Tag: Economic and Financial Crime Commission

Court Strikes Out Whistle-Blower’s Suit

The FCT High Court, Jabi, has struck out an application seeking to compel the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), to investigate former EFCC chairmen for alleged corruption. Justice Abba-Bello Muhammad, struck out the application after listening to the submission of the applicants’ counsel, Mr Frank Tietie. Plaintiffs in the matter[Read More…]

Pius Adesanmi: Awaiting Chapter Two Of Muhammadu Buhari’s Integrity Story

Chapter one of the integrity story is easy to remember. We had become a society of zero consequences for actions injurious to the body politic. Nothing happened if Nigerians died on your watch; nothing happened to Abba Moro. Absolutely nothing happened if you stole. In fact, the man who was[Read More…]

Former First Lady, Turai Yar’Adua Runs To Obasanjo For Help As EFCC Goes After Her Daughter

PREMIUM TIMES is reporting that Former First Lady, Turai Yar’Adua, on Saturday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his residence in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, people familiar with the visit have told PREMIUM TIMES.   Mrs. Yar’Adua, reportedly accompanied to the former president’s residence by businessman Kenny Martins, met[Read More…]

Group Slam Lawmakers Who Abandoned Their Responsibilities To Accompany Toyin Saraki To The EFCC For Corruption Probe

A group, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, has described as a national embarrassment the lawmakers who followed wife of Senate President Bukola Saraki, Toyin, to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission’s office last week. The wife of the Senate President was accompanied to the EFCC’s office in Abuja by 25 lawmakers.[Read More…]

Mass Rally Against Aregbesola’s Impeachment Slated For Today

Scores of Osun State citizens were yesterday said to be warming up towards participating in today’s rally in support of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s impeachment, according to the organisers, Civil Societies’ Coalition for Emancipation of Osun State, CSCEO. According to the group at a press briefing held in Osogbo yesterday, over 20[Read More…]

Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s Son, Kabiru Allegedly Arrested With N178million At MMIA, State Government Responds

Pictured, Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; his wife, Sherifat; Mr Kabiru Aregbesola (right); Qudir Aregbesola (5th right),Sakirat Aregbesola (4th left),Rauf Aregbesola (Junior) (left); Olateju Ishola (2nd left); Jumoke Oladeji (3rd left); Bode Oladeji (2nd right) and others, during the 57th Birthday celebration of Governor Aregbesola, at Government house[Read More…]

Ebonyi Assembly Declares War On Governor Elechi, Dissolves LGA Caretaker Chairmen

Ebonyi House of Assembly declares war on Elechi, dissolves 13 LGA’S Caretaker Committee Chairmen, 28 Coordinators. The Ebonyi State House of Assembly yesterday dissolved the 13 newly appointed Local Government Caretaker Committee and the 28 Development Center Coordinators appointed by the State Governor, Chief Martin Elechi after a Federal High[Read More…]

High Court Jails Two Nigerian Pastors 7 Years For Stealing N32m

Justice F. O Ohwo of Delta State High Court, Warri, Delta State, on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, convicted and sentenced Pastor Glory Okeoghene Abrefera and Reverend Vincent Okpogu to seven (7) years imprisonment each for stealing depositors’ funds amounting to N32million ( Thirty- Two Million Naira only). The two clergymen[Read More…]

EFCC Arraigns 77 Years Old Woman, Two Others For N65m Land Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday November 26, 2014 arraigned a 77- year- old woman, Alhaja Mulikat Shonekan and two others: Martins Ogiogwa, 40 and Mujekanm Petroleum Nigeria Company Limited, before Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of Lagos State High Court, Ikeja on a 5-count – charge bordering on[Read More…]

Murtala Nyako Declared Wanted

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has declared the ousted Governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako, wanted. Investigations revealed that the leadership of the commission decided to declare Nyako wanted after he failed to honour the commission’s invitations after his removal from office. PUNCH Newspaper gathered that Nyako has evaded arrest[Read More…]