News - Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Court Dismisses EFFC’s Suit Against Patience Jonathan

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has struck out a suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), freezing the sum of $5.3 billion.

Court Refuses Olisah Metuh's Application For Foreign Medical Trip

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has again refused to grant the application filed by the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh seeking  the release of his international passport to enable him travel to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.

EFCC Investigates NEMA Over IDPs Contract Scam

6 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will need to consider launching a separate probe into the internally displaced persons contract scam at the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in which some of the agency’s directors were indicted.

Malabu Oil Deal: Court Absolves Adoke Of Criminal Liability

1 week ago /
Nation 

The plan by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to prosecute a Former Attorney General and Justice Minister, Mohammed Bello Adoke, over the Malabu Oil Deal may have collapsed.

Court Strikes Out Application By EFCC Seeking Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s Monies

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,  seeking an interim forfeiture of monies belonging to Patience Jonathan and Lawari Furniture Ltd.

Absence Of Prosecution Witness Stalls Trial Of Media Magnate, Dokpesi

1 week ago /
Nation 

The trial of media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi and his company, DAAR Investment and Holdings Limited has been stalled due to the inability of the prosecution to produce the next witness.

Court To Rule April 30 On Forfeiture Of Abuja Properties By Patience Jonathan

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal high court in Abuja has fixed April 30th 2018 to rule on a motion ex parte brought before it by the economic and financial crimes commission seeking to confiscate properties traced to the former first lady, patience Jonathan’s foundation

Saraki To Know Fate July 6 At Supreme Court

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukuola Saraki, has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the 18-count charge of false assets declaration brought against him by the Federal Government.

Alleged N450m Fraud: You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells Belgore

1 week ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Dele Belgore, and a former Minister of Planning, Professor Abubakar Sulaiman, to open their defence in a N450million alleged fraud suit slammed on them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Boss Mustapha Wants EFCC To Tackle Institutional Corruption

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been urged to devise mechanisms for tackling institutional corruption at the conception stage.

How We Recovered N2.4bn, $115,000 From Ex-Air Chief, Amosu – EFCC

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos how it recovered the sums of N2.4 billion and $115,000 allegedly diverted by the former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (Rtd).

House Of Reps Orders NIPC To Remit N477m To Consolidate Account

4 weeks ago /

The Nigerian House Of Representatives has asked the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, NIPC, to remit the sum of  47Million Naira to the consolidated revenue fund.

Court To Rule On Metuh’s Bail Application

1 month ago /
Nation 

The trial of the former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh continued on Thursday before the Federal High Court in Abuja with the defense calling on his 10th witness.

CCT Chairman Arraignment Stalled As Judge Withdraws

1 month ago /
Nation 

The arraignment of the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar before a federal capital territory high court Maitama has been stalled.

Metuh Back In Court, Seeks Treatment Abroad

1 month ago /
Nation 

Former National Publicity Secretary of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, on Wednesday returned to court for continuation of his trial for alleged money laundering.

Dokpesi Trial: Court Adjourns To April 13

1 month ago /
Nation 

Trial of media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi, on Friday,  continued with the cross examination of an Investigative Police Officer with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abubakar Madaki.

CCT Adjourns Saraki’s Trial Indefinitely

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned indefinitely the trial of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki.

Senate Passes NFIU Bill

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has passed the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit bill, ending the anxiety over the fate of Nigerian in the Egmont group as the House of Representatives completed its own process on Tuesday.

Senate To Withhold Budgetary Approval For Parastatals

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate is to withhold budgetary approval for parastatals that fail to submit audited accounts to the office of the Auditor General of the Federation by May, 2018.

At Last Nigeria Has NFIU

1 month ago /
Nation 

In a last ditch attempt to salvage Nigeria's name, the House of Representatives has passed a bill making the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Agency (NFIU) autonomous.


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