EFCC releases 5.7bn out of N7.9bn seized from Okorocha to Imo

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told a former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Rochas Okorocha, to get ready for his day in court. Speaking at the commission’s zonal office in Port Harcourt, Rivers on Thursday, the Zonal Head, Usman Imam, said

By |2020-06-12T12:51:07+01:00June 12th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Senators don’t want to stand surety for Maina – Lawyer

Senators are reluctant to stand as surety to a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, his lawyer, Afam Osigwe, said. Mr Osigwe made this known on Thursday, during the ongoing criminal trial of Mr Maina, at the federal high court in Abuja. The judge, Okon Abang, who is presiding over

By |2020-02-07T07:20:22+01:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Shehu Sani Arraigned, Pleads Not Guilty To Bribery, Fraud Charges

former member of the Senate representing Kaduna Central, Senator Shehu Sani, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of bribery and advance fee fraud. The charges were brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Get the latest news at your fingertips by Downloading our news App via Google Play Store Senator

By |2020-01-27T10:58:52+01:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

EFCC invades election venue in Imo rerun

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday invaded booth 003 Umucaram Amaraku in Isiala Mbano council area of Imo over alleged vote-buying. The anti- graft agency, in company of combined security agencies, stormed the election value and interrogated Mr Obinna Onwubuariri, candidate of PDP in the rerun election. INEC had fixed

By |2020-01-25T19:19:44+01:00January 25th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

I Still Can’t Get Senators with N1bn Properties as My Sureties, Maina Tells Court

A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is standing trial on charges of money laundering involving N2billion yesterday appealed to the Federal High Court in Abuja to drop some of the conditions attached to the N1billion granted him by the Court in November last year. Maina, who was arraigned

By |2020-01-14T10:06:38+01:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Magu stays as Court dismisses suits seeking his removal as EFCC acting chair

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed some suits seeking the removal of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The plaintiffs had sought Magu’s removal on the grounds that the Senate had twice rejected his appointment and refused to screen him to take up the

By |2019-12-04T12:27:29+01:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

EFCC Seizes Air Peace Boss Passports, Restricts His Movement

On the 23rd of November, 2019, Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace was charged with 27 counts of money laundering by one U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak. Mr. Byung said that Onyema moved more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based

By |2019-12-02T06:55:37+01:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

EFCC invites foreign auctioneers to sell Diezani’s N14.4bn jewelery, houses

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has contacted ‘internationally certified’ auctioneers overseas to auction off the $40 million (about N14.4 billion) jewelry, recovered from a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. EFCC acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu said 242 trailers and tankers recovered from internet scammers will also be auctioned off. Magu spoke at

By |2019-10-31T13:54:02+01:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

EFCC disrupts press briefing, manhandles journalists as activists submit petition against Tinubu

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday manhandled journalists at its head office in Abuja while a group of activists, including the convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, was submitting a petition addressed to the Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu. The activists had gone to submit a petition calling for the

By |2019-10-26T09:25:59+01:00October 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

EFCC Recovers N65m From INEC Office In Zamfara

Operatives of the Economic and Finacial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Sokoto zonal office on Wednesday recovered money to the tune of N65,548,000 (Sixty-five Million, Five Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Naira) from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara State. The monies which comprise of  81 bundles of N1000 notes, 97 bundle of N500 notes and

By |2019-10-10T12:21:39+01:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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