• EFCC quizzes Fayose’s ally, three others over N1.35bn properties

    EFCC quizzes Fayose’s ally, three others over N1.35bn properties

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday intensified investigation into the N1.35billion property scandal against Governor Ayodele Fayose by grilling his associate, Abiodun Agbele, and three more people connected with the deal.

    The quizzing of the affected professionals, including a businesswoman, an accountant and an estate consultant, lasted more than eight hours.

    But some emissaries from the embattled governor have pleaded with the companies involved in the purchase of four duplexes in Lagos to tell the EFCC that the money wired […]

  • How Fayose’s ally wired N1.35bn into several accounts to acquire properties

    How Fayose’s ally wired N1.35bn into several accounts to acquire properties

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose’s ally, Abiodun Agbele, wired N1.35billion into three accounts to pay for four of the five duplexes the governor allegedly bought in Lagos; it was learnt yesterday.

    The fifth duplex, which cost about N200million, is in Abuja.

    The laundering of the cash was staggered to, detectives believe, cover up the details from the prying eyes of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    The EFCC uncovered the lodgments in these accounts: FCMB belonging to Siqnachor (0519693019), First Bank of […]

  • Estate agent vows to cooperate with EFCC over N1.35bn houses traced to Fayose

    Estate agent vows to cooperate with EFCC over N1.35bn houses traced to Fayose

    One of the estate agents who sold houses acquired by the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has promised to cooperate with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over the seven houses traced to the controversial governor.

    The seven houses were allegedly aquired by Fayose in a space of six months.

    They are all located within the highbrow Victoria Island area of Lagos State, with one of them said to be in the exclusive and highly expensive Banana Island.

    The cost of the […]

  • Fayose bought N1.35bn properties within six months in office – EFCC

    Fayose bought N1.35bn properties within six months in office – EFCC

    Detectives have uncovered how Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose bought N1.35billion properties within six months in office.

    The five properties include four duplexes in Lagos and one in Abuja.

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned three more people for quizzing on Friday in respect of the ongoing investigation of the governor.

    One of those invited, Oyin Daramola, who is an estate agent, is said to have told the EFCC team that she did a legitimate business.

    She said she had never […]