EFCC freezes the account of a brother to former Aviation Minister

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has frozen an account belonging to Abubakar Ahmad Sirika, brother of immediate-past minister Hadi Sirika, over an alleged N8.06 billion contract fraud in the Federal Ministry of Aviation. According to a report in The Nation, the anti-graft agency made this known after the arrest of Abubakar Sirika over […]

Sierra Leone’s ex-president Bai Koroma, charged with treason

Sierra Leone’s ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma has been charged with four offences including treason for his alleged role in a failed military attempt to topple the West African country’s government in November. A court in the capital Freetown affirmed this yesterday, although the decision could escalate tensions in Sierra Leone coming after the attempted coup […]