EFCC Arrests Fake Investigator Over Attempt To Defraud Gov. Al Makura

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday arrested Mohammed Momoh, a farmer, for attempting to defraud the governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura. The suspect while posing as a “Private investigator from the Villa“ had approached the wife of the governor with a proposition…

DPR Seals Six Filling Stations in Sokoto, Kebbi State

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has shut six filling stations in Sokoto and Kebbi states, for selling above the pump price of N145 per litre, alleged diversion, security issues, and operating in dirty environments. Acting Zonal Controller, Nura Kamba, who spoke yesterday, said four of the…

Tight security as gunmen invade Magu’s house, kill policeman

Gunmen have attacked a farmhouse belonging to the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. The gunmen invaded the bungalow on Tuesday night, killing one of the guards, Sergeant Musa Haruna. Haruna’s remains have been buried in Mararaba, Nasarawa State.…

Unknown gunmen invade Magu’s house, kill policeman

Unknown gunmen last night invaded the bungalow farmhouse of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu and killed a policeman. According to findings, the gunmen stormed the farmhouse in Karshi in the Federal Capital Territory at about 10pm Tuesday and…

Saraki: Court of Appeal Verdict Vindicates Me 

We noted the verdict of the Court of Appeal Court today in which it agreed with the decision of the Code of Conduct Tribunal that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has no case to answer on 15 of the 18 charges filed against him by the Federal Government.  We believe that upholding the no case…

Corruption: Court Of Appeal Orders Bukola Saraki Back To Tribunal

The Court of Appeal this afternoon ordered Senate President Bukola Saraki back to the Code of Conduct Tribunal to face three charges of corruption filed against him. The three-man panel by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson unanimously ordered Saraki to return to the tribunal to face trial on three out…

N38m Hajj fraud: Yobe governor suspends LG boss, Musa

The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved the suspension of the Chairman of Potiskum Local Government, Alhaji Moh’d Musa, over alleged misappropriation of Hajj fund. According to a statement issued by the Press Secretary in the governor’s office, Shuaibu Abdullah, the governor acted…

Court remands three robbery suspects in Katsina State

Three men have landed themselves in prison on suspicion they were members of a robbery gang that terrorised residents of Funtua Local Council of Katsina State. Abdullahi Buba, 22, Dahiru Abdullahi, 25, and Usman Lawal, 22, were rounded up late last month at the PC International Hotel, Funtua, by a police…

Why FG Hasn’t Prosecuted Some Treasury Looters – Osinbajo

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Monday offered reasons why the Federal Government has not been able to prosecute some of the looters of the country’s treasury. Osinbajo spoke at the 2017 celebration of the International Anti-corruption Day organised by the Inter-agency Task Team…

Kano takes anti-corruption fight to LGs

In its bid to take its fight against corruption to local government, Kano state government has commissioned the first local government anti-corruption office in the state. It would be recalled that few months ago, the state has awarded contract for the construction of anti-corruotion offices in all…