Tag Archives: EFCC

EFCC Seeks Final Forfeiture Of $8.4m, N7.4bn Linked To Patience Jonathan

A file photo of Mrs Patience Jonathan   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an application seeking the final forfeiture of $8.4million and N7.4 billion allegedly linked to the wife of the former President, Mrs Patience Jonathan.

EFCC Denies Raid On Justice Onnoghen’s Residence

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied reports that its operatives raided the residence of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.  According to a statement by Tony Orilade, spokesperson of the EFCC, the anti-graft agency said it never went to the CJN’s house. There were also

EFCC Denies Reported Raid On CJN’s House

Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen (file)   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied reports that its officials raided the residence of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. The anti-graft agency condemned the claims

Again, EFCC Arrests Doyin Okupe

Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to former President Goodluck Jonathan   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arrested and detained a former presidential adviser, Dr Doyin Okupe. Okupe, who is also a

Corruption: If You Have Any Evidence Against Me, Go To EFCC – Atiku Boasts

   The Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed corruption allegations levelled against him. He challenged those that have accused him of corruption to make their case known before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

BREAKING: EFCC Seeks Interim Forfeiture Of $2.8m Seized At Enugu Airport

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, has filed a motion for interim forfeiture of $2.8million (Two Million, Eighty Hundred Thousand United States Dollars), before a Federal High Court, Enugu state. Also filed is an affidavit

NDDC: Protesters Storm EFCC Office, Demand Probe Into Awarded Contract

A group under the aegis of the Independent Service Watch has staged a protest at the Abuja office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The protesters asked the anti-graft agency to investigate the leadership of the Niger Delta

Again, EFCC Discovers Over $2m At Airport

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has intercepted $2.8 million at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu State. Acting Head of Media and Publicity of the commission, Mr Tony Orilade, confirmed this in a statement

Cybercrime Allegation: EFCC Releases Okupe

Doyin Okupe,a former Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to former President Goodluck Jonathan   Former presidential adviser, Dr Doyin Okupe, has been released from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Okupe who was

EFCC Detains Okupe As He Spends Second Day In Custody

Doyin Okupe   A former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, has being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abuja as he spends second day in their office. Acting spokesperson of the anti-graft agency, Tony Orilade, told Channels Television

BREAKING: Senate Suspends Confirmation Of EFCC, ICPC Nominees

(File Photo) Senate President Bukola Saraki speaks during a plenary at the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   The Senate has stepped down till further notice the confirmation of nominees for appointment as members of the Economic

EFCC Denies Going After Atiku’s Sons

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says there was no time it went after the sons of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. It said this in a series of tweets on Monday,

EFCC Operatives ‘Storm’ Doyin Okupe’s Home

Okupe   A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and former presidential aide, Dr Doyin Okupe, says EFCC operatives were at his home in Lagos on Saturday. Dr Okupe took to Twitter to announce incident, informing his followers that the operatives

Alleged $1m Fraud: EFCC Re-Arraigns Fred Ajudua

Fred Ajudua   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned alleged fraudster, Fred Ajudua, on a 10-count charge of defrauding a German, Zaid Abu Zalaf of the $1million. At the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, the Lagos State