Malaysia’s Former First Lady Goes On Trial For Corruption

Malaysia’s former first lady, who allegedly bankrolled a luxurious lifestyle with kickbacks and stolen public money, went on trial Wednesday for corruption for the first time since her husband lost power. Rosmah Mansor, notorious for making overseas shopping trips and owning vast collections of handbags and jewellery, became a lightning rod for public anger as... Continue Reading →

New Abacha Loot To Fund Three Infrastructure Projects

The Federal Government is set to use the latest recovered loot from the Sani Abacha administration to fund three major infrastructure projects. The government, on Monday, signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of $318,460,329 looted by General Abacha during his military regime in... Continue Reading →

FG Signs Tripartite Agreement To Repatriate $318m Abacha Loot

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of $318,460,329 looted and stashed away by former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, the agreement was sealed on Monday at... Continue Reading →

Court Grants Adoke N50m Bail

An Abuja High Court has granted former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke bail in the sum of N50m and one surety. According to the ruling on Thursday, the surety must be a Nigerian citizen with landed property within the jurisdiction of the court. The surety must also appear with the defendant throughout... Continue Reading →

FG Set To Receive Newly Discovered $321 Million Abacha’s $321 Million Loot From USA

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the commencement of the repatriation of stolen assets from the United States. The agreement on the repatriation of looted funds is expected to be signed next week while the looted assets of $321 million allegedly belonging to late General Sani Abacha are also expected to be repatriated from... Continue Reading →

Lassa Fever Killed My Witness’ Brother, Lawan Tells Court

Ex-chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee that investigated the fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, on Tuesday, that his first defence witness’ brother in his ongoing bribery case was killed by Lassa fever in Kano on Sunday. Lawan gave... Continue Reading →

Witches & Wizards Flying Are Not Your Problem, The Government Is – Catholic Priest (Video)

A Catholic Priest preached to his congregation yesterday that the witches and wizards who fly at night are small witches, unlike the big ones which are found in the Government. According to the priest, witches and wizards that fly at night and with a broom or turn into birds in Nigeria, Christians have power over... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arraign Ex Minister Of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, Six Others Over Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) on Thursday, arraigned the former Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) at the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gwagwalada, The ex-minister was arraigned on a 42-count charge of corruption. Adoke, who is standing trial over his alleged role in the “fraudulent” transfer... Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka Ex-Minister Arrested Over Phone Recording Scandal

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a former minister who allegedly recorded 100,000 phone calls, the sometimes lewd and compromising contents of which were leaked on social media. In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police, politicians and local celebrities in some of the recordings. Police, who... Continue Reading →

UK Renews Bid To Seize £117m Ibori Loot

A British prosecutor on Thursday launched a fresh attempt to confiscate millions of pounds stolen by a former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who was convicted of money laundering and graft in Britain. About £117m known proceeds of crime are being targeted but only a portion of the sum was likely to be recoverable.... Continue Reading →

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