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Why we’ve not arrested Jonathan — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has responded to calls by some Nigerians for the arrest of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Mr. Osinbajo said the Buhari administration does not arrest “anybody, anyhow”. Answering a question at a session in the United States

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Abati still In EFCC custody, unable to meet bail conditions

Five days after he was arrested, a former presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, is still in custody because he is unable to satisfy his bail conditions, PREMIUM TIMES understands. Mr. Abati, a columnist, was arrested on Monday by operatives of the

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Witness Tells Court How Ex-NIMASA Boss Akpolobokemi Paid N40m Rent On Banana Island Property

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, was, on Wednesday, told how the former Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Patrick Ziadeke Akpolobokemi, paid the sum of N38 million as rent for two years on a property

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Former First Lady Patience Jonathan’s $31m Fraud Case Adjourned As She Bombards Court With Rented Supporters

The fundamental human rights lawsuit brought by Nigeria’s former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) came up for mention at the Federal High Court in Lagos today, with several rented supporters in attendance. Mrs.

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EFCC plans to kill Fani-Kayode with poison – Aide

An aide to former aviation minister, Femi Femi-Kayode, Jude Ndukwe, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, of planning to kill his principal who was re-arrested on Friday in Abuja. Mr. Ndukwe says the EFCC intends to poison

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Detained Former Minister Obanikoro Offers To Refund N785m Election Stolen Fund

Embattled former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro may soon be let out of custody by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following indications that he has agreed to make refunds of the money he allegedly collected

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DSS arrest: NBA calls for suspension of affected judges

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has asked judges recently arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegation of corruption to suspend sitting and proceed on compulsory suspension. NBA President, Abubakar Mahmud (SAN), who made the request in Abuja

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Political Interference Impeding Anticorruption War – Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has said political interference in the work of anticorruption agencies was impeding the war against graft in Nigeria. Saraki said this in his address at the “national conference on the role of the legislature

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Dasukigate Court Drama: EFCC Witness Says AIT Boss Dokpesi Got N2.1 Billion Through Due Process

A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of the founder of Daar Communications and Holdings Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, has told a Federal High Court in Abuja that payments made to the defendant were legitimate by the Central Bank of Nigeria’s

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EFCC probes Buhari’s ministers for corruption

Strong indications have emerged that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has opened investigations into activities of some serving ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. SUNDAY PUNCH’s investigation revealed that operatives involved in the discreet probe had gathered some

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