$15m in my accounts for medical bills, others, says Patience

$15m in my accounts for medical bills, others, says Patience

Eniola Akinkuotu, Success Nwogu and Ramon Oladimeji Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, said she was using her $15m, which was frozen in four companies’ accounts, to settle medical bills while she was out of the country. She, therefore, urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and Skye Bank to lift […]

Fed Govt urges court to stop Dasuki from travelling abroad

Fed Govt urges court to stop Dasuki from travelling abroad

THE Federal Government has urged the Federal High Court, Abuja to stay execution of its earlier order granted to former National Security Adviser Sambo Dasuki to travel abroad for medical treatment. Counsel to the government Mr. Oladipo Okpeseyi (SAN) made the oral application yesterday at the resume of hearing of the case before Justice Adeniyi […]

Alleged N1tr diversion: Lamorde ‘ill, flown abroad’

Alleged N1tr diversion: Lamorde ‘ill, flown abroad’

Immediate past Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, may have been flown abroad for the treatment of undisclosed ailment, The Nation learnt yesterday. Lamorde, who was scheduled to appear before the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions yesterday, failed to honour the invitation provoking wild insinuation that […]

Why DSS prevented Dasuki from travelling

Why DSS prevented Dasuki from travelling

The Department of State Services has explained that it prevented the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), from travelling abroad for medical treatment because he refused to appear before a committee set up by the Federal Government to investigate a N2billion arms transaction by the Goodluck Jonathan administration. The service stated that Dasuki […]

Banker: How I ran N2bn illegal accounts for Maina

Give us evidence, ex-pension chief’s lawyer tells EFCC A banker has told detectives how she ran five  accounts used to perpetrate a N2bilion pension fraud in the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation. Former Pension Reform Task Team chief Abdulrasheed Maina is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission […]

More trouble for ex-NSA Dasuki

More trouble for ex-NSA Dasuki

There is no respite yet for former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki, despite being granted leave to travel out for treatment by a Federal High Court. Security yesterday invited him for questioning over “fresh security matters” shortly after he left court. But he told them to approach the court if there is any […]

EFCC arraigns Suswam over N3.1bn fraud today

EFCC arraigns Suswam over N3.1bn fraud today

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor After several days of extended interrogations, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will today arraign the former Benue State Governor, Mr. Gabriel Suswam, for money laundering and embezzlement. The arraignment of Suswam, who ruled Benue State from 2007 to 2015, follows the filing of a nine-count charge largely bordering […]

Court stops Diezani from leaving UK till next April

Court stops Diezani from leaving UK till next April

Former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke will not be able to leave the United Kingdom (UK) until April, next year, The Nation learnt yesterday. That is when the investigations into allegations against her are expected to have been concluded, Judiciary sources said. She is expected to be arraigned before the magistrate for alleged money laundering […]

Breaking: Alison-Madueke arrested in London by UK Crime Agency

Breaking: Alison-Madueke arrested in London by UK Crime Agency

The immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was on Friday arrested in London, PREMIUM TIMES can exclusively and authoritatively report. The former minister, who was one of the most powerful officials of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, was arrested Friday morning alongside four other people by the UK National Crime Agency. The identities […]

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