• EFCC asks court to admit statement implicating CCT boss in N10m bribe

    EFCC asks court to admit statement implicating CCT boss in N10m bribe

    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.

    The […]

  • N10m Bribe: Why I Implicated Umar, CCT Chair, Witness Tells Court

    N10m Bribe: Why I Implicated Umar, CCT Chair, Witness Tells Court

    Mr. Ali Gambo Abdullahi, former Personal Assistant to the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Chairman, told an Abuja High Court on Tuesday that Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar, the CCT chairman, met severally in his chamber with an accused person, Mr. Rasheed Taiwo Owolabi, a retired Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, who was standing trial before him on false assets declaration charges.

    Abdullahi told the court while giving evidence in the trial within trial on the disputed statement he made […]