A principal prosecution witness in the on-going trial of a former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Raymond Omatseye, on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, how Omatseye awarded contract to a company that was not listed among companies pre-qualified for a contract to supply a 2000 KVA (Perkins) Generating set to the agency.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on April 9, 2013 arraigned Chimela Ijeomah and Jeh Engineering Services before Justice Usman A. Musale of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Kubwa, Abuja on a five count charge bordering on intent to defraud and obtaining money by false pretence.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded arrangement to arraign another major suspect in the billion naira Police Pension scam. Mrs Uzoma Cyril Attang will on Wednesday April 10, 2013 be docked before Justice Hussain Baba of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Maitama, Abuja on charges bordering on stealing and criminal breach of trust. She allegedly abused her position to enrich herself while she served as Chief Accountant in the Police Pension office between 2003 and 2008. She is to be arraigned alongside Esai Dangabar, Atiku Abubakar Kigo, Ahmed Inuwa Wada, Mrs Veronica Ulonma Onyegbula, Sani Habila Zira, and Christian Madubuke. The other six suspects will be taking fresh pleas having previously been arraigned before Justice Abubakar Talba on January 28, 2013.