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The Presidential Panel set up to probe the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has started a physical verification of all assets seized by the EFCC. The panel, headed by the former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Ayo Salami, has visited Abuja, Lagos, Rivers State and few other major offices of the commission. A source close to the panel said the aim of the exercise was...

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N1.6 billion for the establishment of e-Government Procurement Platform to address corrupt practices in the government’s procurement system. The Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mamman Ahmadu, said the new platform would help eliminate corruption as well as enhance the country’s procurement process. He said: “Today, BPP presented a memo on e-government procurement. E-government procurement has the potential of improving the procurement...

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has gotten the order to freeze three bank accounts belonging to the Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa. In a matter filed by the EFCC at the Federal High Court in Lagos, with suit number, FHC/CS/1069/2020, sought an ex-parte order to freeze three bank accounts belonging to Mr. Obasa. The bank included Standard Chartered Bank and pending the conclusion of an ongoing investigation into the...

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The Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Panel that was probing the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has rejected the request of the EFCC Boss to invite the president’s Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari; the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi; and Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas. Others who were expected to appear before the panel included a former Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde; the...

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, to point out the owner of the accounts where N2.67 billion meant for the school feeding programme was diverted to. The national students’ body stated that it was not enough for the ICPC chief to tell Nigerians that the agency found over N2.5 billion school feeding funds diverted and lodged in...

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The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has disassociated the ministry from the alleged N2.67bn school feeding fraud uncovered by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The ICPC had earlier claimed that the N2.67 billion paid to some federal colleges for school feeding during the COVID-19 lockdown ended up in private bank accounts. However, the minister in a statement issued by Nneka Ikem Anibeze, special...

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The Attorney-general of the federation (AGF)Abubakar Malami, has turned down the invitation to appear before the presidential panel investigating Ibrahim Magu, the embattled chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). His action contradicts his statement to gladly testify against Magu if summoned by the panel in the ongoing probe. The embattled EFCC chairman is being investigated by the Salami-led panel over allegations of corruption. However, it was learned that during the sitting of...

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By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz, Regional Correspondent The Zamfara Government has accused the administration of former governor Abdulaziz Yari of diverting N10.8 billion set aside for the state university project. The State Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, made the accusation at a press conference in Gusau. However, former commissioner of finance under Yari’s administration, Alhaji dismissed the allegation as politically motivated. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  quoted, Garba saying  “based on the records available to us,...

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The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that many Nigerians are of the view that governors are corrupt. The governor said this on Monday while explaining some of the challenges the governors face in their respective states in a “KadInvest 5.0” chat aired on Channels Television. El-Rufai in his view, said the governors are the most suspected elected officials in the country. He lamented that many governors came into power at a period...

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By Ibrahim Abdul’Aziz, Regional Correspondent Five officials of Bauchi state local government Pension Board officials have been apprehended for allegedly being involved in condemnable acts which include criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, misappropriation, forgery, and fraud. The development was confirmed in a statement on Saturday, September 19 by the spokesman of the State Police Command, DSP Ahmed Wakili. Wakili noted that the suspects were arrested for alleged pension scam following a letter of complaint to...

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