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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 […]

Buhari Affirms Magu’s Suspension, Appoints Mohammed Umar As Acting Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed the suspension of Mr Ibrahim Magu as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Magu’s suspension by the President, which takes immediate effect, was announced on Friday, July 10, 2020, in a statement from the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. The […]

Magu’s Probe: Falana Says It’s A Question Mark On EFCC

Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana, says the probe on the embattled acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, is a question mark on the Anti-Graft Agency. Mr Falana, who disclosed this on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, during an interview on Channels Television, said: […]

EFCC Arraigns “Adeherself” For Possession Of Fraudulent Documents

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Special Offence Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on one-count charge of possession of fraudulent documents. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.k.a Adeherself) before a Special Offence Court […]

“We Did Not Arrest EFCC Boss, Magu” – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied arresting  the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Mr Ibrahim Magu. The Service’s Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunanya, said this in a statement on Monday in response to allegations arrest of the acting EFCC Chairman by the DSS. Channels Television reported that Magu’s […]

Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has disclosed that Ramoni Igbalode better known on instagram as Hushpuppi is being investigated by the agency over alleged cybercrimes. The EFCC revealed that it was working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to identify and prosecute local partners of Ramoni Igbalode. Nigeria’s anti-crime body revealed this […]

Former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke Re-Arraigned On Fresh Charges

Former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke has been arraigned on fresh charges. Adoke was arraigned alongside Mr. Aliyu Abubakar. Both men had earlier been arraigned on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering, bribery, and abuse of office. A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had granted Adoke bail in the sum of […]

“EFCC Peddling Falsehood, Didn’t Recover N7.9b From Me” — Okorocha

The former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of peddling falsehood against him by stating that it recovered N7.9billion from him. Okorocha who is currently a member representing Imo West Senatorial District stated this in a press statement he issued in response to reports credited to […]

‘‘N800b Recovered From Anti-Corruption Drive’’ —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that about N800 billion looted funds have been recovered by the anti-corruption drive of his administration. The President disclosed this on Friday during a speech he delivered on the occasion of the nation’s Democracy Day celebration. He stated the money recovered by the anti-graft agencies would be ploughed into various […]