Tag: Ibrahim Lamorde

Presidency Distance Itself From Reports That Buhari Has Written Letter Insisting On Magu’s Confirmation

The Presidency has distanced itself from reports that President Muhammadu Buhari has written a fresh letter to the Senate insisting on confirming the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu. The Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Mr. Ita Enang, said[Read More…]

Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde Says Aisha Buhari In Jefferson Bribery Scandal Not President Buhari’s Wife

The Aisha Buhari named in the bribery scandal involving a U.S. Congressman, Williams Jefferson, is not the Aisha that is President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has told PREMIUM TIMES. “I can tell you authoritatively that the Aisha Buhari named[Read More…]

Ex-EFCC Chairman,Lamorde Gets Court Injunction To Stop Police From Arresting Him Over N1 trillion Fraud

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has restrained the Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase from arresting the former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, over his alleged complicity in N1 trillion fraud. Justice Gabriel Kolawole issued the order[Read More…]

Obasanjo’s Blinkered View Of The EFCC By Levi Obijiofor

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has queried the capacity of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to successfully subdue corruption in Nigeria. Speaking during his 79th birthday celebration in Abeokuta on Saturday, 5 March 2016, Obasanjo expressed his sadness about the EFCC’s poor achievement record. At the same time, Obasanjo[Read More…]

Former EFCC Chairman Declared Wanted For Allegedly Re-Looting N1 trillion Recovered Funds

The Senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions on Thursday recommended the issuance of a warrant of arrest against the former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, over alleged diversion of N1 trillion recovered by the commission. The recommendation was made by Chairman[Read More…]

Keyamo Sues Nigerian Senate For Competence Of Lamorde’s Arraignment

By Chris Nomjov Ousted Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde is suing the Nigerian Senate over the competence of his arraignment and questioning before its Ethics committee. The notice served by Lamorde’s lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, was received by thea bailiff of the Federal High[Read More…]

Former EFCC Chairman, Lamorde, Is Asking The Court To Stop Senate From Ordering His Arrest

The immediate past Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Lamorde, has approached a Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking an order restraining security agents from arresting him. According to court documents made available by Festus Keyamo, his lawyer, Mr. Lamorde is also seeking an order setting aside all[Read More…]

Former EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde Flown Abroad For Medical Treatment

The immediate past Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Lamorde, has been flown out of the country for medical attention. His lawyer, Mr Festus Keyamo, at a meeting with members of the Senate Committee on Ethics, said that Lamorde had gone abroad for medical treatment.[Read More…]

Buhari Sacks EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde

Chairman of the anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Lamorde, has been replaced by Ibrahim Magu, a top level official of the Economic and Governance Unit of the EFCC. No reason was given for the removal of Ibrahim Lamorde, the chairman of the Economic and Financial[Read More…]

Report Reveals APC Ignored EFCC Warning On Audu As Buhari Refused To Attend The Kogi Gand Rally

President Muhammadu Buhari deliberately stayed away from the All Progressives Congress (APC) grand rally in Lokoja, Kogi State as the ruling party held a grand rally on Saturday, ahead of the November 21 governorship election in the state. Neither the President nor Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, were present at[Read More…]