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Alleged N258.9 Million Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Ex-Chief Physician To Former President Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arraigned Dr. Fortunate Fiberesima, the ex-Chief Physician to former President Goodluck Jonathan. The EFCC said in a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, that Fiberesima, who is also a former Chief Executive Officer, State House Medical Centre, was arraigned for an alleged fraud to the tune of N258.9m. The doctor was arraigned ...

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EFCC Arraigns Ex-Niger Gov., Babangida Aliyu Before Minna High Court

The immediate past governor of Niger state, Dr. Muazu Babangida and his former commissioner and Chief of staff, Umar Nasko were Tuesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) before a Minna High court to answer a six count charge levelled against him. . Ninety five count charge was earlier levelled against him before it was reduced to ...

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Lagos Federal High Court Grants Patience Jonathan Unrestricted Access To Her Bank Accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday withdrew its application seeking to stay the execution of a court order which unfroze the Skye Bank account of the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience with a balance of $5.9m. A counsel for the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo, appeared before the Federal High Court in Lagos which on April 6 unfroze Patience’s ...

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Police Officer Narrates How He Received N26 Million From Femi Fani-Kayode

A police officer, Mr. Victor Ehiabhi, on Tuesday, narrated to a Federal High Court in Abuja, how he received a cash sum of N26m from the Office of the National Security Adviser on behalf of a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode. Ehiabhi, an Intelligence Operative with the Force Intelligence Bureau, said he was then serving as the ex-minister’s ...

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Nigerian Prince, A Proposed Movie On Email Scammers, Wins $1 Million Grant

Nigerian Prince, a proposed movie on email scammers, has won a $1m AT&T grant at the Tribeca Film Festival. The movie, written and directed by Nigeria’s Biyi Bandele and Oscar Hernandez-Topete, was announced the winner on April 20 at the Film Festival in New York. According to media reports, AT&T will provide funding of up to $1m for Bandele to do the movie. ...

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Breaking News: Obanikoro’s N100 Million Suit Against The EFCC Struck Out By Lagos Federal High Court

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out the N100m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.  . Obanikoro, his wives, Fati and Moroophat, and his sons, Gbolahon and Babajide, had sued the anti-graft agency for what they termed an unlawful invasion of ...

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N13 Billion Probe: NIA Officials To Appear Before Presidential Investigative Panel Today

The panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Amb. Ayo Oke, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has dispatched letters of invitation to some NIA officials demanding they appear before it on Monday (today). The invited persons were also asked to come with some relevant ...

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