• EFCC seizes former Governor Shema’s passport over alleged N76bn fraud

    EFCC seizes former Governor Shema’s passport over alleged N76bn fraud

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized the passport of the immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema, as part of investigations into the alleged N76bn fraud perpetrated by Shema.

    Shema was detained by the EFCC on Friday after he voluntarily walked into the head office of the EFCC.

    However, a source close to the ex-governor said that despite meeting the bail conditions, the anti-graft agency refused to release him.

    The source said, “You will recall that […]

  • EFCC detains former Governor Shema over alleged N76bn fraud

    EFCC detains former Governor Shema over alleged N76bn fraud

    It was gathered that the immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as part of investigations into an alleged N76bn fraud.

    The EFCC had declared Shema wanted on Wednesday but the former governor maintained that he was not on the run.

    Subsequently, Shema arrived at the head office of the EFCC on Friday morning, after which he was grilled for over eight hours.

    However, as of 7.30pm on Friday, the ex-governor […]