Alleged N450m Fraud: Court to Rule On Ex-Gov Shinkafi’s Motion on Dec 11

  The Federal High Court sitting in Gusau presided over by Honourable Justice Fatima Murtala Aminu has adjourned till December 11th, 2018 for ruling on an application filed by the former governor of Zamfara State, Mahmud Aliyu Shinkafi, challenging the competency of the charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Shinkafi was charged for allegedly conniving to collect the sum of N450,000,000 part of the sum of $115,000,000 that was said to have been distributed by the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deizani Allison Madueke…

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Aftermath of fire outbreak: EFCC relocates Data Centre, Inter Agency Task Force

Following the outbreak of fire on Monday evening at the Wuse 2 Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Data Centre and the office of the Combined Inter Agency Task Force which were housed by the affected two Storey Costa Hall have been relocated to the Commission’s Jabi new Headquarters. The value of the damaged items, mostly ICT consumables, is in a few millions. However, a detailed analysis is being awaited. It would be recalled that men of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, Wuse Zonal office…

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Tramadol Crisis: NDLEA rises to the occasion, gives illicit Tramadol merchants a bloody nose

By Enemona Johnson Okpanachi   Chairman and Chief Executive, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (rtd.),  has been unequivocal in decrying the persistent influx of illicit Tramadol into the country in the last two years. According to the Chairman/Chief Executive during his June 26, 2018 anti-drug day media parley, “this unfortunate influx is an indication that Nigeria has become a country of choice for the illicit tramadol merchants.” Many Nigerians were shocked that NDLEA had seized a total of 102, 90.48 kilograms of tramadol between January…

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