EFCC goes after Nigerian looters hiding in Ghana

Mr. Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says many Nigerian are hiding in neighboring Ghana. Speaking in Abuja on Friday, Magu said the commission was putting resources together to go after them and recover the country’s wealth stashed in that country. The EFCC boss spoke when a delegation of […]

EFCC urges Nigerians to expose foreign assets of corrupt politicians

By Kingsley Nwezeh The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) weekend said it was prepared to provide business intelligence to prospective investors in order to build confidence in the Nigerian business climate. The anti-graft agency also urged Nigerians in diaspora to put more pressure on authorities and governments in their countries of residence to prosecute […]

After 5 months in prison, Kalu set to resume at Senate tomorrow

Barring any last-minute changes, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, who was released from a correctional facility in Kuje, Abuja on Friday is set to resume at the Senate tomorrow, Daily Trust reports. It could be recalled that the former Abia State governor was jailed in December 2019 over allegation of misappropriation of Abia’s state funds to […]

Alleged N40 billion fraud: Akpabio under pressure, denies allegation in NDDC

By Samson Atekojo Usman The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied allegation of N40 billion fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an agency supervised by his ministry. Reacting in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday, by Anietie Ekong, Chief Press Secretary to the Minister, he […]

We are set for immediate retrial of Orji Kalu – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday said it was ready for immediate retrial of former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu. The Supreme Court had earlier in the day nullified the trial of Kalu and ordered a retrial. But the EFCC, in a statement said its attention had been drawn to the […]

Abacha loot recovery: Lawyers wade into dispute between US senator, EFCC

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission By Ikenna Anyanwu Senior Nigerian lawyers have weighed-in on recent altercation between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Senator Charles Grassley, the Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Finance, expressing concern at the exchange of words. Grassley reportedly wrote a letter to the Chairman of the Money […]

JAMB revenue officer, boss stole N36.5 million – EFCC witness

An EFCC witness, Stanley Ani, on Tuesday told an FCT High Court, N36.5 million was not remitted to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) as revenue. The EFCC charged Philomina Chieshe, a JAMB revenue officer who once claimed a snake swallowed the money in her custody and her boss, Samuel Umoru, the state coordinator […]

EFCC retrieves $25,000 bribe cash to use as exhibit against Shehu Sani

Soni Daniel ore trouble appears to be piling up against detained former Kaduna Central Senator, Shehu Sani, over allegation that he demanded and collected the sum of $30,000 bribe from the Chairman of ASD Motors under the guise of paying same to the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, in order […]

EFCC gets court order to detain Sen Shehu Sani for 14 days

ASD boss debunks claims of Senator Also accuses Shehu Sani of name dropping CJN Complainant confronts Shehu Sani over allegations The EFCC has obtained court order to detain embattled Sen Shehu Sani for 14 days to allow unfettered investigation of his alleged involvement in name dropping and extortion.   The development came just as the […]

EFCC commends Gov. Wike of Rivers on stance on corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commended Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, for openly declaring that no corrupt official would be part of his administration in the State. This is as the commission says it is investigating some staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and would soon publish their names. […]

EFCC goes after Nigerian looters hiding in Ghana

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