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Former Katsina Gov. Shema Appears In Court Over Alleged Misappropriation Of Funds

The immediate past governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, has appeared in court for alleged financial misappropriation during his tenure as governor. Mr. Shema was arraigned before Justice Ibrahim Bako by the Katsina state government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday. He, however, did not take …

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How Shema Instructed Me To Disburse N680.2m 2015 Election Security Vote – Ex-Gov’s ADC

Shehu Koko, the Aide-de-camp (ADC) to immediate past governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, on Tuesday, explained to the Judicial Commission of Inquiry how he disbursed N680.2 million to security agents in the state during the 2015 general elections. Mr. Koko told the Commission in Katsina that the funds were …

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Charge Shema To Court Or Release Him Now, Fayose Tells EFCC

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has condemned the continuous detention of the immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Fayose described Shema’s incarceration as further demonstration of the anti-graft agency’s lack of respect for the fundamental rights of Nigerians as …

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My Travails Nothing But Political Persecution, Says Shema

The immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Barr. Ibrahim Shema, yesterday alleged that he is a victim of political persecution. Shema, who was governor of the North-west state from 2007 to 2015, is presently in custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with the ongoing probe …

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EFCC Seals Three Mansions Belonging To Ex-Katsina Gov, Shema

The former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, who is currently under investigation for alleged diversion of N18 billion belonging to the government has had three of his houses sealed on Monday by the the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The three houses located at Madoji Road in the GRA, Madachi …

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Wanted Former Gov Of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema Reports To EFCC Office

Former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, who was declared wanted on Wednesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly diverting N18 billion of government’s fund to his private account has turned himself in. Shema reported to EFCC office in Abuja around 9:30 a.m. Friday, reports indicated. It will be …

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Ex-Gov. Shema Says EFCC Didn’t Invite Him For Questioning

A former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, is not on the run and is willing to submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to clear his name, his media aide, Oluwabusola Olawale, said yesterday. The EFCC had on Wednesday declared the former governor wanted after he …

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EFCC Declares Ex-Gov. Shema Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has declared the immediate past Katsina State Governor, Barrister Ibrahim Shema wanted. The commission, in a statement on Wednesday by its spokesperson Wilson Uwujaren, said it declared the former governor wanted after he ignored several invitations since December 1, 2015 when the first …

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Alleged Misuse Of N5.7bn SURE-P Fund: Sue Me If You’ve Evidence, Ex-Katsina Gov Dares Masari

The immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Barrister Ibrahim Shema, has denied allegations that he diverted billions of naira of SURE-P funds meant for developmental projects, to electoral campaign. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain said a testimony by his former aide, Nasiru Ingawa, before a commission of inquiry that …

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I Served Katsina Credibly, Not Afraid Of Probe – Ex-Gov. Shema

The immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Barr. Ibrahim Shema, has denied claims by the Commission of Inquiry set up by the state government that he evaded summons to appear before it. The Gov. Aminu Masari administration in Katsina set up the panel to probe the tenure of Mr. Shema. There …

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N23bn Election Bribery Scandal: Ex-Minister Admits Collecting N700m – EFCC

A former Minister of Mines and Steel, Musa Sada, has confessed to receiving N700 million for former Governor of Katsina state, Barr. Ibrahim Shema, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said on Thursday. The anti-graft agency said Sada is one of the former ministers in the immediate past Goodluck …

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How Ex-Gov Shema Sold N400m Worth Of Katsina Vehicles To Himself As Scrap – Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Friday said his predecessor, Ibrahim Shema, sold to himself, state vehicles worth N400 million at the twilight of his administration. Speaking with newsmen in Katsina, Masari alleged that the state vehicles, which were just one year old, were sold off at scrap value …

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Gov. Masari Inaugurates Panel On Alleged Missing N70billion

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina state has inaugurated an 11-man Judicial Commission of Inquiry to investigate the alleged missing N70 billion during ex-governor Ibrahim Shema’s administration. Inaugurating the commission on Monday in Katsina, Masari said that the decision become necessary because more than 90 per cent of the money were …

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Shema Denies ‘Last Minute Road Contracts Award’ In Katsina

The immediate past governor of Katsina State, Barr. Ibrahim Shema, has disputed claims that his administration awarded several last minute contracts to create problems for the state. Governor Aminu Masari had during a project inspection on Thursday, accused the Shema administration of awarding N7 billion in “a funny way”. Reacting …

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I’ve Concrete Evidence To Nail Ex-Gov. Shema For Fraud, Says Masari

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Sunday said he has “concrete evidence” to drag his predecessor, Ibrahim Shema, before anti-graft agency, EFCC, to recover stolen funds. Mr. Masari stated this while receiving the Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk, who paid him Sallah homage in Katsina. He said Mr. Shema …

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I Met Katsina In Total Financial Mess – Masari

Governor Aminu Masari has revealed that he met Katsina State in a total financial mess when he assumed office on May 29, 2015. Speaking during an interactive session with newsmen on Thursday in Katsina, Masari said there was high level of nepotism and selfishness in the state, adding that his …

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Shema To Masari: Focus Your Energy On Governance, Not Witch-hunt

Former Governor of Katsina State, Barr. Ibrahim Shema, has enjoined his successor, Goveror Aminu Bello Masari to focus his energy on critical issues of governance in the state and not embark on witch hunt. In a statement signed by head of his media team, Oluwabusola Olawale, and made available to …

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No State Can Compete With Lagos In Terms Of IGR – Ex-Gov. Shema

The immediate past Governor of Katsina State, Barr. Ibrahim Shema, has hailed the taxation system of Lagos State just as he pointed out that no state in the country could match Lagos in terms of revenue and capital projects. The former governor stated this during a programme on Channels Television …

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Super Eagles to Open New Karkanda Stadium in Kastina

The Super Eagles, entirely made up of domestic football players,will on Tuesday,play a commemorative match to open a brand new stadium in Katsina,the Katsina State capital. The new Karkanda Stadium in Katsina,which will be declared open on that day, has a capacity of 35,000 and an artificial playing turf,was only …

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When I Handover On May 29, I’ll Be Leaving At Least N3.7bn In Katsina Treasury — Shema

Gov. Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State has said he will be leaving at least N3.7 billion in the state’s treasury by May 29. Mr. Shema disclosed this on Saturday at the inauguration of 151 housing units named “Katsina Estate”, constructed by his administration at the Kafe District of the Federal …

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