Tag: Nuhu Ribadu

I never said Buhari recruited bandits to oust ex- Pres. Jonathan – Nuhu Ribadu

The former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nuhu Ribadu, has denied claims he said Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, and Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, are the chief sponsors of bandits in the North. Premium Times reports that Mr Ribadu on Thursday described the statement being circulated on[Read More…]

“Obasanjo Wanted To Be President For Life” – Atiku Abubakar Explains Why He Was Against The Agenda

Nigeria’s former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has said that his former boss, former president Olusegun Obasanjo was seeking to be president for life, through his ‘third term agenda’ towards the end of his second tenure. Atiku made this known in an interview with Zero Tolerance, a quarterly magazine published by[Read More…]

Nuhu Ribadu Explains How Ex- President Obasanjo Declined UK’s Request To Return Looted Funds To EFCC

Mallam. Nuhu Ribadu is the founding Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commis­sion (EFCC). Ribadu was a keynote speaker at a recent workshop on assets forfeiture and recovery which was organised by the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Anti-Corruption (PACAC) in Abuja. He spoke with AMEH EJEKWONYILO of Authority Newspaper on[Read More…]

Nuhu Ribadu Made A Mistake When He Left Us – APC

The All Progressives Congress has said former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, made a mistake when he left the party. National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said this in a text message he sent in response to a question by Sunday PUNCH. He[Read More…]

I Have Finally Decided To Return “Home” – Says Nuhu Ribadu On Defection To APC

Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has returned to the All Progressives Congress. Ribadu confirmed the move in a statement, which was published on his Facebook page. “I have finally heeded the calls on me to return to the All Progressives Congress, a party of[Read More…]

I’m Still Paying Dearly For Going Into Politics Says Nuhu Ribadu

Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says he is “paying dearly” for his decision to go into politics after heading the nation’s anti-graft agency. While noting that the “fight against corruption is a thankless job”, the 2011 presidential candidate of Action Congress[Read More…]

Dele Momodu: The Dilemma of Anti-Corruption Crusaders

“So when they continued asking Him, He stood up and said to them, ‘The one without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.” – King James Bible, John 8: 7 Fellow Nigerians, anyone familiar with the Holy Bible and the teachings of Jesus Christ of Nazareth[Read More…]

Ex-EFCC Chair, Ribadu Ribadu Denies Receiving Money From Sambo Dasuki

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has denied receiving any money from the embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. In a statement Tuesday, Mr. Ribadu said those trying to discreetly plant a story against him in the media should come forward with documentary[Read More…]

Another Defection? Nuhu Ribadu Had A Secret Meeting With APC National Leader

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, reportedly held a closed meeting with the pioneer chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, in his country home in Ila- Orangun, Osun State. Informed sources who made this known to newsmen in Osogbo[Read More…]

Ensure Transparency In The National Assembly, Nuhu Ribadu Tells PDP Lawmakers

Read full speech below. Remark by Mallam Nuhu Ribadu at a retreat for PDP National Assembly members held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday June 1, 2015 Courtesies… Addressing a gathering of elected lawmakers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stock at this time is an opportunity of deep[Read More…]