60 Views

EFCC Uncovers A Document On Budget Padding Worth N60billion In Iyiola Omisore’s Home

A search team of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission operatives despatched to the Abuja home of the former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Iyiola Omisore have stumbled upon a questional document of suspected padding spanning up to N60 billion while the politician was a Nigerian senator.
According to Dailypost, the document shows how N60billion was voted for extraneous overhead expenses for some senators and members of the House of Representatives in the Sixth Assembly, according to EFCC sources.
Omisore, former deputy governor of Osun State, was the chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee between 2007 and 2011. The anti- graft agency is probing the document to identify the senators and members of the House of Representatives who got the largesse.

A source, who spoke in confidence, said when detectives went to search the Abuja home of the ex-deputy governor, they stumbled on the “budget padding” document in his bedroom.

The source said a sober Omisore joined issues with the EFCC operatives, asking why they were interested in the document.

The source said: “In the course of searching Omisore’s residence at 1, Kainji Crescent in Maitama, Abuja, we stumbled on a document on budget padding worth about N60billion for some Senators and House of Representatives.

“Immediately we picked the document, Omisore was a bit concerned. He asked our operatives to limit their investigation to only the N1.310billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) but we insisted that we are interested in the document.

“It contained a list of budget padding of about N60billion and how it was spread for some Senators and members of the House of Representatives from 2007 and 2011.
“A crack team is already looking into the details of the padding of the budget and the affected Senators and Representatives.

“Certainly, as a former chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, we expect him to speak on the document.

“The fact that Omisore proved difficult before we arrested him has actually paid off for EFCC. His stubbornness has assisted in opening new investigation frontiers. If he had honoured our invitation as a gentleman, we might not have been able to get these new areas of investigation.”
To get to the root of the matter, the EFCC has written to the management of the National Assembly to explain why it paid N2.5billion to Omisore.
The anti-graft war of the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has been widely criticized as a sinister plan to decimate the opposition party, PDP.

Get the best viral stories straight into your inbox!

Don't worry, we don't spam

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Latest Posts

FG Opens Consultation To Deal With Farmers-Herdsmen Conflict
Politics
4 views
Politics
4 views

FG Opens Consultation To Deal With Farmers-Herdsmen Conflict

PH - December 12, 2017

The Federal government has opened nationwide consultations with opinion leaders towards ending incessant farmers/herdsmen conflict. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo opened the dialogue with the hosting of some traditional rulers from…

22-Year-Old Lady Who Was Assaulted At The Lagos State Carnival Shares Her Story
Shocking
14 views
Shocking
14 views

22-Year-Old Lady Who Was Assaulted At The Lagos State Carnival Shares Her Story

PH - December 12, 2017

A 22-year-old lady Olukoya Ayomikun Ibukunoluwa shared on her Instagram how she was s3xually assaulted at the Lagos State Carnival. She was one of the dancers who performed at…

Why South-West Could Not Win The PDP Chairmanship Position – Markarfi Opens Up
Politics
19 views
Politics
19 views

Why South-West Could Not Win The PDP Chairmanship Position – Markarfi Opens Up

MT - December 12, 2017

While speaking on Channels TV programme, "Sunrise Daily" on Monday, former chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, spoke on the possible reason…

Nigeria’s Large Population A Big Liability – Former President Obasanjo
Politics
13 views
Politics
13 views

Nigeria’s Large Population A Big Liability – Former President Obasanjo

PH - December 12, 2017

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says Nigeria’s present population stands at 193 million and by 2045, it is projected to reach 400 million and unless spirited efforts are…

Nigerian Dance Hall Artist, Timaya Bags Grammy Nomination
Entertainment
18 views
Entertainment
18 views

Nigerian Dance Hall Artist, Timaya Bags Grammy Nomination

MT - December 12, 2017

Singer, Timaya is edging towards becoming a Grammy recipient. The dance hall artiste made an input into an album that recently got a Grammy nomination. Timaya was…

Nigeria Set To Generate A Record 8,129MW In 2018 – Power Minister, Fashola
Politics
15 views
Politics
15 views

Nigeria Set To Generate A Record 8,129MW In 2018 – Power Minister, Fashola

MT - December 12, 2017

The Nigerian Government on Monday said it is expecting additional 1,119 Mega Watts from generating plants that will go on stream next year. At the moment the…

Face Of Agbani Darego’s Husband Has Been Unveiled And This Is What He Looks Like
Entertainment
23 views
Entertainment
23 views

Face Of Agbani Darego’s Husband Has Been Unveiled And This Is What He Looks Like

MT - December 12, 2017

  Ex-Beauty Queen, Agbani Darego has finally unveiled the face of her husband and this is the first time we are having a full glimpse of him…

Mercy Johnson And Husband Are Proud Parents On Second Daughter’s Birthday
Entertainment
18 views
Entertainment
18 views

Mercy Johnson And Husband Are Proud Parents On Second Daughter’s Birthday

MT - December 12, 2017

Actress Mercy Johnson’s second daughter, Angel is a year older today. She and and her husband, Prince Odi Okojie took to their Instagram pages to share cute…

Why It’s Impossible To Impeach A Nigerian President – Dogara
Politics
19 views
Politics
19 views

Why It’s Impossible To Impeach A Nigerian President – Dogara

PH - December 12, 2017

SPEAKER of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has foreclosed any possibility of removing a President unless the 1999 Constitution is amended Dogara described Section 143 of…

Couple Cause Internet Uproar After Taking Pre-Wedding Photos To The Bedroom (Check This Out)
Romance and Love
25 views
Romance and Love
25 views

Couple Cause Internet Uproar After Taking Pre-Wedding Photos To The Bedroom (Check This Out)

MT - December 12, 2017

This young couple appear eager to enjoy their privacy as husband and wife in the coming day with their pre-wedding photo-shoot concept. The photoshoot directed by Chez…

Nigerian Actress, Liz Anjorin Shares Touching Story Of How She Suffered Rejection After Becoming Pregnant
Entertainment
35 views
Entertainment
35 views

Nigerian Actress, Liz Anjorin Shares Touching Story Of How She Suffered Rejection After Becoming Pregnant

MT - December 12, 2017

In a post shared on her IG page, actress Liz Anjorin, recounted her tear-jerking growing up story. She narrated how as a young lady selling at an…

Excited Nigerian Man Shares Photos To Celebrate The Birth Of His Triplets On Facebook
Inspiring
17 views
Inspiring
17 views

Excited Nigerian Man Shares Photos To Celebrate The Birth Of His Triplets On Facebook

MT - December 12, 2017

A young Nigerian man has taken to social media to thank God for the delivering of his triplets. Sharing photos of the newborns, he wrote; "Jesus Christ…

Collaboration Brewing: Drake Shares Photo Of Him Being Star-Struck Before Tekno During Conversation
Entertainment
22 views
Entertainment
22 views

Collaboration Brewing: Drake Shares Photo Of Him Being Star-Struck Before Tekno During Conversation

MT - December 12, 2017

Canadian singer, Drake shared this photo of him looking star-struck in the presence of Tekno! These two have been sharing photo with each other lately and we…

Nigerian Act, Flavour Attends The US Consulate Holiday Party With His Two Beautiful Daughters (Photos)
Entertainment
25 views
Entertainment
25 views

Nigerian Act, Flavour Attends The US Consulate Holiday Party With His Two Beautiful Daughters (Photos)

MT - December 12, 2017

Nigerian singer, Flavour stepped out with his beautiful daughters, Gabrielle and Sophia for the US Consulate holiday party over the weekend in Lagos. He shared the photos…

President Buhari Arrives Paris Ahead Of One Planet Summit (Photos)
Politics
23 views
Politics
23 views

President Buhari Arrives Paris Ahead Of One Planet Summit (Photos)

MT - December 12, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Paris, France where he is to attend the One Planet Summit alongside over 50 world leaders. He arrived on Monday evening after…

Real Madrid To Play PSG As Barca Set To Clash With Chelsea… Here Are Full UCL Draws
Sports
61 views
Sports
61 views

Real Madrid To Play PSG As Barca Set To Clash With Chelsea… Here Are Full UCL Draws

MT - December 11, 2017

Defending champions of the UEFA Champions League, Real Madrid will play Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) as Spanish giants, Barcelona are set to clash with English Premier League champions,…

How God Exposed My Worst Enemy In Redeemed Church – Pastor Adeboye Speaks
Religion
69 views
Religion
69 views

How God Exposed My Worst Enemy In Redeemed Church – Pastor Adeboye Speaks

MT - December 11, 2017

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) showed on Saturday that, despite the several miracles God has used him to perform…

PHOTOS: #EndSARS Rally Commences As Protesters Give IG Of Police 21 Days…Here Are Their Demands
Politics
50 views
Politics
50 views

PHOTOS: #EndSARS Rally Commences As Protesters Give IG Of Police 21 Days…Here Are Their Demands

MT - December 11, 2017

Nigerians have trooped out to protest the brutality, intimidation, extortion and killings of innocent citizens by the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS ) and called for its…

Loading...