• How Obadina shared N2.4bn gotten from Dasuki – Witness tells court

    How Obadina shared N2.4bn gotten from Dasuki – Witness tells court

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on October 4 presented its first witness, PW1, Umar Bello, in the trial of one Olugbenga Obadina, Chairman and Managing Director, Almond Projects Limited, who is facing an eight-count charge of fraud before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

    Mr. Obadina allegedly collected money to the tune of N2.4 billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, under Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) for a phony contract.

    He was accused of […]

  • EFCC arraigns Obadina for N2.4bn contract scam

    EFCC arraigns Obadina for N2.4bn contract scam

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the Managing Director, Almond Properties Ltd., Olugbenga Obadina, in the Federal High Court, Abuja, on an eight-count charge bordering on money laundering.

    The EFCC arraigned Obadina on Friday for receiving over N2.4 billion from a former National Security Adviser, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, for electricity contracts that were never executed.

    The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to all eight counts.

    The prosecuting counsel, Mr Peters Aso, urged the court to remand the defendant in […]