Former Niger State Governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP gubernatorial candidate in the 2015 general elections, Umar Nasko have been remanded in the Minna Medium Security Prisons by a Minna High Court Judge, Justice Aliyu Mayaki.
The controversial haul of cash in local and foreign currencies recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from a residential apartment at Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, is part of the N57.2 billion released to the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) by the Nigerian government in February 2015, PREMIUM TIMES can report.
The rejection of the nomination of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been described as “corruption fighting back”.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has questioned the “constitutional validity of the nomination and confirmation processes leading to the rejection for the second time of Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday secured the conviction of four counterfeit currency dealers before Justice Simon Amobeda of the Federal High Court Kebbi on a four count charge of conspiracy and possession of counterfeit currency.
.Challenges court’s jurisdiction
BEN UKEJI, Abuja
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has faulted the fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Andrew Yakubu, against the Federal Government and the anti -graft agency at the Federal High Court in Abuja.
A High Court in Yola, Adamawa State has sentenced a former Governor of the state, James Bala Ngilari to five years’ imprisonment without the option of fine.
Wife of the governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode and her counterparts in the south west region of the country, have identified good moral values in homes and proper upbringing of children, as the formidable foundation of the war on corruption in the country.
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja.
Governors of the 36 states of the federation said they were ready to take on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) which is investigating possible diversion of the refund made to states from the excess charges of Paris Club debt.