• Presidential panel member re-arraigned for alleged $1m money laundering

    Presidential panel member re-arraigned for alleged $1m money laundering

    A member of committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate procurement of arms and equipment in the Armed Forces, Air Commodore Umar Mohammed, has been  re-arraigned before the Federal High Court in Abuja.

    Umar, 54, was arraigned on Friday with his company, Easy Jet Integrated Services Limited, before Justice John Tsoho, on a four-count amended charge. They were charged with money laundering, illegal possession of firearms and violation of the Official Secret Act.

    They were earlier arraigned in July before […]

  • Sagay-led presidential panel begins probe into budget padding scandal

    Sagay-led presidential panel begins probe into budget padding scandal

    The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, led by Prof. Itse Sagay, on Wednesday, said it had begun “meeting” on the documents submitted to it on the budget padding scandal by leaders of the House of Representatives.

    The Executive Secretary of PACAC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, said this after a meeting the presidential panel held in Abuja with a former Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, who had submitted some documents to PACAC.

    Owasanoye confirmed after the meeting with Jibrin […]