• N23.3bn election bribe: Bank and INEC officials refund N408.7m to EFCC

    N23.3bn election bribe: Bank and INEC officials refund N408.7m to EFCC

    The probe of huge cash pumped into the failed bid to change the 2015 presidential election results has begun to yield fruits as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has recovered N408.7million from some of the beneficiaries of the slush funds.

    Those involved in the bribery scandal include oil barons, INEC officials and officials of some banks in the country.

    Fidelity Bank refunded N49.7million, its profit from the disbursement of the N23.29billion provided by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani […]

  • EFCC arrests former Rivers REC and four other INEC officials over N675m bribes

    EFCC arrests former Rivers REC and four other INEC officials over N675m bribes

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has found over N675.1m in the bank accounts of different Independent National Electoral Commission officials in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Delta states.

    According to the anti-graft agency, the money was received and shared by the officials during the last governorship elections.

    It was gathered that the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the 2015 election in Rivers State, Mrs. Gesila Khan, and other officials of INEC are already in EFCC custody. Khan was quizzed by the Department of […]