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Timi Frank descends heavily on Buhari & EFCC over a needless probe...

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has condemned in strong terms, a...
Nigeria

Cameroon and Nigeria Join Forces in anti-graft campaign

Cameroon and Nigeria have begun seeking ways to collaborate to fight corruption in both countries, according to officials of Cameroon's anti-graft body on Wednesday. Officials...
Wpid Dollar Case

Nigeria nabs money laundering suspects with US$2.8 million at airport

Nigeria's anti-graft body on Friday said it had intercepted 2.8 million U.S. dollars at the Akanu Ibiam International airport in southeast Nigeria's Enugu state....
Nigeria's former Petroleum Minister and OPEC's alternate president Diezani Alison-Madueke speaking at the annual IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, Texas March 4, 2014. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Court gives EFCC nod to arraign former Petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

A Federal High Court, Abuja, has given the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) leave to arraign former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and a...

Revealed! How Former DG NEMA Maintained 20 Bank Accounts – Reps Panel

Former Director-General (DG) of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mohammed Sani Sidi, allegedly maintained 20 different accounts in various banks, as a public...
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Okorocha and Others Must Answer – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked Dr Muhammad Isah Acting Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and Professor Bolaji Owasanoye...

EFCC Efforts At Questioning Diezani Were Futile

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its investigative team has not been allowed to meet with the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources,...

EFCC piles up evidence against former Governor Nyako

An Abuja, Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday admitted in evidence six volumes of documents tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

War of words escalates between EFCC, Ekweremadu

Amos Dunia, Persecond News, Abuja - The Whistle blowing tactics of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), took a different dimension on Wednesday...
Corruption

Are we really eradicating corruption?

“I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody. A few people have privately voiced fears that on coming back to office I shall...
Dikko Abdullahi

Nigeria recovers US$3 million from ex-customs chief in graft probe

The country's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Saturday said it also seized a land property belonging to the former customs chief in Abuja,...
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Fighting Corruption-Jude Ndukwe Writes

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has come under intense scrutiny and criticism from citizens in the last few days following a series...

EFCC Boss wants two directors as sureties before his release

Contrary to press release issued by the spokesperson of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Wilson Uwujaren that Mr Abubakar Sidiq Usman...

Nyako to be re-arraigned by the EFCC over N29 Billion Fraud

The accused are to be invited for money laundering offence to the tune of N29 billion before the Justice Okon Abang, Federal High Court...
Fayose

EFCC exposes Fayose over Bribes He Received from Contractors

According to Premium Times, the anti-graft agency has released the full detail of its fraud case against the Ekiti state governor. The details were contained...
EFCC

Nigeria urges treasury looters to refund stolen money

Spokesperson for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Osita Nwaja gave the looters the advice in the southern city of Enugu. ...
Dumebi Kachikwu

Setting The Records Straight On Dumebi Kachikwu

Nigerians have been inundated with the above bogus tweet circulated by Sahara Reporters on June 11, 2016, suggesting that the Economic and Financial Crimes...

May 24 major Nigerian media outlets

-- The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Monday, accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and other oil and gas companies of shortchanging the...

Ex-Nigerian Chief of Defense in Jail for corruption

A 10-count charge was slammed on him by Nigeria's anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), which arrested him almost three weeks...

Ex-Nigerian minister arrested in connection with corruption

About 6.5 million Nigerians applied for 5,000 immigration jobs, but the screening tests for jobs in March 2014 led to the death of several...

Abba Moro, others to face money laundering and fraud charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to arraign immediate past Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, for allegedly defrauding 676, 675 applicants...

EFCC Ordered To Confiscate Tompolo’s Assets

The judge ordered the anti corruption agency to take possession of the concerned assets pending when Tompolo will make himself available to answer charges...

Nigerians blames country’s lawyers and journalist for corruption

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu made the accusation when a coalition of civil society groups (CSOs) staged a...

Obama Government To Support Nigeria Economy With Over US$607k

The U.S assistance package was disclosed by Sean J. McIntosh, First Secretary and Spokesman of the U.S Embassy Abuja in an exclusive email chat...
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Nigeria gets back more than trillion dollars in robbed resource

The money was recovered from "criminal groups and public office holders" by the country's leading anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),...
Olisa Metu, PDP national publicity secretary

Olisa Metuh Arraigned for Destroying Confessional Report

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday morning slammed a fresh two-count charge on the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh,...

Embattled PDP spokesman remanded by an Abuja court

Metuh has been in custody of EFCC for over a week on allegations that he received the sum of N400 million from the office...
Justice Ishaq Bello

Judge criticizes Nigeria’s FCT for granting remand orders

The Chief Judge issued the warning during his visit to the Keffi Medium prison in Keffi, Nasarawa State, on Tuesday. The directive is coming because...
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EFCC DETAINS PDP’s Olisa Metuh

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Metuh...
Samuel Ortom

Alert Ortom on his responsibilities as a governor

Since coming into power, my successor and incumbent Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, seems to be overwhelmed or probably has forgotten the supposed...