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Gov’t Official in Panic After His Houseboy Escaped with Ksh 7 Million He Received as a Bribe

A top-ranking government official working as an engineer in one of the lucrative parastatals is a man under siege after his houseboy made away with Ksh 7 million that he recently stashed in his Nairobi house. This is according to The Star. The daily reports that this officer who is currently overseeing a multimillion construction project had just been given that money in cash as a kickback for influencing a tender to the company that won it. He opted to keep the money at home instead of depositing it in the

  1 year ago ago
Gov’t Official in Panic After His Houseboy Escaped with Ksh 7 Million He Received as a Bribe

SOCIETY

Meet the billionaire whose bank rejected his money

Business man Paul kobia Controversial business man Paul kobia who claims to have invested in minerals across was issued with a letter from his bank stating that it had reviewed his businesses and decided to close his three banks accounts and would return his cash to him. Paul Kobia went to court to sue Central Bank of Kenya for demanding banks to know the source of income of their clients, which Kobia claims was the reason for the closure of his bank accounts. The case was dismissed by Justice Wilfrida Okwany

  2 years ago ago
Meet the billionaire whose bank rejected his money

SOCIETY

Ahmednasir Abdullahi Raises Allegations on how a Supreme Court Judge is Trying to get Ksh 350 Million

A file photo of Supreme Court Judges.Renown senior counsel Ahmednasir Abdullahi has disclosed that a senior Supreme Court Judge is attempting to acquire Ksh 350 million in order to sell a land he acquired fraudulently.

  1 year ago ago
Ahmednasir Abdullahi Raises Allegations on how a Supreme Court Judge is Trying to get Ksh 350 Million

CRIME

DPP raids Times Tower: 31 KRA Officials Charged for tax Frauds at work

Today, the office of the director of public prosecutions announced that at least 31 employees of KRA watch out for a betting tax evasion through irregular issuance of tax compliance to individual and companies who had outstanding Tax Liabilities of different amounts. Below is their a statement. 1. @ODPP_KE charged 31 Kenya Revenue Authority employees today for abetting tax evasion through irregular issuance of tax compliance to individual and companies who had outstanding Tax Liabilities of different amounts.

  2 years ago ago
DPP raids Times Tower: 31 KRA Officials Charged for tax Frauds at work

POLITICS

Governor Joho in a Tight Corner After Alleged Corruption Details Emerge

Mombasa County Governor Ali Hassan Joho is a besieged man after it emerged that the Parliamentary departmental committee on transport will initiate investigations into alleged corruption scam touching on him. This information has been disclosed by Taifa Leo publication on Sunday 8th of November 2020 where they noted that a company with links to governor Joho allegedly got multibillion tender through corruption means. According to information disclosed by the newspaper, Governor Ali Hassan Joho's company has

  2 years ago ago
Governor Joho in a Tight Corner After Alleged Corruption Details Emerge

SOCIETY

Latest Development Regarding the KEMSA Multibillion Corruption Scandal

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Mr Noordin Haji is eagerly awaiting action against those responsible for the multi-billion dollar money laundering scandal that plagued the government 's purchasing and selling authority at government hospitals (KEMSA) during the procurement of anti-retroviral equipment. Corona. The country's anti-corruption commission (EACC) completed an investigation into the scandal and handed over the file to the DPP on October 22, 2020 for evaluation and direction. The EACC published

  1 year ago ago
Latest Development Regarding the KEMSA Multibillion Corruption Scandal

SOCIETY

"Peopele Are Weak To Money" Police Spokesperson Explains Why Police Take Bribe

Contravesial police spokesperson Charles Owino has today unmasked the reason behind polive taking bribery.Many kenyans have been complaining that police like taking bribery.Many say this is the reason why corruption will never end in kenya.

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CRIME

KPLC On The Spot Over Corruption In Siaya

Residents of Magwar village in Siaya county, want an investigation into alleged money laundering in the government-run Last Mile power distribution scheme. Siaya residents demonstrating  The residents, who were protesting against the completion of the project, complained that people claiming to be employees of the country's electricity company were demanding 25,000 shillings for each fence, before connecting them to electricity.  The villagers claim that they were initially told that houses near the power

  2 years ago ago
KPLC On The Spot Over Corruption In Siaya

SOCIETY

Chief Who Took a Ksh 30,000 Bribe Suffers a Major Blow After the Following Court Ruling

A group of Chiefs during a meeting with their bosses. Photo/Courtesy The assistant chief of staff in charge Highridge Sub-location, in Nairobi has been suspended after being charged with taking a bribe of Sh30000 from a businessman. Senior Magistrate Felix Kombo ordered Mr Justus Atieri Malunda to cease public service until his case of corruption was heard and decided. "According to the anti-corruption laws, a civil servant who is prosecuted immediately ceases to serve until the court decides his fate," Mr Kombo

  1 year ago ago
Chief Who Took a Ksh 30,000 Bribe Suffers a Major Blow After the Following Court Ruling

SOCIETY

Meet Nigerian who sold an imaginary airport for 242 million dollars to an international bank.

One of the biggest scams in Nigeria was carried out by Emmanuel Nwude who was with the mastermind but he had the help of five other people who were his accomplices. Emmanuel worked as a director to the Union Bank of Nigeria and this experience gave him access to knowledge, links and documentation that made him believable in executing his scam. He impersonated Paul Ogwuma, whe was then the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and contacted the director of a Brazilian bank, Nelson Sakaguchi. Emmanuel pitched

  1 year ago ago
Meet Nigerian who sold an imaginary airport for 242 million dollars to an international bank.

CRIME

Former DCI Boss jailed for 1 year after being found guilty of receiving Ksh,50 000 bribes

The war on corruption in Kenya has been challenging especially to the Invsetigative agencies which have been accused of biasness and tolerating the corrupt individuals. A former top DCI Boss was accused of receiving bribe from a client which made him to be arraigned in Court. @CapitalFMKenya Former Kabete DCIO Henry Njeru jailed 1 year over Sh50,000 bribe https://t.co/vnNscPo8fv Henry Njeru was a top detective at Kabete Police station. The anti-corruptuon Court said that the prosecution had probed its case beyond

  1 year ago ago
Former DCI Boss jailed for 1 year after being found guilty of receiving Ksh,50 000 bribes

SOCIETY

Reprieve To Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi As Court Rules In His Favor

Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and Emmanuel Nyamwea were on the 20th day of January 2020 arrested for allegedly trying to extort Ksh 17.5 million from Victoria Commercial Bank Ltd.

  1 year ago ago
Reprieve To Blogger Cyprian Nyakundi As Court Rules In His Favor

CRIME

Sh5m fine for failing to report corruption

Should Parliament pass a law proposed by the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) task force to fight graft, it will be an offence not to report acts of corruption or economic crimes. According to the proposed Ethics and Integrity Amendment Bill (2020), you risk spending five years in jail or a fine of Sh5 million, or both, for concealment of corruption. The offence involves being aware of or suspicious of the commission of an offence involving corruption and failing to report about it. The bill seeks to introduce

  2 years ago ago
Sh5m fine for failing to report corruption

LIFESTYLE

Bribery Allegations At EPRA

Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority is mandated to issue licences to filling station in the country. The authority's boss Director General is in hot soup after allegations of taking a bribe. Mr Pavel Oimeke spent Thursday 10 December 2020 in cell at the Integrity Centre. It is alleged that Mr Oimeke demanded a bribe of 200,000 shillings to open a fuel station in Oyugis. The said petrol station had been closed earlier due to presence of super export fuel in their premises. The station and KRA settled the

  1 year ago ago
Bribery Allegations At EPRA

SOCIETY

Ahmednasir Threatens to Expose Bribery at the Supreme Court After EX-CJ Maraga Sues him

Former Chief Justice David Maraga has sued Senior Counsel and Constitutional lawyer Ahmednasir Abdullahi over what he terms as defamation.

  1 year ago ago
Ahmednasir Threatens to Expose Bribery at the Supreme Court After EX-CJ Maraga Sues him

CRIME

JUST IN: Nigerian Businessman Mauzu Bala Arrested at JKIA.

A Nigerian businessman by the name Mauzu Bala has been arrested today at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by the officers from the Assets Recovery Agency (ARA). The Nigerian international was found with various currencies in US dollars, Euros as well as Nigerian Naira. The businessman kept his money in a sack and was approximately Kshs 100Million. The man who claimed was on a business trip to Dubai was forced to hand over the money to ARA officers after he failed to account for the huge money he had in cash.

  1 year ago ago
JUST IN: Nigerian Businessman Mauzu Bala Arrested at JKIA.

SOCIETY

Mike Sonko's Trouble Escalates As He Is Set To Be Charged With Bribery

The former county governor has been hit again after being charged with a corruption case in which it is alleged that he received Ksh10 million bribe from Web Tribe Ltd to facilitate payments to the company by the Nairobi County Government at his time as governor. Sonko might have been relieved after being granted a 300,000 cash bail in an assault and robbery with violence cases but is facing a pending terror case which will be heard once he leaves Nairobi hospital. However, the former governor through his lawyers

  1 year ago ago
Mike Sonko's Trouble Escalates As He Is Set To Be Charged With Bribery

CRIME

Kilifi Governor Amason Jeffah Kingi To Be Arrested Over Alleged Extortion Case

Kilifi Governor Amason Jeffah Kingi is on the thin edge after the Nairobi court has issued the arrest warrant over an extortion case. In 2018, Four traders were arrested over claims that they tried to extort Ksh30M from the Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi. According to the report by citizen, the four individuals pretended to be the officers from EACC and they ordered the governor to meet him at Gracia Hotel in Kilimani. A Nairobi court has ordered the arrest of governor Kingi together with one witness. Citizen

  2 years ago ago
Kilifi Governor Amason Jeffah Kingi To Be Arrested Over Alleged Extortion Case

SOCIETY

Karen MCA David Mberia To Serve Three Years In Jail Or Pay 700,000 Fine For Being Guilty To Bribery

David Mberia has been barred by Court from holding public office and fined Ksh 700000 or serve a three years jail term for being guilty of bribery.He was found guilty for 1.7 m bribery.

  1 year ago ago
Karen MCA David Mberia To Serve Three Years In Jail Or Pay 700,000 Fine For Being Guilty To Bribery

SOCIETY

Court freezes Wa Iria's assets

The anti corruption court has frozen assets worth million shillings associated with Murang'a county governor Mwangi wa Iria believed to be proceeds of crime. The anti graft's body, Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission, had told the court thatbthe governor together with his family received kickbacks from a contract worth Ksh 542 million which the commission believes that it was awarded irregularly. If that is not enough, the commission is again planning to file another application seeking to have the assets

  1 year ago ago
Court freezes Wa Iria's assets