Kwara Ghost Workers: EFCC Arrests Former Permanent Secretary, Others

Kwara Ghost Workers: EFCC Arrests Former Permanent Secretary, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arrested the immediate past Permanent Secretary of the office of Head of Service, Imam Tajudeen and some staff of Office of Head of Service (HOS). Our correspondent reports that EFCC arrested Imam Tajudeen and others over 1000 ghost workers uncovered by agency last week.   Efforts […]

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EFCC Re-arraigns Mompha for Alleged N32.9bn Fraud

EFCC Re-arraigns Mompha for Alleged N32.9bn Fraud

The EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, re-arraigned Ismaila Mustapha (aka Mompha), before Justice Mohammed Liman of a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos Mompha was first arraigned alongside mompha company, Ismalob Ventures on November 25, 2019 on a 14-count charge bordering on fraud, money laundering and running a foreign exchange […]

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Kwara receives another N263m looted funds from EFCC

Kwara receives another N263m looted funds from EFCC

 Money to go into safety net for the poor — AbdulRazaq Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday received another N263,327,800 funds recovered from some officials of the previous administration, saying the money would go into funding social investment programme. That brings to roughly N373m the looted funds so far handed to the new administration, […]

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I received N252mn from Kwara govt to build a house, but it wasn’t enough – Saraki

I received N252mn from Kwara govt to build a house, but it wasn’t enough – Saraki

A former senate president and Kwara State governor, Bukola Saraki, has admitted that he got N252 million from the Kwara State Government to build a five-bedroom duplex for himself.   The money was not even enough to build the house, Mr Saraki said, saying he added his own money, to complete it.   He said […]

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KWARA: Governor Abdulrazaq ‘Proactiveness’ in Beefing Up Security of The State  By: Ibrahim Saheed

KWARA: Governor Abdulrazaq ‘Proactiveness’ in Beefing Up Security of The State By: Ibrahim Saheed

Security is the freedom from or resilience against potential harm caused by others. Beneficiaries of security may be of persons and social groups, objects and institutions, ecosystems or any other entity or phenomenon vulnerable to unwanted change. However in Kwara, we are known to be peace loving, accommodative and highly hospitable. However, in recent times, […]

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Gateman Stab Employer, Rape Wife To Death

Gateman Stab Employer, Rape Wife To Death

A 30 year old man, Audu Abdullahi alongside two others has been arrested by the Lagos State Police for allegedly stabbing his employer, raping his wife and stealing their valuables. Audu who was employed just over a week had carried out the plan with the help of two others who he said were his friends. […]

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EFCC to probe the alleged N3b diversion of light-up kwara fund

EFCC to probe the alleged N3b diversion of light-up kwara fund

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it is probing alleged diversion of over N3billion meant for operation Light-Up Kwara (LUK) project by the immediate past administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed. Speaking during “Nigerian youth walk against corruption” protest, organized by the anti-graft agency in collaboration with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), organized labour, […]

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EFCC recovers N8.5bn from looters, records 48 convictions in Kwara

EFCC recovers N8.5bn from looters, records 48 convictions in Kwara

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in Ilorin zone. The Zonal Head of EFCC, Mr Isyaku Sharu, disclosed this during the Youths Walk Against Corruption, organised by the Commission in Ilorin on Friday. The event has it’s […]

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Fresh N200m looted funds for Kwara as Gov, Speaker lead anti-graft walk   

Fresh N200m looted funds for Kwara as Gov, Speaker lead anti-graft walk  

  • Why we remain popular with people — AbdulRazaq • EFCC records 48 convictions, tasks youths on corruption crusade • Probes diversion of N3bn in Light Up Kwara project Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq led a marathon anti-corruption walk across downtown Ilorin on Friday amid renewed calls on Nigerians, especially young people, to shun […]

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Two men who gang-raped and killed a 12-year-old girl in Somalia are publicly executed

Two men who gang-raped and killed a 12-year-old girl in Somalia are publicly executed

Ilyaas Aden also said he spoke to his daughter’s attackers to ask for forgiveness Aisha Ilyaas Aden was abducted at a market, raped and strangled to death Her body was found near her home in Galkayo, part of the Puntland region Abdifatah Abdirahman Warsame and Abdishakur Mohamed Dige were both shot in Bossasso town square, […]

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Uproar as police release Chima tortured body for autopsy

Uproar as police release Chima tortured body for autopsy

Tempers flared yesterday leading to an uproar at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) when the body of late Chima Ikwunado was brought out for identification. The torturing of the auto-mechanic, who was arrested for alleged car theft, had stirred up national outcry over unrestrained police brutality against suspects and innocent persons in […]

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South West governors to sign Amotekun bill to law on Feb 14

South West governors to sign Amotekun bill to law on Feb 14

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State yesterday said that the bill for the establishment of the Western Nigeria security network codenamed Amotekun would be signed into law simultaneously by the South west governors on February 14. Junaid Mohammed’s echo chamber and the Amotekun civil war Receiving the draft from the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for […]

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