• Court dismisses former PDP scribe Oladipo’s suit to stop EFCC arrest

    Court dismisses former PDP scribe Oladipo’s suit to stop EFCC arrest

    A Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday struck out a suit by a former National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prof. Wale Oladipo, seeking an order stopping the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and other law enforcement agencies from arresting him.

    He had filed the fundamental human rights enforcement suit on February 8, 2016, to stop his possible arrest with respect to the funds he received for the PDP’s presidential campaign for the last year’s election.

    He had joined the […]

  • Wike ordered me to collect N700m from Fidelity bank – PDP scribe

    Wike ordered me to collect N700m from Fidelity bank – PDP scribe

    The detained Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Samuel Johnson Okpoko, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he collected N700million poll bribery cash from Fidelity Bank on the instruction of Governor Nyesom Wike.

    But while Okpoko will soon be charged to court, the anti-graft agency might put the invitation of the governor on hold because of constitutional immunity.

    The immunity, however, does not prevent the EFCC from investigating the allegation against the governor and keeping vital information […]

  • I didn’t admit receiving N75m from Dasuki, says PDP scribe

    I didn’t admit receiving N75m from Dasuki, says PDP scribe

    According to reports, the National Secretary of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, Professor Wale Oladipo, yesterday denied reports that he admitted receiving money from the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

    The PDP scribe was reported to have written a letter to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to seek exemption from prosecution with a promise to refund the alleged N75 million.

    In a statement made available to journalists at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja, Oladipo declared, “Before and after the […]