Tag: campaign funds

EFCC Grills Ex-Gov of Cross River State, Liyel Imoke Over Fidelity Bank’s $115m Fraud, Others

Fidelity Bank’s $115m Fraud: EFCC Grills Ex-Gov Imoke …Detains Ex-Edo Dep Gov, SSG Operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 quizzed a former governor of Cross Rivers State, Senator Liyel Imoke, for his alleged involvement in the N500million collected by the Cross Rivers State’s[Read More…]

Detained Ex Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman Returns N23million Out of N2.5bn Recieved For Campaign

The Director of Finance of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Senator Nenadi Usman, has returned N23m to the Federal Government.. Punch Newspaper is reporting that, Usman was last Thursday arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly receiving N2.5bn which emanated from the Central Bank of Nigeria. A reliable[Read More…]

EFCC Freezes Fani-Kayode’s Account Over Alleged N4billion Campaign Funds

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode will have to live without one of his accounts for now. The account has been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as it steps up investigation into the alleged N4billion campaign bazaar cash received from ex-President Goodluck Jonathan in the build-up to[Read More…]

Wanted Drug Baron & Nigerian Senator-Elect Kashamu Attacks Jonathan’s Campaign Co-ordinator Over Election Funds

by Sahara Reporters The crises rocking the Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP took a new dimension on Tuesday as the senator-elect of Ogun East, Buruji Kashamu reportedly assaulted the State Presidential campaign Co-ordinator, Prince Segun Seriki over President Jonathan’s campaign funds. Sahara Reporters gathered that Seriki who[Read More…]

How Cute! 9-Year Old Girl Donates N10,000 Lunch Money To Buhari’s Campaign

According to a support group of APC Presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Buhari Volunteers, 9-year-old Nicole Benson, who is a pupil of Greensprings School Lekki campus, has officially donated her lunch money to the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari.   Nicole made the donation of[Read More…]

“State Of The Nigerian Nation: Familiar Journey To Political Crisis”

By Salihu Lukman High Uncertain Declining Economy Official accounts as contained in annual budgets presented to National Assembly reported that the Federal Government of Nigeria earned N3,890 and N3,731 billion respectively in 2013 and 2014. Aggregate expenditure was respectively N4,987 and N4,725 billion. In 2015, FGN revenue is projected at N3,602[Read More…]

Jonathan Campaign Team Deny Raising Over N21Bn Campaign Fund Says Amount Is Against INEC Laws

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied claims that the over N21 billion raised last year was to fund the President Goodluck Jonathan campaigns for the forthcoming general elections. There has been uproar that the generation of the over N21 billion was an abuse of the electoral laws as it[Read More…]

Opinion: Adopt Full Public Funding For Nigerian Elections

By SKC Ogbonnia, Ph.D The Electoral Act of 2010 empowers the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) to regulate the sources and nature of funding for political campaigns in Nigeria. However, even though the 2011 general election was declared free and fair by the government, the chairman of INEC, Attahiru Jega,[Read More…]