LATEST NEWS:IBORI PLEADS GUILTY AT UK TRIAL

 By Saharareporters Former Governor James Onanefe Ibori of Delta State today entered a guilty plea at his money laundering trial at a Southwark Crown Court in London, the UK. Mr. Ibori’s admission of guilt closed the chapter on arguably the most dramatic judicial and political saga involving a Nigerian public official in recent years.   Today’s […]

EX GOVERNOR JAMES IBORI TO ENTER A PLEA BARGAIN DEAL WITH LONDON MET POLICE

Baring any unforseen circumstances, the former governor of Delta State, Nigeria,Chief James Ibori, who is standing trial for corruption and money laundering charges in the United Kingdom would enter into a plea bargain deal with the London Metropolitan Police. A plea bargain is a situation where the accused his made to forfeits his assets with minimal […]

LAGOS BILLIONAIRE, WALE BABALAKIN ARRESTED,DETAINED BY EFCC

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last week arrested and briefly detained Wale Babalakin, a Lagos-based businessman, on charges of facilitating money laundering by former Governor James Ibori of Delta State. The EFCC detained Mr. Babalakin overnight last Saturday and subsequently granted him administrative bail. A source close to suspect, a lawyer whose […]

I AM YET TO RECEIVE MY SACK LETTER-FARIDA WAZIRI

 Farida Waziri, the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), who was relieved of her job yesterday morning by the Nigerian government said she is yet to receive her sack letter.   In a short interview she granted a national newspaper, The Punch, Mrs. Waziri said she heard the announcement of her removal from office […]

JONATHAN SACKS EFCC BOSS,FARIDA WAZIRI+LAMORDE APPOINTED ACTING CHAIRMAN

 President Goodluck Jonathan woke Nigerians up with a shocker this morning with the sack of Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) boss Mrs. Farida Waziri. According to announcement made by the government through the president’s spokesperson, Dr. Reuben Abati, Waziri was relieved of her job and an acting chairman in the person of Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde […]

DEJI, MKO ABIOLA’S SON REMANDED IN EFCC CUSTODY OVER FAILED BUSINESS DEAL

Report by GistmasterDeji Abiola, one of the sons of late businessman and Politician, Bashorun Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (MKO) has been charged before an Ikeja High court for allegedly obtaining money from a businessman without fulfilling the agreement contained in the transaction.The charge against Abiola reads :“Deji Abiola on or about 21st day of May 2008 […]

IBORI EXTRADITED TO LONDON

By Gistmaster.com Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori have finally been extradited to the UK to stand trial on corruption charges. Ibori was arrested in Dubai in the  United Arab Emirate. He was also charged to court while Nigeria’s anti-graft agency- Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) worked on his extradition to Britain […]

IBORI EXTRADITED TO LONDON

By Gistmaster.com Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori have finally been extradited to the UK to stand trial on corruption charges. Ibori was arrested in Dubai in the  United Arab Emirate. He was also charged to court while Nigeria’s anti-graft agency- Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) worked on his extradition to Britain […]

YAHOO! SAYS CONTRACT WITH NIGERIAN STANDING TRIAL OVER $2MILLION ALLEGED FRAUD ENDED LAST YEAR

By Niyi TabitiInternet giant, Yahoo! said that her contract with a Nigerian, Mr. Dominic Essien ended last year  without renewal. The statement, which was sent to Gistmaster.com by Yahoo advertising unit followed a story published by gistmaster.com on the investigation and arraignment of Mr. Essien by the Economic and financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over a […]

YAHOO! SAYS CONTRACT WITH NIGERIAN STANDING TRIAL OVER $2MILLION ALLEGED FRAUD ENDED LAST YEAR

By Niyi TabitiInternet giant, Yahoo! said that her contract with a Nigerian, Mr. Dominic Essien ended last year  without renewal. The statement, which was sent to Gistmaster.com by Yahoo advertising unit followed a story published by gistmaster.com on the investigation and arraignment of Mr. Essien by the Economic and financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over a […]