News - Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

It Is Cheap Blackmail For PDP To Launch Wholesale Attack On INEC - APC

4 hours ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it is cheap blackmail for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to launch wholesale attack on the integrity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

FG Queries EFCC Boss Magu Over Prosecution Of CCT Chairman

2 days ago /
Health 

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC), Ibrahim Magu and a legal practitioner, Festus Keyamo have been separately queried by the federal government over the corruption charges they filed against the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal (CCT), Danladi Umar.

CCT Chairman,Umar To Be Arraigned

1 week ago /
Nation 

An Abuja High Court has fixed March 15, 2018 for the arraignment of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal , Danladi Umar‎ over alleged corruption. The case has consequently been assigned to the Chief Judge of the court, Justice Ishaq Bello. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed...

Kwara House Of Reps Members Demand Disqualification Of CCT Chairman

1 week ago /
Nation 

Kwara state lawmakers in the House of Representatives have advised the attorney general of the federation to disqualify the code of conduct tribunal Chairman Danladi Umar from presiding over the corruption case against senate President Bukola Saraki.

Alleged Fraud: Supreme Court Rejects Metuh’s Appeal

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, should face trial for alleged fraud thereby rejecting his appeal.Metuh is standing trial for allegedly diverting N400 million from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. The trial judge, Okon Abang, had in...

BREAKING: Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Innoson Chairman

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Lagos High Court Sitting in the Ikeja area has issued a warrant for the arrest of the Chairman of Innoson Motors Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, for failing to appear before the court to face his trial. Justice Mojisola Dada ordered that Mr Chukwuma should be arrested and brought to court on...

House Of Representatives Accuses Government Of Manipulating Criminal Justice System

1 week ago /

Nigeria’s house of representatives has accused Federal Government of manipulating the criminal justice system by simultaneously prosecuting the code of conduct tribunal chairman Danladi Umar who is also trying the senate president Bukola Saraki.

INEC Seeks EFCC’s Collaboration In Monitoring Campaign Spendings

1 week ago /
Nation 

Chairman of the independent national electoral commission, INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu is seeking the collaboration of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, to monitor amount of money spent by political parties and candidates during campaigns for the 2019 general elections.

House Of Representatives Expresses Worry Over Interference In Judiciary

1 week ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

Nigeria's house of representatives has asked its committee on judiciary to interact with the Attorney General of the federation to ensure sanity in the administration of criminal justice system and the fight against corruption in Nigeria.

NHIS Boss’ Reinstatement Doesn’t Stop EFCC Investigation – FG

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has said that the reinstatement of Professor Usman Yusuf as the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) does not stop any ongoing investigation into the allegations of corruption levelled against him.Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, said this on Wednesday in Abuja...

Saraki Returns To Code Of Conduct Tribunal

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has returned to the Code of Conduct Tribunal. This follows the ruling of the Appeal Court, which held that the Senate President had a case to answer with respect to three of the 18 count charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

EFCC Recovered N511.9bn In 2017, Magu Tells Reps

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered about N511.9 billion in 2017, information provided to the House of Representatives by the Acting Chairman of the EFCC showed. Mr Ibrahim Magu, who appeared before the House Committee on Financial Crimes on Monday to defend the performance of the anti-graft agency’s budget...

EFCC Vs Akinjide, Others: Ex-Senator Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Ayo Adeseun, has filed an application to challenge the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to try him and two others before Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos over allegations of laundering N650 million. On the...

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of £578,080 Stolen From NIMASA

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of the sum of £578,080.00 to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Saliu Saidu who made the order of final forfeiture held that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had shown that the funds were proceeds of unlawful...

PDP States Reject Planned Withdrawal Of $1bn From Excess Crude Account

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is against the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Oil account by the Federal Government to tackle insecurity. The PDP is of the view that local governments are vehemently opposed to the unilateral withdrawal of the said amount under any guise. A statement...

BREAKING: Magu Appears Before Reps, Gives Details Of Recovered Funds

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is briefing the House of Representatives on the efforts made so far in the recovery of looted funds. Mr Magu appeared at a budget defence session convened by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial Crimes on Monday at...

PDP Accuses FG Of ‘Massive Corruption’ In Fuel Subsidy Regime [Full Text]

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Federal Government of ‘massive corruption’ amid the controversy over the alleged payment of fuel subsidy. The party made the allegation in a communique issued shortly after the meeting of members of its National Working Committee (NWC) on Sunday in Asaba, Delta State capital. As...

EFCC Charges Code Of Conduct Tribunal CCT Chairman For Fraud

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, has filed a two count charge of fraudulent acts against the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar.  

Senate Insists On Face-Off With Presidency Over EFCC Chairman, Magu

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate has renewed its war with the executive, reaffirming its position that it is not going back on the sack of Ibrahim Magu as the acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC). 

Lagos State Allocates Special Courts For Sexual Offences

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Government on Thursday inaugurated four special courts solely for the prosecution of sexual offences and corruption cases. It was reported that two courts will adjudicate on special offences (economic and financial crimes), while the two others will try sexual offences. The Sexual Offences Court is the first of its kind...


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