• Wike, Akpabio told judges to implicate Amaechi – Rivers APC

    Wike, Akpabio told judges to implicate Amaechi – Rivers APC

    According to reports, the Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, and Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom, are behind the recent bribery allegations against Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation.

    The party also claimed that Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, are also in the know of the plot.

    Inyang Okoro and Sylvester Ngwuta, both justices of the supreme court, who were among the judicial officials […]

  • Obanikoro, no bait to implicate Fayose, others – EFCC

    Obanikoro, no bait to implicate Fayose, others – EFCC

    According to report, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said former Minister of state for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, is not been used as bait to implicate Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, or any other person.

    Making this revelation yesterday, a source at the EFCC said the case of the former minister would be treated strictly on its own merit, contrary to insinuations that the agency ferried him into the country to be used as a prosecution witness against […]

  • Budget padding: Attempt to implicate me unfortunate – Omisore

    Budget padding: Attempt to implicate me unfortunate – Omisore

    Ex-deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore has faulted Abdulmumin Jibrin for describing him as godfather to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, saying Jibrin’s attempt to implicate him in the budget padding scandal is unfortunate.

    Jibrin, former chairman, Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives, had alleged that Omisore is the godfather of Dogara. Omisore, who spoke through his Media Adviser, Prince Diran Odeyemi, said “He (Omisore) is not a member of the House of Representatives […]

  • EFCC traces 7 houses to Fayose from 2014, as ally alleges plot to implicate governor

    EFCC traces 7 houses to Fayose from 2014, as ally alleges plot to implicate governor

    No fewer than seven houses have allegedly been purchased by Governor Ayo Fayose since he returned to power in 2014, sources close to the investigation of the Ekiti State helmsman have revealed.

    And some of them, including one worth N1.2 billion in Lagos State, were said to have had their transactions handled for Fayose by his close ally, Abiodun Agbele, who is popularly called Abbey.

    Agbele was arrested on June 27 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    It was learnt that Agbele’s […]