Tag Archives: EFCC

Why EFCC Cannot Probe How DSS Spends Money – Former DSS Boss

Ejiofor, Fmr DSS Director A former Director of the Department of State Security (DSS), Mr Mike Ejiofor has explained why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) cannot beam its anti-corruption searchlight on the financial details of the DSS. He

Court To Hear Maina’s Suit Against EFCC On January 15

A Federal High Court sitting in Kaduna state will on January 15, 2018, hear a suit brought before it by the embattled former chairman of the pension reform task team, Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, seeking to quash the EFCC act of

EFCC Takes Anti-Corruption War To Nigeria’s Airports

File photo   Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has called for improved collaboration between the agency and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Magu, who spoke on Thursday in Abuja during

EFCC Chairman, DSS DG Appear Before Senate Panel

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and the Director General of the DSS, Lawal Daura, are before a Senate panel to discuss the clash between EFCC and DSS officials. The clash began when operatives of

EFCC To Arraign Dismissed Judge, Mohammed Yinusa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to arraign a dismissed judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Mohammed Yinusa before a Lagos High Court tomorrow (Wednesday) on 5 counts bordering on corrupt enrichment and attempts to pervert

EFCC Kicks Against Appeal Court Verdict On Judicial Officers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said it will appeal against the ruling of the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal, which today held that the agency lacked powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officials except

We Do Not Collect Money From Job Seekers, EFCC Warns Applicants

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has raised an alarm over the activities of fraudsters duping ignorant job seekers warning applicants not to fall victim. The anti-graft agency’s Head of Media, Mr Wilson Uwujaren in a statement on Tuesday

EFCC ‘Crack Team’ To Probe Alleged Fraud Against Ex-SGF

Mr Babachir Lawal The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has set up a crack team to probe the fraud allegations against the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal. A source in the anti-graft agency

EFCC Summons Former NIA DG, Wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayodele Oke, and his wife, Folashade. EFCC Head of Media and Publicity, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this in a statement signed

Corruption Fuelled Boko Haram, EFCC Politicised – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that the massive corrupt tendencies of the nation’s educated leaders gave birth to the dreaded terrorist organisation, Boko Haram. He said this while delivering a public lecture to mark the 14th anniversary of the

Corruption Fuelled Boko Haram, EFCC, ICPC Politicised – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that the massive corrupt tendencies of the nation’s educated leaders gave birth to the dreaded terrorist organisation, Boko Haram. He said this while delivering a public lecture to mark the 14th anniversary of the

EFCC Seals Maina’s Plaza, Properties In Kaduna

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has sealed two houses allegedly owned by the embattled former chairman of the Presidential Task Reform Team, Abdulrahseed Maina in Kaduna State. The two properties include a two-storey shopping plaza at No. 2C Ibrahim Taiwo

N606m SURE-P funds: EFCC re-arrests ex-Permanent Secretary, Onubuogo

EFCC Operatives A former Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Labour, Clement Onubuogo, was on Wednesday re-arrested at the Federal High Court car park, Lagos, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Onubuogo was alleged to have shunned

How Amosu diverted N22.1billion funds – EFCC investigator

Adesola Amosu Akin Kuponiyi An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tosin Owobo, on Tuesday narrated before Justice Mohammed Idris presiding over a Federal High Court in Lagos how the sum of N22.1 billion belonging to the