Tag Archives: EFCC

Watch List: Fayose Slams EFCC Vows To Remain In PDP

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of putting his name on a watch list. The governor described the alleged move as petty especially as he has already informed the anti-graft agency of

EFCC Denies Raiding Standard Chartered Bank

File photo   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday denied raiding the head office of Standard Chartered Bank. “There was no raid on the bank by its (EFCC) officers,” EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren,

2019: EFCC Will Partner INEC To Monitor Election Spending – Magu

Ibrahim Magu   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said it will partner the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor campaign spending ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Magu, said

Alleged N4.7bn Fraud: EFCC Closes Case Against Ladoja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has on Tuesday closed its case against the former Governor of Oyo State, Rasheed Ladoja, who is been charged with alleged N4.7billion fraud before a Federal High Court in Lagos. The EFCC closed

Fayose Writes EFCC, Vows To Make Himself Available For Probe

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose (file)   The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has promised to make himself available to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Governor Fayose disclosed this in a letter dated September 10 and addressed

EFCC Has No Power To Probe Us – Rivers Govt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike (File photo)   The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has no power to probe the state government. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media,

EFCC won’t make me defect, says Akwa Ibom senator

Etim Ekpimah, Uyo The Senator representing the Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District, Bassey Albert, has said no amount of intimidation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will make him abandon the Peoples Democratic Party. Albert, who is the only

Court Stops EFCC Investigation Into Benue Govt’s Finances

File photo   A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop further investigations into the finances of the Benue State Government pending the hearing and determination of the suit filed

EFCC Arrests Ex-DSS DG, Ita Ekpeyong

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Ita Ekpeyong. Ekpeyong was arrested at his residence, No.46, Maman Nasir Street, Asokoro, Abuja, on Thursday afternoon by officials of the agency

EFCC Releases Former DSS DG, Ita Ekpeyong

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a former Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr Ita Ekpeyong, hours after his arrest. EFCC officials supported by armed policemen had arrested Mr Ekpeyong on Thursday after from

EFCC Unfreezes Benue Govt’s Accounts

(File) Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom   The Benue State government says the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has unfrozen its bank accounts. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom, Mr Terver Akase, confirmed this to Channels Television in

Freezing Of Benue, Akwa Ibom Accounts By EFCC Illegal – PDP

File   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the freezing of accounts belonging to the Benue and Akwa Ibom state governments by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In a series of tweets on Wednesday, the opposition party

BREAKING: EFCC Freezes Accounts Of Akwa Ibom State Govt

FILE PHOTO: Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel.   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen all bank accounts belonging to Akwa Ibom State government. Reasons behind the freezing of the state government’s bank accounts by the anti-graft