• Ekiti Assembly drags Fayemi, others to EFCC over alleged N40bn fraud

    Ekiti Assembly drags Fayemi, others to EFCC over alleged N40bn fraud

    According to reports, the Ekiti State House of Assembly has accused the immediate past governor of the state and Minister of Solid Minerals, Kayode Fayemi of allegedly looting about N40bn from the state’s treasury.

    The allegation was contained in a petition the state House of Assembly submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday in Abuja.

    The petition dated October 24 2016 and signed by the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Pastor Kolawole Oluwawole, called on the anti-graft […]

  • Ex-Governor Nyako, son, others plead not guilty to fresh N40bn fraud charge

    Ex-Governor Nyako, son, others plead not guilty to fresh N40bn fraud charge

    Cash-strapped National Assembly has resorted to bank facilities to pay its staff their monthly salaries and allowances. But the facilities do not include the controversial running cost paid to lawmakers, as well as the salaries and allowances for their aides.

    About N4.5 billion is spent on the running cost of lawmakers in the two houses of the National Assembly. The sum of N13.5 million is paid to each senator while a member of the House of Representatives gets a little above […]