• N450m campaign fund: EFCC plans to arraign Chime, Umahi

    N450m campaign fund: EFCC plans to arraign Chime, Umahi

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in Enugu yesterday that it may prosecute former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime and Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi over the N450 million campaign fund allegedly disbursed through them by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before the 2015 general elections.

    Chime had earlier told the EFCC that he only provided custody to the campaign funds which was later disbursed by those concerned with campaigns in the state.

    The anti-graft […]

  • EFCC detains former Kebbi governor over N450m PDP campaign fund

    EFCC detains former Kebbi governor over N450m PDP campaign fund

    The former governor of Kebbi State, Saidu Dakingari, has been arrested and detained by the Kano Zone of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    A statement by the media head of Kano Zone of EFCC, Mr. Medard Ehimika, yesterday in Kano disclosed that Dakingari is being quizzed on his involvement in the sharing of N450 million Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign slush fund.

    He is also expected to explain how N550 million state funds were diverted to his party, the PDP, […]

  • EFCC arrests former Kebbi Governor Dakingari over N450m PDP campaign slush fund

    EFCC arrests former Kebbi Governor Dakingari over N450m PDP campaign slush fund

    Kano Zone of the EFCC has arrested and detained Saidu Dakingari, former Governor of Kebbi state.

    He is currently being quizzed for his alleged involvement in the sharing of N450 million PDP campaign slush fund.

    He is also being asked to explain how another amount of N550 million state funds were diverted to his party, the PDP, during the 2015 presidential campaigns.

    A statement in Kano on Thursday by media head of Kano Zone of EFCC, Mr Medard Ehimika, said Dakingari is cooperating […]