he personally signed.
He was responding to Oshiomhole’s accusation that he stole $31million from the treasury of the state when he was governor between 1999 and 2007.
“He has called everybody in Nigeria a thief; has called former President Olusegun Obasanjo […]
Osasu Igbinedion, host of The Osasu Show, shared these pics of her and her sister. Pretty girls!
It was gathered that Justice Muhammed Lima of Benin division of Federal High Court on Thursday sentenced Michael Igbinedion, son of Gabriel Igbinedion, a Benin based billionaire to six years imprisonment over alleged laundering of N25 billion fund belonging to Edo state government.
Justice Lima also sentenced Patrick Eboigbodin, an aide to the former governor Lucky Igbinedion to 20 years imprisonment, in addition to a fine of N250,000 on a 10-count charge.
Michael Igbinedion, a younger brother to former governor Lucky Igbinedion, […]