• EFCC to prosecute former Rivers REC, 99 others over N23.29bn poll slush cash

    EFCC to prosecute former Rivers REC, 99 others over N23.29bn poll slush cash

    According to reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to prosecute about 100 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials indicted in the N23.29b bribe during the 2015 elections.

    Before the prosecution however, the indicted officials will face internal disciplinary action from INEC before being handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    Those indicted include two Resident Electoral Commissioners – Gesil Khan, Mr. Slyvester Ezeani – 16 directors and 82 others.

    Some of those indicted […]

  • EFCC arrests former Rivers REC and four other INEC officials over N675m bribes

    EFCC arrests former Rivers REC and four other INEC officials over N675m bribes

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has found over N675.1m in the bank accounts of different Independent National Electoral Commission officials in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Delta states.

    According to the anti-graft agency, the money was received and shared by the officials during the last governorship elections.

    It was gathered that the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the 2015 election in Rivers State, Mrs. Gesila Khan, and other officials of INEC are already in EFCC custody. Khan was quizzed by the Department of […]