• EFCC keeps ex-Rivers Governor Odili under surveillance over alleged N100bn fraud

    EFCC keeps ex-Rivers Governor Odili under surveillance over alleged N100bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has put a former Governor of Rivers State, Dr. Peter Odili, under surveillance, it was learnt on Sunday.

    Also, investigations revealed that the Economic Governance Unit of the commission, which has been working on the case against Odili, had intensified efforts to vacate the perpetual injunction obtained by the ex-governor to restrain the commission from arresting and prosecuting him for fraud.

    A top operative of the EFCC said the commission was making fresh […]

  • EFCC set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, others over N100bn constituency projects

    EFCC set to Invite Dogara, Lasun, others over N100bn constituency projects

    There are indications that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may invite the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, his deputy, Hon. Yusuf Lasun, Chief Whip, Alhassan Ado Doguwa, and Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, over the allegations made against them by the former House Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Dr. Jibrin Abdulmumin.

    Abdulmumin, had among other issues, accused the speaker, other principal officers, and some House committee chairman of diverting N40 billion out of N100billion allocated to constituency projects […]

  • FG moves to reopen ex-Gov. Peter Odili’s N100bn fraud case

    FG moves to reopen ex-Gov. Peter Odili’s N100bn fraud case

    According to reports, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has faulted Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court for granting a perpetual injunction to a former Governor of Rivers State, Chief Peter Odili, which has scuttled the ex-governor’s prosecution.

    Buba’s order has prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and any other government anti-corruption agency from prosecuting or arresting Odili, who was accused of allegedly embezzling about N100bn of Rivers State money during his eight-year […]