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Prison Decongestion Panel Releases 458 Inmates

Babatunde Opalana    The Stakeholders Committee on Prison Reforms and Prison Decongestion has facilitated the release of 458 inmates in Kaduna State. The special panel which was inaugurated on the 31st of October 2017 by Attorney General of the Federation and Justice Minister, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) is under the chairmanship of Chief

N1.62bn fraud: Dariye finally closes case

By Babatunde Opalana Finally, the new counsel for Senator Joshua Dariye, Kanu Agabi, SAN, on Tuesday, closed the case of the defence, bringing to an end a defence that began on June 10, 2016. Agabi, who was used by Dariye to replace G.S. Pwul, SAN, his former counsel who withdrew in March, told

INEC Officials Docked for N362m Diezani Bribe

  Babatunde Opalana The Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Thursday arraigned the duo of Ibrahim Muhammed Umar and Sahabo Iya Hamman, both serving and retired staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), respectively, before Justice Nathan Musa of the Adamawa State High Court, Yola on

Man in custody over N15m fraud

 By Babatunde Opalana The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday September 12, 2017 arraigned an alleged international fraudster, Paul Ehiemau and his company Blackrock Trading and Logistics Limited, before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court on a one count charge of Advance Fee Fraud to the tune of

ECOWAS Commission rocked by N180m contract debt crisis

  •Faces another court verdict Oct. 12 Josephine Ella-Ejeh The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission is enmeshed in a contract debt of N180 million that has pitched its management officers against one another in an internal dispute. The debt was incurred in two contracts awarded by the commission on November 11, 2014