Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Anti-Corruption

October 18, 2021

Pandora Papers: Group writes ICPC, seeks prosecution of Peter Obi, Oyedepo, Bagudu, others

The civil rights group wants the ICPC to begin investigating the personalities indicted in the report.

Obi, Oyedepo, Oduah, Atiku Bagudu
October 18, 2021

Six men in Oyo arraigned over forged revenue tickets

The defendants were caught issuing forged Oyo government tickets and documents to unsuspecting motorists.

gavel
October 18, 2021

Bawa’s EFCC wanted to nail me at all cost: Gov. Bello

“We reiterate our demand for an unreserved apology from the EFCC as contained in our letter to the chairman of the EFCC on September 6.”

Yahaya Bello and Abdulrasheed Bawa
October 17, 2021

Lai Mohammed stole N100 million sent to me by Igbo businessman for election: Gov. AbdulRazaq

The Kwara governor also said the information minister cornered hundreds of millions donated to his campaign, including a large sum from Governor Nasir El-Rufai.

October 17, 2021

Alex Saab, promoted by Nigerian influencers, extradited to U.S.

The Gazette had in April reported that social media influencers and some Nigerian media outlets were enlisted to campaign for Mr Saab in a bid to block his extradition.

October 16, 2021

U.S. charges Nigerian social media influencer, 10 others for $9 million fraud

“Thanks to the Secret Service, the defendants are now facing federal felony charges,” officials said.

October 14, 2021

Judge postpones Olisa Metuh’s fraud trial to attend seminar in Lagos

Justice Obiora Egwuatu is attending a judges’ seminar in Lagos, and has fixed February 15, 2022 for Mr Metuh’s retrial.

Olisa Metuh
October 13, 2021

Complaints Commission urges EFCC to crack down on Ponzi scheme operators

The PCC commissioner urged the EFCC to be more drastic in handling the Ponzi operators.

EFCC Officials used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]
October 13, 2021

FLASH: Court fines Fani-Kayode N200,000 over bed rest

The court ordered a former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode to pay a fine of N200,000 for failing to appear in court on the excuse of having bed rest.