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‘Africa’s Richest Woman’ Charged With Fraud

Angola’s billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm Sonangol. Documents leaked this week alleged the daughter of ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos, dubbed Africa’s richest woman, plundered state coffers to build her fortune, estimated at $2.1 billion (1.82 billion euros)... Continue Reading →

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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 →

Criminalising Me Will Not Silence Me – Shehu Sani

A former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has accused the Federal Government of attempting to silence him over his criticism of the regime led by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), using fronts. Sani alleged that the government is using his accuser, through the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, to... Continue Reading →

Corruption Charges: Israel’s Netanyahu Asks Parliament For Immunity

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday asked parliament for immunity, weeks after the embattled premier was indicted on a range of corruption charges. Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving premier, is fighting for his political survival on two fronts — the corruption allegations and stiff opposition from a new centrist party. The immunity request is expected to... Continue Reading →

I Will Remain A Headache To My Haters In 2020 – Fayose

Ekiti State former governor Ayodele Fayose, says he will remain a pain to his “political haters” if they do not repent in 2020. Fayose said this in a New Year message he posted on his Twitter page. Also in the post, he added that he wonders how far his “haters” would go in their plots... Continue Reading →

EFCC Arrests Shehu Sani Over Alleged $10,000 Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a former senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani for allegedly extorting $10,000 from a businessman, Alhaji Sani Dauda, owner of ASD Motors who has a case pending with the anti-graft agency. A statement by the SA Media & Publicity to Acting Chairman of EFCC,... Continue Reading →

Orji Kalu Seeks Post-Conviction Bail, Cites Poor Health

A former governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, who was on December 5 convicted of N7.1bn fraud and sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment, has urged the court to grant him a post-conviction bail. Kalu, who has since been taken to the prison after conviction, said in an application on Tuesday that he is battling serious... Continue Reading →

Court Sacks Ifeanyi Ubah From Anambra Senate For Presenting ‘Forged NECO Certificate’

Court Disqualifies Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah, Orders INEC To Issue Certificate Of Return To Obinna Uzoh. Justice Bello Kawu of the Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja has sacked Ifeanyi Ubah as the Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District NewsFlash247 reports. The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue the certificate of... Continue Reading →

ICPC Arrest Ex-Court Registrar’s Wife Over Money Laundering In Abuja

Udoh, a former registrar with the Kaduna Division of the Federal High Court and his wife, Mrs. Grace, were arraigned before Justice Mallong Hoommuck on 12 counts. The Independent Corrupt Practices and has arraigned a former staff of the judiciary, Mr. Joseph Udoh, and his wife over allegations of money laundering Sahara Reporters. In a... Continue Reading →

ICPC Declares Lawmaker, Shehu Muhammad Wanted Over Alleged Fraudulent Acquisition Of Properties

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC) has declared a House of Representatives member, Shehu Muhammad, wanted. Mr. Muhammad, who represents Maiyama/Koko/Besse Federal Constituency of Kebbi State, was declared wanted “for his failure to appear before the commission, in an ongoing investigation against him.” Sahara Reporters. The spokesperson of the commission, Rashidat... Continue Reading →

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