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Senate Confirms EFCC Board Members

The Nigerian Senate has adopted a report by its Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes for the confirmation of nominees as board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). After the report was read by the Committee Chairman, Senator Suleiman Abdu Kwari, who also represented Kaduna North Senatorial District, Senators who made contributions […]

EFCC Arrests Kano First Lady

First lady of Kano State, Hajia Hafsat Ganduje, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to reports, the first lady was arrested based on a petition one of her sons, Mr Abdulazeez wrote against her. In his petition, filed before fleeing abroad, Mr Abdulazeez said his mother refused to honour […]

Scandal: EFCC Boss Reveals How Nigerian Minister Embezzled 15B

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, has described the real estate sector as one with grand scale corruption in the country. The EFCC Boss who was speaking on a Television programme on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, added that about 90 to 100 percent of resources are being laundered through […]

EFCC Arrests Former Akwa-Ibom Attorney-General

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested a former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Uwemedimo Nwoko. Mr Nwoko, an alleged accomplice in the 1.4 billion naira money laundering charge against a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro, had […]

Ex-Governors, Senators Own 130 Dubai Assets

More than 130 choice assets have been bought with looted funds in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), by some Nigerian ex-Governors, Ministers and Senators. These assets are among the over 800 traceable to Nigerians in the UAE, including top Security and Military Officers, even as bribery and corruption, proceeds from commercial tax evasions, illicit activities engaged […]

“Confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa As EFCC Boss”, Buhari Tells Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This was disclosed in a statement written on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. In a letter to the Senate […]

“We Will Continue With Efforts To Unite PDP In South-West”

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said the South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will continue with efforts aimed at uniting its members to ensure a stronger party in the zone. Governor Makinde, who addressed Newsmen after a meeting with members of the Zonal Working Committee of the Party, on Thursday, December […]

Panel Set Up To Investigate Allegations Of Corruption Against Magu

After over three months of investigations into the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) under its suspended acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, full reports of the investigation have been submitted to the President. The panel, headed by a retired Justice and President of the Appeal Court, Justice Ayo Salami, on Friday, November […]

FG Launches Central Database For Recovered Stolen Assets

The Federal Government has launched a central database for the management of recovered assets. The Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, during the launch on Thursday, September 17, 2020, in Abuja, said all the assets that have been recovered by the Federal Government are now tied to specific projects. Channels TV reports that the launch […]

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, July 14, 2020, by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation. The action was said […]