According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has asked an Abuja high court to admit as exhibit a statement which implicated the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Yakubu Umar, in a N10 million bribery scandal.
The anti-graft agency insisted that the statement that implicated Umar was made by his Personal Assistant and Protocol Officer, Ali Gambo Abdullahi, on August 12, 2013 at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja, when the alleged bribe was paid into his account.
President Muhammadu Buhari is in possession of some letters, written by former President Goodluck Jonathan, to request “off-budget funds.”
This was contained in Buhari’s authorised biography, ‘Muhammadu Buhari: The Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria’, written by Prof. John Paden and presented to the public on Monday.
An online dictionary defines “off-budget funds” as funds not provided for or included in the regular Federal Government budget; funded by sources other than the federal budget.
In the ongoing anti-corruption war of the present administration, the […]