Tag: Economic and Finance Crime Commission

Court Approves Freezing of Patience Jonathan’s Bank Accounts

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has dismissed an application of alleged breach of fundamental rights brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by former first lady, Patience Jonathan. Mrs. Jonathan had asked the court to compel the EFCC to pay N2 billion for the alleged abuse[Read More…]

EFCC Accuses Ex-FCT Minister’, Bala Mohammed’s Son of N1.1bn Fraud

  The Economic and Financial Crimes commission have alleged that Shamsudeen Mohammed, the son of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Bala Mohammed, of paying N1 billion cash for a land and four houses while his father was still in office. Shamsudeen who will be arraigned in court[Read More…]

EFCC Reopens Investigation Into The $180m Halliburton Bribery Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may reopen investigation into the $180million Halliburton scam in January, The Nation gathered yesterday. Some of those implicated in the scandal, including three former Heads of State, may be reinvestigated, a source said. Others, who were spared by the previous administration, may also[Read More…]

EFCC Docks Dasuki, Four Others for N13bn Fraud, Pleads Not Guilty To 19 Charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, December 14, 2015, arraigned former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki( rtd.), and four others before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the Federal Capital Territory( FCT) High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja on a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal[Read More…]

Fresh Investigations Against Raymond Dokpesi, Over N8.7bn Received From Jonathan’s Govt

The Federal Government told an Abuja Federal High Court on Thursday that media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, former Chairman of Daar Communications, owner of African Independent Television received over N8.7 billion from the federal government on 27, January 2012 for the broadcast right of Nigeria hosting of the under-17. Rotimi[Read More…]

EFCC Quizzes Suspended Immigration Boss, David Parradang Over Recruitment Scam

Suspended Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), David Parradang, was on Monday, quizzed for several hours by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed his interrogation. He was summoned by the anti-graft agency over the alleged scam in the botched recruitment exercise that claimed[Read More…]

Nigerian Fugitive, Wale Kekere-Ekun, Jailed For Life In UK For Murder

A Nigerian fugitive, Abdul Adewale Kekere-Ekun, who was arrested on February 12, 2015 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC, for identity theft-related offences, has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the United Kingdom for the murder of 18-year-old Marcus Hall in 2001, following a brawl outside Luton’s Atmosphere[Read More…]

Anti-Saraki Senators Within The APC, Say Probe Of Ibrahim Lamorde, EFCC Chair Is illegal

A group of senators of the All Progressives Congress, under the aegis of Unity Forum, have risen against the decision of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, over alleged diversion of N1 trillion recovered[Read More…]

Court Orders ex Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido And 2 Sons Remanded In Prison Till Sept

A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, his two sons Aminu and Mustapha and one Aminu Wada Abubakar are to remain in prison till September 28, 2015. The quartet were remanded in prison custody this morning by Justice Evelyn Anyadike of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano after[Read More…]

Breaking: ex-Governors Ikedi Ohakim & Murtala Nyako To Be Arraigned By EFCC

by Musa Abdullahi The former governors of Imo and Adamawa States governors, Ikedi Ohakim and Murtala Nyako are likely to be arraigned today Wednesday 8/7/15 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before a Federal High Court in Abuja. In a statement issued by the Commission while ago, the[Read More…]