EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

EFCC accuses Metuh of using Jonathan to delay trial

Metuh’s trial: EFCC asks court to vacate witness summon against Jonathan By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to vacate the subpoena it issued to compel former President Goodluck Jonathan to appear as a witness in the ongoing trial of erstwhile […]

$2.1bn arms scandal: Jonathan, ex-ministers in cold war

$2.1bn arms scandal: Jonathan, ex-ministers in cold war

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is pitted in cold war with some of his ex-ministers who are on trial over the $2.1 billion arms scandal, N23.29 poll cash and other financial frauds. Some of the ex-ministers are said to be angry with Jonathan for allegedly abandoning them after they were arrested by the Economic and Financial […]

EFCC uncovers how $40m was transferred to Jonathan’s cousin’s account

EFCC uncovers how $40m was transferred to Jonathan’s cousin’s account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced the source of the $40million paid to Roberts Azibaola, who is former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin, to a bank in London. The cash was wired through Citibank N. A. Canada Square Canary in Wharf London E 145 LB into the account of One Plus Holdings Nigeria […]

I returned Metuh’s N25m to EFCC, Sambo’s ex-aide tells court

I returned Metuh’s N25m to EFCC, Sambo’s ex-aide tells court

A former Political Adviser to the ex-Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, Abba Dabo, on Thursday told a Federal High Court in Abuja that he returned to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission the sum of N25m paid to him by the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, for the party’s media publicity works. […]

PDP abandons Metuh, says he should find his own sureties

PDP abandons Metuh, says he should find his own sureties

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has said that it will not provide sureties for its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh. The party said since Metuh was being prosecuted for offences that have nothing to do with it, its embattled spokesperson should look for those who would stand as sureties for him. […]

Buhari losing integrity – Doyin Okupe

Buhari losing integrity – Doyin Okupe

A former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of pursuing a selective war against corruption and ignoring the rule of law. According to Okupe, recent developments including the arrest of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, is making the […]

$2.1bn arms probe: EFCC compiles list of military chiefs

$2.1bn arms probe: EFCC compiles list of military chiefs

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has compiled a list of serving and retired military officers, who will be interrogated in connection with the $2.1bn arms procurement probe, The PUNCH has learnt. It was gathered on Monday that the commission had already sent a letter to the Army Headquarters for the release of the affected […]

APC afraid of Dasuki becoming President – PDP

APC afraid of Dasuki becoming President – PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade has been described as a war between the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress and the major opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party. In a statement issued on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh, the PDP claimed that President Buhari and the APC were using ongoing fight against corruption […]

Arms Deal Scandal: Tinubu returns N9m to FG

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and owner of the Nation Newspaper, Bola Tinubu has returned its own share of the N9 million received from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, through the Newspaper Proprietor Association of Nigeria, NPAN. The is coming after the Sun Newspaper also surrendered its own […]

Dasukigate: EFCC arrests serving colonel

Dasukigate: EFCC arrests serving colonel

Abuja — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  Monday night, arrested a serving colonel in the Nigerian Army over his alleged involvement in the sharing of money from the office of the National Security Adviser under Colonel Sambo Dasuki . The arrest saw the anti graft agency deploying over two truckloads of  armed security […]