$3m NGF fund: APC has hijacked EFCC – Yari

$3m NGF fund: APC has hijacked EFCC – Yari

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been hijacked by certain forces in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). ‎Yari, who is the governor of Zamfara State, was at the centre of the $3 million allegedly used to build a 100-room hotel in Lagos, […]

Breaking: FG gets nod from court to seize N449m found in BDC shop

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N449,597,000 found in an abandoned Bureau de Change shop in Victoria Island, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Breaking: FG gets nod from court to seize N449m found in BDC shop

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of N449,597,000 found in an abandoned Bureau de Change shop in Victoria Island, Lagos by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The forfeiture order was made by Justice Rilawan Aikawa following a motion on notice taken before him by the […]

N4.9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, others before new judge

N4.9bn fraud: EFCC re-arraigns Fani-Kayode, others before new judge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday re-arraigned a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn. He was re-arraigned before a new judge, Justice Rilwan Aikawa, after he objected to being tried before Justice Muslim Hassan of the same court before whom he was earlier arraigned on June […]

Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC

Sagay, SERAP, CACOL berate Saraki for attacking EFCC, ICPC

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, took a swipe at the Federal Government’s anti-graft agencies, saying they preferred showmanship. He said this was the reason why the agencies had failed to ensure conviction of suspects in court. The anti-graft agencies in the country include the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent […]

APC not a Sanctuary for EFCC-haunted Politicians – Oyegun

APC not a Sanctuary for EFCC-haunted Politicians – Oyegun

ABUJA – National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has lashed back at critics of the party’s ambitious expansion, saying the APC is not for integrity-challenged politicians currently within the radar of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC. Odigie-Oyegun spoke‎ Thursday when he received Senators Florence Ita-Giwa and John […]

BREAKING: Court rejects Andrew Yakubu’s application to recover forfeited $9m

BREAKING: Court rejects Andrew Yakubu’s application to recover forfeited $9m

Andrew Yakubu, a former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday failed to recover the $9.8m seized from him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Mr. Yakubu had filed an application before a Federal High Court in Kano asking the court to overturn an interim order of forfeiture secured by […]

Suspended NIA Boss’ Wife, Ayo Oke Bought Ikoyi Flat For $1.6m Cash – EFCC Reveals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday named Mrs. Folashade Oke as the owner of Flat 7B, No. 13, Osborne Road, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23, 218,000 were recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Suspended NIA Boss’ Wife, Ayo Oke Bought Ikoyi Flat For $1.6m Cash – EFCC Reveals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday named Mrs. Folashade Oke as the owner of Flat 7B, No. 13, Osborne Road, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23, 218,000 were recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Mrs. Oke is the wife of the suspended Director General […]

Magu: Senate plans fresh showdown with Presidency

The Senate has perfected plans to withhold the confirmation of nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of the lawmakers’ strategies for a showdown with the Presidency

Magu: Senate plans fresh showdown with Presidency

The Senate has perfected plans to withhold the confirmation of nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of the lawmakers’ strategies for a showdown with the Presidency, The PUNCH has reliably learnt. This is notwithstanding the recent move by the Presidency to reconcile with the Senate. The upper chamber of the National Assembly is considering […]

Anti-graft war: Whistle-blowers to get N2.1bn

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20, 2016 when the policy was inaugurated by the Federal Government, findings by Saturday PUNCH have shown.

Anti-graft war: Whistle-blowers to get N2.1bn

All things being equal, whistle-blowers are poised to get N2.1bn reward for their whistle-blowing efforts that have led to major discoveries since December 20, 2016 when the policy was inaugurated by the Federal Government, findings by Saturday PUNCH have shown. It was, however, learnt that payment would only be made after the recoveries have been […]

Reno disagrees with EFCC over regard for presidential office

Reno disagrees with EFCC over regard for presidential office

Former aide on electronic media to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri has disagreed with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over respect to be dully accorded to the office of the presidency. Pastor Omokri who, in a series of tweets, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to hand-over power to his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo […]

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