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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 […]

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 […]