Alleged fraud: Maina petitions AGF

Abdulrasheed Maina protesting allegation of fraud against him By Wandoo Sombo The embattled  Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina, has petitioned the Attorney- General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, challenging the criminal charge against him. In the petition made available to newsmen on Wednesday, Maina  […]

EFCC: I’ll now fight back publicly – Ibrahim Magu declares

By John Owen NwachukwuIbrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared that he will no longer hide but was now ready to fight back at orchestrated attacks against his person. Magu said he will henceforth reply to all the allegations against him in public. This was contained […]

Port Harcourt lady squanders N139m stolen money on lotto, pays N1m tithe

By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Nkechi Mercy Ikogwe, a Port Harcourt lady, squandered on sports betting N139.7 million of the money she fraudulently collected from some Nigerians and then she paid N1 million as tithe to her church. Her fraud is now the subject of a court action filed by the EFCC against her at the […]

Saraki opens up on why Magu was after him

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has revealed why the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu went after him with zeal to prosecute him. Saraki said Magu decided to take the fight against him personal because the eight National Assembly did not confirm his appointment as […]

Magu sold seized assets to associates – Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, sold recovered assets under his watch to his associates. Fayose demanded that the sales of properties confiscated by the anti-graft agency under Magu be investigated. In a statement on Friday released via his […]

Magu took his non-confirmation personal —Saraki

By Eniola Akintuotu, Abuja Former Senate President Bukola Saraki says the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, took his non-confirmation by the 8th Senate personal hence his decision to go after him. Saraki said this in a statement while reacting to the court order on the return of his two […]

12 EFCC directors suspended

About 12 directors and top staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been suspended with immediate effect. The notice of suspension was communicated to the acting chairman of the commission, Mr Mohammed Umar, on Tuesday night by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation. Their suspension was said to be in […]

Magu: Fresh posers over N7.5bn, 332 seized houses

EFCC Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu. • Questions over N5b election fund, N2.5b recruitment fund • Panel calls for files on all politically exposed persons on EFCC’s radar • Magu’s untouchables, others, reappear before panel today • FG asks govs to file reports on EFCC activities in their states since 2015 By Emma Nnadozie, Crime Editor, […]

I took $70m in 12 bags to Abuja banker, on the instruction of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, ex-NNPC boss tells court

  By Innocent Anaba A Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, former Group General Manager in charge of Crude Oil Marketing has narrated to a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, how he delivered 12 padlocked bags containing $70 million to an Abuja-based banker on the instruction of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. […]

Court declines to stop probe of ex-Gov, Okorocha by EFCC, Imo state Govt

….adjourns case till July 14 By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from […]

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