Protesters Storm EFCC, Demand Fayose’s Prosecution Over $2.1bn Arms Scandal

Protesters Storm EFCC, Demand Fayose’s Prosecution Over $2.1bn Arms Scandal

Some protesters under the aegis of “Patriotic Mothers Without Borders”, on Friday, January 20, 2017 stormed the EFCC Abuja headquarters calling for the “arrest, investigation and prosecution” of Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti State, over his involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal scandal. Chanting “Fayose must go”, the women numbering about 300 carried various […]

Fayose’s Aide calls for Magu’s prosecution, accuses EFCC, APC of sponsoring protest against Fayose

Fayose’s Aide calls for Magu’s prosecution, accuses EFCC, APC of sponsoring protest against Fayose

Special Assistant to the governor of Ekiti State on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as the headquarter of corruption in Nigeria, saying; “If there is anyone that should be urgently prosecuted, it is Ibrahim Magu who was indicted by the DSS and still operating illegally as the EFCC […]

EFCC arrests councilor, six others for diverting IDPs rice

EFCC arrests councilor, six others for diverting IDPs rice

A supervisory councillor with Mafa local government area of Borno State, Umar Ibrahim, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) in Maiduguri over alleged diversion of 300 bags of rice meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the area. Ibrahim, who supervises the local government’s agricultural department, was arrested alongside […]

Frozen account: Court fixes Patience Jonathan’s $200m suit for Feb. 13

Frozen account: Court fixes Patience Jonathan’s $200m suit for Feb. 13

A Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday fixed Feb. 13 to hear a suit by ex-first lady, Patience Jonathan against the EFCC seeking to unfreeze her account. Also joined in the suit are; Skye Bank Plc, and a former Special Assistant to ex-President Jonathan, Waripama-Owei Dudafa. Others include Pluto Property and Investment Company Ltd, Seagate […]

EFCC investigates alleged missing N500m Chibok safe school funds

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that it is looking into the petition requesting the anti-corruption body to “urgently begin a thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegation that N500 million Safe School funds for Chibok girls, commissioned by former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to rebuild the Government Girls School in Chibok, is missing and cannot be accounted for.”

EFCC investigates alleged missing N500m Chibok safe school funds

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed that it is looking into the petition requesting the anti-corruption body to “urgently begin a thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegation that N500 million Safe School funds for Chibok girls, commissioned by former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to rebuild the Government Girls School in Chibok, is […]

Ex-Katsina Governor, Ibrahim Shema being persecuted because of 2019 – Fayose

Ex-Katsina Governor, Ibrahim Shema being persecuted because of 2019 – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the trial of former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as mere political persecution, which is part of the plot of the cabal in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to incapacitate opposition figures in the country financially before the 2019 general elections. Governor […]

2019 ambition, negative public outcry over Pastor Adeboye’s resignation made Buhari sack FRC boss – Fayose

2019 ambition, negative public outcry over Pastor Adeboye’s resignation made Buhari sack FRC boss – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the sack of the Executive Secretary of the Financial Regulatory Council (FRC) of Nigeria, Mr. Jim Obazee, in connection with the implementation of the controversial Corporate Governance Code 2016 as an afterthought and cover-up to stem the tide of negative public reactions to the implementation of the controversial law that stripped […]

Police searched family house, found nothing – Patience Jonathan

Police searched family house, found nothing – Patience Jonathan

She noted that contrary to a report in an online medium, it was the police that searched her house and not the EFCC. Mrs. Jonathan stated that the leader of the team he met on the ground explained that though they did not set out to search the family house of the former first lady, […]

100 INEC staff face suspension over Diezani N23bn bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to suspend 100 of its officials this month over various amounts of money they allegedly collected from the N23bn bribe fund facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, ahead of the 2015 general elections.

100 INEC staff face suspension over Diezani N23bn bribe

Fidelis Soriwei, Eniola Akinkuotu and Adelani Adepegba The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to suspend 100 of its officials this month over various amounts of money they allegedly collected from the N23bn bribe fund facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, ahead of the 2015 general elections. INEC confirmed to The […]

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