Save Lagos Group wants Assembly to throw out draconian environmental bill

*Vows to report Lagos government to EFCC, ICPC Save Lagos Group has written to the Lagos State House of Assembly with a call on members to halt further work on the proposed environmental law pending before them. In a letter addressed to the Speaker, Mr. Mudashiru Ajayi Obasa and other members of the Assembly dated […]

Andrew Yakubu wants return of forfeited $9.8m

Andrew Yakubu wants return of forfeited $9.8m

Former Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu has asked a Federal High Court in Kano to set aside the order of forfeiture granted the Federal Government on the sum of $9.8 million recovered from his Kaduna house. The former NNPC boss wants the court to set aside the order and […]

J‎udge orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $153m to FG

J‎udge orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani’s $153m to FG

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the permanent forfeiture of a sum of $153,310,000, which was said to have been diverted from the coffers of the Nigerian National‎ Petroleum Corporation by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The judge ordered that the money should be permanently […]

EFCC seizes Akpabio’s wife’s school over alleged N108bn fraud

EFCC seizes Akpabio’s wife’s school over alleged N108bn fraud

A school allegedly belonging to Unoma Akpabio, the wife of the immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has been seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. It was learnt that the seizure was part of investigations into the former governor who has been accused of alleged N108bn fraud during his tenure […]

Nigeria’s 36 states governors threatens to declare war on EFCC Chairman, Magu

Nigeria’s 36 states governors threatens to declare war on EFCC Chairman, Magu

Governors of Nigeria’s 36 states have threatened to declare war on the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, over what they described as “unwarranted attack on the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, its officials and associated entities,” presidency officials familiar with the matter have told PREMIUM TIMES. The EFCC has in […]

EFCC begs court not to transfer Fani-Kayode’s case to Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has pleaded with Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the application by a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, seeking the transfer of his criminal trial from Lagos to Abuja.

EFCC begs court not to transfer Fani-Kayode’s case to Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has pleaded with Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss the application by a former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, seeking the transfer of his criminal trial from Lagos to Abuja. The EFCC is prosecuting Fani-Kayode for an alleged fraud of N4.9bn. Standing trial alongside […]

$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion

$20bn NNPC fraud: EFCC discovers Diezani’s $37.5m Lagos mansion

…recovers $9.3m from Ex-NNPC GMD Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has discovered a $37.5m (N11.75bn) luxury high-rise building on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, allegedly belonging to the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. This is just as the EFCC revealed on Friday that it discovered $9.3m and £74,000 belonging […]

EFCC freezes Mike Ozekhome’s account over alleged money laundering

A federal High Court judge sitting in Lagos has frozen the bank account of a prominent Lagos-based human rights lawyer Mike Ozekhome SAN. The court Nigeria today ordered temporary forfeiture of the sum of N75 million discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in his account domiciled with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB).

EFCC freezes Mike Ozekhome’s account over alleged money laundering

A federal High Court judge sitting in Lagos has frozen the bank account of a prominent Lagos-based human rights lawyer Mike Ozekhome SAN. The court  Nigeria today ordered temporary forfeiture of the sum of N75 million discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in his account domiciled with Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB). The […]

Rivers Rerun: Nigeria Police recover N111 million from 23 ‘corrupt’ INEC officials

The panel constituted to investigate the electoral and other offences perpetrated during the December 10 Rivers Parliamentary re-run election has said that it recovered N111 million from 23 INEC officials.

Rivers Rerun: Nigeria Police recover N111 million from 23 ‘corrupt’ INEC officials

The panel constituted to investigate the electoral and other offences perpetrated during the December 10 Rivers Parliamentary re-run election has said that it recovered N111 million from 23 INEC officials. The Chairman of the panel, Damian Okoro, made the allegation while presenting the team’s report to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, in Abuja on […]

I’ll never pay money back to EFCC – Fani-Kayode

I’ll never pay money back to EFCC – Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Fem Fani-Kayode has debunked a report in a section of the media that he intended to return N26 million to the federal government of Nigeria. According to the report,  a counsel for Fani-Kayode had also moved to settle out of court. The spokesman to the former Minister, Jude Ndukwe who spoke […]

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