• Police arrest 3 Benue Agric Ministry staff over missing N12m

    Police arrest 3 Benue Agric Ministry staff over missing N12m

    It was gathered that the Police in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, have confirmed the arrest of three officials of the state Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources over their alleged complicity in the diversion of N12 million meant for the supply of fertiliser to farmers in the state.

    Spokesman of the command, Moses Yamu, who confirmed the arrest of the trio, said they were being quizzed over their alleged involvement in the scam.

    Those arrested included the Director of Finance, Christiana […]

  • EFCC arrests environment ministry staff over alleged fraud

    EFCC arrests environment ministry staff over alleged fraud

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), have arrested a staff of the Federal Ministry of Environment in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Mr. Tariah O. Fred, over an alleged fraud.

    A statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, said Fred allegedly headed a syndicate, which specialised in defrauding the public and corporate organisations, using the office of the Federal Controller of Environment in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.

    Uwujaren further disclosed that the suspect […]