• EFCC declares businessman wanted over Diezani’s N23bn poll slush fund

    EFCC declares businessman wanted over Diezani’s N23bn poll slush fund

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared billionaire businessman and Managing Director of Aiteo Group, Mr. Benedict Peters, wanted for his alleged role in the $115m (N23bn) bribe given to officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 election.

    The EFCC said in an official gazette signed by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that Peters was wanted for criminal conspiracy, diversion of funds and money laundering.

    The […]

  • EFCC quizzes Bauchi former deputy speaker, two others over N500m poll slush fund

    EFCC quizzes Bauchi former deputy speaker, two others over N500m poll slush fund

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), yesterday, quizzed the former deputy speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Sace Dumba, former caretaker chairman of Dass local government area, Mohammed Suleiman Rabo, and former chairman of People’s Democratic Party in Dass LGA of the state for allegedly sharing about five hundred million naira (N500 million) to 20 local government areas of the state for the re-election of the former president Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 general election.

    According to an […]