• EFCC traces N22m to firm linked to Fani-Kayode

    EFCC traces N22m to firm linked to Fani-Kayode

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating a company, ICON Environmental Cleaners, said to have link to the former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode.

    A top operative of the commission, on Tuesday, said the operatives of the commission had traced N22m to the firm during investigation.

    It was further gathered that operatives of the anti-graft agency were screening documents received from a bank to ascertain the role of one Mr. Oke in the transaction.

    The source said […]

  • Gov. Masari Traces N16bn To ALGON, Denies Probe of Shema’s Administration

    Gov. Masari Traces N16bn To ALGON, Denies Probe of Shema’s Administration

    Kastina State governor, Alhaji Bello Masari, has said that his resolve to recover the over N16 billion allegedly siphoned through the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in the state is not targeted at probing the administration of his predecessor, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Shema.

    The governor also alleged that funds accrued to the state through the Subsidy Reinvestment Programme (SURE-P) were withdrawn in cash for unknown purposes during Shema’s administration.

    Massari stated these during an interactive session with journalists in Abuja […]

  • EFCC traces 7 houses to Fayose from 2014, as ally alleges plot to implicate governor

    EFCC traces 7 houses to Fayose from 2014, as ally alleges plot to implicate governor

    No fewer than seven houses have allegedly been purchased by Governor Ayo Fayose since he returned to power in 2014, sources close to the investigation of the Ekiti State helmsman have revealed.

    And some of them, including one worth N1.2 billion in Lagos State, were said to have had their transactions handled for Fayose by his close ally, Abiodun Agbele, who is popularly called Abbey.

    Agbele was arrested on June 27 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    It was learnt that Agbele’s […]

  • EFCC Traces Three Mansions To Fayose’s Associate

    EFCC Traces Three Mansions To Fayose’s Associate

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced three posh houses to an associate of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.

    The houses, one in Abuja and two in Lagos, are believed to have been bought with part of the N1.219 billion pumped into the 2014 governorship election.

    The cash was believed to be from the office of the National security Adviser.

    Fayose has denied having any dealing with the office, while Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) was in charge.

    The cash, detectives believe, was […]

  • EFCC traces N4.7bn arms cash to Fayose and Obanikoro

    EFCC traces N4.7bn arms cash to Fayose and Obanikoro

    Fresh facts have emerged over the freezing of the bank account of Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose‎ by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

    This is just as detectives of the anti-graft agency have allegedly traced about N4.745billion of the diverted $2. 1billion arms cash to a former Minister of State (Defence), Musiliu Obanikoro and Governor Fayose.

    The cash was sourced from the SAS Imprest Account of the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) under ex-NSA Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.) prior […]

  • Plateau state govt traces 1,832 ghost teachers to one individual

    Plateau state govt traces 1,832 ghost teachers to one individual

    A staff verification exercise in Plateau State has traced 1,832 ghost teachers to a single individual who is not even a teacher, while many more beneficiaries of the syndrome abandoned their salaries in bank accounts, the state governor has said.

    Governor Simon Lalong also said a self-confessed man who has lived in the United States of America (USA) for years but whose identity was yet to be determined, admitted to him on phone that he had been drawing salaries for himself […]