Official Fraud Watch - Towards Fraud-Free Governance in Nigeria
Focusing on Fraud-Free Governance in Nigeria
Text Of Report On The Halliburton Bribery Scandal In Nigeria By A Panel Chaired By IGP Mike Okiro (May 2009)
May 28, 2010
The Panel was imbued with the following terms of reference: (a) To examine the circumstances surrounding the Halliburton bribery scandal in the Bonny liquefied Natural Gas Project; (b) To liaise with appropriate agencies within and outside...
Text Of Justice Marcel Awokulehin'sjudgment That Discharged Ibori Of 170-count Charges Of Corruption, Stealing And Abuse Of Office
December 25, 2009
The 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th Accused persons were arraigned before the Federal High Court, Kaduna on the 13th of December, 2007 on a 103-count charge to which all the Accused persons pleaded not Guilty. The Prosecution on the 11/1/2008...
How Zenith And Union Banks Aided Odili To Loot River State
November 28, 2009
Reports from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission reveal how Dr. Peter Odili, former Governor of River state looted several billion of the state and disbursed same to cronies. Seyi Oduyela writes.
NEITI – Where Is Our Missing Oil And Gas Money? (I)
November 7, 2009
I was very curious but not surprised when the same President Obasanjo was the first leader to have embraced and adopted EITI for Nigeria (which was later tagged Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – NEITI). The underlying...
STAR JUDGMENT - Bode George And Others Convicted In NPA Fraud Case
October 27, 2009
The former chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Olabode George, is to spend two years in jail. He, along with five other members of the 2001/2003 Ports Authority Board, were found guilty and convicted on a 47-count charge, including disobedience...
House: N325bn Missing NLNG Funds Traced To US
September 1, 2009
A whopping N325 billion belonging to the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has been discovered in an unnamed Nigerian bank and another bank in Chicago, United States of America, THISDAY has learnt.
CBN Goes In Pursuit Of Big Debtors
August 21, 2009
Nigeria's central bank has demanded repayment of $4.7bn of loans from debtors who include some of the country's most powerful figures. It has also enlisted the financial crimes unit in its drive to clean up the financial sector.
UPDATED - Nigeria's Bank Firings, Audits And Related EFCC Activities
August 18, 2009
How Owan, Others Collected Excess Estacode
August 11, 2009
Suspended chairman of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Ransom Owan, and his six other commissioners now standing trial over alleged fraud have been discovered to used overseas trips to loot the commission.
Jefferson Convicted In Freezer-bribery Case
August 5, 2009
Former Rep. William Jefferson was convicted Wednesday on 11 of 16 criminal counts filed against him — including charges that he accepted bribes and engaged in money laundering while serving in Congress.