• N60bn budget padding: Omisore under pressure to name lawmakers who shared funds

    N60bn budget padding: Omisore under pressure to name lawmakers who shared funds

    Detained Senator Iyiola Omisore is under pressure to name the beneficiaries of the N60 billion “budget padding” in the Sixth Assembly.

    He has refused to name the Senators and House members, an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) source said yesterday.

    The former Osun State deputy governor, who is on “bed rest” at the EFCC clinic in Abuja, is said to be in a stable condition.

    “He is in a stable condition, chatting and comparing notes freely with our investigating officers from the […]

  • Dasukigate: I’m under pressure to implicate Jonathan – Cousin

    Dasukigate: I’m under pressure to implicate Jonathan – Cousin

    Mr. Azibaola Robert, who is currently in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) detention, has alleged that the commis­sion is pressuring him to indict ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, who is his cousin.

    Robert, who spoke through his brother, Faith Robert, yesterday, at a press conference held in Lagos, alleged that EFCC told him in clear terms to ‘say something to implicate’ his cousin, Jonathan or rot in their custody.

    Robert is under inves­tigations over an alleged diversion of $40 million dollars through […]